Property News


Air Itam link road to be completed by May 2020

Traffic congestion in Jalan Air Itam and Jalan Thean Teik would ease when the RM3.7 million project to link Jalan Pisang Berangan and Jalan Thean Teik is completed by May next year. Air Itam assemblyman Joseph Ng said the project, financed by Penang Island City Council (MBPP), commenced in March and ... Read More

Penang LRT work to start next year

Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang's multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the project is currently awaiting conditional approval by the Transport Ministry, which would likely be obtained soon. He ... Read More

Pan Island Link 1’s EIA report approved

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in Penang has been approved by the Environment Department (DOE). Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the approval was conveyed to the state via a letter from DOE dated April 10, 2019. “With this approval in ... Read More
Promising future for Penang property market

Promising future for Penang property market

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has expressed his confidence that the state’s property market will be promising in the near future as the present soft market situation is only a cyclical phenomenon. “The promising future for the Penang’s property market is also supported by the state’s strong economic fundamentals ... Read More

Tambun Indah buys more land near Pearl City

A subsidiary of Tambun Indah Land Bhd is acquiring 27 parcels of freehold land in Penang for RM131mil in cash. The group, in a filing with the stock exchange, said it has proposed to provide up to RM3.45mil in shareholders’ advances to its 70%-owned subsidiary, Mustiara Sdn Bhd, to fund ... Read More

S P Setia Home Ownership Campaign

NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO PURCHASE YOUR DREAM HOME OR INVEST FOR THE FUTURE! IT’S NO BIG DEAL, JUST BIG SAVING$$$$$!’ S P Setia as the market leader in the property development industry and also Malaysia’s No. 1 & International Award Winning Property Developer has participated in the nationwide ... Read More

No approval yet for LRT/PIL 1 projects, CM clarified

The Penang state government has yet to obtain approval for the construction of the light rail transit (LRT) and Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) project, chief minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. He was responding to a news report by The Star, which had quoted unnamed sources claiming that both projects ... Read More

Penang PIL and LRT construction expected to start in June 2020

UPDATE: Penang state government has clarified that no approval for the construction of the light rail transit (LRT) and Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) project yet.  The Star learnt that the PIL has received approval from the Depart­ment of Environment – the federal regulator overseeing the Environ­mental Impact Assessment ... Read More

MPSP collaborates with Intel on Smart City project

Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) is taking another step to achieve the state’s vision of becoming a smart city by implementing Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve issues. MPSP president Datuk Rozali Mohamud said the programme was a collaborative effort with Intel Microelectronics (M) Sdn Bhd ... Read More

Sell LC and LMC units back to the state

Penang is mulling to compel low-cost (LC) and low medium-cost (LMC) unit owners to sell their properties back to the state if they were moving to higher-end properties. State Housing, Town, Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said the move would help to reduce the burden ... Read More