JLL Malaysia: Temporary development curbs will bring “much-needed” relief

PETALING JAYA (Nov 21): The temporary freeze on approvals for the development of shopping complexes, offices, serviced apartments and luxury condominiums priced over RM1 million will be a much-needed relief for landlords or owners of office and residential buildings as it will allow the market to absorb the existing large supply through rising population growth, urbanisation and migration to cities, said JLL Malaysia associate director, research and consultancy Veena Loh.

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No stopping Merdeka PNB 118, says PNB

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The construction of Merdeka PNB 118 — which will be Malaysia’s tallest building and the world’s fifth tallest on completion — will not be stopped, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) group chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar said, even though it will worsen the oversupply of office space in the capital city.

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