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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
Luxury sky homes ideal for art collectors
    BY Zoe Phoon Living with works of art and visiting them in an art museum are poles apart. The former refers to art collectors who choose to live with their treasures. Therefore, an architect or interior designer has to not only celebrate and guard the artwork but... Read more
Embracing a meaningful New Year
With the Year of the Rooster fast approaching, it is only natural that developers are tapping into the festive spirit to reach out to their customer base. This year, however, some have gone the extra mile by delving into the true meaning of Chinese New Year and embracing the... Read more
Construction provides silver lining
Government infrastructure projects in the pipeline are painting a brighter picture for the construction sector in 2017, making it a potential bright spark for the building industry in the coming year. Among the projects that will be in the spotlight are Mass Rapid Transit 2 (MRT2), Tun Razak Exchange... Read more