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Weekly Property Monitor (6 – 12 April 2015)


Economy

 

Malaysia’s economic fundamentals remain strong
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1124390

Nation’s economic fundamentals intact despite fall in global oil prices
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1124805

Malaysia remains attractive investment destination
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1124559

Malaysia on track to achieve a balanced budget
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1125295


General Real Estate

 

Greater KL

 

MCT sees 1.3 per cent impact from GST on property development
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1123375

HLB sells building to HLA for RM220mil
http://www.thestar.com.my/Business/Business-News/2015/04/07/HLB-sells-building-to-HLA-for-RM220mil/?style=biz

KWAP eyes Magna Prima’s school land
http://www.propertyguru.com.my/property-news/2015/4/90247/kwap-eyes-magna-primas-school-land

Gadang unit to acquire land in Semenyih for RM95.8 mil
http://www.thestar.com.my/Business/Business-News/2015/04/08/Gadang-unit-to-acquire-land-in-Semenyih-for-RM95mil/?style=biz

MRCB to launch mixed development project with GDV of RM1.6bil
http://www.thestar.com.my/Business/Business-News/2015/04/10/MRCB-to-launch-mixed-development-project-with-GDV-of-up-to-RM16bil/?style=biz

Selangor properties replenishes landbank to launch residential projects
http://www.theedgemarkets.com/my/article/selangor-properties-replenishes-landbank-launch-residential-projects?type=Property


Johor

 

Kedah

 

Sabah/Sarawak

 

Infrastructure / Construction

 

Recreational

 

Work on Phase 1 of Perak animation themed park ready by 1Q2016
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1124231


Exhibition

 

REITs

 

Axis REITs sukuk’s nominal value increases to RM3 billion
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1125120


Global

 

AEC 2015 attracts German companies to explore investment opportunities
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1123982

Global rental growth weakest since 2009
http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2015/4/90730/global-rental-growth-weakest-since-2009

Europe

Look out for Liverpool
http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2015/4/90279/look-out-for-liverpool

Positive medium outlook for prime UK property beyond London
http://www.propertywire.com/news/europe/uk-prime-property-markets-2015040810362.html

Europe property investors eye logistic market
http://www.theedgemarkets.com/my/article/europe-property-investors-eye-logistics-market?type=Property

Demand for homes in central London property market picks up
http://www.propertywire.com/news/europe/central-london-property-demand-2015040710353.html

London office leasing activity back to pre-crisis 2007 peaks
http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-kingdom/london-real-estate-news/central-london-office-leasing-activity-2015-office-space-for-rent-in-london-london-office-rents-andy-tyler-andrew-parker-deloitte-wework-hp-expedia-london-office-report-2015-8998.php

Central Europe enjoys USD1.4 billion of commercial investment in 1Q215
http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/poland/warsaw/central-europe-commercial-property-investment-2015-poland-real-estate-investors-czech-property-investment-cushman-wakefield-james-chapman-8996.php

Rome leads European residential property rebound in1Q2015
http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/italy/rome-real-estate-news/rome-homes-for-sale-home-prices-in-rome-italy-real-estate-news-home-prices-in-rome-naples-home-sales-florence-homes-for-sale-venice-property-sales-8981.php

Singapore

SG debut for Bangkok project
http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2015/4/90291/sg-debut-for-bangkok-project

Cambodia

Buzz surrounding for Cambodia project
http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2015/4/90338/buzz-surrounding-cambodia-property-

China

China Life, Ping An take majority stake in $500 mln Boston property project
http://www.theedgemarkets.com/my/article/china-life-ping-take-majority-stake-500-mln-boston-property-project?type=Property

Thailand

Thailand’s proposed new property tax: What owners need to know
http://www.propertyguru.com.my/property-news/2015/4/90248/thailands-proposed-new-property-tax-what-owners-need-to-know

Vietnam

HCMC: Positive times ahead?
http://www.propertyguru.com.my/property-news/2015/4/90448/hcmc-positive-times-ahead

India

Commercial estate remains buoyant in India
http://www.theedgemarkets.com/my/article/commercial-estate-remains-buoyant-india?type=Property

America/Canada

Homes prices in U.S rise 5.6 percent year over year in February
http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/average-home-prices-corelogic-february-2015-corelogic-home-price-index-hpi-us-home-prices-nationwide-anand-nallathambi-8983.php

Commercial lending recovery continues in U.S
http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/cbre-lending-momentum-index-commercial-lending-data-office-building-financing-brian-stoffers-cmbs-report-real-capital-analytics-commercial-loan-rates-2015-8984.php

US holiday home sales soared in 2014
http://www.propertywire.com/news/north-america/us-holiday-home-demand-2015040810360.html

Boston attracts Singapore buyers
http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2015/4/90624/boston-attracts-singapore-buyers

Latin/South America

Cuba’s next revolution: real estate
http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/cuba/havana/cuba-real-estate-buying-real-estate-in-cuba-cuba-property-investors-pablo-tacon-havana-homes-for-sale-raul-castro-fidel-castro-trading-with-the-enemy-act-8985.php

Middle East

Property shares lead Dubai up; other Gulf markets quit
https://www.zawya.com/story/Property_shares_lead_Dubai_up_other_Gulf_markets_quiet-TR20150406nL6N0X309PX2/

Dubai’s office markets put on a consistent show
https://www.zawya.com/story/Dubai_s_office_market_puts_on_a_consistent_show-GN_10042015_110432/

Egypt braces for biggest budget for housing sector
https://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_braces_for_biggest_budget_for_housing_sector-ZAWYA20150412052045/

Dubai to get mandatory affordable housing quotas
http://www.propertywire.com/news/middle-east/dubai-affordable-housing-quotas-2015040910366.html 

Australia/ New Zealand

Auckland sees unprecedented housing market activity
http://www.propertywire.com/news/europe/new-zealand-auckland-property-2015040810363.html

Malaysian developer Asia One in Aussie joint venture
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1124547

Housing lending falls in Australia but up slightly for new homes
http://www.propertywire.com/news/europe/australia-home-lending-data-2015041010371.html

Sydney soars ahead with strong price growth compared to other Australian cities
http://www.propertywire.com/news/australasia/australian-cities-property-prices-2015040710357.html

 


 


 

 

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