For those who are looking for something beyond affordable homes.
They say money cannot buy happiness, but it certainly can buy you a unit at one of these posh establishments at a desirable address, and that might be good enough to put you in a good mood. For every affordable home in the market that costs RM300,000 and below, there is also an opulent counterpart that costs above RM3,000,000.
Now, if you fall in the latter category, here’s a quick look at five most expensive condos to rent in Kuala Lumpur, where coming home is equivalent to stepping into a lavish dream.
If we are talking about luxury, The Binjai on the Park is the epitome of it. Sharing the same address as KLCC, the condominium stands tall with its two blocks, 44 and 45-storey respectively, offering a host of facilities and amenities to please even the most critical customers. Packed with 50-acre park that houses over 1,900 indigenous trees, this development provides a verdant haven for those seeking to escape the city.
Median rental price: RM16, 000
Rental yield: 2.75%
2. One KL
When it comes to lavish condominiums, having a swimming pool is no big deal. But what if there’s a private pool for each unit? That’s what One KL has to offer, alongside their tagline of ’94 Apartments, 95 Swimming Pools.’ Each unit is a three-bedroom duplex with average nett built-up of 3, 500 sq ft. Comprising of 35 storey, this condominium comes with a minimalist architectural appeal, apt for those who prefer their house to be simple and elegant. Some of the outstanding features of this property include motorised curtains, 21 ft high ceiling, shoe rooms that can store more than 100 pairs of shoes as well as lift that is equipped with a fingerprint access system.
Median rental price: RM14, 000
Rental yield: 4.2%
3. Le Nouvel
Designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate and world-renowned architect, Jean Nouvel, Suria Stonor is nothing short of excellence. It is an architectural masterpiece located along Jalan Ampang that comprises of 195 luxurious units spanning across 49-storey and a 43-storey towers. Both towers are connected by a pool deck on the 7th floor and a sky bridge on the 34th floor. Apart from its creators being a major wow factor, this condominium also has a premium location – within a 3-minute walk of KLCC – making it a tad more appealing for homebuyers and investors.
Median rental price: RM13, 000
Rental yield: 3.23%
4. Suria Stonor
Despite being one of the older developments in the city, Suria Stonor is still seen as one of the more outstanding and posh ones. The development is a freehold estate set in a quiet enclave right in the heart of the city that comprises stately royal houses, embassies and official residences in the vicinity. It boasts proximity to Suria KLCC and is popular among expatriates who enjoy the mid-city location yet leafy suburban ambience. Some of the outstanding features of Suria Stonor include a semi-cantilevered swimming 100 ft long pool as well as private lift lobbies for every unit.
Median rental price: RM10, 000
Rental yield: 4.08%
5. The Troika
Sleek, shiny and stylish are the words used to describe these three glass-clad towers with ‘twisting building’ design that poses as a modern architectural creation worth admiring. Housing a total of 231 posh units, The Troika has a four-storey circular podium overlooking a landscaped courtyard dubbed ‘The Necklace.’ But what really takes this development to a whole new level is its Sky Lobby, which is unique in both design and function. Besides that, there are also two double-volume glass-encased bridges connect to it and span the three towers, hence commanding fantastic views of KLCC and the surrounding attractions.
Median rental price: RM8, 877
Rental yield: 3.29%
Written by Rubaa.S