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BHL Tower

BHL Tower
BHL Tower, George Town, Penang.jpg
BHL Tower is located in central George Town, Penang
BHL Tower
Location within George Town
General information
TypeCommercial offices
AddressNortham Road, 10050 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Town or cityGeorge Town, Penang
CountryMalaysia
Coordinates5°25′35″N 100°19′21″E / 5.426392°N 100.322559°E / 5.426392; 100.322559
Completed1995[1]
Height
Roof108 m (354 ft)[2]
Top floor30[2]
Technical details
Floor count30[2]
Consulate General of Japan, Penang
Seal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.jpg
Seal of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Incumbent
Kiyoshi Itoi
Websitepenang.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_en/index.html

BHL Tower is a commercial skyscraper within the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Located at Northam Road, the 30-storey building was completed in 1995 and stands at a height of 108 m (354 ft).[2]

Aside from hosting a branch of CIMB Bank, BHL Tower also houses the Consulate-General of Japan in Penang.[3][4]

History

BHL Tower, completed in 1995, is one of the oldest skyscrapers along Northam Road after the nearby MBf Tower. It originally served as the regional office of BHL Bank, which was later merged with other banks to form its successor, CIMB.[5] To this day, CIMB maintains a branch within the structure.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Penang's new financial hub - Business News | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  2. ^ a b c d GmbH, Emporis. "Menara BHL, Penang Island | 122899 | EMPORIS". www.emporis.com. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  3. ^ a b "Locate Us". www.cimbbank.com.my. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  4. ^ "Consulate-General of Japan in Penang". www.penang.my.emb-japan.go.jp. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  5. ^ "Penang's new financial hub - Business News | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2017-11-20.

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