The Link 2 Residences, Bukit Jalil

  • Michael Mendez
  • 15 July 2016

The Link 2 residences is part of the mixed residential-commercial development by Berjaya Properties. The development is located in the heart of Bukit Jalil, next to the Bukit Jalil Golf and Country resort and opposite the Bukit Jalil Recreational Park.

The Link 2 residences is part of the mixed residential-commercial development by Berjaya Properties. The development is located in the heart of Bukit Jalil, next to the Bukit Jalil Golf and Country resort and opposite the Bukit Jalil Recreational Park.

The Link 2, (Phase 1) Bukit Jalil ─  a 4.75-acre mixed use development comprising two blocks of serviced apartments, shoplets  and shop offices ─ is one of the many projects on Bukit Jalil by Berjaya Land Berhad. Specifically, however, the developer for The Link 2 is Berjaya Golf Resort Berhad, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berjaya Land Berhad.

Berjaya Land Berhad itself is the property arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berjaya Corporation Bhd. Through the years, Berjaya Land has garnered quite a name for itself through its many quality developments across the Klang Valley and more recently, across China, South Korea and Vietnam.  (To read more on the Developer scroll down to the Analysis section).

The Background Story

In Bukit Jalil itself, Berjaya Land was one of the earliest acquisitors to obtain approval for the development of some 400 acres of freehold land on that coveted hill. That was back in the 1980s. Today, we see those vast tracts as the 18-hole Bukit Jalil Golf and Country Resort along with a slew of very exclusive Berjaya-built bungalows inside.  Berjaya’s highrises include Savanna and Savanna 2, Covillea, KM1 East and West, Anjung Hijau or Greenfields, Arena Green, Green Avenue, The Link Business Centre (completed in 2013, today a thriving centre on Jalan Jalil Jaya) and now…The Link 2. (So now you know the reason why they call The Link 2 “The Sequel of Success”).

This is the Link Business Centre.  It is a bustling strip of relatively new shoplots running along Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1, with inroads to Jalan Jalil Jaya, just 750m from The Link 2.  Now you know why they call The Link 2 “The Sequel of Success”.

This is the Link Business Centre. It is a bustling strip of relatively new shoplots running along Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1, with inroads to Jalan Jalil Jaya, just 750m from The Link 2. Now you know why they call The Link 2 “The Sequel of Success”.

About The Link 2 Residences

The Link 2 Residences is the residential component of this integrated development comprising 22 units of 4 and 6 storey shop offices and 178 shoplets (100sq ft to 500sq ft kiosks, startlets etc) in a 5-storey mini mall. The development is currently in Phase 1 of its construction but Phase 2, while still on the drawing board, is widely anticipated to take off soon.

Phase 1 of The Link 2 has three components: (1) Residences, (2) Shoplets in a 5-Storey Mall and (3) 4 and 6-storey Shop Offices. See illustrations below.

Here is component (1): The Residences. They are 2 towers at 32 and 36 storeys with 539 units.

Here is component (1): The Residences. They are 2 towers at 32 and 36 storeys with 539 units.

Here is component (2): The Shop Offices. 4 units of 6-storey wide-frontage shop fronts for business or corporate presence and 18 units of 4-storey shoplots.

Here is component (2): The Shop Offices. 4 units of 6-storey wide-frontage shop fronts for business or corporate presence and 18 units of 4-storey shoplots.

Here is component (3): The Shoplets in a 5-storey mini mall perfect for startlets and start-ups. Shoplet sizes start from 100sq ft.

Here is component (3): The Shoplets in a 5-storey mini mall perfect for startlets and start-ups. Shoplet sizes start from 100sq ft.

The Link 2 Residences itself comprises 539 one to three-room units with built-ups ranging from 667sq ft to 1,218sq ft. The units are housed in two 32 and 36-storey towers. Tower A, the shorter tower, has 223 units while Tower B has 316 units. It’s quite low density. Residents will be given parking bays for 2 cars (for units above 790sq ft).

The Serviced Apartments are located on Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1 (next to Exsim’s Twin Arkz) and directly opposite the 80-acre Bukit Jalil Recreation Park. Residents will thus enjoy a the views of forested greenscape, or the manicured lawns of the 165-acre Bukit Jalil Golf Club backdropped by the bright lights of the surrounding City.

The Serviced Apartment’s facilities include security in the form of a secured Private Lobby Entrance, an infinity pool and gym with pool view.

The Link 2 Phase 1 was launched in 2014. It will be completed by early 2018. Tower A is completely sold out. Tower B, with Type C1 Park View and Type D Golf View, are still open for sale.

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Project Name: The Link 2 Residences, Bukit Jalil

GPS Coordinates: 3°3’33”N 101°41’16”E

Waze: Berjaya Property Gallery, Bukit Jalil

Developer:  Berjaya Golf Resort Berhad (a fully-owned subsidiary of Berjaya Land Berhad)

Developer’s Address: Level 12 East, Berjaya Times Square, No: 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03-2142-8028

Website: http://www.berjayaproperties.com

The Sales Gallery location in Bukit Jalil.

The Sales Gallery location in Bukit Jalil.

Sales Gallery:  Berjaya Property Gallery Bukit Jalil (beside Arena Green Apartment opposite Bukit Jalil Stadium Entrance C zone, Jalan 2/155A

OR

Berjaya Property Gallery, 02-20, Level 2 West, Berjaya Times Square, No: 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 018-2010-386/2201-668/2200-102   Email: property@berjaya.com.my

Website: http://www.berjayaproperties.com/Link2.php

Land Area of The Link 2  Phase 1: 4.75acres

Property Type: Serviced Apartments

Land Title: Commercial

Tenure: Freehold

No of Towers: 2

No of Storeys: Tower A = 32 | Tower B = 36

Total No of Units: 539

No of Units in Tower A: 223

No of Units in Tower B: 316

Note: Only Tower B (Phase 1) is Available. Only Type C1 and D are available.

The Link 2 Phase 2 Residences and Shops are now Open for Registration.

Available Unit Types and Built Up in Tower B (see floor plans under Project Section below): 

  • Type C1: 3R + 2B + Yard + Balcony | Built Up: 971sq ft
  • Type D: 3R + 2B + Yard + L-Shaped Balcony | Built Up: 1,218sq ft 

No of Lifts per Floor: 4

Car Park Levels: 7 storeys with 3 levels underground

No of Car Park Bays given per Unit: 2 (for units 790sq ft and above)

Price of Units: From 680K onwards (after rebates)

Price per sq ft: (After rebate) RM640 to RM700 per sq ft

Maintenance Fee: 33 sen (inclusive of sinking fund)

Expected Date of Completion: Q1 2018

Project Details

"I see trees of green...red roses too"...Definitely fabulous nature views of a "Wonderful World" for residents. Phase 2 will offer the same fabulous views.

“I see trees of green, Red roses too”…Definitely fabulous views of a “Wonderful World” for residents of The Link 2. Phase 2 will no doubt offer the same fabulous views.

If you find that there aren’t many units left in Phase 1, worry not. There’s Phase 2 coming up soon, in fact it is now open for registration.  And since you’re getting to know about it now ─ you have the advantage of being the first in queue. However, just so you know, subsequent launches after the initial launch will always be more expensive in terms of price psf.

So, if you’re looking for a Best-Buy deal, it’s still not too late to purchase the remaining units in Block B as there are quite a number left. Only the Types are limited.

The smaller units of Types A and A1 are sold out as is Type B. The remaining Types are C1 and Type D.

Phase 1 is expected to be completed by Q1 2018. Phase 2, offering the same residential and commercial components, is now open for registration.

Phase 1 is expected to be completed by Q1 2018. Phase 2, offering the same residential and commercial components, is now open for registration.

Phase 1 | Block B | Type C1 and Type D Floor Plans

This is Type C1 on Block B. It is facing the Recreational Park. At an adequate 971sq ft, it has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with Yard and Balcony.

This is Type C1 on Block B. It is facing the Recreational Park. At an adequate 971sq ft, it has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with Yard and Balcony.

This is Type D on Block B. It is facing the Golf Course. At a larger 1,218sq ft, this is a good sized corner unit and has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Yard and an L-shaped Balcony offering two views of Bukit Jalil.

This is Type D on Block B. It is facing the Golf Course. At a larger 1,218sq ft, this is a good sized corner unit and has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Yard and an L-shaped Balcony offering two views of Bukit Jalil.

A closer look at the living room and the balcony (Artist Impression).

A closer look at the living room and the balcony (Artist Impression).

An Artist Rendition of the overall masterplan encompassing Phase 1 and Phase 2 that will materialize in the years to come.

An Artist Rendition of the overall masterplan encompassing Phase 1 and Phase 2 that will materialize in the years to come.

Overall Site Plan

The Site Plan of Phase 1 is currently taking shape. Phase 2 will take off soon.  The shoplets mall will be adjoined in the future.

The Site Plan of Phase 1 is currently taking shape. Phase 2 will take off soon. The shoplets mall will be adjoined in the future.

This Overall Site Plan gives you a clearer picture of the placement of Block A and Block B of Phase 1, their orientation and their views.

This Overall Site Plan gives you a clearer picture of the placement of Block A and Block B of Phase 1, their orientation and their views.

A Closer Look at Block B 

Looking at the remaining available block in Phase 1, Block B which has 36 floors, here is the Layout Plan again. Observe the location of the available units, the Lift Lobby and the fire escapes.

Looking at the remaining available block in Phase 1, Block B which has 36 floors, here is the Layout Plan again. Observe the location of the available units, the Lift Lobby and the fire escapes.

Specifications

 These are the materials that will go into your unit.

These are the materials that will go into your unit.

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Facilities

In terms of facilities, The Link 2 has a comprehensive range of private relaxation facilities for residents and they include an infinity pool,gardens, pavilions and sun decks as well as a gym.

A full-fledged gym overlooking the pool

A full-fledged gym overlooking the pool

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Location

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Poised for capital appreciation, The Link 2 Residences is located in the heart of the ever prospering and matured Bukit Jalil township. Enfolded by greenery, whether through golfing greens or recreational parkland and surrounded by retail and leisure opportunities and accessibility, this project was created to meet and exceed all demands of a complete lifestyle.

Poised for capital appreciation, The Link 2 Residences is located in the heart of the ever prospering and matured Bukit Jalil township. Enfolded by greenery, whether through golfing greens or recreational parkland and surrounded by retail and leisure opportunities and accessibility, this project was created to meet and exceed all demands of a complete lifestyle.

The Link 2 Residences is located in the heart of Bukit Jalil, right where the action is and where it is all happening. For one, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1, The Link 2’s address, is at the swanky side of Bukit Jalil where the more elite developments are positioned almost shoulder to shoulder from the Bukit Jalil Highway all the way over to the OUG end of the hill. Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1 has become a very important artery road linking the Bukit Jalil Highway to Old Klang Road and beyond.

But let’s start the story from where the project is standing.

Exclusive Golfing Greens as Far as the Eye Can See

Right to its back and side depending on one’s perspective, is the 165-acre, 18-hole championship Bukit Jalil Golf and Country Resort, said to be one of the most talked about golf courses in the Klang Valley ─ a “must-take-up-the-challenge” for avid golfers ─ thanks to the engaging course designed by renowned Australian designer, Max Wexler. And apart from testing out your swing, there are great facilities at the clubhouse such as banqueting, swimming and so on. (The Golf Resort is by Berjaya, in case you didnt know).

Undulating greens of the Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort. (Pic from http://www.berjayaclubs.com/jalil/Gallery.aspx)

Undulating greens of the Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort. (Pic from http://www.berjayaclubs.com/jalil/Gallery.aspx).

But even if one wasn’t a golfer, there’s no denying the magnificent views a golf course can offer, especially one this large. And as you know, there’s always an added premium to the value of properties overlooking a golf course ─ The Link 2 Residences enjoy this premium and is thus primed as a blue chip investment.

A Walk in the Park

And if these greens aren’t enough to satisfy your “outdoorsy” needs, just across the road, opposite The Link 2 shopfronts, lie the 80-acre Bukit Jalil Recreation Park ─ a leafy paradise with lakes, streams, bridges, verdant grounds and trekking paths ─ just perfect for jogging, walking, exercising and spending wholesome, quality family time in the great outdoors together. The inviting park is an excellent motivator to stay active and fit.

Scenes inside the Bukit Jalil Recreational Park: Inviting pathways, scenic grounds and waterways and there are international gardens inside to explore too.

Scenes inside the Bukit Jalil Recreational Park: Inviting pathways, scenic grounds and waterways and there are international gardens inside to explore and appreciate too.

Let’s Take a Walk in the Park

So what will it be like then, having an 80-acre park at your doorstep and at your daily disposal if you choose to live here?

Why not take a walk around, inside, through the video provided for an up-close and personal experience? And enjoy the music, meanwhile. They were created specially for these videos.

Bukit Jalil Recreational Park: Flora and Fauna Escapade (Let’s Walk, Walk, Walk, Walk, Walk)

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Urbanity, Connectivity and Vibrancy All Around

Location Map of Berjaya developments in Bukit Jalil and of course, The Link 2. Do note the multi highway connectivity.

Location Map of Berjaya developments in Bukit Jalil and of course, The Link 2. Do note the multi highway connectivity.

The Link 2 Residences is itself surrounded by shops, retail malls and a host of facilities and conveniences, thanks to the development’s inclusion of an adjoining mall and shoplots. Need to get a bite to eat? A haircut? A few daily supplies? You needn’t travel far, it’s all downstairs!

But if you want to delve into some serious time-out in terms of entertainment, shopping, dining, leisure pursuits and even travelling using public transport or highways, do note that:

  • Bukit Jalil Highway is: 350m away
  • The Link Business Centre (with Hero Mart/ Dominos Pizza/ Hailam Kopitiam/KKMart etc) is: 750m away
  • Pavilion Bukit Jalil City (ready in 2019) is: 1.1km away
  • Paradigm Garden City (Phase 1 ready in 2020) is: 2.25km away
  • Calvary Convention Centre is: 250m away
  • The Earth Business Centre is: 1km away
  • Bukit Jalil National Stadium is: 1.7km
  • Technology Park is: 1.8km away
  • Giant Hypermart Kinrara 5 is: 4.5km away
  • Kinrara Golf Club is: 6km away
  • Awan Besar LRT is (closest LRT Station): 1.5km away
  • Muhibbah LRT is: 3.6km away
  • Puchong Jaya (IOI Mall, IOI Boulevard) is: 8.9km
  • IMU Healthcare Medical & Dental Clinic: 2.4km away
  • Columbia Asia Hospital Puchong: 11.1km away
  • Sunway Medical Centre: 11.7km away
  • Taman Desa Medical Centre: 11.9km away

Let’s Visit The Link 2 and take a Tour of the Bukit Jalil Highway

But instead of just talking about the above-mentioned places or viewing two-dimensional maps, let’s drive to the site itself where you can view the site progress yourself, observe its actual placement in the wider scheme of things and tour the Bukit Jalil Highway right down to Kinrara to see all the developments taking shape there.  See Bukit Jalil’s transformation first hand.

Site Visit and Tour of the Bukit Jalil Highway

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More Projects on Bukit Jalil/Kinrara 

If the drive on the highway has given you a clearer perspective of Bukit Jalil, then click on the links below to find out more about some of the projects seen in the video and some others not in the video but also in Bukit Jalil and Kinrara.  You just might find your perfect home yet!

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Analysis

A showcase of Berjaya’s track record: Completed Projects, On-going Projects and Open for Registration Projects, which include The Link 2 Phase 2.

A showcase of Berjaya’s track record: Completed Projects, On-going Projects and Open for Registration Projects, which include The Link 2 Phase 2.

About the Developer

As mentioned in the first section of this article, Berjaya is one of the earliest developers of Bukit Jalil back in the day when this side of the Klang Valley was only known for its stadium. As one can see, there is a belt of Berjaya developments stretching from the Bukit Jalil Stadium around their golf resort and over to Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1. This in itself is a showcase of their standing in the industry. The above picture tells of their track record across the country and beyond.

Here is Berjaya’s corporate story:

“Under the entrepreneurial leadership of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan, Berjaya Corporation Bhd has become a major conglomerate and diversified company in Malaysia. Today, Berjaya Corporation Bhd is engaged in a variety of core activities which include recreation development and management, consumer marketing and retailing, financial services, vacation timeshare, travel, hotel and resorts and property development.

Berjaya Land Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berjaya Corporation Bhd has long been regarded as a serious industry player within the property market in Malaysia. Berjaya Land Bhd has been building reputable homes for many years, primarily in the Klang Valley area. Some of the new key projects include several high end products like Vasana 25, The Peak @ Taman TAR and several condominium developments at Bukit Jalil called Covillea and Savanna 2. Other projects that are already in the market, among others include the Kuantan Perdana shoplots in Kuantan, Pahang, a mixed development called 1 Petaling Residences and Commerz in the Sg Besi area and a final phase of landed homes in the Berjaya Park township of Shah Alam. More recently, Berjaya Land Bhd has begun to create a growing presence abroad particularly in Korea and Vietnam.

In essence, Berjaya not only offers homes of brick and mortar but more importantly, the company creates beautiful lifestyles and successful residential developments.”

Excerpted from http://www.berjayaproperties.com/aboutus.php

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The Figures

The comparative figures below are between 3 new developments in the same area: The Link 2 Residences,SKyluxe on the Park, and Waltz Residences, Paradigm Garden City.

Name Tenure Unit Size No of Units Average Price PSF Approx Start Price per Unit
SKYLUXE On The Park, Bukit Jalil F hold  661sq ft ─ 1,224sq ft 477 RM700++ From RM500++K
The Link 2 Residences,  Bukit Jalil F hold  667sq ft ─ 1,218sq ft 539 RM700++ From RM700++K
Waltz Residences                            Paradigm Garden City, OUG F hold  948sq ft ─ 1,650sq ft 419 RM750 From RM760++K
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Summary

There is no denying that Bukit Jalil is on a development blitz.

It has been written and analysed in various publications countless times that what was once known as the sleepy suburb surrounding a stadium is today poised for impending and unprecedented growth, thanks to the catalyst called the Bukit Jalil Highway. In fact, along with other analysts, the property magazine Property Insight has reiterated the fact that Bukit Jalil is the Next Investment Hotspot. 

Now, that’s stating the obvious but it’s a point that hasn’t been missed by developers themselves, if you’ve taken a look at the video of the Bukit Jalil Highway Tour above.

The only question you might want to ask, if you have decided that Bukit Jalil is for you, is which property you should put your money on. Certainly there are a slew of them in various configurations from various developers to choose from, so you’ll be quite spoilt for choice.

In comparison, The Link 2 by Berjaya looks promising. The property is by a solid developer, it is on the good side of the hill and a stone’s throw from conveniences galore. If the price is right and you reckon it will suit your lifestyle…then, why not?

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