The Seed, Skudai
The Seed (also known as The Seed @ Sutera Utama) is a low-rise condominium development spreading over 47-acres of freehold land in Taman Sutera Utama, a bustling commercial cum residential district in the heart of Johor Bahru. It has gross development value of RM790million.
The Seed is set amidst tropical landscaping with captivating water features and completed with numerous amenities to served its residents such as gymnasium, badminton courts, swimming pool, and amphitheater to name a few.
According to the developer, The Seed is built based on Malay traditional concept of community, which is inspired by traditional living spaces in the 'kampong'. It is translated by its environmental features including lush greenery, rain-harvesting system, and large windows to allow natural lighting and better ventilation. Adding to that, the developer will promote the 'kampong' spirit by organizing community activities such as 'gotong-royong' and recycling.
Sited within planned Taman Sutera Utama, The Seed is just 5 minutes away from Sutera Mall, an eco-friendly retail mall with 2 anchor tenants, Carrefour hypermarket and the Chinese restaurant Peking. Besides that, there are several rows of shop-offices located nearby. In addition, several schools are also within the vicinity – Seri Omega Private Schools, Calvary Victory Centre and Kiwanis Careheart.
There is also a bus service near The Seed by Causeway Link that connects Sutera Mall to Singapore as well as several other places. It is about 18km to Johor Bahru city centre and a 15-minute drive to Senai Airport and Nusajaya.
Taman Sutera Utama development, which is a part of Iskandar Johor, is developed by Tanah Sutera Development. It is a consortium that combines established and renowned Singapore and Malaysian organizations, namely Keppel Land, CapitaLand and Lee Rubber Co (Pte) Ltd from Singapore, and PNB-owned Pelangi, Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera and Primesite from Malaysia. The same consortium is also developing the 323-acre Taman Sutera.