IJM Land has proved time and time again to have the touch of the Midas when it comes to developing not only residential homes but also highly-coveted commercial hubs out of nothing. Bandar Rimbayu’s comprehensive and self-sustainable integrated township stands as a testimony to its prowess.
Following the overwhelming response to their vibrant and happening developments like Starling, Robin, and Uptown @ Rimbayu, Bandar Rimbayu is set for prominence with the launch of Uptown Square. Bustling with visitors and residents, the township makes a lively yet busy scene.
Uptown Square is set to turn Bandar Rimbayu into a vibrant township
Synonymous to many of IJM Land’s development concepts, Uptown Square is characterised by well-planned placemaking that emphasises high street level vibrancy, as seen in their site plan, consisting of a multi-purpose space and oasis pocket park. The courtyard and oasis park offer the neighbourhood a wide array of options to utilise the public spaces. That may consist of functioning as a sporting venue for sports like basketball, doubling as a flea/night market, exhibition space or a site for festive celebrations.
Given its vicinity to the commercial and residential focal points of Shah Alam and Kota Kemuning, the township has become a local hot spot clamouring with visitors and residents alike. Bandar Rimbayu’s strategic location also means having access to four major entry and exit points, including Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS), Lebuhraya Kemuning – Shah Alam (LKSA), Expressway Lingkaran Tengah (ELITE), the South Klang Valley Expressway (SKVE) and the West Coast Expressway (WCE), which will be completed in 2024.
Uptown Square is part of Rimbayu Business Hub and has a GDV of RM308 million. There are 119 units in total, with sizes ranging from 3,300 to 7,539 sq ft. The units are divided into two- and three-storey plans, each with a practical layout. The development has multiple entry points featuring a rare but desirable five access and exits points with smartly distributed parking lots. The commercial layout, particularly units with a verandah, offers a more spacious area for a nice business setup.
Rimbayu Business Hub was designed with the greater population in mind and is set to become a well-esteemed business hub featuring an assortment of establishments such as food & beverages, hotels & institutions, residential malls, sports centres, showrooms and corporate offices.
With huge potential as a commercial centre and lifestyle hub, the estimated population of 100,000 in the next five years is expected to create a vibrant community and a bustling lifestyle in Bandar Rimbayu, making it a perfect site for investments in the forthcoming years. Business Owners can be assured that the chance of high return on investments and capital appreciation given their proximity to existing commercial establishments with high footfalls.
The success of Bandar Rimbayu is apparent with the entry of J&T’s Logistic and Distribution Centre, measuring 30 acres with a proposed investment of RM600 million. Along with J&T, the proposed hypermarket and 3S Centre will bring in a workforce of 4,000, which will benefit businesses such as flea markets, restaurants, and others in Uptown Square. The dynamic and highly advantageous commercial units will likewise provide a life of comfort and convenience to the families and guests who live and visit Bandar Rimbayu.
(From left) Roy Zeng, CEO of J&T Express Malaysia and Datuk Edward Chong, Managing Director of IJM Land Berhad signing the sales and purchase agreement of 30 acres in Bandar Rimbayu
Uptown Square also made it a point to stress sustainable living by incorporating green-centric elements that encourage the usage of renewable energy sources. In that regard, business owners can also play an active role in reducing carbon footprint while benefiting from much lower electricity billing. The solar PV installations also work efficiently in adding value to the property.
Bandar Rimbayu: A booming township
With a GDV of RM11 billion, the 1879-acre award-winning town of Bandar Rimbayu has progressively blossomed into a state of the art township that has become a highly-coveted location southwest of Klang Valley. Following its inception in 2013, Bandar Rimbayu has tremendously transformed into a mature, vibrant and comprehensive township that encourages commercial growth in various components. Through IJM Land’s efforts, Bandar Rimbayu is home to the highly-esteemed Oasis International School, The Arc and The Club, which offer a wide range of top-of-the-range facilities.
Bandar Rimbayu’s proximity to commercial and residential focal points of Shah Alam and Kota Kemuning has subsequently changed the district into a high catchment region. The township boasts a wide selection of lifestyle conveniences, including a drive-through Starbucks, Mcdonald’s and Kenny Rogers. In addition to that, residents and visitors can also enjoy daily activities like grocery shopping in Jaya Grocer or visit lifestyle stores like Mr DIY or Harvey Norman at Quayside Mall.
The jewel of Bandar Rimbayu, Uptown Square
“The investors and business owners are not buying the shops alone, but the whole businesses’ ecosystem that will enable them to succeed and prosper,” said Mr Chai Kian Soon, Senior General Manager of Bandar Rimbayu.
Following the purchase of a 2-acre land adjacent to the township to develop a corporate office tower, Bandar Rimbayu's commercial sector awaits robust development, a growing population, and an expansion in buying power as the drive that will lead to the town’s true potential. With the addition of the soon-to-be-developed Uptown Square, Bandar Rimbayu is well on its way to realising its dream as a self-sufficient township and getaway for trade. The future has never looked brighter.
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