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By Tharmini Kenas, Viktor Chong and Aisyah SuwardiNeighbourhood meets the needs of older folk as well as the younger crowd.AS a steadily growing city with a unique culture and lifestyle, Shah Alam is endearing to the older folk who have settled there for decades. At the same time, sprouting trendy...

Shah Alam Area: 290.3 sq kmNumber of Property Owners  212,938 units (as 2014)9 Rivers30 Villages18,880 Industrial units10,116 Shops and offices

1963 Shah Alam was formed at the site previously known as Sungai Renggam and was mostly an oil palm plantation.1978 Shah Alam was declared the capital of Selangor.1985The Shah Alam Lake Gardens, designed by landscape architect Fumiaki Takano, was the first public park to open in...

By Ng Pau LingThis 4,000-acre township is located on the western flank of Shah Alam and adjacent to Klang district. The area formerly known as North Hummock Estate was bought over by S P Setia in 2002. In 2004, S P Setia disposed of 614.26 acres to PKNS which has now branded that locale as Alam...

By Ng Pau LingGamuda Land is the leading developer of this 1,854-acre township sited in southern Shah Alam. The developer launched its earliest linked houses in Aranda and Oncidium precincts in August 1995 (partnering with DRB-Hicom Bhd) at the selling price of RM168,000 upwards.Spillover...

By Ng Pau LingNESTLED within the well-established neighbourhood of Kota Kemuning, lies the 18-hole Bukit Kemuning Golf and Country Resort developed by Amverton Bhd. The golf course is one of the earliest developments in the area, with its first tee-off in 1993.Amverton Bhd is one of the pioneer...

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 finance. Therefore security is the process to protect and...

Better safe than sorry, so get your home inspectedCompiled by Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.myAsk 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...

How safety and security factors can affect house pricesBy Hakim Hassan and Tharmini KenasTO house buyers, safety and security rank high in their list of criteria when deciding on a purchase.Considering that the loan repayment would take decades, buyers want some assurance that the house they are...

Rukun Tetangga helps make our homes safer and strengthens community spiritBy Aisyah SuwardiA group of residents is patrolling their neighbourhood to ensure the safety of the area.FOLLOWING a spate of burglaries this April in Manjung, Perak, residents of the suburb felt they had to do something to...

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