“We don’t have a proper park in George Town and this space is perfect for a park, for people to rest, go for walks and enjoy the greenery.”
Officially launched on March 2, The Valley @ Bentong offers agricultural lots suitable for building a home or to plant crops and fruit trees, or both. The developer will assist buyers in building a home and even help you plant durian trees.
Visitor and diners can view photographs of pre-WWII and colonial Ipoh and “some rare copies of newspaper articles” published during Merdeka.
In the digital era, what a library is was reconsidered, and the result was a an indoor extension of public space where facilities such as a movie theatre, recording studios and a makerspace, access to public services, exhibitions and community events are made available, in addition to books.
Under a colonial-era policy that remains in place, any male who can trace his lineage back to that period has the right to build a three-storey house on his land without paying a land fee. In a city with the world's least affordable property market, that exclusively male right is a major windfall.