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Know your neighbourhood: JP Nagar

JP Nagar

Jaya Prakashnarayan Nagar better known as JP Nagar was developed during former Chief Minister Ramakrishna Hegde’s term. JP Nagar was created as an extension of Banashankari and Jayanagar as these localities could not accommodate more residents. This residential hub is spread over 2,500 acres of land and is divided into nine phases.


The micro market is surrounded by important localities like Jaya Nagar, Kumaraswamy Layout, Gottigere, Anjanapura Twp and Hulimavu. The ORR (Outer Ring Road) passes through the center of the locality and provides good connectivity. The area is well networked to other parts of the city via BMTC (Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation) buses and private auto rickshaws. The Kempegowda Bengaluru International Airport is located at a distance of 42 km from here. The proposed Kanakapura metro station is in close proximity to the area and on completion it is expected to reduce traffic congestions and improve connectivity. The area is in close proximity to arterial roads like Bannerghatta Main Road, Kanakapura Road and Gottigere-Kengeri Road.


The locality has many renowned educational institutions like National School of Business, RV Dental College, and Columbia College. The area has a number of international schools and schools affiliated to various boards of education like The Brigade School, Innisfree House School, Clarence Public School, and Carmel Public School.


The area has a number of star, business, boutique and budget hotels like Zip by Spree Hotel, HHI Select Bengaluru, Cross Roads Inn, Aurick Hotel, and Compact Maple Leaf. The locality has a number of restaurants like Brewsky, Barbeque Nation, Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba, Hakuna Matata, Zaitoon, and Fujian on 24th. The locality has a good nightlife with the presence of bars, lounges and pubs like Turquoise, Cocoon – La Marvella, and Level 5 Lounge.


Malls like Bangalore Central Mall and Gopalan Mall are located in and around this area. A number of standalone retail outlets of both national and international brands like EVOK, My Baby Store, The Sport Mall, Reliance Digital, Life Style, and Philips Arena are located here. The area has a number of hypermarkets, supermarkets, shopping centers, grocery stores, book stores and other general stores.


The locality has many theatres and multiplexes like INOX and Sri Renuka Prasanna Theatre. The locality has cultural centers, health clubs and parks for recreation. Amusement parks like Crazy Waters and Greenland Amusements lie in close proximity to the locality.


The locality has a number of multi specialty, super specialty and general hospitals like Shekar Nethralaya, Rajshekar Hospital, Apollo Cradle, etc. A number of clinics and pharmacies are also present here.

Places of worship:

Sree Tirumalagiri Temple, Sheetalnath Swami Digambar Jain Temple, Christha Kaupu Church, Little Flower Church, Masjid-E-Rizwan, and Masjid-e-Noor are a few places of worship located here.

Real Estate:

Being an established residential hub, the locality has a number of arterial roads that improve the area’s connectivity. The locality is one of the most sought after residential areas in Bangalore. It is fast transforming into a cosmopolitan area where both residential and commercial spaces will influence the realty market. It is also fast developing into an educational hub. The micro market’s close proximity to arterial roads like Bannerghatta Main Road, Kanakapura Road and Gottigere-Kengeri Road are factors that are driving the realty demand here. JP Nagar’s proximity to IT hubs like Electronic City have attracted many real estate builders to create homes for IT professionals here. The locality is also home to a thriving retail market with many renowned retail establishments present here. Due to the limited availability of land spaces in neighboring localities such as BTM Layout and Jayanagar, land prices for residential plots in JP Nagar too have increased. Apart from being an end user’s market, the locality is a haven for investors. The sudden influx of housing demand for rental homes have pushed prices upward here.

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