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
Forest City to fight air pollution in China
BY Zoe Phoon Firstly, let us clarify that the “Forest City” in this story is not to be confused with the Forest City development in Iskandar Malaysia, which is a joint-venture smart city project between a China-based and Malaysian development firm. (Read the latest on that project here). This Forest... Read more
The town that beer built goes green
  FROM ‘LONG COOL DANE’ TO GREEN COOL DANE BY Zoe Phoon Many of us, especially beer drinkers among the baby boomers, would be familiar with Carlsberg’s advertisement in the 1980s. It featured a long (tall), cool Danish girl as well as the beer when the brewery was penetrating... Read more
Subsidiary Management Corporations: A Panacea?
BY The National House Buyers Association This is the fifth in a series of articles by the National House Buyers Association (HBA) that focuses on strata management. The first article introduced the Strata Management Act, 2013 (Act 757) (SMA) and submitted that legislation was aimed to provide an improved... Read more
Titijaya, CREC tie up for RM575m KK waterfront project
Titijaya Land Bhd has partnered up with China Railway Engineering Ltd (CREC) to jointly develop a mixed-use project in the Sabah capital of Kota Kinabalu. The project, earmarked to take shape on 1.82 acres within the KK city centre, has an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM575 million.... Read more
Justice served: Court sides buyers on EOT decision
BY Chris Prasad                                                                                            ... Read more
KL still top choice for commercial developments
… BUT THAT COULD CHANGE IN THE NEAR FUTURE BY Chris Prasad The nation’s capital remains the favoured focal point for commercial investment and development in the country, says global property consultancy Knight Frank Malaysia. It said KL has seen the lion’s share of investments and development in the commercial... Read more
Jurong Lake District: S’pore’s 2nd CBD, linked to KL
BY Zoe Phoon The Jurong Lake District (JLD) area in the island republic will be given a striking identity as the second CBD and as one of the places to be connected to Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur as a result of the future high speed rail (HSR) system. The... Read more