Awards 2018

Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia records RM4.3bil in property transactions
Jewels of Johor  

PETALING JAYA: Johor, which made headlines last year as the state with the highest number of overhang properties, now takes the No. 2 spot, after Selangor, with the most transactions sealed in Q1 2018. According to a report by the National Property Information Centre, of the recorded 10,058 transactions valued at RM4.33bil, Iskandar Malaysia –…

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Bright stars in the north
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VYING to be the brightest star in northern Malaysia, these developments showcase a balance between the intrinsic values that house buyers covet. A blend of proximity, connectivity and creative living space, these residential stars are bound to shine Bukit Banyan, Sungai Petani, Kedah BUKIT Banyan, Kedah’s first hill park township, spreads across 520 acres of undulating…

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Investors transforming Johor’s property sector
An aerial view of Johor Baru city centre with Singapore in the background.  

Johor is an advantageous location for developers and investors alike. The state received added leverage when it was made the Southern Economic Corridor in 2006. “The presence of overseas developers has changed the landscape of the Johor property market, as well as the behaviour of local developers and Johoreans,” said Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents…

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Johor to advance dream projects to boost economy
Realising dreams: Puah (left) studying a plan at the IRDA office in Danga Bay as IRDA’s head of planning and compliance Maimunah Jaafar looks on.  

By Aisyah Suwardi PETALING JAYA: Johor is in for a Golden Age the next 10 years after receiving several investment plans and initiatives from the Federal government over the past few years. Besides Iskandar Malaysia, which has received accumulated investments of RM262bil, the state government wants to bring development to other areas beyond Johor’s southern…

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International boarding school a boon
The measures taken by the state government are aimed at ensuring a bright future for the next generation  

WITH the recent opening of the 160-year-old Shattuck St Mary’s school branch in Forest City International School, Johor continues to boost the state’s education sector. The school, which was developed by Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd (CGPV) with a total investment of RM935mil, is a private international boarding school with an all-American co-curriculum. Country Garden…

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Honouring key players in Johor’s progress
Jewels of Johor  

WITH an estimated population of 3.75 million, the Johor government has put in extra efforts to increase the employability rate of its citizens. The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) under the Johor Skills Development Department’s master plan aims to train a skilled workforce to improve the employability and entrepreneurship of Malaysians. “This comprehensive…

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On the resilience of Johor
Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd executive director Datuk Daing A Malek Daing A Rahaman (second from the left) receiving a certificate of participation from Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. With them are Star Media Group Bhd group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai (right) and chairman Datuk Fu Ah Kiow.  

WHILE the change of government has affected several infrastructure projects with a direct impact on the development of the region, the future of Johor remains bright with its strategic location and other upcoming projects that enhance the connectivity of the region. The proximity with Singapore, where thousands of people travel every day from Johor to…

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Developments with the best design and quality in Malaysia 2018
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Particular attention has been given to both the exterior design and interior space of these developments to ensure practical perfection at every corner of the property.  These properties hold the most beautiful design and building materials of exceptional quality, epitomising a real sense of comfort.   Ayer Holdings: Epic Residence, Bukit Puchong EPIC Residence serviced…

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Top developments with niche and unique designs
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These best of the best boutique developments appear to have a charming and unique concept that caters to a niche market. They might be small in size, but there is no limit when it comes to the power of great designs that present the perfect blend of modern lifestyle and lush landscaping on a plot…

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Hunt on for next Jewels of Johor
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Registration of Awards open until July 25 (Wednesday).  By Aisyah Suwardi PETALING JAYA: Following the successful inauguration of the StarProperty.my Awards: Jewels of Johor last year, the prestigious award is back again for the second time this year. The award aims to reward the real estate developers who have contributed to the expansion of Johor’s…

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