Astrum Ampang, a brand new mixed property development in Ampang. Image from: Setia Awan

Setia Awan Group ("Setia Awan") Central Region’s Astrum Ampang is all set to be the brightest star in Kuala Lumpur’s property market. Located along bustling Jalan Ampang and Jalan Jelatek areas, the 6.8-acre mixed development will soon shine with major appeals such as location, accessibility, convenience, affordability and urban living. Combined with a captivating design and a never-seen-before concept in Malaysia, Astrum Ampang is set to transform the landscape of city living in Malaysia’s capital city as we know it.

Following the excellent response for the Brezza One Residency, Setia Awan is now launching its latest offering, Astrum Ampang, a mixed property development. Creating history as the first ever development with a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) and SOHO Transit concept in the country, Astrum Ampang has a comprehensive list of facilities and amenities that will add on to the magnetism for young working professionals to live, work and unwind in the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur.

Located a mere 4km away from the Petronas Twin Towers, the well-developed neighbourhood is close to prominent city landmarks in the vicinity. These include Gleneagles Medical Centre, Great Eastern Mall, and the Ministry of Defence, along with an array of businesses, embassies as well as private and public schools.

Just a brief 150 meters walking distance to the Jelatek LRT Station which is just 4 train stations away from KLCC, Astrum Ampang’s TOD concept is distinguished from other projects in the city. Following modern and ultra-convenient connectivity in public transport such as Stockholm, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, the star development was planned and designed to promote public transport ridership, with the aim of creating sustainable growth in the city. Astrum (meaning star in Latin) Ampang, will also be directly linked to the Jelatek LRT station via a covered pedestrian bridge.

Besides the TOD concept, Astrum Ampang’s modern inspiration embraces the “City Within City” concept, creating avenues for residents to live their lives abundantly at the development – all possible with the Setia Awan Group’s Hotel, Office, Park, Shopping, Connectivity and Apartment (HOPSCA) blueprint.

From Left to Right: Mr. Ng Teck Hua & Mr. James Andrew Bruyns. Image from: Setia Awan

“Astrum Ampang’s uniqueness lies in it encapsulating the first ever SOHO Transit and TOD concept in Kuala Lumpur. It also caters to the rising demand for home ownership by the young, working population in the thriving and exciting Kuala Lumpur. With the SOHO Transit governed by the Housing Development Act and full support from the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) and Selangor Housing and Property Board (LPHS), the development provides KL-ites the best of city living,” said James Bruyns, Chief Operating Officer, Setia Awan Group Central Region.

Designed with practicality and suited to the needs of 30-somethings with the desire to live in an urban setting, Astrum Ampang’s SOHO Transit has a built-up area of 280 sf, SOHO Suites are 450 sf and the Mampu Milik Service Apartments comprising of 450 sf & 550 sf respectively.

Potential homeowners can look forward to Setia Awan Group Central Region launching its first

phase, comprising of SOHO Transit (1360 units) and Rumah Mampu Milik (712 units) for first-time homebuyers from the starting price of RM230,000 to RM270,000. These affordable price points give young working adults the opportunity to redirect their rental overheads towards owning a property with 62 Star facilities and amenities for a comfortable and convenient lifestyle.

Wellness pool of Astrum Ampang. Image from: Setia Awan

Facilities and amenities available for residents include a children’s indoor playground, a multi-purpose hall and Smart Gym to a community centre/co-working space, café, outdoor theatre and infinity pool. Astrum Ampang is also home to a sunken Jacuzzi, outdoor tennis court and reflexology room, among many others. Together with the 27 commercial units catering to residents of the development and other residents in the urban neighbourhood, these elements are designed to give residents a richer, more exciting urban lifestyle.

“While we have only recently branched out to offer our expertise in the big city, our aim has always been the same, which is to build affordable yet high quality homes for all Malaysians. Over the past few years, young working adults continue to constitute a huge percentage of the total working population in Malaysia, but many of them find it challenging to rent, let alone own a home in the city center due to high living costs. Hence, Setia Awan hopes to play a bigger role to enhance the lifestyle of the underserved communities in this market,” said Ng Teck Hua, Executive Director, Setia Awan Group Central Region.

With a completion target in 2026, the group aspires for Astrum Ampang to be the preferred mixed development in the area and aims for the upcoming project to be recognized as one of Malaysia’s most successful mixed-development projects in the near future.

Astrum Ampang is slated to be yet another milestone in Setia Awan’s stellar property portfolio following the successful launch of their first Klang Valley project, Brezza Hill in Ampang. Their steadily growing list of active developments include properties in Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Perak. The Group is also the current leading property developer in Perak, particularly in Sitiawan and Seri Manjung.

(9 September 2021)