PETALING JAYA (Aug 19): Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a partnership in supporting the continuing education of the built environment in the country.
PETALING JAYA (May 21): In light of the Federal Court's decision today to dismiss an application to appeal a Court of Appeal (COA) ruling on flat rate maintenance charge for mixed strata developments, the Malaysia Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM) president Adzman Shah Mohd Ariffin has advised Joint Management Bodies (JMBs) of such developments that are charging different maintenance rates for different parcels, to comply with the ruling.
PETALING JAYA (April 2): The recent stimulus packages announced by the government benefit many parties but unfortunately, companies which fall under the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) category do not derive much from them and this includes a bulk of property and facility management services companies.
PETALING JAYA (March 26): The government should consider giving tax waivers or rebates especially on Sales and Services Tax (SST) and corporate tax for small and medium sized businesses or SMEs as they will be among the hardest hit by the Movement Control Order (MCO) which is now extended a further two weeks to April 14, 2020 to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA (March 23): Malaysia's Movement Control Order (MCO) currently taking place to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus outbreak in the country must include property management in its list of essential services.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): A focus group meeting will be held on Monday (Nov 25) between the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) and industry stakeholders including the Malaysian Institute of Property & Facility Managers (MIPFM), the National House Buyers Association (HBA) and representatives from management bodies of strata property to come up with an equitable solution to the issue pertaining to flat rate maintenance charges in mixed developments, said Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM) president Adzman Shah Mohd Ariffin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): While the tangible aspects of a building can enhance a property's value, it is the intangible aspects that will make a building stand out from its peers and thus yield better value, said Singapore Association of Property and Facility Managers president Dr Lim Lan Yuan.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): Malaysia is expected to be on the radar of foreign investors who are seeking a stable market to invest and to operate from, said Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM) president Adzman Shah Mohd Ariffin.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 14): Some 200 participants, consisting of property developers and property managers, turned up early on a Thursday morning to listen to what key industry stakeholders have to say on a review of the Strata Management Act 2013.
It was a study tour to remember for the 15 chieftains of prominent property development companies in Malaysia as well as members of EdgeProp Malaysia’s Best Managed Property Awards judging panel which included heads of professional bodies such as the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association, the Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers and the Building Management Association of Malaysia.