Maraimalai Nagar is a rapidly developing suburb situated in Chennai. Maraimalai Nagar and its surrounding areas are referred to as "New Chennai" due to booming industrial development in and around this area. This satellite town houses many heavy industries, while renowned brands like Ford India and BMW car factories are located within a mile of Maraimalai Nagar. The Indian software giant Infosys also has an office within few kilometers of Maraimalai Nagar. The neighborhood is served by the Maraimalai Nagar railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. Maraimalai Nagar also houses central bus stand, upgraded primary health care facility [GOVNT] and several higher secondary schools. The suburb is close to SRM University and its group of institutions which are located in Potheri, another developing region in the neck of the woods. It is becoming one of the largest residential areas between Tambaram and Chengalpet owing to the IT companies in and around Maraimalai Nagar like Accenture, Ford, Mahindra World City and SEZ.