How do wealthy Malaysians stack up?
REPORT: THEY INVEST IN PROPERTY, ARE SANGUINE ABOUT CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND ARE KEEN TO SEND THEIR KIDS ABROAD FOR EDUCATION BY Zoe Phoon Cross-border real estate continues to attract Asian investors with wealthy individuals in Malaysia, Hong Kong and China most likely to buy, according to global property consultancy Knight... Read more
Setia’s commercial aspirations give Semenyih a big boost
NEW RETAIL AND LEISURE ADDITIONS TO THE LANDSCAPE PRESENT AN ENTICING PROPOSITION FOR FORWARD-THINKING INVESTORS When conceived by its developer, SP Setia Bhd, EcoHill Taipan was planned as part of a game-changing commercial masterplan that would give the once sleepy district of Semenyih a much-needed vibrant boost. Now, having... Read more
MBPJ moves harshly against bike-sharing facility
Uproar is brewing over Petaling Jaya City Council’s (MBPJ) decision to seize more than 250 bicycles placed on the sidewalks and streets to promote a healthier living standards and a more eco-friendly transportation option. According to various reports by national dailies today, the bicycles were seized for causing obstruction... 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 Estate puts ‘vision’ front and centre
BY Chris Prasad In the lead up to the launch of The Estate, a RM650 million project in South Bangsar, developer Bon Estates Sdn Bhd put considerable effort into spreading its message of holistic and healthy living standards, as well as how modern aspirations are synonymous with emotive appeal.... Read more
Luxury sky homes ideal for art collectors
    BY Zoe Phoon Living with works of art and visiting them in an art museum are poles apart. The former refers to art collectors who choose to live with their treasures. Therefore, an architect or interior designer has to not only celebrate and guard the artwork but... Read more
Embracing a meaningful New Year
With the Year of the Rooster fast approaching, it is only natural that developers are tapping into the festive spirit to reach out to their customer base. This year, however, some have gone the extra mile by delving into the true meaning of Chinese New Year and embracing the... Read more
Liberty Arc in ‘Little Hong Kong’ enjoys good take-up
BY Pavither Sidhu Young professionals and first-time buyers who desire a lavish property and exciting lifestyle options may want to take a look at Liberty Arc, the first phase of the 87-acre metropolitan Ampang Ukay development. The latter is envisioned to be the “Little Hong Kong of KL” offering... 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
Are microhomes conducive for us?
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar In the olden days, the mark of a luxurious home was its size and spaciousness. These days, though, the concept of opulence seems to have expanded (or shrunk) to include microhomes dressed in modern lifestyle and convenience. The number of small home units has been... Read more