Mugalivakkam is a residential neighbourhood situated 16 kilometres towards the southwest of Chennai. It is bound by Ramapuram in the northeast, Meenambakkam in the southeast and Porur towards the north. Other areas such as Manapakkam, Kolapakkam, Iyappanthangal, Valasaravakkam and Nandambakkam surround the neighbourhood.
The area is served by Guindy-Mount Poonamallee Road. Porur Railway Station is the nearest junction, situated at a distance of two kilometres while the Guindy Railway Station is six kilometres away. Chennai International Airport is 11.6 kilometres from here along the SH-55.
Mugalivakkam real estate is gaining traction among home seekers as the area has a well-developed social infrastructure. Property in Mugalivakkam is available in built-up area ranging from 382 to 4,000 sq ft while the configurations available here range between 1-5BHK. The price of Mugalivakkam property has increased by eight per cent in past 31 months. Popular projects in the area include Sarithra Apartment by Sri Sapthagiri Developers, which has 15 units available in area ranging from 894 to 1,368 sq ft, and Harini’s Keerthi, which has 24 units measuring from 882 to 1100 sq ft.
Some of the educational institutions in the vicinity here include PSBB Millennium School, Little Flower Matriculation School, Avichi Higher Secondary School, Assisi Matriculation School, Sivanthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School and Devi Academy School. Agarwal Eye Clinic, Kavitha Clinic, St Joseph Hospital, St Thomas Hospital and Banu Baby Clinic, are some of the renowned health facilities here. Branches of banks including Allahabad Bank, Indian Bank and Indian Overseas Bank are situated here, too.