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Construction industry needs digitisation to rebound
BUDGET WISH LIST:TIME FOR GOVT TO SUPPORT CIDB IN ITS EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE ADOPTION OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES BY Zoe Phoon Incentivise first movers and adopters According to Dato’ Faris Yahaya, group CEO of construction and development company ORANGEBEAM Bhd, McKinsey research cited risk aversion as one of the areas... 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
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
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
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