Kota Iskandar is Johor State Administrative Centre housing 6000 civil servants in 76 government departments.
Officially launched in 2009 by the late Sultan Iskandar, Kota Iskandar is a place not to be missed. Kota Iskandar is Johor State Administrative Centre housing 6000 civil servants in 76 government departments.
Kota Iskandar sits on a 320-acre of manicured gardens and parks. It is an integrated development project based on meticulous planning by both the Johor State and Federal governments. It houses the Johor State Government and Federal Government offices. The purpose of having various components of the government within one area is to facilitate efficiency of the government machinery.
The Kota Iskandar architecture is inspired by the Johor-Malay Andalusian and Moorish influences. The architecture and the entire environment surrounding Kota Iskandar represents a modern interpretation of the old, thus creating a sense of continuity and respect for the culture and tradition while at the same time, embracing the future.
Named after the late Sultan of Johor, Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, it is an integrated development project emphasizing sustainability. Its development employs and incorporates eco-friendly features as part of its planning and design. The development utilises the centralised district cooling system to cool the entire complex.