Construction and property development company Kenwingston Sdn Bhd may be relatively young — it was incorporated in 2010 by a group of property professionals — but its aggressive strategy saw it grow by leaps and bounds in recent years.
Last year, construction firm Magnibiz Sdn Bhd ventured into property development with the launch of its maiden project, Kampar Lake Campus Condominium or KLCC Kampar, in Kampar New Town. The project is being developed by its property development arm Magnibiz Development Sdn Bhd.
"What I like the most about the job is designing. It is something you can dream about and you can put in your talent, aspirations for the future and what you would like to see in Malaysia. It allows you to create things that tell stories and inspire. Isn’t it important that you can inspire? How many people have the opportunity? It is more than just earning money,” renowned architect Hijjas Kasturi tells City & Country recently.
Established as a timber company back in 2002, Exsim Group of Companies ventured into property development in 2009, focusing on residential, commercial and industrial projects in the Klang Valley. Its completed developments include Nouvelle Industrial Park @ Kota Damansara, Nouvelle Kemuning Industrial Park Phases 1 and 2 in Kota Kemuning, The Treez @ Bukit Jalil, The Leafz @ Sungai Besi and Twin Arkz @ Bukit Jalil.
Despite the slow property market, OSK Property Holdings Bhd believes there is still demand for properties targeted at end users. And the homebuyer market is what is it aiming at with Luminari, a serviced apartment project launched recently at its Harbour Place township in Butterworth, Penang.
ECO World Development Group Bhd is scheduled to hand over the first phase of the 1,089-acre Eco Majestic township in Semenyih, Selangor, by October. In addition to landed properties, a couple of high-rise developments have been launched and there are plans for more.