7th Feb 2022
Revving It Up In Bangsar With Alfa
Out of this coveted blue ribbon address emerges Bangsar’s first mixed-use luxury development equipped with a hotel
Good news at this time of an ongoing worldwide pandemic beleaguered with negativity is always welcome and just as reviving as discovering water in a desert. And, rightly so. Just when an overall depressed property market adopting mostly a wait-and- see approach seems to be the order of the day, with everyone assuming that there isn’t any more land available to be turned into a prestigious development project in Bangsar – news of a spanking new mixed-use luxury development complete with residential, commercial and even a hotel component has certainly raised eyebrows.
Enter Alfa Bangsar – the latest kid on the Bangsar block that unveils the potential of the last tract of prime freehold land rising from this blue ribbon address.
All this and more, arising from the astute foresight and strong holding power of none other than Dato’ Dr Foo Wan Kien, Founder and Executive Chairman of City Motors Group of Companies. Backed by sterling credentials helming City Motors Group, famous for being the sole distributor in Asia for Alfa Romeo Cars in the 1960s, the group is now set to rev it up by expanding its property portfolio as well as diversifying into the property investment segment including the hospitality business.
“The Alfa Romeo brand is a well- established household name in the car industry. The cars are known for their good road holding and speed, (and are) able to out-run many cars on the highways while being a brand associated with luxuries,” he shares.
While he was famously known by the moniker “Alfa King” in the 70s, the sprightly veteran jests with a twinkle in his eye that he would rather be known as “Romeo King”. Drawing a parallel between this distinguished car brand and what is envisioned to be the latest high- rise mixed-use development in Bangsar, he says both bear a striking resemblance with the hallmark of luxury geared towards high performance for users. Read more>>