Salt Lake – The Upcoming Residential Hub in Kolkata


The Salt Lake area of Kolkata has suddenly grabbed the eyeballs of many realtors. The reason behind this being popular among the real estate sector is the development of IT and several commercial companies here in the city. The Salt Lake area is not far away from the city centre and one has to cover the distance of 8.5Km to reach this place.


The lush green environment and the development of infrastructure here are the key factors responsible for turning of Salt Lake into a residential hub in Kolkata. The place is also known as Bidhannagar and offers properly planned housing structures that offers spacious living arenas and healthy atmosphere.


Being near to the Kolkata airport, the Salt Lake City is being highly preferred by the aspiring home buyers. Whereas, the New Town and Rajarhat localities near to the Salt Lake are being preferred by both low and mid-income groups in the city. The city is getting marked as a developing residential hub with the coming in of residential project like Unimark Sports City by the Unimark Group.


Setting Up of IT Sector

Another factor that increased the demand of housing property here in the Salt Lake is the setting up of various IT companies such as Genpact, Wipro, Accenture, TCS, HCL Technologies, IBM, Siemens, NIIT Technologies, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Lexmark, Deloitte and Capgemini.


Smart Connectivity:

The Salt Lake city offer smooth connectivity to South and East Kolkata via Eastern Metropolitan [EM] Bypass. Also, the proposed metro plan which is currently under construction will connect this city with West Kolkata too. This phase of metro line will be functional by December 2020 and this line will be further extended to the Howrah Maidan area of Kolkata.


Availability of Educational Institutions:

The availability of several educational institutions such as the International School of Business and Media, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Institute of Engineering and Management, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan offers better learning options.


The overall development of this city brings in several realtors and made the place the hubspot of residential property in the city of joy, Kolkata.