Table of Contents
- 1 Vista Bangi Overview
- 2 Vista Bangi Location
- 3 Vista Bangi Floor Plan
- 4 Vista Bangi Facilities and Amenities
- 5 Vista Bangi Property Analysis
- 6 Vista Bangi Developer: Cheras Hong Soon Development Sdn Bhd
- 7 Summary
Vista Bangi Overview
Best acknowledged as the ‘Satay Town’ among locals, Kajang is one of the nation’s most rapidly developing area. The region upholds history, diversity and modernity at its best and aims to be the full-fledged city for best living standard, as stated in the motto – Kajang Bandar Pilihan Untuk Didiami (Kajang Choice City for Living) by Kajang Municipal Council.
Vista Bangi, a freehold condominium development located in the area, strives to achieve the motto by offering benefits that one cannot resist.Its strategic location, connectivity with expressways and convenience of facilities and amenities nearby are just some of its best offerings that buyers should consider in-depth when buying a property. Vista Bangi is set to be one of the most anticipated development projects urbanites can look forward to residing.
Vista Bangi Location
Vista Bangi is located at Jalan Reko in Kajang where it sits at the edge of Kajang and close to Bangi. Kajang is approximately 21 km away from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur with Cheras, Semenyih, Bangi and Putrajaya being few of the immediate neighbours to the town. As one of the relatively large townships in the eastern region of Selangor with a population of at least 800,000 in 2010, Kajang has become a host to a growing population of urbanites looking for an affordable place to stay outside the city centre.
The history of Kajang started off with the first settlement in 1709 and it was founded in 1807 after the Klang War. It subsequently earned the reputation as a modern town due to the opening of coffee estates in the 1890s. The expansion of Kajang further progressed in the 1980s when the house prices in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya started to increase due to high housing demand. Fast forward to today, Kajang has become a popular place for both residing and food hunting.
Numerous development projects have taken place in Kajang due to the availability of large tracts of lands. A range of residential properties from terraced houses to semi-detached houses and low-cost apartments to premium condominiums are available in the region. Few of the development areas that have sprouted within the region include Sungai Chua, Taman Prima Saujana and Taman Kajang Perdana and not to mention several older development areas such as Taman Bukit Mewah, Taman Jasmin and Taman Kajang Prima still receive attention from prospective residents due to established amenities, reasonable pricing and abundant choices of housing offerings.
In general, most development areas in the region of Kajang experience an elevation in property value due to excellent connectivity with existing major highways. This is coupled with improved public transportation system within the region as exemplified by the operation of Kajang – Sungai Buloh MRT Line, in which its construction was completed a few years ago. This area is perfect for those seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
Kajang has an array of old and modern amenities and facilities scattered around each development area. For instance, the Kajang town itself has shopping complexes of Plaza Metro Kajang and Metro Point Complex as well as old shop lots providing varieties of services such as printing, barber/hair salon, clinic and more. Development areas such as Sungai Chua, Taman Kajang Baru, Taman Sri Reko and more that are nearby the town benefit from the amenities and facilities it has.
Demographically speaking, the population of Kajang predominantly consist of Malays, followed by Chinese and Indians. The safety of residents in the region is safeguarded by the police officers based in Kajang Police Station despite the fact that Vista Bangi is close to Bandar Baru Bangi Police Station.
Vista Bangi is connected to its surrounding areas through a network of highways such as Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (SILK), Kajang-Seremban Expressway (LEKAS), PLUS Expressway and Maju Expressway (MEX). As a result, other than the city centre, it is easily accessible to Kajang, Sri Petaling, Cheras and Seremban.
As for public transportation, Vista Bangi is just 800 m (4 minutes’ drive) away from UKM Bangi Komuter Station. Furthermore, one takes 10 minutes’ drive (5.4 km) to travel to Kajang MRT Station from the residence. Residents can, therefore, drop their vehicles off at these stations and commute to work without having to experience traffic jam on the road during peak hours.
In addition, Vista Bangi is served by bus routes of KJ04 (MPKJ/Kompleks Perhentian Kajang – Dataran Gemiliang, Putrajaya), KJ05 (MPKJ/Kompleks Perhentian Kajang – Seksyen 8 Bandar Baru Bangi), T451 (MRT Stadium Kajang – UKM) and T464 (Kajang MRT Station Feeder Bus), whereby the bus stops are located 800 m (8 minutes’ walk) away from the residence. The bus routes are useful for commuters to get around in Kajang Town as well as Bandar Baru Bangi.
Vista Bangi is surrounded by numerous schools from primary to tertiary education. Primary and secondary schools are reachable by car within 7 – 11 minutes (3.4 – 5.8 km) from the development. It is worth highlighting that New Era University College and UKM, two of the renowned higher learning institutions in the region, are reachable by car in 14 and 6 minutes’ drives (7 and 2.5 km), respectively. This is certainly convenient for students who choose to stay at Vista Bangi.
Shoppers who reside at Vista Bangi will have no trouble doing their grocery and shopping as four major shopping malls/supermarkets can be found nearby the development. The nearest supermarket to Vista Bangi is Econsave Bangi (9 minutes’ drive or 3.7 km) whereas it takes 20 minutes’ of driving (14.1 km) to go to IOI City Mall in Putrajaya, the furthest shopping mall from the residence.
Two major hospitals, i.e., Hospital Kajang and KPJ Kajang Specialist Hospital that are located in Kajang town, are reachable by car in 17 minutes (7.4 km) from Vista Bangi.
Amenities such as petrol station, eateries, clinic, mini markets and more can be found around the residence, providing a variety of services for the residents.
- UKM Bangi Komuter Station
- Kajang MRT Station
- SK Jalan 3
- SK Jalan Empat
- SR Sri Al-Amin Bangi
- SR Agama Integrasi Bangi
- SMK Jalan Reko
- SMK Jalan Tiga
- New Era University College
- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
- Econsave Bangi
- Billion Shopping Centre
- Evo Mall
- IOI City Mall
- Hospital Kajang
- KPJ Kajang Specialist Hospital
Vista Bangi Floor Plan
Vista Bangi is a freehold condominium property that comprises 1018 units across two towers of 39 storeys high. It has a medium-density nature (19 units per floor) with each tower served by five lifts. Vista Bangi offers three layouts, i.e., Types A, B and C, ranging from 501 – 1000 sq. ft. that buyers can choose from. Apart from Type C units, Types A and B units have three bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the other hand, all unit types are attached with a balcony as part of the standard design layout. Residents at Vista Bangi can enjoy an unobstructed view of the scenery nearby due to the absence of high-rise buildings around the residence.
Type A is the largest unit with a built-up size of 1000 sq. ft.whereas Type B is the standard unit of 850 sq. ft.. One of the two bathrooms is located in the master bedroom while the other is a shared bathroom for both unit types. These two unit types adopt an open kitchen concept whereby the kitchen, dining area and living area are connected without partitions. The main difference between the layouts of Types A and B units lies in the location of the third bedroom whereby it is located away from the other bedrooms in Type B, as opposed to all adjacent bedrooms in Type A. Both types of units perfectly suit small families and also college/university students who plan to stay together in a unit during their studies.
Type C has the layout of a studio unit. With a built-up size of 501 sq. ft., it is the most compact unit among all unit types offered by Vista Bangi. The studio unit is suitable for single working professionals as well as UKM students who prioritise privacy more than those staying at Types A and B units.
Vista Bangi Facilities and Amenities
Vista Bangi offers a range of facilities and amenities that a contemporary condominium should have. At the residence, parents can go for a swim in the morning or evening whereas their children can play in the kid’s pool. There is always something that residents can do at the residence. It is worth noting that Vista Bangi has two levels of commercial shop lots that provide easy access to food and entertainment. For example, the cafeteria at the residence is convenient for those who are too exhausted to cook after a hectic working day.
Other than that, Vista Bangi is also equipped with a rigid 3-tier security system to assure the safety of its residents. The tier 1 security consists of a guardhouse at Level 3 with 24 hours security guards. Tiers 2 and 3 cover the lift lobbies area with access card control and lift access for the designated floor, respectively.
Facilities and amenities (located on Level 11):
- Swimming pool
- Kid’s pool
- Jogging track
- Aqua gym
- Yoga zone
- Multi-purpose hall
- Children playground
- BBQ area
Vista Bangi Property Analysis
The construction of Vista Bangi is scheduled to be completed in 2021 with Cheras Hong Soon Development Sdn Bhd being the developer. There are three main selling points of Vista Bangi that appeals to buyers. First, it is easily accessible via major roads and highways and at the same time allows one to travel to other areas nearby without many difficulties by using the extensive public transportation system in the area. Second, Vista Bangi is surrounded by a wide range of facilities and amenities that provide convenience for prospective residents without having to travel far. Third, its reasonable pricing with adequate facilities and amenities offered is a good deal that should not be missed. On a side note, its location and the medium density nature may not be suitable for purchasers who are looking to reside in an exclusive development that is located in a more high-end neighbourhood.
It is obvious that Vista Bangi aims at niche residents of couples and small families from low- to medium-income spectrum due to affordable selling prices. Its location, near to higher learning institutions, perfectly suits students who wish to avoid the hassle of commuting to campus. Besides that, the choices of unit layouts accommodate students as well as working adults. Last but not least, Vista Bangi is attractive for prospective investors who are considering renting their properties to students while enjoying its capital appreciation in the coming years.
Two relevant residential development projects, i.e. Hijauan Heights and Green Villa Apartment, have been selected for comparison with Vista Bangi. Both Hijauan Heights and Green Villa Apartment are 7 minutes’ drive away (2.3 km) from Vista Bangi while the distance between Hijauan Heights and Green Villa Apartment is just 1.2 km (5 minutes’ drive). Vista Bangi has an upper hand over the other two properties in terms of location as it is located at Jalan Reko, one of the major roads connecting Kajang and Bangi, as opposed to Hijauan Heights and Green Villa Apartment, which are rather hidden within their neighbourhoods. The units offered at Vista Bangi are the most affordable albeit the price PSF is the highest amongst the three properties. This is due to the fact that Vista Bangi offers studio units in addition to condominium units compared to the rest, which offers standard apartment units. Another advantage that Vista Bangi holds is that it is the latest residential property in the area. The design and construction of Hijauan Heights and Green Villa Apartment are dated as their constructions were completed in 2016 and 2010, respectively.
|wdt_ID||Development||Built-up||Selling Price||Price PSF||Land Tenure||Year of Completion|
|1||Vista Bangi (Cheras Hong Soon Development Sdn Bhd)||501 – 1000 sq. ft.||From RM 230,000||From RM 459||Freehold||2021|
|2||Hijauan Heights (Ever Land & Development Sdn Bhd)||1019 – 1127 sq. ft.||From RM 290,000||From RM 285||Freehold||2016|
|3||Green Villa Apartment (B&G Property)||895 – 987 sq. ft.||From RM 280,000||From RM 313||Freehold||2010|
Vista Bangi Developer: Cheras Hong Soon Development Sdn Bhd
Established in 1993, Cheras Hong Soon Development Sdn Bhd is responsible for the construction of Vista Bangi as the developer. The company is based in Cheras as inferred from its name. Cheras Hong Soon Development Sdn Bhd mainly focuses on residential properties developments in the southeast of Klang Valley including Cheras, Balakong and Kajang. So far, the developer has taken part in the development of residential properties such as apartments, condominiums, townhouses and more. Few of the projects completed under the developer are Symphony Tower, Silk Sky, Landmark Residence and Mahkota Residence.
As a whole, Vista Bangi makes a good choice for prospective buyers after considering the benefits it offers in terms of its location, convenience and pricing into account. There is no doubt that it will be one of the most attractive development projects for upgraders who wish to reside in Kajang/Bangi region.
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