The networking dinner saw the attendance of some of the biggest names in the Sabah’s property development scene. These included representatives from Grand Merdeka Development Sdn Bhd, Hap Seng Land, KTI Group, S P Setia Group, Pacific City, Mah Sing Group, Bina Puri Properties Sdn Bhd, Sina Land and Borneo Estates Sdn Bhd.
Also in attendance were industry experts Ar. Ronnie Ang Guo Wei, Secretary General of Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA); Tee Hong Wee, President of SHAREDA’s Youth Council and Alexander Lee, Associate Director of LaurelCap (Sabah) Sdn Bhd.
The night festivities kicked off with a welcome note from Martin Goh, Head of Media Sales & Ad Ops, iProperty.com. This was followed by a presentation from the event’s key sponsor, Astro Malaysia. During which, Emely Poon, famous radio deejay and Astro ambassador explained the role of media content in property development. The audience were intrigued to learn that Astro could serve as an advertising platform for developers to effectively market their new products. Initiatives include print and TV/radio commercials and hosting of property launches by local celebrities.
Next to take the stage was Wong Siew Lai, General Manager of Marketing, iProperty.com Malaysia who shared key findings of the H1 2017 iProperty.com Consumer Sentiment survey results.
Premendran Pathmanathan, General Manager (Data Services) iProperty Group rounded up the night’s presentations with his sharing session on the Sabah sub-sale property market. The data gleaned from iPropertyiQ.com showcased top residential neighbourhoods, most popular building types and price ranges, as well as information on Sabah’s land market.
A sumptuous buffet was rolled out immediately after and guests happily tucked into an array of mouthwatering dishes. Not long after, attendees stood a chance to win some exciting lucky draw prizes sponsored by Astro, where winners walked home with three-month Free Preview for Astro Super Pack Plus 4 Package and SJ7000 Waterproof Action Cameras.
Attendees went on to mingle with one another well into the night. It was a great experience and we look forward to creating more fond memories in the next edition!