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.
As property values have skyrocketed beyond the means of many ordinary citizens of many countries, and as even paying for the deposits required for renting a property becomes a burden that many cannot carry, the question that one individual has answered is: how do you make rental housing more affordable? A start-up has managed to make things cheaper immediately, by eliminating the security deposit.
GEORGE TOWN (March 13): New tenants of hawker spaces owned by the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) are suffering as a result of the irresponsible behaviour of previous tenants.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 7): High demand for housing in China has prompted newly-built or newly-renovated apartments to be put on the market before cancer-causing formaldehyde fumes have enough time to dissipate, reported the BBC.
PETALING JAYA (July 3): Effective property management services create value for building tenants and investors as they increase occupancy rates by encouraging lease renewals and tenant stability due to improved talent retention, according to a survey by international property consultancy CBRE.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 19): A standard guideline on building maintenance should be developed among architects, developers and property managers, said Singapore’s Association of Property and Facility Managers president Dr Lim Lan Yuan (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Buy-to-let investors in the UK are rushing into the market ahead of a stamp duty increase, said surveyors in a report by BT.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 22): The National Housing Department will be cracking down on fraudulent or misuse of Public Housing Programme (PPR) tenancy nationwide soon, with the cooperation of local authorities, according to director-general Datuk Mohamad Yusoff Ghazali.