Earning Market Credit with Leadership and Excellence 2

After bagging the Property Excellence Award at the Sin Chew Business Excellence Awards 2017, K.K. Wong, CEO of UMLand Seri Austin cum Acting Group Director of UMLand Townships was given a special recognition award as the ‘Innovative Leader of The Year’ at the iProperty Development Excellence Awards (iDEA) 2017. This is the first time in the iProperty award history that an individual award has been given. The Sin Chew award

Suasana Iskandar Malaysia, Another Game Changer in Town 3

The long awaited new integrated commercial development in town, Suasana Iskandar Malaysia developed by United Malayan Land Berhad (UMLand) has finally met its completion and is ready to open its doors by December this year. Nestled strategically in the bustling centre with close proximity to transportation hubs, Suasana Iskandar Malaysia comprises of a lifestyle hub, Zenith Lifestyle Centre, a 36-storey service residence; Suasana Iskandar Malaysia, and Amari Johor Bahru hotel

CapitaLand Agrees to Buy Asia Square Tower 2

Singapore real estate company, CapitaLand, has agreed to buy Asia Square Tower 2, part of a world-class commercial development in Singapore’s Marina Bay business and financial district. Real estate consultancy JLL advised on the transaction on behalf of the seller, BlackRock Asia Property Fund III. The sale represents the largest office transaction in both Singapore and the Asia Pacific region in 2017 and is the second largest office transaction globally

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore) 2017 Reveals Shortlist

The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore) 2017, presented by Kohler and supported by the country’s No. 1 property site, have revealed the official shortlist of nominees comprising the year’s best and most inspired projects that define the urban landscape in Singapore. More than 20 developments from 16 companies and joint venture firms have made the final stage of the country’s most prestigious real estate competition, with GuocoLand Singapore leading

Sustain Green, Sustainable Township

The initiative of achieving Green Garden City by 2020 continues as UMLand’s Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd (SAP) planted another 1000 trees with joining hands from the town community in several different places. As part of the ‘Hutan Kita’ continuation last year, 30 Eugenia and Bucida trees were planted at Bandar Seri Alam Gravity Green, 200 trees in Vista Seri Alam, 200 more in Seri Alam Police District Headquarters, while

Price vs Value – Part One

This happens to be an eloquent quote I came across in cyberspace. What is the difference between these two, if there is any at all? In fact, when it comes to property, it seems that price and value are interchangeable. For example, market price (value), loan-to-value (price) ratio and so on and so forth. Therefore, one can be the other without any consequences, right? Wrong! Just like the quote seems

New Connecting Roads will Benefit Masai Community

Mah Sing Group has awarded Kimlun Group an RM50 million design and build contract to build a connecting road into the Tanjung Langsat – Cahaya Baru Toll Connecting Highway, which forms part of the Senai Desaru Expressway (SDE). Benefiting Mah Sing’s Meridin East township and surrounding areas, the connecting road will shorten travel time to Tanjung Langsat and Pasir Gudang by 15 minutes to 45 minutes and also allowing easier

S P Setia awarded Singapore Property Award 2017

S P Setia won the coveted award for under the Sustainable Development category for its second development – Eco Sanctuary from FIABCI in Singapore. Based on sustainable design philosophy, Eco Sanctuary is a 24-storey that offers its residents of Singapore’s largest nature reserve. The development was inspired by nature and its designs emulate the ecology of its lush surroundings. All apartments enjoy minimum heat gain with maximum day-lighting and wind

More Affordable Homes, Stringent Policies for Developers Needed to Solve Housing Woes – Part One

Despite its commercial success, Iskandar Malaysia faces various challenges such as the lack of affordable homes and the availability of options that allow private developers to pay fines and surrender land rather than build social housing when it comes to housing policy and development. This is on top of the tensions between “bumiputra versus non-bumiputra” and “federal government versus state government”, according to a recently released study by ISEAS –

High Take Up at Versis Medini Launch 4

BCB Berhad (BCB) launched Versis @ Medini, a 22 acres commercial development area comprising of 189 units of shop-offices. The first phase will include 57 units of 3-storey and 5-storey shop offices priced from RM2.28 million. More than 50% of Phase 1 was sold on the launch night itself, indicating a high demand for commercial spaces in Iskandar Malaysia. According to Tan Lindy, BCB Executive Director of Sales and Marketing,