Kayu Ara, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya

Kayu Ara (also known as Kampung Kayu Ara) is a leasehold town that is located in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya. It is situated in a village area that has undergone some notable changes in the recent past due to the influx of development projects from the neighbouring localities. The area, which is predominantly residential, has experienced some transformation over the years. Although, the village still encompasses its original rural features, which makes it an excellent place for relaxation. It also houses a few industrial and commercial infrastructures located at the southeast intrinsically near Sungai Kayu Ara to provide employment to the residents, and amenities to cater for their needs. As such, Kayu Ara is becoming increasingly attractive and stands to benefit immensely from the recent growth and expansion that has taken place.

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
RM560,000 - RM2,110,000 (House)
Total Units
Completion Date
Launch Price

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

As for universities, there are First City University College, Kolej Malaysia Lincoln University (Laman Sesawang) and Wawasan Open University (Bandar Utama Regional Support Centre). There are also some transit stations here, i.e. 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 Q2 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 RM400 psf. For price wise, the most expensive one is 5-bedroom / 3,700 sf with a median price of RM570 psf; while the cheapest one is 5-bedroom / 2,800 sf with a median price of RM340 psf.

Latest Kayu Ara sale listings:

DateProperty TypeBuilt-upPrice
TodayShop-Office1,200 sfRM370,000
16 Apr 2024Condominium850 sfRM499,999
3 Apr 2024Condominium1,000 sfRM530,000
13 Apr 2024Condominium1,000 sfRM530,000
10 Apr 2024Condominium954 sfRM355,000
9 Apr 2024Condominium1,175 sfRM610,000
1 Apr 2024Condominium850 sfRM620,000
30 Mar 2024Condominium1,116 sfRM530,000
24 Mar 2024Apartment1,098 sfRM298,900
29 Mar 2024Condominium850 sfRM515,000

Latest Kayu Ara rental listings:

DateProperty TypeBuilt-upRental
TodayMedium Room-NA-RM600
31 Mar 2024Single Room-NA-RM430
30 Mar 2024Condominium700 sfRM1,800
26 Mar 2024Apartment Room-NA-RM484
26 Mar 2024Condominium1,114 sfRM1,600
25 Mar 2024Master Room-NA-RM350
24 Mar 2024Master Room-NA-RM720
24 Mar 2024Master Room-NA-RM700
24 Mar 2024Medium Room-NA-RM550
22 Mar 2024Condominium920 sfRM1,800
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