The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (REHDA) Malaysia celebrated its 50th anniversary during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period of the extended lockdown on May 21, 2020, marking five decades of property development representation.
To commemorate this momentous occasion, the association held a simple plaque signing and cake cutting ceremony which was attended by a few of its National Council members namely Dato’ Ir Soam Heng Choon, President of REHDA Malaysia, Datuk Seri FD Iskandar (Immediate Past President), Datuk Seri Michael Yam Kong Choy (Most Recent Past President), Dato’ Khor Chap Jen (Deputy President), Datuk NK Tong (Vice President), Datuk Zaini Yusoff (Vice President), Ir Tiah Oon Ling (Secretary General), Mr Tan Ching Meng (Deputy Secretary General), Datuk Hj Muztaza Mohamad (Treasurer) and Mr Chan Kin Meng (Exco Member).
REDHA – initially known as Housing Developers’ Association or HDA – started its humble beginning on May 21, 1970 with only 13 members. Today, the association has become a strong entity with over 1,500 members nationwide represented by 11 state branches and a youth wing responsible for a majority of the total real estate built in Malaysia. REHDA members form the main force that has contributed to the nation’s real estate growth. REHDA is the leading voice of property developers in Malaysia engaging with various ministries, government agencies, financial institutions and related industry stakeholders. Throughout its 50 years of its formation, REHDA has played a vital role in the betterment of real estate in the nation by being a key partner to the government as reflected in its various initiatives. It continues to stand alongside the nation battling challenges including the current Covid-19 global pandemic.
We take this opportunity to express our gratitude for the support that we’ve received throughout the years. REHDA endeavours to continue to serve the property industry, the nation and the rakyat. REHDA pledges its commitment to fortify its strength and better improve itself,” sums Soam.