Kempas

Kempas is a suburb in Johor Bahru, Johor. It is also within the Pulai parliamentary constituency. Kempas is separated to two parts, Kempas Baru and Kempas Lama. Kempas was previously colonized by the Japanese army. Kempas got its name from a strong type of wood. There are many rivers and chilly plantations around Kempas. Travelling to and from Kempas is quite convenient due to the highways that connect it to other areas like Singapore and Johor Bahru. There are many housing projects, recreational parks, local and international cuisine, entertainment places in and around Kempas.

This area consists of new and aged landed and high rise developments which come with a freehold tenure. There are also several facilities available in the vicinity such as parks, malls, mini markets, schools, restaurants, clinics, banks and worship places. Easy access to Coastal Highway, Pasir Gudang Highway and Skudai Highway makes it easy to access the nearby amenities. Best of all, commuting to Johor Bahru city takes mere minutes, thus making it easy to access the amenities in the surrounding areas as well. The suburb is also accessible by bus from Johor Bahru Sentral railway station. Since Singapore is also very close by, it is convenient to go to do some shopping or sightseeing.

Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, AEON Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn, Midas, Sutera Mall Johor Bahru, Skudai Parade and Angsana Johor Bahru Mall are all conveniently located nearby for residents and tourist alike to do shopping. There are also many mini-markets in the vicinity where residents can get their daily essentials from, like Teck Yang Mini Market, Chittari Mini Market, Johormart, KHJ Mini Market and The One Mini Market. There are a variety of local restaurants, such as Dapur Merah Kempas, Ka Hiong Restaurant, Agora (placetoeatmore), Restoran Grand Seafood Kempas and Western Kempas that serves a line of mouth-watering cuisine. Food is in all honesty of no shortage as residents can also go to the nearby night markets, such as Pasar Malam Impian Emas, Pasar Malam Saturday, Pasar Malam Taman Suria, Pasar Malam Taman Dahlia and Taman Tampoi Utama Night Market.

Leisure spots and tourist hotspots that are located nearby are, Legoland Malaysia, Laman Mahkota Istana Bukit Serene, Johor Zoo and Eco Tourism Kampung Sungai Melayu. As for those who enjoy the nightlife, there are many places that they can go to. These places also attract Singaporeans and foreigners especially during the weekends. Places like Bigg Boss Club, Club Despacito JB, VY Club, De Cabana Bar/Pub & Café and OuterHevn are worth checking out as they are quite popular in the area.  As for those who are worried about their health and fitness, there are many parks around that has activities like jogging, cycling, walking, tai-chi and also playgrounds for children, namely Carandary Park, Setia Indah Park, Bukit Indah Recreation Park, Merdeka Park and Hutan Bandar MBJB.

There are many government schools and private schools located in the vicinity of Kempas, like SJK (C) Kempas Baru, SK Taman Bukit Kempas, SMK Kempas Johor Bahru, Fairview International School Johor and Austin Heights Private & International Schools. Veera Bathra Kaaliamman Temple Kempas, Surau Taman Bukit Kempas, Latter Rain Church Johor Bahru, Kwang Ing Fuk Yien Temple and Gurdwara Sahib Johor Bahru are located close by as well. In case of medical emergency, there are clinics located nearby, such as Poliklinik Kempas Indah, Klinik Praba, Shakthi Clinic & Surgery, Lim Clinic & Neo and Poliklnik Norbi where locals and tourist can go to. Banks are also aplenty in the area with the likes of Hong Leong Bank Berhad (12), CIMB Bank, Maybank Setia Tropika, Public Bank and Ambank Setia Tropika. Pejabat Pos Tampoi is available for other transactions.

Properties in Kempas are freehold. Prospective investors and home buyers can check out properties in the area like Florencia and Taman Bukit Kempas.

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