One of the major developer in Sandakan is IJM and their new double storey house now cost up to 300k. Using Donald Trump tactics of selling the 1st phase cheaper and 2nd phase much more expensive, indirectly jack up property prices in sandakan. They succesfully "produce" a so called Real Estate Industry Market in Sandakan. Some of Sandakan 0ld bangalows has been turn into money-spinning-machines, like The English Tea House and Agnes Keith House but most are beyond repair as their has been robbed to the bone by Illegal Immigrants to build their Huts!
The most famous construction site in Sandakan is this piece of land belong to one of the infamous legendary Balak-King. Located at the busiest traffic junction in sandakan making people wondering what is he planning. The site has been no development for 5 years or so and there is rumour that it be build as hotel at last.
Mile4 is the new happening centre in Sandakan. This is the busiest pub in Sandakan because of its good location where anyone can see everyone and anyone can be seen everyone.