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MBf Tower

MBf Tower
MBF Tower, George Town, Penang.jpg
MBf Tower is located in central George Town, Penang
MBf Tower
Location within George Town
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Architectural styleModernist[1]
AddressNortham Road, 10050 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Town or cityGeorge Town, Penang
Coordinates5°25′37″N 100°19′19″E / 5.426834°N 100.321864°E / 5.426834; 100.321864
Construction started1990[1]
Roof111 m (364 ft)[1]
Top floor31[1]
Technical details
Floor count31[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectT.R. Hamzah & Yeang Sdn Bhd[1]

MBf Tower is a commercial skyscraper within the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Located at Northam Road, the 31-storey building, completed in 1994, is one of the oldest skyscrapers along the coastal street.[1][3][4]


Construction of the MBf Tower began in 1990 and was completed by 1994, making it one of the first skyscrapers to be built along Northam Road.[3] The building originally housed the Penang branch of MBf Finance Berhad, which was later acquired by AmBank in 2001.[3][5]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f g GmbH, Emporis. "MBf Tower, Penang Island | 122890 | EMPORIS". Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  2. ^ "Penang's new financial hub - Business News | The Star Online". Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  3. ^ a b c "Penang's new financial hub - Business News | The Star Online". Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  4. ^ Goh, Beng Lan (2002). Modern Dreams: An Inquiry Into Power, Cultural Production and the Cityscape in Contemporary Urban Penang, Malaysia. SEAP Publications. ISBN 9780877277309.
  5. ^ "Our History | AmBank Group". Retrieved 2017-11-18.