Despite being located in a land without any significant natural resources, the economy of Malacca dates back more than 500 years, due to its strategic location. As the center of the all important spice trade, Malacca attracted many colonial powers to engage wars to control it
Melaka is situated strategically in between 2 major cities, 148km south of Kuala Lumpur the capital of Malaysia and 245km north of Singapore. Melaka state capital commanding a central position on the straits of Melaka, linked with excellent roads and highways. It gives the advantages to Melaka in terms of logistic, connecting to 3 major seaports in Klang, Tanjung Pelepas & Singapore respectively.
The North South Expressway allows easy access into Melaka from all the states of Malaysia. Melaka are well connected with excellent road links and highways. Uninterrupted and continuous power supply, ample water resources and overflowing natural gas to industrial park provide the vibrant sound environment to the investor.
Cost of doing business in Melaka is absolutely competitive compare to other states, makes Melaka is an excellent location for doing business. Low industrial land price, reasonable property value, low salary and remuneration are the plus factor why you need to invest in Melaka.
Melaka’s business friendly state government has put intensive efforts and delivery systems to support all activities that encourage foreign and local business participation. Melaka are blessed with strong leadership under the Hon. Haji Adly bin Zahari, the Chief Minister of Melaka. His glory visionary, smart and efficient governance make Melaka is the top choice for the top performers. Express approval process for licensing, tailor-made incentives by the state and Federal Government are among the efforts to make Melaka as the preferred destination for investor.
Melaka has an outstanding number of universities, colleges and private school. Melaka has 10 universities, 32 colleges and 2 private international schools providing education opportunities for everyone in the state and to the country. There are about 120,000 students enrolled to date to support the industrial demand in various sector and industry.
Melaka offers the investor the perfect setting for a place to stay. Compared to among major cities in the country, Melaka can offer high quality of life with low cost. Fairly low cost of living, reasonable price of property, modern health care facilities and low crime rate makes Melaka are great place to live in. As one of the must-visit tourist destination place in Malaysia, Melaka is rich with its panorama of multicultural, multireligious and multiethnic heritage as well as its colorful cuisuine, interesting places of interests and revered historical sites.