Hong Leong to invest in innovation exchange

HONG Leong Financial Group Bhd (HLFG) has earmarked RM40 million to develop the HLX Integrated Innovation Centre, a 32-storey innovation exchange.

Fully owned by GuocoLand Malaysia Bhd — the property arm of HLFG, the exchange is located along Jalan Kia Peng in Kuala Lumpur, offering 250,000 sq ft (23,225.76 sq m) of co-working spaces, event facilities, high-tech talent development and training centres, co-living facilities and more.

“To date, a total of 100,000 sq ft has been taken up by start-ups and corporates, including a Vietnamese co-working space with 50,000 sq ft and local training academy KCOM Group plc, which will occupy about 16,500 sq ft,” HLX Management Sdn Bhd GM Mohd Reezan Mohd Fadzil told a press conference in Kuala Lumpur recently. full article here

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