IT’S CHECKLIST TIME
02nd October 2004
Every year after the Minister of Finance presents the Government’s budget for the following year, people (investors included) scuttle back to their desks, sharpen their pencils, and take a fresh look at the outlook for investment vehicles such as stocks and real estate.
CONTINUING MOMENTUM MAY BE DOUBTFUL
09th October 2004
Real estate developers are experiencing an adrenalin rush these days as they find themselves surrounded with news that property markets across the region are beginning to stir.
SUCCESSFUL BRAND LEVERAGING
16th October 2004
“Branding” is the buzz word in the real estate world today. Developers are becoming more and more aware of the implications, benefits, and the power of a successful brand.
STRATEGY FOR BRAND GROWTH
23rd October 2004
Even in this age of technological innovation, business is still about people. Today, just as in the early days, the customer comes first (and is always right). Those merchants who took pains to know their customers as people, enjoyed brisk sales, improved profit margins, and gained customer loyalty.
LENDERS, LOOK OUT!
30th October 2004
Finally, the key movers in the real estate industry recognize the benefits of conducting market assessment studies. With effect September 20, 2004, all financial institutions are compelled to commission independent market studies for any proposed commercial development they wish to fund. Bank Negara Malaysia hopes that with this ruling, another round of pileup of unsold properties can be avoided.