On 15th March 2017, more than 200 people comprising of some of the country’s biggest developers, property experts and event sponsors flocked to the Ruyi & Lyn Restaurant, Bangsar to enjoy an evening of socialising.
The guest list included representatives from Gamuda Land, IJM Land, LBS Bina Group, Low Yat Group, Matrix Concepts Sdn Bhd, Mah Sing Group, MK Land and TAHPS Group Berhad, Mayland Group, Eupe Corporation Berhad, Excel Glamour Housing Sdn Bhd, OCR Property, PRG Holdings Bhd, Binapuri, BCB development, Mitraland, Macly Equity Sdn Bhd, TA Global, Andaman Group, among others.
Also present were some notable property figures; Sarkunan Subramaniam, Managing Director of Knight Frank Malaysia; Dr Daniele Gambero, CEO & Co-Founder of REI Group of Companies, Khalil Adis, Director of REI Mediaction Sdn Bhd; Gary Chua, CEO of Smart Financing; Alan Poon, Managing Partner of Wealth Mastery Asia; Prof. Max Shangkar, Group CEO of Max Capital Management and James Tan, Executive Director of Raine & Horne International, among others.
Haresh Khoobchandani, CEO of iProperty.com Malaysia & Singapore gave a warm welcome to the guests; in his speech he highlighted that iProperty’s goal is to provide the most compelling consumer proposition to the Malaysian property market.
“Together with our parent company REA Group in Australia, we are now set to start turning up the dial and accelerate the move from print to online advertising. Our mission is to change the way the world experiences property. It is a bold ambition that puts intelligence from different sorts of data and technology at the heart of the consumer experience,” Haresh said.
Haresh also shared the findings of the iProperty.com’s Consumer Sentiment Survey for H1 2017, in which the results proved that interest in Malaysian real estate, especially among foreign buyers is still high.
This was followed by a presentation titled “The Role of Media Content in Property Development” by our key sponsor for the evening, Astro Malaysia. During which, Emely Poon, a famous radio deejay and representative of Astro Malaysia shared with guests on the various marketing and advertising services made available by Astro for property developers targeting homeowners.
Next to take the stage was Premendran Pathmanathan, General Manager Data Services of iProperty.com Malaysia, who divulged on insights into the 2016 Malaysian sub-sale property market. Utilising data gleaned from iPropertyiQ, the informative session revealed consumer purchasing trends such as popular locations, built-up sizes and property prices.
As the night carried on, a sumptuous buffet was rolled out, where the attendees tucked into an array of mouth-watering dishes. Some won lucky draw prizes which included gifts sponsored by Astro as well as the newly-launched book series, “Good Tenant Great Tenant” by Alan Poon.
Once the formal portion of the evening was over, guests proceeded to mingle and network with one another well into the night. All in all, it was a night of great fun and we look forward to the next one!
Haresh presenting the findings of the latest iProperty.com Consumer Sentiment Survey.
(L-R) Ong Wei Ling, PR Executive, LBS Bina; Esther Yong, PR Executive, LBS Bina; Lim Sue Hui, Senior PR Manager, LBS Bina; Desmond Lim, PR Manager, LBS Bina, Jocelyn Tan, PR Executive, LBS Bina; Boyi Wong, Manager Sales & Marcom, LBS Bina, Janis Lim, Developer Sales Team, iProperty.com Malaysia and Anastasia Lim, PR Executive, LBS Bina.