Government to impose Digital Services Tax instead of reinstating GST

Some growing stacks of coins with the word taxes on it

11 October, KUALA LUMPUR – The government has no intention of bringing back the Good and Services Tax (GST), instead it will introduce a new Digital Services Tax and several tax incentives and exemptions to further boost the economy, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Continue reading “Government to impose Digital Services Tax instead of reinstating GST”

The hidden value in Klang

Klang has recorded over 3,600 residential transactions in 2018. (Photos by The Edge and Low Yen Yeing/EdgeProp.my)

From mouth-watering bak kut teh (herbal pork soup), crispy and flaky layered roti canai, the flavourful nasi lemak and kopi-kaw to refreshing yoyo ice (ice-blended fruit juice), as well as delicious layer cakes, Klang in Selangor is a food haven and is one of the most popular day-trip destinations for foodies from Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Petaling Jaya (PJ). Continue reading “The hidden value in Klang”

Five things the Johor property sector could do without

Over 10,000 units of incoming supply will be added to the JB high-rise residential market this year. 

The second most populous state in Malaysia, Johor has remained attractive to investors. However, the latest data by Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) shows that there are some factors that are holding its real estate sector back from its true potential. Continue reading “Five things the Johor property sector could do without”

Examining the commercial viability of co-living and co-working spaces

Photo by CK Yeo on Unsplash.

Photo by CK Yeo on Unsplash.

Are co-living and co-working enterprises new property segments or just more short-lived fads?

With rising property prices in urban centres around the world, fewer individuals and organisations have access to the convenience and prestige that apparently come with living and working in the city. Continue reading “Examining the commercial viability of co-living and co-working spaces”