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UOA gains more ground in Bangsar South
One of the key engines behind the rising prominence of Bangsar South has been UOA Development Bhd’s anchor development, Bangsar South City. However, the company recently indicated that it has more in store for the burgeoning new suburb with the purchase of a 9,686.682 sq ft parcel in the... Read more
UEM Sunrise banks on land
Outgoing chairman of UEM Sunrise Bhd Tan Sri Ahmad Tajuddin Ali says the company will remain on firm footing for the foreseeable future because of its rich landbank reserve. UEM Sunrise currently has more than 5,261ha under its belt, representing a potential gross development value of RM80 billion. Furthermore,... Read more
The end is nigh for KL parking lots!
Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has somewhat shockingly announced that new buildings erected within the city centre will not have a provision for parking lots once the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Klang Valley mass rapid transit (MRT) Line 2 is completed and operational. While this should not really come as a... Read more
Japan pushing hard to land HSR project
Japan is reportedly pulling out all the stops to land the lucrative Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) deal, and is now using diplomatic muscle to ensure it has a seat at the table. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the recent lapse in the Bandar Malaysia deal involving... Read more
Winning recipe: Responsibility and Accountability
THESE ARE KEY INGREDIENTS MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES MUST ADOPT TO TASTE SUCCESS BY Robert Tan The former American congressman, Jesse Jackson Jr, pleaded guilty to misusing US$750,000 (RM3.3 million) in campaign funds. Prosecutors said the funds were siphoned to pay for his family’s personal living expenses and buy exotic items.... Read more
Setia EcoHill launches final phase of Horizon Residences
SP Setia Bhd launched the third and final phase of its Horizon Residence project within the popular Setia EcoHill development in Semenyih, Selangor, last weekend. The Gloris Collection represents the final opportunity for buyers to be a part of this burgeoning green community, offering just 77 units of comfortably-sized... Read more
China building massive city south of Beijing
Those who follow China’s progress know that once an idea is mooted by the government there is very little stopping it from becoming a reality – no matter how large or small the endeavour may seem. Well this is big, very big. China has recently decided to build a... Read more
Matrix Concepts draws Klang Valley crowd to Bandar Sri Sendayan
ADITA TERRACES PROVES CITY FOLK ARE NOW WILLING TO LOOK FURTHER TO FIND IDEAL AND AFFORDABLE LIVING OPTIONS Success for Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd’s (MCHB) latest project within the Sri Sendayan township in Negri Sembilan, doesn’t just say a lot about the appeal of the concept; it also suggests... Read more
RM52m interchange for future residents of Pantai Sentral Park
BY Zoe Phoon The Pantai Sentral Park interchange, when ready in 2018, will connect future residents of the Pantai Sentral Park township development directly to the New Pantai Expressway and onward to the commercial, retail and residential enclaves of Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar and Mid Valley City. A... Read more
BNM paints bleak picture for affordable housing
Malaysia’s central bank has consistently warned the development and construction industry about its ongoing misplaced focus and the lack of supply in the affordable housing category. For example, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had previously criticised the incoming supply of residential properties as being “severely unaffordable” when compared against the... Read more