Port Tanjung Pelepas lies within the district of Tanjung Kupang, being part of Iskandar Puteri, in the state of Johor, which is very close to the Malaysia – Singapore border. This port is located in the Free Trade Zone, freeing its patrons by freeing or simplifying customs procedures, import and export duties, and import licenses. “PTP” as it is generally known as is situated on the eastern mouth of the Pulai River, thereby giving it access by sea to both the Strait of Malacca and Straits of Johor. Port Tanjung Pelepas started building on 13 Mac 1999 and opened for operations on 10 October 1999. In 2000 the Port Tanjung Pelepas was awarded the “Best Emerging Container Terminal” and listed by Lloyds. Other tenants of Port Tanjung Pelepas has attracted the likes of Flextronics, BMW and logistics firm Schenker to be located there. What used to be Port Tanjung Pelepas was a few villages amidst the virgin forests, drawing on the resources of the Pulai River and the seas, some of which still remain today, deeper inland. The nearest town is Forest City, Gelang Patah, Bukit Indah, Medini, and Puteri Harbour.
Port Tanjung Pelepas is well served by an extensive road system of highways and roads. The North-South Expressway (AH2) which connects travelers to the north and south ends of Malaysia, exiting to the Second Link Expressway which brings you into Singapore through the Tuas checkpoint. The new Forest City can be reached easily via the Jalan Forest City – Lebuhraya Tanjung Pelepas to Port Tanjung Pelepas. Jalan Tanjung Kupang will lead to the nearest town of Gelang Patah about 20 minutes away. From there, the Skudai-Gelang Patah road will take you to Pasir Gudang highway.
There are many places for relaxation and exercising for people who live near Port Tanjung Pelepas. There are parks, beaches of Country Garden Island in Forest City, the Heritage Forest, Sunway Emerald Lake, and Puteri Habour Garden Park. The famous Legoland is also a short drive away for families to enjoy the water and other theme parks.
As Port Tanjung Pelepas is mainly a port and industrial area, one will need to travel out to the nearby towns for grocery shopping. Supermarkets and independent stores that can be found there are such as Bazar Mydin Anjung Nusajaya, Urban Green Freshmart. There is the Pendas Fresh Fish Market, Pasar Pendekar Laut, Bazar Anjung, Pasar Gelang Patah, and Bukit Indah Night Markets. Other hypermarkets like Giant and Tesco are available in Bukit Indah.
Port Tanjung Pelepas has nearby food courts such as the Lepeng Station, and Bintara Empire Fast Food, more is available at Gelang Patah, such as Sudut Gelang and other Malay, Indian and Chinese foods. More options will be available at further suburbs of Bukit Indah, which offer many food courts, restaurants, such as the Sushi Mentai, Nando’s, Sisters BBQ Korean Family Restaurant, and the German restaurant The Bierhaus, Ding Seng Fresh Frog Porridge. Malls in the vicinity include Forest City Outlet, Mall of Medini Nusajaya, Eco Botanic City, GP Mall Gelang Patah, and AEON Mall Bukit Indah.
International schools and universities located nearby include Shattuck-St. Mary’s Forest City International School, Sunway International School, Marlborough College Malaysia, GIATMARA Gelang Patah University, University of Southampton, Multimedia University (MMU), and University of Reading and many other options at at Educity which has been designated as the educational hub of Iskandar Malaysia.
Residential properties in Port Tanjung Pelepas are either freehold, or leasehold properties. Commercial plots for industrial use nearby Port Tanjung Pelepas have a median psf of MYR 72, and a median price of MYR 2,992,617. Shoplots at I-PARC in Tanjung Pelepas have a median psf of MYR 186, and median price of MYR 768,000. Other Interesting projects nearby worth examining include Optimus Medini, De Hoff, Melia Residences, Almas, Paradiso Nuova, Sky Trees, Horizon Hills, Sky Breeze, Aspira ParkHomes, Forest City, Pines Residences.
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