Good property management begins with the developer

KUALA LUMPUR (May 12): Property developers usually shy away from the topic of property management because they are reluctant to face the issues of homeowners but this has to change, said Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (Rehda) Institute chairman Datuk Jeffrey Ng.

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REIT managers say SC's REIT guideline amendments will drive market's growth

KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): The liberalisation in the permissible list of activities provides alternative growth opportunities to Malaysian Real Estate Investment Trusts (M-REITs) in the areas of acquiring vacant land to undertake property development activities, acquisition of assets with provision of income support and investments through private leases, said the Malaysian REIT Managers Association (MRMA).

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Association seeks tax-free dividends for REITs

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 27): While Malaysia imposes a lower rate of withholding tax on dividends paid to retail investors of real estate investment trusts (REITs) compared with many other countries, the Malaysian REIT Managers Association (MRMA) is of the view that a total tax exemption should be given to attract more investments.

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Talk to us, property developers urge govt

PETALING JAYA (May 18): Property developers have called on the government to engage in dialogue with them before the adoption of the industrialised building system (IBS) is made mandatory for all players in the construction industry.

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Sunway City set to be smoke-free city

PETALING JAYA (May 12): Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (Sunway REIT) has embarked on a sustainability campaign, “Clean Air – A Smoke Free Environment Project”, at Sunway REIT’s flagship asset, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall.

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