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Batu Ferringhi

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Registered: July 2008
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alan

Registered: August 2008
Posts: 9
August 2, 2009 12:28pm

Hi Kayes , conflicting reports on what is happening in BF and I am sure you are the person to get a definitive answer !
Question , what is happening or happened to all the shops etc from the new Mosque up towards the Casuarina ?
Have been told that they have been or will be demolished to make way for housing / condos !
Have tried various people but phones , landline , are no longer being answered .
Any pictures will be greatly appreciated .
Hope to be back for a short visit early September ,was hoping to stay at Hard Rock but this is not opening until 19/09/2009 .
Thanks in anticipation Alan
kayes

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 3,555
August 3, 2009 11:31am

The shops in that area you mentioned have been demolished which are those on the "beach side". Those on the other side of the road (i.e. Happy Garden side) are all intact. Below are two pics:-


http://penangnewspaper.com/pics4/bfcondo10.jpg


http://penangnewspaper.com/pics4/bfcondo11.jpg
alan

Registered: August 2008
Posts: 9
August 3, 2009 5:57pm

thanks wait to see or hear what is going to happen to this large vacant lot/s
another luxury hotel ???????
kayes

Registered: July 2008
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August 3, 2009 11:41pm

hi Alan, no one at the club seems to know what is going to come up there. I will ask around some more and post the news here Smile
alan

Registered: August 2008
Posts: 9
April 14, 2010 6:57pm

Hi Kayes , any news on what is or is not going to happen to this vacant lot ?
Prime real estate with no return , perhaps like here in the UK the owners are putting into a landbank hoping for a better return in the future .
Are there any hotspots now in Batu Ferringhi ?
Should have been there in Feb uary but had to return to UK now ready to pick up our travels , back in 2 weeks time , sure will be amazed at all the changes .
Hello to all that know us and those that are in Penang see you soon
kayes

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 3,555
April 16, 2010 11:35pm

hi Alan and welcome back to Penang Smile I think part of that big vacant space is State land.



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