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Lotus design wins Thinkscape top award

Ideas can come out of any situation and in the case of Thinkscape Team3, the architectural arm of Thinkscape Group, it came from a lotus bud. This fragrant plant inspired a design that won Malaysian company Thinkscape Group the top prize at a recent international architectural competition held in Vietnam.

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HwangDBS sees upturn in luxury property segment

HWANGDBS Vickers is positive on the recent pick-up in the luxury segment of the local property market, stating that it was a strong indicator that the sector’s recovery is broadening. “Just a few weeks ago, this segment was considered dead by many.

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Latest Bandar Kinrara homes sold in three hours (Aug 8, 2009)

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PETALING JAYA: It was not just another normal Saturday at Perumahan Kinrara Bhd’s sales office in Bandar Kinrara, Puchong, Selangor. More than 100 home buyers, some of whom had been camping in the premises for 11 days, are waiting to purchase homes at Sentosa, a link house development in Phases B39/B40 in the freehold Bandar Kinrara township.

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IJM Land courts foreign buyers

IJM Land Bhd’s The Light Linear, a residential component of The Light Waterfront project in Penang, received overwhelming response from homebuyers during its launch on Aug 1. All the non-bumiputera units have been sold, bringing sales to 82%. Comprising 328 units, The Light Linear condominium units average about 1,500 sq ft and are priced at an average of RM410 to RM450 psf.

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Bukit Bintang, Bangsar still a force to be reckoned with

The Mont’Kiara enclave is a vibrant up-and-coming commercial and lifestyle hotspot, but how does it fare when compared to more established areas like Kuala Lumpur’s Jalan Bukit Bintang and Bangsar Baru?Jalan Bukit Bintang, often described as Malaysia’s equivalent to Singapore’s Orchard Road, is a popular shopping, night life and eating destination, which starts from Jalan Pudu and intersects Ja

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Property: Property buyers return to the market

Things are looking up in the Penang property market. There are definite signs of recovery as more homebuyers return to the market. “I would not call 2Q2009 a slow quarter for the secondary market in Penang. It was also a quarter for top property developers offering attractive packages.

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Magna Prima in RM48m deal with Petaling Garden

KUALA LUMPUR: Magna Prima Bhd is acquiring two pieces of land, totalling 28,148 sq metres in Petaling Garden from Petaling Garden Sdn Bhd for RM48.48 million.Magna Prima said the first piece of land was 16,790.363 sq. metres (180,736 sq. ft) and the second piece, measuring 11,358 sq. metres (122,260 sq.

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