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Area Focus: Ampang

By: Jotham Lim HISTORY OF AMPANG To better understand the Ampang region as a whole, it pays to learn about the history of the people living in the area who have shaped the culture of the community to what it is today. In fact, the glorious city of Kuala Lumpur that we ...

An Inside Look At Kota Kemuning

By: Michelle Boon Located 36 kilometres West of Kuala Lumpur City Centre, lies Kota Kemuning. A green and vibrant enclave just minutes away f rom Shah Alam and closer still to Klang, Kota Kemuning is a 1,854-acre integrated township developed by HICOM-Gamuda, a strategic partnership between DRB-HICOM Berhad and Gamuda Berhad. The ...

2019: Revisiting Mont Kiara

Introduction Mont Kiara is famous for being one of the most luxurious districts in the entire Klang Valley. Known for its strategic location, just 15 minutes away from the heart of Kuala Lumpur, it is also well-known for its heightened quality of life. Referred to as an international condominium township, many ...

Here Are Some Juicy Facts You Never Knew About Umland At Seri Austin, Johor Bahru

One of The Main Sponsors For The Apartment Season 6! As The Apartment Season 6 series comes to its final leg of its 10-week series, we draw closer to finding out who will be crowned as the Champion and walk away with the biggest prize in the history sponsored by ...

Making It Big In KL South

Putting Bangi On The Beginners’ Map To First-Time Home Ownership BY YVONNE YOONG The Bangi of today is nothing like the Bangi some 20 years ago. Over the years, most of the agriculture land have been steadily converted into development land making way for township developments. Indeed, Bangi may have once been a ...

Putrajaya: Reaching The Peak Of Prominence

Once a thick jungle existing alongside palm oil plantations, the Putrajaya of today has vastly transformed into  what is now known as the Federal Administrative Centre of Malaysia due to the Government’s initiative. Historically, Putrajaya used to be known as Prang Besar which was founded in 1918 and named as Air ...

Rejuvenation Of Damansara Jaya

Damansara Jaya is a mature township in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. This self-contained neighbourhood comes with a good mix of landed residential properties comprising terraced, semi-detached and detached houses complemented by two- and four-storey shophouses and shop offices. Developed by Paramount Garden, then part of the See Hoy Chan Sdn Berhad Group ...

Iskandar Malaysia: The Good The Bad And The Ugly

Iskandar Malaysia was once the poster child touted by TIME Magazine in 2012 as “one of the most ambitious development projects in the world”. Since then, the spotlight has shifted to glut concerns, given the breakneck speed China developers have been developing their projects there compounded by launches by local developers. Almost ...

Segambut Comes Of Age

Segambut, which was once a sleepy hollow, has matured throughout the years to become a developed township of its own. Segambut is a part of Mukim Batu, Kuala Lumpur, both before 1974 when Kuala Lumpur was a district of Selangor, and after 1974 when Kuala Lumpur became a Federal Territory. ...

Sungai Besi

Located on the southern corridor of Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Besi is directly connected to the downtown via Jalan Sungai Besi, E38 SMART Highway, as well as E9 Sungai Besi Highway (Besraya, upgraded from the original Jalan Sungai Besi beginning the Jalan Istana junction) which runs all the way to Universiti ...