Started back in 1970s, Seberang Jaya is a town originally designed to provide housing for workers of the industries in Perai. Today, Seberang Jaya is more than just a residential site for industrial area. Instead, Seberang Jaya has become one of the most rapidly developing towns in Central Seberang Perai. Seberang Jaya strategic location between the district capital (Bukit Mertajam) and Butterworth has drew the attention of those in the know and as such, investments pour in and this city is witnessing its skyline transform quickly.
Infrastructure and transportation in Seberang Jaya is well developed. The North-South Expressway and the Butterworth-Kulim Highway cuts right through the heart of Seberang Jaya. Both these highways link Seberang Jaya to other metropolises as well as the Penang bridges. Residents can easily get around and out of town by utilizing the public transports that are widely available like the Rapid Penang’s buses, Rapid Penang’s Congestion Alleviation Transport (CAT) and Bridge Express Shuttle Transit (BEST) bus services.
Home to several utilities and facilities, Seberang Jaya offer its residents a contemporary lifestyle in an upscale urban neighbourhood. The Seberang Perai Arena Convention Centre is a community hall equipped with amenities fit to be the venue of various community events. Pocket parks in residential area like Taman Tunku ensures folks have ample outdoor spaces to practice a healthy lifestyle. Lest we forget, clinics like Klinik Munawar, Clinic Singapore Seberang Jaya and Klinik Kesihatan Seberang Jaya as well as the Seberang Jaya Hospital provides folks with state-of –the-art medical care.
Like most parts of Penang, Seberang Jaya is a town with an astounding range of eateries from local hawker stalls to restaurants. Restaurants with the likes of Rumah Café, Mee Pokok Ceri Asli, Asam Pedas dan Kari Kepala Ikan Tengirri and Seberang Jaya Food Court offers a wide range of savoury dishes. Besides local dishes, one can easily find piquant international cuisines at places like Abbey Road Bistro, Hong Kong Kim Gary Restaurant and Sushi Zento. Be sure not to miss the Pasar Malam Seberang Jaya that not only has stores selling groceries, but also houses several stores offering aperitive local delicacies. It is widely known that nightlife on Penang mainland is not as happening as it is on the island and as such, do expect less choices of pubs and bars in Seberang Jaya.
Being a commercial hub that replaces Butterworth, it is no wonder that Seberang Jaya is home to several shopping outlets like Aeon Big, Tesco Extra and Sunway Carnival. Aside from the big grocery chains, there are also a great range of smaller retailers such as the Kedai Runcit Siakap and Hidayah Bazaar Enterprise. Homemakers can also get their daily supply of fresh produce and goods at the Market Seberang Jaya. Service and merchandise retailers like Mobile Screen Repair Center, My Tile Shop Sdn Bhd and Camera Planet are also widely available offering residents a variety of services and goods.
Aside from eateries and shopping malls, Seberang Jaya boasts home to several educational facilities of all tiers. SMK Seberang Jaya, SK Seberang Jaya and Kindergarten Graduate small are some of the educational institutions available in this town. Aside from the conventional academic educational institutions, there are also vocational and technical educational facilities like Top Skills Academy. Tertiary education wise, there less choices of universities and colleges available in the town like Open University Malaysia and Paramount College of Technology. For more options, folks can head out of town to nearby universities such as Stradford International College in Perai( (10 minutes drive), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College in Georgetown (39 minutes dirve), KPJ International Collegein Bukit Mertajam (18 minutres drive) as well as UniKL in Kulim(31 minutes drive).
Due to its proximity to major townships like Bukit Mertajam and Georgetown as well as excellent accessibility via the highways, Seberang Jaya has attracted multinationals from diverse industries to set up base in the Seberang Jaya Industrial Park. Acer Technologies, Alliance Contract Manufacturing and Nasmir Hard Gelatin Capsules Sdn Bhd are some of the many corporates that can be found in Seberang Jaya. The increase in investment and creation of job opportunities in various industries including the education, healthcare and tourism sectors is certainly bringing great economic progress to Seberang Jaya contributing to the effort of transforming Seberang Jaya into a vibrant modern and self-sustaining smart city.
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