Thoraipakkam is one of the preferred residential locations in Chennai as it is strategically located along the IT Expressway of Chennai and the Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR). The neighboring localities here include Ellaiamman Nagar, MCN Nagar, Raj Nagar, Mettukupam, MCN Nagar Extension, Chandrasekhar Avenue, NJK Avenue, among others. Many IT companies have opened up their offices here like Mahindra Satyam Computers, Tech Garuda systems etc.
The locality serves as a prominent commercial and residential center in South Chennai.
Thoraipakkam is situated along the OMR and is well known for its well developed and wide roads that ensure smooth traffic flow. The Thoraipakkam-Pallavaram radial road connects the IT corridor and the Grand Southern Trunk Road (GST) road. The airport is just 20 minutes away from Thoraipakkam via the Radial road. Moreover, the locality also offers good rail connectivity with the Velachery and TIDEL Park Railway Stations situated at a distance of around 5-6 kms on the sides of Thoraipakkam. The city is well-connected to Chennai Metropolitan Transport Corporation as well and all buses from Sholinganallur and Kelambakkam run through Thoraipakkam.
Schools and Hospitals
Thoraipakkam hosts several reputed schools and colleges that offer quality education. Some of these include St.George School, APL Global School, RMT International, Cauvery Matriculation School, Little Angles, Podar Kids (play school) and Government High school.
There are many hospitals located in and around Thoraipakkam including Sri Krishna l, SV Hospital, Nanthini Hospital, S V Hospital and Shree Annai Hospital.
Banking institutions like State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and Indian Bank have their branches here
Shopping Malls and Recreation
Phoenix Market City, Express Avenue and Alsa Mall are some of the famous shopping options available here. In addition to these, there are many restaurants in Thoraipakkam like KFC, World of Subs and Salads, Arista etc.
Real Estate in Thoraipakkam
Excellent connectivity and good infrastructure are the two biggest advantages of buying a property in Thoraipakkam. There have been a total of 30 ongoing projects in Thoraipakkam 11 projects are due for possession in 2014. Unit sizes in Thoraipakkam ranges from 570 sq.ft. To 2,899 sq.ft. Some of the key projects in this locality include Sidharth County by Sidharth Group, Grande aldea by Casa Group and Akshaya’s Tango. Some of the prominent builders in the locality are Jain Housing and Constructions, Provident Housing Limited, Akshaya Group, Sidharth Group etc.
The average apartment price in Thoraipakkam is Rs. 5,607 per Sq.ft. and minimum apartment price is Rs. 5,447 per Sq.ft.