Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu state, is also the largest city of the state. Situated along the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, the city is one of the biggest economical, commercial, cultural, industrial and educational centres in South India. It was formerly known as Madras also.
As Chennai is also one of the rapidly developing cities in our country, searching for a place to settle in the city might not be an easy task as it seems. There are countless IT firms framing up inside and outside the city every day. With the increasing number of companies and corporate firms the city is now starting to expand its development on its suburbs also. Plus, there are very less spaces inside the heart of city now where giant offices or residential buildings and be pillared up. So, constructional companies and retail developers are broadening their plans and reaching out the outskirts of the city, areas such as Pooneri, Thrivallur, Sriprumbudur, Urapakkam, and much more.
Urapakkam is just a small census town situated in Kanchipuram District of Chennai. It is among the other fast developing southern suburbs of Chennai. It is located between Vandalur and Guduvancheri on the National Highway 45, which is a part of the great ‘Golden Quadrilateral National Highway Project’. Now with the expansion of the Chennai Metropolitan Area till Vandalur, the town has become the Gateway of South Chennai on Grand Southern Trunk road. Urapakkam is growing up in a very subtle way since the past few years. The Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University or SRM University was the only remarkable feature of the town in earlier times. Now, next to Crescent Engineering College, Gold Souk Grande, a shopping mall ventured by retail and property developer, Aerens Gold Souk Group has been planted. Spreading across a total area of 8,00,000 sq. ft., the mall is expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2015.
As the area around Chennai has been part of successful South Indian kingdoms for many centuries, the town Urapakkam also offers various temples and other historical monuments. Valabha Ganapathy Temple, Ganesh Temple, Nagathamman Temple, Kolakshi Amman Temple, etc. are few notable temples inside the town. Not only temples but there are also a church in Priya Nagar and a Mosque just behind the Anandavali School. The town has a couple of remarkable educational, art and musical institutes such as Tiny Tots, Anandavalli School, Sri Sruthilaya Scholl of Fine Arts, K School of Music and Dance, etc. There is a Nilgiris Super Market on the GST road itself. The town has branches the State Bank of India and Hyderabad Bank, UCO Bank and City Union Bank. ATM Machines of SBI, Canara Bank and Karur Vaysya Bank can also be found inside the city. Moreover, a huge amount of retail and real estate developers have emerged lately resulting in construction of massive apartments and residential buildings almost in all part of the city.
For people planning to buy an apartment in or around the city of Chennai, Urapakkam can prove to be one of the best choices as the town promises bright aspects in the near future. With the latest transformations in the town, residential buildings and apartments in Urapakkam Chennai have escalated significantly in the past few years. It is just 8 kms away from Tambram where the famous Madras Christian College has been dwelling since the eighteenth century. Urapakkam has good road connectivity to Chennai Airport also. Pitching further into the details of the town, areas such as Priya Nagar, Gangai Nagar, nearby Erikarai Lake and Rajiv Gandhi Nagar Lake can turn out to be the leading areas for planning the perfect apartments in Urapakkam Chennai. Today the town may not be exactly in the heart of the city but soon in the future this town will grow up just as the rest of the developed town inside city that we will not remember Urapakkam as a small town, but as one of the finest town around Chennai then.