Top 10 Most Popular High-Rise Properties In Malaysia for H2 2020

PropertyGuru Editorial Team
2020 was a year that truly cemented its place in the history books to come – from a pandemic that took millions of lives, to global economies shutting down for months to combat the rapid spread of the virus.
For homebuyers however, the lower price environment tapped into pent-up demand, allowing them to take advantage of the more affordable market.
So, which high-rise properties did Malaysians prefer during the latter half of 2020?
Based on actual transaction data from Property Advisor (which is managed by MyProperty Data*, Malaysia’s largest online property data company), here are the top 10 projects with the highest number of transactions in H2 2020. The list is arranged starting from the most transactions.
*Editor’s note: MyProperty Data is a property data, analytics & solutions provider to financial institutions, credit rating agencies, valuers, real estate agents and developers.

1) Lanson Place (No. 8 Ampang Hilir)

  • Property Type: Condominium
  • Built-ups: 1,500 sq ft – 2,200 sq ft
  • Price: Rental rates between RM6,300 – RM11,000
  • Completion year: 2014
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Fun fact: Lanson Place is well situated in the affluent U-Thant enclave, also known as Embassy row. Named after the former United Nations secretary general, the area is surrounded by foreign embassies, international schools and The Selangor Polo and Riding Club. No wonder it’s top of the list!

2) PR1MA Jalan Jubilee Residence

  • Property Type: Condominium
  • Built-ups: 906 sq ft – 1,089 sq ft
  • Price: From RM311,850
  • Completion year: 2020
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Fun fact: PR1MA Jalan Jubilee Residence was developed under the affordable housing programme PR1MA. Developments under this scheme are located in conducive locations and reasonably priced between RM100,000 – RM400,000, as they are meant to help more eligible Malaysians own their first home.

3) Flora Damansara, Damansara Perdana

  • Property Type: Apartment
  • Built-ups: From 650 sq ft
  • Price: From RM90,000 – RM250,000
  • Completion year: 2015
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Fun fact: If you’re looking to purchase a unit in the affordable and high-density Flora Damansara, be mindful that Block A and B are low cost, while Block E, F and H are medium cost. The maintenance fee varies, depending on the block as well.

4) The Parque Residences @ Eco Sanctuary

  • Property Type: Condominium
  • Built-ups: 516 sq ft – 1,388 sq ft
  • Price: From RM397,000 – RM1,097,800
  • Completion year: 2018
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Fun fact: Living with family in this resort-style condominium? Rest easy knowing that your loved ones have access to 24/7 nursing service and monthly health consultations at the Eco Sanctuary Care Hub, an in-condominium care service.
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5) OUG Parklane, Old Klang Road

  • Property Type: Serviced residence
  • Built-ups: 950 sq ft
  • Price: From RM258,400
  • Completion year: 2015
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Fun fact: Despite its high-density living conditions (there are a total of 4,225 residential units!) and extensive scale, this development managed to achieve 100% sales, in large part thanks to its excellent location. OUG Parklane was also one of the Top 10 Most Popular High-Rise Properties in Malaysia for Q1 2021.

6) Eco Majestic, Semenyih

  • Property Type: Condominium/apartment
  • Built-ups:
    • Harmoni: 900 sq ft
    • Karisma: 800 sq ft
    • Simfoni: 750 sq ft
  • Price:
    • Harmoni: From RM307,000
    • Karisma: Fom RM290,000
    • Simfoni: From RM100,000
  • Completion year: 2017 (Eco Majestic)
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Fun fact: While this is a massive self-sustaining township that contains many different phases, it does house three distinctive apartments. Simfoni was first launched as a Rumah Selangorku project. Following its wildly successful reception, came Karisma and Harmoni which offer more spacious built-ups.

7) The Ridge, KL East

  • Property Type: Serviced Residence
  • Built-ups: 651 sq ft – 865 sq ft
  • Price: From RM488,000 – RM659,999
  • Completion year: 2020
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Fun fact: The Ridge, KL East is aptly named given that it’s located at the foothills of the Klang Gates quartz ridge, the longest quartz ridge in the world. In fact, more than half of the development is enveloped by the lush greenery of natural rainforest, and it also houses the 53-acre Forest Park.

8) Sg Long Residence, Kajang

  • Property Type: Condominium
  • Built-ups: 1,339 – 1,453 sq ft
  • Price: From RM495,000
  • Completion year: 2019
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Fun fact: In all its distinctive red brick cladding (really though, how many developments have incorporated a rustic facade like this?) and beautiful landscaping, Sg Long Residence isn’t just a pretty sight to behold. This condominium is also within walking distance to Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), making it a prime hotspot for the student market.

9) Venice Hill, Cheras

  • Property Type: Condominium
  • Built-ups: 1,200 – 1,600 sq ft
  • Price: From RM190,000 – RM550,000
  • Completion year: 2000
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Fun fact: Located on a hilltop right next to a verdant rainforest, Venice Hill enjoys breathtaking views of the lush greenery and cooling breezes. The tropical pool area and facilities intertwine beautifully with nature to offer a resort-like living experience.

10) PR1MA Bandar Meru Raya, Perak

  • Property Type: Condominium/apartment
  • Built-ups: 959 sq ft – 1,137 sq ft
  • Price: From RM158,760
  • Completion year: 2018
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Fun fact: Also under the PR1MA affordable housing scheme, Bandar Meru Raya residence is surrounded by various amenities, including prestigious schools and well-known grocery stores. It’s situated right beside the PLUS highway, directly accessed by the North-South Highway.
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