Concerns over property overhang should not stop new developments

PETALING JAYA (May 1): Will freezing approvals for new projects help overcome the property overhang situation in Malaysia? Read also Promote Malaysia before promoting projects, developers told Efficient Bumiputera units release can help reduce property overhang Developers continue push for HOC extension Supply of serviced apartments being reduced amid overhang A suggestion to freeze approvals for new projects in view of the overhang was raised by a viewer during EdgeProp.

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Home prices can come down if certain issues addressed, say developers

SERI KEMBANGAN (Oct 2): While the government is asking property developers to lower home prices following the Sales and Service Tax (SST) exemption on construction services and building materials, industry players said lower prices can be achieved if issues such as labour shortage and the lofty compliance and development costs are addressed.

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Just join the dots, please!

The property development arena has been in a state of flux in the last week, sparked by Putrajaya’s directive to freeze all new applications for shopping malls, offices, serviced apartments and condominiums priced at RM1 million and above.

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