Property Insights & Reviews : Section 17

Section 17

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Section 17 is a freehold housing estate located in Petaling Jaya. It neighbours Section 13, SS2, Glomac Damansara and Desa Kiara. It is located approximately 10 minutes away from PJ State which is the business and commercial hub of Petaling Jaya, while travel to the Kuala Lumpur city centre takes only 20 minutes.The houses in Section 17 of Petaling Jaya consists mainly of double storey terrace houses and bungalows. These homes come in various sizes, ranging between 1,300 sf for the lower end homes up to 6,579 sf for the bungalows. Prices for these homes are high due to their location, ranging between RM650,000 and RM3,400,000. Some of the benefits of obtaining a home in Section 17, Petaling Jaya is the fact that most of these homes have been extensively renovated over the years, giving them unique designs. Most of the homes are also partially furnished with built-in kitchen cabinets, and many of them also boast both wet and dry kitchens.Being purely a residential area, the neighbourhood of Section 17 does not boast any facilities. There is however a morning market in the area every morning, where by night it transforms into a roadside hawker centre. Lining the roads of this area are also many hawker restaurants that cater to residents and office workers during lunch, as well as a number of excellent printing shops.The property prices of Section 17 have increased voluminously over the years, as many universities were built in the area. Some of them include Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Universiti Malaya and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. Also just down the road is Universiti Hospital as well as the secondary school SMK Sultan Abdul Samad. The local shopping mall is the upscale Jaya 33 as well as Tropicana City Mall.In terms of accessibility, Section 17 is accessible via the Lebuhraya Damansara - Puchong (LDP), and has easy access to Federal Highway, Sprint Highway and the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). The main trunk road that serves the neighbourhood is Jalan Universiti, where there are bus stops on both sides of the road, providing extensive transportation around town.

Property Details

  • Name: Section 17
  • Address: Off Jalan Universiti, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Type: Terrace & Bungalow
  • No. of Storey
  • Terrace: 1 & 2
  • Bungalow: 2
  • No. of Bedrooms
  • Terrace: From 3
  • Bungalow: From 4
  • No. of Bathrooms
  • Terrace: From 2
  • Bungalow: From 3
  • Built-up: From 1,300 sf
  • Subsale Price:
  • Rental:
  • Facilities

  • Morning market
  • Mini mart
  • Market Trends

    Latest transaction in Section 17, Petaling Jaya

    SPA Date Address Size Price
    02/11/2016 Jalan X/X 4585 ft2 1650000
    03/10/2016 Jalan X/X 1647 ft2 1200000
    04/08/2016 Jalan X/X 2530 ft2 1180000
    04/07/2016 Jalan X/X 1496 ft2 1060000
    03/07/2016 Jalan X/X 1604 ft2 600000


    Section 17 abuts the Damansara Highway and forms part of the northern boundary of Petaling Jaya. It is one of the largest residential sectors in Petaling Jaya with a good mix of bungalows, link house and terrace houses. It is a favourite place for University Malaya students.Section 17 is located near Eastin Hotel. The major landmarks are Lisa De Inn hotel and a wet market. Across Jalan Universiti is Section 13, one of the dominant business and corporate address in Petaling Jaya and home to many prestigious Malaysian and foreign business such as Colgate Palmolive, Dutch Lady office, Aluminium Company of Malaysia, Philips, Home Expo, UTAR, Sin Chew Jit Poh, Menara Merais and Millennium Court. Other adjoining areas are residential with appropriate supporting facilities. Schools can be found in Section 17A, Section 19 and a short distance away in Section 12, Section 14 and SS2. There is a mosque located in Section 14, Section 16 and SS2, while there are churches and temples in Section 19. It is surrounded by mini markets, food stalls and restaurants too.Overall, Section 17 is and will continue to be an excellent investment area, as it is located in a prime location where land is scarce, where factories such as Fraser & Neave Holdings Berhad (F&N) have even converted their factory in the area to become a commercial area where they will be building a mixed development of shopping mall and serviced apartment.


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