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What you Must Know for Stamp Duty Tax And Exemptions When Buying Industrial Properties in Malaysia
Stamp duty is charged on instruments/ documents and not transactions. Many property buyers are aware about stamp duty exemption for residential property when the government unveiled Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi or best known PENJANA to reintroduce the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC). Under the HOC, full stamp duty exemption will be given to both instruments of transfer and loan agreement with the condition stated. However, this does not apply to industrial and commercial property buyers. stamp d...
Malaysia Industrial Property Sector  Boom, with Dark Clouds on the Horizon
  With the growth of e-commerce and logistics, the industrial sector continues to boom. People are changing their spending habits by buying things online, reducing any non-essential physical interaction. By ASEAN standards, Malaysia has the 2nd highest e-commerce penetration rate in the region. The e-commerce sector would expand over time with the increased adoption of IT knowledge among our fellow Malaysians. On the other hand, the country's main logistic drivers include manufacturing, food...
Real Property Gain Tax  (RPGT) for Industrial and Commercial Properties 2021 in Malaysia
Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) is a form of Capital Gains Tax that property owners and businesses have to pay when they dispose of their property in Malaysia. For example, your organisation decides to sell a factory or warehouse, and you have gained from the disposal. In this case, you need to pay RPGT. The Inland Revenue Board LHDN imposes RPGT. Purpose and significant changes on the RGPT Act RPGT was first introduced in 1976 under Real Property Gains Tax Act 1976 with the objective fo...
Warehouse Storage of Dangerous Goods   What You Should Know
Dangerous Goods (DG) storage is regulated under the Occupational Safety Health Act 1994. The storage of hazardous goods is regulated with strict compliance with protocols, safe practices, and paperwork to ensure compliance and safety. Dangerous chemicals that are stored improperly in the warehouse can cause fire or explosion and causing bodily injuries.  Types of hazardous materials.  Under the Storage of Hazardous  Chemical Guideline guidelines by the Department of Occupational Safet...
2021 The Year of Recovery ?
The coronavirus has caused half the world's population to virtually shut down businesses, trade, travel, and remain indoors. Our world economy endured its deepest recession, as the Covid-19 upended lives and livelihood. The daily new infections averaged 9,000 cases in the first week of July 2021 in Malaysia; average case counts and fatality rates outpaced those of regional peers Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and India. The number of vulnerable households is expected to remain elevated or ...
2020 The Year in Review
Coronavirus 2019 has certainly brought a new realm of economy to the society. With the old economy in the past and signs of traditional business closing down, many people lost their jobs. For example, the tourism industry is not doing well as many people could not travel overseas and construction projects are forced to put on hold. However on the other side, with the aid of technology, new industries emerge such as e-commerce. The advancement of technology and IT creates a different job marke...
Guide in Industrial Property Investment in Malaysia
If you are considering investing in real estate and interested to invest in commercial real estate, industrial property is a good field to explore! Under commercial real estate, industrial properties include warehouses, factories, depots, manufacturer’s storage, logistics & distributions and showrooms. It is often inexpensive to own and operate. Industrial properties typically provide stable cash flow with long term tenancies compared to other real estate sectors such as office and retail....
The advantages using a industrial property  estate agent in renting or selling your property
As an avid property owner and investor, there are times when you lose count of which of your property is currently being rented, whether your landlord-tenancy agreement is coming to an end, and sometimes, even keeping track of whether all your rentals are coming in on time each month. Your headache is amplified when you are an owner of “bigger” kinds of properties – ie: industrial factories, buildings, and so forth. It goes without saying that renting your factory to say a food manufacturing ...
Factories of the Future. What to Expect
When you think of industrial factories, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Big, grey, and boring are probably it. Unlike residential and commercial properties where the “fun” and “measurable” factor of how good the property comes in terms of amenities and the different designs it has, there are many factors that determine what makes a good industrial factory as well. While residential and commercial properties act as a shelter and venue for business operations respectively, indu...
Should You Invest In An Industrial Property?
COVID-19 is increasing the relevance of logistics and last-mile operators. With a handful of manufacturing opportunities emerging, more investors are looking to this high-quality asset class for their next investment. Let's weigh the advantages and disadvantages of investing in industrial properties. Advantages of industrial real estate investments   Strong Demand for Industrial properties The recent COVID 19 pandemic has caused a surge in demand for industrial properties; this i...