The era of prefab supermarket homes has arrived! 
  REINVENTION OR REGENERATION, THE INTENTION IS TO SOLVE HOUSING SHORTAGE IN BERLIN, LONDON BY Zoe Phoon German budget retailer and grocer Aldi is the latest in Europe to build new supermarket rental flats above its stores in Berlin to address the dearth of housing. The mixed-use real estate... Read more
Of UK rate hikes and waning buyer, seller interest
 BY Zoe Phoon The Bank of England has hiked its benchmark interest rate for the first time in more than a decade, from record lows of 0.25% to 0.5% on Nov 2. The move is widely expected to affect millions of households as rates on savings, mortgages and other... Read more
Last call at Chiswick Gate in London
FINAL COLLECTION OF HOMES FROM LUXURY DEVELOPMENT WITHIN HIGHLY-VAUNTED WEST LONDON LOCALE Envisioned to provide ultimate luxury and comfort for busy London residents and their families, Chiswick Gate, a luxury development taking shape in prime West London, is now releasing its final collection of residential units within the project.... Read more
Govt to double up on PPA1M offering
The federal government has announced that it will double the number of units to be developed under the 1Malaysia Civil Servants Housing (PPA1M) programme to 200,000 units. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak made the announcement during a handover of keys ceremony for the Selasih PPA1M project in Putrajaya’s... Read more
‘Overwhelming’ response to Melbourne project, says Setia
BY Chris Prasad SP Setia Bhd is solidifying its presence in the Australian market with quick wins for its projects in key locations Down Under. The latest news comes hot on the heels of an announcement that it will be partnering with the illustrious Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts at... Read more
Fajarbaru strikes gold in Melbourne
Malaysian outfit Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd’s decision to spread its wings offshore is paying off in a big way. The company is now poised to celebrate its second major success in Australia. Teaming up with Aussie development firm Beulah International for the second time, its joint-venture project Paragon in... Read more
Ensuring a smooth transition to JMB or MC
BY The National House Buyers Association Here is the biggest question when it comes to the ownership of a stratified property: How you can make sure your management works for, and not against you? Section 15 of the Strata Management Act, 2013 (Act 757) (SMA) was drafted with the... Read more
Luxury sky homes ideal for art collectors
    BY Zoe Phoon Living with works of art and visiting them in an art museum are poles apart. The former refers to art collectors who choose to live with their treasures. Therefore, an architect or interior designer has to not only celebrate and guard the artwork but... Read more
Sentul Point ticks all the right boxes
BY Pavither Sidhu Sentul town has become one of the most sought-after places among buyers and investors thanks to its close proximity and good connectivity to where the action is – KL city centre. This fast growing neighbourhood enjoys easy access to various parts of Klang Valley including the... Read more
Sunway Geo handover next April
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Sunway Property, the property arm of Sunway Bhd, has completed Sunway Geo Residences in Sunway South Quay. Sunway Geo Residences, part of the 23-acre Sunway GEO integrated development, comprises residences, retail space and offices with a combined gross development value (GDV) of RM2.2 billion. Sunway... Read more