The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to open resort in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced its plans to open its second luxury hotel in Malaysia in one of the catchment areas known as the Petaling Jaya Golden Triangle, within a development named Empire City. The development is scheduled to be completed in 2016.

The Empire City is a sustainable project that spans 30 acres and will be built in phases with completion targeted for 2016.  The components of the development include over 2.5 million square feet of retail space; 1.2 million square feet of office space; and a Ritz-Carlton hotel.

The new Ritz-Carlton will be a 53-story building located on a four-acre site. It will be one of the tallest buildings in the area.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Petaling Jaya will be designed according to The Ritz-Carlton design standards and will have 288 guestrooms and suites.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 87 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is a subsidiary of Marriott International.

PHOTO SHOWS ANOTHER PROPERTY OF THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL COMPANY, THE RITZ-CARLTON, BALI