Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru


In this article, we look at the top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru, along with the property prices and rentals in these areas

As the information technology (IT) capital of India, Bengaluru offers opportunities for working professionals, start-ups and entrepreneurs. However, this is not the only factor that drives the demand for real estate here. Owing to its growth potential, the city has also been a favourite among NRIs and expats. If you are one looking for a premium locality to invest in this city, we have compiled a list of 10 posh areas in Bangalore.

 

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

 

See also: Cost of living in Bangalore

 

1. Basavanagudi

A residential-cum-commercial locality, Basavanagudi is in south Bengaluru, close to Jayanagar. One of the oldest localities in the city, it was the hub of commerce in the yesteryears.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals, many with ancestral properties here.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsGandhi Bazaar, DVG Road, Indian Institute of World Culture⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsBMS College of Engineering and National College, etc.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
InfrastructureBengaluru city railway station (5.8 kms), Nayandahalli railway station (7.8 kms), National college metro.⭐⭐⭐⭐
TransportBasavanagudi Police Station bus station, Nettakallappa Circle bus station, Gunasheela Hospital bus station, Nagasandra Circle bus station, Garadi Apartments bus station and cabs⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketBrigade Software Park (2.3 kms), Global Tech Park (5.2 kms), Kalyani Magnum IT Tech Park (7 kms), Enzyme Tech Park (6.4 kms).⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsVictoria Hospital, Sri Balaji Hospital and ESIC Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Property prices and rent in Basavanagudi

Basavanagudi1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 35 lakhs onwardsRs 50 lakhs onwardsRs 70 lakhs onwards
RentRs 6,500 onwardsRs 15,000 onwardsRs 22,000 onwards

 

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Rental trend in Basavanagudi

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com 

 

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2. Benson Town

In north Bengaluru, Benson Town is an old locality, inhabited by the traditionally rich. SK Garden and Byadarahalli are the known suburbs within Benson Town. While the locality is good, residents often face waste management issues.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsBrigade Road, MG Road, Commercial Street, Palace Mall, Sigma Central, Orion East, Maruthi Complex⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsWelbourne Public School, Good Hope English Primary And High School, Jain Preschool An International Pre Primary School, etc.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
InfrastructureChinnappa Garden Road, Netaji Road and Basaveshwara Main Road, connect this locality to other parts of the city⭐⭐⭐⭐
TransportCabs, public transport⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketBrigade Road, MG Road, Commercial Street⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsDivine Speciality Hospital, Annaswamy Mudaliar General Hospital, Church of South India Hospital, etc.⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Property prices and rent in Benson Town

Benson Town 1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 15 lakhs onwardsRs 20 lakhs onwardsRs 70 lakhs onwards
RentRs 7,000 onwardsRs 7,000 onwardsRs 18,000 onwards

 

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Price trend in Benson Town

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com 

 

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3. Cooke Town

Cooke Town is a cosmopolitan area in the city. Home to many HNIs and corporates, the area is sought-after by tenants, as well. It is in north-east Bengaluru and was established when the Bangalore Civil and Military Station was overseen by the Madras Government. While overall this locality is desired, the narrow roads may irk some.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsBrigade Road, MG Road, Commercial Street, Palace⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsClarence High School, Mariam Nivas High School, Maria Niketan High School, etc.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
InfrastructureUpcoming Namma Metro connectivity, Bengaluru East Railway Station at a radius of just 1 km, Kempegowda International Airport is situated 30 kms away via New Airport Road.⭐⭐⭐⭐
TransportCabs, public transport⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketInfantry Techno Park (6 kms), Manyata Tech Park (8 kms), Bagmane Tech Park (8 kms), and Pearl Tech Solutions (7 kms)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsMeridian Medical Centre, UPHC Urban Primary Health Care Center, etc.⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Property prices and rent in Cooke Town

Cooke Town1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 40 lakhs onwardsRs 45 lakhs onwardsRs 80 lakhs onwards
RentRs 9,000 onwardsRs 16,500 onwardsRs 21,000 onwards

 

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Price trend in Cooke Town 

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com 

 

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4. Indira Nagar 

Located in east Bengaluru, Indira Nagar is a residential-cum-commercial locality is one of the expensive residential areas. It is strategically located close to business districts and therefore, enjoys a constant pool of tenants. However, one of the cons of this aspect is that it tends to get congested due to heavy traffic.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursDefence personnel, HNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locations100-Ft Road, Garuda Mall, 1 MG-Lido Mall and UB City⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsNational Public School, The Frank Anthony Public School and New Horizon Public School, St Joseph’s College of Commerce, Sacred Heart Girls First Grade College, and St Annes Degree College for Women.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportNamma Metro Purple Line, cabs, public transport⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketRMZ Infinity, RMZ Millenia and Bagmane Tech Park⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsColumbia Asia Hospital, Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Sir CV Raman General Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Property prices and rent in Indira Nagar

Indira Nagar1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyLow supplyRs 90 lakhs onwardsRs 1.50 crores onwards
RentRs 8,000 onwardsRs 18,000 onwardsRs 30,000 onwards

 

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Price trend in Indira Nagar 

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com 

 

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5. Koramangala

Koramangala is a commercial-cum-residential locality and boasts of excellent connectivity. It is easily one of the top posh residential areas in the city and home to many HNIs and corporate bigwigs. Traffic remains a problem in Koramangala.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsMarket Square, Forum Mall, Total Mall⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsIndian Institute of Astrophysics, St John’s Medical College, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, St Francis High School, and Bethany High School⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportunder-construction metro Line 3 (RV Road-Bommasandra) under Phase 2 is expected to be completed by 2023 , transport by cabs, buses⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketElectronic City, Whitefield, and the IT Corridor alongside ORR as well as Koramangala⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsApollo Spectra Hospitals, Marvel Multi-speciality Hospital, Apollo Cradle⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Check out price trends in Koramangala

 

Property prices and rent in Koramangala

Koramangala1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 60 lakhs onwardsRs 80 lakhs onwardsRs 80 lakhs onwards
RentRs 6,000 onwardsRs 11,000 onwardsRs 20,000 onwards

 

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Price trend in Koramangala

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com 

 

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6. Malleswaram

Located in north-west Bengaluru, Malleswaram, home to the city’s old rich, is said to have been founded by the first vice-chancellor of Mysore University. Through the years, large bungalows and independent homes have given way to some high-rises, adding a cosmopolitan mix to the overall crowd. However, the poor condition of roads is a pain point which tends to get worse during the monsoons. Moreover, parking is a problem here, as it is a commercial-cum-residential locality.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals, traditional rich⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsOrion Mall, Mantri Square Mall, 8th Cross Road⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsBangalore Education Society (BES), BP Indian Public School, Cluny Convent, MES Kishore Kendra⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportGreen Line metro station, cabs, BMTC buses⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketWorld Trade Center (2.6 kms), KIADB Industrial Area (4 kms), Wipro corporate office (7 kms), Embassy Manyata Business Park (11.6 kms) and Koramangla (14.5 kms)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsManipal Hospital, Vagas, Apollo, Jupiter, Leela Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Check out price trends in Malleswaram

 

Property prices and rent in Malleswaram

Malleswaram1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 30 lakhs onwardsRs 40 lakhs onwardsRs 70 lakhs onwards
RentRs 6,000 onwardsRs 15,000 onwardsRs 25,000 onwards

 

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Price trends in Malleswaram

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com

 

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7. Rajajinagar

Named after C Rajagopalachari, this locality in west Bengaluru is one of the largest suburbs. Rajajinagar boasts of properties by some of the top builders and enjoys a good liveability quotient with ample number of parks, schools and hangouts zones in its vicinity. Traffic congestion and water issues are some of the problems that irk residents.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsMantri Square, Orion Mall, GT World Mall⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsCluny Convent School, Carmel High School, S Cadambi Vidya Kendra, Aurobindo Vidya Mandir, Vivekananda College of Pharmacy⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportGreen Line metro station⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketWorld Trade Centre⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsFortis Hospital, and Narayana Nethralaya Eye Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Check out price trends in Rajajinagar

 

Property prices and rent in Rajajinagar

Rajajinagar1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 30 lakhs onwardsRs 50 lakhs onwardsRs 65 lakhs onwards
RentRs 4,000 onwardsRs 9,000 onwardsRs 12,000 onwards

 

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Price trends in Rajajinagar

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com

 

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8. Richmond Town 

A posh locality, Richmond Town is located in central Bengaluru and boasts of a high-end residential and retail market. With Bengaluru, however, traffic is a big problem and this stands true for Richmond Town, as well.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsGaruda Mall, UB City, 1 MG-Lido Mall and Mantri Square Mall⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsBishop Cotton Boys School, Cathedral High School, Baldwin Girls High School, Jain University School of Sciences, Abbas Khan College of Women⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportMahatma Gandhi Station (2.3 kms) and Trinity (3.2 kms), located on the Purple line.⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketIT hub of Electronic City, Whitefield, IT Corridor along ORR⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsFortis La Femme, St Philomenas Hospital, Mallya Hospital, Hosmat Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

 

Property prices and rent in Richmond Town

Richmond Town1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 50 lakhs onwardsRs 1.10 crores onwardsRs 1.50 crores onwards
RentRs 16,000 onwardsRs 22,000 onwardsRs 25,000 onwards

 

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Price trends in Richmond Town

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com 

 

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9. RMV Extension

It is on the whole, a developing area but is home to some posh homes and streets. RMV Extension Stage 2 wears a modern look and boasts of easy access to amenities. It is highly favoured by corporates.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursCorporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsEsteem Mall Orion Mall, Mantri Mall, Fun World Amusement park (6 kms), Snow World (6 kms), JP Park (4 kms)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsMS Ramaiah Medical and Engineering College, REVA PU college, Atria Institute of Technology, ISRO Research institute, Indian Institute of Science⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportBus stations at RMV Stage 2, ITI layout, Nagashettyhalli, Hebbal, and Patelappa Layout, Lottegollahalli railway station, Sandal Soap Factory (Green line) and Cubbon Park metro (Purple line)⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketEmbassy Lake Terraces, Manyata Tech Park, Kirloskar Tech Park, Brigade Caladium, Brigade Magnum. Plus various government offices⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsRamaiah Memorial Hospital, Shirdi Sai Hospital, and Mamta Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Check out price trends in RMV Extension Stage 2

 

Property prices and rent in RMV Extension

RMV Extension1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyRs 35 lakhs onwardsRs 50 lakhs onwardsRs 65 lakhs onwards
RentRs 8,000 onwardsRs 13,000 onwardsRs 20,000 onwards

 

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Price trends in RMV Extension Stage 2

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com

 

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10. Ulsoor or Halasuru

In central Bengaluru, Halasuru or Ulsoor is one of the oldest localities in the city. It is also a tourist site with the famous Ulsoor Lake. The locality is also home to some beautiful temples.

ParameterAvailabilityStar rating 
Profile of neighboursHNIs, NRIs, corporates, businessmen, working professionals⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Hangout locationsUlsoor Bazaar, 1MG⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Educational institutionsBBMP Girls High School, Sree Cauvery School, Ramakrishna Middle School, Shri Sharada Vidya Niketan⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Infrastructure and transportCabs, public transport⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Job marketRMZ Millenia, Bagmane Tech Park⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
HospitalsSPARSH Hospital, Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
SafetySafe⭐⭐⭐⭐
Grocery/provisionsAvailable at short distance⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Check out price trends in Ulsoor

 

Property prices and rent in Ulsoor

Ulsoor1RK or 1BHK 2BHK3BHK 
BuyLimited supplyRs 50 lakhs onwardsRs 75 lakhs onwards
RentRs 5,000 onwardsRs 12,000 onwardsRs 17,000 onwards

 

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Price trends in Ulsoor

Top 10 posh localities in Bengaluru

Source: Housing.com

 

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Price movement in Bangalore’s top 10 posh localities

Listed below is the price movement observed year-on-year. Note that there are various reasons that may account for it but the most common reason for the increase in prices, remains the availability of fresh inventory. 

LocalityY-o-Y price change in percentage
Basavanagudi-7
Benson Town2
Cooke Town5
Indira Nagar-5
Koramangala6.8
Malleswaram-5
Rajajinagar4.67
Richmond Town 2
RMV Extension6.5
Ulsoor or Halasuru1

 

Other localities for luxury properties

Sadashivnagar

Noted politicians, businessmen and Sandalwood stars have their homes in Sadashivnagar. Also known as the Palace Orchards, this upscale locality was one of the four pillars that Kempegowda used, to mark the city limits. Swanky bungalows, plush independent homes, tree-lined stretches and the greenery, keep this area lively and stately. You will be able to see some of the bungalows giving way to high-rises, keeping in sync with the demand of the times.

Average cost of property for sale in Sadashivnagar: Rs 17,150 per sq ft.

Cost of property for rent in Sadashivnagar: Rs 30,000 – Rs 3 lakhs per month.

 

Shanthala Nagar

Located in the heart of Bangalore city, Shanthala Nagar houses Vittal Mallya Road, Lavelle Road and Kasturba Road. You will see old apartments, as well as new commercial constructions dotting these areas. Lavelle Road is among the busy areas. The area is more or less saturated but properties do come up for sale occasionally.

Average cost of property for sale in Shanthala Nagar: Rs 21,300 per sq ft.

Cost of property for rent in Shanthala Nagar: Up to Rs 2 lakhs per month.

 

Banashankari

Banashankari in south Bangalore is one of the largest residential areas. In short, it is called BSK and is home to many outstation students and working professionals, who live in shared accommodations,  as well as other executives. BSK’s proximity to the IT hubs is one of the top reasons why the area attracts the working populace. The locality also enjoys the presence of commercial and leisure areas, pushing up the overall property cost in this area.

Average cost of property for sale in Banashankari: Rs 7,619 per sq ft.

Cost of property for rent in Banashankari: Up to Rs 40,000 per month.

Check out luxury properties across Bangalore.

 

These were the top 10 expensive residential areas in Bangalore. You could browse through a number of luxury projects on Housing.com. Begin your search today!

Note: All localities listed here are in alphabetical order. Price variations may happen due to change in current listings and what is available in the market.

 

FAQs

Which is the most luxurious project currently available for sale in Bengaluru?

You can go through a list of luxury projects on Housing.com. Popular localities include Sadashivnagar, Koramangala, etc. However, due to limited availability, properties in some of the older localities are available for sale only in case of resale or redevelopment.

What is the cost of luxury projects in Bangalore in general?

In some of the most luxurious neighbourhoods in Bengaluru city, you will have to reserve a budget of Rs 10,000 to Rs 14,000 per sq ft to be able to own a home. Property prices, however, vary, depending on the amenities, connectivity, brand of the developer, size of the property and other factors.

 

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