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NORTH KIARA REBRANDING IS THE NEW BUZZ WORD

It used to be just about location, but now rebranding and redevelopment are taking centre stage

LAND INVESTMENT

Property investment in Malaysia is divided into four parts. According to the director of B.I.G Group of Companies Tan Hwa Chuan, a typical property investment roadmap in our country starts with condominiums and then it continues to linked houses before property investor start investing in commercial buildings such as shops ...

THE BURDEN OF HOUSEHOLDS

Study indicates greater disparity between income and home affordability Khazanah Nasional Bhd recently rolled out an unflattering report on the state of Malaysian households. The study found that 74% of Malaysian households earn less than RM6,000 per month and house prices in general have gone up beyond the affordable levels of most households. A household with an RM6,000 ...

THE DIVERSIFIED BUILDER

Smart Niche Group off to a great promising start By: Aidil Mohammad Noor At rare times, we encounter developers who strive to achieve greatness in building up their name and reputation. Such company is Smart Niche Group (SNG), a joint venture of two companies (Rivertree Group headed by Dato’ Simon David Leong ...

Outlook 2015

By: Syamil Zahari In Greater Kuala Lumpur, there are seven million inhabitants in 2014, up from 900,000 40 years ago, with 1.8 million homes and seven million registered vehicles. Employment in the area stood at 2.5 million jobs in 2010, and is targeted to increase to 4.2 million jobs in 2020. “So ...

Cautiously Optimistic

Economic signs portend headwind ahead but positive sentiments remain.

All Things For All People

PKNS Managing Director Haji Azlan Md Alifiah’s insight on assets management and property outlook. Coming from the accountancy background with proven expertise in assets management, Haji Azlan Md Alifiah is now getting busy in the property industry as the General Manager of Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (PKNS). His accumulated wealth of experience started ...

The Magnificent Island City

A splendid holiday destination,an iconic development for investment Melaka has been growing steadily in the past few years. The stable political system, low crime rate and a strong work force are some of the reasons why Melaka is getting more attractive to investors each year. Tourism is yet another major reason ...

Time to dig in and reassess your investment

The new year 2015 has brought a new landscape to the investment scenario, either to the property market or the investment market as a whole. 2014 can be called as the year where most investors had expected to make less money but surprisingly, most can claim it was not too bad ...

Get Ready for GST

The new tax regime is causing headaches for property investors, with April 1st fast approaching With the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) merely days away, those especially in the property industry remain baffled with details of the impending enforcement. Effective from 1 April, 2015, the new tax regime GST – ...