Ranip is an area located in Northern . Till 70s, it was just a small village but due to investment in the area by different companies, the locality has gained prominence. Lalit Mahal is the major attraction of this locality. Sabarmati Jail is also located on the outskirts of Ranip. Nirnay Nagar, Kali, Railway Colony and Digvijay Nagar are prominent areas that come under Ranip.
Ranip offers smooth connectivity and is easily accessible via a network of roads. The New SG Road, Chandlodia Road, Central Jail Road, and IOC Road are some major roads passing through the area. The locality is served by the AMTS Buses and has its own bus stop. The BRTS bus stops located nearby are Balol Nagar, Patel Colony and Vimalnath. The nearest railway station is Sabarmati (2.5 km).
The locality is about 9.4 kilometers from the airport via the Airport Road and about 8 kilometers from the City Railway Station via the Khwaja Nasiruddin Chisty Road. To enhance connectivity, a new railway over bridge is planned that will connect old Ranip to new Ranip.
Some popular schools in Ranip are Adarsh School, Skatting School, Talent Primary School, Nishan Higher Secondary School, Navsarjan High School, Navnirman School and School.
R H Patel Arts and Commerce College, Kameshwar M Ed College and Sakhti Mariamman Engineering College are some well-known colleges around the locality.
Hospitals and Banks
Some of the popular hospitals in Ranip are Medisure Hospital, Niramay Hospital, Siddhi Vinayak Medical & Eye Hospital, Harshid Hospital, Samata Hospital and Shreeji Women's Hospital.
Banks having their branches in the area include State bank of India, Bank of Baroda and ICICI Bank.
Real Estate in Ranip
With a lot of projects coming up, Ranip is witnessing rapid infrastructural development. Ranip serves as a good option for those who are looking for modern houses at lower rates. Builders like Sun Builders, Kalpataru Group, Group, Group, Popular Infra and Infra have made their presence in this locality. Currently 29 projects are under construction and 9 are due to get possession in 2014.
Some of the residential properties in Ranip are Real Home by Sun Builders, Shree Vishnu Dhara Homes by Art Nirman, Panchsheel Residency by Kalpataru Group, Silver Star Heights by Avirat group, Enjoy by Group, Paradise by Popular Infra and Shyam Hills by Infra. The average price of apartments in Ranip is Rs 2,900 per sq. ft. The unit size ranges from 589 sq. ft. to 2,295 sq. ft.