Citizen is an upcoming project by Country Grove Development (a member of Binastra Land) located about 8 minutes away from OUG Plaza in Old Klang Road. A search at the Company Commission of Malaysia shows that the shareholders are Binastra Land and Datin Liew Su-Wen. This development is under a freehold tenure, and it will be established just next to Dato’ Lee Chong Wei’s Sports Complex.Citizen offers 711 semi-furnished units within three blocks of serviced apartments. The units range from standard units of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with built-up area of 852 sf, to premium units of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with built-up area of 1,094 sf. The premium unit also has an extra study room that can either be used as a study room or turned into a gym room, guest room, or extra family room. Future residents at Citizen will be pampered with a myriad of facilities such as lap pool with Jacuzzi seats, lounge pool with aqua gym, kid’s pool with water play, barbecue terrace, sauna / steam room, picnic areas, outdoor gym, games room, kindergarten, badminton courts, ping pong room and many more. To top that, Citizen will also be secured with a 3-tier security system.There are many amenities available within the vicinity of Citizen. These amenities include educational hubs, clinics, hypermarkets, local eateries, restaurants, cafes and many shop-office buildings. For public transportation services, there several stations nearby, such as KTM Petaling, KTM Pantai Dalam, Bus Terminal Jalan Othman and RapidKL LRT Sri Petaling.Strategically situated in Old Klang Road, Citizen is not only easily accessible by public transportation, but it is near many main roads. Hence, it is within a short driving distance, during clear traffic, to Kuala Lumpur (about 20 minutes), Petaling Jaya (about 10 minutes), Puchong (about 20 minutes) and Subang Jaya (about 15 minutes).
Property Details Name: Citizen Address: Off Jalan Seri Sentosa 2A, Old Klang Road, 58000 Kuala Lumpur. Developer: Binastra Land Type: Serviced Apartment Tenure: Freehold No. of Blocks: 3 No. of Units: 711 No. of Bedrooms: 2 - 3 No. of Bathrooms: 2 Built-up: 852 - 1,094 sf Launch Price: RM500,000 - RM800,000
Layouts Standard unit 2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms (852 sf) Premium unit 3 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms + 1 study (1,094 sf)
Facilities Futsal court Outdoor gym Table tennis Sauna & steam room BBQ pit Children’s playground Kindergarten Basketball Olympic-size lap pool Children’s pool Cafeteria Games room Jacuzzi cum leisure pool 3-tier security
Analysis Binastra Land obtained its class ‘A’ construction license in 1984 and started to venture into property development in 2005. Since then, it has successfully completed many quality property developments including houses, apartments, condominiums, commercial, as well as industrial spaces within the Klang Valley area.In 2014, Binastra Land was recognised by the prestigious International Property Awards for excellent architecture at The Park @ Bukit Serdang. Some of their other completed projects are 32 Avenue Phase 2 @ Bukit Serdang, Megah 18 Phase 2 @ Bukit Jelutong and Green Terrain @ Cheras South.Developed by the same reputable developer, Citizen will feature some of these unique key selling points. Citizen is considered as one of the cheapest luxury projects in Old Klang Road, and it is within an affordable range, with potential for substantial appreciation. Capital appreciation is evident from the properties near Citizen. For example, the transacted prices for the terrace houses at Jalan Seri Sentosa 4 were slightly below RM100 psf towards the end of 2011, but around early 2014 the prices went up to approximately RM400 psf.Over the years, Old Klang Road has turned into a bustling residential and commercial with retail malls and infrastructure facilities. Besides the current public transportation, there is also a proposed monorail extension coming to Old Klang Road. This extension will connect Old Klang Road to KL Sentral, with several other stations located within the areas of KL Eco City, Taman Desa, Taman Gembira, Plaza OUG, Taman Sentosa and Taman Dato’ Harun. The rising value of Old Klang Road address is not only due to its proximity to Kuala Lumpur’s city centre and to the other national landmarks, but it has also become a sought-after address for residences and businesses. The nearby Mid Valley Megamall (less than 15 minutes’ drive) also adds to the value of the Old Klang Road address.