People Nowadays Prefer Homes Near Access to Public Transport

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    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta Property Consultant Firm, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Indonesia, stated that the upcoming urban trend of residential area shifts to locations close to mass transportation posts. Head of Advisory JLL Indonesia, Vivien Harsanto, said, “the second generation begins preferring apartment and commuter access."

    Vivien said on Tuesday September 8 that the mass transportation development helps property development. She said that train transportation helps facilitate people living in the outskirt of Jakarta.

    "The mass rapid transit (MRT) or train stations will be a well developed area, in which future buyers will opt," she said.

    Upon the matter, PT Kereta Commuter Jabodetabek (KCJ), stated that average commuters per day until August has reached 720,000. KCJ targets the number to increase up to 1.2 million in 2018. There are in total of 784 commuter line units serving Jakarta and surrounding cities, all covering 884 trips.