Section 16 is one of the most strategic gateway to Petaling Jaya given its location near Damansara Sprint Highway. It neighbors Bukit Kiara to the north, Section 17 to the west, Section 12 & 13 to the south, and University of Malaya to the east.
Section 16 is a mixture of both freehold and leasehold properties. The major landmarks here are Philleo Damansara, CP Tower, Eastin Hotel and Universiti Islam Antarabangsa. In term of housings, there are numbers of uniformly large of well set and attractive bungalows which are built on undulating topography. The bungalow units have spectacular great view of University of Malaya and neighboring Damansara Heights. Complementing the bungalows, there are exclusive condominiums set along the western boundary with Section 17 includes Tiara Damansara, Prima 16 and Li Villas.
In terms of academic institutions, there is no school in Section 16. However, there are schools located at neighboring areas, such as Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Damai at Section 17, Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdullah Samad and Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Petaling at Section 12. For tertiary academic institutions, University Islam Antarabangsa and University of Malaya is located within the vicinity. Besides, there are a few medical center and clinics which include University Malaya Medical Centre which located at Section 16 and Assunta Hospital which located at PJ Old Town.
As for the daily needs and shopping, there is no shopping mall located in Section 16. However, the strategic location of Section 16 provide fast and easy access to all the major shopping mall in town such as One Utama at Bandar Utama, Jaya Shopping Centre at Section 14, Bangsar Shopping Centre at Bangsar and Mid Valley at Syed Putra. Besides, there are plenty of shops and office suite can be found in Phileo Damansara at Section 16.
For accessibility, there are a few LRT stations which located within the proximity includes RapidKL Asia Jaya and RapidKL Taman Jaya. Addition to that, the Bandar Utama Express Bas Terminal is 1.76km drive from Section 16. As Section 16 is located alongside to Damansara Sprint Highway, it provide easy access to all the major towns.
Section 16 is one of the highly demanded area for residential and commercial. As one of the most strategic gateway in Petaling Jaya, Section 16 provides easy access not only to all the PJ area, but also to all the major towns in Klang Valley. Generally, Section 16 is a quite ideal place for own staying as the residential development supported by a variety of commercial shops and facilities. As there is no new development can be foreseen, the buyer may have to go for second-hand house if they are interested to stay there.
Currently there is limited space for new development in Section 16. Some of the land tenure in Section 16 is freehold and some of them are lease hold. The property price at Section 16 is much more expensive if compares to other and there is a sign of increasing in property price in the years coming.