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 2,500 sf to 3,000 sf for houses. Other neighbouring towns around here are Ara Damansara, Damansara Jaya, Damansara Utama, Mutiara Damansara, SS2, Section 13, Section 19, Sunway Damansara, TTDI and Tropicana.

Property Type
Land Tenure
2,500 sf - 3,000 sf (House)
Market Price
RM1,080,000 - RM1,140,000 (House)
Completed In
Launch Price

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

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

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

The current rental yield of Kayu Ara is 3.49% for houses. The highest rental yield ever recorded was 3.92% in Q4 2018 (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 combination at Kayu Ara for houses is 4-bedroom / 2,500 sf with a median price of RM430 psf. For price wise, the most expensive one is 4-bedroom / 2,500 sf with a median price of RM430 psf; while the cheapest one is 5-bedroom / 3,000 sf with a median price of RM360 psf.

Latest Kayu Ara for sale listings:

29-Mar-20Condominium1,098 sfRM430,000
28-Mar-20Low-Cost Flat855 sfRM360,000
25-Mar-20Condominium1,423 sfRM800,000
23-Mar-20Office1,540 sfRM750,000
22-Mar-20Low-Cost Flat1,114 sfRM390,000
22-Mar-20Condominium1,175 sfRM670,000
27-Mar-20Shop-Office980 sfRM1,500,000
22-Mar-20Condominium1,175 sfRM670,000
20-Mar-20Condominium1,000 sfRM580,000
18-Mar-20Condominium945 sfRM390,000

Latest Kayu Ara for rent listings:

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2 user comments on Kayu Ara
Facebook Reviews
08 Jun 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Location ok, unfriendly guard, swimming pool not well maintained.

Google Reviews
18 Jul 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Close to the 1 Utama and the MRT. Clean, not too high density and has a great cafe.