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Budget 2021: What’s in it for property?
Budget 2021 was tabled last week, with little of the anticipated resistance that some expected. Perhaps the secret sauce was the fact that it addressed some key commercial issues as well as job security, a key component to shoring up consumer confidence as the future continues to look uncertain.... Read more
Crown Group launches first Melbourne development
LUXURY APARTMENTS IN SOUTHBANK NAMED “ARTIS” Australian property developer Crown Group will launch its first Melbourne development next month, firstly to buyers in Indonesia, then China and South East Asia, followed by Australia in the New Year. Crown Group Chairman and chief executive officer Iwan Sunito said that “Artis”,... Read more
We need a “Job-Centric” budget, says PropertyGuru
Budget 2021 should focus on job creation and economic drivers, particularly for youth and first-time home seekers, says leading property portal and real estate listings site PropertyGuru. It said these demographics have seen a surge in home ownership interest following the COVID-19 outbreak. However, despite a bevy of property... Read more
5 Steps To Finding the Best Property Deals
LEADING REAL ESTATE LISTINGS COMPANY PROPERTYGURU OFFERS TIPS ON HOW TO NAVIGATE THE PROPERTY MARKET IN 2020 BY PropertyGuru There’s never been a better time to dive into the property market, with national initiatives such as Bank Simpanan Nasional’s Youth Housing Scheme, financing platforms like rent-to-own and tools like... Read more
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
Remarkable response to new Setia projects
SETIA SAFIRO’S PHASE 1A AND SETIA MAYURI PHASE 1’s SEMI-D HOMES SOLD OUT ON LAUNCH WEEKEND BY Douglas Lee In this prolonged soft market, it is hard to determine what flies and what doesn’t with a buying public that has temporarily lost its appetite for property purchasing. It is... Read more
Strong sales at Park Regent priority launch
MORE THAN 70% OF 505 RESIDENTIAL UNITS SOLD AT AVERAGE SELLING PRICE OF RM1,100psf BY Douglas Lee Park Regent, ParkCity’s joint venture development with CapitaLand, achieved strong sales at its priority launch in Kuala Lumpur late last month. As at July 28, more than 70% of the 505 residential... 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
The Fault in our Home Loans
  BY Sheldon Fernandez                                                                                           ... Read more
Cyberview, MRT Corp sign pact for Cyberjaya City Centre devt
MUTUAL AGREEMENT SEALED FOR CO-EXISTENCE OF TOD BY Zoe Phoon Cyberjaya’s tech hub enabler Cyberview Sdn Bhd and Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) have signed a mutual agreement to enable the construction of a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station for the MRT Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya (SSP) Line... Read more