GEORGE TOWN, Sept 18 – The State Assembly of Komtar Teh Lai Heng announced on Thursday about the upgrading of Komtar multi-storey car parks commences which upgrading works and subsequent management of the car park that will be undertaken by Only World Group.
Also were present of the PDC Setia Urus Sdn Bhd’s chief executive officer Datuk Ir. Ang Choo Hong, PDC’s general manager Datuk Rosli Jaafar and Only World Group’s director of operations Richard Cheong in the press conference at the Komtar multi-storey car parks here on Thursday.
The car park, with 288 car park lots and 180 motorbike lots, will be totally transformed once the upgrading is completed within six months time. The motorists would then be able to experience a “brighter, safer and more convenient” parking facility. Besides that, the 4 parking lots for OKU will also be remain the same.
The upgrading work will be included total repainting of the whole building and parking lots, rewiring of the electrical supply system and adding more lights, installation of CCTVs, installation of green/red parking lot indicators, installation of auto-pay parking system as well as replacement of two lifts and an escalators.
The upgrading of Komtar multi-storey car park was totally transform it to a modern car park. In the same time, each floor also having different colour to let people to remember the colour, especially level 5 will be painted with pink colour and will open for ladies to park only. Meanwhile, the lift indicator will also showing the colour for user to easily identical the colour.
The parking rate will remain the same as RM1 per hour for cars and RM1 per entry for motorbike. Season parking rate for cars will also remain as RM100 per month and for motorbikes RM20 for 2 months period. The car park will continue to be opened to motorists while the upgrading works are in progress.
The operation hour of the car park will also be extended from the present 7am until 10:30pm to 24 hours once the upgrading is completed. With the competition of the upgrading works, parking woes in Komtar will be over. There will be a total of 1500 parking lots in the Komtar, Prangin Mall and First Avenue zone which also enough to serve the needs at the peak times.