Sholinganallur, is a suburb of Chennai which is situated in southern part of the city. Surrounded by IT suburbs such as Perungudi, Siruseri and Taramani, the place is a preferred destination for IT professionals to reside. The IT advantage just not limit to this, the place enjoys closeness to various IT parks such as PSBB Millenium, Siruseri IT Park ,Gateway International, which houses a number of BPO and IT/ITES companies like Infosys, Wipro, TCS, HCL Technologies, PayPal, Mahindra Satyam, ebay, Accenture , Trident Solutions, American Megatrends etc.
To make Sholinganallur take a leap towards the financial sector, the Tamil Nadu Government’s TIDCO is working to build a Financial City here.
The place is strategically located on the OMR road which extends up to Rajiv Gandhi Expressway and facilitates excellent connectivity across the city. The Grand Trunk Road is located on the western side of Sholinganallur which stretch up to the south as Chennai-Tiruchi highway and to the north as the Chennai-Nagapattinam highway.
Tambaram railway station is the nearest station to this locality which lies at a distance of 16 kms. At 21 kms of driving distance lies International Airport. At a distance of 14 kms lies MRTS and at 2 kms distance is MTC bus stop. MTC buses and auto rickshaws presents as a good transport medium for the residents here.
Schools and Hospitals
There are many reputed educational institutions in Sholinganallur such as Parent Choice International School, Mohamed Sathak College of Arts & Science, Vidyalaya after School Center, Iyappa Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ellen Sharma Memo Matric High School etc. Some of the important hospitals here are Charu Maternity Hospital, Children Hospital, BoneSpero-Centre for Musculoskeletal Wellness, Swaram Hospital, Ambal Medical shop etc.
The list of hospitals includes Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital and a paramedical institute (Dr. Kamakshi Institute of paramedical Sciences).
Real Estate in Sholinganallur
Sholinganallur has witnessed an upsurge across residential real estate market which can be credited to the development of residential properties here including multi-storey apartments, villas and single floor apartments. Some of the renowned developers who have carved their presence in this locality are DLF, Stepsstone, Vermillion, Anmol Shrushti, RG Housing, Colorhomes etc. Their popular residential projects include DLF Gardencity, Stepsstone Meenaas, Vermillion Sangamam, Anmol Shrusti Casurina, Sri Sreenivasa Crescent Heights etc. Average price of apartment in Sholinganallur is Rs 4,838 per sq. ft. with unit sizes ranging from 510 sq. ft. to 2,905 sq. ft. Total 21 projects are under construction and 10 are expected to get possession in 2014. Future prospects of Sholinganallur seems to be advantageous as there are many upcoming infrastructure development plans in the pipeline for the city.