Highest Capital Growth: Top 5 Condos & Terraces in 2017


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Thinking of investing in 2018 but unsure where to start? No worries, we’ve done the research for you and combed through iPropertyiQ.com to identify the best performing residential projects throughout Malaysia in terms of capital appreciation. 

Unsurprisingly, 4 of the top winners were garnered by condos in the Klang Valley while the number one spot went to Malacca. In the terrace home category, Johor conquered the first four positions, with Ipoh rounding up the list.

The winners were ranked according to the highest year-on-year growth in property value from October 2016 to September 2017 (Refer to footnotes). Sales data is captured from the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) and compiled by iProperty.com’s big data solution, iPropertyiQ.com.


1. Casa Lago Apartments, Malacca City

»Capital Appreciation: 26.7%

Source: Google Maps

  • Price Range: From RM300,000
  • Built-up: 860 sq ft – 1,152 sq ft

READ: Malaysia’s top 5 best-selling residential projects

2. Serdang Sky Villas, Taman Serdang Perdana, Seri Kembangan

»Capital Appreciation: 26.6%

Source: iProperty.com

  • Price Range: From RM178,000
  • Built-up: 554 sq ft – 1,064 sq ft

3. Maisson Residence, Ara Damansara

»Capital Appreciation: 20.4%

Source: Google Maps

  • Price Range: From RM300,000
  • Built-up: 481 sq ft – 1,594 sq ft

4. 8 Kinrara Serviced Apartment, Bandar Kinrara, Puchong

»Capital Appreciation: 15.7%

Source: iProperty.com

  • Price Range: From RM420,000
  • Built-up: 623 sq ft – 1,286 sq ft

READ: 17 properties in Kuala Lumpur within 1km from the LRT Kelana Jaya Line

5. Casa Subang, USJ1, Subang Jaya

»Capital Appreciation: 15.2%

Source: www.facebook.com/CasaSubang/

  • Price Range: From RM280,000
  • Built-up: 682 sq ft – 1,555 sq ft


1.Taman Desaru Utama, Kota Tinggi, Johor

»Capital Appreciation: 54.8%

  • Price Range: From RM298,000
  • Built-up: 1,113 sq ft (Single-storey) – 2,240 sq ft (Double-storey)

2. Taman Melawati, Skudai, Johor 

»Capital Appreciation: 54.1%

Source: Google Maps

  • Price Range: From RM325,000
  • Built-up: 855 sq ft (Single-storey) – 1,800 sq ft (Double-storey, corner lot)

READ: Top 5 most searched properties for rent in Mont Kiara

3. Taman Tangkak Jaya, Tangkak, Johor

»Capital Appreciation: 51.8%

Source: Google Maps

  • Price Range: From RM85,000
  • Built-up: 644 sq ft (Single-storey) – 1,540 sq ft (Double-storey)

4. Taman Mewah Kulai, Kulai, Johor 

»Capital Appreciation: 50.2%

Source: Google Maps

  • Price Range: From RM145,000
  • Built-up: 441 sq ft – 880 sq ft (Single-storey)

5. Taman Kledang Menglembu, Menglembu, Ipoh 

»Capital Appreciation: 50%

Source: Google Maps

  • Price Range: From RM86,000
  • Built-up: 887 sq ft (Double-storey)

READ: 5 auction properties in Subang Jaya below RM 800,000

1) The data from JPPH officially record a property transaction once the stamp duty for the Sales and Purchase Agreement is paid, hence why the review period ended in September 2017, as the data from JPPH has not been released yet. Analytics are based on the data available at the date of publication and may be subject to revision as and when more data becomes available.

2) The capital growth value shown is the average capital appreciation of all transactions within the project/scheme throughout the review period.

3 ) Residential projects with less than 10 transactions were not taken into consideration when selecting the top 5 winners.

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