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Prestige and passion provide canvas for SkyWheel
M101’S RISING ICON SETS A NEW BENCHMARK FOR LUXURY INNER-CITY LIVING WITH PORSCHE DESIGNED LUXURY SUITES A new icon is rising in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city and it looks set to take style, prestige and passion for design to an entirely new stratosphere. The M101 SkyWheel project... 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
Sunway scores prime land in Jalan Belfield, KL
Opportunities for development in inner-city Kuala Lumpur are becoming scarcer, so much so that when a land transaction takes place these days it marks a tremendous win for the purchaser. From that perspective, Sunway Bhd’s recent purchase of 4.53 acres along Jalan Belfield in the Kampung Attap vicinity represents... Read more
The surprising power of peculiarity
UNIQUE DEVELOPMENTS LIKE KL’S UPCOMING M101 SKYWHEEL MAY SEEM ECCENTRIC TO THE NAKED EYE, BUT ITS VALUE RUNS DEEP IF YOU CARE TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK If there is one clear trend that defines our changing world, it is that urbanisation is now happening at a rate that... Read more
Majestic Hotel now property of YTL REIT
The Majestic Hotel in heart of old Kuala Lumpur is an iconic part of the city’s historical landscape. While it may have momentarily lost its lustre in decades past, it has seen a remarkable return to grandeur under the ownership YTL Corp Bhd. Success has also translated into positive... Read more
UOA gains more ground in Bangsar South
One of the key engines behind the rising prominence of Bangsar South has been UOA Development Bhd’s anchor development, Bangsar South City. However, the company recently indicated that it has more in store for the burgeoning new suburb with the purchase of a 9,686.682 sq ft parcel in the... Read more
DBKL brings hammer down on public housing abusers
The misuse and abuse of public housing privileges has become a hot topic over the past year, with reports of units under the people’s housing project (PPR) and public housing (PPA) being taken up by those above the qualifying bracket. Also, there are cases of successful applicants subsequently renting... Read more
IWCity feels pinch from Bandar Malaysia fallout
With its share price slipping lower, Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd’s (IWCity) is truly feeling the heat amidst uncertainties surrounding the Bandar Malaysia project in Kuala Lumpur. Yesterday, The Edge reported that the company’s share price dipped by as much as 6.88% (or 13 sen) to RM1.76, and while it... 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
KL among cities that matter most to world’s most wealthy
BY Zoe Phoon Kuala Lumpur’s overall rank, in terms of urban power, is 31st out of 40 cities ranked in Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and Latin America, according to the Knight Frank City Wealth Index 2017. While, it sits on the bottom half of this... Read more