PAM: Resolve disputes by using common sense approach

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 19): Consultants are encouraged to apply common sense approach and play facilitative roles in helping contracting parties to resolve contractual disputes due to COVID-19, said Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) president Datuk Ar.

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Is your property healthy?

On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 1 being the best and 10 the poorest), Architect Centre accredited building inspector and trainer Anthony Lee Tee ranked most properties he has visited in Malaysia, a 7 to even 10.

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AGM minutes can tell a prospective buyer a lot about a stratified property

PETALING JAYA (July 9): Looking to buy into a stratified property on the secondary market? Besides the usual questions such as the cost of maintenance and facilities, Chur Associates founder and managing partner Chris Tan added another crucial aspect that could help a prospective buyer decide whether the property is a good investment -- the project's Annual General Meeting (AGM) minutes.

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Invisible threats in buildings after shutdowns

As Malaysia is now into the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMO) periodwhere the majority of the working population is allowed to return to their workplace, Architect Centre Sdn Bhd accredited architect and trainer Anthony Lee Tee is worried about the “invisible health threats” to office workers and occupants as no commercial buildings are designed to be shut down for months at a time.

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Property management in the age of Covid-19

The close to two-month Movement Control Order (MCO) to curb the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak which began on March 18 had forced every strata property owner and residents to have a newfound appreciation for effective property management and proper maintenance of the buildings they live in.

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