Bandar Kinrara

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Bandar Kinrara
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
Establishment 1991
Government
 • Administered by Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
Website http://www.bandarkinrara.my/

Bandar Kinrara is a township in Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia. The Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve is situated to its south. Island & Peninsular Berhad commenced the township development under Perumahan Kinrara Berhad in 1991. The only link road to the development then was via Jalan Puchong before entering Kinrara Army Camp road. BK1 was constructed for low-cost terrace houses before BK2 double storey terraces begun construction. The construction of Puchong-Sungai Besi Highway (Federal route 217) helped Bandar Kinrara to expand the development phase on both side of the highway. An underpass linked both sides of the development.

Background and Progress[edit]

The construction of Bandar Kinrara began in 1991 and was developed by Perumahan Kinrara Berhad. It comprises a land area of 1,904 acres (771 hectares). Bandar Kinrara is divided into sections BK 1-9. BK 1-3 are located on the right side of the Bukit Jalil Highway heading towards Puchong while BK 4-9 are located on the left side of the highway.

Over the years, properties in Bandar Kinrara have attracted huge public interests and have skyrocketed in prices. In 2009, original buyers for Phase B41 Desiran had to queue up for 5 days in June while buyers for Phase B39/40 Sentosa had to queue up 11 days in August before the launching day. All units were taken up within hours.

Facilities[edit]

A Giant shopping complex is located here and was opened in 2008. An international cricket ground named Kinrara Academy Oval was completed in 2003.

There are many amenities surrounding the township. There is also a youth centre consisting of covered futsal arenas and badminton courts and a natural buffer zone in a form of a forest reserve to the south called Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve which has been lately re-gazetted by the current state government as permanent reserved.

The IPD Serdang Police District Headquarters is located at Bandar Kinrara 5. Near the police headquarters is the 18-hole Kinrara Golf Club. It is open to the public and also offers facilities such as tennis courts, swimming pool and fitness center. It also offer accommodation for its visitors.

Education[edit]

Bandar Kinrara is served by several primary and secondary schools within its vicinity. Among them are Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Yak Chee, Sekolah Kebangsaan Seksyen 1 Bandar Kinrara, Sekolah Kebangsaan Seksyen 2 Bandar Kinrara, SMK Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara and SMK Seksyen 4 Bandar Kinrara.

Accessibility[edit]

The township is accessible from Damansara–Puchong Expressway (LDP), Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2), New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) and New Pantai Expressway (NPE).

It is located 19km to the Kuala Lumpur City Centre and 7-15km to Subang Jaya and Petaling Jaya.

In the future, Bandar Kinrara will be linked to Petaling Jaya via the Kinrara–Damansara Expressway and to Putrajaya via the Serdang-Kinrara-Putrajaya Expressway.

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Coordinates: 3°03′02″N 101°38′56″E / 3.0506289°N 101.649001°E / 3.0506289; 101.649001