Ground Breaking Raja Uda
Ground Breaking Raja Uda in Butterworth, Pulau Penang. Honourable guest YB Soon Lip Chee (Adu Bagan Jermal) as the representative Penang Chief Minister YAB Chow Kon Yeow, Dato’ Lim Fang Tseng, Lee Berlin, Chan Soon Ling, Cheong Seow Pui and Royce Lim.
Jalan Raja Uda is one of the main road in Butterworth, Penang. The road is
connected to the Butterworth and even the first Penang Bridge. From there, the North-South Expressway (NSE) can also be accessed, leading to other town down south mainland Penang and the second Penang Bridge. Snaking along for about three kilometres between the Butterworth Outer Ring Road and Jalan Permatang Pauh, Jalan Raja Uda is always busy with cars and people going to and from the morning Apollo Market, the stretch of hawker stalls, the temples as well as the many new cafes. Also known as a vibrant and colourful Chinatown of Butterworth, Raja Uda is simply filled with a mix of culture, food and trendy places, almost like a little township on its own.
In the realization of becoming a tourist spot centre, Temasek Land Sdn Bhd and Temasek Land Property Sdn Bhd are working on expanding the development of Raja Uda, by launching three projects which are Temasek Avenue, Garden City Square and Garden City Residence, and aiming these projects can tap into the new infrastructure of Raja Uda.
Temasek Avenue is a project of commercial shop lot consists of 14 blocks of 4 storey shoplots with 117 units included with lift for every level. Despite a freehold title as a sales point, these shoplots offer a great four promises in return to the buyers which are prime strategic location, easy accessibility, trendy architecture and high rental returns. In addition to that, as Jalan Raja Uda may be better known for its food, festivals, temples and streetscapes, late a series of fresh creative expressions of commercial mural art have burst into the scene, adding another novel layer of fascination to the area. The trend has certainly helped to invigorate some parts of the town, ushering a whole new allure and vibrancy to Jalan Raja Uda. Another landscape concept is certainly create fresh and harmony positive vibes to the population, with the decorative landscape at the back of the alley lead to lively comforting and cleanliness in this new developing area. Investor may perceive the new vibes in Raja Uda as Temasek Avenue be part of Butterworth.
Garden City Square is going to be a landmark shopping centre as it is strategically located at Raja Uda with prominent visibility and easy accessibility. It is a retail mall with 2 storey level above and 1 storey level below; nett build up areas of of 219,139 sq. ft. This mall is built up of 103 units shoplots provided with 534 parking bays. As Garden City Residence is integrated and links to these developments, this existing of modern concept style of the mall allows shoppers and residents to feel convenient with the amenities provided. This Multi of brand stores will steps in to occupy all the 103 units shoplots; as an attraction to the investors and buyers as well.
Garden City Residence is a service rental apartment with built-up area of 219,002 sq.ft or 5.03 acres in totals. This project offers 420 residential unit that consists of 6 towers of A, B, C, D, E and F and have 3 layout types of A; 950sf with 112 units, type B; 1,100sf with 227 units and type C; 1,350sf with 81 units with each of the block total of 13 storey. Looking forward as a tourist spot at Raja Uda, this project takes an opportunity to open 2 blocks E and F for Airbnb concept. Airbnb is an online community marketplace that connects people looking to rent their homes with people who are looking for accommodation in additional, this project is absolutely with low density environment. This concept is aiming to boost the market for not only for
potential homebuyers but also for outsider investor. Moreover, these towers are attached with Garden City Square that can easily access by homeowners and become the popular hangout for family and teenagers as well. There are four highlighted sales point, which are, a green new pulse, an urban forest ambience, a prime location as well as designed for luxurious living, this development also promises a comfortable and convenient with the amenities provided. Homeowners will get to enjoy facilities that break into three categories play, chill and relax. Play; infinity swimming pools, bubble pool, pool deck, gymnasium, water play, wading pool, children playground and multipurpose court. Chill; open lounge, garden lounge, forest lounge and forest nest. Relax; open deck, parents’ hut, sand forest, yoga deck, reading garden, and reflexology garden.