The Nagoya City Area, located between Nongsa and Sekupang in Batam Island, is where you’ll find most businesses in Batam Island. Batam Island is one of the fastest growing “holiday islands” in Indonesia, and is located in Sumatra, forming part of its Riau Archipelago.
The Nagoya City Area, better known as Lubuk Baja locally, is one of the two business districts in Batam. While it is currently not the main business area, it is busier and livelier than Batam Center Area, the supposed “hub” of the commerce industry in Batam. And while major developments are currently underway in Batam Center, there are also expansions going on in Lubuk Baja. Still, Batam Center is the administrative seat of Batam and the local government has grand plans for the area to become the center of trade, finance and economy of Batam Island. [Read more…]