Property

UMLand Seri Austin emerged as the winner of the 5th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2018 2

UMLand Seri Austin was announced as the winner for the “Best Township Development” at the recent PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2018 held at its fifth annual gala ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The award proved that hard work pays in maintaining the township’s highest quality and standards, as well as incorporating aspects such as sustainability and lifestyle elements which are important and crucial. “All of us at

Keys to Meridin East’s Greenway 3

Mah Sing Group’s (Mah Sing’s) biggest township, Meridin East in Pasir Gudang celebrated its first Vacant Possession (VP) of its first parcel, The Greenway. The Greenway is fully sold and comprises of 492 units of two (2)-storey linked homes with built ups starting from 1,595 sq ft. This is a milestone for Mah Sing as the handover kicks off the first of many quality homes to be handed over in

Johor Government Abolishes KMK Quota

The Johor state government has abolished the Kuota Menegak Kerajaan or Political Quota scheme (KMK) in the state’s affordable housing application. State Rural Housing and Rural Development Committee Chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Johor government abolished the KMK scheme following a lack of transparency in its implementation. The state government is committed to ensuring that affordable homes in Johor reach target groups especially young people who needs comfortable and affordable

Accumulating Wealth 17

A budget helps you develop a saving habit. Without a saving plan, it will be harder to achieve your financial goals such as buying a house or car, pursuing further education or even building a retirement fund. It is advisable that you save at least 10% of your income every month and even better if you can save between 15% to 20% because this will translate into more money for

Budget 2017: Better Financing for Pr1ma 1

A budget is a plan for managing your cash flow and is used to estimate your future income and expenses. To put it simply, a budget lists all your expected cash inflows and outflows to assist you in making prudent financial decisions. Why do I need a budget? How many times have you made ATM withdrawals only to realise that you have spent all your money within a couple of

UMLand Seri Austin Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Chinese School 2

UMLand Seri Austin held the groundbreaking ceremony for SJK (C) Kuek Ho Yao at Seri Austin which was successfully officiated by Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Transport and MCA President. The ceremony was witnessed by Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Wee Ka Siong (Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department), Datuk Chong Sin Woon (Deputy Minister of Education II and MCA Youth Chief), Senator Dato’Sri Hou Kok Chung (MCA Vice-President),

KSL Acquires Land in Johor

In a filling in Bursa Malaysia, it was reported that KSL Holdings Bhd has proposed to acquire two parcels of leasehold land measuring 47.73 hectares in Tebrau, Johor Bahru for RM133.59 million cash. The developer’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Goodpark Development Sdn Bhd, signed a conditional agreement to buy the land from Grace Versatile Sdn Bhd. KSL said the land will be used for landed properties development and further enhance its presence

Affordable Housing Not Merely Rhetoric - Khaled 5

Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin launched UMLand’s Community Housing (Perumahan Komuniti Johor or PKJ) and Johor Affordable Homes (Rumah Mampu Milik Johor, or RMMJ) at its development site in Seri Alam. The flats come under the Johor Affordable Housing Scheme. UMLand will be building 1,122 units of the flats on 18.46 acres of land comprising 421 units of PKJ and 701 units of RMMJ in blocks of

New Homes for Bakar Batu Residents 1

The state government had handed over keys to 320 low cost apartment units for the residents of Kampung Desa Jaya, as an attempt to enrich their lives after the completion of the EDL Expressway. The construction of the highway went through eight squatters’ settlements and a total of 2,720 homes were displaced. This is part of the state government’s plan to relocate these villagers as well as to provide better

Earth Day and New Bridge at Seri Austin - Setia 7

The mayor of Johor Bahru and officials of its council graced an event at Seri Austin recently in conjunction with Earth Day. UMLand Seri Austin CEO, and Acting Group Director for UMland Townships KK Wong was also present to accompany the mayor and other VIPs for a bike ride around the township. The mini pedal event brought everyone along the new Seri Austin – Setia Bridge route that will ink