Top 3 transit-oriented developments in Malaysia 2018

These transit-oriented developments (TODs) exemplify the concept of ‘Work, Play, Live & Learn’ with an abundance of amenities, attractions, and public transportations, all within walking distance from the development. These developments also encourage a community that reduces carbon footprint with facilities being nearby.


Paramount Properties Sdn Bhd & Sunny Uptown Sdn Bhd: Bangsar South, Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur


A much sought after business and lifestyle hub.

Bangsar South is a one-stop integrated city development offering maximum business space and living flexibility that includes Grade A offices, innovative co-working spaces, convention centre, retail, dining, hotels, residential condominiums and serviced suites.

The development’s fully integrated urban formation, spread over 60 acres with an estimated Gross Development Value of over RM10bil and a forecast population of 35,000 upon completion, makes it a much sought after address in the city.

Much thought has also been given on catering the future needs of the community with amenities that include an award-winning six-acre central park and urban lifestyle centre. The development also easily accessible via covered pedestrian bridges and complimentary shuttle bus service.

Strategically located close to the city centre, with excellent transport connectivity to major highways and LRT stations, this urban enclave also enjoys MSC Malaysia Cybercentre status and the Green Building Index (GBI) provisional gold certification for designated areas.


ASM Development (KL) Sdn Bhd: Maju Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur


Vibrant living options for the city dweller

Located at Sungai Besi, Maju Kuala Lumpur is a modern, urban self-contained township comprising double-storey serviced apartments, malls, sports complexes and more.

The unique double volume loft concept offers high ceilings in dining and living areas, giving an extra space amidst tastefully appointed layouts as one enjoys spectacular views of the city skyline from the comfort of the living room.

Work out at the gym, enjoy a game of futsal, badminton or basketball with friends at the multi-purpose sports area or discover a wide choice of retail and dining options right at the doorstep that offers an exciting culinary and shopping experience.

Other leisurely pursuits include the nature pavilion, yoga zone, children’s playground and an outdoor theatre while a unique hygienic waste collection system ensures a healthy environment.

As a transit-oriented development, Maju Kuala Lumpur enjoys excellent connectivity via MRT and rail stations as well as major highways to other parts of the city.


Tropicana Indah Sdn Bhd: Tropicana Gardens, Kota Damansara, Selangor


Luxuriously exclusive, superbly connected

Located in the mature township of Kota Damansara, Tropicana Gardens is a 17-acre mixed-use development comprising four exclusive residential towers, an award-winning one million square feet shopping mall conceptualised by world-renowned architecture firm the Jerde Partnership, and signature office spaces.

With the emphasis on creating a healthy and sustainable environment, all residences incorporate ‘green’ features that comply with Green Building Index (GBI) accreditation standards.

Dianthus, the latest and final residential tower launched, comprises luxury serviced residences ranging from 601 sq ft to 1,406 sq ft.

More than 30 five-star facilities, including a sky gym, yoga deck, steam room, sauna and thematic pools are spread across two levels of the Recreational Promenade and Sky Sanctuary while a Visitor Management System forms part of an elaborate multi-tiered security system.

Tropicana Gardens enjoys the added advantage of being directly connected to the Suria MRT Station on the Sungai Buloh-Kajang line, besides being readily accessible via the Damansara-Puchong (LDP), New Klang Valley (NKVE) expressways, Sprint Highway and Penchala Link. Awards 2018: Jewels of Johor is back to reward real estate developers who have contributed to the expansion of Johor’s real estate industry, breaking new grounds with creativity and innovation in housing design and practice.

The registration of this year’s Jewels of Johor award is open until July 25.

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