KEN was incorporated as a specialist contractor providing engineering services with a primary focus on grouting, underpinning, guniting and structural repair works.
KEN continued building its portfolio as it adds the design and installation of micropiles, pipe-jacking and geotechnical services to its list of expertise. KEN also pioneered the use of soil nailing for slope protection works in Malaysia.
Obtaining the PKK Class A status enabled KEN to tender for and undertake state and federal government projects of an unlimited size.
KEN-CHEC Sdn Bhd was incorporated. This partnership between KEN and the Chinese Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) was established to carry out marine and land reclamation works.
The company was awarded the RM127 million land reclamation project in Westport Malaysia.
KEN was awarded a RM55 million turnkey project to construct the Teacher’s Training College in Kangar on an area encompassing 89 acres of land in Perlis. KEN Holdings was also listed on the second board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.
KEN Holdings through the incorporation of KEN Property made its debut in the property development scene with the launch of KEN Damansara.
KEN acquired a majority stake in Khidmat Tulin Sdn Bhd and undertook a 22-acre housing development scheme known as KEN Aman where the group assisted the Selangor State Government in rehousing 650 families in the Seri Kembangan area.
KEN Holdings was promoted to the main board of Bursa Malaysia.
The KEN Foundation was born to offer scholarships and financial assistance to Malaysians who are looking to further their education in local institutions.
KEN Property makes its mark as a pioneer and authority in the arena of green buildings launching the country’s first BCA Green Mark Gold Plus Award building, KEN Bangsar. KEN Bangsar gained a series of accolades
including the prestigious FIABCI Malaysia Property Award 2011: Sustainable Development Category.
KEN Holdings continued making its mark as the country’s leading green developer launching the country’s first green township, KEN Rimba. KEN Rimba Legian Residences was awarded the BCA Green Mark Gold for the many key features that promote sustainable living.
The opening of Menara KEN TTDI introduces platinum-grade office spaces, KEN Gallery, a performing arts theater, a roof-top pool, a sky bar, a gymnasium and a vast variety of F&B outlets.
A lifelong passion of our founder Chairman, Dato’ Kenny Tan, a 20,000 sq. ft. of art space named KEN Gallery was created to engage the community through arts.
The Platform is a fully-integrated performing arts centre comprising a 523-seat theatre and is suitable for large scale musicals and concerts. The space is also conducive for corporate meetings, seminars, conferences and private events.
With 30,000 sq. ft. of event spaces, The Space includes column-free ballroom and function rooms which can be custom designed to host any event including product launches, seminars, conferences, corporate events and private functions.