Penang

Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. This state is composed of two parts – Penang Island and Seberang Perai which is on the mainland. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia in area after Perlis. This state is neighbouring Perak to its south and Kedah to its north. George Town is the state’s capital.

Despite its small size, Penang is one of the most developed states in Malaysia and it is also a thriving tourist destination with its beautiful beaches in Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah and Teluk Bahang as well as scenic islands such as Pulau Aman and Pulau Jerejak. Penang Bridge is the iconic landmark of this state. The inner city of George Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will find many colonial buildings.

Many modern buildings can also be found in this state. Commercial space includes office blocks, shop-office units, shopping complexes and industrial lots. Landed properties are terraced houses, semi-detached houses and bungalows. High-rise residences such as apartments and condominiums are becoming very popular especially along the coastal areas with spectacular sea view. Penang’s property market promises great prospects with the state’s highly urbanised and industrialised status.

Like the rest of Malaysia, Penang experiences tropical climate. For most parts of the year, the weather is sunny. Heavy rainfall is expected during the Southwest Monsoon season which starts from April to September. Daily temperatures can range from 23 to 32˚C.

The Penang State Symphony Orchestra and Chorus supports the local youth orchestra. This state is also home to Boria, a form of Malay song and dance. Known as the food capital of Malaysia, Penang offers a wide array of street food. These cuisines such as asam laksa, cendol, char kuay teow and roti canai, reflect influences from various ethnic groups including Malay, Chinese, Indian and Nyonya.

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Latest Properties for Sale in Penang

The Peak Residences

The Peak ...

Lebuh Halia 1, Off Jalan Mount Erskine, ...

1000 sqft

RM 580,000

Infinity Beachfront Condo

Infinity Beachfront ...

- Jalan Tanjong Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

3768 sqft

RM 3,000,000

10 Island Resort

10 Island Resort

- Jalan Batu Ferringghi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang

1100 sqft

RM 690,000

Grandview Condominium

Grandview Condominium

31 Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

1100 sqft

RM 670,000

Excel Court

Excel Court

0 Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

890 sqft

RM 450,000

Gurney Park Condominium

Gurney Park ...

Jalan Kelawei Persiaran Gurney, Persiaran Gurney, ...

950 sqft

RM 650,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Penang

Hillcrest Residence

Hillcrest Residence

Bukit Jambul, Penang

2200 sqft

RM 5,500 / month

1-World (THE ONE)

1-World (THE ...

- Tingkat Mahsuri, OFF Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan ...

1100 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Jay Series Condominium

Jay Series ...

7 & 8 Jalan Gangsa, Greenlane, Penang

850 sqft

RM 1,100 / month

Regency Heights Condo

Regency Heights ...

- Changkat Kenari, Sungai Ara, Penang

1250 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

The Peak Residences

The Peak ...

Lebuh Halia 1, Off Jalan Mount Erskine, ...

1100 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Infinity Beachfront Condo

Infinity Beachfront ...

- Jalan Tanjong Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

3700 sqft

RM 8,000 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital : George Town

Total Area : 1,048 km2 (405 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) : 1,520,143

Density : 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)

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