Sriperumbudur is located in the south-western part of Chennai and is about 40 kilometres from the city. The area is famous as the birthplace of Sri Ramanuja, one of the most famous Hindu Vaishnava saints. In the year 1999, Hyundai was one of the first investors to commence operations in the area. Other companies to set their businesses here include Ford, Nokia, Saint-Gobain, Mitsubishi, Nissan and BMW. Companies like Foxconn, Flextronics, Sanmina-SCI, Dell, Jabil, and Samsung have also invested in Sriperumbudur making it a Special Economic Zone. The Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Vallakottai Murugan Temple and Madras Motor Sports Club are some of popular tourist attractions in the area. Among the world’s renowned 10 electronic hardware contract manufacturing companies, four are located in the Sriperumbudur corridor. Tiruvallur, Tambaram, Poonamallee and Oragadam are also located within close proximity to Sriperumbudur.
Sriperumbudur is strategically located on Chennai-Bangalore highway. Important roads that connect Sriperumbudur to the rest of Chennai are NH4, Tambaram-Mudichur- Road and Singaperumalkoil-Sriperumbudur-Tiruvallur-Redhills Road. Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 15 kilometres. The proposed Greenfield Airport is expected to be developed over an area of 4,800 acres and is likely to be completed in 2016-17 with four runways.
The Highways Department has proposed a detailed project report (DPR) for the Peripheral Road project. This road would be useful for commuters travelling to Sriperumbudur and on the Chennai- Highway. The proposed road would connect four National Highways - NH4, NH 45, NH5, NH 205, and five important State Highways - SH 3, SH 57, SH 50, SH 51 and SH 50A. The 78.6-kilometre Singaperumal Koil- Road has been converted into a 4-lane road, Thamaraipakkam to Periyapalayam (12 km), the stretch from Puduvoyal to Pulicat (6 km), Sriperumbudur to Road (18 km) and another 15 kilometre to Kattupalli. Once completed, the 250-km long, Old Madras Road Expressway will connect Hoskote and Sriperumbudur. This road will cut through Venkatagiri Kota and Palamaner in Andhra Pradesh, Hoskote and Malur in Karnataka, Arakkonam, Gudiyatham and Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.
Schools and Hospitals
A number of reputed schools are located in Sriperumbudur. These include the Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Arignar Anna Institute of Science and Technology, Government High School and Jawanmal Jukraj High School, among others. Hospitals in the area include KMT Ayurveda Hospital, Pandian Hospital, Viswananda Ayurveda Health Care and Jaya Hospital.
Real Estate in Sriperumbudur
Sriperumbudur has gained popularity due to its well-developed civic infrastructure and enhanced connectivity. The commercial and industrial activities have given rise to real estate development in this region. The demand for residential properties in Sriperumbudur is increasing and is expected to rise with the construction of the proposed airport. The industrial corridor between Oragadam and Sriperumbudur is witnessing development of both residential and commercial projects. Since the area is developing, the values of property in Sriperumbudur are also expected to increase, making it an attractive investment destination. Nat West Aspire, Foundations Stone, Eta Star Globevill and Holdings Townsville are some of the luxurious projects constructed here. Average price of an apartment in Sriperumbudur is Rs 3,030 per sq. ft. with unit sizes ranging from 560 sq. ft. to 1,630 sq. ft. There are 9 projects that are under construction and 3 are due to get possession in 2014.
Property rates in Sriperumbudur have risen by upto 45.0% in last 6 months.
Some of the recently launched projects in Sriperumbudur, that you might be interested in, are Nagar.