Monthly Archives: May 2015

Cooling measures stem speculative buying

The slowdown in property market can be a good thing since it can prevent a crisis that is driven by speculative buying. Notably, the government rolled-out various cooling measures since 2009 which slowed property transactions. In a report, PublicInvest Research … Continue reading

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Asian Trade Centre / China Mall in Gerbang Nusajaya Aborted

MALAYSIAN developer UEM Sunrise has stopped plans to build the huge Asian Trade Centre development in Iskandar – the first major project in the region to fall through. No reasons were given for the decision, which is likely to intensify … Continue reading

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2018: The ‘next market high’ for property

Pent-up demand, along with improved buyer sentiment and overall business environment will spur the local property market to its ‘next market high’ in 2018, said PPC International Sdn Bhd. Its Chief Executive Officer Siva Shanker noted that conditions have been … Continue reading

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The River City at Danga Bay transforms Johor Bahru into regional destination

The heavily polluted Danga River will be transformed into a major regional riverfront tourist destination in a project undertaken by Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd. The RM2.5 billion Phase 1 of The River City @ Danga Bay project aims to … Continue reading

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Slowdown in second half expected to continue…

Following a marked slowdown in demand for property in Iskandar Malaysia, property players expect further signs of a slowdown in the second half of the year, when marginal investors begin to take delivery of their units, especially those in the … Continue reading

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Jurong East will be terminus here for high speed rail linking Singapore and KL

The terminus in Singapore for the high speed rail link to Kuala Lumpur will be in Jurong East. Announcing this on Tuesday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that this would dovetail with Singapore’s overall plans to transform the area … Continue reading

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Malaysia confirms its Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail stations

The high-speed rail (HSR) project connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will have seven stops in Malaysia, namely Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat and Nusajaya. While several of the proposed stations had been revealed earlier this year … Continue reading

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