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THREE things property  agents DON’T tell you
  BY Kent Tan As property investment gains popularity in Malaysia, more and more people and hopping onto the bandwagon, hoping to reap some returns either through rental or the future resale of the property, or both. However, despite its popularity, many are unaware of some underlying rules of... Read more
Are foreign graduates better?
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The comparison between local and foreign graduates did not start yesterday. In fact, it has been a regular quandary in just about every industry in Malaysia for some time, but does the argument hold water – that those who have crossed oceans are better... Read more
German home solutions for local tastes
  BY Pavither sidhu The kitchen is often referred to as the heart or the nucleus of a home, where nourishing goodness is crafted and created for the family. Thus, it is important for the kitchen to be practical, durable, and more recently, also presentable. With the ever evolving... Read more
Warisan Merdeka’s Phase 2 to commence in 2020
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar With the first phase of highly-anticipated Warisan Merdeka project already underway, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has now announced that the second phase could commence by as early as 2020. President and chief executive officer of PNB, Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah, said the second phase... Read more
Malaysians pushing through fiscal pain barrier to buy
  Despite a sluggish market, the property sector will continue to see home buyers interested in purchasing, particularly residential property, a recent survey showed. The Consumer Sentiment Survey 2H 2015 conducted by leading real estate portal PropertyGuru.com.my found that 56 per cent of Malaysians are still interested to buy... Read more
BRDB’s RM2b global development plan
  Upmarket builder BRDB Developments Sdn Bhd has announced its plan to launch RM2 billion worth of projects, both locally and abroad, this year. According to the company, this will include projects in Taman Sari in Rawang, Selangor, the Defense Raya Golf and Country Club (DRGCC) in Lahore, Pakistan,... Read more
Time to look beyond our noses
(Originally published: Oct 2015) BY Gunaprasath Bupalan Excitedly, I accepted an invitation to be a panel speaker at the recent Urban Transportation Forum that was organised by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI). Adding to my excitement was that fact that the discussion was to be centred on... Read more
Green approach to contemporary luxury
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar For many, the prospect of luxury living within green surroundings in the Klang Valley is a lofty ambition – especially since the green nooks of yore are rapidly vanishing in the face of aggressive modernisation. However, developers such as SPK Homes (a subsidiary of SPK... Read more
LBS Bina Group Bhd proves its mettle amidst the down-cycle after achieving strong sales of more than RM1 billion worth of properties in 2015. The slowdown may have caused many developers to hold back on launches but LBS is expecting to sustain strong sales of RM1 billion to RM1.2... Read more
An ocean view that trumps them all
   BY Pavither Sidhu Picture a secret floating ocean lair for the rich and famous or perhaps for a super villain in a James Bond flick. It is a fantasy that is poised to become a reality just off the coast of Dubai where lavish floating villas, nicknamed “Floating... Read more