Damansara is an township located in Petaling
Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It
is spread across 4,000 acre (16 km²) of land. It is located between
Shah Alam and
Petaling Jaya. Notable landmarks located within Kota Damansara are the
Subang Airport and the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia.
Kota Damansara comes under the Subang parliamentary constituency.
The township was previously a forest reserve, bordered in the west by the
Sungai Buloh Industrial Park, in the south by the Tropicana Golf and
Country Club and on the south-east by Bandar Utama Damansara. The
development of Kota Damansara first began in 1992 and was initially
undertaken solely by PKNS.
The pace of development picked up when PKNS decided to develop parcels via
joint ventures or privatisation. Excluding developments by private
developers and joint ventures, PKNS has launched more than 8,500 units,
with an average take up rate of more than 85%.
The township is accessible via the Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP) via
Persiaran Surian, the old Batu Tiga-Sungai Buloh road and via its own
interchange to the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). This interchange is
located immediately before the Damansara interchange if one is heading to
Kota Damansara MRT Station on the
Klang Valley MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line is located here.
Many affluent townships are situated near Kota Damansara at a 5 km to 10
km radius from Parcel PB1 and accessible via the LDP include :-
- Mutiara Damansara - The Curve, IKEA, Ikano Power Centre & Tesco
- Damansara Perdana
- Bandar Utama - One Utama
- Taman Tun Dr. Ismail
- Damansara Damai
- Desa Park City
- Bandar Sri Damansara