Johor Urged To Review Affordable Housing Regulation

Assemblyman Datuk M. Asojan (BN-Gambir) has called on the state government of Johor to review a housing regulation to spur the development of affordable homes outside the Iskandar Malaysia region. Asojan noted that it was hard to find housing developments spanning over 1.21ha in Tangkak as well as in Bukit Gamir as property developers in … Read more

Johor To Become An Economic Powerhouse

With four ongoing large-scale projects, Malaysia’s Johor state is set to become the next economic powerhouse in the country behind Klang Valley, reported The Star Online. These mega developments comprise the multibillion-ringgit Forest City, the oil and gas facilities in Pengerang, the double-tracking project between Gemas and Johor Bahru, and the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail … Read more

Rehda ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ on Johor property market

JOHOR BAHRU: There are pockets of opportunities in the Johor property market, especially in Iskandar Malaysia, despite the challenging year ahead for property developers. Johor Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (Rehda) branch chairman Hoe Mee Ling said the association was cautiously optimistic on the market outlook for 2016 “but business remains as usual for … Read more

Johor To Get Japanese Investment Worth RM500 Million This Year

BATU PAHAT, Jan 7– Johor will receive new investment inflow worth RM500 million from a Japanese multinational company that is interested to undertake operations based in Tanjung Langsat, near here. Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the company was interested to operate at the industrial area which focuses on petrochemical and oleochemical … Read more

Bandar Malaysia Stake Buy To Generate Returns To People Of Johor

JOHOR BAHARU, Jan 3 — The move by the state government to acquire a stake in Bandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd is expected to generate profits that will be used towards enhancing the well-being of the rakyat. Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said entering the shares acquisition tender as a bidder and subsequently … Read more