The 5 Transit-Oriented Developments (TOD) You Need To Check Out!

With transit-oriented developments, it's literally a one-stop hub filled with facilities, amenities, ease of public transport, and lifestyle aspects rolled into one convenient address!
TOD, Sentral Suites, KL sentral, Aster Residence, Cheras, Greenfield Residence, Bandar Sunway, Damansara Damai, Damansara North, Tropicana Gardens, Kota Damansara

So, you’ve found a job at an office next to a train station. Or maybe you decided to forgo owning a car to truly go green.

Whatever your reason may be, living near public transport hubs is a modern-day convenience! In the real estate market, these are known as “transit-oriented developments” a.k.a. TOD.

We did the heavy lifting for you and identified 5 upcoming TODs within walking distance to an MRT or BRT station. You’re welcome!


1) Tropicana Gardens, Kota Damansara
Kota Damansara

Nearest transit: Surian MRT Station, direct bridge link


With just one bridge away from an MRT station, this integrated development features four residence towers, a shopping mall, and an office tower.

Surrounded and embedded with greenery, this place comes with every amenity you need from a basketball court to barbecue pits, and a mall at your feet.

Type: Integrated development

Built-up size: 601 - 1406 sq. ft.

Highway connectivity: New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) 

Developer: Tropicana Indah Sdn Bhd (Tropicana Group) 

Expected date of completion: 2019 

Starting price: A unit at Dianthus tower is RM650,000

Want our honest opinion on this place? Click here.


2) Divo @ The Zizz, Damansara Damai / Damansara North Divo, The Zizz

Nearest transit: Damansara Damai MRT Station, 350 metres 

Description by developer: 

This serviced residence is a five-minute walk away from an MRT station, and accessible by car, being just off the North-South Expressway.

The Zizz also boasts expansive spaces for facilities and recreation, plus every unit facing an optimal exposure to sunlight. 

Type: Serviced apartment

Highway connectivity: North-South Expressway, Jalan Kuala Selangor 

Built-up size: 695 - 1,008 sq. ft. 

Developer: Jaya Megah Building & Engineering Sdn Bhd

Expected date of completion: 2019 (Phase 2), 2020 (Phase 3)

Starting price: RM337,000

Read our review on The Zizz now.


3) Greenfield Residence, Bandar Sunway
Bandar Sunway

Nearest transit: Sunway-Setia BRT station, 500 metres, Mentari BRT station, 500 metres 


Aside from its proximity to three major highways, living here also gives you the convenience of taking the BRT.

True to its name, this three-tower residence is filled with gardens and water features that can be enjoyed by family members of all ages.

And with Sunway being a student-centric town, accessibility to public transport is especially helpful for students who have yet to own a car.

Type: Serviced apartment, with retail

Highway connectivity: Damansara Puchong Highway (LDP), Federal Highway, New Pantai Expressway (NPE) 

Built-up size: 581 - 1,302 sq. ft. 

Developer: Cicet Asia Development Sdn Bhd 

Expected date of completion: 2021 

Starting price: RM480,000

Check out our unbiased, unpaid thoughts about Greenfield Residence.


4) Aster Residence, Cheras

Aster Cheras

Nearest transit: Taman Connaught MRT station, 56-metre link bridge


This modestly-priced space affords you a direct link to an MRT station and a turn away from the Cheras-Kajang Highway.

Play basketball, futsal, tennis and mini-golf, all within just one elevator ride.

Type: Condominium

Highway connectivity: Cheras Kajang Highway

Built-up size: 650 - 1,009 sq. ft. 

Developer: Amber Homes Sdn Bhd 

Expected date of completion: 2021 

Starting price: RM350,000

See more project details.


5) Sentral Suites, KL Sentral

Sentral Suites

Nearest transit: Across the street from KL Sentral


This three-tower residence is just across the street from the transport hub of Kuala Lumpur, enabling you to access the LRT, MRT, monorail, and even the KLIA Express! 

With its myriad of built-in facilities, you still have the option to exercise, relax, and play with your children without leaving your home.

Type: Serviced apartment, with retail 

Built-up size: 651 - 1,166 sq. ft. 

Developer: MRCB

Expected date of completion: 2021 

Starting price: RM728,000

Check our review on this project here!


Good things come to those who wait.

With new public transport options and residences built around them, living and working in Klang Valley doesn’t always have to involve traffic jams anymore.

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