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SITE PROGRESS: Suasana @ Utropolis (July 2020)

About Suasana @ Utropolis The second phase of Utropolis development by Paramount Property in Batu Kawan, Penang. Strategically located on a 3-acres freehold land next to the UOW Malaysia KDU university college, about 5 minutes walk to Design Village outlet mall. Find out more about Utropolis @ Batu Kawan: Phase 1 - Sensasi ... Read More

Penang has forth-highest overhang units in Q1 2020

According to the latest property market transaction data for 2019 to Q1 2020 by the National Property Information Centre (NAPIC), overall overhang properties recorded in Q1 2020 showed that there are a total of 29,698 overhang units, amounting to a total value of RM18.91 billion. From that number, 35% of all ... Read More

BNM may cut OPR by another 25bps as early as September

Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB) is not discounting the possibility that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by another 25 basis points (bps) to 1.50% by as early as its next Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in September. The central bank yesterday announced it ... Read More

Virtual Tour: Valencia Residence

Valencia Residence Show Gallery [View in FULL SCREEN] Affordable yet luxuriously comfortable, Valencia Residence nestled within a friendly neighborhood with a myriad of cultures and ethnicities. It is conveniently located with an abundance of nearby amenities which include international schools, hospital, golf course and mall. With just a short stroll, ... Read More

Vortex Business Park 2 – The PERFECT investment opportunity

Vortex Business Park 2 is the last phase of the light industrial component of a 35.3 acre mixed development strategically just next to Batu Kawan, the new industrial hotspot in Penang. Due to its close proximity to the new township of Batu Kawan, it is increasingly on the radar of ... Read More

Bank Negara reduces OPR to 1.75pc, lowest since 2004

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today reduced the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by another 25 basis points to 1.75 per cent, a record low since the floor was set in 2004. In a statement today, it said the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to have the ceiling and floor rates of ... Read More

Linear Waterfront

A newly proposed 60-hectare reclamation off Free Industrial Zone (FIZ) in Bayan Baru, stretching from Queensbay Mall roundabout towards Penang 2nd Bridge. With an estimated GDV of more than RM1 billion, this will be the longest sea-facing promenade in Penang, estimated to be about 8km-long, for the people to jog, exercise ... Read More

26 residents Desa Wawasan Flat received RTO offer letters

26 residents of the Desa Wawasan Flat here received a letter of offer for a unit under Rent-To-Own (RTO) scheme from the State Government. The handover ceremony was officiated by the Chief Minister, Y.A.B. Mr. Chow Kon Yeow, on Saturday. Kon Yeow said the State Government introduced the Rent To ... Read More

Bank Negara seen cutting key rate again next week

Malaysia's central bank is expected to cut interest rates to a historic low next week, according to a slim majority in a Reuters poll, as it seeks to protect Southeast Asia's third largest economy from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will cut its overnight policy ... Read More

Gamuda inks agreement for Penang Transport Master Plan

The project delivery partner for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), SRS Consortium, will have to prepare and present the financial architecture plan for the PTMP to the Penang government within a month. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the financial architecture plan would enable the state government to view ... Read More