Property News


Proposed Penang Sky Cab still in the works

The proposed Penang Sky Cab project is still in the works, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. Chow said Penang Sentral has already obtained approval for its detailed environment impact assessment (DEIA). “The project is not scrapped. It is ... Read More

Affordable Homes & Secondary Market Expo (25 & 26 Aug)

You are cordially invited to be part of Penang Affordable Homes and Secondary Market Expo 2018 at PECC EXHIBITION & CONVENTION CENTRE on 25 & 26 August 2018. This is a special event for first time home buyer with free seminars and ... Read More

BNM to roll out special housing loan next month

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to roll out a special housing loan scheme tailored for the low-to-middle income group with regard to first-home ownership by next month, according to the ministry of finance (MoF). “BNM is in the process ... Read More

No SST for construction services and building material costs

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has announced that building materials and construction services will be exempt from the Sales and Services Tax (SST) which will come into force in September. "With the proposed exemption of goods from SST and the ... Read More

Penang LRT likely to proceed, might begin in Jan 2020

The approvals from the federal authorities for the RM8.4bil Bayan Lepas light rail transit (LRT) and the massive Penang South Reclamation (PSR) scheme on the southern coast of the island are expected to be obtained before the end of the ... Read More
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Tunnelling work for PIL 1 will be slow but safe

It will take about five years to drill a tunnel from the hill face behind Kek Lok Si Temple to Paya Terubong. Miners will drill into the hill “metre by metre” to ensure minimum impact to the environment and soil ... Read More

Penang Sentral to be operational in October

The first phase of Penang Sentral in Bagan Dalam is expected to open in October. Modeled on Kuala Lumpur Sentral, the RM2.7bil development stands 10 storeys high and overlooks George Town on the island. Built on 12.8ha of land, the ... Read More

Reclaimed islands will boost Penang’s economy and land bank

The reclamation of three islands to finance the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) will add value to the state’s investments, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (PH-Padang Kota). Chow said the three proposed islands, on the south of Penang island, ... Read More

Low-cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) plan for Penang

If Penang gets a low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT), it will likely be to the south of the current passenger terminal and only about 1km from the proposed islands to be reclaimed off the southern coast of Penang island. It has ... Read More
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Tunnel and highway will be constructed 465 metres behind Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple will never be the same if the highway from Gurney Drive to the airport is built because a 300m-long elevated highway and a tunnel to Paya Terubong will be constructed just a few hundred metres behind ... Read More