Section 17, Shah Alam
Section 17 is another small neighbourhood located in the vicinity of Shah Alam. This leasehold neighbourhood consist of apartment and terrace houses which was built almost 30 years ago. Located under the Klang Valley area, this neighbourhood is merely less than 30 minutes away from major towns such as Klang, Port Klang, Puchong, Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya and Kuala Lumpur.
Section 17 also mainly consist of medium cost residences which is mainly rented by university students. The University Institute Technology Mara (UITM) Section 17 campus is also located within this vicinity and the main campus is located in Section 2. Also located almost 3 minutes from UITM is the Section 17 Bus Terminal. Besides, other amenities namely JKR Stadium, MBSA Multi-purpose Hall, Section 17 Hall, Badminton Court and Futsal Court are also located within this vicinity.
Besides, Columbia Asia Hospital is also located within Section 17, which is a special branch to care for older generations. There are also a Vocational School available for special kids which is located right beside the UITM Section 17 campus. This neighbourhood is also linked to other towns via Federal Highway, New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Shah Alam Expressway (KESAS), Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE), North - South Expressway Central Link (ELITE) and Kemuning - Shah Alam Highway (LKSA).
Section 17 is a small neighbourhood which is packed with medium cost houses and low cost apartments, which is mostly rented out by university students. The rental value in this area is quite high and the capital appreciation for the property are moderate. Currently, there are no new development going on on this place as all the lands are already used for developments. Overall Section 17 would be suitable for someone who's looking forward to settle down in a quite and peaceful neighbourhood.