• Diane Foo Eu Lynn
  • 21 April 2017

 

Chic and classy entrance statement in 3Residences


Chic and classy entrance statement in 3Residences

 

MRCB Land is a popular developer. Some of their very recent projects includes a condominium in Old Klang Road named 9Seputeh. Now, they are about to introduce another brand new serviced apartment in Taman Kajang Utama known as 3Residences which is already becoming a hit in the market.

MRCB is a very prestigious property developer to begin with. So, anything that bears their emblem should be of top quality. And since 3Residences is going to be featured as an affordable luxury, you can expect the development to be nothing short of extraordinary from them. In that sense, I would advise you to check this project out, if you are scouting for a place to stay around the area.

But first, why don’t you stick around with me a little longer to learn more about the project?

Developers Details

Property Development Projects: 9Seputeh, KL Sentral, Kwasa Sentral, Kota Semarak, Cyberjaya City Centre, Penang Sentral

Awards / Achievements:

  • 2016 Best Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Award for its Kuala Lumpur Sentral Central Business District (CBD)
  • 2016 Top 10 Developers Award by Property Insight Prestigious Developer Awards (PIPDA) for its premium quality developments
  • 2015 GreenTech Malaysia Awards for the Building Sector Category
  • 2015 FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards Office Category Winner for Menara Shell

About:

Okay, the developer for this project, as mentioned, is MRCB. They are one of the leading property and infrastructure developers in the country and the master developer for the Kuala Lumpur Sentral CBD.

The thing about MRCB is that they always produce top quality development or infrastructure works, whether they are office towers, road works, colleges, hospitals or even power plants. If you ever visit KL Sentral, then you will know what I’m talking about. And since they are holding several big projects such as Kwasa Sentral, Cyberjaya City Centre and Penang Sental in their hands, we can only expect more big things to come from them in the future. So, worry not, as 3Residences is going to be a very exciting and classy project when it finally launches later.

Project Details

3Residences’ stylish facade

3Residences’ stylish facade

Address:  Kajang, Selangor

Property Type:  Apartments

Land Title: Commercial

Tenure:  Freehold

Bumi Discounts: 7%

Sales Gallery: Level 30, Menara NU 1, No.203, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, KL Sentral, KL

Site GPS Coordinates: N: 2.9702816, E: 101.7953056

Website: www.mrcbland.com.my

Expected Date of Completion: 2018

Total Units: 572 units

Built Up area:  4.07 acres

Listing Price: RM338,000 – RM530,000

Price per Sq. Ft.: RM400

Maintenance Fee per Sq. Ft.: TBC

Parking Bay per Unit: 1-2 

Facilities & Amenities:

• Infinity swimming pool
• Floating gymnasium
• Wading pool
• Multipurpose hall
• Lounge / Reading room
• Kindergarten
• Changing rooms for male & female
• Surau
• Management Office
• AV room
• Reflexology
• BBQ area
• Children’s playground
• Basketball court
 

Special Features:

• Possesses a modern & contemporary design
• Includes a wide range of classy amenities and facilities
• Surrounded by various learning institutions, shopping malls and commercial centres
• Located within close proximity to the KTM and future MRT station

• Located next to a new and upcoming township called Kajang 2
• Luxurious and affordable

Development Type:

Parcel A: Apartment

Parcel B: Apartment

Parcel C: Apartment

Unit Type: 856 sq ft – 1,251 sq ft (2-3 Bedrooms & Bathroom)

Project Details

 

The project’s current construction site

The project’s current construction site

First things first, there had been no further news about the project since it was first announced in 2014. But from the picture above, you can clearly see that the development site has been cleared and fenced up, probably due for an impending construction work.

A beautiful vista of the Kajang Town from 3Residences

A beautiful vista of the Kajang Town from 3Residences

 

Right now, what we do have are some bits and pieces of information about the project. Like its alphanumeric name, 3Residences; it might actually be influenced by its 3 blocks of residential towers. Or, perhaps, it just blends well with its surrounding neighbourhood, a.k.a 2Kajang. Don’t you agree? Whatever the reason is, you should know that the 3 blocks are ascending with Block A (151 units) being the shortest, followed by Block B (188 units) and Block C (227 units). For the total density, it is just right for a city development, considering that the total land area is at roughly 4.07 acres.

011 3residence- Pool Area


Now, in terms of facilities, there are quite a handful of goodies provided for this rather affordable serviced apartment. From an infinity swimming pool and wading pool to a floating gymnasium, multipurpose hall and kindergarten, the facilities do not seem to fall short of top class and quality. In fact, a BBQ and reflexology area is included as well, along with a basketball court, lounge, reading room, AV room, surau and kindergarten. If you ask me, I think MRCB is being quite generous with its offerings for this project and that’s great news!

Interior

012 3Residence- Living hall

013 3residence- master bedroom

From top: The living hall, master bedroom and standard bedroom in 3Residences

From top: The living hall, master bedroom and standard bedroom in 3Residences

As for the interiors, the above illustrations were taken from Year 2014. So, there might be some changes to the existing plans and designs. But judging from the looks of things, it seems like there will be a combination of timber and porcelain tiles for the flooring and partial furnishings for the unit.

We can also safely assume that an audio intercom system connected to the guardhouse will be installed for the unit. This is on top of an already well packed security system that features 24-hour security patrol guards, CCTV cameras and smart touch access system at the lift lobby area. As for the other offerings, we probably have to be patient to find out more about them.


Floor Plan

While I do hope to provide more information about the floor plans at this point of writing, sadly, I can’t. What I can reveal though, is that the units will possess a built up area of between 856 sq ft and 1,251 sq ft and they will come with 2 to 3 bedrooms and bathrooms. For the larger units, an additional carpark will also be provided. However, nothing has been finalized yet and we might even see some new changes when it relaunches later.

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Location

 

003 3residence- Area Map

 

Sate Kajang anyone? Yes, 3Residences might be located in Kajang, but it is not situated exactly within the town area. Actually, it resides next to the new integrated township called Kajang 2. Kajang 2 is a self-sustaining township developed by MKH Berhad that is surrounded by various amenities such as Chinese schools, international schools, shopping malls and a new KTM commuter station.



The vibrant and decent looking Kajang Sentral Business Park near 3Residences

The vibrant and decent looking Kajang Sentral Business Park near 3Residences

 

Here, you can find several prominent higher learning institutions such as UKM, UPM, Uniten, MMU and University of Nottingham Malaysia within close proximity. Shopping malls are also aplenty, with the likes of Metro Point Complex, Ostia Kajang Complex, Mydin Mall and IOI City Mall just minutes away. Of course, while you are in town, you should also check out the Haji Samuri Sate Restaurant to have a taste of its famous sate. Like they say, it’s finger licking good!

Peaceful and tranquil environment in Taman Kajang Utama

Peaceful and tranquil environment in Taman Kajang Utama

 

Now, getting to this place is relatively easy. The town itself is connected to a number of major highways such as SILK Highway, North-South Expressway, LDP and Cheras-Kajang Highway. There is even a new Kajang MRT Station (Sungai-Buloh- Kajang line) being built near the existing KTM station that will be linked via a new pedestrian bridge in the future. So, if you are coming from the north or other parts of Klang Valley, travelling to the town should not be a problem.

006 3Residence- Roadside

007 3Residence- Shop lots

Badly landscaped sideways and rather unexciting shop lots near 3Residences

The only problem though, is when you finally arrive at the site. You see, its immediate neighbourhood is still pretty underwhelming and unexciting. The aged terrace houses and unsightly landscapes really put a damper on this otherwise peaceful and tranquil community. The shop lots nearby the construction site are a major let-down too, as they only feature micro-small scale businesses. Nonetheless, Taman Kajang Utama is expected to enjoy a spill-over effect from Kajang 2 when it is fully developed. So, until then, you’ll probably have to wait a little longer to see any major improvements to the vicinity.

Matured terrace houses just opposite of the project site

Matured terrace houses just opposite of the project site

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Analysis

 

Name Tenure/ Land Title Price (per Sq. Ft.) Maintenance Fee (per Sq. Ft.) Car Park Bays
3Residences (MRCB land) Freehold/ commercial RM400 TBC 1-2 units
Mahogany Park (Sime Darby Properties) Freehold/ Residential RM500 RM0.30 2 units
Sofo @MKH Avenue (MKH Properties) Leasehold/ Commercial RM650 RM0.35 1-2 units

 

The property market is surely heating up in Kajang. Where once this place did not receive that much love and attention, it certainly does right now. Whether it is SoHos, SoFos, condominiums or serviced apartments, you have ample of high rise residential developments to choose from in this town. Great news, right?

Wait, there’s even better; 3Residences is also going to be one of the cheapest residential projects around. At just roughly RM400 psf, this project is going to be a real steal. Considering that it may offer early bird discounts and free SPA legal fees as well, I don’t think there’s much more you could ask for.

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Summary

 

3Residence’s elegant facility deck and basketball court


3Residence’s elegant facility deck and basketball court

 

Honestly, it’s pretty difficult to find a cheap and classy place to stay nowadays. There might be a few lying here and there, but they often lack modern amenities and infrastructures. Yes, while the same could be said about 3Residences, it is not just your average Joe project; it has MRCB as its developer. You see, MRCB has always delivered premium quality and very satisfactory developments for their buyers.

So, there is no reason to doubt their capabilities, considering that they have 9Seputeh, KL Sentral and the upcoming Kwasa Damansara Township under their belt. In fact, Kajang is rapidly growing into a vibrant and modern city as well. So, if you trust their brand name and the future potential of this site, then this affordable luxury may just be the bargain you are looking for.

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