Monthly Archives: January 2014

JB is Home to many Singaporeans, more to come….

Singaporean Fahmi Rais lives in a semi-detached house with six rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, a garden only slightly smaller than a two-room Housing Board flat, and a garage that can hold nine cars. He bought the Johor Baru … Continue reading

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Paradiso Nuova is officially launched

Zhuoyuan Iskandar, a joint-venture company backed by Malaysia’s Iskandar Investment Bhd (IIB) and China’s Zhuoda Group, broke ground yesterday its RM2.6 billion flagship development. Located in Medini, Nusajaya, Iskandar Malaysia, the 35-storey Paradiso Nuova comprises 382 apartment units which are, … Continue reading

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Malaysia named top 3 place to retire globally

In the 2014 edition of its annual Global Retirement Index, American magazine InternationalLiving.com places Malaysia at the top 3 of the list of the best places to spend retirement. A total of 24 countries are listed in the magazine’s ranking, which … Continue reading

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Government approves three new nodes for Iskandar

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has approved the creation of three new nodes in Iskandar Malaysia in addition to Medini in Nusajaya, reported the media. Notably, a node is an area dedicated to certain development or activities with … Continue reading

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Non-rosy Singapore Property market a boom for Iskandar region

Based on the latest URA private property price index (PPPI) flash estimates, we know that the PPPI, which represents the overall real estate price trend, dipped in Q4 2013. This is the first dip the market has seen in the … Continue reading

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Vantage Bay – a preview

Vantage Bay will be built on 9.23 hactare (almost 1 million square feet) of land, which is equivalent to 13 soccer fields. Once completed, Vantage Bay will be an integrated development that consists of amedical hub, residential apartments, a mega shopping and entertainment mall, … Continue reading

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Move to ease congestion at Johor checkpoints

Discussions are taking place between the Johor government and the state Immigration Department on ways to resolve the infamous congestion at the Johor Causeway Customs, Immigration and Quarantine complex and the Second Link Crossing in Tanjung Kupang, Gelang Patah. State … Continue reading

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