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MCT poised for growth with Ayala Land at the helm
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Petaling Jaya: Ayala Land Inc.’s (ALI) additional stake in development and construction firm MCT Bhd (MCT) is seen as a positive catalyst for the company which will allow it to harness more opportunities for growth in the ASEAN market. ALI, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Regent Wise Investments Limited (RWIL), recently signed a share purchase agreement…

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CIDB – MPC partnership to enhance construction industry productivity for industry 4.0
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Partnership to generate highly-skilled talent pool in Industrialised Building Systems (IBS) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) construction technologies. PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC) and the Construction Industry Development Board, Malaysia (CIDB) has entered a partnership to enhance the productivity levels of the construction industry through the adoption of modern construction technologies such as IBS…

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Usher in the New Year with a New Home
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There’s no place like home~  Chinese New Year is a time of celebration with family members. It is a time for exchanging love, care and respect over long-held family traditions. Each family has their traditions which ultimately strengthen the bond between family members. Getting together during New Year, preparing nourishing traditional food for the reunion…

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Win a StarProperty.my calendar 2018!
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View the video or read the full article of the historical buildings in the StarProperty.my pullout on Feb 7 to win a #StarProperty.my calendar 2018. Submit your answer to bit.ly/SPcalendar-2018

WUF9 Village to encourage change for the future of urban living
From left to right: Think City Programme director Dr Neil Khor, Think City executive director Hamdan Abdul Majeed, DBKL senior deputy director of project implementation and building, maintenance department Puan Norzaini binti Nordin, Urbanice Malaysia chief executive Norliza binti Hashim, and Think City programme director, partnership Lee Jia Ping.  

PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Think City today announced their plans in support of the World Urban Forum 9 (WUF9) Village that will highlight regeneration efforts in the historic core of Kuala Lumpur. These activities will transform Downtown KL into a lively, dynamic and vibrant place brimming with activity. Dubbed as a…

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Secure your home when on holiday
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YOU have been planning this vacation for some time, and now the time has come to set off. But before you go on that well-deserved break, you need to take steps to keep your home safe. Click here for the full article Want to contribute articles to StarProperty.my? Email editor@starproperty.my.

How and why real estate agents should use LinkedIn
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By VIKTOR CHONG   What comes to mind when you think of social media is Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. With that being said,  real estate agents need a more professional platform to make their presence felt in cyberspace. LinkedIn is one of the largest professional networking sites of today. What you say about yourself and…

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Social media tips for real estate agents
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By VIKTOR CHONG THE current borderless world is a fast-paced environment, filled with opportunities for the opportunistic. As a prospective real estate agent, create a profile or platform that maximises the amount of traffic towards your listing. From a statistical perspective, the NAR profile of Home Buyers & Sellers stated that 90% of home buyers…

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Tips for planting creepers and vines
2.	If you want a green wall, but without the hassle of overgrown creeper plants, also consider a vertical garden system, where the plant is growing from planted pots that stack up.  

On a trip to Australia, I noticed that there are actually services where a specialist team of gardeners can come to your home every six months or so to trim plants and creepers in the garden. Fortunately, or unfortunately, depending how you look at it, we have not reached that stage yet here in Malaysia….

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Encountering horrible renters
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BY MANGALESRI CHANDRASEKARAN mangalesri@ocision.com Renting out your property is rewarding, until you bump into the ‘horrible renters’. It is common for property investors to rent out their unit. That is the wisest thing to do, than to leave it empty. Yet, it is not always as easy as that. At some point, you might come…

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