What exactly Damansara is? Now, let’s go back in time to learn about the beginning of Damansara.
Damansara was originally a small harbour-like settlement that was located near the mouth of the Damansara River along the Klang River. In the mid-1870s, it was the final destination for steam boats used by the British to travel to Kuala Lumpur from Klang as steam boats cannot go as far as the center of Kuala Lumpur near the junction of Gombak River and Klang River. Travelers would then go from Damansara to Kuala Lumpur via the Damansara Road which finished at Brickfields in Kuala Lumpur
Damansara is probably the most popular word used to name property developments in Klang Valley. Property development that use Damansara in their names stretches from border of Bangsar to Kelana Jaya and all the way up Kepong. You can refer to map below for a clearer picture on distibution of highrise residential development that use the word Damansara in their name.
At area or neighborhood level, there are many that use the word Damansara such as:
- Bukit Damansara
- Pusat Bandar Damansara
- Damansara Jaya
- Damansara Utama
- Damansara Kim
- Damansara Intan
- Mutiara Damansara
- Kota Damansara
- Damansara Perdana
- Ara Damansara
- Sunway SPK Damansara
- Bandar Sri Damansara
- Damansara Damai.
- Kwasa Damansara
At area property development level there are many more that use Damansara in their name. Chart below are the list of highrise property
development that used Damansara as their name, their median price and expected monthly income required to buy the property.
For installment and salary calculation, we are using prudent financial rule that 1/3 of income should be for housing need. Further assumptions made are loan duration of 25 years and housing loan interest of 4.5%.
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