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Budget 2021: What’s in it for property?
Budget 2021 was tabled last week, with little of the anticipated resistance that some expected. Perhaps the secret sauce was the fact that it addressed some key commercial issues as well as job security, a key component to shoring up consumer confidence as the future continues to look uncertain.... Read more
We need a “Job-Centric” budget, says PropertyGuru
Budget 2021 should focus on job creation and economic drivers, particularly for youth and first-time home seekers, says leading property portal and real estate listings site PropertyGuru. It said these demographics have seen a surge in home ownership interest following the COVID-19 outbreak. However, despite a bevy of property... Read more
LBS hopes Budget 2021 empowers buyers 
Leading developer LBS Bina Group (LBS) has joined the clarion call for an extension of the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) in the lead-up to Budget 2021. In addition, it suggests the implementation of special end-financing scheme for first-time house buyers, grant incentives to township developers to assist in better... Read more
Kampung Baru development finally happening?
97% OF LANDOWNERS SAY THEY ARE READY TO SELL LOTS AND MAKE WAY FOR MODERNISATION, ACCORDING TO FT MINISTRY Kampung Baru, located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s commercial district, has held out against modernisation for decades, but landowners there are now finally warming up to redevelopment plans. Federal... Read more
Havoc Hartanah returns to educate the masses
10th EDITION OF BM-CENTRIC PROPERTY CONVENTION TO FOCUS ON PREVENTION OF SCAMS BY Chris Prasad Benjamin Franklin once said that an investment in education always pays the highest returns. This is the core philosophy that drives Havoc Hartanah, a property convention based on the simple (but important) premise that... Read more
HCK gets innovative with dynamic edu-centric projects
DEVELOPER UNVEILS EXCITING CAMPAIGN, OFFERING PROPERTY SEEKERS ATTRACTIVE FINANCING PACKAGES, LUCKY DRAW PRIZES AND EVEN A BMW CAR! BY Chris Prasad Who says there’s no upside to a sluggish economy? For one, it compels innovative market players to develop solution-centric packages that not only offer attractive financing options, but... Read more
Remarkable response to new Setia projects
SETIA SAFIRO’S PHASE 1A AND SETIA MAYURI PHASE 1’s SEMI-D HOMES SOLD OUT ON LAUNCH WEEKEND BY Douglas Lee In this prolonged soft market, it is hard to determine what flies and what doesn’t with a buying public that has temporarily lost its appetite for property purchasing. It is... Read more
Strong sales at Park Regent priority launch
MORE THAN 70% OF 505 RESIDENTIAL UNITS SOLD AT AVERAGE SELLING PRICE OF RM1,100psf BY Douglas Lee Park Regent, ParkCity’s joint venture development with CapitaLand, achieved strong sales at its priority launch in Kuala Lumpur late last month. As at July 28, more than 70% of the 505 residential... Read more
SP Setia makes history at FIABCI Awards
NOW THE MOST AWARDED M’SIAN COMPANY, IT ALSO WON RECOGNITION FOR PROJECTS ON THREE SEPARATE CONTINENTS IN 2019 BY Douglas Lee Mainboard-listed developer SP Setia recently took home an unprecedented 11th Gold Win from the FIABCI World Prix D’Excellence Awards 2019. The recent win also makes SP Setia the... Read more
S’pore adding luxury hotel, entertainment, MICE space
LAS VEGAS SANDS, S’PORE GOVT AGREE TO EXPAND MARINA BAY SANDS IR BY Zoe Phoon Las Vegas Sands recently announced a bold expansion plan for Marina Bay Sands in Singapore which will see the integrated resort (IR) add significant new tourism offerings to the property. The company has entered... Read more