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i-Santorini @ Tanjung Pinang

i-Santorini, an upcoming affordable housing development by Ideal Property Group in Tanjung Tokong, Penang. The piece of land which was previously planned for a 988-units condominium project is now being re-purposed for affordable housing. The new development plan comprises two parcels: Parcel 1: 2 blocks of 48-storey residential towers (1,320 ... Read More
Housebuyers cautioned against syndicate collecting deposits

Housebuyers cautioned against syndicate collecting deposits

Housebuyers here need to be more cautious not to fall victim to a syndicate which is going around securing payments for units at an affordable housing project developed by the state. Penang Town, Country and Housing Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said there were claims that the syndicate was promising ... Read More
Developers want incentives too

Developers want incentives too

The state government should look into allowing special privileges for developers involved in affordable projects to pay preferential premium and levies to the state authorities. Raine & Horne Malaysia senior partner Michael Geh said this would further enhance the smooth delivery of affordable housing projects in the state. “There will ... Read More
No such thing as shortcuts to affordable housing

No such thing as shortcuts to affordable housing

Recently a syndicate 'guaranteeing' applicants and home buyers of affordable housing by asking for monetary compensation of RM10,000 to RM30,000 has caught the attention of developers and the state government. Aspen Group has received multiple complaints from the public that they have received phone calls from a syndicate demanding a ... Read More
More units in the offing

More units in the offing

THE Penang Development Corporation (PDC) is holding a Request For Proposal (RFP) for a joint development project on a 1.7ha plot at the Sandilands foreshore in Jalan C.Y. Choy. The project will comprise medium-cost apartments, low medium- cost flats and related commercial facilities. PDC was appointed by Chief Minister Incorporated ... Read More
Affordable Housing In Penang Island

Affordable Housing In Penang Island

Recently there has been many discussion about affordable housing scheme and buying your first home. So do you know exactly where are the proposed affordable housing located in Penang Island? So far I have found six affordable housing schemes which were proposed in the island. 1. Affordable housing @ Penang ... Read More
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Suria @ Hijau E-Komuniti

Suria @ Hijau E-Komuniti is the first phase of affordable housing development by Penang State Government at Batu Kawan. Strategically located within the key development area of Bandar Cassia, about 500 meters away from Design Village outlet. Surrounding communities and amenities include Eco Horizon, Aspen Vision City, Utropolis, IKEA Store and ... Read More
More homes on the way

More homes on the way

Penangites can now view the state government’s affordable housing units at the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) sales gallery in Bandar Cassia. The first phase of 520 units at Batu Kawan has started and is expected to be ready in early 2017. This is the first affordable housing project among the ... Read More
No compromise on quality of affordable housing project

No compromise on quality of affordable housing project

Aspen Group Holdings Sdn Bhd’s RM400mil Tri Pinnacle project will be the first affordable housing scheme on Penang island with a high quality ambience. Its chief executive officer Datuk Manokharan Murly said the project, located on a 4ha site in Mount Erskine in Tanjung Tokong, was open to first-time house ... Read More
Good news for housebuyers

Good news for housebuyers

THE Federal Government has bought 80.94ha of land in Teluk Bahang for the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA), said Datuk Shah Headan Ayoob Hussain Shah (BN -Teluk Bahang). He said he had checked with PR1MA Corporation Malaysia which confirmed that the land had been bought for the Federal Government’s initiative ... Read More