MAPEX 2017 saw approximately 16,000 attendees despite the slow market conditions
47 developers amongst 63 exhibitors showcased an array of products
(left) Rehda president Datuk Seri FD Iskandar Mohamed Mansor and MAPEX organising chairman Datuk Ng SeingLiong at the impromptu press conference held on 14 Oct at MAPEX 2017
(from left) Ir. TiahOon Ling (REHDA Malaysia Secretary General & MAPEX Committee Member, representativce from LembagaPerumahandanHartanah Selangor,Datuk Ng SeingLiong – (MAPEX Organising Chairman),Datuk Seri FD Iskandar (President REHDA Malaysia), Datuk Anthony Cho (MAPEX Committee Member), Mr Loo Chee Yang (MAPEX Committee Member).
Amongst the well-designed show booths at MAPEX 2017
The property market has been the show stealer at many discussions, symposiums, forums and talks of late. The reason being that people have seen the magnificent jump in property sale prices over the last couple of years. Some property experts say that owning a home in Malaysia is reaching a point that is unachievable for most Malaysians.
This bold statement needs to be relooked at this point in time as MAPEX 2017 that was organised by the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (Rehda), held between the 13th and 15th October proved this statement wrong to a certain extend.
MAPEX 2017 saw approximately 16,000 visitors throughout the three-day exhibition with 47 property developers, five banks, seven government agencies and four other industry supporters showcasing an array of products in line with the theme “Greater Connectivity for Better Affordable Living”.
In the press conference that was held prior to MAPEX 2017,MAPEX committee member and Rehda Selangor chairman ZulkifliGarib called the recently held Affordable Housing Carnival (KPMM)-Mapex a “big success”.
“The take-up rate by developers for the exhibition booths was nearly 95 per cent in KPMM-Mapex. So we hope that in this upcoming Mapex, developers will get to showcase a wider range of their products besides affordable housing,” he said.
Held on Aug 11 to 13, KPMM-Mapex was an initiative by the government and Rehda that was in line with the government’s objective to promote