Country View buys 164 acres from UEM Sunrise
PRIME LAND IN JOHOR SOLD AT RM310mil, TRANSLATING TO RM43.42psf Bandar Nusajaya Development Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UEM Sunrise Bhd, has signed a deal to sell 163.9 acres of land at Iskandar Puteri in Johor for RM310 million to Country View Resources Sdn Bhd (CVR). The deal... Read more
Does Budget 2018 reflect our 2020 goals?
 PEPS WEIGHS IN ON THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY… For those who are not in the know, “PEPS” is the very succinct abbreviation of the elaborately-named Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector, Malaysia (or, in Bahasa Malaysia, Persatuan Penilai,... Read more
Defining a new typology for bridges
AMAZING SAIL BRIDGE PROPOSED FOR MONGOLIA’S WULANMULUN RIVER BY Zoe Phoon                                                                             ... 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
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
Bentong to get ECRL station

Bentong to get ECRL station

News February 23, 2017

BY Chris Prasad With much attention focused on the upcoming High Speed Rail (HSR) project these days, it is easy to forget that there are also other major rail projects being developed in the country. However, this week Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai put the spotlight on... 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
Thailand to discuss  Bangkok-KL HSR project
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is planning to talk with Malaysian transport officials on the initiative to build the Bangkok-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) system. According to Thai Transport Minister Arkom Termpittayapaisith, Malaysia and Thailand are expected to begin discussions on the feasibility of constructing the HSR connecting... Read more
Budget boost for MBPJ

Budget boost for MBPJ

News October 17, 2016

Big things are being planned for Petaling Jaya in the coming year as its city council (MBPJ) recently revealed that it will increase its development expenditure by 128 per cent in 2017. According to PJ mayor Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain, MBPJ has allocated RM139.89 million for development activity in... Read more
Sunway Construction lands RM209m in projects
Sunway Construction Group Bhd has secured three major contracts said to have a combined value of RM209 million. The first, via subsidiary Sunway Construction Sdn Bhd, is an appointment by MMC Gamuda KVMRT (PDP SSP) Sdn Bhd to undertake a package under the Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 project.... Read more