Grand Southern Trunk Road also known as GST Road in Chennai is a very significant locality in the city as it the center between two major cities Chennai and Trichy. It is also referred as Chennai – Trichy Highway. GST Road serves as an arterial road, connecting the heart of Chennai to its southern suburbs and Chennai international airport in Meenambakkam.
It is one of the busiest national highways in southern India with length of 472 kilometers. The major highway has a four lane system between Chennai and Trichy.Economy, Industry and Employment
After the establishment of Mahindra World City, Infosys, and the Ford manufacturing plant facilitated by the Tamil Nadu Government and good market sentiments, the locality of GST saw a rapid development.
Plenty of IT projects such as Shriram’s Gateway SEZ and India Land Tech Park lined up in the SEZ Corridor on GST Road will further promote economic and social development. With the onset of commercial development projects such as Grand Souk Mall, considered to be the largest multi – specialty mall in Chennai will definitely facilitate huge commercial growth and employment opportunities in the locality.
Infrastructure GST has a well-developed infrastructure as it plays a critical role in connecting several localities of Chennai to each other. The long highway further connects Chennai to various other cities like Trichy, Theni and Dindigul. GST boasts brilliant accessibility and finest transport infrastructure in Chennai. The area also has privileges of railway and air connectivity as the southern and southwestern lines of Chennai suburban railways network operate along this particular corridor. The road is also close to the Chennai International Airport that makes it more favorable. GST Real Estate The locality has been getting undivided attention from several real estate enthusiasts due to its exception social infrastructure development and connectivity. GST is a much preferred locality for both commercial and residential purposes. As far as the residential real estate scenario is concerned, GST has several residential projects that are already developed and a few that are coming up.