Lanai Gurney Investment Condo Jalan Gurney / Semarak

Two good condominiums were recently discovered in the Jalan Gurney / Semarak area of Kuala Lumpur for investment purposes. It is said that all known information about a piece of real estate in reflected in the price. The price of these two properties have been steadily appreciating over the years. While the actual reasons for this phenomenal appreciation is open to debate, the fact remains that this is a good investment property. Let’s look at the first gem of an investment.

Lanai Gurney Corporate Suites Jalan Bukit Keramat, 54200, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Check out the 730 square feet units of Lanai Gurney Corporate Suites. This is a freehold condominium located in Keramat, Kuala Lumpur. Lanai Gurney sits on an 8-acre site that consists of five 25-storey blocks. There are a total of 9 differing layouts in Lanai Gurney which ranges from 650 square feet 1-bedroom units to 3-bedroom units of 1,650 square feet.

Facilities

The facilities consists of 3 swimming pools one of which is a half Olympic-size swimming pool, centre courtyard, a massive landscaped pool deck, 5 karaoke rooms and an elegant courtyard. Ample banquet halls located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor to cater for multiple functions at the same time. The swimming pool and coffee house are located on the 5th floor while the apartments units are all situated from 6th to 23rd floor. At the top, there is an the exclusive Roof Top Restaurant and Roof Top Jacuzzi. Good food and a great view of the city centre skyline is the order of the day from this location.

Amenities

Amenities are in abundance & are easily accessible. The nearby schools and colleges include SRA Al-Akram, SRK Datuk Keramat and Armed Forces Staff College. The Khalid Al-Walid Mosque and the Keramat Mosque are within minutes away from Lanai Gurney Corporate Suites.

Accessibility

When it comes to accessibility, Lanai Gurney is easily reachable from Jalan Semarak and Jalan Keramat which in turn is connected to Jalan Datuk Keramat, Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Ampang.

Property Details

Name: Lanai Gurney
Address: 1, Jalan Bukit Keramat, 54200 Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
Type: Condominium
Tenure: Freehold
No. of Blocks: 3
No. of Levels: 24
Land Area: 8 acre
Built-up: 650 sf – 1,650 sf

Facilities

Jacuzzi
Gymnasium
Courtyard
Restaurant
Mini market
Banquet hall
Coffee house
Swimming pools
5 karaoke rooms
Covered car parks
Landscaped pool deck
Children’s playground
24-hour security with access card system

Demographics

The demographics of this property is a useful indicator of who ones neighbors are most likely to be. Their age group will serve as an indicator of their probable marital status and the age of their children. As of 2015, the demographics are as follows:

Demographics of Lanai Gurney As of 2015
Age Group Race Gender
20-30 years=>10% Malay=>53% Female=>78%
31-40 years=>43% Chinese=>37% Male=>23%
41-50 years=>40% Indian=>7% 40 samples analysed
51-60 years=>5% Others=>3%
Others=>2% 30 samples analysed
40 samples analysed

Nearby New Development

There is a new condominium known as Havalla situated at Jalan Gurney 2, Kampong Dato Keramat in Keramat, a few minutes away from the RapidKL Jelatek and RapidKL Damai. It is near the Sekolah Menengah Perempuan Putri Ampang and Sayfol International School. This is a freehold condominium. Looking at the latest Google Streetview image as of October 2013 below, there does not seem to be any construction progress nor are there any signboards promoting Havalla. Therefore, the presence of Havalla will probably not affect the value of Lanai Gurney adversely for the time being.

Is Lanai Gurney a Good Property for Investment?

Sale
In 2005, the median asking price for sale of Lanai Gurney was RM205.035 per square feet. In 2014 the price went up to RM459.35 per square feet. As of April 2015, no owner seems to want to sell their units. Obviously this is due to the tremendous capital gains enjoyed by the owners of this condo. This is a whopping 13.78% appreciation per year.
Rent
In terms of rental appreciation, Lanai Gurney has stagnated over the years. In 2005, the median asking price for rent of Lanai Gurney Corporate Suites was RM2.48 per square feet. In 2014 the price went down to RM2.44 per square feet.
This makes Lanai Gurney a good condo to purchase for capital appreciation or owner occupation purposes.

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In Part 2 of this article, another good investment in the Jalan Gurney / Semarak area of Kuala Lumpur will be revealed..

Happy investing 🙂

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