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Kelambakkam is a major residential area in Chennai and lies in the Sozhanganallur residential zone. There are several mid range and premium projects dotting the area and several leading developers like Akshaya Homes, Puravankara, Provident, Phoenix, Sobha and Mantri are highly active in the entire belt. There are several advanced stage and ready to move projects in the area while 2 and 3 BHK housing units are predominantly available here. Demand for property in Kelambakkam has gone up by leaps and bounds over the years.
Kelambakkam lies on the Old Mamallapuram Road and this is also called the Rajiv Gandhi Salai or IT corridor. This gives the area a major advantage and it is also filled with tourist attractions including the Kovalam beach, St. Mary church and several temples. Professionals working in the SIPCOT IT Park nearby prefer Kelambakkam for residential purposes. This has contributed greatly towards scaling up infrastructural development and realty growth here. Kelambakkam lies just 3 kilometres away from the SIPCOT IT Park which is the largest such IT Park in Asia. Several companies like Infosys, TCS, Cognizant and Wipro have their offices in this zone.
Kelambakkam is a major junction where the GST (Grand Southern Trunk Road) and East Coast Road (ECR) interest the OMR. The Airport lies approximately 30 kilometres away from the area while areas like Thiruporur, Velachery, Madipakkam, Selaiyur and Sholinganallur are also well linked to it. The second phase for widening the OMR into six lanes has also been approved between Kelambakkam and Mahabalipuram. This will definitely ease traffic congestion in the entire stretch. Kelambakkam also offers easy access to the State Highway 121 and the Kovalam-Kelambakkam Road. Bus transport facilities are available till major areas like T. Nagar, Central, Saidapet and Broadway. The railway station lies around 36 kilometres away from Kelambakkam.
The authorities have also planned a 4.67 kilometer bypass starting from Padur and running through Kelambakkam. There is also a proposed elevated expressway extending from Madhya Kailash to Mahabalipuram that will benefit Kelambakkam along with the upcoming railway line between Chennai-Pondicherry with a station here. There is a bus terminus in Kelambakkam as well.
Reputed educational institutions like the St Mary’s Matriculation School, Ragas Dental College, Hindustan College of Engineering and the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering are located in and around the area. The Chettinad Health Centre which is home to the Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute (CHRI) is also a major healthcare facility in the area. The KVR Shoppe and other outlets cater to shopping needs of residents while there are several restaurants and entertainment zones in the locality as well. Property prices have gone up by approximately 2.91% in the area as per Q3 2015 and average prices stand at around INR 4, 221 per sq. ft. here for the same period. Popular projects include Phoenix The Village, Puravankara South Bay, Akshaya Homes January, Mantri Group Synergy, Provident Cosmo City and Yuga Alta to name a few.