Different maintenance rates allowed for MC, so why not JMB, says BMAM and PPK

PETALING JAYA (Oct 24): The Court of Appeal’s ruling to disallow Joint Management Bodies (JMBs) to charge different rates of service fees for different components within mixed-use developments is based on a strict interpretation of the Strata Management Act 2013 (SMA) and the Strata Management (Maintenance and Management) Regulations 2015, said Building Management Association of Malaysia (BMAM) and the Malaysia Shopping Malls Association (PPK).

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Guan Eng: Optimistic outlook for retail sector

PETALING JAYA (Sept 13): Outlook for shopping centres and the retail industry as a whole looks favourable this year on the back of the country's GDP growth beating expectations, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured).

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Freezing approvals of new shopping malls will affect the economy, says PPK

PETALING JAYA (Aug 24): Despite concerns over a possible oversuply of retail malls in the Klang Valley, the authorities should not freeze the development of new shopping malls because that would further dampen the already slow economy in the country, said Malaysia Shopping Malls Association (PPK) adviser Tan Sri Teo Chiang Kok.

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