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Fewer launches in the last quarter

The impact of the Johor government’s move to freeze new applications for non-landed developments continued to be felt in 1Q2016, says KGV International Property Consultants (Johor) Sdn Bhd executive director Samuel Tan.

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Protasco’s De Centrum City taking shape

Protasco Bhd is adopting the new urbanism concept in its maiden project, De Centrum City, in Kajang, Selangor. The group, which is known more for its infrastructure construction and engineering businesses, is aiming high with its property development division.

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SkyWorld to launch three projects

While some major developers are holding back their launches in view of the challenging market conditions, SkyWorld Development Sdn Bhd aims to make its presence known to the public. It has three new launches planned this year in Kuala Lumpur, with a total gross development value (GDV) of almost RM1.4 billion.

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Paramount Corp banks on diversification

A meeting with a banker would probably be all about the numbers. This also seems to ring true for former bankers, like Paramount Corp Bhd group CEO Jeffrey Chew. During his interview with City & Country recently, he started off with a presentation of the company’s financial performance, before going on to highlight numbers from the National Property Information Centre.

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Johawaki Development to launch Avanti Residences on May 7

Construction firm-turned-property developer Johawaki Development Sdn Bhd will launch Phase 3 of its landed development, Avanti Residences, on May 7. The final phase will offer 38 semi-detached homes with built-ups of 3,090 sq ft, on a 3,200 sq ft plot. The semidees are priced from RM1.49 million onwards.

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Surviving the crowded retail sector

Retail space in the Klang Valley continues to grow despite declining sales, with new malls adding more than two million sq ft last year. Several more malls are set to be completed this year, such as Sunway Velocity Mall, Empire City Mall and myTown Shopping Centre.

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Mitraland unveils first overseas project

Esque South Yarra in Melbourne is set to launch on April 2 in Australia. The project sits on a 5,000 sq ft commercial parcel and will offer 64 apartments and two penthouse units, with built-ups of 818 to 1,829 sq ft.

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