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Majestic Hotel now property of YTL REIT
The Majestic Hotel in heart of old Kuala Lumpur is an iconic part of the city’s historical landscape. While it may have momentarily lost its lustre in decades past, it has seen a remarkable return to grandeur under the ownership YTL Corp Bhd. Success has also translated into positive... Read more
Mah Sing’s Leong dubbed ‘King’ at BrandLaureate awards
Award ceremonies have certainly upped the ante when it comes to naming categories in recent years, and among the most striking is The BrandLaureate BestBrands Awards’ The King of Property Award. This year, that lofty honour was given to group managing director of Mah Sing Group Bhd Tan Sri... Read more
LBS Bina listed as ‘Top 10’ by BCI Asia Awards
Malaysia’s construction and building industry (BCI) has been progressively embracing green building practices, recognising developers annually for achieving new heights while keeping the ecosystem in mind. This year, it has placed LBS Bina Group Bhd among the Top 10 developers in the country who share this outlook at the... Read more
UOA gains more ground in Bangsar South
One of the key engines behind the rising prominence of Bangsar South has been UOA Development Bhd’s anchor development, Bangsar South City. However, the company recently indicated that it has more in store for the burgeoning new suburb with the purchase of a 9,686.682 sq ft parcel in the... Read more
Morphing cafes into event spaces
NO, IT’S NOT REPURPOSING… IT’S ADDING NEW PURPOSE  Many of us resort to working out of the office sometimes, choosing to pop by the nearest café for its stimulating environment to get things done. More than just a coffee shop where working nomads are logged on to their laptops... Read more
DBKL brings hammer down on public housing abusers
The misuse and abuse of public housing privileges has become a hot topic over the past year, with reports of units under the people’s housing project (PPR) and public housing (PPA) being taken up by those above the qualifying bracket. Also, there are cases of successful applicants subsequently renting... Read more
UEM Sunrise banks on land
Outgoing chairman of UEM Sunrise Bhd Tan Sri Ahmad Tajuddin Ali says the company will remain on firm footing for the foreseeable future because of its rich landbank reserve. UEM Sunrise currently has more than 5,261ha under its belt, representing a potential gross development value of RM80 billion. Furthermore,... Read more
Brace for profound digital disruption
BUT, OVERALL, THAT’S A GOOD THING, SAYS ASIA-PAC SYMPOSIUM The fact that global digital transformation has had an impact on almost every industry on the planet is hardly news to anybody who has been an active participant in the workforce over the last decade. What’s strange is, real estate... Read more
IWCity feels pinch from Bandar Malaysia fallout
With its share price slipping lower, Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd’s (IWCity) is truly feeling the heat amidst uncertainties surrounding the Bandar Malaysia project in Kuala Lumpur. Yesterday, The Edge reported that the company’s share price dipped by as much as 6.88% (or 13 sen) to RM1.76, and while it... Read more
The end is nigh for KL parking lots!
Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has somewhat shockingly announced that new buildings erected within the city centre will not have a provision for parking lots once the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Klang Valley mass rapid transit (MRT) Line 2 is completed and operational. While this should not really come as a... Read more