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Special Focus: Homes amidst lush greenery

Surrounded by a forest reserve, The Valley TTDI Ampang has the trappings of a unique upmarket developmentAn upmarket residence surrounded by lush greenery of a forest reserve is what the developer of The Valley TTDI Ampang is offering prospective buyers.

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Special Focus: Upmarket homes at Serai Saujana

Using his experience of more than two decades in manufacturing, Hamidon Abdullah aims to walk the talk where it comes to delivering a truly luxurious developmentHow many of us have at some point looked at a so-called upmarket property and thought that we could not only improve on the design and use of internal space but also the quality?

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Special Focus: Everything for the home at Janine

A name synonymous with fine furniture and furnishings, Janine has upped the ante with its newly refurbished showroom at Bangsar Shopping Centre in KL. The 6,000sq ft space takes furniture and furnishing showroom to a higher level with its new displays and a large library and accessories area.

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Hot sales

When the government decided to impose the 5% real property gains tax (RPGT), the move did not go down well with house buyers, long-time property owners, some developers and those promoting Malaysian real estate overseas. Industry players were stunned when the RPGT was announced during the unveiling of Budget 2010 on Oct 23.

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Hollywood comes to Country Heights Damansara

Fancy owning a house which will be featured in a Hollywood movie? Doug Liman, director of blockbusters such as The Bourne Identity, Mr & Mrs Smith and Jumper, recently shot a scene for his upcoming film, titled Fair Game, in one of the bungalows at Country Heights Damansara,in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

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Encorp raises the bar

We want to establish ourselves as one of Malaysia’s top 10 developers in three years,” announces Yeoh Soo Ann, group CEO of Encorp Bhd. That’s a bold statement, considering the young age of the company’s property development arm.

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Student wins European award for ‘Community One’

Terrific and very elegant, an idea that has not been seen before…” — these were how the judges of the European Corus Student Design Awards 2009 described the design of a sustainable urban village by Romulus Sim of Kuching, Sarawak.Sim, 23, a final-year architectural student at the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) in UK, beat off strong competition from students across Europe to scoop th

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