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Unsold Residential Units Rising Up
By Asia Pulse
7/4/2001 1:30 am Sat
[Ada banyak cara untuk mengukur sihat atau sakitnya ekonomi - salah
satu darinya sektor hartanah yang tentunya akan mengheret institusi
perbankan bila gagal dijual. Ia juga petanda apakah rakyat memang senang
sebagaimana yang sering digambarkan.
Jangan bilang berapa banyak bangunan - tetapi bilang berapa banyak yang
berpenghunikan orang. Lagipun ada banyak benda dalam bangunan yang
kosong memanjang ...... termasuk aktiviti haram.
Thursday, April 5 6:27 PM SGT
Unsold Residential Units in Malaysia up at End of Dec 2000
KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 Asia Pulse - The total number of unsold
properties in the residential sector increased 12.35 per cent to
51,348 units at the end of December, from 45,705 units at the end of
In terms of value, the increase was 5.61 per cent or RM350.91 million
[US$92.3 million] to RM6.61 billion, said the Valuation & Property
Services Department in a report on property overhang.
Terraced houses which remained the most popular types of housing,
formed the highest units unsold with 20,743 units or 40.4 per cent of
the total, while condominiums and apartments stood at 8,676 units or
16.9 per cent of the total, it said.
Almost half of the total unsold properties were located in Johor
[12,550 units] and Negeri Sembilan [12,379 units], it said.
The value of unsold residential units in the two states accounted for
52.22 per cent of the value of the unsold units, with Johor
contributing RM1.8 billion and Negeri Sembilan RM1.65 billion, it
Several states recorded decreases in the number of unsold units, it
Among them, Kuala Lumpur has the highest reduction in unsold units
with 1,698 units, followed by Melaka [1,170], Pulau Pinang  and
On commercial units, the department said the number and value of
unsold shop units were up by 25.35 per cent and 10.44 per cent,
respectively to 7,507 units worth RM2.1 billion at the end of
December compared with 5,989 units worth RM1.91 billion at the end of
Johor has the highest number of unsold shop units at 2,274 units
followed by Negeri Sembilan [1,123], Selangor (968) and Pulau Pinang
Pahang recorded the highest reduction of unsold units with 115 units,
followed by Kuala Lumpur with 65 units and Perak 36 units.
The vacant purpose built office space in the country registered a
10.96 per cent increase to 2,466,870 square metres at the end of year
2000, from 2,223,193 square metres at the end of the first half of
Vacant retail space in the country increased 2.29 per cent to
1,462,298 square metres but in terms of value, registered a 19.63 per
cent drop to RM10.2 billion.
In the industrial sector, the number and value of unsold units
increased by 33.28 per cent and 74.16 per cent, respectively to 3,196
units worth RM1.11 billion at the end of 2000, from 2,398 units worth
RM640 million six months earlier.
The overhang stock was located mainly in Johor [24.75 per cent],
Melaka [19.46 per cent], Negeri Sembilan [14.27 per cent], Pulau
Pinang [8.29 per cent], Selangor [8.19 per cent], Kedah [7.57 per
cent] and Sarawak [6.95 per cent].