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Theme park first of its kind in Asia
Children posing for a photo with Smurf characters near the entrance of the Movie Animation Park Studios. — SAIFUL BAHRI/The Star  

BY CHAN LI LEEN The Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) opened this week in Ipoh, Perak. The unveiling of the RM520mil theme park project by Animation Theme Park Sdn Bhd is a historical event and proud occasion for all in the Silver State as MAPS is poised to become the first animation-centred theme park in…

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PR1MA projects not started yet, says exco man
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ALTHOUGH the state has approved two 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) applications, the projects have not started yet, said Penang Housing, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo. “We approved two out of four applications in October and November last year. “The projects are in Bukit Gelugor (905 units) and Batu Ferringhi (1,248 units),”…

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Taman Tugu project gets the go-ahead
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BY WONG PEK MEI THE Taman Tugu project’s 27ha urban forest park has received all the key approvals needed for it to kick off. According to Taman Tugu Project Development Sdn Bhd executive director Calvin Raqeem Jacob, the park, which is the first component of the project, received its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval on…

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New bypass and road upgrade to ease traffic in Jempol
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IOI Properties Group Bhd, the developer of Bandar IOI @ Jempol, has completed the Mahsan-Rompin bypass and the upgrading of Jalan Bandar IOI-Mahsan. The newly built bypass was recently officiated by Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and IOI Properties group executive chairman Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng. Also present were IOI Properties…

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3 leading KL property hotspots for investment
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BY LOANSTREET.COM.MY NOWADAYS, with rising costs and decreasing land availability, you’d be hard-pressed to find a good property to buy or invest in. Those that are in a good location and have plenty of available amenities, while still positioned in the affordability range, are few and far between. Enter integrated developments and their advantageous concept…

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Are there still properties below RM300,000 in Greater Klang Valley?
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BY LOANSTREET.COM.MY WE recently touched on the topic of the Perumahan 1Malaysia (PR1MA) initiative and how it has helped many citizens own their first home. The rising cost of living was not the only concern on the minds of Malaysians, so the PR1MA Act 2012 was a welcomed decision. Properties that came with a price tag…

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Top 5 Best Touch & Feel Developments in 2017
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By SHALINI KATESSAN shalini@mystar.com.my Home is the best place to relax, so it should be very comfortable in touch and feel. There are many design, style and materials to construct a quality development, but not without the presence of care and diligence. A professional team working on a detailed and meticulous plan could do wonders…

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Top 7 Earth Conscious Developments in Malaysia (2017)
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By Yuri Azrani With the rise of an abundance of modern developments, environmental pollution has also been increasing, causing one to long for the green natural environment that used to be taken for granted. Facing this situation, it has become a growing trend for both homebuyers and developers to deflect from the steel and concrete…

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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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