TAMAN KAJANG UTAMA

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Facts of Taman Kajang Utama:

Community: Malay (Majority) Chinese and India (Minority) | Residential: Low & medium cost apartment, terrace house, quarters for teachers | Rental cost: RM350 - RM550 permonth. Restaurants: Malays, Indian,  Chinese Mamak: 24-hours  | Shops & Groceries: many Playground: Yes | Surau: Yes | Masjid: Yes |  Security: Medium | Schools: Primary & Secondary | IPTS: No | Tuition Centers: Yes| Clinics: Yes | Car Workshops: Many

 

Taman Kajang Utama

Inilah salah satu jalan masuk utama ke Taman Kajang Utama dari Kajang SILK highway. Jika anda daripada KL, laluan anda adalah yang di sebelah kanan gambar ini. SILK Highway membelah kawasan ini yang dihubungkan dengan satu jejantas pejalan kaki.

Taman Kajang Utama is one of MRCB's first township projects, and is known for taking concept homes to the masses. Located right next to the SILK Highway and the North-South Expressway, this mixed flagship development encompasses 296-acre of prime residential and commercial land.

It is a mature township with a commercial centre, primary and secondary schools, playgrounds, a mosque and other supporting facilities. Upon full completion in 2008, it will contain a total of 4,300 residential, commercial and industrial units. Next to Taman Kajang Utama is Taman Bukit Mewah which was developed by Intra Tegas Sdn. Bhd.

Map of Taman Kajang Utama. See how SILK Highway and railway for commuter and train divide this area.

 

Taman Kajang Utama | Taman Kajang Sentral | Bazaar Malam Reko Sentral | Reko Sentral

Taman Kajang Utama apartments

Atas: Residential area - medium cost apartments (Sutera and Pesona Apartments) yang dibangunkan oleh MRCB yang telah siap sepenuhnya pada 2008.

  Citra - low cost apartment
 

Low cost apartment - Citra 1 - beberapa unit apartment ini di Taman Kajang Utama dilelong oleh pihak bank.

Kelompok apartment MRCB di atas bukit ini agak baik dan ramai penduduk menyewa di kawasan ini.

Laman Suria eApartments - Apartment ini dilengkapi dengan kolam renang tetapi laluan masuk ke apartment ini agar sukar. Kadar sewa antara RM400-500 sebulan.

 
   

 

KAJANG REVISITED

Located within this growth corridor, Kajang is one of the matured municipals in Southern Klang Valley that has transformed into a popular suburb for both residential and commercial developments. Situated 20km south of Kuala Lumpur, accessed by the North-South Highway, SILK highway, Grand Saga Highway and trunk roads (Jalan Reko and Jalan Bangi), Kajang is no longer a small town only well known for its satay. Today, it hosts a number of universities, research institutions, multinational industrial parks, several golf clubs, as well as the renowned exclusive country-living neighbourhood.

The new campus of University of Nottingham is among some nearby educational institutions located in the Kajang-Bangi-Semenyih vicinity, along with National University of Malaysia (UKM), Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College (IKRAM), University Tenaga Nasional (Uniten), Malaysia France Institute,New Era College and MEA Technology Centre. Besides that, the municipal is also home to the Maybank Training Centre, Bumiputera-Commerce Bank Training Centre and the Malaysia Institute of Nuclear Technology Research Centre (MINT). The government's effort in developing this area has resulted in the establishment of various multinational organizations' production factories, such as Sony, Denso, Hitachi, Sapura, Datapos and Sumida. The vast amenities and healthy employment market have led to a population of more than 230,000, a healthy growth from 2001, when it was just 189,000 (source: Kajang Municipal Council, MPKJ).

 

Well-planned Commercial Park


The rapid growth of population translates to an increasing need for various Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumers services, namely banks, convenience stores, fresh market, restaurants, healthcare centre and so on. Anticipating this demand and investment opportunity, Reko Heights Development launched its RM100 million Reko Sentral Commercial Park at the centre point of the bustling Jalan Reko and Jalan Bangi. This prime 20-acre land boasts some 13 blocks of shop-offices. 129 shop-offices are offered on an en-bloc basis and come with individual freehold title. Block 10, which hosts 17 units of shops (ground floor) and 64 units of offices (second and third floor), is for sale on a strata basis.

 

To complement this commercial park, a modern three-storey wet market was recently approved by the municipal and is targeted to serve the community by end-2008. The wet-market will become a landmark for Reko Sentral, in addition to attracting more traffic to this commercial hub. For customers' convenience, some 800 parking bays will be allocated.

PLACES OF INTEREST

Satay Kajang Hj Samuri

Kajang is famous for its sate (alternate spelling is satay), a form of skewered barbecued meat. Informally, Kajang is known as the "Satay Town", and is famous among tourists and locals alike. The most famous place to eat Satay is Haji Samuri as well as Restoran Malaysia.

Overnight accommodations includes Metro Inn, Crystal Oriental Hotel and Uptown Hotel, which are located within a 2 km (1.2 mi) radius of the town center.

Shopping

Kajang has a number of new and old shopping complexes. The Billion Shopping Center in Kajang town has been around for more than 20 years. It was originally located in the heart of Kajang town and now has a new and larger branch in Bandar Technologi Kajang. Metro Kajang, Metro Point and Kompleks Kota Kajang are other shopping complexes in Kajang. Metro Avenue is a new shopping district under construction located opposite SMJK Yu Hua Kajang.

There has been a boom of hypermarkets in Kajang in the past 5 years, marked by the emergence of Giant, Tesco Kajang and Jusco Balakong.

Relaxing  - Taman Tasik Cempaka Bangi

Taman Tasik Cempaka is one of the Jewel of Bangi that provides the community with large spacious lake garden for healthy lifestyle. Every weekend it will be crowded with joggers, brisk walkers or simply people having leisure times with their family. The lake garden is complete with more the 4 kms jogging tracks, kidís playgrounds, stretching and exercise spots, reflexology tracks, small foot ball field, picnic gazebos etc. The Bangi community that practiced healthy lifestyle will used the garden as their playground while others unwind themselves with their family and friends after hectic days at work. Read more...
 

 
 
 

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Date Published: 23 Julai 2010 by Mohd Azeri Hairuddin (mohd_azeri@yahoo.com)