Wagholi is a suburb situated in the north-eastern parts of Pune City. It is strategically located on the Pune-Ahmednagar Highway. Primarily it was a major industrial area of Pune but over the past few years the locality has developed rapidly and has become prime residential destination for those looking for affordable homes. This locality comes under the limits of PMC. It enjoys excellent connectivity to other parts of central Pune and IT hubs such as Hadapsar and Kharadi. Located on the Ahmednagar road, Wagholi enjoys great connectivity to places like the Bund garden, Solapur highway and Airport and is now home to a number of malls, multiplexes, hotels and departmental stores to cater to the varying needs of the local population. It also enjoys easy accessibility to areas such as Mundhwa and Ranjangaon. Wagholi falls on a four-lane highway connecting Pune and Ahmednagar. Some of the prominent localities located close to Wagholi are Lohegaon, Dhanori, Vadgaon Sheri, Kharadi, Viman Nagar, Kharadi etc. Some of the key residential projects in Wagholi are Kolte Evy Estate Apartment, Rohan Abhilasha, Unicorn Sai Sankul, Nyati Elan among others.
Nagar Road which intersect Wagholi. This locality is surrounded by Lohegaon Road and Wadegaon Road on the either side. NH27 passes through the centre of the locality and connect Wagholi to the prime areas of Pune. Pune International Airport located at a driving distance of 11 km via Lohegaon Road which can be covered in less than half an hour. Hadapsar, Ghorpuri, Pune Junction, and Shivajinagar are its nearby railway stations. However, However, Hadapsar is the nearest railway station to Wagholi which is located at a distance of 10 km.
Factors for past growth
The area’s close proximity to employment hubs of Kharadi, Hadapsar and Viman Nagar makes it a preferred locality for Pune’s working population. 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.
Proposed & Planned Infra
The Nagar road has been widened to six lanes. Also, the area is proposed to be a dead end to the ring road which will be planned to surround the city. Once operational will reduce the traffic time by 10-15 min. Proposed flyover on the road connecting Wagholi to Shikrapur in the opposite direction.
Infra development (Social & Physical)
Civic infrastructure is excellent in Wagholi and residents can expect good social amenities like retail outlets, reputed educational institutions and leading hospitals nearby. Some of the reputed educational institutions like Jyotirmay International School, Podar International School, The Lexicon International School, Kidzee Pre School, Wagheshwar English School & Junior College,and Dhole Patil College of Engineering are located in the vicinity. It also house some good colleges nearby. These are Wageshwar Junior College, GH Raisoni Institute of Engineering, Vedant MBA College Wagholi, Shree Ramchandra College of Engineering, JSPM’s Charak College of Pharmacy and Research among others. Apart from that, other regular amenities like Banks, ATM’s and Hospitals are also present in Wagholi. A number of infrastructural upgradations to improve the road connectivity are also on the cards for Wagholi.