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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
Dark days for apartments and SoHos
MOST MARKET WATCHERS POINT FINGER AT PREVALENT STRINGENT FINANCING REGIME FOR CURRENT OVERHANG SITUATION All is not well for apartments and SoHos on the property landscape and unflattering official numbers are telling us exactly why. The National Property Information Centre’s (Napic) report on the property overhang for the first... Read more
Return of cooling measures for S’pore property
Just days after Singapore’s monetary authority fired a warning shot across the bow of the country’s overheating market, the government announced that it would raise the additional buyer’s stamp duty (ABSD) and tighten loan-to-value (LTV) limits on residential property purchases. While the move comes as a surprise to many,... Read more
Singapore authorities warn of property ‘euphoria’
GOVERNMENT MONITORING SITUATION, POISED TO STEP IN IF MARKET OVERHEATS For the second time in eight months, Singapore’s currently hot property market has been put on notice. The island republic’s central bank warns that a bubble is building up and is already cautioning developers, financial institutions and home buyers... Read more
SP Setia hits RM1.11b in sales for Q1,2018  
FOCUS O MID-RANGE PROPERTIES PAYS OFF FOR DEVELOPMENT GIANT, AS IT REMAINS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT ACHIEVING ITS RM5 BILLION TARGET THIS YEAR With the air of change still thick with euphoria following the election, it is also comforting to know that there is bright news on the “business-as-usual” front. Providing... Read more
Building for millennials – the ‘new us’ Mah Sing way
 IT GOES BEYOND REINVENTING SPACES AND REINVENTING AFFORDABILITY BY Zoe Phoon Winds of change are blowing through the property industry and players are finding creative ways to weather the storm in the uncertain climate. As William Arthur Ward, the late American writer, said, “The pessimist complains about the wind;... 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
Residential co-living trend picking up in Asia
ASIAN MILLENNIALS ARE NOW SHARING MORE THAN WORK SPACES AND TRANSPORT BY Chris Prasad A recent report by international property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), entitled “Bridging the Housing Gap”, reveals that Asian millennials are now beginning to adopt a more communal attitude towards living as a means to... Read more
IJM Land launches Rimbun Ara homes for the tech-savvy
FEATURES INCLUDE IOT HUB, WIFI UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL AND SMART DOOR SENSORS BY Zoe Phoon The premium property developer has unveiled its first ever cyberhomes incorporating smart technologies, Rimbun Ara, located at Seremban Heights 2. A successor of the Seremban 2 township in Negri Sembilan, Seremban Heights 2 is... Read more
Germany begins to sparkle as an investment destination
For decades, the outlook towards the German property scene has been similar to the stereotype attached to the Country’s football team: efficient, dependable, structured… boring. Recent years have seen a renaissance of flair and showmanship in German football, endowing it with considerably more life and excitement, and a World... Read more