Malaysia and Singapore sign a memorandum of understanding between green real estate players to strengthen their collaboration

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Malaysia and Singapore sign a memorandum of understanding between green real estate players to strengthen their collaboration

  • The four-party MoU was signed by GreenRE Sdn Bhd, the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA), the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) and the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC).

PETALING JAYA (September 8): Four “green real estate players” from Malaysia and Singapore on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at enhancing collaborative efforts for the cross adoption of solutions, innovations and better green building practices between the two countries.

The four-party MoU was signed in Singapore by GreenRE Sdn Bhd, the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA), the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) and the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC ).

“The MoU will deepen collaboration between organizations on both sides of the causeway and is anchored on sharing information, organizing joint learning, research and development activities, facilitating collaborations trade between Singapore and Malaysia as well as the promotion of products certified by the Singapore Green Building Product. (SGBP) with GreenRE building certification for Malaysian developments,” REHDA said in a press release.

Signing on behalf of REHDA, President NK Tong said his association “along with our members, recognizes our important role in nation building and we strive to provide quality and affordable housing to all Malaysians.”

“We are committed to adopting environmentally friendly and green features that are sustainable for the benefit of our future generations. It is in this spirit that we welcome today the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding.

“We believe that the collaboration between the four entities will further enrich the progress of the housing and real estate industry in the respective countries, and we look forward to mutual learning and sharing with our MOU partners. “, Tong added.

In addition to strengthening ties between Singaporean and Malaysian green real estate players, the MOU will also allow Singaporean developers with projects in Malaysia to take advantage of the Republic of Solutions’ green building ecosystem. proven and certified green building products for their Malaysian developments, especially products certified by the SGBP. certification scheme.

“The threat of climate change crosses national and geographical boundaries, which is why we all need to work more closely together to effect positive climate action,” said Ar. Tang Kok Thye, Chairman of SGBC.

“With this collaborative framework in place, the green building expertise of both countries can be more meaningfully exchanged to achieve better sustainable outcomes for the built environment sectors of Singapore and Malaysia. The MOU will also create greater business opportunities for local businesses, strengthening business ties with our Malaysian counterparts,” he added.

Meanwhile, Datuk Muztaza Datuk Muztaza Mohamad, Head of GreenRE’s Management Committee, said GreenRE aims to synergize efforts to advance the green building agenda in Malaysia, adding that “I am confident that this memorandum of he agreement will foster a productive exchange of ideas that will guide us to emulate Singapore’s model for driving the green building agenda.

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