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Living above a garbage dump

Living above a garbage dump

MORE than 200 villagers staying in 50 houses on stilts along Jalan Tokong Batu, Jelutong in Penang have been living with rubbish underneath their houses and the foul stench for more than 20 years.Sungai Pinang assemblyman Koid Teng Guan said the topography of the village, which was located by the ... Read More
Two foreign firms make PTC list

Two foreign firms make PTC list

GEORGE TOWN: Two foreign property development companies – one based in Singapore and another in Hong Kong – and Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O) are among seven candidates shortlisted to bid for the new Penang Turf Club (PTC) development project.Most of the four remaining candidates are headquartered in Kuala Lumpur.StarBiz ... Read More
E&O's retail marina set to raise bar for Penang

E&O’s retail marina set to raise bar for Penang

The sea-fronting Straits Quay retail marina enclave, which covers a net lettable area of 270,000 sq ft, which will be operational by the end of November. It is expected to raise the bar for the island state, as efforts are being made by its developers to place the mall on ... Read More
Sunway buys RM38 mil Penang land

Sunway buys RM38 mil Penang land

Sunway City (Penang) Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sunway City Berhad (SunCity), has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Sungei Ara Holdings Sdn Bhd to acquire 81 acres of freehold residential land held in Barat Daya, Penang at RM38.765 million. When fully developed, the proposed acquisition will ... Read More
Easy credit spurs home purchases

Easy credit spurs home purchases

IF numbers were to tell a story, the numbers provided by the National Property Information Centre (Napic) is very telling. Between January and March of last year, about 750 units of residential units costing slightly more than RM1mil and above exchanged hands. For the first three months of this year, ... Read More
SunCity acquires land in Penang for a project with an estimated GDV of RM800m

SunCity acquires land in Penang for a project with an estimated GDV of RM800m

KUALA LUMPUR: Sunway City Bhd (SunCity) is acquiring a parcel of freehold land in Penang for RM38.765 million, intended for a residential project.SunCity via its subsidiary, Sunway City (Penang) Sdn Bhd entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Sungei Ara Holdings Sdn Bhd on Aug 4, 2010.The 81-acre land ... Read More
Plenitude acquires 20 parcels of land in Penang

Plenitude acquires 20 parcels of land in Penang

KUALA LUMPUR: Plenitude Bhd is acquiring 20 parcels of freehold land in Balik Pulau, Penang, measuring about 56.63 acres for RM40.12 million (RM17.50 psf) to be developed as a mixed development.Plenitude, via its wholly owned subsidiary, Plenitude Estates Sdn Bhd entered into two separate sales and purchase agreements with United ... Read More
Ivory Properties plans condo, shopping complex of RM368m GDV in Penang

Ivory Properties plans condo, shopping complex of RM368m GDV in Penang

KUALA LUMPUR: Ivory Properties Group Bhd plans to build residential condominiums and commercial complex with a with an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM368 million on a proposed site in Tanjong Tokong, Penang islandIvory said on Wednesday, Sept 15 this project followed its proposal to acquire an additional 847,059 ... Read More
Penang's Straits Quay mall to open end-November

Penang’s Straits Quay mall to open end-November

KUALA LUMPUR: Straits Quay retail mall, developed by Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O) in its Seri Tanjung Pinang development in Penang, is scheduled for opening by end-November, E&O executive director Eric Chan said.Chan said the retail mall is expected to house about 100 tenants, including the pewter brand Royal Selangor, ... Read More
Hunza chairman: Penang property market in for another boom

Hunza chairman: Penang property market in for another boom

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang property market is expected to enter another boom cycle, following signs of a gradual rise in prices due to a limited supply of land in prime areas.Hunza Properties Bhd (HPB) group executive chairman Datuk Khor Teng Tong said the local property industry was well on the ... Read More