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Sungai Besi

Overview

Located at the edge of Kuala Lumpur city centre is Sungai Besi, a small town untouched by the sprawling urbanisation surrounding it. Rich with history dating back to more than 80 years, this former tin mining town thrived on many heavy industries such as steelworks and waste steel plants.

As indicated by its name, Sungai Besi mine was one of the largest man-made holes in the world, covering 12 acres at surface level and 2.5 acres at the working level 80 feet below. During the Emergency period, Sungai Besi was one of the settlements and has remained a special place in KL up to today. Currently, the town is labelled as a secondary heritage zone under the KL City Plan 2020.

Sungai Besi has since grown rapidly with commercial and residential areas, but most of the town’s original structures since the British era are still intact and in relatively good conditions. Both locals and outsiders have stopped in their tracks in awe of its quaint shophouses and laidback atmosphere, a stark contrast to its neighbouring towns filled with skyscrapers.

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) shifted its base from Sungai Besi to enable the area to be developed as a commercial hub. The 197-acre land is to be turned into a mixed township, and will contain the KL terminus for the high-speed railway line from Singapore. Among the developments underway in Sungai Besi is Bandar Malaysia and Razak City.

 

Amenities and facilities

A fact not known to many, Sungai Besi is home to a 112-year-old Chinese temple built by the miners, a popular place of worship among Taoists in KL. Old mosques are also well maintained and preserved by the community.  The Royal Military College or Maktab Tentera Diraja is located in Sungai Besi, adding character to the area. A police station is available nearby the shopping area with many street vendors and traders in wet markets selling mostly food items and fruit.

 

Accessibility and transportation

Sungai Besi is superbly accessible via a few major highways, such as the Sungai Besi Highway (Besraya), Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Highway, North-South Expressway and KL-Putrajaya Dedicated Highway.

Ease of public transportation is provided by the Sungai Besi LRT station located along the Sungai Besi Expressway within walking distance from the town. Opened in 1996, the station also serves as a rapidKL bus hub and is accessible via rapidKL bus route U42. Future plans include the integration of the LRT line with the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line, expected to be opened in 2022.


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Nearby Transports
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) (Bus)
Sungai Besi (LRT)
Bandar Tasik Selatan (ERL)
Bandar Tasik Selatan (LRT)
Bandar Tasik Selatan (KTM)
Bukit Jalil (LRT)
Nearby Schools
Institut Mentari
Kolej Teknologi Park Malaysia (TPM College)
Universiti Perubatan Antarabangsa (International Medical University) (IMU)
Institut Teknologi Maklumat Asia
National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM)
Universiti UCSI (UCSI University), Kampus Kuala Lumpur
Nearby Hospitals
GHHS Healthcare
UKM Specialist Centre
Taman Desa Medical Centre
Nearby Shopping Malls
Street Mall @ One South
Ikon Connaught
South City Plaza
Cheras Sentral
The Mines
Cheras LeisureMall
Nearby Clinics
Klinik Mano dan Surgeri (Private)
Klinik Kesihatan Sungai Besi (Government)
Klinik Perdana Dr Yuslina (Private)
Klinik Liaw (Private)
Klinik Mediviron (Private)
Klinik Chan Khaw (Private)
Nearby Convenience Stores
99 Speedmart (Sungai Besi 2)
99 Speedmart (Sri Petaling 2)
7-Eleven (LRT Sungai Besi)
KK Super Mart (Pekan Sungai Besi)
Pasaraya Hero (Sungai Besi)
7-Eleven (Bandar Tasik Selatan, KL)
Nearby Restorants
Sri Petaling Seafood Restaurant
Mohamaed Sulaiman Mohamed Ali
Restoran Thai Kratong
D’ Curry Leaf
Restoran Pao Xiang
Restoran Pao Xiang
Nearby Banks
Agrobank (Bandar Tasik Selatan)
BSN (Sungai Besi Islamic Banking Branch)
Public Bank (Kajang)
Bank Muamalat (Sungai Besi)
Bank Islam (Seri Petaling)
Maybank (Technology Park Malaysia Branch)
Nearby Petrol Stations
Shell (Do Batus Itt)
Shell (Lebuhraya Seremban Kl)
Petron (Petron Mint)
Shell (Bandar Tasik Selatan)
Petronas (Rawat & Rehat (U), S'Ban-Kl)
BHP (Taman Sri Endah)
Nearby Police Stations
Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Brickfields
Pondok Polis Sri Petaling
Balai Polis Sungai Besi
Pondok Polis Komuniti Seri Petaling
Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Cheras
Pondok Polis Taman Mulia
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Rent and Sale Prices in Sungai Besi

Bedrooms Sale Price Monthly Rent Rental Yield
1 515,715 1,548 3.6%
2 582,867 1,861 3.83%
3 567,687 1,779 3.76%
4 1,165,218 2,031 2.09%
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2 390,000 -- --
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4 1,763,529 3,366 2.29%
5 1,660,461 3,811 2.75%

Price per Square Foot in Sungai Besi

Sector Price per ft2 (Non Landed) Price per ft2 (Landed)
Area Average 198 2,617
State Average 372 2,527

Highest Price Growth

Projects Annual Growth
Apartment Desa Tasik 0.34%
Pangsapuri Permai 0.04%

Lowest Price Growth

Projects Annual Growth
Pangsapuri Sri Malaysia -0.19%
Petaling Indah 0.01%

Past Transaction

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Sale Price (RM PSF)

25th %
182
Median
302
75th %
595

Sale Price (RM per Unit)

25th %
155,000
Median
325,000
75th %
995,000

13 Projects/Townships (758 Transactions)

Taman Tasik Damai
Terrace House, Semi-Detached House
611
1,050,000
Apartment Desa Tasik
Flat, Condominium/Apartment
172
135,000
Petaling Indah
Condominium/Apartment, Flat
242
215,000
1 Petaling Residences and Commerz
Condominium/Apartment
373
382,000
Pangsapuri Sri Malaysia
Flat
175
115,000
Kampung Malaysia Tambahan
Detached House, Semi-Detached House, Land
69
300,000
Pangsapuri Permai
Flat
184
119,000
Razak Mansion
Flat
124
57,500
Taman Castlefield
Semi-Detached House, Terrace House
230
521,500
The Lotus of The Mines
Land, Detached House
235
2,356,580
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