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Shopping centres in Malaysia: does size matter? Part I
 

Contributed by Henry Butcher Retail managing director Tan Hai Hsin It is already a lifestyle for Malaysian consumers to visit shopping centres, especially during the weekend. A shopping mall is after all, a relaxing spot with free air-conditioning and it makes for a good place for a family outing, family gathering or perhaps a movie day….

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Adapting to tough times
(from left): Joharudin Samion, Ernest Towle, Liow Toh Sen, Teo Ki Yuee, Mahayuddin Makmin, Ngoh Wei Ching, Hazri Bin Abdul Aziz, and Star Media Group Johor Bureau chief Nelson Benjamin during the judging session.  

Johor developers impress judges with their flexibility in meeting market demand By Aisyah Suwardi aisyahs@thestar.com.my EARLIER this year, industry experts predicted a stable property market with a slight upward trend. But soon after Malaysia’s historic GE14 of May 9, circumstances changed and public sentiment fluctuated. The introduction of new policies together with the cancellation of several…

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The Southern Corridor widens
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Johor stakeholders take the state to new heights By Aisyah Suwardi aisyahs@thestar.com.my WITH its strategic location in Peninsular Malaysia and vast land area of 19,102sq km, Johor was in good stead when crowned the country’s southern economic corridor in 2006. Since then, the state has grown from strength to strength with innovative developments and outstanding…

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Biannual property expo returns
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PETALING JAYA – THE Real Estate & Housing Developers Association (REHDA) Malaysia is organising the second iteration of their biannual Malaysia Property Expo (MAPEX) from October 12 to 14 at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre (MVEC) Kuala Lumpur. It is the largest property exhibition to provide the public direct access to direct access to unparalleled choices…

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Can we risk gazetting an outdated KL City Plan 2020?
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Putting forth questions and concerns of stakeholders and professionals By: Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.my The journey towards the gazetting of KL City Plan 2020 has been a roller coaster ride since 2008. After spending a whopping RM30mil, the plan is yet to be gazetted. A disconcerting 5-year delay, since the plan will expire in less than…

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Top developers come to town
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By Ng Pau Ling pauline@thestar.com.my Lifestyle estates enhance living quality and growth of Shah Alam THE landscape of Shah Alam is littered with different types of landed property in low-density housing arrangements. According to the MBSA City Plan 2020, residential property developments account for 16.85% (5,108.47 ha) of the total land-use area of 30,310.72 ha…

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A peaceful place for families
Interview Mariam, Pegantin magazine editor for Star Property. RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star  

Residents of all ages charmed by the splendour of Shah Alam By Viktor Chong, Aisyah Suwardi & Pauline Ng SIX inspiring individuals from different backgrounds have converged in Shah Alam for various reasons. From tourist attractions, sprawling greenery to the culinary delights of the land, the people of Shah Alam have much to share —…

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Ryan & Miho: An urban oasis in Petaling Jaya
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Elevating quality of life amidst the urban landscape Fusing into a beautiful oasis Ryan & Miho, OSK Property’s latest serviced apartment fills the gap of a private residential enclave at Section 13, Petaling Jaya. Ryan is primarily a Turkish name meaning oasis which carries a strong personality of art and culture. Meanwhile, Miho is a…

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Safety & Security: What about the feng shui?
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Contributed by Prof Joe Choo (Feng Shui Consultant, Public Speaker, Trainer & Author) In the world of everyday affairs, not all goes as planned. Some worry about the safety of their houses, health and environment, yet some worry about their finan…

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With safety in mind
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Better safe than sorry, so get your home inspected Compiled by Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.my Ask Me Anything is a platform for readers to ask about all things property. If you have any inquiries, key in your questions at bit.ly/AskMeAnythingProperty. This week, Canaan Building Inspection Sdn Bhd project director Sr Joshua Kang enlightens us on issues relating…

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