Major realtors from all over India have realized the potential of the Mohali real estate market and are looking to develop promising residential and commercial properties in the area. This tier-II city is a part of the Tricities- Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. The city has been developed as an extension of Chandigarh. It shares its border and architecture with Chandigarh. But Mohali has now emerged as a separate city, with a distinctive personality. It is the second best real estate investment option in Punjab after Chandigarh real estate. Home buyers including employers, traders, residents and NRIs have tapped the booming property market of Mohali.
Like most of the other property hotspots, developments on the commercial front has kick-started residential property segment in Mohali as well. Influx of highly-paid professionals employed by the business and IT giants operating in the city has rather translated into upbeat markets, and the impact is pretty visible. According to industry sources, capital values for residential plots in prime locations increased by 50-150 per cent.
Real estate developers like Emmar-MGF, TDI and Unitech have stormed the property market of Mohali. The city has witnessed a tremendous increase in the property prices and interest of property buyers. Now Mohali is being projected as a city with a very distinct identity. Office space in Mohali has already been caught by companies like Convergys, IDS Infotech, and other business and technical support companies. Besides that, the city boasts of a very pleasing and charming architecture. Commercial as well as hospitality investment in Mohali include construction of a five- star hotel, a couple of three-star hotels and two world class hospitals. Megaplex is also being planned which will be equipped with a film theatre and several entertainment options
Emaar MGF, one of Indias leading real estate developers is coming up with a signature project in the city called Mohali Hills. Mohali Hills is a maiden mega project of the joint venture in Punjab with a capital expenditure of Rs. 16,000 crores. Emaar MGF Land Private Limited has emerged Indias leading joint venture in real estate with residential, commercial & retail, IT parks and SEZs, Hospitality, Healthcare and Education projects being implemented on a pan India basis. The joint venture has brought in the largest FDI in the Indian real estate sector along with world-wide collaborations that have introduced best global practices in the sector today.
Mohali Hills is a project that includes development of luxury villas, premium apartments, terraced town homes and lies in close proximity to Chandigarh. Spread over many acres, this project is the first ever integrated township to be built in Punjab. This township will include residential plots, town houses and villas along with convenient shopping malls, landscape gardens and recreational centres, in simple words it will be a self-sufficient township. Mohali Hills will be a house for special education & wellness zones with fully-equipped hospitals, schools, and colleges in order to provide institutional facilities of medical care and education to the residents of the township. The township will also introduce world-class office & IT park spaces in the city which in turn will give a fillip to industry and business, IT in the state.
The project, Mohali Hills is the culmination of an MoU between the Government of Punjab and leading real estate developer, Emaar MGF to develop 5000 acres of land in different parts of Punjab; Mohali, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar; through integrated township projects and urban infrastructure development projects.
Besides Emaar MGF, other developer that is taking keen interest in the property market of Mohali is Ansal API. The realtor is in the process of developing Golf Linksan integrated township comprising luxury villas, condominiums, penthouses and plots..
Unitech has also put stakes in Mohali, with its premium residential and commercial projects. Besides that some small developers are also investing in the city. Pearls Infrastructure is coming up with Pearls City, an integrated township, near Kharar-Banur Road, in sector 104. Taneja Developers is developing 200-acre township, which is yet another talked about project in the town. Other projects which will mark the development of the city are: the independent expandable villas, senior secondary school, club and recreation centre, hospital, and five star hotel, located on main MohaliKharar Highway.
In the meantime, the real estate developers are keeping their fingers crossed over the future scenario of Mohali, they feel that infrastructure development and progress on commercial fronts will play a significant role in the development of residential real estate at this emerging city.