INTRODUCTION

Being involved in the building and construction industry, Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (SHEDA) is recognized as the official channel of communication on matters affecting these industries. With the launch of SHEDA back in year 1993, members from all corners of Sarawak come together to plan and execute development plans to build a better future for Sarawak.

SHEDA aims to provide a forum for the advancement of interest of companies engaged in property development with a view to raise the standard of the industry, establish a  code of conduct and ethics, and promote goodwill among members. SHEDA’s objective is to establish an interactive network between developers and those parties directly or generally involved in the building and construction industry. The registration of these Associations will provide SHEDA with a database of those providing services, supplying materials and supporting activities whilst SHEDA’s various programmes will facilitate personal interaction between SHEDA’s members and the Registered Associates to make the nexus even more cohesive.

SHEDA is headed by a team of dynamic Council members who are tasked with running the Association, which comprises of the member involved in the housing and real estate industry.

Being involved in the building and construction industry, Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (SHEDA) is recognized as the official channel of communication on matters affecting these industries. With the launch of SHEDA back in year 1993, members from all corners of Sarawak come together to plan and execute development plans to build a better future for Sarawak.

SHEDA aims to provide a forum for the advancement of interest of companies engaged in property development with a view to raise the standard of the industry, establish a  code of conduct and ethics, and promote goodwill among members. SHEDA’s objective is to establish an interactive network between developers and those parties directly or generally involved in the building and construction industry. The registration of these Associations will provide SHEDA with a database of those providing services, supplying materials and supporting activities whilst SHEDA’s various programmes will facilitate personal interaction between SHEDA’s members and the Registered Associates to make the nexus even more cohesive.

SHEDA is headed by a team of dynamic Council members who are tasked with running the Association, which comprises of the member involved in the housing and real estate industry.

SHDA / SHEDA Historic Milestones
6 July 1993
1993 – 2002
1998
2000
2002 – 2004
2004 – 2005
8 November 2005
2005 – 2009
2006
20 April 2007
10 August 2007
2009
2009 – 2015
2014
2015 – 2018
2017
2018 – 2021
6 July 2015

6 July 1993

Sarawak Housing Developers’ Association (SHDA) was established

Registered with the Registrar of Societies Malaysia with only 27 property development companies in Sarawak as members.

1993 – 2002

The late YBhg Datu Mustapha Besar was elected as SHDA’s Chairman

1998

1st SARBEX was organised

2000

SHEDA Constitution was launched

2002 – 2004

Dato Ir Sr Alex Ting Kuang Kuo was elected as SHDA’s Chairman

2004 – 2005

Dato William Wei How Sieng was elected as SHDA’s Chairman

8 November 2005

SHDA name was changed to Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (SHEDA)

SHDA name was changed to SHEDA to broaden the association memberships. Other developers within the real estate industry other than housing could join the association. 

2005 – 2009

Dato William Wei how Sieng was elected as SHEDA’s President

2006

Introduction of SHEDA Property Man of the Year

The intention of the Award was to honour exceptional individuals who were not only successful within the housing and real estate industry but had also made significant contributions to the welfare of the State, be it through corporate social responsibility or other socio-economic involvement.

20 April 2007

Code of Practice was launched

SHEDA Code of Practice was launched to portray the professionalism of the association.

10 August 2007

Procurement of 1st property (Existing Secretariat Office)

2009

Inauguration of SHEDA Excellence Awards

These awards recognize outstanding design-to-delivery achievements of developers who contribute to the calibre and dynamic landscape of property developments in Sarawak.

2009 – 2015

Hj, Zaidi Bin Ahmad was elected as SHEDA’s President

2014

SARBEX re-named to SHEDA Property Expo

2015 – 2018

Mr. Joseph Wong Kee Liong was elected as SHEDA’s President

2017

Kuching Branch – Procurement of 1st Property

2018 – 2021

Dr. Christopher Ngui was elected as SHEDA’s President

6 July 2015

Establishment of branches

Objectives of SHEDA
  • To promote and co-ordinate throughout the state of Sarawak the development of land and construction of buildings for residential, commercial, industrial and related purposes by Members with a view towards contributing effectively to the economic development of the state; towards providing housing and assisting the proper development of buildings for commercial, industrial and residential proposes in a pleasant environment, towards assisting the Government and its agencies; towards securing proper and planned development of land for the purposes specified above; towards assisting the proper distribution of units of the aforementioned categories and towards assisting the creation of better and wider employment opportunities in the building industry.
  • To promote measures aimed at improving the techniques and methods in the development and of land building construction by Members throughout the state;
  • Establish a communication link between developers and the government or relevant authorities in matters affecting the industry generally;
  • Provide an environment for continuous discussion, dialogues, and consultation with the Government or Government Authorities on issue of mutual interest, and among Members for the purpose of charting a common direction in matters affecting their interest;
  • Establish association or affiliation with other organizations in Malaysia having similar aims objectives.
  • To assist, aid or make donations towards any charitable, research or educational purpose.
  • Establish norms or standard or standard of practice, conduct and ethics for the industry with a view to providing the impetus for self-regulation; and
  • Collect the disseminate information which may be of general interest to Members.