All About Bukit Jelutong


Bukit Jelutong Mosque

Bukit Jelutong is an high end suburb of Shah Alam, the capital city of Selangor state, Malaysia. The suburb is a well planned community, with a whole development area of over 2,200 acres ( 8.9 km2 ) and developed by Guthrie Property Holding Berhad ( GPHB ), a subsidiary company of Sime Darby Bhd.

The population in Bukit Jelutong estimated around 44,000. Thanks to the suburb’s upmarket standing, most of the residential units in Bukit Jelutong are typically low-density bungalows, semi-detached houses and terraced homes. Bukit Jelutong has many parks and open field areas.

History

Guthrie Pavilion Building

Bukit Jelutong is found on a previous oil palm plantation, Bukit Jelutong Estate, which belonged to Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad. The development of Bukit Jelutong commenced in 1996, with the development of the Guthrie Pavilion building, the present head quarter of GPHB. Since that time, Bukit Jelutong has appeared as a much sought-after address in Shah Alam, the property demands are well-received for every sales launched by the developer, and the property prices appreciated in good value compare to some other established areas in the Klang Valley, e.g. Petaling Jaya and Subang Jaya.

In July 2005, the Guthrie Corridor Expressway connecting Bukit Jelutong to Rawang officially opened.

Transportation

Bukit Jelutong is well-served by an excellent road infrastructure network. This township connects to Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam, Klang and other population centres in the Klang Valley by the North Klang Valley Expressway ( NKVE ), the Guthrie Corridor Expressway ( GCE ), the Federal Highway and the North-South Expressway Central Link ( ELITE). The expressways also connect Bukit Jelutong to the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport ( KLIA ) and Port Klang.

Commercial

D’Bayu Commercial Area

Bukit Jelutong has a very little commercial centre where sundry and restaurants businesses are found to cater mainly for the residents of Bukit Jelutong. Under the master development plan, GPHB had intentionally avoid developing big commercial areas to avoid traffic congestion and noise to maintain the suburb’s atmosphere of tranquillity and exclusiveness.

However, Bukit Jelutong in close proximity to Giant and Tesco hypermarkets, which are found just outside of the suburb next to the GCE.

Industrial

The Bukit Jelutong Industrial Park (BJIP) is found in the eastern part of Bukit Jelutong. BJIP is a low-density industrial park hosting low-pollution, high-tech industries as well as logistic warehousing services. The occupants are mostly multi international companies from various industries such as Zeullig Pharma, Schenker Logistics, Parker Hannifin, Ceva Freight, Ericsson etc.

Recreation and Leisure

Bukit Jelutong Golf Driving Range

Besides parks, Bukit Jelutong is also located adjacent to few main golf and country resort clubs, These include the Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club, the Monterez Golf and Country Club and the Saujana Golf and Country Club.

The Shah Alam Stadium is also only a 5-minute drive away from Bukit Jelutong.