Property News


Housing prices in Penang aligned with economic trends

The rise in housing prices in Penang correlates with the growth in household income, Datuk Seri Sundarajoo Somu (PH-Perai) said. Replying to an oral question posed by Muhammad Fauzi Yusoff (PN-Sungai Dua) during the State Legislative Assembly yesterday, Sundarajoo, a first-term assemblyman, substantiated his claim with the data reported in the ... Read More

Seberang Jaya’s new market is set to open in August 2024

The long wait for a more conducive shopping ambience for market-goers in Seberang Jaya, Penang, will be finally over when the new Seberang Jaya Market and Hawker Centre opens to the public in August next year. Construction of the RM19.5mil building on a 5.05ha land in Jalan Tenggiri began in 2019 ... Read More

Penang’s first integrated senior living resort scheduled for 2026

Penang is set to have the first integrated senior living resort that will be built in Balik Pulau. It is scheduled to be fully completed in 2026. The 32-acre project, known as Eden at Botanica CT (EABC), will feature a nursing care residence and a low-density active living resort comprising ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: Maldives Residences (Nov 2023)

About Maldives Residences A residential development by Ideal Property Group at Bayan Lepas. Strategically located along Jalan Sungai Tiram 6, just across the road from Havana Beach Residences. It is conveniently connected to Jalan Tun Dr Awang, less than 2km away from Penang International Airport. This development comprises 46-storey building with ... Read More

Enovix to open its silicon battery plant in Penang with a RM5.8 billion investment

Enovix Corporation, an advanced silicon battery company, will establish its first high-volume manufacturing facility in Penang, marking a significant milestone in the company's global expansion strategy. The company's investment plan was disclosed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim following a one-on-one meeting held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific ... Read More

Penang considers standardising plot ratio and density for housing development

In a bid to further stimulate the housing industry on the mainland, the Penang government is looking at standardising the plot ratio and density for housing development. At present, the plot ratio for development projects statewide, depending on the type of project and location, is between 2.8 and 3.5. A ... Read More

Urban Regeneration Project planned for Mahsuri Flats in Bayan Baru

Moving into a new home can be one of life’s greatest joys. K. Leelavathi has been living at Mahsuri Flats in Bayan Baru, Penang, since 1990 and is looking forward to moving into better housing. The flats have been slated as one of five urban regeneration projects (URP) in Penang ... Read More

PDC’s 54-Year significant contribution to livability and economic growth

Over the years, the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) has developed three satellite towns in Penang – Bayan Baru, Seberang Jaya and Bandar Cassia. Together with the Penang government, the corporation has been providing affordable homes to Penangites. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, who is also PDC chairman, said 18,783 ... Read More

Hunza Group celebrates its 45th anniversary in style

It was definitely a night to remember at the Hunza Group 45th anniversary celebration held at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Bayan Lepas yesterday night. Hundreds of dignitaries, including government officials and special guests, attended a luxurious and delicious buffet dinner accompanied by various cultural performances. The anniversary celebration ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: GEM Residences (Nov 2023)

About GEM Residences GEM Residences, a commercial development by Belleview Group at Prai, Penang. It is part of the company's 6 hectares mixed development along Jalan Baru, diagonally opposite Megamall Penang. Next to it will be the upcoming largest mall in the northern region - GEM Mall, the tenant mix include ... Read More