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Top 10 Most Searched Properties in KK

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Condominiums and terraced houses are the most popular choices for residential living in KK. We've narrowed them down to five of the most searched in each category to give you a brief view of what makes these properties so sought after.

The Kepayan and Penampang areas are amongst the few family-oriented areas which are being developed over the years. Landed houses and beautiful condominiums have been erected in these areas to boost the lifestyle and atmosphere just outside of the city centre.

In recent years, due to rapid economic boom and its proximity to Kota Kinabalu, Kepayan and Penampang have observed a rapid growth in the secondary and tertiary sectors of economy.

Kepayan is considered as one of the fast-developing areas both in commercial and residential developments. This matured suburb adopts many accessible conveniences and good eateries within reach.

Today Penampang strives as one of the major industrial and commercial centres within the greater Kota Kinabalu area. Many retail stores are found scattered in the district primarily in the Donggongon area, anywhere along Penampang Lama Road and Penampang-KK Bypass Road.

Here are the top 10 most searched properties in KK in 2016.


A stylish collection of 840 elegant modern units for the urban family. The residence enjoys a prime location in the mature neighbourhood of Kepayan and Penampang, situated towards Jalan Lintas. It is just minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport and the bustling city centre.

Amenities: Pool, Kids pool, Gymnasium, Games room, Kids playground, Nursery, Kids corner, Library, Rooftop garden, Basement carpark, Open car park, Garden, Lift Lobby, Waiting lounge, Security services

Surian Residences is located along Jalan Kepayan Kobusak in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. This is a leasehold low-density condominium development offering just 176 units in two 12-storey towers. Each floor only has 4 units and 2 car parks are allotted for each unit.

Amenities: Swimming Pool, Gym Room, Sauna Room, Function Room, Games room, Playground, 24 Hour Security, Balcony, Jogging track

Located opposite Sutera Harbour Resort, in between Harbour City Commercials and Grace Point food court, this development is minutes away from the city centre and all its conveniences – Gleneagles Hospital, Imago Shopping Mall, KK Times Square, Gaya Street, to name a few.

Properties in the city are comparatively expensive but being in the heart of the KK CBD, this development has good value for money. For less than RM1 million, one can get a sizable duplex unit as compared to a condo unit that is smaller but with the same price tag.

Amenities: 24-hr Security, Gated Community, Playground, Balcony, Park/Garden, tennis court, 24 Hour Security

Located in Bundusan beside Fairway Mansion Condominium, this development boasts a spectacular golf view (Sabah Golf and Country Club). It is also a walking distance away from Bukit Padang recreation park and a few schools. This low-density development only houses 149 units.

Amenities: Party lounge, Playground, Squash court, Nursery, Male/Female changing room, Green wall, Kids pool, Pool, Poolside deck, Pool cabana, Sunbeam lounge, Shower Area, Gym, Yoga Room, Management Office, Prayer room, Lift lobby

This 22-storey high-end condominium development is situated adjacent to the Penampang Bypass, boasting a great view of the Penampang countryside. Nestled in the peaceful greenery of the City's prime Penampang district, it offers both serenity and convenience. The development is also just minutes away from KKIA and Kota Kinabalu City Centre.

Other notable specialities of this development are that all units are corner lots, with ample natural lighting and ventilation, as well as each unit receiving 2 parking lots located in between levels 1 to 3.

Amenities: Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Playground, 24 Hour Security, Balcony, Eateries, Supermarket.

These condominium developments share one thing in common; although they are in a prime location, the traffic congestion in these areas are agonising at times. However, having said that, these locations will boom in the years to come.


Located within 10 minutes radius drive to KK City Centre, KKIA/Terminal 2, Lintas, Luyang and Damai, this neighbourhood is suitable for families.

Amenities: Open University, Primary & Secondary schools, dental clinics, ATM, Petrol station, Hypermall, convenience store

This contemporary terraced property boasts about an 18.5ft high stairwell for the 2-storey terrace unit, a spacious 22ft wide frontage for all terrace villas and a mind-blowing 30ft for its 3-storey link bungalow. Its winning location to good accessibility and unmatched hilly fresh air of Penampang makes this development a family favourite.

Amenities: Workshop, Primary & Secondary School, dental clinics, government clinics, hospital, Mini market, convenience stores

This 2-storey leasehold terraced house is located in a mature residential township in Luyang. The standard unit has a land area of about 3,550sq ft with a built up area of around 1,876sq ft. It is suitable for those who are looking to build a family home. Amenities-wise, it is close to the basic necessities from schools, hospitals and convenience stores.

Amenities: Petrol station, Hospital, Art gallery, Wet market, Convenience store, Primary and Secondary Schools, State library

This is one of the busiest suburbs with only 3 rows of shops selling almost everything - from coffee shops to fruit stalls. It is a 15 minutes drive to the KK City Centre and a few minutes drive to Damai, Lintas and Penampang.

Amenities: Pharmacy, Police station, Eateries, Supermarket, Hospital, Primary & Secondary School, Private School and University, governmental clinics, dental clinics, convenience store

This newly developed 2-storey terraced house is a few minutes drive to Kota Kinabalu International Airport and KK City Centre. Located in a prime location of Kepayan, it is within easy access to all the basic necessities.

Amenities: Convenience stores, Eateries, hospital, Open University

Disclaimer: All information provided are accurate at the time of publication.


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