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Hyatt Place Debuts in Johor Bahru

In the pulsating heart of Johor Bahru, where tradition brushes against the sleek edges of modernity, a new chapter unfolds with the announcement of the Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre, a partnership that promises to redefine the city’s landscape.

Hyatt and BHP’s Visionary Collaboration

Bangsar Heights Pavilion (BHP) recently unveiled a partnership with Hyatt Hotels Corporation that speaks of both innovation and nostalgia. Hyatt Hotels one of the world’s leading global hospitality brands will be managing the 200-room Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre.To be located at Quayside JBCC, a new lifestyle, retail and entertainment destination in the heart of Johor Bahru.

Aaron Yap, the visionary CEO of BHP, articulates this as a symbiotic relationship that will “add value to the stakeholders of both companies; locally and internationally.” This is not just corporate speak but a reflection of a shared ethos of hospitality and heritage, a mutual commitment to crafting spaces that aren’t just passed through but truly lived in.

Quayside JBCC is a freehold mixed development comprising retail, hotel, serviced suites, and sky bar fine dining with an expected gross development value of RM600mil. Sitting in a prime location of the Johor Bahru City Centre (JBCC), it entails a development with a total of 482 serviced suites, 24 units of commercial retail, a 200 keys hotel suite and a rooftop sky bar and a fine dining restaurant.

David Udell, group president of Asia Pacific Hyatt said, “We are thrilled to be working with BHP to introduce Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre in Malaysia. With BHP’s legacy of over 30 years of experience in developing residential, commercial, and industrial properties in the country, we are proud to give our guests a place they can call their own, defined by a comfortable and convenient stay during their travel. This collaboration reflects the exciting growth of the Hyatt Place brand in Southeast Asia, and underscores Hyatt’s position as the leading global hospitality brand in upscale accommodations for business and leisure travellers worldwide.”

Where Heritage Meets Hospitality

Hyatt Place Johor Bahru
From Left to Right:
1. Ir Gan You Lam – Development Director of Bangsar Heights Pavilion
2. Yang Berbahagia Datuk Seri Dr Robert Lim, Chairman and founder of Bangsar Heights Group
3. Aaron Yap, Chief Executive Officer of Bangsar Heights Group
4. Bastien Touzeau, Regional Vice President, Development of Hyatt Hotels Corporation
5. Charis Choi, Regional Vice President,  Sales and Marketing South East Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
6. Oliver Lenoir, General Manager Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

The 200 spacious guest rooms at Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre will feature amenities thoughtfully designed around guest needs. Some features are dedicated spaces to work, sleep, and hang out. Guests will be able to enjoy a wide array of choices at The Breakfast Bar, lobby and restaurant. All offering a thoughtfully sourced and creatively curated menu.

Aaron further elaborated that Quayside JBCC will be a place to work, live and play, but also be a new ecosystem to grow, connect and thrive. “Quayside JBCC is designed to emphasise the rich heritage of the surrounding area and revitalise the days of old with modern influences. It goes beyond the tangible buildings; it is the confluence of history and what the future holds for its residents, present and future,” he continued.

Bangsar Heights Pavilion is a subsidiary of the Bangsar Heights Group. Inheriting a legacy of over 30 years of experience in developing residential, commercial, and industrial properties across Malaysia. Founded by Datuk Seri Dr. Robert Lim, the company boasts a portfolio of over 50 completed and sold developments, with a GDV valued at over RM5 billion.

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