Monthly Archives: April 2015

Higher costs push Singapore firms to relocate factory to Johor

Rigging equipment company KTL Global will keep its headquarters in Singapore, but is moving most of its manufacturing operations to Johor. Executive director Mark Beretta said yesterday at the firm’s first media briefing in recent years that high costs in … Continue reading

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UEM Sunrise shifts strategy on landed residential and industrial properties

To boost property sales from second quarter of 2015 (2Q15) onwards, UEM Sunrise Bhd (UEM Sunrise) is shifting its strategy for its property launches in particular at different locations and segment. The research arm of Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank … Continue reading

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Vantage Bay and its stock Rowsley

Rowsley (SGX: A50) has been selected by local billionaire Peter Lim (the famous “Remiser King”) as a vehicle of choice for his reverse takeover exercises (RTOs). The company has since then used its shares as currency to purchase a 9.23-hectare plot of land in Johor Bahru, … Continue reading

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Slow but steady…the SG-KL High Speed Bullet will arrive in 2022.

Keen travellers from both sides of the Causeway may have to wait a little longer for the multibillion-dollar high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore as the project could be up and running some two years later than its … Continue reading

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ARC @ Austin at Pre-launch from RM390psf & RM255K only!

MOUNT AUSTIN, JOHOR BAHRU – another gem by ANDAMAN FOR 2015 Away from the madding crowd at the Johor Bahru city center, yet near enough to facilitate easy movement to the city, a mere 15 minutes away from JB Jalan … Continue reading

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For Iskandar Markets, think 5-10 years ahead! Target 2025….

Foreign investment in Iskandar’s anticipated economic boom and population growth has been punctured by a very different reality. And Johor lawmakers have pointed out that the reality is demand in Johor has not caught up with the supply of premium … Continue reading

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Singapore-Iskandar Akin To Hong Kong-Shenzhen?

Singapore-Iskandar Akin To Hong Kong-Shenzhen? All this while, Singapore and Iskandar Malaysia conurbation has been likened to that of Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Indeed, the Malaysian’s government hopes that Iskandar Malaysia will emulate the success of Shenzhen in China, which was singled … Continue reading

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