Famous for the beautiful Lake and located at the north end of Bangalore, Hebbal is known for being a sought-after residential and business locality. It is better known for the labyrinth-like flyovers that have four loops making it a stretch of about 5.23 kilometres long altogether. Known as the pride of Bangalore, the flyover was constructed in a record time of 26 months and connects Bellary Road and the Outer Ring Road of the city. Hebbal also benefits from its proximity to the International Airport as well as centre of City. The area around the lake has a well-maintained public park and there are boating facilities available at the lake. This area is also frequented by many bird watchers due to a variety of birds in the area. Hebbal is also home to several business parks such as ta Tech Park and Kirloskar Business Park which has become the hub of many IT/ITES corporates like IBM and Philips Software, Integra Micro Software Services, Electronics Limited and AstraZeneca.
Hebbal is situated 10 kilometres from central Bangalore and 29.2 kilometres from International Airport. It is well-connected to other parts of the city by Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses and the nearest railway station to this area is on the Outer Ring Road. The development of the Hebbal flyover has made accessibility to and from Hebbal convenient for its residents. The same flyover also links the Outer Ring Road and Bellary Road. Connectivity of Hebbal will further improve once the six-lane expressway from Hebbal to International Airport becomes operational. A part of this expressway (3.7 km) opened for public on Jan 2, 2014.
Being a business hub located close to the International Airport, Hebbal has several hotels including serviced apartments, budget hotels and boutique hotels, ideal for both leisure and business travellers. Some of the popular hotels in Hebbal include Hotel Check Inn, Maple Inn Budget Hotel, Aspen Woods Serviced Apartments and Senate Hotel.Schools
Hebbal is home to several reputed educational institutions. Some of these include the Air force School, Kenneth English School, Vidya Niketan School and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, among others. Kidzee, popular pre-school chain also has a branch in this neighbourhood.
Hospitals and Shopping Malls
There are many well-known hospitals in Hebbal. These include the famous Asia Hospital, Government Medical Center, Rajiv Gandhi International Hospital, Poornima Hospital and S M Hospital. Over the years, a number of shopping malls and shops have come up in Hebbal including Mall and More Super Market, amongst others.
Real Estate in Hebbal
Due to several corporate and IT giants setting up base in the area, Hebbal has developed as an attractive investment destination. With almost 35 projects under construction and 10 due for possession in 2014, Hebbal offers a host of property options to choose from. Some of the key projects include Godrej Woodsman Estate, Brigade Caladium, Prestige Misty Waters, , Sterling Palms and Realty Sannidhi. The average apartment price is as low as Rs. 5,561 per sq. ft. The typical built up area of an apartment in Hebbal varies from 940 sq. ft. to 8,902 sq. ft.