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Thursday, 14 May 2020 15:05 PM

Lakeside living for generations

Sejati Lakeside sits on 41.4 acres of freehold land with 418 homes, a 45-acre lake and five acres of surrounding landscaped parks. With a low density of only 10 houses per acre, the homes are built with sustainability in mind as evident by an abundance of green spaces while security is enhanced...

Thursday, 14 May 2020 15:05 PM

Sustainable township promotes wellness, vibrancy and livability

To honour its historical origins as a major tea plantation, Serenia City’s development concept was inspired by the cultivated tea plant Camellia Sinensis which has given rise to the themes of serenity and peace.Designed with the aspirations of wellness, vibrancy, and livability, Serenia City is a...

Thursday, 14 May 2020 13:05 PM

Office market declines in 2019 while retail stabilises

The overall performance of the office market was less promising in 2019, with the overall occupancy rate declining to 80.6% from 82.4% in 2018. Private office buildings recorded an average occupancy rate at 74.8%, according to the Valuation and Property Services Department of Malaysia (JPPH).Kuala...

Thursday, 14 May 2020 09:05 AM

Buying a property has never been this easy

KUALA LUMPUR: The inaugural StarProperty Stay-At-New-Home Digital Fair 2020 is here to revolutionise the way property will be bought and sold.With the new age, comes modern conveniences, and house buyers need not waste precious time and resources to visit several sales galleries when they can grab...

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 17:05 PM

(A cynical bricklayer) How much will property prices drop?

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...

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:05 PM

A Possible Defence for Late Delivery during Covid – 19 

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...

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 10:05 AM

Rehda proposes that the government bear the cost of Covid-19 testing

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...

Saturday, 09 May 2020 09:05 AM

Forest City shifts roles

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...

Friday, 08 May 2020 12:05 PM

Igniting a new spark for Raya

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...

Friday, 08 May 2020 11:05 AM

Hopping on the online bandwagon

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...

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