Whitefield – The Emerging Hub of Bangalore

Bangalore is one of the top cities of India and there has been a tremendous growth in this city. There are various residential apartments for sale in Bangalore which can help live a comfortable life with good amenities and facilities with maximum benefits. Whitefield is one of the prime locations and is a neighbourhood of Bangalore. It was established in the late 1800s as a settlement for the Eurasians and Anglo Indians of Bangalore. It was initially an old British Outpost. It is interesting to know that in the first decade of the 1900s there were under 50 houses and the area had over 2000 acres of land fit for cultivation. Until 1990’s which was when Bangalore was hit by the IT boom, Whitefield remained Quaint. Since then it has become a major part of Bangalore and The International Tech Park in Whitefield is one of the country’s first Information technology parks.

With its much favourable location, Whitefield is the place to be while in Bangalore because it boasts some of the most interesting attractions around town including Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Drmunisingh clinic, Narayana Multispeciality Hospital. Providing warmth and comfort, Whitefield makes for a relaxing holiday destination after a long week of working. Apart from the Hotels and Malls, Tech parks, Theaters, Museums and Art Galleries, if you happen to be a resident of Whitefield or you have live closer to Whitefield, you are never truly far from a hospital or a school or any of the above mentioned facilities or centres. Whitefield may be far from the city but it is quite self sufficient. Whitefield is becoming a self sufficient suburb of Bangalore.

Bangalore is known for its traffic and despite the rush hour traffic which gets crazier in Whitefield as compared to other parts of the city, this village-turned-suburb-turned-city, virtually fabricated by the IT revolution, is now setting the cultural tone for the rest of the city. Housing offices of several reputed IT companies, it has become a hive for housing and development projects, as well as 5 star hotels, international schools, hospitals, entertainment mega-malls,etc. There are two main roads serving this area – Whitefield road from Krishnarajapura and Whitefield main road from Varthur. They intersect at Hope Farm Junction. There is an increasing boom in the number of villas near Whitefield. There are lots of options too regarding accommodation with plenty of apartments all around this area. Reserves forests of Eucalyptus trees can also be found in many places in this location of the city. The Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) has a large inland container depot just off Whitefield road near ITPB. ITPB is nothing but International Tech Park located in Whitefield managed by Ascendas.

Finally, Whitefield has extensive city bus connectivity with a wide range of services offered by BMTC. A Traffic and Transit Management Centre(TTMC) in EPIP is functional with schedules connecting it with most areas of the city.


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