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Debt issues emerge for Singapore’s small construction firms
A recent Bloomberg report highlighted that small construction firms in Singapore are likely to face more difficulties repaying debt as a clampdown on property speculation worsens their already tight liquidity. The overall economy in the Island Republic grew at a slower pace in the second quarter than initially projected... Read more
Setia reaches out to wider community with extended link
EXTENSION OF ECOHILL LINK 2 DELIVERS BETTER CONVENIENCE AND EASY ACCESS TO PARKS FOR RESIDENTS OF SEMENYIH, SAYS DEVELOPER The extension of EcoHill 2 Link at Setia EcoHill 2 in Semenyih, will offer better convenience and accessibility for the residents of Beranang and its surrounding neighbourhood, says SP Setia... Read more
UM Land delivers completed Suasana Iskandar Malaysia
COMPANY LAUNCHES MUCH-AWAITED MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT IN ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, GIVES JB CITY CENTRE TRANSFORMATION PLANS A BOOST Multi award-winning developer United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) launched the much-awaited Suasana Iskandar Malaysia (Suasana IM) this week, showing confidence and breaking the norm by completing the project before offering it to the public.... Read more
Asia-Pac top source of cross-border property capital
THE REGION HAS OVERTAKEN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA, SAYS KNIGHT FRANK’S LATEST MARKET REPORT Independent global property consultancy Knight Frank, took a close look at the shifts in capital flows across continents with its Active Capital: The 2018 Report, which was released this today. The report dives into the... Read more
Vallaris: The latest project blooming at Setia Eco Gardens
 SP SETIA’S AWARD-WINNING ADDRESS HAS A NEW JEWEL IN ITS CROWN After already having garnered much attention and recognition, Setia Eco Gardens in Johor has now been given renewed shine with the launch of the latest phase within the award-winning township. Unveiled earlier this month, the Vallaris eco homes... Read more
The era of prefab supermarket homes has arrived! 
  REINVENTION OR REGENERATION, THE INTENTION IS TO SOLVE HOUSING SHORTAGE IN BERLIN, LONDON BY Zoe Phoon German budget retailer and grocer Aldi is the latest in Europe to build new supermarket rental flats above its stores in Berlin to address the dearth of housing. The mixed-use real estate... Read more
Market could stabilise in 2018, says MIEA
HEALTHY ECONOMIC GROWTH MIGHT FINALLY PULL PROPERTY SECTOR OUT OF THE RUT THIS YEAR Malaysians can expect the property market to finally stabilise in 2018, says the Malaysian Institute of Real Estate Agents (MIEA). This outlook, it said, was based on the general consensus of active agents engaged in... Read more
Office hunters take note – it’s your market now!
OVERSUPPLY, LOW TAKE-UP AND INCREASED COMPETITION PUTS TENANTS IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT With more supply entering an already diluted playing field, the office market is expected to face increased competition this year as new buildings (and old) scramble to avoid low occupancy rates. That means landlords will have to... Read more
Could interest rate hikes lead to price adjustments?
PRICES HAVE TO COME DOWN IN ORDER TO AVOID SOURING INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY MARKET   While Bank Negara Malaysia’s move to raise interest rates is largely seen as unavoidable and necessary by most economists, there is also serious concern about how this may impact the property sector. Currently,... Read more
Ireka explores autonomous rail transit with China firms
Public-listed developer Ireka Corp Bhd looks set to diversify its business interest with a recent tie-up with two China-based logistics and transportation companies. In a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed this week, Ireka has formed an agreement with Beijing-based CRRC Urban Traffic Co Ltd (CRCC) and Shentong Express Co... Read more