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Palatial private estates turned event venues
One thing I have noticed in the last few weeks is that more venues these days are designed to meet event planners’ needs and changing requirements. The newer spaces want to appeal and attract young, energetic people who want to host events in an exciting environment. New venues have... Read more
Signs of “Life” for major KL city river project
BY Chris Prasad Every Malaysian, even those with a questionable grasp on history, knows that the legendary birthplace of Kuala Lumpur lies at the confluence of the Gombak and Klang rivers. Unfortunately, most Malaysians are also painfully aware that, despite the historical significance, these water paths (left in their... Read more
Satori appeals to mind, body and soul
NEW WELLNESS-LEISURE MIXED DEVELOPMENT IN MALACCA PROMISES THE BEST OF LIVING… BOTH PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY BY Zoe Phoon Malaccans can look forward to new homes and world-class amenities that promote wellness in three years’ time when the Satori mixed development with an estimated GDV of RM300 million is up... Read more
Affordable extravaganza at Mapex 2017
If you still think the private and government sectors should make a more concerted effort to provide affordable housing to the masses, then the latest Malaysia Property Expo (Mapex) from Aug 11 – 13 will hold a special surprise for you. The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda)... Read more
VR Tech poised to put a new spin on property
Virtual Reality is starting to make an impact in the property industry, and while a handful of companies have already experimented with this technology as part of their sales drive, the participation of an Australian digital advertising company in the local market now promises to considerably enhance the buyer... Read more
Sustainable, attractive housing for the most vulnerable
  FACING AFFORDABLE HOUSING WOES OF OUR OWN, FIND OUT HOW THIS DEVELOPER IN                AUSTIN, TEXAS, NAILED IT BY Zoe Phoon Either non-profit Foundation Communities has got something exactly right, or is doing something perfectly, or both. Of course, credit must also... Read more
From grain silos to high-rise housing
BEING ACCUSED OF HAVING A ‘SILO MENTALITY’ IS NO LONGER A BAD THING THANKS TO DANISH INGENUITY BY Zoe Phoon Denmark may be small in population size (5.75 million people) but it’s certainly big on creativity, innovation and adaptive reuse. Danish architects are internationally acclaimed and Danish design has... Read more
Sunway scores prime land in Jalan Belfield, KL
Opportunities for development in inner-city Kuala Lumpur are becoming scarcer, so much so that when a land transaction takes place these days it marks a tremendous win for the purchaser. From that perspective, Sunway Bhd’s recent purchase of 4.53 acres along Jalan Belfield in the Kampung Attap vicinity represents... Read more
Introducing… the industrial space of the future
WE SPEAK TO AREA MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN LABROOY ABOUT THE NEW BREED OF MANAGED INDUSTRIAL PARKS AND MORE… BY Zoe Phoon Developers and industry stakeholders are realising the need to do more than just offer a choice property to compete. Find out what’s in store for the new breed... Read more
Liuzhou forest city proposes a remarkable future
HUMAN CONSTRUCTION AND NATURE NEED NOT COMPETE FOR SPACE WHEN TOMORROW COMES BY Zoe Phoon                                                            Images courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti... Read more