Cover Story

COVER STORY: Speeding towards high growth

FAST TRACK: The High Speed Rail between KL and Singapore could raise KL’s profile as MNCs are expected to relocate there due to its lower cost

Race to build tallest building intensifies

TARGETING UPWARDS: Tall buildings are back in the limelight with experts debating its merits, with some even blaming it for economic crashes

RED Focus

Timber – The greener alternative

PREMIUM: Timber is touted as one of the best raw materials for high-end buildings due to its durability and minimum carbon footprint

RED Property News

IJM expects 60% take-up for Seri Riana

POSITIVE SALES: IJM Land Bhd is all set to launch Phase 2 of Seria Riana Residence in Wangsa Maju with expected take-up rate of 60 per cent within the first four months from its launch date.

RED Advisory

Justice for Distressed Bank Borrowers

EQUAL FIGHT: Desperate housing loan borrowers may have recourse to the courts via a fund to be established for such purpose


Flash forward architectural photography

Spaces in time: Robert Whitworth introduces his brand of urban “Time Lapse” photography accompanied by video recordings taken from a bird’s eye view of cities in Asia that track the vivid momentum and...


PLAY@WORK reinforces creativity and productivity

OUT OF THE BOX: When modern office design incorporates the ‘play’ factor facilitating employees to think out of the box, work is no longer work but a space for encouraging creativity

Property Q&A

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Khairul Anuar bin Shaharudin, Lawyer

Adrian M@Klang: Can I make an agreement with my landlord to use my monthly rental as downpayment or part-payment towards purchase of the current apartment that I am renting from him? Is this a legal a...

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Jan Yong, Editor, NST RED

John Lee@Bangsar: With so many property publications out there, how much of the information there can I rely on?

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Jan Yong, Editor, NST RED

Kenneth L.@Old Klang Road: I understand the property market may experience panic buying in 2014 by investors if the goods and services tax (GST) was implemented in 2015. Experience from other countrie...

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