About Koramangala, Bangalore
Koramangala is a south-eastern area divided into 8 blocks, spread over approximately 1800 acres in Bangalore planned as a suburb post-independence, has gradually turned into one of the largest and coolest commercial hubs with some of the best restaurants & bars, brilliant activity centers, posh bungalows, and great nightlife scenes.
Koramangala is popular with young tech workers and students, due to the many IT companies and colleges in the area. Koramangala has various specialty restaurants and rooftop bars clustered around 80 Feet Main Road, while the streets around Jyoti Nivas College are known for trendy stores selling apparel and accessories.
Bangalore’s major railway station – Bangalore City Junction, is 9 km away from Koramangala, and the Kempegowda International Airport is at a distance of 41 km.
Highlights of Koramangala
Koramangala has well-established connectivity to other areas within the city.There are bus depots on every block, with the BMTC (Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation) buses taking commuters to all major parts of the city, ranging from Brigade Road to Electronic City to Kempegowda International Airport. Auto rickshaws and cab services are easily available at every other corner with intra-city transportation as well.
Koramangala is also home to a large number of educational institutions with Jyothi Nivas College and St John’s Medical College being of particular importance. Koramangala also houses major business firms and software companies such as Infosys, Wipro, and India’s e-commerce company – Flipkart.
With the buzzing Forum Koramangala Mall to the eateries, there is something for everyone in Koramangala. Right from Raheja Arcade with its affordable ethnic wear to Spice Girls near Jyoti Nivas College for trendy shoes, and the popular Tibet Mall, there are enough options to spoil you with choices without burning your pockets. Koramangala also has a great choice of regional, Mexican, Mediterranean, Arabic, and Chinese restaurants such as Salt, Atta Galata, Barbeque Nation, Truffles, Fenny’s Lounge & Kitchen, and many more.
If you want a dose of fun in Koramangala, apart from popular bars like Indigoxp, Myu bar, Social, etc., there are various live escape game rooms like Riddle Room & Breakout and bowling alleys like The Grid and many more to complete your experience. Koramangala is also known for some of the popular microbreweries such as Brooks and Bonds Brewery, Murphy’s Brewhouse, Barleyz, and Happy Brew.
Koramangala’s close proximity to the areas such as the Central Business District (CBD), Electronic City, etc. has been a major contributor to real estate. It’s advantageous location and close accessibility to fundamental social infrastructure make Koramangala a thriving residential and commercial locality. As per market studies, the present average residential property rate in Koramangala is in the range of ₹ 1000 to ₹ 20,000/ sq. ft.
Coworking Space Options in Koramangala
Hot desk is an on-demand workspace where you can choose any seat in the open area to begin your day and work. Open desks come with a few basic amenities such as WiFi, IT support, etc. depending on the nature of the coworking space.
Dedicated desks are ergonomically designed desks at a coworking space that is allotted to you on the day of joining and allow you to work at the same desk every day.
Meeting/ conference rooms are the workspaces specifically designed to meet clients or teams ensuring all the required amenities – from audiovisual equipment, whiteboards, and WiFi to food and beverage services. Meeting rooms are provided on either an hourly or daily basis.
Monthly pass of any coworking space provides you free access to the premises for 28 days including amenities as per the policy of the coworking space.
Weekly pass of any coworking space provides you access to the premises and all the common amenities for six days from the day of joining.
Daily pass provides you free access to the coworking space for a day for 8 hours with all the common amenities depending on the coworking space.
Frequently Asked Questions
“Coworking”, as the name suggests, is a concept that is adopted by anyone who does not want to work from home and would rather prefer sharing an office space with freelancers or people from other organizations.
Such workspaces also provide opportunities to socialize and harness the business network through the community and events organized by coworking spaces.
Koramangala has a huge number of coworking space providers than any other locality with a wide range of workspace options that are mentioned below:
- Hot Desk,
- Dedicated Desk,
- Private Cabins,
- Meeting/ Conference Rooms,
- Monthly Passes,
- Weekly Passes, and
- Daily Passes.
If you are on a work trip in Bangalore and an office desk is too mainstream for you, then there are several co-working spaces in Koramangala where you can eat, drink and work altogether. In Koramangala, you can get a dedicated desk at an average starting range of INR 7000 to 8000 per seat for a month, and day passes for INR 400 to 500 per seat.
The nearest metro station to Koramangala is IndiraNagar Metro Station. This metro station is located on Purple Line of Namma Metro. It is an elevated metro station at a distance of 7 km away from IndiraNagar Metro Station.
Koramangala offers a great choice of regional, Mexican, Mediterranean, Arabic, and Chinese popular restaurants such as Salt, Atta Galata, Barbeque Nation, Truffles, Fenny’s Lounge & Kitchen, The Terrace at Gilly’s Redefined and many more. Apart from the cafes like Om made cafe, The Hole In The Wall Cafe, DYU art cafe and Truffles are perfect to catch up over a coffee and finger-licking food.
Koramangala is a big party hub with popular pubs and bars like Bombay Adda, Indigoxp, Myu bar, Social and many more with spectacular decor, splendid food and pouring drinks in Bangalore. Koramangala also has some of the popular microbreweries such as Brooks and Bonds Brewery, Murphy’s Brewhouse, Barleyz, and Happy Brew.