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RTS JB – SG: Latest update? It’s on. How?

Yes, RTS JB – SG is postponed. This reflects the decision that this RTS project is important and thus needs more considerations and evaluations before decisions. Earlier article here: Committed to ensure it happens. This is an important project for both countries. People have to stop thinking that this is only good for people who … Read moreRTS JB – SG: Latest update? It’s on. How?

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RTS? ‘Committed to ensure it happens.’

Someone debated with me about RTS’s benefits versus cost. Here’s my view, earlier. The debate ended with the person saying that RTS will most probably not happen. Something along the lines of ‘relationship.’ Anyway, I believe RTS will happen. It has to happen yeah. Anyway, what’s the latest update? Before everyone starts saying that the … Read moreRTS? ‘Committed to ensure it happens.’

Turning around, perhaps. Two more quarters to know if it’s continuous.

When Sr. Norhisham of JPPH was presenting his slides, I think some participants in the REHDA Institute’s Big Data & Analytics for Sales & Marketing Conference may be disagreeing. His slides show some positivity with the market but the market situation should be otherwise, no? There are still people who thinks that transactions continue to … Read moreTurning around, perhaps. Two more quarters to know if it’s continuous.

Johor’s highest in Malaysia; unsold properties. (for now)

Completed and unsold properties are a nightmare for many developers. I say many because there are developers who continue to build and complete and handover the keys even though the total units sold are just half. The reason is because they are also supported by their other businesses and thus could afford to continue paying … Read moreJohor’s highest in Malaysia; unsold properties. (for now)

Giving back the land (free). RTS should start (asap).

I just checked. The first time I wrote about Rail Transit System (RTS) JB – SG was in this article: Iskandar and Rail Transit System way back in 2013. 🙂 My views then and my views today remained the same. RTS is a catalyst and it will be much more beneficial to JB compared to … Read moreGiving back the land (free). RTS should start (asap).

JPPH: Property market 2018 vs 2017. Positive? What about 2019?

kopiandproperty.com attended the Malaysia Property Market Report launching ceremony today in INSPEN. Following are the updates for Malaysia’s property market for the full year of 2018. (My comments are in bracket and italic) Briefly, it’s NOT negative. In fact, for 2018, the property market recorded a total of 313,710 transactions worth RM140.33 billion. This is … Read moreJPPH: Property market 2018 vs 2017. Positive? What about 2019?

BRT as HSR replacement for Gerbang Nusajaya?

In my opinion, High Speed Rail (HSR) KL – SG is NOT going to benefit JB the most. It’s great for both KL and SG but it will bring benefit to the many towns along the route. The reason is because majority of Singaporeans have no car and with a working HSR, they are now … Read moreBRT as HSR replacement for Gerbang Nusajaya?

RTS will be suspended, drafting supplementary agreement now.

For Johor and Singapore, the catalyst to the growth to both sides will be connectivities. the bridge can wait lah. That’s only for cars unless we intend for Malaysians and Singaporeans to walk over the bridge to either side everyday? RTS is such a catalyst, for people. Capacity of 10,000 passengers per direction per hour … Read moreRTS will be suspended, drafting supplementary agreement now.

Not just cars, ok? Focus on RTS too.

First of all, the more links we have between JB and Singapore, the better. However, I think the focus should be two-pronged or multi-pronged where solutions in terms of connections are concerned. We need to make sure more cars could come into JB everyday and to lessen the jams during holidays but let us understand … Read moreNot just cars, ok? Focus on RTS too.

Unsold higher likely. Prices lower unlikely. (sharply…)

I have been sharing that prices for properties could not drop sharply unless the sellers (owners) themselves become desperate and start selling lower, sharply. It has never been due to unsold units rising or high number of unsold units. This is question everyone should have in their mind when they are indeed waiting for a … Read moreUnsold higher likely. Prices lower unlikely. (sharply…)

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