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BNM’s RM1bil fund aims to lower monthly mortgage
FIRST-TIME BUYERS COULD SEE MONTHLY COMMITMENTS LOWER BY 23% COMPARED WITH CURRENT FINANCING SCHEMES There is good news on the horizon for first-home seekers and comes courtesy of the central bank. According to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), its recently launched RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes will see first-time... Read more
Azmin: ECRL won’t impact palm oil export to China
The probable cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) may have far-reaching repercussions that have been overlooked. Among them is our strained relationship with China, which has already been impacted by a number of high-profile project cancellations, and what this could mean to our palm oil exports. The... Read more
Deloitte gets RM2.2m fine over 1MDB mess
With every passing day, the rubble caused by the 1MDB disaster seems to get thicker and thicker, with the casualty count still rising. The latest news on this front is that Deloitte PLT, one of the “big four” accounting firms in the world, has just been slapped with an... Read more
LBS to jointly develop Perak land with SSI
COMPANY KICK STARTS 2019 WITH A FOCUS ON MIX-USE PROJECTS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING To show its support for the government’s national housing agenda, LBS Bina Group Bhd (LBS) has teamed up with Perak State Secretary Incorporated (SSI) to jointly develop two parcels of land situated in the Temor and... Read more
New chairman for SP Setia

New chairman for SP Setia

News January 10, 2019

TAN SRI SYED ZAINOL ANWAR JAMALULLAIL TAKES TOP SEAT FOLLOWING THE RESIGNATION OF TAN SRI DR. WAN MOHD ZAHID  S P Setia Berhad recently announced the resignation of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Wan Mohd Zahid (Wan Zahid) as chairman of S P Setia Bhd. After having served the... Read more
Not as peachy as it looks
GLOBALLY, MALAYSIA HAS RECEIVED PRAISE FOR THE RESILIENCE AND STABILITY OF OUR PROPERTY MARKET, BUT UNCONVINCED LOCALS REMAIN CONCERNED ABOUT PERSISTENT GLUT The Malaysian property market has indeed weathered a seemingly endless storm over the past few years, navigating through a number global and local economic hurdles (as well... Read more
More than just a place to shop
HOW IKEA-ANCHORED SHOPPING CENTRES EMBRACE INDUSTRY AND ECONOMIC CHANGES TO STAY SUCCESSFUL BY Zoe Phoon Shopping centres of today need to meet contemporary shoppers’ desires. Those days of shopping in the pre-internet era are gone. Shopping centres now need to keep up with the trends and technologies and find... Read more
Bigger role for town planners under new Ministry
BY Shahrim Tamrin The Town and Country Planning Department (PLANMalaysia or JPBD) will be given a more inclusive role and expanded functions under the rationalisation process of Federal Territories Ministry. “We will allow PLANMalaysia to play clearer role in terms of planning and development policies at micro level with... Read more
Surcharging: What is it and why do we need it?
DEVELOPER GOLDEN LAND HELPS DEMYSTIFY THIS PROCESS OF SOIL PREPARATION AND EXPLAINS THE BENEFITS TO THE END USER… YOU! We know this much: not all land parcels are created equally. Developers often have to deal with variable soil conditions when constructing buildings, and geography and the natural lay of... Read more
New inner-city benchmark for luxury living begins to shine
STAR RESIDENCE KLCC MOVES CLOSER TO COMPLETION FOLLOWING TOPPING-UP CEREMONY LAST MONTH Following a topping-up ceremony late last month, Kuala Lumpur city’s latest luxury living benchmark, Star Residences, is already offering stakeholders and interested investors a closer look at the lifestyle proposition as well as the stunning views the... Read more