Housing in Malaysia
This is a selection of resources on housing in Malaysia available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list.
NLB print resources
The secret atlas of greater Kuala Lumpur
By presenting data in an easy-to-read format, this title showcases ways to spot business trends, track user behaviour and predict property prices. It uses maps to reveal property trends such as the level of influence that cafes, universities, hospitals and cemeteries have on property prices in the various areas in and around Kuala Lumpur.
All rights reserved, Kuala Lumpur: Think City Sdn. Bhd., 2017.
Transforming Brickfields: Development and governance in a Malaysian City
This book discusses the transformation of urban space and the reordering of the demographic character of Brickfields, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Kuala Lumpur.
All rights reserved, Singapore: NUS Press, 2010.
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StarProperty is an online portal that property investors can use to search for the latest projects and real estate properties in Kuala Lumpur as well as the rest of Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur structure plan 2020
Published in 2008, this plan maps out the vision, goals, policies and proposals that guide the development of Kuala Lumpur in 2020. It details separately the relevant components that make up the city, including Kuala Lumpur’s economic base, population, land use and development strategies, commerce, tourism, industry, transportation, infrastructure and utilities, housing, community facilities, urban design and landscape, environment and special areas.
This report examines the issue of affordable housing in Malaysia. Using statistics from 2008 to 2014, it studies the housing sector in Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia through indicators such as affordability, demand and prices.
KL: A city of opportunity – Liveability
Kuala Lumpur is ranked first among the most liveable cities in Southeast Asia. David Reaves, Vice President & Project Director of Turner International Malaysia, cited liveability and affordability, both in terms of living at home and running a business, as well as ample development opportunities and career opportunities, as top reasons to live in Kuala Lumpur.