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  BY Pavither sidhu The kitchen is often referred to as the heart or the nucleus of a home, where nourishing goodness is crafted and created for the family. Thus, it is important for the kitchen to be practical, durable, and more recently, also presentable. With the ever evolving... Read more
Warisan Merdeka’s Phase 2 to commence in 2020
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar With the first phase of highly-anticipated Warisan Merdeka project already underway, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has now announced that the second phase could commence by as early as 2020. President and chief executive officer of PNB, Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah, said the second phase... Read more
Construction completed at UM Land’s Amari Hotel
  United Malayan Land Bhd (UM Land) celebrated the topping out ceremony of its much-awaited Amari Hotel project earlier this week, with the final piece of construction completed at  the top most 19th floor. Amari Johor Bahru will make up part of the developer’s Suasana Iskandar Malaysia integrated commercial... Read more
Malaysians pushing through fiscal pain barrier to buy
  Despite a sluggish market, the property sector will continue to see home buyers interested in purchasing, particularly residential property, a recent survey showed. The Consumer Sentiment Survey 2H 2015 conducted by leading real estate portal PropertyGuru.com.my found that 56 per cent of Malaysians are still interested to buy... Read more
BRDB’s RM2b global development plan
  Upmarket builder BRDB Developments Sdn Bhd has announced its plan to launch RM2 billion worth of projects, both locally and abroad, this year. According to the company, this will include projects in Taman Sari in Rawang, Selangor, the Defense Raya Golf and Country Club (DRGCC) in Lahore, Pakistan,... Read more
KL office oversupply expected in 2019
Malaysia could see an oversupply situation in Kuala Lumpur when projects such as Tun Razak Exchange, Menara 118 and Bandar Malaysia are completed, according to JLL Property Services (M) Sdn Bhd’s managing director Y.Y Lau. She said that the likelihood of demand catching up with incoming supply will depend... Read more
Conezion launch draws positive response
Despite the sluggish market, buyers are showing that they are still enthusiastic about projects within vibrant new growth areas and with strong investment potential. Recent evidence of this is last weekend’s launch of Conezion Condominium, which drew a sizeable crowd at IOI Galleria in IOI Resort City, Putrajaya. Two... Read more
Time to look beyond our noses
(Originally published: Oct 2015) BY Gunaprasath Bupalan Excitedly, I accepted an invitation to be a panel speaker at the recent Urban Transportation Forum that was organised by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI). Adding to my excitement was that fact that the discussion was to be centred on... Read more
Conezion provides added shine for IOI Resort City@Putrajaya
  BY Pavither Sidhu IOI Properties Group is no stranger to catalytic developments, having etched a name for itself as a builder of sustainable and close-knit communities that offer contemporary residences, a host of amenities and facilities as well as convenient infrastructure. Exemplifying this is the ongoing IOI Resort... Read more
Green approach to contemporary luxury
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar For many, the prospect of luxury living within green surroundings in the Klang Valley is a lofty ambition – especially since the green nooks of yore are rapidly vanishing in the face of aggressive modernisation. However, developers such as SPK Homes (a subsidiary of SPK... Read more