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Pessimism lingers among Malaysian developers
CAN THE UPCOMING BUDGET 2018 PROVIDE IMPETUS TO LIFT SPIRITS? Remember how market players were more optimistic about 2017 back in 2016? Well, things evidently haven’t panned out as planned and this has soured the overall mood considerably. If ever there was a sign that developers remain jittery about the... Read more
Time for global investors to dive into local property market
DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTER SAYS THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS TO JUMP IN Foreign investors should once again take a closer look at Malaysia as a property investment destination, says deputy finance minister Datuk Lee Chee Leong, because they can now take advantage of the comparatively... Read more
Trump’s childhood home now on AirBnB
HOME FEATURES ORIGINAL FURNITURE, FITTINGS AND A GIANT CUT-OUT OF THE PREZ The childhood home of United States President Donald Trump is now listed on AirBnB for US$725 (RM3,045) a night. According to an AFP report, the multi-million mock Tudor-style Trump family home in Queens, where the New York... Read more
Asian Investors zero-in on US, UK, German commercial markets
In general, commercial property investors are allocating more capital to real estate worldwide, but Asian investors, in particular, now represent five out of the 10 biggest cross border spenders in 2017. According to a recent Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) report, Inter-regional investment reached US$19.5 billion (RM83.3 billion) in Q2... Read more
New breed of industrial & logistic spaces meet new market needs
DON’T BE SURPRISED IF ALIBABA OR AMAZON BECOME MAIN TENANT OF ‘AREA LOGISTICS @ AMPANG’ BY Zoe Phoon “The property is designed as an e-commerce fulfillment centre and logistics hub. It is there to compliment the rapidly growing e-commerce space requirements in the coming years,” Datuk Stewart LaBrooy, executive chairman,... Read more
Dubai hosts world’s 1st 3D printed office
TRAILBLAZING EXAMPLE OF COMPUTER-CONTROLLED FABRICATION IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION BY Zoe Phoon The building’s name, Office of the Future, may appear ordinary, but what its architect Killa Design has developed is anything but that. Office of the Future is the world’s first fully functional and permanently occupied 3D printed office... Read more
Affordable housing carnival starts today!
HEAD DOWN TO SHAH ALAM CONVENTION CENTRE FOR GREAT ‘MAPEX 2017’ DEALS THIS WEEKEND The Shah Alam Convention Center (SACC) in Selangor will host the first collaborative property expo between The Real Estate and Housing Developers Association Malaysia (Rehda) and the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government... Read more
S P Setia RMMJ units at Setia Business Park 2
Fifteen deserving purchasers were selected to be the among the first recipients of Rumah Mampu Milik Johor (RMMJ) scheme homes at Setia Business Park 2 at Taman Perniagaan Setia in Iskandar Malaysia last week, marking the company’s response for the state government’s call for more affordable homes. Developer SP... Read more
Prestige and passion provide canvas for SkyWheel
M101’S RISING ICON SETS A NEW BENCHMARK FOR LUXURY INNER-CITY LIVING WITH PORSCHE DESIGNED LUXURY SUITES A new icon is rising in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city and it looks set to take style, prestige and passion for design to an entirely new stratosphere. The M101 SkyWheel project... Read more
A Swiss lesson on “ACROPHOBIA”
WORLD’S LONGEST SUSPENSION BRIDGE TAKES SHAPE OVER ALPS BY Zoe Phoon                                                                            ... Read more