Property market showed signs of recovery in 1H, but office & retail sectors face challenges — Napic
The property sector has shown signs of recovery in the first half of this year (1H2022) as the economy reopened, but office and retail segments remained challenging amid a supply glut, according to the National Property Information Centre's (Napic) semi-annual report.
Napic said the overall overhang situation improved in 1H2022, down by 7.5% to 34,092 units from 2H2021 in terms of volume, and declined 4.6% to RM21.73 billion in terms of value.
Napic 表示，2022年上半年的整体悬空情况有所改善，从2021年下半年的数量来看，下降 7.5% 至 34,092 辆，而按价值计算，则下降 4.6% 至 217.3 亿令吉。
Johor recorded the highest overhang in the country with 68.0% (15,423 units), followed by Kuala Lumpur with 18.9% (4,279 units) and Selangor’s 9.9% (2,248 units) share, Napic’s data released on 14th September showed.
Napic 9月14日公布的数据显示，柔佛州以 68.0%（15,423 个单位）的份额居全国首位，其次是吉隆坡，为 18.9%（4,279 个单位）和雪兰莪的 9.9%（2,248 个单位）。
For purpose-built offices, there are over 24 million square metre (sqm) office space nationwide as at end-June 2022, with occupancy rate of 77.7%, down from 78.5% a year ago.
截至 2022 年 6 月末，全国共有办公空间超过 2400 万平方米，出租率为 77.7%，低于一年前的 78.5%。
During the launch of the report, Deputy Finance Minister 1 Datuk Indera Mohd Shahar Abdullah said the supply situation for purpose-built office and shopping complexes is increasingly challenging.
在发布报告时，财政部副部长 1 Datuk Indera Mohd Shahar Abdullah 表示，专门建造的办公室和购物中心的供应情况越来越具有挑战性。
“In order to paint a more positive picture to the investment prospects of the country, especially during the period of economic recovery, I urge that building owners look at more economical use alternatives, so that the use of space can be optimized,” he said.
Napic’s data also showed that the performance of shopping complexes moderated in 1H2022, with the national occupancy rate seeing a slight decline at 75.7%, as compared to 2H2021’s 76.3%.
Napic 的数据还显示，购物中心的表现在2022年上半年有所放缓，全国入住率略有下降，为 75.7%，而2021年下半年为 76.3%。
Nonetheless, the residential property sector recorded 116,178 transactions worth RM45.62 billion in 1H2022, increasing by 26.3% in volume and 32.2% in value year-on-year, the agency said.
尽管如此，该机构表示，住宅房地产行业在 2022 年上半年录得 116,178 笔交易，价值 456.2 亿令吉，同比增长 26.3% 和 32.2%。
Overall, the property sector saw more than 188,000 transactions recorded in 1H2022, worth RM84.40 billion, equivalent to an increase of over 30% in volume and value compared to the same period last year.
总体而言，房地产行业在 2022 年上半年录得超过 188,000 笔交易，价值 844 亿令吉，相当于与去年同期相比增长超过 30% 的数量和价值。