Malaysia Real Estate News

Recent industry report about Malaysia Real Estate company news, including latest market trends and industry updates in 2024. This sector news is compiled by Mordor Intelligence™ Malaysia Real Estate Market industry experts.

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Malaysia Real Estate News

  • July 2023: Sentral REIT had entered into a deal with MRCB to acquire the 27-storey Menara CelcomDigi in Petaling Jaya for RM450 million. Sentral REIT had announced that the acquisition will be funded with cash raised through a combination of equity and debt funding exercises.
  • September 2023: Malaysia's SkyWorld, developer of the well-known Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park, has acquired 5,300 square meters of land in Ho Chi Minh City, its first land acquisition in Vietnam. SkyWorld will spend VND350 billion ($14.5 million) on acquiring 100% of the Vietnamese firm's shares.
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May 2023: Vonovia and CBRE Investment Management agreed to sell five assets totaling 1,350 apartments in Berlin, Munich, and Frankfurt. Three of these properties are new constructions finished and operated in the rental category. The remaining two are under construction, with completion scheduled for the second and third quarters of 2023.

January 2023: Vonovia, a German real estate corporation, invested in Gropyus, an Austrian developer of ecological dwellings. Vonovia, which has 1.5 million German citizens, will lead Gropyus' EUR 100 million (USD 106.79 million) series B investment to develop the latter's prefab manufacturing factory in Richen, Austria. FAM AB, a stakeholder in Gropyus, is also investing.

  • November 2023: DoorFeed, a Proptech company, raised EUR 12 million (USD 13.24 million) in seed funding, led by Motive Ventures and Stride and supported by renowned investors, including Seedcamp. Founded by veteran proptech entrepreneur and ex-Uber employee James Kirimi, DoorFeed aims to be the first choice for institutional investors seeking to invest in residential real estate. The company is looking to expand its footprint across Europe, with a focus on Spain, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
  • October 2023: H.I.G, a global alternative investment firm with over USD 59 billion in assets under management, invested in the real estate development company, The Grounds Real Estate Development AG (“the Transaction”), which is listed on the alternative stock exchange. The proceeds of the transaction are expected to be utilized to fund the capital expenditures of the current projects of The Grounds. The Grounds, based in Berlin, specializes in the acquisition and development of German residential properties located in large metropolitan areas. In the transaction, the major shareholders of The Grounds, which currently hold 73% of the company’s shares, have agreed to grant H. I.G. the right to share in future rights issues.
  • July 2023: WeWork, the leading global flexible space provider, today announced a franchise partnership with Garnier & Garnier, one of Costa Rica’s best-known and most reputable real estate development companies, giving Garnier the exclusive right to grow and operate WeWork’s existing locations in Costa Rica.
  • January 2023: Liquid Space is building a Cultural community in a hybrid workplace, with Okta leading their transition to a hybrid workplace model to offer equitability of workspaces to all employees, regardless of where they are based. Okta has recently moved to a dynamic work model that involves elements of hybrid work but, more importantly, puts its employees at the heart of this program.
  • December 2023: The Ashwin Sheth group is planning to expand its residential and commercial portfolio in the MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Area) region, India.
  • November 2023: Tata Realty and Infrastructure, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, plans to grow its business with more than 50 projects in major cities in India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The projects have a development potential of more than 51 million square feet.
  • December 2023: The Ashwin Sheth group is planning to expand its residential and commercial portfolio in the MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Area) region, India.
  • November 2023: Tata Realty and Infrastructure, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, plans to grow its business with more than 50 projects in major cities in India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The projects have a development potential of more than 51 million square feet.
  • September 2023: Emaar Properties has the potential to develop residential communities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Emaar could begin construction of a 4,000-unit housing project.
  • June 2023: The first phase of NEOM’s residential communities expansion is one of the world’s largest international PPPs for accommodation, with the total value of the social infrastructure project amounting to more than SAR 21 billion (USD 5.60 billion). NEOM announced that it had finalized contracts with investors to build the residential communities, which will accommodate the growing workforce of the region. Leading Saudi Arabian companies such as Alfanar Global Development (AGL), AARMAL real estate investment company (AREIC), and NESMA Holding Co. (NSC) participated in the first phase, as well as Tamasuk, which was involved through two separate partners (Amlal Al Arab i Alabi Group Company (AALG) and SAMCO).
  • November 2023: The long-delayed Blue City project in Oman was relaunched under the auspices of the Grand Blue City Development Company, which is backed by the sovereign wealth fund Oman Investment Authority (OIA). The project is also known by the Arabic acronym (BAT).
  • July 2023: Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) sought a multidisciplinary consultant to undertake a concept masterplan for the entire site and to provide a detailed masterplan and detailed architectural design guidelines for the mixed-use town of Madinat Al Irvine East. The mixed-use town center will likely cover 175,000 square meters and will feature a number of modern mixed-use developments. The development of the town center will help to position Oman as a premier MICE and business tourist destination.
  • July 2023: Skyworld Development Bhd plans to launch new commercial projects in Kuala Lumpur with total estimated gross development values exceeding RM 1 Billion in the current financial year ending March 31, 2024. Skyworld will explore new growth opportunities by expanding its presence from Kuala Lumpur to the state of Selangor.
  • January 2023: Gamuda Bhd’s unit is acquiring eight parcels of freehold lands in Rawang, collectively spanning 532 acres for RM360 million. Gamuda Land (Botanic) Sdn Bhd purchased these lands from Kundang Properties Sdn Bhd for a mixed development with a gross development value of RM3.3 billion over ten years. The group said these new lands are targeted for a 2026 launch and will contribute to the group’s earnings over the following six years as Gamuda Land continues to focus on high-value opportunities both in Malaysia and overseas, where it has established its presence, namely Vietnam, Australia, Singapore and the UK.
  • October 2023: British Land received a resolution to grant planning permission for an approximately 140,000 sq ft multi-level last-mile logistics scheme on Mandela Way, Southwark. This project represents the latest addition to British Land’s 2.9 million sq ft pipeline. Situated near the junction of New Kent Road, Old Kent Road, and Tower Bridge Road, the site will serve as a last-mile logistics hub for Southwark and central London.
  • July 2023: British Land and Landsec formulated a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at regenerating the UK’s towns and cities. Their goal is to stimulate more growth, create additional homes, and generate more job opportunities by enhancing how the planning system supports brownfield regeneration. As major players behind some of Britain’s most significant regeneration projects, including Landsec’s 24-acre Mayfield neighborhood in central Manchester and British Land and AustralianSuper’s 53-acre Canada Water development in London, these property companies bring extensive experience in large-scale, complex urban developments. The insights gained from such projects have been applied and refined in their latest paper.
  • June 2023: UNDP, UN Women, and UN-Habitat yesterday brought together representatives from local communities, NGOs, development partners, and the private sector to discuss research on urban poverty and the innovative strategies used in a new project building resilience in low-income urban communities. It aims to strengthen residents’ resilience by supporting community-led groups to improve essential services and facilities, upgrade the physical environment of informal settlements, address gender-based violence, and promote livelihoods, skills, and job creation.
  • February 2023: The Myanmar National Unity Government (NUG) housing project, Spring Bliss, reached preorders of more than 6,500 apartments within a day. The shadow government seeks to raise funds for the ongoing revolution against the military regime by selling or auctioning off military-owned property. The Spring Bliss houses will be built on land illegally seized by the military in Yangon’s Hlaing Tharyar, South Dagon, and Mingaladon townships.
  • January 2022: A 10,000-room public rental housing project was underway in Dhakhinathiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area, Dagon Myothit (South) Township of Yangon Region and Patheingyi Township of Mandalay Region. Phase 1 of the project is on 171 acres of a land plot in Dagon Myothit (South) Township of Yangon Region, was 48% completed. Phase 1 by the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Federation and Myanmar Licensed Contractors Association includes 194 building units for 3,104 rooms.

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