Taman Skudai Baru is a housing area located in Skudai, a rapidly expanding suburb of Johor Bahru, which is also a part of the new growth corridor of southwest Johor. It is located 8 km from Kulai, 4 km from Senai, and 16 km from Johor Bahru city.
Some other nearby towns and residential neighborhoods are Taman Universiti, Taman Sri Skudai, Taman Desa Skudai, Taman Impian Skudai, Taman Sutera Utama, Bandar Selesa Jaya, Taman Bukit Indah, Taman Jaya, Taman Skudai Indah, Taman Nusa Bestari, Taman Nusa Bestari 2, Taman Skudai Ria and Taman Impian Emas.
Eateries and food outlets are among the many amenities offered at Taman Skudai Baru. Wide variety of Malay, Chinese, and Indian food are being served in food stalls and restaurants. Mamak stalls are also available and can be found mostly in Taman Universiti.
Schools located near Taman Skudai Baru include SMK Taman Tun Aminah, SM Taman Skudai Baru, SM Taman Universiti, SMK Skudai, and SM Taman Desa Skudai. Besides, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Southern College are also within reasonable distance from the area.
Shopping is easy as Taman Skudai Baru is located near to numerous hypermarkets and shopping malls such as Jusco Taman Universiti, KIP Mart, Skudai Parade, Giant, U Mall, The Store, Sutera Mall, Bestmart, as well as Kemayan City (which is being re-developed into an integrated contemporary shopping and commercial mall known as B8 mall, and is expected to be completed at the end of 2011).
Many of those who live in Skudai come from other states in Malaysia due to the better employment opportunities it offers. People who work in Singapore also prefer to settle down here because it offers easy access to Singapore, and also has lower living costs as compared to Singapore.