Kayu Ara, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya

Kayu Ara (also known as Kampung Kayu Ara) is a leasehold town located in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya. It is a village area that has been experiencing some landscape changes in the recent years as development projects pour in from the neighbouring areas. It is primarily a residential area with some commercial and industrial buildings located southeast, beside Sungai Kayu Ara.

The built-up available in this town is 1,000 sf to 4,000 sf for houses. Other neighbouring towns around here are Ara Damansara, Bandar Utama, Damansara Jaya, Damansara Utama, Mutiara Damansara, SS2, Section 19, Sunway Damansara, TTDI and Tropicana.

Property Type
Land Tenure
1,000 sf - 4,000 sf (House)
Market Price
RM600,000 - RM2,110,000 (House)
Total Units
Completion Date
Launch Price

This town has many amenities nearby, for example schools, universities, hospitals and transit stations. The following are some main schools here:

As for universities, there are First City University College, Kolej Malaysia Lincoln University (Website) and Wawasan Open University (Bandar Utama Regional Support Centre). There are also some hospitals here, i.e. KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital and Mj AMHTS Kuala Lumpur Preventive Medical Centre 美兆吉隆坡預防醫學中心.

Lastly, the transit stations here are MRT Bandar Utama and MRT TTDI.

The current rental yield of Kayu Ara is 2.6% for houses. The highest rental yield ever recorded was 3.87% in Q1 2014 (house); while the lowest one was 2.58% in Q1 2016 (house). Meanwhile, the most common unit layouts and sizes available here are as follows:

House Layouts

The most popular layout and size (built-up) combination at Kayu Ara for houses is 4-bedroom / 3,000 sf with a median price of RM310 psf. For price wise, the most expensive one is 3-bedroom / 1,000 sf with a median price of RM600 psf; while the cheapest one is 4-bedroom / 3,000 sf with a median price of RM310 psf.

Latest Kayu Ara sale listings:

DateProperty TypeBuilt-upPrice
TodayTownhouse1,345 sfRM520,000
TodayShop-Office1,290 sfRM1,000,000
TodayShop-Office1,290 sfRM1,000,000
TodayCondominium1,345 sfRM520,000
5 Mar 2023Townhouse1,450 sfRM960,000
23 Feb 2023Townhouse1,200 sfRM599,000
21 Feb 2023Apartment1,450 sfRM800,000
20 Feb 2023Condominium920 sfRM488,000
18 Feb 2023Office1,638 sfRM460,500

Latest Kayu Ara rental listings:

DateProperty TypeBuilt-upRental
TodayMedium Room-NA-RM500
TodaySingle Room-NA-RM500
TodayHouse Room-NA-RM600
TodaySingle Room-NA-RM400
TodayHouse Room-NA-RM760
TodayMedium Room-NA-RM550
TodayHouse Room-NA-RM600
TodayHouse Room-NA-RM500
TodayHouse Room-NA-RM500
TodayHouse Room-NA-RM550
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