Once considered the 'Oxford of the East' and a 'Retirement paradise', Pune has over the years transformed itself into one of the most hi-tech cities in the country. Becoming India's 7th largest city and a prominent IT hub, Pune has become a choice destination for the countries elite.
Let's take a look at some of the swankiest neighbourhoods in Pune where old and new money come together to invest in some of the plushest properties the city has to offer.
One of the most exclusive localities in Pune, Koregaon Park has grown from being a primarily residential area into a commercial hub bustling with high-end restaurants, swanky clubs and posh art galleries. Whether you seek luxury brands avenues or lifestyle avenues, this is the place to be. Koregaon Park is home to several happening destinations like the known after-party discotheque Oak lounge, or the signature Italian fine-dining Sorisso and many others.
Just around the corner from Koregaon Park, lies Kalyani Nagar where the recent development of IT parks has led to the growth of several residential and commercial projects. Kalyani Nagar is flush with greenery and one can enjoy this most at the Flour Works cafÃ© in the heart of the locality. Most high end IT employees in Pune choose Kalyani Nagar to live and work due the abundance of greenery in the area. The area is also home to the prestigious Trump Branded residences, that offer a contemporary highlight to Kalyani Nagar's skyline. Being another commercial hub, Kalyani Nagar know how to balance work and play, with an eclectic range of bars and eateries not to mention high end luxury avenues.
Another behemoth, EON Free Zone IT Park in Kharadi boasts of having some of the most tech-savvy residents in the country. It is the choice destination for chic designer properties like the YOO Villas and EON waterfront and is home to the technologically advanced Panchshil Towers. With access to the biggest name in tech, staying here puts you in the heart of the IT boom in India. Enjoy power packed evenings at Cityhub, Kharadi's posh High Street.
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What makes this area so popular among people with families is the close proximity to the airport and railway station and the abundance of malls, restaurants, the market place, schools and hospitals around the place. Once exclusive to only palatial homes, this upscale locality in Pune has expensive properties available for sale and rent. Besides the luxury constructions, there's also widespread greenery in this area.