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UM Land delivers completed Suasana Iskandar Malaysia
COMPANY LAUNCHES MUCH-AWAITED MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT IN ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, GIVES JB CITY CENTRE TRANSFORMATION PLANS A BOOST Multi award-winning developer United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) launched the much-awaited Suasana Iskandar Malaysia (Suasana IM) this week, showing confidence and breaking the norm by completing the project before offering it to the public.... Read more
Golden Land making its presence felt
COMPANY STRENGTHENS FOOTHOLD IN PROPERTY ARENA WITH DIRECTORIAL APPOINTMENT OF DATUK NG SEING LIONG  Public-listed Golden Land Bhd may be an established and successful name in the plantation sector, but it is equally determined in finding similar success in the property arena, which it has recently expanded into. With an... Read more
Red hot entry for KL’s latest boutique hotel
LIVELY COCKTAIL PARTY AND RECORD-BREAKING MURAL ART PIECE MARKS RED BY SIROCCO’S EXCITING ENTRY INTO THE HOSPITALITY LANDSCAPE BY Chris Prasad Red may be the underlying theme colour that is present throughout Kuala Lumpur City’s newest boutique hotel, but there is a deeper meaning behind the name: Relax, Enjoy,... Read more
Singapore authorities warn of property ‘euphoria’
GOVERNMENT MONITORING SITUATION, POISED TO STEP IN IF MARKET OVERHEATS For the second time in eight months, Singapore’s currently hot property market has been put on notice. The island republic’s central bank warns that a bubble is building up and is already cautioning developers, financial institutions and home buyers... 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
Six ways energy-efficient homes make your life better
Sure, you’ve heard it all before. And you’ve accepted that an energy-efficient way of life is the path to the future. But the future is a long way off… isn’t it? Not really. Energy costs are not getting cheaper, and so long as the global population continues to rise... Read more
How offices are making staff, community feel great
EMERGING TREND: SHARE SCHEMES OF OFFICES DOUBLING UP AS PUBLIC SPACES BY Zoe Phoon A growing number of offices around the world are now opening up and offering more to their local area, creating imaginative hubs not just for their staff but for the locals, too. Building owners and... 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
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
Country View buys 164 acres from UEM Sunrise
PRIME LAND IN JOHOR SOLD AT RM310mil, TRANSLATING TO RM43.42psf Bandar Nusajaya Development Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UEM Sunrise Bhd, has signed a deal to sell 163.9 acres of land at Iskandar Puteri in Johor for RM310 million to Country View Resources Sdn Bhd (CVR). The deal... Read more