Whenever one thinks about rapidly developing residential suburbs in the city of Pune, Pimple Saudagar is one of the foremost areas. Today, Pune city is expanding massively in all directions, particularly the western side. The primary reason for this are the massive employment opportunities that have arisen within the Automobile and IT sector in hubs such as Pimpri-Chinchwad and Hinjewadi respectively. Pimple Saudagar is one such suburb which has benefited and come into the limelight because of its multifaceted advantages and the conveniences it offers.
Location and Connectivity:
Talking about location, Pimple Saudagar is a central node between Pune city and Pimpri Chinchwad. The IT zones of Hinjewadi, Baner, Balewadi, Aundh and the industrial areas like Chakan, Talegaon and Nigdi are within a 5-8kms radius of this area. Shivajinagar, Kothrud, Pune Camp are all within a 10-12 km radius. Pimple Saudagar has an efficient Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system with frequent buses to commute people to and from the above mentioned places. The major transport hubs namely Pune airport, Pimpri station and Pune station are 19 km, 6 km and 11 km away respectively.
The proposed Pune Metro will have a station at Pimple Saudagar, which is expected to act as an effective complement to the existing public transportation and further boost the profile of this area. For those who prefer commuting by private vehicles, areas towards Pune city are connected to Pimple Saudagar by 4-6 lane highways whereas the industrial areas are connected by 8 lane roads and grade separators.
An important addition to the infrastructure in the neighborhood has been the construction of the JRD TATA multilevel flyover, by Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation at Nasik Phata. This has greatly eased the flow of traffic as it has 3 flyover levels one above the other, which effectively directs traffic going towards 3 different directions. The road towards Pimpri market and Chinchwad are congested during peak hours because of narrow width. The other internal roads running through Pimple Saudagar are well maintained with pedestrian facilities and ample street infrastructure.
Recreation and Amenities:
A majority of residents in Pimple Saudagar are the young workforce from the automobile and IT sector due to its close proximity to their work places. As a result, this suburb is well equipped with ample recreational facilities. Spot 18 Mall, 18 degree lounge, Pimpri Central and Reliance mall are popular hang-out places during weekends. The Rainbow plaza organizes a weekend shopping arena selling various daily need items such as clothes, food and accessories. The famous Happy Streets of Pune initiated by The Times of India is also held in Pimple Saudagar once in a month for the residents to interact on Sunday morning and create a playful atmosphere for kids.
The SNBP international school, Euro kids, Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering, Siddhant educational institutes are the institutions providing knowledge for all age groups. Lounges and hotels such as Govind Garden, Saudagar hotel and Citrus hotel provide luxury ambience and great food. The Balewadi and Gahunje Stadiums are 7 km and 15 km respectively from Pimple Saudagar. The Healing Touch Hospital, Lotus hospital are major multi-specialty hospitals in the area, which also abounds in clinics and dispensaries.
The residential spaces in Pimple Saudagar are famous for the variety of accommodation options available, with apartments of different parameters such as space, budget, architecture and amenities. Pimple Saudagar is home to all types of homes.
G.K. Associates is a leading real estate firm in this area with almost 7 projects namely Sai highness, Sai Marigold, Rose land Residences, Rose woods, Rose Icon, Royal Rahadki greens, Jhulelal towers. All these projects are located close by in Pimple` Saudagar and target different segments of home buyers. Rose land provides a range of duplex bungalows whereas Rose Woods includes 2 and 3BHK towers in the same premises. Royal Rahadki is a 12 floor 3BHK tower. Sai highness, Sai Marigold and Jhulelal towers are gated communities comprising 1, 2 and 3BHK flats with budget friendly homes.
Aakashganga is yet another famous project in Pimple Saudagar by Goel Ganga developers. It comprises 2, 3 and 3.5BHK homes providing all conveniences within the township.
Leon Orbit is the most loved tower in Pimple Saudagar by Cello developers because of its architectural features such as its circular shape and four directional cross-ventilation. Spacious 2 and 3BHK homes in a 360 degree round building catches the attention of all passers-by.
Pimple Saudagar also boasts of numerous upcoming residential projects, keeping in view the increasing demand for houses in this area. Yashada realty, Mittal constructions and Raviraj constructions are some of the real estate firms that are most prominent in this regard, promising possession by December 2016. With Pune promoting sustainable development, almost all the upcoming projects in Pimple Saudagar have features such as Rainwater harvesting, Roof top gardening, Solar panels and planned water and sewage network.
The property rates range between Rs. 4500 – 8000/sq. ft., depending upon the amenities offered and size of the apartment. As a matter of fact, the average property price for a multi-storey apartment has more than doubled from Rs. 2800 / sq. ft. in 2008 to Rs. 6800 / Sq. ft. today, offering great returns to early investors in this area. The rent for a particular 2BHK would cost around Rs. 10,000 – 12,000 and for a 3BHK would cost Rs. 18,000 – 25,000. The high appreciation in the property rates in this area is largely because of its connectivity to IT and industrial hubs and efficient infrastructure available.
Yashada reality is coming up with Yashada Triose and Yashada Blue woods with 2 and 3BHK apartments offering all the conveniences such as community hall, kids play area etc. within the townships.
Raviraj Constructions is coming up with Raviraj Aureate comprising 2 and 3BHK apartments offering large spacious homes of sizes in the range 1115 – 1630 sq. ft.
Mittal one Nation by Mittal constructions is a luxurious project that offers 3, 4 and 5BHK apartments as well as penthouses with sell-able area of 2093 – 6311 sq. ft. costing Rs. 1.77 – 5.63 crores. The project promises possession by March 2017.
Kaka Homes offer budget friendly 1, 1.5 and 2BHK homes ranging from Rs. 42 lacs to Rs. 60 lacs with all amenities like grocery stores, club house, swimming pool in the township itself.
As mentioned above, the residential spaces in Pimple Saudagar depict a considerable variety in prices, architecture, space and amenities in existing as well as upcoming projects. Even though gated communities have become a trend providing all the conveniences within the townships, Pimple Saudagar offers all conveniences for non-gated communities as well. Its location near major commercial districts and its convenient connectivity make Pimple Saudagar a great residential and investment place in the near future.
1. What are the advantages of living in Pimple Saudagar?
Pimple Saudagar is a central node between Pune city and Pimpri Chinchwad. The IT zones of Hinjewadi, Baner, Balewadi, Aundh and the industrial areas like Chakan, Talegaon and Nigdi are within a 5-8kms radius of this area. The proposed Pune Metro will have a station at Pimple Saudagar, it also has a BRT system. An important addition to the infrastructure in the neighborhood has been the construction of the JRD TATA multilevel flyover. Spot 18 Mall, 18 degree lounge, Pimpri Central and Reliance mall are popular hang-out places during weekends. The Healing Touch Hospital, Lotus hospital are major multi-specialty hospitals in the area. Pimple Saudagar is home to all types of homes.
2. What are the things in Pimple Saudagar which need improvement?
3. What are the real estate projects in Pimple Saudagar?
Real estate projects in the area are Sai highness, Sai Marigold, Rose land Residences, Rose woods, Rose Icon, Royal Rahadki greens, Jhulelal towers by G.K. Associates, Aakashganga by Goel Ganga developers, Leon Orbit by Cello developers, Yashada Triose and Yashada Blue woods Yashada reality, Raviraj Aureate by Raviraj Constructions.