Property News


PIL1 hit by bridging loan setback

The proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway project has hit a snag after the state government failed to obtain a RM1bil bridging loan. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said since the loan from the federal government was not forthcoming, the project delivery partner would now have to source for ... Read More
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More JVs from STP2 development off Tanjung Tokong

The Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2A (STP2A) development and the reclamation of STP2B and STP2C will provide Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O) with future launches for the next 15 years and beyond. E&0 said reclamation works on STP2A, a massive property development off Tanjung Tokong in Penang island, are almost ... Read More

Over 20,000 swarm Penang IKEA on opening day

Up to 20,000 people thronged IKEA Batu Kawan on its first day of operations, yesterday. Excited patrons from across northern Peninsular Malaysia made their way through the 470,146 square foot store and explored its 49 different showrooms. During their visit, customers also tucked into IKEA’s iconic cafeteria fare – according ... Read More

Penang’s Sia Boey to be transformed into an urban park

Penang residents will get to enjoy a 2.62-acre worth of public green space in the middle of the city in six months. “We don’t have a proper park in George Town and this space is perfect for a park, for people to rest, go for walks and enjoy the greenery,” ... Read More

Viluxe Exclusive Registration

The first and only FREEHOLD 2-Storey Premium Terrace in Batu Kawan, near to IKEA Batu Kawan and fronting the 25-acre Central Island Park. LIMITED UNITS with price starting from RM750,000 Only! Viluxe Exclusive Registration on 9th March 2019, 11am to 7pm at Aspen Vision City Sales Gallery, Batu Kawan, Penang ... Read More

Latest about Penang Airport and pending approvals for PSR and PTMP

Building an airport on one of Penang’s three man-made islands off the southern coast of the state will keep the airport within the state, Chow Kon Yeow said. The Penang chief minister said the administration wanted to keep the airport on the island instead of moving it elsewhere. “It is ... Read More
IKEA Grand Opening

You are invited to the opening of IKEA Batu Kawan!

With eight days away from the opening of IKEA Batu Kawan, the Swedish home furnishing retailer is fueling even more excitement with a slew of in-store activities and unbeatable promotions for its opening weekends. Promising a great day out for the entire family, the retailer is inviting everyone to the ... Read More

MIEA: Extend HOC 2019 to secondary market please

The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) has urged the government to extend the incentives offered during the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) to first-time home buyers looking to buy from the secondary market. “MIEA is very appreciative of the fact that the Finance Ministry has introduced new programmes to stimulate ... Read More

Penang turns to rent-to-own schemes to clear long waiting list for public housing

Penang state government will turn some of its low cost housing units into rent-to-own schemes and offer it to those who applied for people’s housing project (PPR) units. Penang state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said the shortage of PPR units in the state meant the administration had to look for ... Read More

Summary of incentives for homebuyers

For most Malaysians, buying a house is tough. A high upfront payment coupled with a life-long mortgage commitment can be daunting, so it makes sense to take any help you can get to lower the cost of owning a home. Besides the many freebies and promotional packages that property developers ... Read More