Tenants of the future – what it’ll look like
PHYSICAL STORES MUST RESPOND TO DEMANDS OF CONSUMERS AROUND CONVENIENCE, ENTERTAINMENT AND NOVELTY, EXPERTS SAY BY Zoe Phoon Which brands, retailers and store formats will be winning in the retail world of the future? According to a report which draws on global analysis done by FGRT, retail real estate... Read more
UDA sets eyes on 4mil acres of Malay reserve land
After years of focusing on the development of idle land in the country, UDA Holdings Bhd now has a vision to develop Malay reserve land across the nation – more than 4 million square feet of it, in fact. According to a recent Benama report, UDA chairman Datuk Seri... Read more
The era of prefab supermarket homes has arrived! 
  REINVENTION OR REGENERATION, THE INTENTION IS TO SOLVE HOUSING SHORTAGE IN BERLIN, LONDON BY Zoe Phoon German budget retailer and grocer Aldi is the latest in Europe to build new supermarket rental flats above its stores in Berlin to address the dearth of housing. The mixed-use real estate... Read more
Signs of “Life” for major KL city river project
BY Chris Prasad Every Malaysian, even those with a questionable grasp on history, knows that the legendary birthplace of Kuala Lumpur lies at the confluence of the Gombak and Klang rivers. Unfortunately, most Malaysians are also painfully aware that, despite the historical significance, these water paths (left in their... Read more
Make your home an income property (while you live in it)
HERE ARE SIX IDEAS YOU COULD EMPLOY TO GET YOU STARTED   Story Credit: www.onecrazyhouse.com Rent a Room Gone are the days where a roommate needed their own exit/entrance or even their own bathroom. You can rent out individual rooms as bedrooms. We let someone live in our spare... Read more
Time to invest in global co-working space
The growing global trend towards flexible working and lifestyle jobs; forecast of over a million co-workers in 2017 from 2015’s 500,000; co-working space is ideal to freelancers, start-ups and micro-businesses; and new demand for co-working space that brings a new investment opportunity are the main reasons why it’s time... Read more