Strong interest for  Melia Residences
Despite the soft property market conditions in Johor, UEM Sunrise Bhd’s Melia Residences saw rapid sales within the first two days of its launch, surpassing the original target of three to six months. The group’s chief operating officer of commercial, Raymond Cheah said to date, it has achieved a... Read more
RAM maintains negative outlook for KL, Selangor
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar RAM Ratings Services Bhd has maintained its negative outlook on the Malaysian residential property sector and the commercial (office and retail) sub-segments in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor this year. In its sector commentary report, the agency said consumer and business sentiment is expected to remain... Read more
Family-centric space at  Bandar Seri Coalfields
  BY Pavither Sidhu    Among the most common issues faced by growing families in the Klang Valley these days is a dearth of options when it comes to seeking a home that offers adequate living space at a decent price – preferably below the RM1 million mark. This... Read more
Bad eggs make lives hard
BY Prisca Teh    You may rant and rave over an unpalatable plate of chicken rice, but you won’t refuse to settle the bill, even if you left it unfinished. By simple code of ethics, no respectable person would dodge payment for any services rendered or products purchased. However, the... Read more
Water-enhanced living
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar In the ancient days, water sources have always been the trigger points of settlements. Although this may no longer be necessary with the convenience of piped water systems, studies show that water does have a therapeutic effect and people who live near it have better... Read more
SP Setia unveils RM1.9b mixed development in Melbourne 
BY Pavither Sidhu Following its successful previous launches in Australia, SP Setia Bhd forges on Down Under with its latest prime land acquisition in Melbourne. The developer has entered into a conditional contract of sale with Australia’s Telstra Corp Ltd to buy 1.02 acres of freehold land in the... Read more
LBS launches Cameron Centrum
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Property developer LBS Bina Group Bhd recently launched the first phase of the largest integrated development in Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Pahang. Called the Precinct 1 of Cameron Centrum, the phase has an estimated gross development value of RM183 million, offering 58 commercial units sized from... Read more
A skyline-changer  in the making
  BY Pavither Sidhu Malacca has attracted more than 12 million tourists in 2015 alone because of its strategic position between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, offering visitors easy access to a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To further unlock the potential of this historic city, the Chinese government has invested... Read more
Splendour in the heart of the city
  By Roznah Abdul Jabbar If Barbara Ras lived in Malaysia, she probably would be inspired to write her famous You Can’t Have It All poem based on the fact that Malaysians can’t have it all when choosing a place to live – either you opt for urban convenience... Read more
KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 (Bernama) — The government should address the shortage of affordably-priced houses in the country before implementing schemes to enable the middle-income group to buy houses, said economist Muhammad Ridhuan Bos Abdullah. He said while the new First Home Deposit Funding Scheme (MyDeposit) was a good... Read more