KUALA LUMPUR: Property developer Sunrise Bhd reported an increase of 17% y-o-y in pre-tax profit for the quarter ended Sept 30, 2009, amounting to RM50.2 million (FYE June 2010). According to a statement released on Nov 2, net profit for the quarter increased 24% y-o-y to RM37.3 million on the back of turnover totalling RM190.3 million.
KUALA LUMPUR: OSK Property Holdings Bhd, the company tasked with the redevelopment of the Atria Shopping Centre in Damansara Jaya is going back to the drawing board.
The developer is working closely with a team of estate agents and consultants to examine market needs and conditions before deciding on concrete plans for the site, according to a source with OSK Property.
KUALA LUMPUR: Despite rising property prices in Australia, Raine & Horne International Zaki + Partners Sdn Bhd’s first Australian offering has received a warm response from prospective buyers.
SINGAPORE: CapitaLand Ltd, Southeast Asia’s largest developer, is seeking S$2.78 billion (RM6.79 billion) from the listing of its CapitaMalls Asia Ltd unit as it seeks to grow its retail mall business across the region.
SYDNEY: Australian house prices rose in the three months through September for a second quarter as government grants spurred demand among first-time buyers.
HONG KONG: Weekend home sales in Hong Kong dropped 30% as buyers bet prices will fall as the government steps up market-cooling measures, Centaline Property Agency Ltd said in a report.
The global economic downturn and the spread of the Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic have put a dent in the global tourism industry. Malaysia’s hospitality sector has not been immune to such shocks. But as the world economy mends, hoteliers are positioning themselves to ride the upturn by pushing ahead with new hotel launches this year and the next.
Housing property sales were strong in the Penang primary market in 3Q2009, says Raine & Horne International Zaki + Partners’ director Michael Geh. Having mentioned earlier that there were apparent signs of a property bubble, specifically in the condominium market, Geh believes the recent announcement of a 5% real property gains tax (RPGT) from Jan 1, 2009, may cool things down a bit.