Swargate, located in the south of Pune, is one of the busiest city. It is a commercial area with important buildings like Income Tax Office, PMC Branch (Swargate), and other commercial buildings. It comes under the jurisdiction of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). Guruwar Peth, Subhash Nagar, Dadawadi, Dattawadi, Wanwadi, Fatima Nagar, Sadashiv Peth are its neighboring localities. It will also serve as major head for the Pune Metro project. There are many tourist and entertainment places in the area of Swargate. The famous Mahalaxmi temple of Pune is located near Sarasbaug near this area. Swargate is one of the major hubs of the Maharashtra State Transport network. Shankar Sheth Road, and Ghorpade Peth Road are the two internal roads for Swargate. Other major roads are Timber Market Road, Mutha Canal Road and Lohiya Nagar Road which further link with Bangalore Highway Flyover. Swargate is well-connected to the other parts of the city such as Budhwar Peth, Raviwar Peth, Modi Colony, Deccan Gymkhana via Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Road and Timber Market Road. Some of the key residential projects in Swargate are Ahura Galaxy, Kumar Laxmi Vilas, Vardhaman Sapphire, KUL Kumar Puram, Ambike Lotus among others.
Swargate has a Major bus stand for Pune. It serves as BRTS terminal for Katraj – Swargate and Hadapsar – Swargate bus routes. It is well connected to the city and nearby villages by PMPML buses.
Auto-rickshaws which ply from the Swargate bus terminus provide an important cheap alternative transport to the residents of Pune.
The Pune-Satara Road starts from here. Shankar Seth road which originates from this area serves as link between Pune – Solapur highway and Swargate. Tilak road links Swargate to Deccan Gymkhana while Shivajinagar is linked to Swargate by Shivaji road.
It has excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is located at a distance of 14.5 km via Samrat Ashok Road.
Factors for past growth
Its close proximity to Pune IT Park, Pune Junction railway station along with major IT Hubs of Pune such as Navale IT Park, The Cerebrum IT Park B2, Pune IT Park, Nano Space IT Park have been a plus point. A fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs, wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. Thus, driving residential demand and consistent rental yield. In the recent past, rental demands for 2 BHK flats in Swargate got momentum.
Employment hubs near Swargate
Navale IT Park
The Cerebrum IT Park B2
Pune IT Park
Nano Space IT Park
Weikfield IT iNFO Park
Infrastructural Development (Social & Physical)
Saint Thomas High School, New Life Centre High School, English Primary School, Noble English School, St. Hilda’s High School and Shri Shivaji Maratha Jijamata Girls High School are some of the good quality schools in its vicinity.
Health care facility is also good in the locality. Some good hospitals providing health care facility to the resident of Swargate are Joshi Hospital of Women, Sahyadri Hospital, Dhiraj Surana-Shree Balaji Eye Hospital and Purandare Hospital among few.
Hyper City, Kumar Pacific Mall, SGS Mall & Nucleus Mall are the major malls in the localities which serves the daily needs of the residents of Swargate.