Monday, February 17

An introduction to overseas and Malaysian properties


GRAND: Tropicana Landmark by Tropicana Corporation.

UNIQUE: Bay21 Too by Remajaya.

IMPOSING: The Boss by Hotwer Development.

MIRI: This weekend the Property Hunter Expo (PH Expo) will be introducing Miri folks to a selection of properties from Malaysia, Singapore and Australia.

Over 30 projects will be showcased from Oct 18 to 20 at the Miri Indoor Stadium from 10 am to 8 pm.

Foreign property highlights include Australia Property and Development’s award-winning C3 Apartment located in Brunswick, Melbourne and Far East Organisation’s The Westcom situated in the heart of the Tuas Industrial Hub in Singapore.

Up and coming residential and mixed development in West Malaysia will also be featured such as VERVE® Suites, a freehold project of luxury serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur by Bukit Kiara Properties. It offers 321 fully-furnished designer suites, 45 SOHOs and retail units at ground floor housed within two towers linked by a sky bridge.

Homebuyers interested in investing in properties at Bandar Sunway can opt for the D’Latour SoHo and D’Latour Residence by DK-MY Properties. This residential landmark will feature a city concept vertical garden, internal void area for natural ventilation, elevated infinity swimming pool with waterfall feature, environment-friendly sky garden and a roof top sky hub.

The Boss, an iconic mixed development in Klang will be the main highlight for Hotwer Development. A total of 377 fully furnished service suites and 66 retail lots will be on offer with prices starting from RM316,000. The developer will be offering 18 years guaranteed rental return (GRR) of 7.5 per cent and 18 years free maintenance.

The Expo will also feature several properties from Johor Bahru including BMH Properties’ The Raffles Suites located at Persiaran Sutera Danga. The 30-storey freehold development consists of 311 units of serviced apartments with sizes ranging from 700 sq ft to 1,068 sq ft. The development which has a gross development value (GDV) of RM175 million is scheduled to be completed in April 2016.

For properties in East Malaysia, Homelite Development from Miri will boast its Airport Avenue, a modest apartment building that offers 76 units located at the doorstep of the Miri Airport. The location is convenient as other development around the area include Merdeka Mall, Mosjaya Shopping Area, the Emart commercial centre and schools.

Some of the highlights from Sabah include BLU Summer Suites by Blu Waterfront Development located in the acclaimed waterfront area in Kota Kinabalu. Blu Summer Suites feature 420 units of SOVO suites measuring from 401 sq ft to 581 sq ft. The one bedroom and one bathroom suites can be easily converted to a typical office setup with a casual discussion space.

Another up and coming development with a stunning sea view in Kota Kinabalu is Bay 21 TOO located along the Likas Bay coastal area. This 26-storey eco-friendly building by Remajaya consists of 286 units with floor space ranging from 395 sq ft to 1,248 sq ft. This pilot project rated by GreenRE (Green Real Estate) is expected to be completed in 2015.

The fast developing Likas area will also be home to Tropicana Corporation Berhad’s Tropicana Landmark and Sara-Timur’s Jade Residence. Tropicana Landmark consists of 149 exclusive units from 1,214 sq and Jade Residence features 135 units 1,484 sq ft to 6,288 sq ft.

Besides getting the opportunity to view various projects, there is additional good news for visitors. Every visitor that registers at the PH Expo Miri will receive a free copy of the latest issue of the Property Hunter Magazine. And all property buyers will be entitled to enter the Buy & Win Lucky Draw for the opportunity to take home an Acer P3 Ultrabook.

Besides organising exhibitions across East Malaysia, Property Hunter runs a magazine and web portal launched in August. For more information, visit or