PROPERTY investment is a common investment plat­form in Malaysia but the trend is often driven by new properties, where the attention on the primary market is significantly higher than the secondary market. However, Datuk Ng Se­ing Liong, past president of Real Estate and Housing Development Association (REHDA) and MD of... Read more
Disturbed sleep for Airbnb users
By Roznah Abdul Jabbar KUALA LUMPUR — The recent eviction of Henry Ikezi, a tenant staying under Airbnb in New York, the United States, has raised fresh concerns over the legality of the businesses transacted under the popular online portal. Recently, Airbnb, a platform that allows homeowners to list their homes for shortterm rental,... Read more

Tricky outlook for 2015

News January 21, 2015

The year 2015 could very well turn out to be a similar to 2014 in terms of property transactions, which has been dubbed “a dull year” by a CIMB Research report. CIMB Head of Research Terence Wong said that the research arm believes the pick-up in buying momen­tum will continue... Read more
1MALAYSIA Development Bhd (1MDB) has appointed a Dubai-based banker, Arul Kanda as President and Group Executive Director with immediate effect, the company announced this week. Chairman of 1MDB, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Lodin Wok Kama­ruddin said the appointment is part of a transition plan. “Arul succeeds Mohd Ha­zem Abd Rahman,... Read more