Our cemetery in Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia is our first and largest cemetery. It is one of the largest cemeteries in Asia by area. As at June 30, 2014, our Semenyih cemetery covered 2.6 million square meters, of which 143,000 square meters (approx.) were for sale while another 667,000 square meters (approx.) were intended for future development. Since its inception in 1990, Nirvana has been acquiring and developing adjacent land, including cooperating with owners of adjacent land, to grow the size of this cemetery from 202,343 square meters to 2.6 million square meters. Presently, we have a land bank consisting of 7,669 double burial plots readily for sale and 35,901 double burial plots for future development. The cemetery in Semenyih also houses our columbarium facilities for customers of different preferences. As at June 30, 2014, we had over 22,000 double niches, including 8,000 (approx.) being for sale and 14,000 (approx.) with new development underway. Moving forward, Nirvana will continue to acquire additional adjacent land to expand the capacity of the Semenyih facility.
The Shah Alam cemetery began operations in 2007. As at June 30, 2014, it covered a size of over 105,000 square meters, including the already developed and ongoing development. There were 539 double burial plots for sale, covering an area of approximately 10,000 square meters; and over 17,734 double niches for sale and another 29,902 double niches with development underway. The Shah Alam cemetery is regarded as our foremost cemetery, given its proximity to downtown Kuala Lumpur, alongside its breathtaking design and landscape, in a premium setting. Our Shah Alam cemetery was awarded the Malaysia Landscape Architects Award of 2013 by the Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM). In addition, the Shah Alam cemetery is equipped with in-house crematorium facilities to provide on-site cremation services for our customers’ utmost convenience.