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Penang South Islands

The Penang South Island (PSI) project embodies the social and economic goals at the heart of Penang 2030. Measuring 4,500 acres of state-owned land, the project will span three islands that comprise an advanced new ecosystem and serve as a model for the future of work and livability in Malaysia ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: Utropolis @ Batu Kawan (Dec 2019)

About Utropolis @ Batu Kawan A mixed commercial development by Paramount Property in Batu Kawan, Penang. Strategically located next to UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, just a stone’s throw away from IKEA furniture store. There is also a proposed linkage to the Design Village Outlet Mall. Find out more about Utropolis @ ... Read More

Penang to sign key agreement on Penang South Islands in Jan 2020

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said the state will sign a major agreement next month to realise its 1,821ha three-island project (Penang South Islands), which forms an important part of the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). He said once the agreement was signed, the project’s delivery ... Read More

Gamuda expects first Bayan Lepas LRT package award by mid-2020

Gamuda Bhd is likely to sign the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) agreement for Penang Transport Master Plan in the ‘next few weeks’, and the first package of Light Rail Transit (LRT) would be awarded by mid-2020, according to managing director Datuk Lin Yun Ling. “Once the PDP agreement is signed, the design ... Read More

More HK folk buying property in Penang

Hong Kong house buyers are looking around in Penang. “Hong Kong people buying properties in Penang is not something new. But the number has definitely accelerated now,” said International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Malaysia president Michael Geh. “For the past five years, there had been quite a number of retired ... Read More

Ewein and CZC to jointly develop land opposite Gurney Plaza

Ewein Bhd is partnering Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd (CZC) to jointly develop land in Penang as a RM159.75 million development. In a bourse filing today, Ewein said its unit Ewein Zenith II Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned unit of Ewein Zenith Sdn Bhd, which in turn is an 89%-owned subsidiary ... Read More

Ascott Gurney Penang is set open in 2021

The first Ascott-branded serviced residence – Ascott Gurney Penang is set open in 4Q 2021. Singapore-listed CapitaLand Ltd’s wholly-owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured the contract from Bursa-listed Plenitude Bhd to manage Ascott Gurney Penang. Located along the Gurney Drive promenade in George Town, The Gurney ... Read More

GEM Residences – Live Next to the Largest Shopping Mall in Northern Region

GEM Residences - a new freehold condominium located at Jalan Baru, Prai, Penang is primed to bring a new standard of living to Prai, Penang by offering a range of well-designed modern living spaces for a wholesome lifestyle experience. Named after beautiful gemstones – Coral, Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond – ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: QuayWest Residence (Nov 2019)

About QuayWest Residence Luxury residential development located next to Penang World City in Bayan Mutiara, Penang. This development comprises 1,235 condominium units in two 24-storey towers. Tower A offers 669 units with built-ups from 1,246 to 3,222 sq ft. Tower B comprises 566 units of various types, 253 units of which ... Read More

Housing controller has no power to grant EOT to developers

The Federal Court here yesterday ruled that the housing controller has no power to grant an extension of time (EOT) to developers to complete their property development projects. Chief Justice (CJ) Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, leading a five-member panel, held that Regulation 11 (3) of the Housing Development ... Read More