The Isthmus will be a new central business district of Kuching city. Chief Minister Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud said plans were underway to develop the area to attract more businesses. Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Gateway Towers that will be the headquarters of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) and Land Custody and Development Authority (LCDA) at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here yesterday, he said the project is just the beginning for the transformation of The Isthmus into a central business district for the new century.