d’Pristine Named “Best International Destination Development” at PIPDA Awards 2

d’Pristine @ Medini, an integrated mixed development by B&G Property has been awarded as the “Best International Destination Development”, recently at the Property Insight Prestigious Developer Awards (PIPDA) 2017. Running for its second year, the Best International Destination Development Award is given to developments with the best attraction to expatriates & foreign commercial establishment. “This award is not only meaningful to us as the developers, but also to the stakeholders

J-Biotech Park Accredited HALMAS 1

Another milestone achieved as UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn Bhd (UJP) was awarded the Halal Malaysia (HALMAS) accreditation in April 2017 which marks the 15th out of all 22 halal parks available in Malaysia. “HALMAS is one form of recognition given to employers that runs a successful halal industrial park which complies with the requirements and guidelines set by the HDC. With this HALMAS status, it gives privileges to investors in

Still Attractive for Both Local & Foreign Buyers 1’s much awaited; Home & Property Investment Fair was a big hit with over 20 property developers participating in the 3-day event. Malaysia & Singapore’s CEO for iProperty, Haresh Khoobchandani said that Johor is a hot property destination, attracting interest from both local and foreign buyers. “The fair offers property buyers and investors the chance to view the latest property developments, with an extensive range of property types from all

Great Accessibility at Melia Residences Phase Three

Relish lakeside living at its best at Melia Residences, Iskandar Puteri. Located in the heart of Gerbang Nusajaya, the gateway to Iskandar Malaysia, it boasts a serene environment, great accessibility with gated and guarded security. Following the encouraging response for phase one and two, UEM Sunrise, the master developer of Iskandar Puteri recently launched the third phase of Melia Residences at Mall of Medini. Featuring low density living at eight

Mah Sing Unveils More Projects in Johor

In line with Mah Sing Group Berhad’s brand transformation, the Group officially launched its Southern corporate office together with the unveiling of their new products; Dandelion and Fern 2-storey link homes and new tower of [email protected] Bayvue. Witnessed by the Secretary of Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB), Tuan Sidek Paiman and Chief Executive Officer of Mah Sing Group, Datuk Ho Hon Sang, the Group’s corporate office is housed at Austin

Vast Public Infrastructure Developments at IIBD 3

Johor Corporation (JCorp) announced its current commencement of key infrastructure developments for Ibrahim International Business District (IIBD) that comprises of a flyover, Link Bridge and PERSADA Annexe which are set to improve accessibility for both vehicular and foot traffic while providing conducive retail space to achieve IIBD’s agenda of becoming the central business district. The auspicious event was witnessed and officiated by Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr.

JCorp Brings RM15 Billion Robotics Future City Investment to Johor

In conjunction with the “Belt and Road” international forum in Beijing recently, Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak witnessed a historical moment when Johor Corporation (JCorp) successfully attracted an RM15 Billion investment through the signing of a ‘Cooperation Intention Agreement’ with SIASUN Robot Investment Co. Ltd. (SIASUN). It is an extension from the MOU signed between JCorp, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Beijing Huize Boyuan Robot Investment Co.

Forest City Commits to Conserve the Environment 4

Aiming to conserve the environment, Forest City through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, collaborated with Lions International Club recently to plant mangroves for a sustainable development. The mangrove planting event was attended by State Assemblyman for Pontian, Y.B. Tan Eng Meng and representatives from Forest City and Lions International Club. At the event, Forest City presented RM30,000 sponsorship for the club’s tree planting efforts and conservation programmes. Forest City

Singapore Property Investors Unfazed by Brexit

Singaporean investors are unfazed by short term implications of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, commonly referred to as Brexit. The UK was the preferred investment destination for 17% of Singaporeans, a 1% rise from last year. The continued interest in UK property is being driven by two key factors. Firstly, investors continue to take a long-term view of the UK economy, which many feel is underpinned by strong fundamentals.

Humanely Helping Out Strangers

Over the years, the issue of foreign migrant workers entering our land has been long debatable especially when they overstay or cause social disputes. But a Singaporean property writer and well known speaker, Khalil Adis, views them from a different perspective. When he was on his regular stay at WOLO Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur (KL), he witnessed real life situations of Nepalese migrant workers’ survival plight on a stranger’s land