This is the reason the Lippo Group's boss is building a new city of Meikarta

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Friday, August 18 2017 - 20:55 IWST

New City of Meikarta Cikarang
New City of Meikarta Cikarang

INDUSTRY.co.id - Cikarang- Lippo Group's Chief Executive Officer James Riady recently revealed why his company built Meikarta, an independent area covering an area of ​​2,200 hectares. He argued there are currently about 8 million unemployed workers. One of the things because it is not able to reach the higher house prices.

"How to solve the housing deficit There are 8 million people who have jobs, have a salary, but no home, they want and able to have a house but can not afford it," he said.

Therefore, he continued, Meikarta present to provide affordable residential for the community. Thus in the future there will be more developers who are able to provide affordable housing.

"How can Meikarta provide affordable housing, that's the main thing, that's our heart, hopefully there will be 100 developers like Meikarta built to complete the 8 million housing deficit that baseball has a house," he said.

Meanwhile, President Meikarta Ketut Budi Wijaya stated, for the cheapest type of apartment units offered today, the type of studio with an area of ​​21.91 square meters offered at a price of Rp 127 million. With the price of this size is expected to reach Meikarta bottom layer society.

"We are trying to accommodate all segments of society, the type of studio 1 bedroom is Rp 127 million," he said.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Ketua Umum Kadin Rosan Roeslani

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 23:05 WIB

Kadin Agrees to Export Needs to be Encouraged to Overcome the Widening of CAD

Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), Rosan Roeslani said, an increase in exports should be encouraged to overcome the widening of the current account deficit…

Shell (Ist)

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 23:00 WIB

Shell is the First International Lubricant with SNI Certification

In order to support the growth of lubricants in Indonesia, PT Shell Indonesia launches Shell lubricant products with Indonesian Lubricants Standard (SNI) certification.

Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs (Photo: onenews)

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 22:52 WIB

Asian Games Contingent Will Be Taken to Smesco Enjoy Shopping Tourism

The 2018 Asian Games contest that wants to shop will be invited to Smesco Indonesia. The home for superior products of SMEs in the country was chosen as one of four shopping tourism destinations…

Rupiah

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 22:41 WIB

Rupiah Continues to Weak, Economist Experts Ask the Government to Do a Strategy to Reduce Business Actors' Turmoil

The impact of the economic crisis that hit a number of countries in Europe affected the rupiah exchange rate against the United States dollar (US), even a number of countries in Southeast Asia…

Presiden Jokowi dan KH Maruf Amin (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 19:00 WIB

Report of Jokowi Verified Full President Wealth

Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) informs the State Organizational Assets Report (LHKPN) of Presidential Candidate Joko Widodo to be fully verified.