IJM, MRCB awarded MRT contracts of RM4.2b
  IJM Corp Bhd and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) have been awarded package contracts by Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) for the construction of MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line. The work packages are among four announced, which include two viaduct work packages and two systems... Read more
Sparkling solution to pollution
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar   By now, most of us know that the air we breathe is not as clean as it once was — and in many cases, it is getting worse. According to a recent study by researchers at UC Berkeley, smog kills about 4,000 people... Read more
CBRE ties up with WTW
Two stalwart names in real estate services are joining forces in Malaysia to enhance the presence of both firms on a local and international level. CBRE Group, the world’s largest commercial real estate services provider and investment firm, has acquired a 49 per cent stake in William Talhar &... Read more
Iskandar Waterfront City’s to raise RM65.9m
    Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) is planning to undertake a private placement of its shares to raise funds for the group’s property development and construction activities. According to a bursa statement, IWCity said the exercise would entail the issuance of up to 66.97 million shares, representing up... Read more
Setia Eco Templer hits buyer sweet spot
BY Chris Prasad It has been said that the right product, at the right place, at the right time, can sell even in the toughest economic environment, and at least one new residential project is proving this theory to be true. Setia Eco Templer, a 194-acre gated-and-guarded township taking... Read more
Decades-old problem still unsolved
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar It is ironic that we are now worrying about too much rain when just a few weeks ago, we were complaining about too much sun. However, after the flash flood in Kuala Lumpur last week, heavy rain is beginning to weigh on our minds. The... Read more
Paradiso Nuova sets high benchmark in Medini
BY Kent Tan Affluent neighbourhoods in the country are often earmarked by opulent and grand structures, which ultimately provide a locale with iconic landmarks and become a source of national pride. Very often these benchmarks of the built environment invite the envy of the masses as they are only... Read more
More than meets the eye
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar For most Malaysians, the first factor to consider in property buying is the price. For the uninitiated, there is only one thing to look at – the monthly instalment for the home loan. As long as you can commit to that amount, you should be fine,... Read more
TODs offer a silver lining
BY Chris Prasad  A deteriorating economy has severely diminished the lustre of our once vibrant property market, and yet, the property gurus tell us that there are still pockets of opportunity available for those who are vigilant. However, the “buy now or you’ll regret it later” mantra is quickly... Read more
KL’s white beacon  of pride
  BY Chris Prasad                                                                          PHOTOGRAPHY: Fazari Madehi When measuring the impact heritage buildings... Read more