With a predominantly Chinese population, Kepong is home to many traditional shops, heritage shops and family-style restaurants. During weekends, city dwellers head for Kepong to enjoy the local delicacies, such as the famous Mee Kepong, and seafood dishes.
From its trendy restaurants to its art and culture centres, Melbourne has long presented itself as one of the most desirable places to live and work. Unsurprisingly, Australian developer Salta Properties is banking on the city’s appeal for the success of its latest project, The Park House, not to mention the latter’s location.
Mah Sing Group Bhd’s latest project, Cerrado Residential Suites, is in the Klang Valley and yet is surrounded by greenery, thanks in part to its location near the Bangi Forest Reserve. The project is within the developer’s largest township, Southville City, in Bangi.
In pursuing meaningful success, one’s intentions must be good, believes Datuk Jauhari Hamidi. “Everything starts with your nawaitu (intentions),” the managing director of Sime Darby Property Bhd (SDP) tells City & Country. “If they are honest, then you’ll be all right.”
Since the mid-2000s, Australia has seen low interest rates, an abundance of liquidity and strong population growth, underpinned by high levels of immigration. This has led to an increase in demand for real estate that exceeds the supply of new properties, says Ian Chen, founder, owner and group CEO of Jalin Realty International.