Skudai

Skudai is a district in the state of Johor and is part of the new growth corridor of Southwest Johor which comprises of Senai International Airport, the city of Johor Bahru, Tanjung Pelepas Port and Iskandar Puteri, which is the state’s new administrative centre. Skudai is home to the main campus of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Southern University College. It is also within proximity of Kulai, Senai as well as the CIQ complex to neighbouring Singapore.

Skudai is easily accessible via major highways such as Skudai Highway, Pasir Gudang Highway, North-South Expressway (NSE) and Second Link Expressway which leads to neighbouring Singapore.It is also accessible by the local bus line as well as Singapore’s Causeway Link route from Johor Bahru Sentral, the main transportation hub. Other available options include taxis and e-hailing services.

Skudai is a popular shopping area especially with Singaporeans. There are a large number of shopping options, from small retail outlets to big shopping malls, both within proximity and in Skudai itself, amongst them  are the relatively new Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, the largest mall in the southern region houses an array of renowned retail brands as well as state-of-the entertainment options such as a 20,000 sq ft skating rink and 16 screen cinema. Other popular shopping area include international brands outlet, Johor Premium Outlet, a stone’s throw away from Skudai. Meanwhile, within Skudai itself there are several malls available such as Sutera Mall, Skudai Parade, Perling Mall and  AEON Taman Universiti, which houses supermarkets, eateries, services, retail outlets and entertainment options.

Some available supermarkets for daily essentials in Skudai area include Econsave Skudai, Village Grocer, PasarayaKU-Skudai,Giant Supermarket Perling Mall, Tesco Extra Mutiara Rini, Pasaraya The Store and Mydin, to name but a few. There are also a handful of convenience stores and mini-markets within respectively housing estates in Skudai.

For those exploring academic options, there are plenty of choices as far as educational institution is concerned. Within close proximity are public schools such as SMK Skudai, SK Sri Skudai,SK Taman Universiti 2, SJK ( C ) Pu Sze and SMK Damai Jaya. In addition, there are also a handful of international schools in the vicinity of Skudai which include Tenby Schools Setia Eco Gardens, Marlborough College Malaysian, Raffles American School, Seri Omega Private and International School and Crescendo- HELP International School.

In addition, there are a number of activities available in Skudai district for recreational purpose such as Danga Bay, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliaman Glass Temple,Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Legoland Malaysia, Angry Bird Activity Park and Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park while golf enthusiast can play a game of golf at Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club, Pulai Springs Golf & Country Club, Johor Golf & Country Club and Impian Emas Golf Club and Driving Range. Aside from the above, Skudai area is surrounded by many nature attractions such as Gunung Pulai Waterfall, Merdeka Park, Hutan Bandar MBJB, Hutan Rekreasi UTM and Sireh Park Iskandar Puteri.

One will never go hungry in Skudai as it host a great number of eateries most of which offers delicious food at affordable prices such as You Kee XO Restaurant, Famous Dart Sutera Utama, Restoran Madras Briyani Kitchen, Vilaggio Restaurant and Vigneto Wine & Dine and not to mention fast food joints like McDonalds, KFC, Burger King, Subway and Marrybrown are also within easy reach.

Skudai district has a thriving business community and it offers ample business and career opportunities in various industries such as hospitality, retail, education, creative and more. Meanwhile, the vibrant Iskandar Puteri, being the new growth area offers plenty of investment opportunities in business and properties.

Most of the residential properties in Skudai, are of freehold status and its pricing varies depending on area. Generally, properties around Skudai area has a median selling price of between RM 300,000 to RM 2 million for properties closer to Johor Bahru. There are many properties in Skudai both for investments and own stay that one can choose such as Mutiara Rini Residential Skudai, Rosa Terraces, King’s Bay@Country Garden Danga Bay, Indah Heights and Cinta Ayu All Suites@Pulai Springs Resort.

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