GST road, abbreviated for Great Southern Trunk road or NH 45 is a 4 lane highway connecting Chennai and Trichy in the south. This is the major road artery between Chennai, Tambaram, Dindigul and Theni, a total of 472 kms. GST road enters Chennai from the South and connects its southern suburbs with the international airport. Though the highway has heavy traffic flowing through it, there are several motels and restaurants along the entire stretch, including five-star hotels such as Le Royal Meridien, Trident Hilton and Radisson GRT near the Chennai International Airport. The GST road is now planned to be upgraded to 6 lane expressway, making commuting easy from the Chennai suburbs to the CBD in Chennai. This has generated lot of interest by realtors and investors alike in .
Some of the major advantages of the GST road are:
1. The main railway line runs parallel to GST road thereby providing excellent connectivity infrastructure.
2. Touted as “New Chennai”. It is an area which is developing rapidly because of many industries and educational institutions setting up their base here.
3. The road is parallel to ECR and the IT Corridor
4. Areas alongside the GST road have lot of industries, educational institutions, SEZs, residential areas, Commercial establishments, etc. This has made investments in Property in GST Road a wise decision.
SRM University has set up a large campus on the GST road at Potheri, which is the largest. Mahindra world city is another big landmark in this area, which has some of the largest corporate organizations based inside. ESTANCIA IT SEZ is a notified SEZ and the first project of its kind in Chennai, providing a totally integrated township for discerning IT professionals to work and live, away from the congestion and pollution of the city. This has resulted in migration and people taking up apartment’s initially on lease and then buying Property in GST Road. Located on the GST Road in Guduvanchery, a 20-minute drive from the airport, it is spread over 82 acres.
Surrounded by lakes and hills it is a peaceful and pollution-free environment. Adding to the natural beauty are the landscaped campus of Estancia, serene and environmental friendly, to accommodate around 50,000 people. It will have residential, commercial and IT offices inside, providing a unmatched living standard. Average prices of apartments on GST road are Rs 3400 per sft which is quite reasonable.
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