Baner is a suburb located in the western parts of Pune City. It is one of the rapidly developing suburban areas of Pune and is located very close to the industrial zones and the IT hubs of Pune. The area has good civic amenities and is very well-connected to the other parts of the greater city of Pune. Its proximity to Mumbai is one of the major advantages that western Pune suburbs have. Some of the prominent localities located close to Baner are Balewadi, Vishal Nagar, Aundh, Pashan, Pimple Nilakh, Pimple Saudagar, Pimple Gurav, Wakad, Dasar, Hinjewadi etc. Hinjewadi’s development as an IT hub has driven the rental market of Baner. Some medium-sized businesses and IT parks, are also located in Aundh and Kothrud. The area, thus, attracts IT professionals in large numbers and offers plenty of rental options. Industrial pockets in nearby areas, like Pirangut, Talegaon and PCMC, further contribute to the growing demand for residential properties in the region, among working professionals. There is an availability of good public transportation which allows residents to commute to work without any hassles, apart from easy accessibility to Mumbai and Bengaluru. Some of the key residential projects in Baner are Supreme Amadore, Saarrthi Skybay, Kalptaru Jade Residences, Blue Bells, Kunal Aspiree, Nahar F Residences, Shagun Perfect 10 among others.
Its closeness to the Mumbai-Pune Expressway being yet another advantage. The Expressway is situated off the Katraj-Dehu Bypass (NH 4) that runs right next to the locality.
Baner is connected to neighbouring localities via the arterial road – the Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway. There are a few major roads which run through the area, namely The Pune Bypass Road, The Mumbai-Bangalore Highway, The Gopal Hari Deshmukh Marg and the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
It has excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport Which is located at a distance of 25.5 km via Baner Road.
The area boasts of an extensive bus service and the Baner Bus Stand and the Shivaji Nagar Bus Stand lie in close vicinity.
Dapodi, Khadki, Kasarwadi, Pimpri, Shivajinagar are its nearby Railway stations. However, Khadi is the nearest railway station to Baner, located at a distance of 7.9 km via Aundh-Baner Link Road.
Proposed & Planned Infra
With Pune being listed among the smart cities, Baner along with Balewadi and Aundh, have been selected for the pilot phase.
Factors for past growth
Planned roads and excellent infrastructure facilities have successfully established Baner as a favorite destination in Pune. With an increase in the city’s population, the IT boom and a resulting large migrant population, the region has seen considerable rental demands for 2 BHK apartments in Baner. The industrial growth and the growth of the IT sector have led to the development of retail and hospitality sectors in the area.
Employment hubs near Baner
Pune IT Park – 6 kilometres from the locality of Baner.
The ICC towers and the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture – approx 6 km.
RMZ Westend is approximately 3 kilometres away.
Nanospace IT Park is located nearby the locality of Baner.
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
Baner offers very good social infrastructure to its residents. Some of the reputed schools in Baner include Tree House Play Group, VIBGYOR High School, Sanskruti School, The Orchid School, Little Millennium, Aditya International School, Leapbridge Early Childhood, The Ecole Heritage School, Parakeets Pre School, Vivero International Pre-school & Childcare, The Ecole Heritage School to name a few. It also house some prominent colleges in the vicinity. These include Hindustan Aerospace & Engineering, Genba Sopanrao Moze College of Engineering, Garware College, Dnyansagar Arts & Commerce College, Abhinav Kala College among others.
Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. Some of the leading hospitals in Baner include the Seth Ramdas Shah Memorial Hospital, Jupiter Hospital, Shashwat Hospital, Dhanantari Hospital, Medipoint Hospital, Oyster Hospital, Aditya Birla Clinic, Pearl Hospital, Saishree Hospital and Ratna Memorial Hospital among others.
The shopping needs of Baner’s residents are catered to by malls in Baner such as the Suyash Commercial Mall, Primrose Mall, Empire Green Shopping Centre, The Square, Golden Empire, Regent Plaza Mall, Centriole Mall, Optimus Shopping Mall etc. It also house retail outlets of national and international brands in its vicinity. These are Chroma, Pantaloons, Westside, Carpet Planet, Idea, Reliance Digital among others.