First-ever property management conference in Malaysia is happening this month

First-ever property management conference in Malaysia is happening this month

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 October: The conference will feature topics on Strata Management Tribunal (issues and recent cases), Effective Management of Service Contracts and Providers, Issues and Challenges in managing Green Buildings, Facilities Management versus Property Management and the latest Trends and Developments in Property Management.

The line-up of speakers include – Dato’ Pretam Singh, Principal of Pretam Singh Nor and Co; Julian Cheng, GM – Property Investment Division of Sunway Group; Sr Matthias Loui, Executive Director – Property Management of Knight Frank Malaysia; Sr Adzman Shah, Chief Real Estate Consultant of Exstrata Solutions Sdn Bhd and Dr Lim Lan Yuan, who is President for both the Valuation and General Practice of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers as well as the Association of Property and Facility Managers.

The highlight of the conference is the forum that will be moderated by Sr Sarkunan Subramaniam, of Knight Frank Malaysia, with panellist including the speakers above and two others – Tuan Haji Hamzah, Deputy Chairman for Tribunal of Housing and Strata Management and Sr Kamarulzaman, Head of Sector, Division Commissioner of Buildings, Property Management & Valuation of City Hall Kuala Lumpur.

The President of MIPPM, Sr Sarkunan says,” Whilst there are property managers who provide good service, transparency and professionalism, the industry is plagued by many who manage buildings and strata common area without properly being trained in the area. Professional training is important and programmes like this are vital for equipping property managers with the latest in the industry.”

As to date, a total of 100 participants has registered for the conference. Targeted towards property managers, valuers, lawyers and housing developers; the conference aims to promote the latest developments relating to the practice of property management in Malaysia.