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Mohd Kusyairi See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: Hai Chen Tan Retrieved on: Abandonment of construction projects remains a serious problem in the Malaysian construction industry.
It affects not only the immediate house buyers but also other project players e. In some occasions, it also involves the use of public fund for the revival of abandoned projects. Despite this, there is a lack of research into this area. This paper forms part of an ongoing research investigating how to help manage the problem with the aid of information and communication technology ICT.
The paper presents the issues and impacts of abandoned construction projects in Malaysia, and the review of available literature on the causes of the problem. Subsequently, the result of an industry wide questionnaire survey involving respondents on the actual causes of abandoned construction projects in this country is presented and discussed.
Further analyses will be carried out and the results will be presented elsewhere. Abandoned construction projects; Causes; Information and communication technology. It is also not uncommon for construction projects to be delayed, or in the worst scenario even abandoned due to various reasons.
Abandoned project can be defined as a project which has been 1 totally abandoned, or 2 indefinitely delayed for the purpose of this study.
Abandonment may happen at any stage of a project lifecycle and incur significant amount of loss. In Decemberthe Minister of Housing and Local Government revealed that there were a total of abandoned housing projects involving 30, house buyers Kong, The Plaza Rakyat, a RM1.
These are some of the problems of abandoned construction projects plaguing the construction industry in Malaysia. Despite the seriousness of the problems, there is a lack of research into this area.
This paper is part of an on-going research aimed to help manage the problem with the aid of information and communication technologies ICT. This paper covers a review of the existing literature on the potential causes of abandoned construction projects and the associated issues.
Then, it presents the findings from an industry wide survey involving respondents on the actual causes of abandoned projects in Malaysia. This is followed by the discussion on the result of the questionnaire survey and further works.
Economically, it is a waste of useful resources. The consequences of abandoned projects are far reaching as the construction industry plays a major role in the economy of a developing country like Malaysia.
A typical construction project involves many trades and participants, who are linked with other upstream and downstream industries Ng, a. These include suppliers of construction materials, transportation companies, manufacturers of plant and machinery, etc.
However, very often there will be loss of opportunity for the public to benefit from the intended purposes of the projects Bavani, For private non-housing projects, the consequences are mainly limited to a few project players, i. Nevertheless, the affected parties may suffer devastating losses such as monetary losses, bad reputation, and even bankruptcies.
For private housing projects, however, tens of thousands of house buyers are immediately victimised every year See Table 1.Dean’s Roundup: 13 January Dear All, A big welcome to Nasrine Seraji as Head of the Department of Architecture.
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