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Affordable extravaganza at Mapex 2017
If you still think the private and government sectors should make a more concerted effort to provide affordable housing to the masses, then the latest Malaysia Property Expo (Mapex) from Aug 11 – 13 will hold a special surprise for you. The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda)... Read more
Mah Sing’s Raya video hits 1.5 million in a week
It’s official: the way to reach Malaysians is through their hearts. Marketing and public relations managers across the nation should absolutely take note! Recent evidence of this can be found in the public reaction to Mah Sing Group Bhd’s heart-warming Hari Raya video, which captured the essence of joy and... Read more
Brace for profound digital disruption
BUT, OVERALL, THAT’S A GOOD THING, SAYS ASIA-PAC SYMPOSIUM The fact that global digital transformation has had an impact on almost every industry on the planet is hardly news to anybody who has been an active participant in the workforce over the last decade. What’s strange is, real estate... Read more
HBA: We don’t care about politics, we’re concerned about EOT
BY Chris Prasad In the aftermath of a landmark ruling by the High Court last week, bringing into question the validity of Extension of Time (EOT) provision given to developers by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT), a political storm has erupted with rampant finger... 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
It’s on: HSR deal a boon for  real estate
BY Aalia Mokhtar Malaysia and Singapore signed the agreement on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) this week. The rail link, when completed, is expected to reduce the travel time of about five hours on road between the Malaysian capital and the Lion City to only 90 minutes. Prime... Read more
Another year of  ‘cautious optimismʼ
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar While some property experts see a recovery in the market in 2017, many others still expect it to remain passive. Industry experts opined that the market, especially the residential sector, will stay flat, saying the market condition will be good as long as it does... Read more
A sen for your rental housing thoughts
BY Kate May It’s a fact that Germans can’t be bothered to buy a house as they like how their housing system works. According to rich-country think tank Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development or OECD, more than 93 per cent of German respondents tell pollsters they are satisfied... Read more
High expectations for Budget 2017
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar This week, Malaysians will once again be anticipating the national budget, with expectations of new measures to help them own their dream home. Property developers are mostly expecting the government to announce measures to ease the process for property buyers. Sunway Property, the property arm... Read more
Market expected to peak in 2020
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The Malaysian property market is expected to see growth in the next three years and could be expected to peak in 2020, said PPC International Sdn Bhd’s chief executive officer, Siva Shanker. He said the property sector’s transaction volume and value are expected to pick... Read more