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Small homes; when less is more
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my Space has always been an important determinant in the search for an ideal house. However, any incremental in this aspect will directly affect the price of the property, and house buyers should not pay more than is necessary for their needs. As much as space offers comfort, there are other negative…

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Maxis extends home fibre network to Gamuda Land’s twentyfive.7
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(from left) Gamuda Land executive director Datuk Haji Abdul Sahak Bin Safi, chief executive officer Ngan Chee Meng, Maxis chief executive officer Robert Nason and head of enterprise Paul McManus.   KOTA KEMUNING: Maxis and Gamuda Land recently signed a service agreement for the provision and deployment of network infrastructure and services to one of…

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Reach for the stars with Johor’s prominent high-rise developments
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For the big dreamers, there is no view more pleasing than one that is uninhibited by buildings, mountains or trees as far as the eye can see. Towering above the landscape, are high-rise developments which offer unparalleled scenery, and much more. From the experience of luxurious facilities in the sky to holistic security measures, high-rise…

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Edutainment with Kidzania Go! at The ERA sales gallery
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my PETALING JAYA: JKG Land Bhd with the collaboration of Kidzania is offering families a weekend of edutainment where children are allowed to role-play different professions in a fun-filled setting. The event will be held on Sundays from Nov 4 to Nov 11, 10.00am to 5pm at The Era sales gallery. The activities…

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Environology and Property 04: a changing home environment
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Contributed by Stephen Chin A home is always in a state of flux. It never stays the same. Babies are born into the family. They grow up. Some move out for further studies, work or to start a new family. As the profile of the occupants in a house changes with time, it is essential…

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Noisy construction riles up residents
epa05528249 Builders work on a construction site of a new condominium building in Bangkok, Thailand, 07 September 2016. The construction sector in Thailand is expected to continue stable growth after it soared in 2015 experiencing double digit record growth with a rising demand for housing and a continuing stable political climate prevails. The government continues to take measures to attract increased investment in Thailand and push ahead with large public infrastructure programs.  EPA/BARBARA WALTON  

A NOISY neighbouring construction site is causing havoc to the residents in Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang. Retiree Wong Nak Tick, 65, realised this inconvenience after moving into his brand new three-storey bungalow in Taman Taming Indah 2. “I have made a police report and written to Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) about this,” said Wong, who…

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Residents against hillslope development
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A GROUP of residents have voiced out their protest against a hillslope project in Ampang, which they said went against existing development and planning guidelines. De Puncak Ukay residents in Taman Ukay Perdana are objecting to an approved housing project on a steep hillslope in their neighbourhood. It is learned that Ampang Jaya Municipal Council…

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Another rail transit centre in KL
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The opening of the Abdullah Hukum train station in KL Eco City proves Railway Assets Corporation’s (RAC) commitment and focus on the Government’s intention to implement Transit Oriented Development (TOD). Construction of the station, which was privatised by KL Eco City Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of developer SP Setia, is RAC’s first TOD project, a…

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RM1bil fund to help spur sale of affordable homes
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PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara is setting up a RM1bil Fund for Affordable Homes to help home buyers from the lower income group nationwide to finance the purchase of their first homes. The fund will be available for two years from Jan 2, 2019 or until the fund is fully utilised, according to a Bank Negara statement….

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Creating the world’s first REIT for airports
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PETALING JAYA: The government has proposed to set up the world’s first airport real estate investment trust (REIT) to raise RM4bil to fund future airport upgrades and expansion. The idea of setting up an airport REIT is to move the aviation industry towards a self-sustainable model that does not have to depend on the government’s expenditure…

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