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History

old-bob-agency_sThe name New Bob Group of Companies reflects the success story of a company which started business under the name of Bob Agency. The local presence and reputation which the company has built is a fulfillment of the corporate dream born in Penang in 1959.

Established formally as Bob Agency in 1959, the company started by catering primarily to the housing needs of the British Forces and Royal Australian Airforce personnel leading the company to become the first real estate company in Penang as well as the northern region of Malaysia. The name was later changed to New Bob Realty Sdn. Bhd. and is still a leading real estate company in the northern region today offering our clients opportunities to successfully invest, sell, or lease residential and commercial properties in the market. We specialize in Buying/Selling, Lease/Rental and Property Management.

  • The company was incorporated under the Company’s Act as NEW BOB REALTY SDN BHD on 3rd April 1981.
  • Initially catered to serve the housing needs of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) personnel.
  • Services were soon extended not only to residents of Penang but also to companies, factories, financial institutions, expatriate communities and foreign multi-national corporations.
  • Handled over 30,000 property transactions including some 1,000 properties presently managed by the Company on behalf of the owners.

 

Commitment

We take pride in providing personal, responsive and uncompromising service through our team of professionals who has the depth of resources to deliver comprehensive services and real value to our clients. With a workforce of more than 150 skilled personnel and professionals, we bring to business the philosophy of providing the best possible service to our clients while focusing on enhancing the value of their real estate.

 

Team

old-building_sWith a solid foundation of operating expertise across the real estate industry, we provide clients with a growing array of advisory and management services; New Bob Realty has built a tradition of dedicating itself in delivering distinguished standards towards clients achieve the best offered by the industry that incorporate both residential and commercial properties. From its humble beginnings with a meager workforce of 5 persons, today the company has more than 100 employees with 4 branches extending the services of New Bob Realty to the people of Penang, the northern region and also to the expatriate community in finding accommodation in Penang. With years of experience in the ownership, management and marketing of properties we are very specialized in our field as evidenced by the 4 departments viz Rent Residential, Sales Residential, Rent Commercial and Sales Commercial with the success of handling over 30,000 property transactions including more than 1,000 properties presently managed by the company on behalf of the owners.

 

How ERA is link to New Bob

New Bob is a member of and also is in association with ERA International Network, a leading residential real estate brokerage franchisor, with approximately 3,000 franchise and company owned offices and approximately 38,000 sales associates located in 45 countries and territories. ERA assist their counterparts around the world by providing professional training and sharing of best practices from around the world, hence raising the bar of professionalism to the real estate industry in the member’s country of operation. In a market where the majority of real estate practitioners continue to operate with the traditional practices of the past, ERA provides the latest, most innovative and most comprehensive training programs, plus sharing with members some of the best practices, innovative products and services from other parts of the world with a strong commitment to give customers the highest level of service possible in the industry. With such a tie-up, New Bob is confident that clients would greatly benefit from such an association! For more information on ERA, do visit them at www.eramalaysia.com

 

Offices

Apart from its Head Office situated within New Bob Centre in Gottlieb Road, Penang, New Bob Realty has since expanded and commissioned other branches in Butterworth, Bukit Mertajam, Sungai Petani, and Alor Setar, which are strategically positioned to accommodate the rapid area development and customer convenience.