Property News


No firm decision yet on public transport mode for PTMP

The Penang State Government is still looking at various options on the mode of public transport deemed the most suitable for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) said the state government has yet to decide which mode would be most suitable, be it light ... Read More

What is HOC?

The National Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) initiated by the government to promote home ownership in Malaysia. The campaign is expected to run until 31 December 2019. During this period, home buyers will enjoy stamp duties exemptions on Sale & Purchase Agreement (SPA) and Loan Agreement. A minimum of 10% discount from the ... Read More

GBS@Mahsuri to replace BPO Prime

The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) has commenced the construction of a building to cater to the current demand for office and work spaces after the proposed RM1.3 billion Business Process Outsourcing Prime (BPO Prime) project has been shelved. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the smaller project would be ... Read More

Affordable Homes, Primary & Secondary Market Expo

Now that the HOC has received the nod to extend its campaign and seamless benefits until the end of December by many, make your way down to the Affordable Homes, Primary & Secondary Market at the PECC (Sunway Carnival Mall Level 4) on the 23rd to the 25th August 2019 ... Read More

Owners of The Rise @ S.P Chelliah will receive their keys soon

A total of 2,093 buyers of The Rise affordable housing near S.P Chelliah Road here will soon receive their keys as final clean-up work is being carried out by the developer, Zubicon Sdn. Bhd. Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman, Jagdeep Singh Deo, when informed of ... Read More

Short-term property rentals on the rise in Penang

The number of stratified residential properties offering short-term home-sharing or rentals seem to be rising in Penang even though the practice is deemed illegal by the Penang Island City Council (MBPP). Interviews with several Airbnb operators showed even developers with unsold units would furnish them and rent them out for ... Read More

Five rent-to-own projects in Penang for the needy

Penang’s rent-to-own (RTO) housing units that have been rolled out to assist the hardcore poor involve a total of five projects in the state so far. State Local Government, Housing, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said four projects are on the mainland while another is on ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: City of Dreams (Aug 2019)

About City of Dreams A freehold luxury lifestyle development at Seri Tanjung Pinang. The residential units come with size ranging from 1,000 sq.ft. onwards, with a well equipped kitchen accessories. Resident can also enjoy a wide range of luxury facilities such as private lift, private lobby, yacht services, Rolls Royce limousine, private ... Read More

Iconic Vue is 98% sold and completing soon

During a recent visit to Iconic Vue affordable housing project, Jagdeep commended the developer, Iconic Group, for building the 100 percent Type C affordable homes, costing RM300,000 onwards for each unit. He said the location of the project is strategic as Batu Ferringhi is not only famous in Penang and Malaysia ... Read More
Penang South Reclamation

20% of PSR land set for affordable homes

The Penang government has agreed to reserve 20% of land from the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project for affordable homes, says state Local Government, Housing, Town and Country Planning chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo. He said he had insisted for that reservation in order to have an adequate supply of ... Read More