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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
Cyberjaya loves its women
MALAYSIA’S GLOBAL TECH HUB MOVING TOWARDS A BETTER WOMAN-FRIENDLY CITY BY Zoe Phoon The 2018 Global Peace Index has ranked Malaysia the fifth safest country out of 14 nations in Asia Pacific. More recently, a study titled “Top 5 safest countries in Asia Pacific for women” by Singapore-based Value... Read more
Hektar REIT benefits from diversified portfolio
STRONG PORTFOLIO PERFORMANCE FROM ASSETS OUTSIDE KLANG VALLEY UNDERPINS 2018 RESULTS BY Zoe Phoon Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (Hektar REIT), Malaysia’s first listed retail-focused REIT and which has five of its malls outside of Klang Valley, has announced a 7.6% rise in revenue to RM135.1 million and 6.8%... Read more
Anggun sales gallery is now open for business
RM280mill SERVICED APARTMENT PROJECT IN SETIA ALAM OFFERS LIFESTYLE ENRICHMENT AND WHOLESOME SURROUNDINGS AT AFFORDABLE PRICING Among the developers making its mark despite the slow market environment is new-kid-on-the-block Golden Land Bhd, which has adopted a bullish attitude on the back of a demand-centric development ideology. Take its latest... Read more
Cities the next frontier for climate investments
IFC REPORT IDENTIFIES US$20 TRILLION IN CLIMATE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN ASIA BY 2030 BY Zoe Phoon With about 1.2 billion more people expected to live in Asian cities in 35 years, the cities have the potential to attract more than US$20 trillion in climate-related investments in six key sectors... Read more
BNM’s RM1bil fund aims to lower monthly mortgage
FIRST-TIME BUYERS COULD SEE MONTHLY COMMITMENTS LOWER BY 23% COMPARED WITH CURRENT FINANCING SCHEMES There is good news on the horizon for first-home seekers and comes courtesy of the central bank. According to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), its recently launched RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes will see first-time... Read more
Azmin: ECRL won’t impact palm oil export to China
The probable cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) may have far-reaching repercussions that have been overlooked. Among them is our strained relationship with China, which has already been impacted by a number of high-profile project cancellations, and what this could mean to our palm oil exports. The... Read more