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Gurney Paragon at Gurney Drive


The Gurney Paragon at Gurney Drive could be said the most ambitious project yet in Penang latest property market. Leveraging on the prestige of a prime location in Penang, it combines hi-end luxury condo living with the convenience of having upmarket retail facilities at the doorstep.

Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Penang

That is not all, the addition of a heritage building smack in the middle of this mixed development project makes it even more unique. It is hard to find something similar elsewhere since it will be the tallest residential building in Penang.

The Paragon consists of a pair of towers, the East Tower and the West Tower. Both are 43-storey high and will house in total 220 condominium units.

Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Penang

The East tower has two units per floor while the West Tower will have four. The built-up area ranges from 261 square meters to 970 square meters.

Owners will have a commanding view of the Andaman Sea and the Strait of Malacca up to the mainland of Peninsular Malaysia.

The Gurney Paragon
The Gurney Paragon (Photo by Hunzagroup)

The project is planned with every detail thoroughly thought out. Future residents can simply walk into their units and be assured that everything is ready. Internal broadband and multiple cable TV sockets are in place, together with top quality finish in terms of flooring, kitchen, sanitary fittings and plumbing.

Standard facilities expected in such development: high security, secure underground parking space, swimming pool, children playing area, barbecue lawn, exercise deck, gymnasium and function rooms are all there.

The Gurney Paragon truly would be a most prestigious address in Penang. It is divided into two igious address in Penang.

It is divided into two major phases: the two towers and the shopping complex. While the piling for the two towers are being carried out, the developer has to take care not to damage an existing heritage building, St. Joseph's Novitiate, in the sprawling 10 acre site. The soil composition is marine clay with sand. A good solid foundation is being laid with the latest engineering know-how.

St Josephs Novitate, Gurney Drive in the old days

St. Joseph's Novitate, 1915, long before it was included in Gurney Paragon

St. Joseph's Novitiate is an old building established in 1925. It used to a teacher's training college. However, in this project, the building will be part of a cultural center known as Festival Square.

Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Penang
St. Joseph's Novitate after the renovation

High class boutiques and fancy restaurants will grace the building. It will be the most happening place in the city. This heritage building will also act as the entrance to the retail outlet from the condo units in this mixed development.

Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Penang

Gurney Drive has always been a most sought after piece of real estate since the last hundred years. There are several more heritage buildings around the area. Old Thai and Burmese temples are within walking distance. The famous hawker's food area synonym to Penang's food heaven is located less than one kilometer away. Investors should not worry, the performance of Gurney Paragon will do well in their portfolio.

Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Penang

Price starts from RM1.8 million (freehold). Please contact our real estate agent Mr. Yeoh in Penang for more information.

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