Velachery is a residential area located in south Chennai and is a premium hub connecting the IT corridor OMR, the Road and business areas of central Chennai. The main road connects the fastest growing suburbs of south Chennai and Mount Road (Anna Salai) at Guindy via Velachery. Taramani link road connects Velachery with Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR).
Velachery is also home to some of the India’s largest IT/ITES conglomerates including Sify Technologies Ltd., Tata Consultancy services, Clover Infotech and Sutherland Global services.
Velachery offers excellent connectivity to the adjoining neighborhoods of Madipakkam, Palavakkam and Adambakkam. It is 4.1 kilometers from Madipakkam, 6.9 kilometers from Palavakkam and 4.5 kilometers from Adambakkam (via Velachery bypass road). The International Airport near Meenabakkam is 10.5 kilometers from Velachery. The area is well-connected to other major parts of the city through MTC bus services. nagar Bus Terminus is the main bus stand in Velachery.
Schools and Institutes
Velachery has several reputed schools and educational facilities. Some of these include D.S.R. Sharanalaya Public School, gopal Garodia Hindu Vidyalaya Matriculation School, Lakshmi Vidyalaya School, San Academy and Navadisha Montessori School and Institute. List of reputed colleges include Gurunanak College, Jerusalem College of Engineering, and Balaji Dental College & Hospital located adjacent to Jerusalem College of Engineering.
Being an IT hub within close proximity to major areas, Velachery offers a decent mix of budget hotels, boutique hotels and serviced apartments. Some of the hotels in the area include Westin , ITC Grand and Park Hyatt.
Velachery has many shopping malls and arcades including Phoenix Market City, The Grand Mall and Mega Mart.
Real Estate in Velachery
Different types of housing facilities are available in Velachery such as condominiums, cooperative multi-storey apartments and authority apartments. Unit sizes in Velachery range from 687 sq. ft. to 2000 sq. ft. The minimum price of property in Velachery is Rs. 6,245 per sq. ft. and the maximum is Rs. 6,576 per sq. ft., bringing the average property price to Rs. 6,411 per sq. ft.