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Klang Valley: Oversupply in commercial segment, updates.

Article from TheStar.com.my  According to Jones Lang Wootton’s in-house research, a total of 13.332 million sq ft of office space, in the form of 33 office buildings, is scheduled to be completed in the Klang Valley over the next 30 months, and almost half of this, 6.586 million sq ft is scheduled for completion in the … Read moreKlang Valley: Oversupply in commercial segment, updates.

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Will we spend when we rent? Do we do more when we own.

In one of my previous employments, I was tasked to look for a new office. I decided that I would ONLY look for offices which are partially renovated. Somehow I found one where the tenant had just moved out and somehow, their main wall at the reception was painted the same colour that I wanted! … Read moreWill we spend when we rent? Do we do more when we own.

I would love my future office to be like this. Even for a Gen-X.

Some years back, when I was still with a company I served for a total of 14 years, a colleague told me that a few junior programmers have rejected to join our company because of our office condition. I was like, ‘Huh? For real?’ I asked if our salary was competitive and the answer was … Read moreI would love my future office to be like this. Even for a Gen-X.

Working for a company and needing company

I cannot work alone. The reason is because I could not bring myself to. It would be so quiet and well who could I joke with occasionally?! Okay,occasionally I prefer to be alone but most of the time. I need company within my company. I support the flexibility of working from home but that is … Read moreWorking for a company and needing company

Co-working is working, really. Will work even better in future.

My team-mate and I had a meeting with an affordable housing developer in Penang recently. On the way up the developer’s office which was in Tamarins House, I saw Scoopoint (social collaborative opportunities), a co-working office which I read about in Facebook many months back. After the meeting with the developer ended, I went down … Read moreCo-working is working, really. Will work even better in future.

More smaller units below RM1 million. Is this the start….?

Remember the recent brouhaha over the flip-flop decision of whether to freeze over RM1 million developments outright or to consider case by case basis? According to Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd research and consultancy executive director Judy Ong, the recent freeze on condominiums and apartments above RM1 million will encourage the development of more shoebox … Read moreMore smaller units below RM1 million. Is this the start….?

Own office and work alone? Co-work and get more benefits

The startup scene in Malaysia is an exciting one. Let me just name a few which is now the envy of many Malaysians. They started just a few years ago. They include GRAB (yeah, that new challenger in the taxi scene which is changing the whole industry. I already have 3 friends who relies only … Read moreOwn office and work alone? Co-work and get more benefits

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