Nibong Tebal

Nibong Tebal started as an agrarian town with sugar harvesting being the economic mainstay. Today, this town is a far cry from its humble beginnings. Proper infrastructure and communication facilities as well as its strategic location close to industrial parks and metropolises like Butterworth, Taiping and Kulim have sped up the development and growth of Nibong Tebal.

Residents of Nibong Tebal enjoy easy access to the North-South Expressway which connects the town with various others cities like, Sungai Jawi and Bukit Mertajam. The PLUS highway also connects to the Second Penang Bridge that leads to the townships in Penang Island. Folks can also travel to other cities by taking the pan-island Fedaral Route 1 which runs through Nibong Tebal. Public transports like the Rapid Penang Bus and free shuttle service of Central Asia Transit are available throughout the town.

Developers and local authorities have not overlook the need of proper facilities and amenities in their effort of making Nibong Tebal the next satellite town in Penang. Commuinity halls such as JKKK Hall Nibong tebal are made available to house community and company events. Devoutees can carry out spiritual practices at religious institutes like the Nibong Tebal Gospel Hall, Kuil Sri Kaala Bairavar and Feng Shan Si Temple.

Nibong Tebal is also home to clinics like Klinik Lim Nibong Tebal and Peoples Clinic that provides quality medical care. However, should patients require medical services provided by hospitals, there are several such facilities located near Nibong Tebal like the Sungai Bakap Hospitals (10 minutes drive), Seberang Jaya Hospital( 27 minutes drive), Bukit Mertajam Hospital (31 minutes drive) and KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital (31 minutes drive). There are also several other healthcare medical facilities that caters to other needs of residents like the BLISS Dental Surgery, Siang Pharmacy and Desa Farmasi Sps.

Local marts like the Pasaraya Ekonomi Soon Kee, Yawata Supermarket and Yee Kwan Centre provides residenets of Nibong Tebal with their everyday wants and needs. Fresh produce and goods are also available at wet markets like the Medan Penjaja Taman Berjaya, Kedai Pasar Pagi and Nibong Tebal Sunday Night Market. Folks can also travel to shopping malls located in nearby townships such as Taiping Central Mall and Taiping Mall both located one hour away from Nibong tebal, Kulim Central which is 45 minutes drive away, as well as Aeon Mall , Aeon Big and Sunway Carnival that are all half an hour drive from Nibong Tebal.

Beside malls, Nibong Tebal does not fall short on places to dine. With so many eateries located here, one can literally experience the mouthwatering Malaysian dishes like Nibong Tebal’s laksa and ais kacang as well as the a la mode savory international cuisines like steaks and sushis in the very same neighbourhood. As a coastal town, the most sought after cuisines are perhaps the seafood dishes. Thanks to the location of the town next to the Penang Strait and Kerian River, eateries like Restaurant Law Cheang Kee, Swee Garden Seafood Restaurant and Cheng Hwa Seafood Porridge are able to serve customers with fresh and delectable seafood cuisines.

Students in Nibong tebal have the privilege of choosing from quite a number of schools located in here like the Byram Estate Tamil School, SMK Jawi and SMK Methodist Nibong Tebal. International and private schools are only limited to preschools like Dragonfly Kiddyland Nibong Tebal and Pearl Junior Kindergarten. International primary and secondary education institutes are easily found in nearby townships like GEMS International School in Pearl City (21 minutes drive) and Wing International School in Laguna (26 minutes drive). This town is also home to one of the most famous tertiary education insititute in Malaysia – the University Sains Malaysia.

In the 1990s, as an effort to promote growth and development of Nibong Tebal, the Government established the Bukit Panchor Industrial Estate here. Fast forward 20 years to the present, we see that the effort has bore fruit as Nibong Tebal becomes a modern self-sustaining township with Bukit Panchor remaining as its main industrial zone. Nibong Tebal now houses industries like Sunway Paving Solutions, Huhtamaki Foodservice Malaysia and P-PLUS Sdn Bhd.

Properties of Nibong Tebal are of freehold with a median price of MYR240 thousand and a median price psf of MYR 206. The several property projects throughout NIbong Tebal provides home owners and investors with ample amount of choices like the flats in Taman Bukit Panchor, luxurious bungalows in Residensi Merbok, the charming three-storey terrace house in Taman Cowin Indah as well as the elegant yet cozy double storey linked house in Taman Sri Bistari.

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