Useful Information: Jakarta Guide [2]

The video above is information about Daily Rented Apartment at Thamrin and Sudirman, the Jakarta business and shopping area.

Located in Central Jakarta, Sudirman - Thamrin are very strategic since they are close to central business districs. Well known as The Golden Triangle area (Jl. Sudirman, Jl. Gatot Subroto and Jl. Rasuna Said, For those who like to be at the heart of the action, and don't need to be located in South Jakarta to be near schools for their children, the apartment-living lifestyle of the Golden Triangle can be very attractive. Within a few kilometers of most major office buildings, commute time is minimal and in some cases within walking distance. 

If you yearn for green, wide open spaces you will probably not be happy for long in this area, but if you do not want to spend hours in your car commuting to the office each day so proximity to work is valued and you don't want the hassles of caring for a large home, apartment living may be a great choice for you. Both serviced and non serviced apartments are available. Many single young executives enjoy the proximity to the nightlife of Jakarta as well as “empty nest” couples find that the apartment lifestyle is very convenient.  So, if the drone of traffic is music to your ears consider leasing an apartment in the Golden Triangle.

Jl. Rasuna Said in Kuningan  there are substantial planned housing developments favored by expats. Patra Kuningan, built in the 70s, has been a favorite of oil and gas folks for over 20 years. The neighborhood is well-planned, with tree-lined streets and lots of space for parking. Many of the homes are owned by oil and gas companies and occupied by their current expatriate staff. Kuningan Timur, on the west side of Jl. Rasuna Said, includes the Mega Kuningan development with new offices and apartment towers. This area was originally planned as a diplomatic enclave and does have some stately residences for diplomats. Some of the residences are older however most of the time the landlords are willing to make repairs to accommodate an expatriate lease. There are a few small parks in this area and limited through traffic so it tends to be a favorite area for expats working in the Kuningan area.

Nearby shopping at Pacific Place, Plaza Indonesia, and Grand Indonesia is only about 15 minutes away. The closest international school is Pattimura Elementary. The middle school, junior high and senior high school at JIS are 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hour away, however there are other international schools located in the Kemang area that offer closer schooling options. There are some other international school options in the area, however currently they are serving the elementary grades with limited or no options for middle and high school.