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Pulau Indah’s time to shine

By Rachel Chew Jan 14

Klang is known not just for its seafood, but the world-class Port Klang. According to the World Shipping Council, Port Klang is the world’s 12th busiest port in 2015.

England struggles with housing shortage

By AFP Nov 27

LONDON (Nov 27): In a cramped apartment in an industrial zone in south London, Sandra Rumkiene recounts her struggles to bring up a baby as one of a growing number of poor families forced to live in temporary housing.

PEPS: No measures in Budget 2018 to arrest current property market challenges

By Rachel Chew Oct 27

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 27): Budget 2018 has failed to address the challenges faced by the current property industry, said the Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS) in a statement following the tabling of the budget today.

MBAM had hoped for lower import duties on machinery and IBS incentives in Budget 2018

By Natalie Khoo Oct 27

PETALING JAYA (Oct 27): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) was hoping for lower import duties for heavy construction machinery and more incentives in Budget 2018 to be disbursed to industry players who use Industrialised Building System (IBS) and Building Information Modelling (BIM), such as equipment tax reduction and tax incentives, it said in a post-budget statement today.

AISB’s Kayu Ara land buy for RM20mil is fair and reasonable, says independent adviser

By Sulhi Azman Oct 17

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): Amalgamated Industrial Steel Bhd (AISB)’s proposal to acquire Parkwood Sdn Bhd, which will give it access to two parcels of land in Kayu Ara in Petaling Jaya, for RM19.6 million was deemed as “fair, reasonable and not detrimental” to the minority shareholders, said independent adviser Sierac Corporate Advisers Sdn Bhd.

A dozen sustainable ideas for developers

By Shawn Ng Oct 06

PETALING JAYA (Oct 6): As Malaysian consumers become increasingly concerned about the sustainability features of a product, developers should implement them into their projects to achieve greater success, said VERITAS Design Group president and founding director David Mizan Hashim.

Extension for project delivery possible, says housing minister

By Lum Ka Kay Oct 06

PETALING JAYA (Oct 5): Developers who are not able to deliver their residential projects on time may request for an extension of an additional 12 months from the original 36 months, provided no sale and purchase agreement has been signed, said Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Tan Sri Noh Omar.

More public-private sector partnerships vital to drive IBS usage

By Lum Ka Kay Oct 06

PETALING JAYA (Oct 5): There must be a collaboration between the public and private sector to drive Industrialised Building System (IBS) usage, said Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah in response to the government urging property developers to adopt the technology.

IBS adoption still low — survey

By Ahmad Naqib Idris Sep 11

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 11): While much has been said about the advantages of using the Industrialised Building System (IBS) method for construction, adoption is still slow due to the various hurdles faced by stakeholders in applying the technology.

KiP Mall Kota Warisan targets full take-up by end-2017

By Tan Ai Leng Aug 25

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 25): Integrated property developer Kepong Industrial Park Group (KIP Group) will soft-launch its first hybrid retail mall in Sepang this Saturday.