Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 12 December 2018

Credit crunch may hit Asia, including Malaysia A credit crunch may hit Asia as early as next year, with Malaysia likely to be one of the Asian economies at the centre of the crisis. Nomura Research, however, said the credit

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 10 December 2018

Gamuda proposes developers pay levy for affordable housing development Property developer Gamuda Bhd has proposed to the government to collect a levy from private housing developers which can then be utilised to develop affordable housing projects for the low-income group.

Be Amazed by the Christmas Decorations in Malaysian Shopping Malls (2018)

Feliz Navidad! (It means Happy Christmas in Spanish.) Christmas is always a time when going to mall feels extra special: the beautiful decorations, the cheerful music, and all the sales and promotions to entice you to buy a little something

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 7 December 2018

Greatest threat for Malaysian banks – property loans The latest report by Moody’s Investors Service has set off alarm bells over the direction of Malaysia’s financial system, after the ratings agency called property loans the greatest threat for Malaysian banks.

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 6 December 2018

WeWork to launch biggest regional co-work space in KL in 2019 Another co-working space provider has made its entry into the Malaysian market with its first location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur slated to open in early 2019. New

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 5 December 2018

EcoWorld London inks RM2.1b deal Eco World International Bhd’s 70% owned joint-venture EcoWorld London has signed contracts for a deal worth £389 million (RM2.1 billion) through which real estate investment manager Invesco Real Estate, will acquire over 1,000 build-to-rent (BTR)

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 4 December 2018

Malaysia among countries especially prone to landslides Malaysia sits among the top 10 countries that had a high number of landslides over the past decade. According to data from NASA, Malaysia had 171 landslides between 2007 and March 2016, making

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 3 December 2018

Utility firms to pay for own facilities at affordable housing schemes, not developers Utility companies will have to pay for the building of their respective facilities at affordable housing schemes, and bear the costs, under a guideline of the upcoming

Renting Your Property to Pet Owners: Yay or Nay?

It can be quite a hassle screening through potential tenants when you’re a property owner looking to rent out your properties, but when it comes to their pets, would you tread with caution, or view it as a dealbreaker? For

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 30 November 2018

Mah Sing set to sell properties online in partnership with Lazada Mah Sing Group Bhd is set to become the first developer in South-East Asia to sell its properties online under a partnership with e-commerce company Lazada Malaysia. To attract