About Whitefield


Inception
Whitefield in East Bangalore originated in the late 1800s as a small village. It remained a quite and less engaged suburb near Bangalore until the boom of local IT sector in the late 1990s. The suburban area is now a major part of Bangalore with several companies establishing their base here. Due to high economic activity, the area has become a favorite for affordable housing and low cost apartments as well. Many of the leading industries are also situated in Whitefield like the Hindustan Lever Research Center(HUL). The expat population of Whitefield is significantly high due to the rapid growth of IT offices, economic and commercial development in the area. This has led to a strong demand for residential developments in this area specifically from the middle and upper middle level income groups.

Connectivity
Whitefield is connected with central Bangalore via two major 4-lane roads. First via Mahadevapura Road and second via Varthur Road (also called as HAL Old Airport Road). Whitefield has a railway station which is around 3 km from Whitefield Main Bus Stop. The station is on Bangalore - Chennai route with a double line and is electrified.

A quadruple line project for Krishanrajapuram(KR Puram)-Whitefield belt has been proposed by railway department. Further to this, an enhanced connectivity for Whitefield-Kolar line which is proposed to make the Whitefield station a junction soon.

The important trains to Whitefield depart only from Bangalore City Junction at present. Trains take about 30 to 40 minutes to reach Whitefield from the Bangalore City Junction. Some of these trains passing through the area include the Chennai Express, the Tirupati Passenger, the Seshadri Express, and the Kanyakumari Express, the Mysore-Howrah Express running from Mysore to Howrah.

The closest airport to Whitefield is the Bangalore International Airport(BIAL) - around 40 km far. Several air-conditioned Volvo buses ply on airport route for transport, such as KIAS-4A, 500C, 500L, 500K, 500L, 335E, 335P.

Landmarks
Some of the major landmarks in Whitefield are -

-The International Technology Park - (popularly known as ITPL)
-Inorbit Mall
-Forum Value Mall
-The Zuri Hotel
-Whitefield Marriott Hotel
-Columbia Asia Hospital
-Sathya Sai Baba Hospital
-Sai Baba Ashram
-Our Lady of Lourdes Church

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Price Trend in Whitefield


Whitefield 4% Rise in less than 1 year Rs. 6180 / sqft

Frequently asked questions about Whitefield

Where is Whitefield located?

Whitefield is located in East Bangalore in Karnataka, around 18 km from Bangalore city centre - Majestic Railway Station.

Are there any Tech Parks in Whitefield, Bangalore?

Whitefield has some of the biggest tech parks in Bangalore such as ITPL Tech Park(also known as ITPB), Bagmane Technonology Centre, Divyasree Tech Park, GR Tech Park and more.

What are some important locations in Whitefield?

Whitefield has several prominent and nearby locations such as Hoodi, Mahadevapura, Varthur, Kadugodi, Panathur, Nallurhalli, Belathur and Marathahalli.

Does Whitefield have Metro connectivity?

Whitefield has multiple metro stations that are being built under Purple Line as part of Phase 2 of Namma Metro. Namely - Mahadevapura, Garudacharpalya, Doddanekkundi, Kundalahalli, Vydehi Hospital, Sathya Sai Medical Institute, ITPL, Kadugodi, Ujjval Vidhyalaya & Whitefield metro stations.

What are some major Hospitals in Whitefield, Bangalore?

Some important hospitals in Whitefield include - Manipal Hospital, Sathya Sai Speciality Hospital, Rainbow Children Hospital, Vydehi Hospital, Jeevika Hospital & Apollo Cradle.

What are some major Schools in Whitefield, Bangalore?

Major schools in Whitefield include - Vydehi School of Excellence, Ryan International School, Vibgyor High School - Marathahalli, Whitefield Global School, Delhi Public School, Chrysalis High, Glentree Academy, The Deens Academy, Brigade School, National Public School Vibgyor Group of School, Doddanekundi Gopalan National School & Gopalan International School.

What are some Malls in Whitefield for shopping and recreation?

Top 6 malls in Whitefield include - Phoneix Markecity, VR Bengaluru, Forum Shantiniketan, Park Square Mall, Inorbit Mall & Forum Value Mall. There are other malls in the vicinity such as Soul Space Area Mall on Outer Ring Road, Brookfield Mall in Brookefield & KLM Fashion Mall in Marathahalli.

What are some Hotels in Whitefield, Bangalore?

Whitefield has a range of good hotels such as The Zuri Whitefield, Fairfield by Marriott, Lemon Tree Hotel, Vivanta Bengaluru & Radisson Blu in Marathahalli.

What are some Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in Whitefield?

Whitefield has most of the big supermarket stores and popular grocery chains such as DMart on Varthur Road, Star Bazaar in Nallurhalli, Reliance Fresh, Big Bazaar in Kundalahallli, More Supermarket on ITPL Main Road, MK Retail & Vishal Mega Mart.

What are the list of Police Stations in Whitefield?

Whitefield has 3 major police stations namely Whitefield Police Station, Varthur Police Station & Mahadevapura Police Station in vicinity.

What are some of the best Restaurants in Whitefield?

Some famous and best restaurants in Whitefield include Absolute Barbeque, Flechazo, Barbeque Nation, Mainland China, Salt Bar & Grills, Ji Hazoor & Punjab Grill. Pure veg restaurants in Whitefield include A2B - Adyar Ananda Bhavan in Marathahalli, Sattvam, NH8, Kapoor's Cafe, Chaat Junction & Rajdhani.

What are some famous Pubs, Bars & Breweries in Whitefield?

Whitefield is home to some exotic and refreshing Pubs, Bars & Breweries such as Windmills Craftworks, Whitefield Social, Biergarten, Sidewalk - The Garden Bar (popular Hookah place), Hard Rock Cafe, The Irish House, The Beer Cafe, Red Rhino, Lord of the Drinks, The Pallet and more.

What are some of the best Cafés in Whitefield?

Whitefield is home to multiple coffee houses and cafés such as TherPUP - a Dog Cafe, Oregano Soul Food, Cafe Coffee Day, Starbucks Coffee, The Ants Cafe & Store, The Waverly Express, The Chocolate Heaven & Orzuv.

What are some other upbeat landmarks in Whitefield?

Some upbeat landmarks in Whitefield include Decathalon store on ITPL Main Road, Sathya Sai Baba Ashram & Kalamandir Silk Saree Centre in Marathahalli.

How has been the appreciation in Whitefield Real Estate market?

Whitefield real estate market has seen a steady appreciation of 5-10% year on year over past decade for the residential segment. This is owning to it's geographical importance, employment opportunities, liveability, infrastructure and metro connectivity.

What kind of options are available for investment in Whitefield property market?

Whitefield has a range of property investment avenues such as apartments/flats, luxury villas, row houses, villaments and plot/land.

Is Whitefield Real Estate the biggest realty belt in Bangalore?

Yes, Whitefield real estate market by far is the biggest and the most important real estate belt in Bangalore. It constitutes almost 30% of entire residential real estate in the city.

How far is Whitefield from the Bangalore International Airport?

Whitefield is approximately 35-km from Kempegowda International Airport. It takes about 1 hour in non-peak hour to travel this distance and 1.5-2 hours in peak hours to travel to airport from Whitefield. SH-104 connects Whitefield with Bangalore airport.

How far is Whitefield from Majestic Railway Station - officially known as Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna-Bengaluru Railway Station?

Whitefield is approximately 22-km from Majestic Railway Station. It takes about 50 min in non-peak hour and 1.5 hours in peak hour to travel to railway station from Whitefield. Whitefield is also close to KR Puram Railway Station which is just about 13-km (45 min) from the heart of Whitefield.

What are some other major real estate markets nearby Whitefield?

Whitefield in its immediate proximity has Marathahalli, Sarjapur Road, Electronic City, Bellandur and Old Madras Road real estate pockets.