• With the expansion of the Klang Valley Integrated Transit System, savvy property buyers are securing homes near train stations to take advantage of the current and future rail connectivity.

Train station is the new “location” now for property hunting. That is not surprising as living near a light rail transit (LRT) station or mass rapid transit (MRT) station comes with many perks. 

The Klang Valley’s extensive rail network, comprising over 15 interconnected lines from LRT Kelana Jaya Line to Express Rail Link (ERL), ensures easy access to multiple destinations within Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya. Whether you want to visit Suria KLCC mall or catch a flight at the KL International Airport, just hop on the train, catch up on your work or entertainment, and hop off on arrival. 

With the LRT3 Shah Alam Line scheduled to be opened on March 1, 2025; and the MRT3 Circle Line – the final piece to complete the urban rail network with 10 interchange stations – slated for completion in 2030, city folk are really looking forward to faster and greener commuting soon.

Travelling time and costs will be reduced as you spend less on petrol, car maintenance, tolls, and parkings, especially in the city centre, which typically costs nothing less than RM10 per day. In comparison, parking at LRT or MRT stations with Park N’ Ride facilities will only cost you RM4.30 per day. Enjoy further savings with promotions such as the current My50 unlimited travel pass for all RapidKL rail and bus services for only RM50 per month.

So, if you are looking to purchase a home in a transit-oriented development or close to rail convenience, here are five upcoming projects you can check out:

1 The Atera
This iconic urban living marvel is poised to rejuvenate the mature Section 14 neighbourhood in Petaling Jaya. The Atera boasts a strategic location near the Asia Jaya LRT station, which is just a short 400m away with a dedicated covered pedestrian path and bicycle lane. 

Developed by Paramount Property, this high-rise serviced apartment features two- to four-bedroom units, with the dual-key units designed to facilitate fuss-free multi-generational families. 

With built-up areas from 775 sq ft to 1,420 sq ft, these homes are also equipped with a complimentary Smart Home System and partially furnished for an easier move-in experience. 

Priced from RM633,800, The Atera is slated for completion in November 2027. 

Find out more about The Atera here.

2 Alora Residences

Alora Residences is the first phase of 2Fifth Avenue, an integrated development by Avaland Bhd. The rainforest-inspired development is strategically located in Subang Jaya, where the USJ 21 LRT station is a mere 300m away via a covered walkway.     
    
The serviced apartment offers spacious three- to four-bedroom units with built-ups between 923 and 1,457 sq ft, making them ideal for family living. Priced from RM693,800, each unit features smart switches in the living room, along with smart home-ready infrastructure for future home upgrades. 

The expected completion for this project is set for the third quarter of 2027.

Get more details on Alora Residences here.

3 Edelweiss Serviced Residences

For those who want to buy into Tropicana Gardens, check out Edelweiss Serviced Residences, the fifth and final tower of the well-established mixed integrated development in Petaling Jaya.

Developed by Tropicana Corp Bhd, it is conveniently located within a brief stroll to numerous amenities. For even more choices, just take an approximately 200m walk through a covered pedestrian bridge, and you will reach the Surian MRT station, which is only a single stop from Mutiara Damansara station and two stops from Bandar Utama station. So, no need to fret about parking in IKEA Damansara, IPC Shopping Centre or 1 Utama Shopping Centre.    

Edelweiss Serviced Residences delivers a variety of layout sizes tailored to meet the needs of different target markets, offering one- to three-bedroom units with built-ups ranging from 556 to 1,111 sq ft. These residences are equipped with a multi-tiered security system and a smart home system. 

With prices from RM512,000 and a scheduled completion date in May 2024, there are limited units left. 

Discover more on Edelweiss Serviced Residences here.

4 The Vesta Residences

If you are looking for a family home in close proximity to the city centre, The Vesta Residences in Setiawangsa will be an ideal choice. The Setiawangsa LRT station is just a five-minute drive away, where parking is available. In the future, the proposed AU2 MRT station from the upcoming MRT3 Circle Line will just be a two-minute walk from this high-rise serviced residence. 

Nestled within the well-known 13.6-acre mixed-use SkySierra township developed by SkyWorld Development Bhd, The Vesta Residence offers a stunning view of the KL city skyline and the soothing greens of Bukit Dinding. 

With built-ups ranging from 715 to 1,125 sq ft, young couples and families can choose between two-bedroom and 3+1-bedroom units. Also, have we mentioned that it is only a two-minute walk to the AEON AU2 mall across the road? 

Priced from RM411,000, the project is slated for completion in March 2027.

Learn more about The Vesta Residences here.

5 The Bayan Residences 

Located within the fully gated-and-guarded Puchong Legenda township in Puchong, this landed 3-storey biophilic development is only a three-minute drive to IOI Puchong Jaya LRT station and shopping haven IOI Mall. The LRT station also comes with a Park N’ Ride facility for parking convenience. 

A serene sanctuary developed by Huges Development Sdn Bhd, The Bayan Residences features 4+2 bedroom units with spacious built-ups from 3,164 sq ft to 4,719 sq ft. The neighbourhood also comes with wide 50ft roads for smoother traffic flow.

Priced from RM1,458,000, the estimated completion for this project is in 2025.  

Further information on The Bayan Residences can be obtained here.

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