Author Archives: Danny Chua

Malaysians Remain Optimistic On HSR Despite Deferment

Residents of Malaysian towns, where the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail (HSR) would pass through, remain optimistic despite the cancellation of the mega project, reported TODAYonline. For instance, Yong Fun Juan’s firm originally intended to launch a 38-storey condo in … Continue reading

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Malaysia Property Market Can Flourish Without HSR

Experts believe the axing of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) is likely to have a marginal effect on Malaysia’s real estate market, reported The Edge. “I think some of the HSR’s hype (of bringing added value to locations … Continue reading

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Scrapping HSR a Wise Move, Time will tell

The new government’s final decision to axe the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) appears to be a smart move as the project’s high cost is likely to exceed its potential benefits, reported the Sun Daily. “This project can take … Continue reading

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MY Government Committed to JB-S’pore MRT Line

In view of the cancellation of the mass rapid transit (MRT) line 3 and the KL-Singapore high-speed rail project, Transport Minister Anthony Loke assured that the government will continue the Johor Bahru-Singapore MRT but subject to cost review, reported The … Continue reading

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Iskandar Malaysia recorded RM9.33 billion committed investments for Q1 2018

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA – Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) today announced that Iskandar Malaysia (IM) had recorded committed investments of RM9.33 billion in Q1 of 2018, bringing the total cumulative committed investments to RM262.43 billion from 2006 until 31 March 2018. Of … Continue reading

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THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BUY in MY

THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BUY Savills Malaysia would like to reiterate that 2018 will be significant for the Malaysian property market, particularly with the new government’s promise of clean and fair governance. We anticipate the markets … Continue reading

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Developers selling Land to cope with hard times

Some major developers have started selling land in non-prime locations over past few months, while some are exiting local markets amidst Malaysia’s soft property sector and the uncertainty caused by the upcoming general election this year, reported The Malaysian Reserve. … Continue reading

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Upbeat over 2018 propspects in Iskandar?

Real estate developers in Malaysia are currently facing issues this year, one of which is a large number of unsold completed houses, but they are bullish that the market’s situation will improve by 2018. “Everyone builds, thinking the market would … Continue reading

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2017 Home purchasing trends in Iskandar Malaysia

An analysis of latest transactions, top neighbourhoods and preferred residential products in Iskandar Malaysia: image: https://focus-my.ippstatic.com/images/51df5b05-179d-4a1b-a31a-e5088b86e93f.png Source: Google Maps Highlights • Terrace homes in Skudai, Kulai and Pasir Gudang showed impressive capital appreciation, recording above average figures of 9.4%, 13.1% … Continue reading

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RTS to Shorten Travel Time Between JB and Singapore

The Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link connecting Singapore’s Woodlands with Bukit Chagar in Johor Bahru is expected to ease the travelling time between both countries. On Monday (22 September), state-owned transport firm Prasarana Malaysia and Singapore’s SMRT Corp have signed … Continue reading

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