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Sustainable property development by Malaysian property companies

Razali, Muhammad Najib and Kamarudin, Norhaya and Mohd. Adnan, Yasmin and Mohd. Yassin, Azlina and Ahmad Baharom, Zarita (2015) Sustainable property development by Malaysian property companies. INNOVATION VISION 2020: FROM REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABILITY TO GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH, VOL I-VI, 33 (5). pp. 3261-3275. ISSN 0263-7472

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1108/PM-02-2014-0008


Purpose – The concept of sustainability has become increasingly essential to property development, especially in recent years. The purpose of this paper is to assess the level of sustainability practices among listed property companies in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach – Using content analysis, company websites and annual reports, the level of sustainable practices among property companies in Malaysia will be examined and assessed. The paper will also rigorously assess the sustainability strategies employed by using an attributes scorecard, which takes into account several attributes concerning sustainability issues. Findings – The findings have showed sustainable property development concept among listed property companies can be categorised as low level, although this is increasing. Originality/value – Given the increasing significance of sustainability issues – especially in property development – this paper provides a more informed investment decision strategies regarding the implementation of the sustainability concept in property portfolio; a consideration that has increasingly come into focus amongst international property actors.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:annual report, Malaysia, property companies
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:59495
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:18 Jan 2017 01:50
Last Modified:26 Jan 2022 01:27

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