Chew Sang Hai

Three-decade long career in the property development industry on the principles of loyalty, diligence and obligation

Chew Sang Hai is the President of Sabah Housing And Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA) for 2017-2019 cum the Chairman of Sub-Committee for Policies, Regulations & Economic Affairs and Infrastructure & Utilities. He is also a Chartered Builder by profession and a corporate member of Chartered Institute of Building (U.K.).

He is reelected as the President of SHAREDA, extending his term for another 2 years.

Chew Sang Hai is also the Executive Director and Shareholder of Grand Merdeka Development Sdn Bhd, the developer for Grand Merdeka in Menggatal, Kota Kinabalu which is an integrated commercial mixed development with GDV of RM1.2 Billion. He runs the business together with his daughter, Emily Chew, who is the General Manager for Grand Merdeka Development Sdn Bhd.

He accumulated a total GDV of RM550 million in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah for the past 23 years in different types of properties such as luxury high rise condominiums; high rise office towers; commercial complexes including retail and industrial centres. One of his better known project is Wisma Merdeka, one of the first malls in KK.

Chew Sang Hai has achieved and contributed so much for the real estate development in Sabah with SHAREDA under his reign. We take a look at some of his achievements in the past years.



Pengerusi Bersama bagi Kumpulan Fokus Urusan Permit Pembinaan (Focus Group Dealing with Construction Permits)

Sin Chew – Business Excellent Awards

Sin Chew – Property Excellent Awards


MPC – Productivity Champion

Corporate Social Responsibility


Majlis Makan Malam Bersama Anak Yatim (Yayasan Kebajikan Suria)

Sponsorship for Happy Holidays Carnival 2017 @ Central Atrium

Sponsorship - 20th Sabah Hospitality Fiesta


Makan Amal Tadika & Taska Aura

Rumah Terbuka Raya Era (Rumah Amal Kasih Kingfisher)

Sponsorship - Konvokesyen Tadika Sinaran Jaya Little Caliphs Tuaran

Sponsorship - VS Talent Competition

Sponsorship - Christmas Caroling SDA Church Likas

Sponsorship - Persatuan Sukarelawan Kanser Sabah



Sponsorship - National M@S Merdeka Challenge

Sponsorship - Tarcian Run

Sponsorship - Sabah Hopo Association Final Singing contest & Grand Dinner

Sponsorship - Kelab Rekreasi Tankur, Pesta Sukan Muhibah

Donation - Lions Club 7 km Run fundraising event


Donation - “Run to save Lives 2018” by KK Lions Ambulance Services Society

Donation - City’s Harvest Festival (DBKK )

Donation - SPCA KK

Sponsorship - Tarcian Run Sabah

Sponsorship - Program Larian Bomba

Public Relations


23rd Malaysian Developers Council Meeting

Hari Raya Open House with Chief Minister of Sabah

Chew Sang Hai's achievement in the first-quarter of 2019

With the launch of Home Ownership Campaign 2019 earlier this year, SHAREDA and Property Hunter co-organized an expo for home-buyers in Sabah. This joint effort turns out a success, the expo was held on 1st to 3rd of March.