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  • Thursday, 01 Oct 2015

Kicker: Gambero will be speaking about how infrastructure work in the Klang Valley will affect the property landscape.

An OPPORTUNITY to learn more about the rise of the Klang Valley from sleepy towns to modern thriving metropolises that are rapidly developing, should not be missed. More so now that the interest of both property buyers and investors is on the west of the Klang Valley. will be hosting a forum on what are the opportunities and upcoming developments in the Klang Valley’s western corridor.

The forum that will feature some of the industry’s top property experts is free and open to the public.

The event, taking place on Oct 3 and Nov 7, will be held at the Cybertorium of Menara Star and will cover issues ranging from investments to development trends.

The first day will see two speakers presenting topics that will cover infrastructure and affordable homes.

REI Group of Companies chief executive officer and co-founder Dr Daniele Gambero will present a talk titled “New infrastructure unlocks the value of property in Klang area” and will cover the current extension to the LRT Line 3, BRT, and future expansion of the MRT Line 1.

Henry Butcher Real Estate Sdn Bhd chief operating officer Tang Chee Meng will present the second talk titled “Is home ownership just a dream for middle-income Malaysians?”

Tan’s talk will cover the topic of whether there are any reasonably priced homes built by private developers for the middle-income group and where to look for them.

Those who are looking to gain more insight into developers that incorporate public transportation into their projects as the answer to future demand-driven property developments, or learn about Khazanah Research Institute’s recent report stating that the Malaysian housing market is “seriously unaffordable”, will be delighted to know that they have the opportunity to pick the brains of the industry’s top experts on these matters.

“This forum aims to help the people in understanding the meaning of affordable homes and the benefits of investing in one, as well as what the prices are expected to be like in the next five to eight years.

Those who attend will also be able to make a conscious decision to be in a livable environment that is located in a good neighbourhood with good infrastructure for all their daily living needs,” said Gambero.

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