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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
Technology driving the future of property management
TECH DISRUPTION TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT MIPPM CONFERENCE THIS YEAR The Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM) recently held their second annual conference entitled “PropTech: Driving the future of Property Management 2017”, which was held at [email protected] in Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur. As the theme of the event... 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
New ‘work, play, invest’ environs sprouting worldwide
HOW SMART CITIES AND LIVING LABS STACK UP BY Zoe Phoon (Note to reader: The following article is a follow up to an earlier story entitled Cyberjaya in for exciting times as smart-city model) The wave of creativity and innovation to transform urban areas and improve quality of life has... Read more
Whither the Asia Pacific office market?
ADAPT TO STAY RELEVANT, CHANGE OR BE CHANGED BY Zoe Phoon The 2017 ULI Asia Pacific Capital Markets Forum held in Singapore recently drew 40 leading executives from the world of real estate capital markets and investing where they brainstormed topical issues facing the industry. According to a report... Read more
Germany to unveil world’s largest EV charging station
BY Zoe Phoon Electrical vehicle charging stations have been mushrooming the world-over in the past decade, but what’s different about this one is it will also feature offices, shopping elements and eateries. Such a development goes beyond the orthodox concept of a gas station, but more importantly, it gives... Read more
Recasting the way people move, work and live in tall buildings
TECH REVOLUTION: MULTI HERALDS WORLD’S FIRST CABLE-LESS HORIZONTAL LIFT SYSTEM BY Zoe Phoon More than 160 years after the invention of the conventional elevator, the world’s first cable-less, horizontal lift system named MULTI was launched in Germany recently. Developed by thyssenkrupp Elevator, a global urban mobility leader, MULTI made... Read more
VR Tech poised to put a new spin on property
Virtual Reality is starting to make an impact in the property industry, and while a handful of companies have already experimented with this technology as part of their sales drive, the participation of an Australian digital advertising company in the local market now promises to considerably enhance the buyer... Read more
Self-healing concrete no longer science fiction
BY Zoe Phoon This may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but trust us when we tell you that self-healing concrete is not only a reality, it is expected to hit the market by this year. Concrete is the world’s most-used building material. However, cement production creates... Read more
Selling to a new generation
BY Kate May Global dynamics are changing and the millennial generation is emerging as a dominant force in the housing market. They may still have limited budgets, but understanding their “must have” needs is the key to selling to them. According to a 2016 study on generational housing trends... Read more