Hendrik Eising, General Manager District 8 SCBD Jakarta : A New Height of Elegance and Prestige

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Sri Utami

A collaborative partnership of two different industries.

Towering prominently over Jakarta’s prime SCBD, District 8 is one of the largest and most luxurious mixed-use developments comprising premium offices, world renowned high-end apartments, hotels and branded residences, famous serviced apartments and a lifestyle mall. Discover an awe-inspiring architectural design, world class facilities, refined hospitality and a whole new level of sophistication that defines the very essence of District 8 at every turn.

On this occasion, we interviewed Hendrik Eising, the General Manager of District 8 SCBD Jakarta, to share more about the luxury mixed-use development.

Q: Could you describe the current and future development plans for District 8?

A: Since the beginning of 2017, the buildings have been delivered in stages. District 8 is being developed by the Agung Sedayu Group and is the largest and most prestigious mixed-use development in SCBD. It is an estate with up to 50,000 square meters and with more than 780,000 meters of high quality building design. District 8 comprises a combination of the 8 best high-rise complexes with a combination of offices, apartments, hotels, serviced apartments and a lifestyle mall.

District 8’s two apartment blocks, named Infinity and Eternity, total 740 units while the three office towers are the 60 storey Treasury, 57 storey Prosperity and 40 storey Revenue, already open and in operation.

The Langham Hotel and Residences will be opened in the later part of 2019. Langham is globally well established and known for luxury lifestyle in prime locations.

The Oakwood Hotel and Apartments will be opened in quarter one of 2020. Oakwood, with its award winning portfolio, is also globally renowned for residences which allow tenants to live life in style.

The Marketplace, a lifestyle mall, will open in the second half of 2019 and will provide food, entertainment, fashion and cinema in a four storey building.

All eight elements of District 8 connect to the ground, with eight different entrances and exits. District 8 has been built with lots of Feng Shui value involved, including the names and meanings. signage curves, and most importantly, 88 imported Bodhi trees planted around the estate.

Q: What makes it different from any other CBD?

A: The uniqueness is the luxury, mix-use estate that is interconnected, aiming to establish a new level of service for all owners and tenants. All products and services offer better use of technology and focus on tenants’ relations to ensure everyone’s needs and comforts are well taken care of.

Q: What are the opportunities?

A: District 8 will soon have 5000 people coming and going on a daily basis. Large, in-buildings and in-numbers open up opportunities for all markets. It is “living, working and playing” with all that prestigious premium services and facilities can offer.

Q: How do you see travel and business as a lifestyle in the future?

A: District 8 is setting a new level of lifestyle, a new level of products, new level of market, new level of service, premium materials are being used, big spaces, all coming together to create a feeling of well being.

Business-wise, it’s a work/living place under one roof with the necessary services to cater to all potential markets requiring premium and up-market facilities, making sure there is a good return on investment. The main objective is to deliver a one-stop service to all owners and tenants and an example of this is the client lounges in the apartment area that allow business meetings to be conducted more easily.