By Ng Pau Ling & Lee Yan Li

Fun facts about the vibrant and modern area

Putra Indoor Stadium renamed as the Axiata Arena in January 2017 following a 10-year sponsorship by Axiata Group worth RM55mil, making it the first stadium in Malaysia to be named after a corporate body.

Bukit Jalil City, a 50-acre project with an estimated GDV of RM4bil, is poised to become one of the highest-priced residential offerings in the area.

Malaysia hosted the 16th Commonwealth Games in 1998, putting the country on the map as having achieved impressive growth since independence.

Distance (approximation)
–> Southern Integrated Transport Terminal (TBS): 5.8km
–> Puchong: 11.6km
–> Kuala Lumpur City Centre: 15km
–> Sungai Besi Toll: 16.2km
–> Subang Airport: 23km
–> Putrajaya: 26.4km
–> Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA): 51.9km

With its offerings of trendy cafes, Arked Esplanad is the place to go for tasty treats in Bukit Jalil. Bukit Jalil Prawn Fishing Park, in operation since 2012, is a popular place among fishing enthusiasts.

Bukit Jalil Prawn Fishing Park, in operation since 2012, is a popular place among fishing enthusiasts.

The CAGR for residential strata properties in Bukit Jalil have recorded about a 10% per annum Growth over a 10-year period from 2008 to 2017.

Bukit Jalil is dominated by High-rise properties with average prices ranging from RM550 to RM650 per sq ft.

Providing healthcare services from the disciplines of allopathic medicine and the complementary medicine since 2019, IMU at Bukit Jalil broke ground for its first hospital last year to introduce in-patient and surgical facilities.

Jogging enthusiasts could enjoy the 80-acre Bukit Jalil Recreational Park that boasts a huge lake as well as picturesque views and facilities.

KL Sports City, upgraded from NSC for the 2017 SEA Games, has earned the label of "Sports complex in a park".

SJK (C) Lai Meng was relocated from Jalan Ampang to Bukit Jalil in 2015 in one of Magna Prima’s land deal. 

MRCB announced its collaboration with EPF in 2017 to develop its 76-acre leasehold land to a mixed-use development named Bukit Jalil Sentral. The developer has gained three plots of land as payment for its work on the NSC in 2015.

National Sports Complex, the largest sports complex in Malaysia, was inaugurated on Jan 1, 1998, to host the 16th Commonwealth Games that year.

The flavourful homemade waffles of New Chapter by the Owls Cafe is a treat not to be missed by pastry lovers.

Pioneer developer Berjaya Land Bhd has been active in the region since the early 1990s.

The surrounding region is expecting a large Quantity of over 11,000 residential units from 2018 to 2022.

Residensi Bintang Bukit Jalil (RBBJ) was recently launched by LBS Bina, marking the developer’s first foray into the region.

The government extended the STAR LRT line from Chan Sow Lin to Sri Petaling Station after winning the bid to host the 1998 Commonwealth Games. The original name of the Sri Petaling station was Komanwel.

Technology Park Malaysia is the R&D centre for information technology industries with Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status.

UEM-Renong Bhd spent six years to construct the NSC which comprises the Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Putra Stadium, National Hockey Stadium, National Aquatic Centre and the National Squash Centre.

Formerly known as Athletes Village, the high-density condominium Vista Komanwel was used to accommodate foreign athletes for the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

Berjaya Land Bhd launched its first affordable home project Residensi Lanai@Bukit Jalil under the RUMAWIP scheme. It is due to be completed by November 2019.

Bukit Jalil is flanked by several major EXPRESSWAYS namely KL-Seremban Expressway, MEX, Kesas, Puchong-Sungai Besi Highway and LDP.

Though it is one of the oldest developments in Bukit Jalil, Vista Komanwel's rental rate of up to RM3,000 a month has generated attractive rental Yield for landlords.

Bukit Jalil is designated as an international Zone and shall be developed as a high-class residential area under the Kuala Lumpur Structure Plan 2020.

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