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Knight Frank Malaysia acquires Property Hub Sdn Bhd

Knight Frank Malaysia acquired real estate agency Property Hub Sdn Bhd in a joint venture (JV) and rebranded the agency as Knight Frank Property Hub Sdn Bhd. The new company will be integrated with Knight Frank Malaysia’s residential operations, acting as the key element of the company’s residential agency network.

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Iskandar Capital announces mega project of 3,000 acres in Iskandar Puteri

At the document exchange ceremony on Thursday (Feb 10), the deputy state secretary of Johor (development) Datuk Mohammed Ridha highlighted the importance of close collaboration between the Johor government and private sector in realising the agenda of Johor state: “I am very pleased with Iskandar Investment Bhd (IIB)’s effort to understand the aspiration of (the) Johor government and embarking in an inclusive and sustainable project such as the MIH in Wawari, Iskandar Puteri.

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Hap Seng Land seeking land opportunities amid downturn, receives Malaysia Book of Records award for highest indoor green wall

"We have been quite aggressive in terms of acquiring land during the economic downturn; it is a good opportunity to acquire good assets. For example, during the economic downturn in 2007, we acquired 50% of the Citibank building and the land which Hap Seng 2 is sitting on, that was formerly owned by E&O," he said in a media conference on Wednesday (Jan 12). 

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Obstacles still aplenty for sustainable spaces, says JLL

McCrea said: “There is a scramble to do something in the financial setting, and in the world of environmental, social and governance (ESG). We are seeing this being driven by big investment companies. It is definitely [linked] to the property sector — we have a lot of developers and managers who are involved. However, everyone is prickly about ESG risks.

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