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List of Penang condominiums & apartments affected by Covid-19 in the past 14 days (Updated 29/11)

Living in high-rise buildings like condominiums, apartments or flats during this pandemic can be challenging as the residents often share spaces in elevators, stairwells and other common areas. You are reminded to always sanitize your hands and wear a face mask when you step out of your unit. Below is the list ... Read More
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COVID-19: Suspected Covid case at Universiti Heights

A suspected Covid-19 case has been reported at Universiti Heights apartment near USM yesterday.  The resident is now under self-quarantine at home until the end of this month. The management of the apartment has issued a notice to the residents informing them on the matter and called on everyone to strictly adhere to the standard operating procedures ... Read More
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SITE PROGRESS: QuayWest Residence (Nov 2020)

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
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Penang to seek federal legislation on short-term homestay at high-rise buildings

Penang will propose to Putrajaya an amendment to the Strata Management Act to regulate short-term accommodation services at high-rise residential buildings. State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said he would bring up the proposal in a virtual meeting on a national local government council ... Read More
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COVID-19: Confirmed Case at East Tower Gurney Paragon Residences

Gurney Paragon Residential JMB has released a notice yesterday confirming one positive COVID-19 case at their East Tower.  The notice emphasized that after being informed about the case,  the management have disinfected specific areas and areas involved, and provided relevant assistance. The management seeks corporation from everyone in the building. If you need to ... Read More
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Scientex aims to deliver 50,000 affordable homes over eight years

Scientex Bhd is committed to continue building and delivering 50,000 units of affordable houses in Malaysia within the next eight years. Property division chief operating officer Datuk Alex Khaw Giet Thye (pic) said the target could be achieved under the company’s Vision 2028. “Our objective is in tandem with the ... Read More
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SITE PROGRESS: Imperial Grande (Nov 2020)

About Imperial Grande A mixed development by Modular Platinum Sdn. Bhd. (Ideal Property Group) in Sungai Ara, Penang. It is located along Jalan Fettes, surrounded by Iconic Skies, Gardens Ville and Imperial Residence. This development will offer a mix of landed and high-rise properties, with 2 level of shop offices ... Read More
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New link road connecting Lebuhraya Thean Teik to Kampung Pisang open to traffic

The newly open 240m road, connecting Lebuhraya Thean Tek to Kampung Pisang, offers an alternative route for motorists from Air Itam, Paya Terubong and Bandar Baru Air Itam to commute. Air Itam assemblyman Joseph Ng said the new road helps to disperse traffic volume especially during peak hours. “The Air Itam ... Read More
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COVID-19: The Peak Residences resident tested positive

Another condominium in Penang Island has confirmed Covid cases! The management of The Peak Residences in Tanjung Tokong issued a notice yesterday stating that one resident was diagnosed with Covid-19. The announcement stated that the safety of residents and staffs are their top priority, and the management has taken immediate action to disinfect areas that may be ... Read More
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Exclusive Interview with MIEA Penang (Part 2: Common property pitfalls & preventive measures)

In the second part of our email interview with MIEA Penang, we have discussed the common property pitfalls and what are some of the preventive measures that a property buyer should take to avoid them. Q4. What are the common property scams or mistakes during property transactions? MIEA has identified ... Read More