Here is a webcast showing a 360 degree view of downtown Johor Bahru in 2014. You can see the sky scrapers in the central business district (CBD) of Johor Bahru and Iskandar and in 5 years this will show many more high rise luxury condos. The beginnings of numerous (more than the total completed high rises) are visible in the video.
The CIQ, the causeway to Singapore, the Straits and Singapore beyond are visible. Even Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, located at the far southern edge of Singapore, can be seen in the background.
Related: Setia Sky 88 Construction Progressing Quickly – Indah Samudra Condo Rentals: 2,800 to 3,500 – Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple in CBD – D’esplanade Residence @ KSL Mall
Datin Halimah condo and Sri Mulia Condo and are two of the less expensive condos in downtown Johor Bahur that are suitable for expats. Many of the condo units that are available to rent in Johor Bahru are not shown online, but Propnet and iProperty are two good sources to see online listings for rental unit in Johor Bahru.
Johor Bahru is growing, and the planned investments in Iskandar will boost that growth dramatically in the next few years, if everything goes as planned. An increasing number of Singaporeans are buying property in Johor Bahru to live in and to rent as an investment. Hundreds of thousands of jobs could be added in Johor in the next ten years. If that happens their will be a large demand for housing of all types, including more high end condos.
See our overview of the Datin Halimah Condo. Units available now include:
- 1,600 square feet, corner unit on high floor with good views, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, RM 2,600 per month
- 1,100 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, RM 1,500 per month
- 1,100 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, RM 2,000 per month
- 1,051 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, RM 1,800 per month
See our overview of the Sri Mulia Condo. Units available now include:
- 2,400 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, RM 3,000 per month – also for sale at RM 650,000
Related: Indah Samudra and Lagenda Tasek Condos for Rent: RM 2,000 to RM 3,500/month – Molek Pine Condos RM 2,500 to RM 4,000 a month