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Eight years to realise ‘pure’ dream home

Aged wooden gates and bare concrete walls — perhaps that may not gel with your idea of a typical “dream home”. But take a look at the haven/The Edge My Dream Home 2008’s gold winner in the detached/semi-detached category and you might change your mind.

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Bold look for PJ Trade Centre

When you drive along the SPRINT Penchala Link from Mont’Kiara towards Damansara Perdana or along Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong towards Sungai Buloh, you may notice a cluster of tall and imposing buildings on a hillock near the entrance to Damansara Perdana.The almost completed building is called PJ Trade Centre, an impressive Grade A office development.

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Zerin’s Quah bags RFP Magazine award

The head of investment at Zerin Properties, Francis Quah, has been named “Outstanding Individual for Real Estate Transaction” for 2008 in RFP Magazine’s Outstanding Individuals in Industry Awards 2009.Quah was selected for the award for concluding the sale of The InterContinental Hanoi hotel in Vietnam at the peak of the subprime crisis.Zerin Properties’ founder and CEO Previndran Singhe was th

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My Space: Location within location

The value and potential of real estate hinge on its location. But it is not sufficient to go macro on the location factor; one needs to go micro as well.Picture this: Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) is a popular address in Kuala Lumpur.

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Property market to perk up

KUALA LUMPUR:  The Malaysian property market is not heading towards slump even though there may be a slowdown now as attractive financing packages and more realistic prices from sellers should perk up sentiment, according to real estate industry experts.They said the current "wait and see attitude" by potential property investors and homebuyers may end soon, as sentiment is given a boost by the

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Retailers brace for tougher times

KUALA LUMPUR: The retail industry is expected to contract this year but all is not gloom and doom. Some shopping destinations and brands are bucking the downward trend and are going ahead with their expansion.

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