12 Feb 2016

Know Your Neighbourhood: Whitefield - A self-sustaining technology hub


A popular area to the East of Bangalore, Whitefield is among the most prominent spots for IT in Karnataka. Alongside the immense advancement in IT and tech-based companies, Whitefield has also witnessed the incremental investment by developers and builders. This has resulted in the development of world-class realty projects. Whitefield’s biggest take home is the fact that there is zero pollution, high class connectivity and comfortable proximity to workplaces, which makes it a sound investment option.

Price Details
The average buy price for Villas in Whitefield is Rs. 6846 per sq. ft., while the average price for apartments is Rs. 4241 per sq. ft and plot is Rs. 1957per sq. ft

Connectivity
Whitefield is very well connected internally and beyond. The Whitefield Road goes through Mahadevapura and Varthur Road through Marathahalli. It intersects at the Karnataka State Highway 35 and is located on the Bangalore-Chennai route. The Whitefield Railway Station is approximately 3 kms to the north of Whitefield bus stop. Major trains to Whitefield start from Bangalore City Junction. Some of the trains that pass through Whitefield include the Mysore-Howrah Express running from Mysore to Howrah, the Chennai Express, the Seshadri Express, the Tirupati Passenger and the Kanyakumari Express. These trains commute between Whitefield from the City Junction in about 30 to 40 minutes. The Bangalore International Airport is the closest airport to Whitefield, and is situated at a distance of 50 kms. Air-conditioned Volvo buses and other buses available for transport. Within, Whitefield is perfectly connected with autos, buses and taxis.

Social Infrastructure
Whitefield has a many residential and commercial areas. A hub for shopping malls, some of the more popular shopping outlets include the Forum Value Mall, the Phoenix Market City mall, the Park Square Mall and Inorbit Mall. There are plenty of restaurants, cafes, departmental stores, small and large medical care centres, private business set ups and even a number of IT establishments here. For the most part, Whitefield is self-sustaining and has the potential to evolve into a full-blown and self-sufficient residential and commercial arena.

Technology hub
Whitefield is highly renowned for its range of technology hubs – and has some of the most famous IT and ITES companies, Export Promotion Industrial Parks (EPIP) and the Bhoruka Tech Park. Some of these companies include Accenture, Wipro, iGate Global Solutions, Sapient, Manhattan Associates, SAP Labs, Perot Systems, Dell, IBM, Intel, and Oracle. Whitefield boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure, zero pollution and heavy greenery - a perfect example of sustainable development in every sense of the term.

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Article written by :Nisha Achuthan

Nisha is a content strategist who eats, sleeps and breathes marketing. She is an avid follower of real estate news and is fascinated by all things architecture.

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