Bandar Bukit Tinggi

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Residential homes at Bukit Tinggi in Klang
Commercial shops at Bukit Tinggi
Accessing Bukit Tinggi from the KESAS Highway

Bandar Bukit Tinggi is an integrated and modern township in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia. The RM5 billion (over US$1.6 billion) self-sufficient mature township has a wide range of facilities and amenities.[1]

With a total freehold land area of 1,346 acres (5.45 km2), Bukit Tinggi houses a mixed development of over 20,000 units of quality designed properties including various types of double-storey, terrace and semi-detached houses, bungalows and luxury and medium-cost apartments.[2]

Bandar Bukit Tinggi consists of 3 major development areas, namely Bukit Tinggi 1 (BT1), Bukit Tinggi 2 (BT2) and Bukit Tinggi 3 (also known as Klang Parklands).[3] Adjacent to Bukit Tinggi are some other modern townships such as Botanic Klang, Glenmarie Cove, Bandar Puteri Klang, Kota Bayuemas and Bandar Bestari (Canary Garden).

Retail and food[edit]

Bukit Tinggi in Klang has hundreds of food and dining outlets in the township such as Mamak stalls, kopi tiams, bak kut teh, steamboat, seafood, Kajang satay, Western, Asian, nasi kandar, Chinese, fast food and vegetarian restaurants.[4]

This integrated township has 2 hypermarkets, Tesco and Giant Hypermarket and a modern business hotel with 300 rooms, the Première Hotel.[5] There are various amenities in Bukit Tinggi that serve more than 90,000 residents, including banks, offices, petrol stations, recreational parks, health clinics, gyms and schools. This makes Bukit Tinggi the most successful and fastest growing township in the royal town of Klang.[6]

Developed by property developer and construction player WCT Holdings Berhad since 1997, Bandar Bukit Tinggi is also the home to the AEON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre, the largest AEON (Jusco) store in Southeast Asia. The shopping mall has a gross lettable area of approximately one million square feet and over 5000 car park bays.[7]

An integrated development comprising 20-block of retail offices and 2-block of 9-storey corporate office suites named The Landmark with a gross development value of RM180 million is currently in development in Bukit Tinggi 2.[8][9] Next to The Landmark is The Lead Residences development, comprising 2 high-rise blocks of service apartments, 8-storey boutique hotel and retail shops. Both The Landmark and The Lead Residences will be directly linked to the AEON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre via skybridges.

Manipal Hospitals Klang (MHK), a US$100 million private medical centre with 220 beds, is located in this township. Operational since 18 July 2016, Manipal Hospitals Klang provides a modern tertiary levels of healthcare service with super specialities including cardiothoracic, paediatric and neuro surgeries with a team of over 300 nursing staff and 60 resident and visiting specialists.[10]

Administration[edit]

Bandar Bukit Tinggi is under the jurisdiction of the Klang Municipal Council (MPK). Bukit Tinggi is represented in the Parliament by the Member of Parliament for Klang, Mr. Charles Santiago.[11] At the state government level, the township is represented by the Port Klang state assemblyman, Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, who is the former Chief Minister of Selangor.[12]

The residents of the township are represented by the Residents' Association of Bandar Bukit Tinggi (PPBBT). The Bukit Tinggi police station provides a good security presence in the township.

Location and connectivity[edit]

The integrated township development of Bukit Tinggi in Klang is located strategically just 50 km west of Kuala Lumpur and 30 km from Petaling Jaya. It is accessible via major highways of which the nearest is the KESAS highway. The upcoming West Coast Expressway (WCE) will also be built next to the township.

In terms of Internet connectivity, the township is fully connected to the national high-speed broadband (HSBB) grid on fibre optic lines. Bukit Tinggi is serviced by public bus service providers with direct route to the Klang town centre, Kuala Lumpur, Banting and the KLIA2 airport terminal.

By August 2020, Bandar Bukit Tinggi will also be connected to the RM 9 billion LRT 3 rail line, with 2 elevated stations (Tesco Bukit Tinggi station and AEON Bukit Tinggi station) located in the mature township, serving as a major component to the Klang Valley Public Transport System. [13]

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Coordinates: 3°00′08″N 101°26′04″E / 3.0022°N 101.4345°E / 3.0022; 101.4345