This RM1.5 billion project will develop Kampung Titingan into
Bandar Baru Titingan - the new Sabah's tourism destination.
The Bandar Baru Titingan would be built on a 326-acre site where
the present Kampung Titingan is located.
Industrial Development Minister Datuk Ewon Ebin pointed out that the problems at
the squatter area have reached critical level and had an impact on security
aspects of Tawau.
Among the problems that the present illegal squatter kamoung created are
health-related issues, drugs, crime, smuggling activities and illegal
The area has become a major concern among leaders in Sabah because of its
influence and negative impact on the entire Tawau population
This integrated and holistic development project is an
co-project between SEDCO and Akar Budi Tuah Sdn Bhd.
The project would focus on need of commercial , administration, education,
research and socio-economy.
This new bandar would also provide comfortable areas for recreational
activities for the residents, Tawau community and tourists
Bandar Baru Titingan would include:
1) Tawau administration centre
2) Integrated biotechnology and medical centre
3) Hadhari and Islamic studies centre
4) Trade and commercial centre
6) Luxury condominiums (second housing programme)
7) Sports academy and recreation centre
8) Five star hotel and budget hotel
9) Marina and water resort
10) Seafront food centre and cultural village
This project has the potential to resolve the critical issues the Sabah
Government is facing at the present squatter village, particularly to do with
health arising from river pollution, haphazard drainage, fire outbreak threat,
social ills like drugs, smuggling, illegal immigrants and gangsterism
The hotels and tourism centre would provide employment and business
opportunities for the youths and people in Tawau in the near future.
Tawau has vast economic attractions such as,
Danum Research and
Biodiversity Centre, Palm Oil Industrial
Cluster (POIC), Sipadan Island
and diversity in cultures.