One One Eight is a lucky number and refers to the the SoHo commercial suites at Island Plaza in Tanjung Tokong, Penang. It is a freehold piece of property that was remodelled from the previous Island Plaza Tower lots, as well as its developer is Omega Moments.
One One Eight comprises of only 1 block of buildings that stands 12 storeys high close to the sea. There are only 106 units available, placing it at an average of 8 units to a floor with built ups that range between 484 sf to 1,162 sf; and also depending on the built up, each unit has between 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms. The lowest selling price for these units are RM680,000 whilst rental begins from RM2,500.
Considering that most of the units at One One Eight were previously tenanted, many of the units being sold are either partially or fully furnished. The partially furnished ones are mostly already comes with kitchen cabinets, hoods and also hobs and an assortment of built in furniture. Before they pay the price to ensure that they got the best of the deal, interested buyers will need to take note of the furnishings of the unit. Some of the units have direct sea fronting views as well which gives the unit a higher value.
One One Eight does not come with swimming pools, Jacuzzi, sauna or the usual condominium facilities as this is not a residential place but a commercial one. However what they do come with is even better depending on the person’s perspective of the matter. there is the Cold Storage supermarket, Coffee Bean café, nail spas, beauty salons, Japanese restaurants and such as the ground floors are retail shops. Imagine living on top of a shopping mall, and also you will get the picture.
When residents get bored of their surroundings at One One Eight, they will be able to hop out of their SoHo units and take a leisurely drive down to Gurney Drive or Georgetown, both of which are food hubs that come with their own array of shopping malls, schools, medical centres, banks, restaurants as well as everything a person could need.
Driving out will be convenient as residents of One One Eight are well connected by the main road Jalan Tanjung Tokong outside their SoHos, that connect to Jalan Kelawei, Jalan Bagan Jermal as well as directly to Gurney Drive. Public transportation can be obtained on Jalan Tanjung Tokong as it is a heavily travelled road and also many cabs pass through here.