Minister Launches iProperty’s Inaugural Publication – Malaysia top property developers 2011/2012

17 January 2012

The Minister of Housing and Local Government, Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Chor Chee Heung, launched the highly coveted coffee table book entitled ‘Malaysia Top Property Developers 2011/2012 at the Carcosa Seri Negara together with The iProperty Group Chief Executive Officer, Shaun Di Gregorio, and Malaysia Properties Inc (MPI) Chief Executive Officer, Kumar Tharmalingam.

The 250-plus page limited edition coffee table book, developed by iProperty.com Malaysia, the country’s No.1 Property Website, features profiles of Malaysia’s top property developers, their inspiration and concepts of signature developments. The book also highlights list of past and upcoming projects and a comprehensive index and contact list of the top property developers for an easy reference.

In YB. Datuk Seri Chor Chee Heung speech address, he said that property developers are a major partner with the government in establishing continual and a sustainable living environment for all Malaysians.

“This coffee table book, not only recognizes our nation’s top property developers but will also play a role in contributing significantly to the growth of the property sector in Malaysia as local and international investors will be able to gain first-hand information on these developers and their prestigious developments.” added YB. Datuk Seri Chor Chee Heung.

Echoing the same sentiments, Thamalingam said, “Thanks to these developers, Malaysian homes can boasts of their security features, ample facilities and modern designs that incorporate both western and Asian concepts, making the Malaysian real-estate on par with some of the most attractive markets in the region in terms of design, innovation and regulations.”

Delighted with the launch and the support garnered not just from the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, and MPI but also from the Ministry of Tourism, Di Gregorio said that it is such an honor to have these three parties support and jointly promote this unique publication.

“This maiden venture not only complements our government’s efforts to bring international focus on Malaysian properties but also the opportunity to give due recognition to the nation’s top respected developers.” said Di Gregorio.

He added that as a company that constantly strives to work towards enhancing the experience of property buyers and investors, the company saw a tremendous and untapped potential in having such a publication.

“With so many world-class developers in the country, it is timely that we capture clear descriptions on signature developments by these property developers and provide discerning property investors the peace-of-mind when looking for a property to invest in Malaysia,” added Di Gregorio.

Amongst the top developers listed in the book include Berjaya Land Berhad, Country Heights Holdings Berhad, Dijaya Corporation Berhad, EUPE Corporation Berhad, Glenmarie Properties Sdn Bhd, Glomac Berhad, Hatten Group, I&P Group Sdn Berhad, IJM Berhad, IOI Properties Berhad, Ivory Properties Group Berhad, Kiaramas Development (Asia Quest), LBS Bina Group Berhad, MK Land Holdings Berhad, Mah Sing Group Berhad, Malaysian Resource Corporation Berhad, Matrix Concepts Holdings, MCT Group, Mitraland Group, Nadayu Properties Berhad, Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd, Ong Chong Realty, OSK Property Holdings Berhad, Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Sembilan (PKNS), PJ Development Holdings, SP Setia Berhad Group, Sagajuta, Selangor Dredging Berhad, Sime Darby Property Berhad, Sunsuria Group, Sunway Berhad, Taman Jadi Group,  UDA Holdings Berhad, UEM Holdings Berhad and United Malayan Land.

There will also be a microsite on the book directly on the company’s website –http://TopDevelopers.iProperty.com.my where keen readers can purchase and download a copy online. Only a total of 10,000 copies, estimated to be sold at RM 99, will be available at all major bookstores in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong.  The publication will also be available at local hotels, business lounges and other popular locations with high traffic flow.