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
PEPS: We’re not blaming developers
OVERHANG ISSUE IS A COMPLEX PROBLEM THAT REQUIRES ATTENTION FROM NUMEROUS STAKEHOLDERS IN THE PROPERTY INDUSTRY BY Chris Prasad The Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS) has clarified that an earlier press statement by the body was not intended... Read more
Majestic Hotel now property of YTL REIT
The Majestic Hotel in heart of old Kuala Lumpur is an iconic part of the city’s historical landscape. While it may have momentarily lost its lustre in decades past, it has seen a remarkable return to grandeur under the ownership YTL Corp Bhd. Success has also translated into positive... Read more
Sabah wants “quake proof” buildings
The East Malaysian state of Sabah will soon require all new buildings to be built on quake proof standards, says the local government. Sabah is said to be finalising a building code that will require new constructions to adhere to strict regulations in the future, following recent seismic activity... Read more
By-Laws under new Act enforceable in Court
BY The National House Buyers Association This article will address the provisions in the Strata Management Act 2013 (Act 757) (“SMA”) relating to by-laws. The SMA has been tabled and passed by Parliament and was gazetted on Feb 8, 2013.The said legislation has been implemented effective June 1, 2015.... Read more
Self-healing concrete no longer science fiction
BY Zoe Phoon This may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but trust us when we tell you that self-healing concrete is not only a reality, it is expected to hit the market by this year. Concrete is the world’s most-used building material. However, cement production creates... Read more
Strata Management Act: ‘Let there be light’
    BY The National House Buyers Association The Strata Management Act (SMA) though has received its Royal Assent on Feb 5, 2013 and gazetted on Feb 8, 2013 was inordinately delayed because of the governing Strata Management (M&M) Regulations as well as a host of other crossed referred... Read more
Five cutting-edge building materials to watch
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The term cutting-edge does not necessarily just refer to flying cars and self-drying jackets, it can be something that makes our life simpler… but innovatively significant. According to architectmagazine.com, advances in building material technology can completely reshape the way we approach construction in the near... Read more