Property News


Ayer Itam – Tun Dr LCE Expressway bypass now 33% completed

In an update provided by the State Infrastructure and Transport Committee Chairman, Zairil Khir Johari, the construction of the Ayer Itam-Lebuhraya Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu bypass (Package Two) in Penang is progressing well. As reported by TheStar newspaper, the project is currently at 33% completion, with an expected finish ... Read More

Foreign workers moving to hostel in Batu Maung

Flat dwellers in Penang’s Macallum Street Ghaut will be bidding adieu to some 600 foreigners when they move out to a hostel soon. They will be vacating the Sri Saujana flats in stages. Building manager KS Nirandaran said although the foreigners, who worked at multinational high-tech factories, were well behaved ... Read More
Sungai Ara terrace house

From luxury condos to overcrowded quarters

As Penang’s economy recovers and the need for labour intensifies, even RM1.25mil apartments are being converted into workers’ quarters. And their neighbours are unhappy. To buy one, these nearly 2,000 sq ft apartments command RM1.25mil on property websites. To rent, it is RM1,500 to RM2,800 a month, depending on the ... Read More

E&O’s Andaman Island Phase 1 awarded GreenRE Platinum Provisional Certification

Premier lifestyle property developer Eastern & Oriental Berhad today announced that its township development project, Andaman Island Phase 1 has attained GreenRE Platinum Provisional Certification under the township category. GreenRE was formed by Malaysia's Real Estate and Housing Developers Association ("REHDA") in 2003 to promote sustainability in Malaysia's property sector ... Read More

Gurney Wharf is now officially called Gurney Bay

The Gurney Wharf project has been officially renamed as Gurney Bay. The change in name was deemed necessary to better represent the project's location and concept. The decision came after receiving complaints that the original name was not appropriate because there was no wharf or pier at the site. To ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: Havana Beach Residences (May 2023)

About Havana Beach Residences Affordable housing development by Ideal Property Group at Bayan Lepas. Strategically located near Jalan Tun Dr. Awang, less than 2km away from Penang International Airport. It is about 5 minutes walking distance to  SMJK Heng Ee (Bayan Baru branch). Find out more about Havana Beach Residences Register your ... Read More

SITE PROGRESS: TreeO (May 2023)

About TreeO Affordable housing development by Hunza’s wholly-owned unit, Diamaward (M) Sdn Bhd, at Sungai Ara. It is located next to Taman Sungai Ara, about 1.5km away from SJK(C) Chong Cheng. This development comprises three 49-storey towers offering a total 1,240 affordable units. Find out more about TreeO Register your interest here to ... Read More

Bandar Cassia Technology Park launched in Batu Kawan

Let the figures speak for themselves, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said after unveiling a staggering RM196.67 billion in total approved manufacturing investments recorded by the state from 2008 to 2022. He also said that investment figures are an important yardstick for politicians or the government of the day to ... Read More

NCIA to tackle Juru-Sungai Dua congestion

A federal agency will undertake a project to alleviate traffic congestion on the busy Juru-Sungai Dua stretch of the North-South Expressway soon. Recognising the economic importance of the stretch located in the middle of the Seberang Perai industrial area, Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow said the Northern Corridor Implementation ... Read More

Penang island working towards becoming age-friendly city

Penang island’s former mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang (pic) hopes the city council’s application to join the Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities will be successful. Yew chaired his final city council meeting and began his retirement on May 3. Penang Island City Council’s (MBPP) application to join the network, ... Read More