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Menteri Besar Selangor Incorporated (MBI), a corporate body established under the Selangor State Government, has ended two decades of waiting for 203 Idaman Warisan homeowners with the key handover ceremony at Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Building. Formerly known as Taman Arcadia, this project...

Property developer OSK Property Bhd is set to launch its upcoming single-storey terrace houses, Desira, at its Iringan Bayu township in Seremban tomorrow (Aug 8). Since the launch of the township in 2018, it has garnered high interests from the Seremban community with encouraging take-up rates for...

Iconic structures that have a deeper meaningBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myMalaysia has no shortage of iconic buildings that hold regional and world titles. These include Petronas Twin Towers, which still holds the world’s tallest twin towers title, Malaysia’s tallest building Exchange...

Where to look, what to do and how to spendBy Vignswar Rajasurian vignes@thestar.com.myA modern take on a chillout corner inspired by the rattan furniture that we are so used to growing up in Malaysia. Image by The Makeover Guys.It hardly needs to be said that Malaysia is a rich melting pot of...

A look into the finer details that make up our cultural DNABy Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.myThe Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque looks resplendent in the sunrise.Malaysia’s unique composition of races has always been a point of delightful curiosity for western visitors. Our diverse...

By Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myWhile the full details of the reintroduced Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) have yet to be revealed, nearly everyone who is linked to the property industry is remaining hopeful. The residential market showed signs that it had bottomed out late last year, but the...

By Viktor ChongIt is unsurprising that dogs hold the title of “Man’s Best Friend,” considering that they dispense love unconditionally. Having these four-legged companions around is a sure way to brighten your life, although they are very much capable of messing with your house.Not only are...

By Harpreet GillConsidering that nearly one-third of our lives is spent in the bedroom, it would be prudent to give this sanctum the attention that it should be given.And rather than a short nap on the couch or floor, which can be uncomfortable, bedrooms are a cosier option after a long hectic day...

By Vigneswar RajasurianThe Malaysian residential rental market experienced an increase in demand and supply despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent movement control order (MCO) periods, which had been expected to dampen sentiments.Instead, rental platform Speedhome saw demand for rental...

By Harpreet GillThe Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the real estate market in more ways than one. The subsequent movement control order (MCO) and conditional and recovery periods have added to the challenges faced by property industry alongside the economic downturn.Despite all these setbacks, the...

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