Kota Kinabalu

Median Price

RM 3,011k

Based on 1075 units sold preceding 12 mths.

Annual Growth

88.9%

Compound annual growth rate in median price.

Kota Kinabalu is the state capital of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu was previously known as Jesselton before being renamed in 1967 that was derived from the Mount Kinabalu that is located in the east of the city. Kota Kinabalu also known as KK by locals and internationals is a major tourist destination and gateway for travellers visiting Sabah and Borneo. Since it is one of the major industrial and commercial centres of East Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu has become one of the fastest growing cities in Malaysia.

There are a number of major roads and highways that are connected to Kota Kinabalu making it an easily accessible city. Major highways such as Lintas – Tuaran Bypass Road, Sabah Stare Route SA3 (Federal Route 500) and Asian Highway Route (Federal Route 1) are amongst the few highways connected to Kota Kinabalu. These highways connect Kota Kinabalu to its neighbouring towns and cities such as Kota Belud, Beaufort, Sipitang, Tambunan and Kudat.

Kota Kinabalu is a beautiful city in Sabah. One that is surrounded by a scenic view of nature that is just pleasant to look at all the time. There are also a lot of things that one can do in Kota Kinabalu. The most popular destination that tourists particularly enjoy is Mount Kinabalu. Hiking enthusiast loves to visit Mount Kinabalu to take on the treacherous hiking trail and conquer it. For those who prefer a more relaxed activity can take a trip to the beaches in Kota Kinabalu. Sapi Island, Manukan Island and Tanjung Aru are well known for their beaches as they are among the captivating beaches in Kota Kinabalu. Those who enjoy visiting museums and learning about the more historical side of Kota Kinabalu would enjoy a trip to the Sabah Museum, Atkinson Clock Tower and Sabah Art Gallery.

When in Kota Kinabalu there are a number of dishes that one must try before leaving the city. It is a city that has a mixture of cuisine that one can enjoy but there are a few that is considered popular dishes amongst those who have live in or have been to Kota Kinabalu that is a must try. Among them are Mee Tuaran, Sang Nyuk Mian (Pork Noodle), Roti Cobra, Borenos Fried Chicken and Oyster Sauce Chicken Wings. Apart from that, for those who enjoy cooking and preparing their own meals, there are supermarkets in the area that they can frequent to get their groceries from. City Grocer Supermarket, Tong Hing Supermarket and Everrise Departmental Store are among the many supermarkets that are available in and around Kota Kinabalu.

Kota Kinabalu  is a great area to live in as it is close to many amenities that is located in the city centre. Kota Kinabalu does not lack medical attention as there are hospitals and clinics in the surrounding area such as KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital, Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu and Lau And Chong Clinic among many others in the area.

Apart from being an ideal living location because of the vast amenities readily available in the area, Kota Kinabalu can also be a good choice for families as there are a variety of schools in the area that the children can attend. SMK St Francis Convent (M), Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School and SMK Tinggi Kota Kinabalu are some of the public schools available in Kota Kinabalu. Kinabalu International School and Jesselton International School are some of the international schools in the area.

Kota Kinabalu is an area that is made up of mainly leasehold properties. The median price for the properties in Kota Kinabalu is RM 750 k and the median price per square feet of the properties in Kota Kinabalu is RM 369. There are a total of 117 project listings as of now in Batu Berendam. This showcases the variety of property type that home owners and investors can browse through to find the one they fancy such as Lido Avenue, Jesselton Twin Towers, Aeropod, Sutera Avenue The Residences and Ashton Tower.

Buying, selling, or investing property is a very big decision. Even moving to your desired location can sometimes be very emotional. Using data from more than 432 listings in Kota Kinabalu, PropertyGuru aim to help you make the right decisions on selecting property, by providing you helpful news and property statistics such as median and growth in the area, but also our opinion on local neighborhood area.

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