Betting on BIDS

By Tan Yi Yang

October 2012 FEATURE
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George Town starts Asia’s first ever Business Improvement District SchemeThe rejuvenation of an urban area cannot really be left only to the authorities. This has become clear to businesses and residents living around the Komtar area. Taking the lead from other cities that have succeeded in reviving degenerated areas, they are now working with the state government to turn their district into Penang’s next attraction.Komtar, or Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, remains one of the most recognisable symbols of Penang. Although...

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