8 Conlay And The Rise of Branded Residences in Kuala Lumpur

Branded residences have become a rising trend in the real estate industry, with many developers partnering luxury brands to create ultra-luxurious living spaces. Just between 2015 and 2020, Knight Frank reported a 72% increase in the number of branded residences, globally. ALSO READ: The New Luxury: Health and Wellness in Branded Residences In 2022, Dubai […]

May 11th, 2023

8 Exciting Things You Should Know About Kempinski

As a luxury hotel brand steeped in history, Kempinski is well-known for its “old world” hospitality with a refreshingly contemporary flair. ALSO READ: Kempinski Hotel in KL – Blending Malaysian Heritage With European Flair While Swiss standard five-star service form the foundations of Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, it is also the infusion of local […]

March 31st, 2023

Is Buying Freehold Property in Malaysia Still Worthwhile?

“Freehold property is always better than leasehold” when it comes to buying a property – does this still hold true, or has the answer changed in the last decade? ALSO READ: Malaysian Property Market: 5 Good Reason To Buy Right Now But first, what is a freehold property in the Malaysian context? According to Act […]

February 28th, 2023

Interior Design Trends in 2023 Herald A Bright New Start

When it comes to interior design trends in 2023, it would seem the reverberations of the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting effects have a strong resonance in how we envision our living space and homes. ALSO READ: Branded Residence by YOO8 – Interiors That Speak of Luxury The lockdowns and increase of time spent at […]

January 30th, 2023

Malaysian Property Outlook 2023: 3 Reasons Why It’s Good To Buy

Experts have predicted that for the most part, Malaysian property outlook 2023 will be marked by uncertainty, with overall neutral to weak economic forecasts reported across the globe. ALSO READ: 5 Undeniable Reasons Why You’d Want To Live In A City Like Kuala Lumpur There’s a silver lining here in Asia, however, with some bright […]

December 31st, 2022

The YOO Touch: 6 Exciting Properties That Inspire

The world’s largest residential brand YOO has led the way on the art of branded residences, driven by design flair and knowledge of the HNWI homeowner’s needs.  According to Savills Spotlight on Branded Residences 2022, there is continued resilience and strong growth in the branded sector of real estate, as the number of high-net-worth-individuals (HNWI) continue […]

November 22nd, 2022

5 Undeniable Reasons Why You’d Want To Live In A City like Kuala Lumpur

City living often gets a bad reputation – being busy, fast-paced and hectic. But the benefits of living in the city today outweigh its disadvantages where, driven by technology and desire for better quality of life, there is a constant evolving of urban lifestyles. ALSO READ: Placemaking. Shaping The Future of City Living  So, what […]

October 18th, 2022

Cryptocurrency, Metaverse and NFTs: The Game Change In Real Estate

Cryptocurrency as an idea first emerged in 1983, a concept named by American cryptographer David Chaum, who envisioned an untraceable currency outside of the control of centralised entities such as banks. ALSO READ: Appetite For Luxury Penthouses Remain Strong Despite Pandemic  But the start of cryptocurrency trading as we know it today came through the […]

September 20th, 2022

7 of Malaysia’s Nation Building Architects And Their Iconic Designs

It’s said that a country’s architecture tells its stories. Not only do these physical structures reveal history, civilisation, culture and memories, but in the bigger picture, architecture plays a role in shaping our collective national identity. Winston Churchill put it this way, “We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us.” ALSO READ: Iconic […]

August 31st, 2022

Placemaking: Shaping The Future of City Living

What makes a place great? This question has become more pertinent for our modern world in the last decade. As people contend with issues surrounding urbanisation, the decline of community, and the evolution of city living, much of the solutions offered have come to revolve around one word, that of “placemaking”. ALSO READ: The New […]

August 17th, 2022