Here are the 5 most searched properties for rent in Petaling Jaya

Looking for a place closer to Village Park Nasi Lemak? Then, you should not miss these 5 most searched properties for rent in Petaling Jaya (PJ).

E Curve, Mutiara Damansara. © Wasin Pummarin/ gettyimages

Petaling Jaya (better known as PJ) is famous for its hipster eateries and chic cafes. But, did you know that it was originally developed as the satellite township for Kuala Lumpur? Other than being the country’s first planned town, it is also home to Asia’s largest trampoline park, Jump Street Asia. Even though travelling to PJ can be quite a stretch especially during peak hours, the LRT 3 that is expected to be completed in 2024 will further ease the journey to this part of Klang Valley as it broadens the public transportation route from the existing Kelana Jaya Line LRT.

Previously, we have shared the top 5 most searched areas to rent in Klang Valley and PJ is at number one! As life is buzzing in this township, let’s check the 5 most searched properties for rent in PJ for anyone looking for a place to call home. We have compiled a list of the most searched areas using data from iProperty.com.my’s big data solution, iPropertyIQ.com. This is based on the review period from January 2019 to September 2019. The properties are ranked in ascending order and is presented in the form of the search percentage.

5. Tropicana City Tropics

Search percentage: 4.0%

Tropicana City Tropics is situated in the prime area of SS2, PJ. It comes with an elegant design and contemporary equipment that fit today’s urban living. It is also part of Tropicana City Mall. This residence offers seven layouts for buyers to choose from – three types of lofts and four standard layouts. On top of that, accessibility to Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong (LDP), SPRINT Highway and New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) is convenient and directly accessible.

Type: Serviced residence

Location: No. 3, Jalan SS20/27, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Median rental price: RM 2,000/ month

Built-up:

  • 625 sq ft – 1,176 sq ft
  • 601 units

Year of completion: 2010

Facilities:

  • Nursery
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna
  • Wading pool
  • 40m lap pool
  • Squash and tennis court
  • Housekeeping etc.

4. Uptown Residences

Search percentage: 4.35%

If you are looking for a luxury residential property in Damansara Utama, Uptown Residences is one of them. This residence equips its tenants with the best of luxurious facilities. Residents are not only surrounded by lush greeneries, but they can also spend hours relaxing at the poolside lounge.

Unlike a normal condominium, there’s a garden with edible vegetables and plants in the area. Uptown Residences is comprised of two towers – the family tower and lifestyle tower.  The family tower consists of nine layouts including four penthouse layouts for buyers and renters to choose from. On the other hand, the lifestyle tower offers four layouts – three standard layouts and one type of penthouse.

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan SS21/60, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Median rental price: RM 4,600/ month

Built-up:

  • 734 sq ft – 6,578 sq ft
  • 380 units

Year of completion: 2014

Facilities:

  • Wellness zone
  • Spa
  • Terrace seating
  • Sauna
  • Sports zone
  • Swimming pool
  • Activity centre
  • Whirlpool etc.

3. Icon Residenz 1 @ Icon City

Search percentage: 4.35%

Icon Residenz 1 is a combination of service apartments, a hotel, Small Office/ Home Office (SoHo), Small Office/Virtual Office (SoVo) and retail shops. It is situated at the intersection of the LDP and Federal Highway and accessibility is excellent with connectivity to other highways and major roads like the NKVE, ELITE, NPE, and KESAS. The closest train station is Setia Jaya KTM station which is about 3.5km away. There is also the Sunway-Setia Jaya BRT station a few steps away from the train station. There are four layouts (including i-SoVos) to choose from and the units come with a complete bathroom set, a fully built-in kitchen cabinet and white goods.

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan SS21/60, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Median rental price: RM 1,900/ month

Built-up:

  • 675 sq ft – 1,405 sq ft
  • 323 units

Year of completion: 2016

Facilities:

  • BBQ deck
  • Sun deck
  • Roof garden
  • Sky pool
  • Sauna etc.

2. Seventeen Residences (Biji Living)

Search percentage: 5.69%

This serviced residence was formerly known as Biji Living. It is situated in Seksyen 17, PJ. Seventeen Residences is an integrated development where a shopping mall and public amenities are all a hop, skip and jump away. The Phileo Damansara MRT station is within 1.3km while it takes about a 10-minute drive to TTDI. On top of that, this area benefits from excellent connectivity as it has direct access to main roads and highways like SPRINT, Federal Highway, NKVE and LDP.

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan 17/29, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Median rental price: RM 1,900/ month

Built-up:

  • 550 sq ft – 1,095 sq ft
  • 425 units

Year of completion: 2019

Facilities:

  • Jogging path
  • Landscape garden
  • Playground
  • Gymnasium
  • Kids pool
  • Swimming pool etc.

1. MOST SEARCHED PROPERTY: PJ Midtown

Search percentage: 6.35%

This energy-efficient residence is located at the commercial area of Seksyen 13, PJ. It is a Green Building Index (GBI) Gold compliant development as it works towards the preservation of the environment. The residential units come in three layouts – Type A, B, and C. The units are partially furnished and come with built-in cabinets. The security system in this residence is top-notch complete with panic buttons and a digital lock for the main entrance. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is within 1.5km while the University of Malaya is about 3km away from PJ Midtown

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan 13/2 Off Jalan Kemajuan, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Median rental price: RM 2,300/ month

Built-up:

  • 600 sq ft – 1,200 sq ft
  • 758 units

Year of completion: 2018

Facilities:

  • Kindergarten
  • BBQ area
  • Jogging path
  • Swimming pool
  • Wading pool
  • Sun deck etc.

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