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Oversupply may come to a head in 2018, warn industry experts

By Shawn Ng Jan 12

PETALING JAYA (Jan 12): The overall property market has been depressed by shrinking demand and oversupply across the residential and commercial property sectors, said industry experts.

Savills: Properties increasingly assessed by MRT station proximity

By Natalie Khoo Jan 03

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): As the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line is rapidly gaining wide acceptance and changing commuter patterns, properties will increasingly be assessed by the distance from the stations, said Savills Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Savills) managing director Datuk Paul Khong.

Savills: TRX poised to be Malaysia’s most successful commercial development

By Natalie Khoo Jan 03

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): The Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) is set to be the most successful master-planned development in 2018, said Savills Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Savills) managing director Datuk Paul Khong.

Malaysia tops Southeast Asia as new retail expansion market

By Natalie Khoo Jan 03

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): Malaysia is the most attractive place for retail brands to expand into Southeast Asia, thanks to its strategic location, low taxes, and barriers to entry compared with other countries in the region, said Savills Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Savills) deputy executive chairman Allan Soo.

Govt should pick “low-hanging fruits” to make big changes in property market

By Lum Ka Kay Oct 06

PETALING JAYA (Oct 5): The government should pick the “low-hanging fruits” that could lead to significant shifts in the property market, said Lendlease Projects Sdn Bhd director and country head Dinesh K Nambiar.

Melbourne ranked the most liveable city for 7th year

By Rachel Chew Aug 16

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Melbourne is ranked the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year by Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual Liveability Index.

Prevention is better than cure

By Nippon Paint Jul 16

One of the keys to a best-managed property is exercising foresight, whereby problems are solved even before they emerge. To borrow the metaphor “fighting fire”, excellent property managers know that fighting a fire does not start from the moment the blaze breaks out, but rather even before the flame has a chance to see the light of day.

Still a market for luxury homes over RM10 mil

By Lum Ka Kay Jul 02

Malaysia has seen eight transactions on the secondary market for landed residential properties over RM10 million in 2016. Yes, you read that right — over RM10 million.

How big a price premium do integrated developments command?

By Michael Lim Jun 05

Over the past decade, condominium projects linked to an MRT station have generated strong sales. This is especially so for projects that are not only linked to an MRT station, but also part of an integrated development with a sizeable commercial component such as a shopping mall.

Six questions to ask at Sabana REIT’s EGM today

By Goola Warden Apr 28

SINGAPORE (April 28): Unitholders of Sabana Shari’ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust will vote today on booting out the REIT’s manager, and perhaps winding up the whole entity. While the likelihood of the resolutions being passed seems low, the courage and determination displayed so far by the unitholders who requisitioned the EGM is quite remarkable. The information they have brought to light, the new path they have tried to forge for the failing REIT, and their scrappy organisational strategies are an inspiration for other small-time activist investors.