17th January 2015
Over 500 guests arrived at the exclusive invitees-only Official Launch of Harbour City. The grand foyer of Terminal Pahlawan, Melaka was transformed into a magnificent life-sized cruise ship featuring a towering 3D ship to reflect the marine theme of the Harbour City development.
Officiated by Guest of Honour, Chief Minister of Melaka, YAB Datuk Seri Ir. Haji Idris bin Haji Haron, who had flown in especially for the occasion, notable VIPs included State Exco members as well as corporate partners, Peter Sanderson, Business Development Director of Sanderson Group and the delegation from GuoDu Construction (Group) Co., Ltd accompanied by Hatten Group’s top management – Datuk Wira Eric Tan, Group Chairman, Mr. Edwin Tan, Group Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Colin Tan, Group Managing Director.
Harbour City was officially launched with 3 turns of a ship’s wheel by Datuk Wira Eric Tan and the Chief Minister of Melaka signifying that Hatten Group has set its sights in a new direction, steering towards the growth and development of Pulau Melaka. At the same time, the huge screen projected a live video feed of the actual ground-breaking ceremony onsite from Pulau Melaka.
“With the burgeoning growth of Melaka as the epicenter of commercial, tourism and property development, Harbour City will be well-received by both local and foreign investors who are keen to invest in a quality product with the added guarantee of a booming location,” said Colin in his opening speech.