Return of cooling measures for S’pore property
Just days after Singapore’s monetary authority fired a warning shot across the bow of the country’s overheating market, the government announced that it would raise the additional buyer’s stamp duty (ABSD) and tighten loan-to-value (LTV) limits on residential property purchases. While the move comes as a surprise to many,... Read more
BCI Asia puts LBS Bina on its Top 10 list
TOWNSHIP DEVELOPER RECEIVES THIRD RECOGNITION FOR ITS SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND DESIGNS FROM BCI ASIA AWARDS 2018 Echoing a prevailing national sentiment towards building sustainable communities and townships, LBS Bina Group Berhad (LBS) was recently saluted alongside some the country’s top property giants at the BCI Asia Awards 2018 –... Read more
Return of the mandatory BTS saga
THE  ON-AGAIN-OFF-AGAIN PROPOSED MANDATORY SYSTEM IS BEING RESURRECTED AND CHAMPIONED BY NEW KPKT BOSS ZURAIDA BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar After almost two decades of discussions, debates and flip-flops on legislation, the matter of implementing a mandatory build-then-sell (BTS) system could be back on the plan. Last week, the Ministry of... Read more
S P Setia initiates ‘Starter Homes’ series
DEVELOPER PLANS TO DELIVER A SERIES OF EASY OWNERSHIP PACKAGES, BEGINNING WITH “BARRAS” IN SETIA ECOHILL 2 As part of SP Setia’s ongoing commitment to provide easy ownership solutions to the market, the company initiated a “starter home” programme late last month with the launch of the Barras starter... Read more
Introducing the first property cashback platform in Malaysia
PROPREBATE.COM IS A PLATFORM THAT CONNECTS CONVENIENCE AND CASHBACK BENEFITS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS After a long hiatus on the sidelines of rapid innovation, the property industry is finally taking large strides to fit into a modernised and digitalised world. One company that is clearly riding this wave is Pepite Technology... Read more
SP Setia hits RM1.11b in sales for Q1,2018  
FOCUS O MID-RANGE PROPERTIES PAYS OFF FOR DEVELOPMENT GIANT, AS IT REMAINS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT ACHIEVING ITS RM5 BILLION TARGET THIS YEAR With the air of change still thick with euphoria following the election, it is also comforting to know that there is bright news on the “business-as-usual” front. Providing... Read more
Modern businesses keen on Golden Gateway
  A NEW INDUSTRIAL PROJECT IN PENANG DEMONSTRATES HOW SMART, CONVENIENT SOLUTIONS APPEAL TO CONTEMPORARY DEMAND IN A RAPIDLY MODERNISING LANDSCAPE   BY Chris Prasad The ever-expanding influence of online technology in our lives is beginning to have a remarkable impact on we chose to engage with product and... Read more
IKEA’s Toppen Shopping Centre comes to JB
MORE THAN THAT, IT’S GOING TO BE A NOVEL ROOFTOP COMMUNITY HUB, FUSING SCANDINAVIAN COMFORT WITH MALAYSIAN HOSPITALITY BY Zoe Phoon IKEA Southeast Asia – which owns and operates IKEA stores selling well-designed home furnishing products in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – has announced the development of Toppen Shopping... Read more
How do wealthy Malaysians stack up?
REPORT: THEY INVEST IN PROPERTY, ARE SANGUINE ABOUT CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND ARE KEEN TO SEND THEIR KIDS ABROAD FOR EDUCATION BY Zoe Phoon Cross-border real estate continues to attract Asian investors with wealthy individuals in Malaysia, Hong Kong and China most likely to buy, according to global property consultancy Knight... Read more
Multiple wins for LBS Bina at Starproperty.my Awards 2018
The recent award haul by LBS Bina Group Bhd at the Starproperty.my Awards is testament that homeseekers place strong value on community-centric features, says the company. This year, LBS Bina’s diverse portfolio of property projects proved worthy of recognition as the Group clinched the Excellence award in the Best... Read more