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Sparing a thought for the KL of tomorrow
KUALA LUMPUR HOSTS THE 10TH WCSC, ADDRESSES URBAN PRESSURE OF ECONOMIC GROWTH The International Conference on World Sustainable Class Cities (WCSC 2018) returned to Kuala Lumpur recently, once again exploring challenges and potential solutions to our ever-changing urban landscape, and how we can approach the future with liveability and... Read more
KL among cities that matter most to world’s most wealthy
BY Zoe Phoon Kuala Lumpur’s overall rank, in terms of urban power, is 31st out of 40 cities ranked in Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and Latin America, according to the Knight Frank City Wealth Index 2017. While, it sits on the bottom half of this... Read more
Which Asian cities offer the best property bargains in 2017?
PwC RATES INDIAN CITIES AS TOP TWO CONTENDERS A report from international business news agency Bloomberg cites India as not only the fastest growing economy in the world, but also a market that will offer the best real estate investment deals in the year ahead. A global survey has ranked... Read more
Moscow project could be new prototype for cities
Renowned architect firm Kengo Kuma & Associates, whose prominent works include Malaysia’s Petronas Twin Towers, has been tapped to design a new high-rise complex in the Russian capital, adjacent to the new business district of Moscow City. The project will be the first urban plan in the capital to... Read more
Rise of ‘18-hour’ cities in US
A recent report on emerging real estate trends in the United States and Canada, by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, says “18-hour” cities are becoming magnets for investors. There is now the rise of such smaller cities or second-tier cities that have evolved into... Read more
Cities in China move to restrict property purchases
Four cities in China have announced new restrictions on property purchases as the government tries to cool soaring home prices stoked by property speculators. According to a Reuters report, the move is the result of rampant speculative activity in the country’s second- and third-tier cities, which have been developing... Read more