Jakkur is a rapidly developing locality in north Bangalore and is situated along the railway line. It is famous for the Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced and Scientific Research, an autonomous research institution funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Key areas that come under Jakkur are hara, Nehru Nagar and Dasarahalli. Connectivity to technology parks like Kirloskar Business Park (3.1 km via service road) and ta Tech Park (7.6 km via outer ring road), makes this locality a popular residential choice among IT professionals.
Jakkur is well-connected by means of public transport including BMTC buses, railways and airways. It is just 100 meters away from NH7/Bellary Road and is in close proximity to the ring road. City Railway Station is located 35 kilometers from Jakkur while Railway Station is the nearest local station located at a distance of 4.5 kilometers. In addition to well-built roads, the area also enjoys an excellent network of Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses.
Shopping malls and Recreation
Mall Shopping, Big Bazaar, MK Retail, Food World and Reliance Fresh are some of the best shopping options located nearby. There are also a number of shops in Jakkur offering everything from branded apparel and accessories to electronics. Lake, a beautiful lake ideal for evening strolls and family picnics is also located close by.
Schools and Hospitals
A number of educational institutions are located in and around Jakkur. These include DPS, Ryan International School, Canadian International School and engineering colleges such as BIT, Reva and NITTE. The famous Asia hospital is located less than 2 kilometers from Jakkur (driving time of 5 minutes).
Real Estate in Jakkur
Due to good connectivity and infrastructure, the demand for properties in Jakkur is growing rapidly. Real estate companies like Brigade, Omega builders, SLV developers, Unishire, Group and Group have their projects in Jakkur. Brigade Caladium, Unishire Belvedere Signature, Century Ethos and Nitesh Napa Valley are some of the key projects in Jakkur. The unit size of apartment ranges from 763 sq. ft. to 4450 sq. ft. The average apartment price in Jakkur is Rs. 4,811 per sq. ft., minimum apartment price is Rs. 4,578 per sq. ft. and maximum apartment price is Rs. 5,045 per sq. ft. Currently, there are 38 ongoing projects in Jakkur and 18 projects are due for possession in 2014.
Property rates in Jakkur have risen by upto 37.8% in last 6 months.
Some of the recently launched projects in Jakkur, that you might be interested in, are Windgates.