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Top 8 Just-Walk Developments in Malaysia in 2017
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By NUR IHSAN FADHLINA ihsan@mystar.com.my The “just-walk” concept is one of the most popular trends currently practised by developers, which is embodied in the Transit Oriented Development (TOD). The focus on “Work, Live and Learn” on one location has seen the residential, commercial and office elements merged into one element. While the concept may seem…

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StarPropertyTV (video): Building homes, not houses
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IWajib Group was born in 2008 with a mission to build eco-friendly homes for families. Despite being a relatively new player in this industry, their commitment and passion for creating a valuable environment for the community have made them a force to be reckoned with. This week, StarPropertyTV spoke to IWajib Group director Datuk Chew…

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1,150 chess enthusiasts took part in chess tournaments by SkyWorld.
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Kuala Lumpur: City developer, SkyWorld Development Group (“SkyWorld”) had hosted two weekend events, of friendly chess tournaments in its aim to connect the community and cultivate healthier activities for children. More than 1,000 grade-schoolers registered and pulled out their chess boards for a tournament co-organised by SkyWorld and Mega Chess Academy. SkyWorld, chief operating officer,…

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6 Good reasons to invest in property
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Property is always a market that’s trending, it has its highs and lows, but no one ever stops investing in it. Read up on these reasons on why you should consider property investment. Follow us on Wechat or Facebook for the latest updates. Download StarProperty.my e-Mag(bit.ly/StarProperty_Emag) for more articles. Want to contribute articles to StarProperty.my?…

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6 Things you should consider when taking up a home loan in Malaysia
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Buying a house is one of the biggest steps to take in life, but at this point in time, a loan is almost essential in securing your home. Check out these few tips to ensure that you make the best out of your loans. Follow us on Wechat or Facebook for the latest updates. Download…

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City’s old-timers reflect on Old Town’s history and growth
Skyline showing the Federal Highway towards Petaling Jaya. In 1952, the Selangor government allocated 480ha of the Petaling Garden Estate for a new settlement which was named Petaling Jaya, the country‘s first satellite town.  

BY SHEILA SRI PRIYA WHEN the British rulers opened up land adjacent to Kuala Lumpur to ease the burden from an ever-burgeoning population, they could not have foreseen the importance that little new settlement would gain decades later. In 1952, 480ha of the Petaling Garden Estate in Selangor was allocated for the settlement that was…

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Top 5 Niche & Unique Developments in 2017
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By SANTTANA LOOGANADEN santtana@mystar.com.my The era of creative architecture and technology innovation provide a new platform for developments to combine the convenience of modern living with innovative interior design. With the development of dynamic cities that serve as a melting pot, modern urban living is being reinterpreted and transform into different modes and forms of…

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StarPropertyTV (Video): LBS Bina Group – The people’s developer
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StarPropertyTV interviews LBS’s leader Tan Sri Lim Hock San With a huge population to cater to, the supply of affordable housing has always been a point of contention for large cities. In 1997, Malaysia was not spared from the Asian financial crisis. It was then that LBS Bina Group managing director Tan Sri Lim Hock San…

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Building a sustainable future
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Ekovest marches ahead with its cost-saving practice of reducing waste BY LEE YAN LI lylee@thestar.com.my SUCCESSFUL companies often come from humble beginnings, whether having built an impressive list of achievements or transformed along the way. One such company is Ekovest Bina Sdn Bhd, which started as a joint-venture effort years ago. That business deal has…

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Sunway uplifts Cheras
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Mature township gets a boost from Sunway Velocity’s integrated developments BY VIKNESH ASHLEY CLARENCE vikneshashley@thestar.com.my ALTHOUGH Cheras has long been a mature neighbourhood, it previously faced a shortage of retail space and could have done with a world-class mall that offered shopping, dining and entertainment. The closest established mall to the Cheras area include Pavillion…

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