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The attraction of east and west  at Opposite Place
HERITAGE   BY Richard Tan Despite the waves of modernisation, Malacca has retained its historical flavour through its preservation of ancient sites and buildings. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city has continued to attract tourists and travellers eager to explore the many emblems of the past.... Read more
Suffer the youth

Suffer the youth

ViewPoint April 5, 2016

We have been more than a little unfair on young property buyers across the country. In fact, I believe we’ve royally shafted them. When I say “we”, I mean the “collective we”; developers, politicians, banks, and yes, the media. Basically, I’m pointing the finger at all of us that... Read more
Building management board a bad idea?
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The Board of Building Managers (BBM), which was proposed by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT), may not be in the best interest of all industry stakeholders, says former director-general of the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH), Datuk Mani... Read more
THREE things property  agents DON’T tell you
  BY Kent Tan As property investment gains popularity in Malaysia, more and more people and hopping onto the bandwagon, hoping to reap some returns either through rental or the future resale of the property, or both. However, despite its popularity, many are unaware of some underlying rules of... Read more
KL prime parcel for sale, from RM2,000psf 
BY Pavither Sidhu One of the last few parcels of prime land in the city centre has finally been put up for sale by tender. The 7.4-acre tract of freehold commercial land, located next to Menara KL, comprises 16 contiguous lots estimated to be within the price range of... Read more
Are foreign graduates better?
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The comparison between local and foreign graduates did not start yesterday. In fact, it has been a regular quandary in just about every industry in Malaysia for some time, but does the argument hold water – that those who have crossed oceans are better... Read more
German home solutions for local tastes
  BY Pavither sidhu The kitchen is often referred to as the heart or the nucleus of a home, where nourishing goodness is crafted and created for the family. Thus, it is important for the kitchen to be practical, durable, and more recently, also presentable. With the ever evolving... Read more
Warisan Merdeka’s Phase 2 to commence in 2020
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar With the first phase of highly-anticipated Warisan Merdeka project already underway, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has now announced that the second phase could commence by as early as 2020. President and chief executive officer of PNB, Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah, said the second phase... Read more
Construction completed at UM Land’s Amari Hotel
  United Malayan Land Bhd (UM Land) celebrated the topping out ceremony of its much-awaited Amari Hotel project earlier this week, with the final piece of construction completed at  the top most 19th floor. Amari Johor Bahru will make up part of the developer’s Suasana Iskandar Malaysia integrated commercial... Read more
Malaysians pushing through fiscal pain barrier to buy
  Despite a sluggish market, the property sector will continue to see home buyers interested in purchasing, particularly residential property, a recent survey showed. The Consumer Sentiment Survey 2H 2015 conducted by leading real estate portal PropertyGuru.com.my found that 56 per cent of Malaysians are still interested to buy... Read more