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Join Paramount Property for a joyful Christmas celebration

Unwrap the magic of Christmas! Join Paramount Property to celebrate one of the most wonderful time of the year at Paramount Property Gallery at Utropolis Batu Kawan! Make memories with loved ones enjoying the clay art workshop, test drive BYD to experience a new-generation EV, or take a look at SAVANA showroom and ... Read More

State govt mulls introducing theme park in Gurney Bay

The Penang state government is considering proposals to introduce additional commercial activities in Gurney Bay such as the Eye of Penang, Viewing Tower, floating ferry, Ferris wheel and theme parks, Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow revealed in the state legislative assembly on Thursday. He said the additional commercial activities ... Read More

Almost 3,000 unsold property units in Penang as at 3Q 2023

There are 2,947 property units categorised as “overhang” or unsold in Penang as of the third quarter of this year (3Q 2023), said state Housing and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Seri S. Sundarajoo. According to the National Property Information Centre, 503 of the unsold units are priced below RM300,000, or ... Read More

INV battery manufacturer broke ground on a new plant at Penang Technology Park

Battery manufacturer INV New Material Technology (M) Sdn Bhd is committing a remarkable RM6.4 billion investment to establish its first-ever manufacturing plant in Penang. The Penang Technology Park@Bertam in Kepala Batas witnessed a significant groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, marking the commencement of this state-of-the-art facility. The parent company, Shenzhen Senior Technology Material ... Read More
Aerial view of Teluk Kumbar

Penang approves two applications to build foreign workers’ dorms in Teluk Kumbar

The Penang government has approved two applications for the construction of foreign workers' dormitories in Teluk Kumbar. State Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman H'ng Mooi Lye said based on the approval that has been certified by the Penang State Planning Committee, an estimated 32,680 foreign workers would ... Read More

Penang Development Corp to be sole developer of industrial development in the state

Penang Development Corporation (PDC) will be the sole developer of industrial parks in the state and these projects will not be given to the private sector, Chow Kon Yeow told the state assembly. "PDC industrial land banks are in strategic locations and can be marketed to investors in promoted industries," ... Read More
PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards

10th PropertyGuru Asia Awards in partnership with iProperty mark a decade of celebrating real estate achievements

PropertyGuru Group, Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, today announced the winners of the 10th PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, the official venue. Excellent companies and property developments, as well as exemplary individuals in the real estate industry, comprised this year’s ... Read More

Repurposing abandoned hawker complex, leasing heritage shophouse

The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) is open to considering proposals for the alternative use of an abandoned two-storey hawker complex in Lengkok Erskine, apart from its original purpose as a food court. Nicholas Theng Jie Wey, the MBPP alternate chairman of the Finance Committee, revealed that despite three previous calls ... Read More

E&O: Short-term rental ban in Penang has led to increase in property value and rental yield

The ban on short-term rental in Penang has resulted in an increase in property values and rental yields, according to Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O). E&O executive chairman Datuk Tee Eng Ho said the group's property development in Penang was never intended to be marketed as an investment play. "Whichever ... Read More

Penang’s undersea tunnel project awaits port masterplan

The fate of Penang’s undersea tunnel project hinges on the comprehensive masterplan for the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT), set to be finalised by the Penang Port Commission (PPC) by the year’s end. Zairil Khir Johari, chairman of the state Infrastructure, Transportation, and Digital Economy Committee, emphasised that the preservation of ... Read More