The eastern corner of Peninsular Malaysia is brimming with economic activity and growth. With the human labour migrating over to this region, Johor is ready to answer the demand for additional housing. Seamlessly integrating technology, connectivity and lifestyle amenities, homebuyers and property investors should watch out for these five comprehensive township developments.
Located in Mukim Plentong, Johor Bahru, Bandar Seri Alam is a township developed by Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd.
The development spans approximately 3,762 acres and is home to some of the world’s leading educational institutions for all ages.
Besides being a great educational hub, Bandar Seri Alam is composed of various house types, business and commercial establishments.
The township also boasts educational, health and security facilities with a generous amount of amenities such as resorts, restaurants, banks and a post office, making it a suitable place for families to move in as they quickly adjust to the new life.
Forest City by Country Garden Pacificview is a mix-use development that contains four reclaimed islands and is located in the centre of Iskandar, Johor.
This development is only five kilometres away from Singapore’s Second Link, spanning approximately 3,425 acres. In addition, Forest City is also close to the KL-Singapore high-speed rail.
With an ambitious plan of separating pedestrians from vehicles, Forest City’s unique design plan is composed of two layers. The lower layer is composed of a network of carefully planned roads and parking bays while the upper layer comprises rooftop gardens, sky gardens and much more.
The blend of nature, technology and living space makes Forest City a perfect place for those who want to return home to a serene environment after a long day at work.
Situated in the bustling Iskandar Malaysia is Horizon Hills, a joint venture development between Gamuda Land and UEM Sunrise.
The integrated residential township spans approximately 1,200 acres and is considered a low-density development. Set on a natural undulating hilly terrain, Horizon Hills provides a breath of fresh air to life with its stunning vistas, 18-hole Par 72 designer golf course, waterways, forest reserves and thematic parks.
It is also composed of 11 residential precincts with built-ups of 2,111 sq ft – 2,561 sq ft. Horizon Hills is ideal for residents who not only want to experience relaxing, lush greenery but to also partake in outdoor activities.
Located in the Eastern Zone of Iskandar Malaysia, Meridin East is a mixed development township developed by Mah Sing Group Bhd.
Spread across 1,313 acres, Meridin East will comprise more than 10,000 units of double-storey link homes, cluster homes, semi-detached homes, bungalows, condominiums, apartments, shop offices and light industrial properties.
Strategically placed beside Singapore, Senai-Desaru and the Pasir Gudang Highway, Meridin East is also located nearby to a host of major avenues such as the Johor Bahru Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex (CIQ). In other words, Meridin East excels in both form and function.
Taman Mutiara Rini is an integrated township developed by Mutiara Rini Sdn Bhd, a member of the Boustead and LTAT Group of Companies.
Spread across 1,438 acres of former oil palm plantation, Taman Mutiara Rini will eventually have 11,203 units of residential houses and commercial units over a planned development period of 25 years.
The Johor Bahru City Centre is located only 13 kilometres north-west of the township and is easily accessible via the Skudai Highway. Mutiara Rini is also surrounded by established housing estates, namely Taman University, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Taman Skudai Baru and Taman Sri Orkid.