Events

Banking on connectivity
Gain insights from property experts at forum  

BY VIKNESH ASHLEY CLARENCE Wondering where to buy a property? Ponder no further. Find the answer at the Prime Investment Forum by StarProperty.my where one can mingle with experts over tea break and lunch. The event will take place at the Oak Room, Nexus, Bangsar South and will take place on two separate sessions. The…

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Property fair thrills homebuyers
starproperty.my Fair 2016, i-City Edition, held at i-Gallery , Shah Alam.  

Wide range of choices, food and return air tickets among treats for visitors THE three-day Starproperty.my Fair i-city edition has created greater awareness of the Rm9bil i-city ultrapolis development in Section 7, Shah Alam, Selangor. Among the many visitors to the recently concluded fair was flight steward Saravanan Kumaran, who said the properties sold at…

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Gain insights from property experts at forum
Gain insights from property experts at forum  

BY ANGIE NG WITH uncertainties clouding the property market, the upcoming Prime Investment Forum to be held on May 8 at The Oak Room, Nexus, Bangsar South, will be able to shed some light on where the market is heading. The forum from 9am to 6pm is organised by StarProperty.my and sponsored by Mah Sing…

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Landscape design crucial for green and sustainable living
Attendees browsing the ILAM special pullout by StarProperty.my at the ILAM Gala Night Dinner.  

Unsustainable living depletes Earth’s resources. BY LEE YAN LI lylee@thestar.com.my Landscape architects should lead the way in sustainable design development to address the environmental challenges for the benefits of the younger generation. “Members of Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM) could play a significant role in establishing committees such as sustainable waste management, national chemical management…

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Tips on starting a business
Tan advises newcomers to invest in both online and brick-and-mortar business.  

BY LEE YAN LI It might be easy for startups to enter the retail industry in Malaysia, but it doesn’t mean newcomers can just dive in without a second thought. The relatively low cost of rent, labour and renovation have made it easy for anyone to set up a retail business either physically or online,…

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Shah Alam’s ultrapolis set to enjoy greater accessibility
Art and soul: Ong showing the Mondrian-inspired i-Gallery.  

PETALING JAYA: With the highly­-anticipated flyover linking the Federal Highway to Section 7 Shah Alam scheduled to open next Thursday, i-City is poised to benefit from the greater accessibility. I-Bhd marketing director Monica Ong said residents and tourists would be able to enjoy better connectivity and convenience with the flyover. Homebuyers looking for their dream…

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Building responsibly to promote sustainability
Artist Impression of Sky Beach at Setia Sky Seputeh.  

S P Setia blazes the trail of holistic living. BY ANGIE NG angie@thestar.com.my   S P Setia Bhd’s corporate culture of building responsibly to put in place environmental-friendly property infrastructure and innovative landscape design concepts has ensured its developments are well master-planned and designed sustainably for the current and future generations. The efforts saw the…

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Landscaping the nation
Philea Resort & Spa Ayer Keroh, Malacca, won Excellence in the Landscape Construction Award.  

ILAM celebrates the industry’s best at MLAA 2015. BY ANGIE NG angie@thestar.com.my INDUSTRY practitioners involved in property and infrastructure development activities have a big role to play in safeguarding the environment and protecting the natural habitat of the country’s rich flora and fauna. Developers, architects, surveyors, town planners, city councillors and other government authorities need to…

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Manifestations of landscape excellence
ILAM council members 2014/2016  

MLAA 2015 award winners set the benchmark for future landscape marvels. BY VIKNESH ASHLEY vikneshashley@thestar.com.my LANDSCAPE architecture combines design with the environment as well as art with the sciences. It is about the presentation of a certain environment regardless of being in an urban or rural placement, poised as the interface between people and natural…

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Driving Penang forward
A scale model of the Eco Terraces development at Penang Island.  

Legal and transportation developments are expected to drive Penang’s economy and bring back the lustre in Penang Island’s property developments. BY MAK KUM SHI makks@thestar.com.my Various legal trends, economic drivers and transportation systems are expected to impact stakeholders in Malaysia and Penang’s property market. Ho Chin Soon Research chief executive officer Ishmael Ho indicated various transportation…

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