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KL still ‘the FDI hub’
BY Kate May That global luxury hospitality operators continue to see Malaysia, despite declines in tourist arrivals, as an appealing destination in the region speaks volumes. For one, the country continues to be a significant recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI). In its Global Cities 2017 Report on the... Read more
Asia Pacific realty softens, China bucks trend
Commercial real estate investment in Asia Pacific has seen a general slowdown across the region but appetite for mainland Chinese real estate remains robust, South China Morning Post reported, quoting analysts. Completed sales of properties in the region, excluding development sites, totalled US$30.4 billion (RM129.27 billion) in the third... Read more
Naza unveils KL Metropolis show gallery
To give the public a window into the up-and-coming 75-acre KL Metropolis project, Developer Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd launched its KL Metropolis show gallery at Naza Tower in Platinum Park earlier this week. The 14,000sq ft gallery not only offers a glimpse into future development plans at the site... Read more
Sustainability made affordable in Semenyih
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Most of today’s home buyers are on the lookout for sustainable developments to satisfy their yearning for green surroundings and lifestyle preferences while doing their bit for the environment. Once considered rare and expensive, sustainable developments are now becoming more commonplace on our landscape, and... Read more
Thais on the hunt for London bargains 
Thai investors have long considered London a choice destination for an overseas property purchase, but the decline of the British pound in the aftermath of Brexit has bolstered buying interest among those looking to take advantage of this rare opportunity. The pound has depreciated by about 12 per cent against the Thai baht since June. Buying interest... Read more
IJM, Allianz tie-up to offer ‘triple’ protection
Property big-player IJM Land Bhd has joined forces with leading insurer Allianz Malaysia Bhd to offer the first triple insurance protection scheme to home buyers in the country. The scheme, dubbed HomeTIPS, is a three-in-one package that provides term life, personal accident and involuntary unemployment coverage for buyers of... Read more
Slow growth is still growth
  BY Chris Prasad KUALA LUMPUR – A marked downtrend in market activity over the past two years has had a substantial impact on the property sector, but despite the subdued market performance and a noticeable drop in transactions, residential property prices have continued to rise – albeit at... Read more
ATO blow to Aussie  property market
  BY Chris Prasad Australia’s position as a choice investment destination for Asian property seekers has come under threat following the introduction of a new ruling by the Australian Tax Office (ATO). The new ruling stipulates that for properties valued at more than AUS$2 million (RM6.06 million), 10 per... Read more
TSA Land unveils first project this month
Property developer TSA Land Sdn Bhd will be launching its first project, MM Residency, end of the month. It was reported that the project, which has a gross development value of RM483 million, is located on 3.6-acre freehold land in Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur. MM Residency will feature three... Read more
Final tower of Lakeville launched
Mah Sing Group Bhd will be launching the final tower of its Lakeville Residence, Taman Wahyu this weekend at the Lakeville Lifestyle Sales Gallery, where purchasers will also be in the running to win lucky draw premium Apple products. The two-day event will also showcase the BMW X5 (hybrid).... Read more