Sonarpur is a part of Greater South and is administered under the South 24 Parganas District. It is surrounded by neighbourhoods such as Mondal Para, Kamalgazi, Narendrapur and Garia. The good connectivity with other parts of Kolkata and larger residential configurations has made Sonarpur popular among home buyers.
Sonarpur has seen a spurt in residential constructions as it is close to important areas of the city. Some of the major players of Sonarpur real estate include Atari Group, Srijan Realty, Baron Group, India Green Realty and Group. Residential property in Sonarpur comprises of apartment clusters, villas and plots. The apartments available are sized from 301 to 4320 sq ft. The prices of Sonarpur property range between Rs 1718 and 3440 per sq ft. Property prices in Sonarpur have gone up by 18.5 percent in the past six months almost.
Sonarpur is well-connected to all parts of Kolkata via a network roads and railways. It is served by the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Station Road and SH 1. A number of private and state buses ply through here from stops such as Lalbari, Bose Pukur, Tentultala and Panchabati. The closest railway stations to Sonarpur include those in Garia (8.4 kilometres), Narendrapur (6.1 kilometres), Sonarpur (4.4 kilometres) and Subhashgram (4.4 kilometres). The and Railway Stations are 26.5 and 20.8 kilometres from the neighbourhood. The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is 32.2 kilometres away and can be reached through the Road.
There are several educational institutions in the vicinity including Future School of Engineering, Harivani S High School, Ramkrishna Mission Vidyalaya and Kodalia Girls’ High School. Healthcare services are provided by both private and public hospitals such as Peerless Hospital, Arogya Bhawan and Antara Hospital. Shopping zones in the vicinity include Neel Pushpa Complex and Wood Square Mall. Major banks like United Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank and State Bank of India have their branches here.