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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.myI have attended various webinars for the past two months while in confinement, among them, topics about the property market in general, economic projections and overhang stocks. The most common question being asked at these webinars is, “Will property...

The repeated extension of the movement control order (MCO) has led to a heightened possibility of a developer’s exposure to claims for compensation for the late delivery of vacant possession of housing units. This is despite the present partial relaxation of the movement restrictions, which for...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) Malaysia and Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) are appealing to the government to bear the full cost of the Covid-19 screening for all workers.At the current market rate, the estimated cost per swab test is...

From developer to city operator; the focus is on residents’ welfare and safetyAerial view of Forest City high rise apartment.Since its nascency, Forest City has been well-positioned as a catalyst for industrial development and economic enhancement, due to its favourable location within the...

With the public still practising social distancing, this year’s Raya celebrations will be differentBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myThe way Malaysians celebrate religious festivals and other major occasions may be forever changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent...

E-commerce benefits businesses and consumers alike amid trying timesBy Vigneswar Rajasurian vignes@thestar.com.myOnline shopping has grown more popular globally and Malaysia is no exception. With a relatively high internet penetration rate of over 80% and a growing appetite for e-commerce, it is...

The 20 winners for the first series of the ‘StarProperty Stay-At-Home Contests’ has been selected. The homebound contests launched by omni-channel property platform provider StarProperty Sdn Bhd saw over 500 entries from the strong contenders, who were vying for the top slots.Beginning with...

Businesses struggle to stay afloat amidst a subdued RayaThe arrival of festivities has always signified a welcome increase in business transactions, and Hari Raya is no exception. However, Muslims celebrating the Raya this year must contend with a new normal, with the virus threat and a nation...

Taman Puchong Legenda is crafted for luxury and primed for investment.Multiple facade designs offer homeowners exclusivity and distinctiveness from one’s immediate neighbours.Built on one of the last sizeable landbanks in the heart of Puchong, the exquisite three-storey homes of Taman Puchong...

The property market for 2019 recorded a marginal improvement amidst a turbulent year of many trials and tribulations.A total of 328,647 transactions worth RM141.4bil was recorded, showing an increase of 4.8% in volume and 0.8% in value compared to 2018, which recorded 313,710 transactions worth...

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