Deloitte gets RM2.2m fine over 1MDB mess
With every passing day, the rubble caused by the 1MDB disaster seems to get thicker and thicker, with the casualty count still rising. The latest news on this front is that Deloitte PLT, one of the “big four” accounting firms in the world, has just been slapped with an... Read more
LBS to jointly develop Perak land with SSI
COMPANY KICK STARTS 2019 WITH A FOCUS ON MIX-USE PROJECTS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING To show its support for the government’s national housing agenda, LBS Bina Group Bhd (LBS) has teamed up with Perak State Secretary Incorporated (SSI) to jointly develop two parcels of land situated in the Temor and... Read more
Introducing the first property cashback platform in Malaysia
PROPREBATE.COM IS A PLATFORM THAT CONNECTS CONVENIENCE AND CASHBACK BENEFITS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS After a long hiatus on the sidelines of rapid innovation, the property industry is finally taking large strides to fit into a modernised and digitalised world. One company that is clearly riding this wave is Pepite Technology... Read more
Chinese buyers up the ante in UK following Brexit
Suddenly, all that wailing and gnashing of teeth seems like it was all for naught. While Brexit remains an incendiary word for many on the British Isles, 19 months after the historic vote the property market (at least) can claim that it isn’t really feeling the pinch. In fact,... Read more
A retrofit option that cuts costs and saves lives
NEW SUPER CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY ENABLES EARTHQUAKE-RESISTANT BUILDINGS BY Zoe Phoon Researchers at Canada’s University of British Columbia (UBC) have developed a new seismic resistant concrete called eco-friendly ductile cementitious composite (EDCC). This technology will see its first real life application in the next few months as part of the... Read more
Noh: KPKT appointment a ‘boost to spirit’
By Roznah Abdul Jabbar Tan Sri Noh Omar (pic) is now settling in to his new role as the head of the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT) following the cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak last week. Noh, who is also the Selangor... Read more
Irama Wangsa’s final block launched
  The final block of Irama Wangsa in Wangsa Maju,by Benéton Properties Sdn Bhd, was launched last week at a minimum selling price of RM750,000 or RM600psf. Block C comprises 200 units with built-ups ranging between 1,206sq ft and 1,637sq ft in three different layouts with choices of three... Read more
Water-enhanced living
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar In the ancient days, water sources have always been the trigger points of settlements. Although this may no longer be necessary with the convenience of piped water systems, studies show that water does have a therapeutic effect and people who live near it have better... Read more
LBS launches Cameron Centrum
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Property developer LBS Bina Group Bhd recently launched the first phase of the largest integrated development in Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Pahang. Called the Precinct 1 of Cameron Centrum, the phase has an estimated gross development value of RM183 million, offering 58 commercial units sized from... Read more