Ayer Itam

The median sale at Ayer Itam, Penang, Malaysia is RM 360,000

RM 181,500
RM 243 (PSF)
RM 360,000
RM 410 (PSF)
RM 627,500
RM 553 (PSF)


Air Itam is a tourist destination about 6 kilometres outside of Georgetown, Penang Island. It is named after the murky rivers that runs through the district. It is quite a popular tourist destination and among some of the tourist spots includes Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si temple.

Bandar Baru Air Itam is a township that sits within the southern area of Air Itam. The main developer of the area is Farlim Group over the period of many years since the 80’s. At the start of development, Bandar Baru Air Itam was the single largest development undertaken by a private sector developer on the island.

There are still new developments being planned within the 356 acres township with the latest addition being the completion of Farlim Square in end 2016.


Amenities and Facilities

As it is a fairly mature township there are many facilities and amenities available to the residents. For educational needs of residents there are a total of ten primary schools, three high schools and a technical school are located within Air Itam. The school with the longest history is Chung Ling High School, a Chinese school which was founded in 1917. Within the Bandar Baru Air Itam township itself there are two public schools which is Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Air Hitam and Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Indah school.

Many clinics service the area and there is one public clinic which is Klinik Kesihatan Bandar Baru Air Itam within the township. The nearest market is the Bandar Baru Ayer Itam Market along Lebuhraya Thean Teik. The presence of Balai Polis Bandar Baru Ayer Hitam also ensure security within the township.

Farlim Square, the new commercial center which opened in 2016 has made the area more hip with trendy cafes and entertainment outlets. Adjacent to the place is Sunshine Farlim Shopping Mall, which offers a two-storey retail center as well as hypermarket that provides for local groceries needs.


Accessibility and Transportation

The main access to Bandar Baru Air Itam is from Lebuhraya Thean Teik, which cuts through the township and runs from Batu Lanchang Lane to Jalan Paya Terubong. Another access is via Jalan Thean Teik, which links to Jalan Ayer Itam. Rapid Penang buses serve the area in a frequent manner with many stage buses as it is connected to the tourist attractions. 

Past Transactions

Project / TownShipsTypeMedian Price PsfMedian PriceFiled Transactions
Bandar Baru Air ItamFlat,Semi-Detached House,Cluster House,Terrace House,Condominium/Apartment,Detached HouseRM 252RM 231,922412 Transactions
Flat Rifle Range Flat,Condominium/ApartmentRM 139RM 54,994183 Transactions
Desa PermataFlat,Condominium/ApartmentRM 369RM 255,040125 Transactions
Sri Semarak (Asia Heights)Flat,Condominium/ApartmentRM 410RM 299,181122 Transactions
All Seasons ParkCondominium/Apartment,FlatRM 590RM 536,914121 Transactions
Melody HomesFlat,Condominium/ApartmentRM 475RM 337,164116 Transactions
Desa MawarCondominium/Apartment,FlatRM 211RM 113,321107 Transactions
Desa BaiduriFlat,Condominium/ApartmentRM 272RM 169,32396 Transactions
Shineville ParkCondominium/Apartment,FlatRM 324RM 531,51187 Transactions
Taman Lone PineFlat,Condominium/ApartmentRM 319RM 183,51286 Transactions

Rent and Sale Prices in Ayer Itam

BedroomsSale PriceMonthly RentRental Yield
1RM --RM ----
2RM 229,091RM ----
3RM 414,770RM 1,2043.48%
4RM 902,112RM ----
5RM 1,001,143RM ----

Price per Square Foot

SectorPrice Psf (Non Landed)Price Psf (Landed)
Area AverageRM 294RM 397
State AverageRM 328RM 256