Kondhwa is a suburb located in the south-eastern parts of Pune. It is among most recently developed residential area and fastest growing suburb in Pune. It is considered as one of the oldest colonies situated towards south-east of Pune. Some of the prominent locality situated close to Kondhwa are Bibwewadi, Katraj, Wanowrie, Handewadi, Undri, Pisoli, Ambegaon Budruk among others. Located within close proximity to Camp and Cantonment. Kondhwa is directly linked to Swargate bus stand, Pune railway station, Baner, Pune Airport, Hadapsar, Hinjewadi, Kalyani Nagar and Deccan Gymkhana.There are several schools, colleges and universities that lie within the easy reach of the residents of this area. It has close proximity to key locations like Saswad, Katraj, NIBM road, Kharadi IT Park and MG Road. The locality of Kondhwa is linked with major transport corridor Katraj Bypass Road and some arterial roads such as Kondhwa Road, Punyadham Ashram Road and NIBM Kondhwa Link Road. The area has good civic amenities and is very well-connected to other parts of Pune. The locality has also got a number of tourist spots. Some of the key residential projects in Kondhwa are Kohinoor Reina, Fortune Perfect, Ganga Glitz Shine, ARV Ganga Kingston, Vertical Alcinia among others.
There are a few major roads which run through the area, namely, the Kondhwa Road, the Mumbai-Hyderabad Highway, the Solapur Road and NIBM Road.
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune Airport which is located at a distance of 13.9 km via Airport Road and Phule Nagar-Akluj Road.
The area has extensive bus services with the Katraj Bus Stand and the Market Yard Bus Depot lying in close vicinity.
The major road of Kondhwa is NIMB Road which connects Kondhwa to significant destinations like Pune International Airport, Pune Railway Station and Bus Depot. It is efficiently linked to Pune-Solapur Highway through Fatima Nagar.
Pune, Ghorpadi, Hadapsar, Shivaji Nagar and Khadki Railway Stations are its nearby railway stations. However, Pune Junction is the nearest railway station to Kondhwa.
Factors for past growth
Due to emergence of many IT majors and other multinational companies (MNCs), the city of Pune has been witnessing a rapid growth in influx of working population from outside the city. Hence, there has been a flow in the demand for residential properties in Kondhwa.
Its proximity to the Mumbai- Highway through the Katraj-Pisoli Road is one of the key reasons for the large number of migrants settling in the area. Development of the Bypass Road has led Kondhwa to enjoy close proximity with Undri.
Planned roads and excellent infrastructure facilities have successfully established Kharadi as a favorite destination in Pune. With an increase in the city’s population, the IT boom and a resulting large migrant population, the region has seen considerable rental demands for 2 BHK apartments in Kondhwa.
Employment Hubs near Kondhwa
Phursungi IT Park, Magarpatta City and the Amanora Park Town are located within 9-10 km from Kondhwa.
World Trade Centre, Cerebrum IT Park and the EON IT Park are located approximately 13-15 km from Kondhwa.
The SP Infocity and Mega Centre are located at a distance of approximately 8-10 km.
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
Kondhwa offers very good social infrastructure to its residents. Some of the famous schools in Kondhwa includes Eurokids, The Tree House, RIMS International School & Junior College, Smartkidz Play School-Preschool, Sugarcane High School, St. Matthews Academy and Junior College and Rosary School.
Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. Some of the prominent hospitals providing healthcare facilities to its residents are Lifeline Hospital Pune, Inamdar Multispeciality Hospital, Noble Hospital, Artificial Limb Centre, Sofia Hospital, and National Hospitals.
Dorabjee’s Mall, Hypercity Mall, Nucleus Mall, Kumar Pacific Mall and Seasons mall are the major malls in the neighborhood. It also houses retail outlets of national and international brands such as India Retail Outlet, My Jio Store, Samsung Smart Cafe, Bata, Pantaloons, Louis Philippe, Happy Feet, Reliance Fresh among others.