Farpoint Received the Second MIPIM Asia Award
The Hundred, Mixed-Use Development from Farpoint, Receives 2014 MIPIM Asia Award for Best Futura Project
The Hundred, Farpoint’s new mixed-use development in Jakarta, has received the 2014 Bronze Award for Best Futura Project at MIPIM Asia, a leading real estate-industry conference. The honor comes just two weeks after the groundbreaking for the dramatic, 120,000-square-meter, U-shaped tower, which includes a Sofitel five-star hotel, exclusive residences, International Grade A offices and retail space. The tower designed by Woods Bagot is expected to open in phases from mid-2018 to early 2019.
The project is driven by Farpoint’s vision to create a business and lifestyle hub which defines the new generation of business and lifestyle facilities that will complement the ease of living and doing business in one of the key business districts that will support the upcoming business growth in Jakarta.This is Farpoint’s second to project to receive the MIPIM Awards after Sequis Tower received The Best Futura Project in 2013.
“We are proud to create this development as our way of thinking beyond towards the needs which will arise from the business growth in Jakarta, and we are confident that The Hundred can fulfill these needs.” says Jusup Halimi, Chief Executive Officer of FARPOINT on The Hundred groundbreaking ceremony held on site.
“Farpoint set a high bar for creating a landmark that will have a positive impact through its environmental performance, advanced workplace design, and enhancement of the Mega Kuningan district,” said Patrick Daly, Woods Bagot’s Regional Executive Chairman of North America. “By carefully analyzing the site conditions and building systems, we were able to craft an integrated design that fulfills Farpoint’s vision and their philosophy to Think Beyond.”
The Hundred Breaks Ground in the Heart of Mega Kuningan
Introducing a New Business and Lifestyle Hub in Mega Kuningan, Supporting Jakarta’s Growth in Welcoming the ASEAN Economic Community 2015.
“The Hundred” is an integrated mixed-used development which includes Sofitel So – a luxury French 5-star hotel, exclusive residences, International Grade A offices and retail spaces as well as a public green urban plaza. The project will cover a total area of 120,000 square meters, 26 floors of office, 212 key rooms of hotels and 24 floors of luxury residence spaces. Construction will start by the end of the year, and the development will be completed in phases from mid of 2018 to early 2019.
Beyond providing ultimate lifestyle standards for living, leisure, and business, The Hundred is also designed with the aim to create a landmark that has a positive impact towards the environment as well as providing a sustainable workplace for the future. The whole element of The Hundred is designed to achieve the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification.
“We are proud to create this development as our way of thinking beyond towards the needs which will arise from the business growth in Jakarta, and we are confident that The Hundred can fulfill these needs.” says Jusup Halimi, Chief Executive Officer of FARPOINT commenting on the development of The Hundred.
The Hundred’s iconic design is a collaboration by internationally acclaimed architects and designers: Woods Bagot Architects (San Fransisco), creative and interior design collaboration between Powerstrip Studio (Los Angeles) and Bando Design (New York City), Inverse Lighting (London) and WHL Asia Structural Consultant (Shanghai). A collaboration that will ensure The Hundred stands out as a new international landmark in Mega Kuningan.
The First Indonesian Company to Participate in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) Survey
Farpoint Highlights Its Case Study of Proactive Action In Preserving Water Resources
Farpoint became the first real estate company in Indonesia to participate in the GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) Survey aimed at evaluating and improving sustainability practices in the global real estate sector.
The results of the survey are organized into an annual sustainability report, in which the 2014 edition was published on Thursday (4/9).
Seven aspects of GRESB sustainability measured include Management, Policy & Disclosure, Risks & Opportunities, Environmental Monitoring & Management Systems, Performance Indicators, Building Certification, and Stakeholder Involvement.
Farpoint highlighted the case of innovation with a proactive strategy in managing water resources. This strategy involves the implementation of the Versitank water and waste treatment system at Citi Square Business Park in Kalideres, and the implementation of Rainwater Harvesting System at VERDE Apartments in Kuningan.
The value of this strategy goes beyond improving the efficiency of water consumption; but this system of strategies contributes to creating an enhanced positive environmental impact on the urban environment.
Media Visit to Farpoint Home for A Home Program
Farpoint Long-Term Commitment in Building Decent Homes for Underprivileged Families in Desa Margamulya and Desa Kedung Dalam, Tangerang
Donations has been made, houses painted, foundations built, soccer balls played, laughter shared.
Thanks to our Management and staff support and donations, Farpoint have gathered more than 120 “Sembako” packages, books and toys that are given to underprivileged families in Desa Margamulya and Desa Kedung Dalam, Tangerang.
The donations were symbolically handed to Desa Kedung Dalam committee representative on Farpoint team and Media site visit to the “Home for A Home” program last Thursday (19/06). Around 20 of Farpoint team representatives alongside with 20 media joined hands in painting houses, building foundations and playing with local kids.
Both Farpoint team representative who joined the visit and Media went home with memorable experience, feeling good to have shared such a positive impact to their lives, and we believe so does the villagers at Margamulya and Kedung Dalam.
Media has written positive articles, sharing the needs and positivity of this program, hoping a greater awareness of so many under developed community around us.
About “Home for A Home”
Farpoint CSR program “Home for A Home” is a holistic community development for underprivileged families in Indonesia. Partnering with Habitat for Humanity Indonesia. Farpoint provide donation in the name of its property buyers to Habitat for Humanity Indonesia to build decent homes for low income families in where it is mostly needed.
The program started in 2012, and up to this day we have built 114 houses in Desa Margamulya and Desa Kedung Dalam.
Farpoint has commited to continue the collaboration with Habitat For Humanity Indonesia as a long-term partnership. “Home for a Home” program will built a total of 174 houses by 2016, where Farpoint’s contribution will cover more than 33 percent of the total home required by this villages until 2018.
Desa Margamulya and Desa Kedung Dalam was chosen as a pilot project on how we can support the development of a home and living environment for a better quality of life.
Farpoint believes that every man has the right to live in decent homes. Therefore, we partnered with Habitat for Humanity Indonesia to build decent, safe, healthy and comfortable houses for underprivileged families in Desa Margamulya and Desa Kedung Dalam.
The Hundred Signing Ceremony Event
Farpoint Signs Hotel Management Agreement with Accor Bringing the first Sofitel So Jakarta in Indonesia
Farpoint has signed a hotel management agreement with Sofitel Luxury Hotels to operate the first Sofitel So in Indonesia – Sofitel So Jakarta. The hotel will be at The Hundred, an integrated mixed-used development which also includes residential apartments, International Grade A offices and prime commercial spaces as well as a public green urban plaza, in the heart of Mega Kuningan.
The Hundred’s iconic design and concept is a collaboration by internationally acclaimed architects and designers. The principle architect is Woods Bagot, a global architecture firm based in the United States. Together with the new luxury hotel brand of Sofitel So, The Hundred aspires to be the new higher living and lifestyle hub in Metropolitan Jakarta, anticipated to commence work by this year and to be completed in 2018.
The iconic design of The Hundred comprises of a 50-storey Residential and Hotel tower and a 24-storey Office tower straddle by a 7-storey podium with a grand arched gateway main entrance which leads into the heart of Mega Kuningan at the urban green plaza. The 7-storey podium consists of a grand ballroom, hotel amenities and a sky pool bar and lounge on the upper levels as well as an array of hip and vibrant gastronomic venues on the ground level leading into the green plaza, an one and only destination of its kind in Jakarta.
The name of “The Hundred” is inspired by its geographical location on the latitude and longitude (-6, 106) adding up to a perfect hundred. In this internet age of mobile phones and search engines, the branding will put it on the top list of searches for our clients on the go.