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Business 25 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia-Market factors to watch on Sept 25(Tuesday)

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news company-related andmarket news which could have an influence on the local market.

Property 26 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Homebuyer due diligence

A COMMERCIAL transaction normally commences with due diligence being conducted prior to much consideration being put into the written agreement. This measure has two effects – it prevents the parties from sealing a detrimental deal and also time wastage over unfruitful discussions.

Business 09 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

SP Setia in urban renewal projects

SP Setia Bhd is riding high on the strong property market, given its vast landbank in high-growth property markets in the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor, and being a frontrunner for government land redevelopment projects.

Business 08 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Affordable housing: What’s with the fuss?

IT is increasingly a cause for concern to see the rising cost of living leading to a significant erosion of income. This results in more youths and job entrants unable to afford decent dwelling, be it in urban or sub-urban areas.

Business 03 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Renewing KL – breathing new life into old

Angie Ng is wary of the redevelopment projects in KL as developers should be mindful of the environment and hist orical value of buildings and sights.

Business 31 Aug 2013 | 8:44 AM

Of speculators and bogus house buyers

“Harga Rumah Melampau” – that’s the desperate cry of the rakyat against skyrocketing house prices as headlined by one of the widely-read Bahasa Malaysia newspapers. In English, it translates to “House prices are ridiculous”. Immediate government measures are needed to tackle issue

Property 29 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Affordable housing – all about the supply

EARLIER this month, I was very fortunate to be invited to the Dialogue on Sustainable Development of Affordable Housing, organised by the National Mortgage Corp of Malaysia (Cagamas).

Business 24 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

Compliance cost driving prices up

YOU may recall from my earlier article that was published in my column titled: “Affordable Housing: How to own it?” that the National House Buyers Association (HBA) was invited to present a paper to the Finance Ministry and we offered 10 pertinent proposals with the view towards affordable housing. This article will continue with the rest of the proposals.

Business 20 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Good transport system vital in transforming KL

KUALA LUMPUR: Various issues such as having a good public transportation and governance need to be addressed in order to transform Kuala Lumpur into one of the world's most vibrant cities.