Despite the furor surrounding the Forest City development in Johor, Chinese property investors still have their eyes set on Malaysia, reports the New Straits Times (24 August 2017). According to Sue Jong, COO of international property portal, “Malaysia offers buyers from China very affordable prices, a perceived high quality of life, and a good economic story.” Jong explained that Malaysia offers robust growth potential thanks to strong economic fundamentals and demographic factors, and this attracts Chineseoffering plenty of opportunities for Chinese investors. Additionally, the 'Malaysia My Second Home' (MM2H) foreign residency scheme is also comparatively easier to attain, as well as the cheapest within the region. data further revealed that mainland buyers have remained undeterred by China's policy tightening, as Chinese buyer views in February for Thailand and Malaysia increased by 89.3% and 69.4% y-o-y, respectively.