Whitefield is situated in the eastern part of Bangalore, it is one of the most prominent IT hubs, and is a highly sought residential locality. It has offices of several software companies. Majority of the crowd in Whitefield are professionals who are employed in some of the reputed MNC’s.
The area has a large number of residential complexes and apartments. It enjoys excellent connectivity to neighbouring areas like Brookfield, ITPL, Hoodi, Marathahalli, Kadugodi, Varthur and all other major areas of the city. It is most-preferred for residential purposes as it is surrounded by markets, cultural institutions, parks and restaurants.
It has several Shopping malls such as The Forum Neighborhood Mall, Phoenix Market City, Park Square Mall, Inorbit Mall, etc. It also houses the renowned super specialty hospital such as Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Columbia Asia Hospital, Swastha Hospital, etc.
Whitefield has started seeing a boom in residential construction especially during 2002 and onwards. The area is also connected through BBMP buses, Auto rickshaws and Cabs to the rest of Bangalore. Majority of the home buyers prefer this area for residence as it has all the facilities and infrastructure needed for a modern lifestyle. In recent years it has seen the rise of several residential apartments and leisure establishments.