Besides being exposed to ample career opportunities, you will also be able to enjoy the same standards of living at a much lower cost than Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan or Korea. Iskandar Malaysia is where living, entertainment, environment and business seamlessly converge within a bustling and vibrant metropolis.
AFFORDIBILITY & HOUSING
Malaysia is among the most friendly and hospitable places in the world to work and live in. Malaysians are warm, friendly people who easily accept foreigners into their circle of friends. In addition, the country's tropical climate with its uniform temperatures allows light, comfortable clothing throughout the year.
Expatriates and their families will enjoy a safe and comfortable living environment with 21st century amenities, good healthcare and medical facilities, excellent educational institutions, and world-class recreational and sports facilities at costs much lower than in their own countries.
There is a wide selection of comfortable housing. According to a survey on expatriate living costs by the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce & Industry, monthly rentals for accommodation can range from as low as RM2,700 – 8,500 (US$762-2,398) for a furnished 3-bedroom condominium.
The region boasts well-equipped fitness centres and world-class golf courses such as the Horizon Hills Golf and Country Club and The Ledang. Also, you can enjoy the many sporting facilities here which are ideal for futsal, swimming, tennis and badminton, among others.
Aside from the many well-designed shopping malls, Iskandar is also home to Johor Premium Outlets, where you can find more than 80 Designer and Brand outlet stores.
You won’t be bored here, that’s for sure. Iskandar will be home to museums, artistic venues, historical attractions as well as other entertainment hotspots that will offer you plenty to do after office hours. Of course, the theme parks located here – LEGOLAND Malaysia and Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park, are popular picks.
Johor is home to some of the world’s oldest rainforests, such as the botanical and wildlife paradise of Endau Rompin, the mangrove island of Kukup, the wetlands of Tanjung Piai, which has been gazetted as a RAMSAR site, the legendary Gunung Ledang and the heavenly islands of Mersing. Its islands are also world renowned for their clear waters and white sandy beaches.