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Penang Property Outlook: The COVID-19 Effect

As the effects of COVID-19 pandemic are felt around the world, property is undoubtedly one of the most impacted industries in Penang. Although CMCO is now lifted, the ongoing corresponding containment measures are expected to worsen the already slow and cautious property market here. Looking back at the first quarter ... Read More

Penang Property Outlook 2019

It was another slow year for Penang housing market in 2018 with no significant improvement in market sentiment. While the data published by NAPIC indicated a slight increase of 4% in residential property transaction volume, the average transacted price for the residential segments saw a slight drop of 3% in ... Read More

10 Most Read Penang Development Stories in 2018

As we welcome 2019, here is a chance to make sure you are updated on the most read Penang development stories in Penang Property Talk over the past 12 months ... Read More

10 Most Active Penang Housing Projects in 2018

For those who have missed some of the most popular housing projects in 2018, do not be despaired. Here are the 10 most active projects for you. 8 out of 10 in the list are affordable housing projects, each of them has been read by up to 40,000 users in ... Read More

The New Penang

On the night of 9 May 2018, a new Malaysia was born. Automatically, one very critical thought transpired in my mind. The property market in Penang will most likely have its reformation and almost guaranteed to have a facelift. For almost a decade, Penang has been aiming high, with many ... Read More

Reinventing the Urban Lifestyle in Penang

Penang, the second smallest Malaysian state by land mass has among the nation's highest population densities and is one of the country's most urbanised states. Penang is also the most unique state in the country as it is the only state that is made up of an island and mainland ... Read More

Penang Property Outlook 2018

As we walked down to the memory lane of 2017, it was obviously one of the slowest year in the decade for properties. There were only a handful of new projects launched throughout the year and some were delayed. Developers were very careful with what they were launching and many ... Read More

Penang Property Hotspots in 2017

It's pretty common for our readers to approach us to enquire about the latest property market in Penang. Here is an infographic on property hotspots in Penang. Hotspots is defined as the location where the top 20 most active projects in 2017 are located, along with the price ranges of ... Read More
Land transacted at more than RM10mil in 2016/2017

How much do you think land costs in Penang?

Land is the most important asset to a property developer as it enables the developer to sustain and grow its business. The constant rise in land prices is the simplest reason that explains the escalating property price especially those in prime areas. We have solicited some actual data from reliable ... Read More

The Park vs Quinton

Population is the key driver of growth in property market. Here is a comparison between two affordable projects - highly populated area in mainland versus a less populated area in the Island. Take a look at the comparison between the two projects below. Despite Quinton offers cheaper options in the ... Read More