The Star, 29 September 2014 - Inspiring a green lifestyle
29 September 2014
IT WAS double joy forTropicana Corporation Berhad as the group celebrated the launch of its inaugural green campaign and its first modular viewing deck. The "Tropicana Green Carnival" campaign is currently on at Tropicana Metropark, Subang Jaya, over four Saturdays ending on Oct 18,
It aims to attract visitors with programmes for the whole family, such as a showcase of vintage cars, family yoga sessions, upcycling workshops for children, beauty and healthyeating talks and cooking demonstrations. There will also be eco initiatives, such as tree-planting besides blood donation drive, health screening and recycling activities. Tropicana sales and marketing execurive director of sales and marketing Pam Loh said the carnival was held in line with the concept of the 3.7ha Central Park, which was to foster an ecological and well-balanced lifestyle for urban families within Tropicana Metropark. "Central Park is the connecting factor to this 35.6ha integrated development.
It is a focal point where the young and old can gather, bringing the community closer and providing a perfect symmetry in terms of work, play and living." said Loh. She added that through the carnival and its development, the group also aspired to drive home the idea that green lifestyle was achievable. The launch of the campaign also highlighted the developer's very first modular viewing deck. It stands at nine metres tall and has a viewing platform measuring two-by-six metres wideReferred to as a sustainable product, the deck can be dismantled and reassembled for use elsewhere.
Atop the deck, visitors can take in the panoramic sight of Tropicana Metropark as well as the progress of its components, including the Central Park. The park, valued at some RM20mil, will be completed by 2016, along with the development's first phase of residences. Pandora, and the Tropicana Metropark Link, a flyover that connects road users to the Federal Highway. 0 [From left) Tropicana Corporation senior general manager Mohd Zapl Abdullah. Subang Jaya Municipal Council [MPSJ) landscape architect Azlina Mat Salim, MPSJ president Datuk Asmawi Kasbi. Loh and Tropicana Corporation project executive director Daniel Teh planting the first tree For the Central Park to mark the campaign launch.