Varthur is one of the most fast developing areas of Bangalore. It shares its border with Whitefield which is the largest technology clusters in South Asia. It follows a lifestyle of ‘walk to work’ with EPIP (Export Promotion Industrial Park) & ITP-B (International Tech Park - Bangalore) in the vicinity. Forum Mall, Whitefield is 2 kms, Sigma Tech Park, Whitefield is 2 kms, Greenwood high international School is 4 kms, Wipro Corporate office is 6 kms, ITPL 0 is 7 kms, HAL Airport(Shortly to open) is 6 kms, Phoenix Mall is 8 kms, KR Puram Railway Station is 12 kms, MG Road is 14 kms, Electronic City is 20 kms and Kempegowda International Airport is 50 kms from here. The EPIP is one of the country's first Information Technology Parks and ITP-B houses offices of many IT and ITES companies. The location also enjoys excellent connectivity to the major MNC’s like Hindustan Unilever, Britannia, HP, Cap Gemini, Tata Elxsi, ITPL, Brigade Tech Park, Bhoruka Tech Park and much more. Apart from Balagare Road, there are two other major four-lane roads that connect Varthur to Bangalore city. These roads are Whitefield Road via Mahadevapura and Varthur Road via Marathahalli. Both roads intersect with Karnataka State Highway 35 (SH 35) which runs in the North-South direction (Siddlaghatta in the north to Anekal in the south). The much anticipated Namma Metro Rail Project by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) will soon connect this locality to other regions in the city. Various shopping malls like The Forum Value, Phoenix Market City, Park Square Mall and Inorbit Mall exist in the vicinity of this area. The area houses the Varthur Lake which is one of the most beautiful lakes in Bangalore offering picturesque views and turning to be a favorite weekend destination for people residing in and around this region.