Perambur locality is situated in northern part of Chennai. It enclosed by neighbouring localities such as Kollidam Taluk, Keerapalayam Taluk towards the North, Sirkazhi Taluk towards the South and Kattumannarkoil Taluk towards the West. Other localities include Jawahar Nagar, Thiru-vi-ka Nagar, Agaram, Jamaliya, Kolathur, Vyasarpadi, Vepery as well as the commercial hub Purusaiwalkam. The region boasts excellent connectivity to Chennai through road as well as rail network. An efficient bus service connects Perambur to South Thiruvanmiyur and Anna Nagar. The Perambur flyover, which has been newly constructed, further improves commuting experience of the residents of Perambur.
There are three major railway stations in Perambur which are within 2 to 3-km from Perambur. The nearest International airport is at a distance of 23.1-km from Perambur. Social infrastructure in Perambur comprises of popular educational institutions like Don Bosco, St. Thomas Primary School, etc.; hospitals and medical centres viz. JM, Paddy Field Road Diagnostic Centre and G K Hospitals; shopping malls and recreational centres like Big Bazaar, Levis, etc.
Real estate market in Perambur comprises of apartments in Perambur, villas in Perambur, plots in Perambur, luxury projects in Perambur, affordable flats in Perambur as well as under construction properties in Perambur. Aura Deziner Synergy, Unitech North Town Ekanta, Conceptts Flat II and Unitech Chaitanya are some affordable projects coming up in the locality.
Rajarathnam Cashlin, AP Construction Jayam Homes and Sri Kalpathru Kalpa Vriksh are some prominent luxury projects coming up in the locality. Price of property in Perambur has risen by 30.5% in the past 38 months and is set at Rs 5,911, as recorded in June 2016.