KPRJ Builders Wins SME 100 Fast Moving Companies Awards

Kuala Lumpur, 30th November 2018 – KPRJ Builders Sdn Bhd (“KBSB”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn. Bhd. (“KPRJ”) announced its achievement at the SME 100 Awards for The Fastest Moving Companies at the prestigious award ceremony held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

SME100 Awards is an Annual Recognition initiative organised by SME Magazine, naming the fastest moving businesses of the SME sector. To promote recognition of top businesses in a lucrative and dynamic market, the SME100 Awards has served as a symbol separating the best among the great.

Since 1996, KPRJ Builders has successfully completed numerous commercial and catalytic projects in Johor. KPRJ Builders’ forte include general construction, building and infrastructure, design and build contractor as well as project management. KPRJ Builders’ property development portfolio includes townships development, residential, affordable housing, integrated commercial and mixed development.

Some of KPRJ Builders notable projects include the Johor State Government Building in Iskandar Puteri, The Headquarters for Majlis Agama Islam Negeri Johor, The Chief Minister’s Office, Stadium Mount Austin, Legoland – Ninjago Theme Park and also Perling 45 Commercial Centre.

One of KPRJ Builders’ most significant success would be track record of completing 95 Sekolah Agama Kerajaan Johor (SAKJ) ahead of time. In 2017, resulting to the excellent track record in completing phase 1-4, KPRJ Builders was again awarded a contract to build another 30 more SAKJ (phase 5) in various parts of Johor. Furthermore, few projects in infrastructure include building highways, byways and upgrading of rural road.

Besides Commercial Projects, KPRJ Builders also embarks on catalytic projects such as building of mosques and community centers, beneficial to the community at large. KPRJ Builders is committed to help build more catalytic projects to help spur the the socio-economic landscape and in hope, will trigger a series of investments in Johor.

Haji Mohd Noorazam bin Dato’ Haji Osman, Chief Executive Officer of Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn Bhd (“KPRJ”) said, “KPRJ is honored to be named as SME 100 Fast Moving Companies Awards as we are one of the most successful state owned construction company in Johor that has successfully completed a lot of abandoned projects such as the Public Housing in Setia Indah and SAKJ phase 1-4. This was a successful takeover for SAKJ project. We have embarked in numerous catalytic projects which has accelerated the development of the surrounding areas, creating job opportunities and wealth creations, benefitting the rakyat.”

Mohd Noorazam added, “The SME100 Awards is definitely a significant accomplishment for us as we are making our own mark to be one of the best construction company in Malaysia.”

Zainal Abidin Zakaria, Executive Director of KBSB said, “KPRJ Builders is committed to continue its obligation in providing high quality works. Winning this prestigious award is a testament to the fact that KBSB have built our name in delivering key infrastructure development projects for the public and private sectors”

Coupled with its passion and commitment to project execution and delivery, the company has grown steadily in Johor and beyond and has progressed to undertake challenges beyond its borders and accelerating in building its reputation as an integrated and efficient construction company, crafting its way to being one of the best constructor in Johor and beyond.