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Johor is the southernmost state of Peninsula Malaysia, bordering Singapore. Within Johor is the economic growth corridor of Iskandar Malaysia,. This region has been compared to Shenzhen, which positioned itself as an alternative to neighbouring Hong Kong.

Johor Bahru is the capital of Johor, and it is making the most of its proximity to Singapore by building apartments for commuters, and office space for companies looking for cheaper rent.

This week's article features some of big construction projects underway in Johor Bahru.

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