Gomti Nagar is located in Lucknow and is one of the most coveted residential areas at present. The evolution of the locality has taken place rapidly and it is witnessing skyrocketing growth both in terms of the commercial sector and overall infrastructure. Gomti Nagar is a planned area which has been developed by the LDA (Lucknow Development Authority). The Gomti Nagar and Gomti Nagar Extension Townships together make up one of the largest such developments in the country. There are several high-end projects located within this township in tandem with leading IT Parks, shopping malls, SEZs, commercial properties, business centres, universities, entertainment zones, food courts, banks, multiplexes, clubs, financial institutions and the like. Most of the homes in the area face the park.
Gomti Nagar’s residential growth has been majorly spurred by the growth of its IT and commercial sectors. The Software Technology Park, High Court and Passport Office are key developments in Gomti Nagar in tandem with commercial centers, indoor stadiums, offices and gaming zones. Several vital Government offices have also come up in the locality like the RBI, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, CRPF, Lucknow Metro, BSNL and others. There are several major companies in the area like Ultratech Cement, Reliance Retail, Sony and others. The entire locality is divided into several sectors which are known as Khands. There are several shopping malls and entertainment zones in the area including Fun Republic Mall, Wave Mall, Singapore Mall, City Mall, Platinum Mall, One Awadh Center and the Riverside Mall.
There are several premium restaurants, cafes, lounges, eating joints like Café Coffee Day, Mainland China, Barbeque Nation, Mr. Brown, Moti Mahal Deluxe, Pind Balluchi, Zero Degree, Metropolitan Club, Kareem’s, Vintage Machine, The Urban Terrace and others. Gomti Nagar is also home to major parks like the Janeswar Mishra Park, Ram Manohar Lohia Park and Ambedkar Park. The Ram Manohar Lohia Park has a fantastic gymnasium and racing/jogging track.
Marine Drive is a popular attraction in the neighborhood with its own musical fountain show that is organized every evening. The Riverfront mega project is another major 8 km construction which encompasses cycle-tracks, walkways, greenery, benches, lighting and so on. There are several 5-star and 4-star hotels such as Renaissance by Marriott, Taj Vivanta, Ranjee’s, Grand JBR, Fairfield by Marriott, Hyatt Regency and many others in the locality. There are several reputed educational institutions located in the area.
The Gomti Nagar railway station is a major connectivity lifeline in the area. The Malhaur railway station also comes under the Gomti Nagar area. There are several premium residential projects being developed here like Balaji The Landmark.