Sohna Road, the lifeline of South of Gurgaon, will soon be a 23 km elevated road starting from Rajiv Chawk on NH 8 to Sohna. The project is slated to start soon. The 6-lane KMP Expressway that passes through Sohna has resulted in seamless connectivity to Manesar and Palwal is expected to fast track development of this region.
The proposed Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor passes through South of Gurgaon and is planned to be completed by 2018-19. IMT Sohna: that spreads across 1500 acre and is under-construction at present.
The Government of Haryana envisages development of projects such as Knowledge City, Medi City, Fashion City, Leisure and Entertainment Cities, Cyber City and Dry-Port facility along with other similar developments.
The Northern Peripheral road (NPR) and will further improve connectivity while the Southern Peripheral road (SPR) will give direct connectivity to NH 8, Golf Course Road and Extension Road.
Hotels and Resorts
Over the years, Damdama Lake in Sohna has been a weekend
getaway destination for the whole of Delhi NCR. Being one of the largest lakes
in Haryana at the foothills of the Aravali Range, it has been providing a
credible recreational option to the weekend revelers.
This has resulted in the development of several hotels and
resorts in the region providing activities and leisure choices to their
customers. Some of the noted hotels/resorts present in the immediate
neighborhood include The Westin Resort & Spa, The Taj Gateway Resort, Country
Inn & Suites by Carlson etc.
The hotels on Golf Course road and Golf Course
Extension road are not far from South Of Gurgaon. These include Fortune Select, Hilton
Garden Inn, Vivanta by Taj, Crowne Plaza, Park Plaza etc.
In the last decade, Gurgaon has seen another shift in the field of education. South of Gurgaon has steadily emerged as the new educational hub of Delhi NCR. With the availability of cheaper lands, South of Gurgaon started becoming a home to universities, colleges and schools that offered world-class education within easy reach of students in South Delhi and Gurgaon.
Today, there are institutes like Ryan International School, DPS Maruti Kunj, KIIT College of Engineering, JK Business School, KR Mangalam University, Jindal Public School, Euro Kids School, GD Goenka World School, Pathways World School, SCJ World Academy etc.
These educational institutes not only offer curriculums for global education but have also lifted the standards of education by bringing in unique concepts of holistic education.
Gurgaon clearly leads the commercial space development in NCR. Proximity to the airport, good surface connectivity to Delhi, availability of talent pool, quality of office spaces etc. were some of the factors responsible.
South of Gurgaon is building its own commercial infrastructure for offices and commercial areas apart from having a pulsating commercial district on Sohna Road. Some of the companies that have their offices in the vicinity are Cognizant, Google, TNS Global, Software One, Huawei, Pfizer, Atos, Genpact, Rockwell Automation etc. Another 12 million sq ft of existing stock exists at Sohna Road and key occupiers include McKinsey, Capgemini and Aricent. Similarly other office hubs like Golf Course Road, MG Road, NH-8, Southern Peripheral Road are all accessible easily from South of Gurgaon.
Retail & Entertainment
South of Gurgaon is a futuristic retail and entertainment hob. With the increase in footfalls through the developing residential and commercial areas, retail and entertainment areas are bound to come up in this area. In fact the holistic experience for the people of Sohna is expected to be addressed by the larger South of Gurgaon vector. The immediate daily needs are catered to by markets in Sohna and the fast developing retail and entertainment zones on Sohna Roard, Golf Course Road and the Golf Course Extension Road. Some of the stores that take care of day-to-day convenience on Sohna Road are Big Bazaar, Aditya Birla More and Shoppers Stop apart from convenience stores and centers at residential projects in South of Gurgaon. Organized malls in proximity of South of Gurgaon are Good Earth City Center, Raheja Mall, Omaxe Mall, ILD and Celebration Mall amongst a number of others.
Most of the above Malls have entertainment zones that offer facilities like Cineplexes, Kid Zones, Food Courts etc. that enhance the retail and entertainment experience of the people residing in the area.
Places to Visit
South of Gurgaon has always been catering to Delhi NCR as a weekend getaway due to its proximity and connectivity. The KMP expressway and the completion of Southern and Nothern periphery roads will further enhance connectivity to places nereby.
Damdama Lake, one of the biggest natural lakes in Haryana, is located within the region and is extremely popular as a picnic spot on weekends. Nestled in the Aravali Ranges, Damdama lake is located about a few kilometers South of Gurgaon and is off the Gurgaon-Alwar road.
The Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, now declared as a National Park is located in Gurgaon on the Gurgaon - Farukh Nagar Road. It is best visited in winters when a large number of migratory birds come here. Apart from this, there is Surajkund, Shive Temple and Tijara Fort that are within easy reach of South of Gurgaon