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AFFORDABLE: Bukit Mertajam / PTL Properties Sdn. Bhd.

AFFORDABLE: Bukit Mertajam / PTL Properties Sdn. Bhd. A newly proposed affordable housing development by PTL Properties Sdn. Bhd. in Bukit Mertajam. Strategically located near the ever bustling Jalan Song Ban Kheng, within the vicinity of Taman Bukit Kecil. It is just a stone’s throw away from SJKC Beng Teik, with abundance of essential amenities…

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Why Penang chooses elevated LRT over other public transport options

Over the years, the Penang State Government has evaluated various public transport systems, such as Light Rail Transit (LRT), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART), and on-ground trams. After assessing costs, infrastructure, commuter habits, system features, models from other cities, and expert analysis, the government decided on an elevated system as the…

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The Zen | Penang Property Talk

The Zen The Zen, mixed development by Asia Green at Bayan Mutiara. It is located next to Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu Expressway, just a short drive away from the ongoing Penang World City township development by Tropicana Ivory. This development will see the construction of a 46-storey skyscrapper with two residential towers, and shop offices located at lower…

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Penang Turf Club votes to dissolve and sell prime land

Penang Turf Club votes to dissolve and sell prime land Source: The Star The Penang Turf Club (PTC) has voted to sell its historic land in Batu Gantong following an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Monday. The motion to dissolve the club was overwhelmingly supported, with 146 members in favor and only three against. With…

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Penang LRT project specs come under federal purview

Penang LRT project specs come under federal purview Any decision on the specifications of the Penang light rail transport (LRT) will be made by the Transport Ministry as it is a Federal project, says Anthony Loke. The Transport Minister said that an announcement will be made once the specification is finalised. “With all due respect,…

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Taman Seri Bedu | Penang Property Talk

Taman Seri Bedu Taman Seri Bedu, a residential development scheme by Ihsan Ceria Sdn. Bhd., is located in Tasek Gelugor on a 9.5-acre land along Jalan Tok Bedu, about a 3-minute drive from Tasek Gelugor town centre. The site is just a stone’s throw away from the Setia Fontaines township by SP Setia. This development…

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Kampung Wellesley residents urged to apply for individual grants

Kampung Wellesley residents urged to apply for individual grants Residents of Kampung Wellesley, a community over 30 years old, are urged to come together to apply for individual grants. Chief Miniser Chow Kon Yeow, who visited the neighbourhood in Sungai Jawi on Saturday, listened to the grant issues faced by the Kampung Wellesley residents. “The 106…

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Penang Island to get more parks

Penang Island to get more parks Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has allocated RM5.2mil for the provision and upgrading of neighbourhood parks this year. Mayor Datuk A. Rajendran said with the allocation, MBPP would be able to create more neighbourhood parks in various residential areas. “We also provide regular maintenance for every neighbourhood park under…

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North Coastal Paired Road may be realigned

The new road construction plan between Tanjung Bungah and Teluk Bahang in Penang is being studied for possible realignment to minimise risks to residents in surrounding high-rise buildings. The change may involve part of the coastal road, dubbed the North Coastal Paired Road. State infrastructure and transport committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said in the…

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Juru-Sungai Dua Elevated Expressway to ease Penang traffic

The Penang government, in partnership with PLUS Malaysia, is planning a new elevated highway, the Juru-Sungai Dua (JSD) route, aimed at reducing traffic congestion at the Juru and Sungai Dua toll plazas along the North-South Highway. The 15-kilometer project is projected to cost RM1.8 billion, according to The Star. Deputy Works Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad…

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