A Study on the Implementation of Green Building Concept in Malaysian Property Industry



Leong, Andrew Wayne Han (2021) A Study on the Implementation of Green Building Concept in Malaysian Property Industry. Final Year Project (Bachelor), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.

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A successful green development in the Malaysia property market is dependent on its sustainability approach where it considers the integration of the environment, society and economy. Fundamentally, the green building development would tend to recycle and reduce non-recyclable energy where it benefits humans in the long run. However, the green development in Malaysia is still new to the Malaysian community and its implementation, benefits, strategies and barriers are not clear. Thus, as a result, developers or land owners are scared to take this huge leap as it contains uncertainty and risks in this method. The methodologies of the research shall be applied in the research where it identifies the benefits of green development to the environment, identifying the barriers behind the rarely implanted green buildings concept in Malaysia property industry and the recommendation of strategies to promote the implementation of green building concept in Malaysian property industry. The distribution of questionnaire through online means are distributed to professional respondents such as property consultants, valuers, quantity surveyors, engineers, contractors and developers. Once the feedback had been collected by the respondents, it will be then analysed through SPSS where Cronbach’s Alpha analysis and Descriptive analysis will take place. The findings of objective 1 had resulted in the most agreed factors in the benefits on green development where it ranks from permaculture, cooling of building through vines and recycling of rainwater. Meanwhile, the findings of objective 2 had resulted in the most agreed factors in the barriers of green building concept in Malaysia where it ranks from market condition and trend, real estate market and the lack of interest from developers. Finally, the findings of objective 3 had resulted in the most agreed factors in the recommendation of strategies toward the green building where it ranks from establish of database, knowledge and social trust. The findings will indicate the most agreed factors of green development benefits, barriers and strategies where it will be rank accordingly with its explanation. However, due to the time constraint, this research only manages to conduct a quantitative studies to the property professionals and for the future research, qualitative studies is recommended.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: Social Sciences > Real estate. Property management
Technology > Building construction
Faculties: Faculty of Built Environment > Bachelor of Estate Management (Honours)
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2021 06:58
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2021 06:58
URI: https://eprints.tarc.edu.my/id/eprint/18874