Remarkable response to new Setia projects
SETIA SAFIRO’S PHASE 1A AND SETIA MAYURI PHASE 1’s SEMI-D HOMES SOLD OUT ON LAUNCH WEEKEND BY Douglas Lee In this prolonged soft market, it is hard to determine what flies and what doesn’t with a buying public that has temporarily lost its appetite for property purchasing. It is... Read more
Strong sales at Park Regent priority launch
MORE THAN 70% OF 505 RESIDENTIAL UNITS SOLD AT AVERAGE SELLING PRICE OF RM1,100psf BY Douglas Lee Park Regent, ParkCity’s joint venture development with CapitaLand, achieved strong sales at its priority launch in Kuala Lumpur late last month. As at July 28, more than 70% of the 505 residential... Read more
New Zealand’s Skyline Luge and Ziplines comes to Malaysia
BY Douglas Lee Renowned for world-class exhilarating rides, New Zealand tourism company Skyline Enterprises will now introduce a thrilling new attraction in Malaysia, thanks to a tie-up with leading local developer Gamuda Land. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two parties recently, Gamuda and Skyline Enterprise... Read more
McD thinks about the planet
PART OF ITS SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVE, McDONALD’S GREEN MOVE IN SETIA ALAM PAYS DIVIDENDS BY Zoe Phoon McDonald’s Malaysia’s first full fledge drive-thru restaurant in Setia Alam with sustainable features have enabled operational savings for the quick service chain. According to McDonald’s Malaysia managing director and local operating partner Azmir... Read more
The Fault in our Home Loans
  BY Sheldon Fernandez                                                                                           ... Read more
Cyberview, MRT Corp sign pact for Cyberjaya City Centre devt
MUTUAL AGREEMENT SEALED FOR CO-EXISTENCE OF TOD BY Zoe Phoon Cyberjaya’s tech hub enabler Cyberview Sdn Bhd and Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) have signed a mutual agreement to enable the construction of a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station for the MRT Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya (SSP) Line... Read more
Coordinated effort to address housing mismatch
KPKT TO CREATE SINGLE ENTITY TO MANAGE THE SUPPLY OF HOMES AND DEAL WITH THE COUNTRY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING ISSUE To tackle Malaysia’s affordable housing issue, a new single entity will be created under the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) to coordinate and manage the supply of homes,... Read more
The ORANGEBEAM story: Putrajaya and beyond  
(PART 2 OF OUR COVERAGE ON ORANGEBEAM) As informed by the new “architect” at the helm Datuk Faris Yahaya in this Property360 Q&A, there’s more to award-winning builder ORANGEBEAM than meets the eye.   Why is ORANGEBEAM building mainly in Putrajaya? We started way back in 1986 as a... Read more
ORANGEBEAM’s Hening Lake Villas a perfect city escape
UPSCALE PUTRAJAYA SPOT WHERE HOMEOWNERS ARE OFFERED A SERENE AND SAFE HAVEN BY Zoe Phoon Hening (pronounced “Her-ning” and meaning “peace and serenity” in Malay) Lake Villas is the latest property development project in Precinct 16, Putrajaya, by construction and development company ORANGEBEAM Bhd. Freehold Hening Lake Villas offers... Read more
A renewal of life at Sri Ukay
AS PAST SHADOWS BEGIN TO LIFT, THE LUSTRE OF A PRIME NEIGHBOURHOOD IS NOW BEING REDISCOVERED WITH FRESH ATTENTION BY Chris Prasad Perception is a strange and fleeting thing, often defined by a single event, but consequently reassessed with time, truth and necessity. Take the picturesque neighbourhood of Taman... Read more