Federal and State Housing Agencies Come Together To Cater to Negeri Sembilan’s Rapid Urbanisation
SEREMBAN, NEGERI SEMBILAN 12 APRIL 2018: Malaysia’s largest home expo, “Ekspo Jualan Perumahan - Ke Arah Sejuta Impian, Alami Gaya HidupSejahtera” (Ekspo Sejuta Impian) has made its way to Negeri Sembilan, showcasing more than 21,000 homes for the rakyat of various income groups.
Held between 12-16 April at Dewan Majlis Perbandaran Seremban, the expo is a testimony of the Government’s commitment to deliver on its housing agenda.
It is also in line with theState Government's aspirations under the Negeri Sembilan Housing Policy to increase home ownership among the Rakyat, through the provision of housing products targeted at various income levels especially for the low-income (B40) and middle-income (M40) groups.
The Negeri Sembilan edition of the home expo, which acts as a one-stop centre to assist potential buyers in their homeownership journey, is a joint initiative between Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA); Jabatan Perumahan Negara (JPN); Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB); and 1Malaysia Housing Projects for Civil Servants (PPA1M).
The event was officiated by Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, Menteri Besar Negeri Sembilan.
“Being in close proximity to the Greater Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya areas, Negeri Sembilan has experienced robust economic growth from the spill-over effect of development happening in the Klang Valley.”
“In fact, the availability of infrastructure and public amenities like highways and train services have played a vital role in encouraging urbanites to invest in properties in this state including Seremban, which is developing into a satellite city for the Klang Valley,” said Dato' Abdul Mutalib bin Alias, Chief Executive Officer of PR1MA.
Other proposed infrastructure developments like the Seremban Middle Ring Road Phase 3, as well as the proposed 39 km Seremban-Port Dickson railway line and the High-Speed Rail link (HSR) will enable greater mobility of goods and people between the Klang Valley and Seremban, which will inevitably play a major role to drive stronger investment and economic activities into Negeri Sembilan.
Moreover, the upcoming development of world class metropolis, the 153,000 ha Malaysia Vision Valley which encompasses Seremban, Nilai and Port Dickson, is set to spur foreign and domestic investments, which in turn will increase socioeconomic activities among the locals and increase the demand for property in the state.
At the expo, more than 21,000 units of affordable homes for both the middle-income (M40) and lower-income (B40) groups are showcased and opened for sale, out of which, 84% are priced below RM300,000, reflecting the Government’s commitment to deliver quality and affordable homes for the Rakyat in Negeri Sembilan.
“We are pleased to note that PR1MA in Negeri Sembilan has recorded over 70,000 registrants against the total number of housing units approved by PR1MA’s Members of Corporation, which is 17,000 units. This shows that PR1MA homes have a high demand in the state and we are committed to work alongside the State Government to ensure that this demand is met,” said Dato' Abdul Mutalib.
At the expo, PR1MA is showcasing eight developments covering both high-rise and landed homes located at Port Dickson, Seremban Sentral, Rantau 1 and 2, Senawang, Seremban Utara, Pedas, Taman Green View and Kuala Pilah.
Prior to PR1MA, Government housing programmes were focused on the B40 group. PR1MA was established to serve the M40 group. It offers various types of quality homes suited to different lifestyles and priced at an average of 20% lower than the current market price for properties within the same vicinity.
Ekspo Negeri Sembilan is the 7th expo in this series after Terengganu, Kedah, Perak, Sabah, Kuala Lumpur and Pahang. The Ekspo Sejuta Impian, which is a joint initiativeby Federal and State Housing agencies,will continue its nationwide tour, reaching out to the rakyat in Melaka and Johor throughout the month of April.