Bengaluru has undergone a metamorphosis in the recent past from being a languid, laidback city steeped in culture to a young, modern, and cosmopolitan metropolis that is pulsating with life and all things new. The skyline of the city has also changed drastically in the past decade or so with several new iconic developments being established here. With the establishment of the offices several IT giants such as Infosys, Wipro, Cisco, and IBM among others in the city, came new residents into the city, in search of job opportunities. This new migrant population then began to look for residences in the localities that they worked in, heralding in an explosion in the real estate market of Bengaluru. A large number of buyers are today preferring to invest in homes that are close to Bengaluru. There are numerous advantages to this. The first is all the modern conveniences that city life offers. Living close the city gives you the advantage of being in close proximity to numerous advanced healthcare institutions that Bengaluru is known for. The city also has several institutions of learning, both at school level and for higher education. Living close to Bengaluru also gives you the advantage of being able to partake of all that the city has to offer in terms of shopping, entertainment, and retail. The city boasts of a thriving nightlife, something that you can partake in easily if you live close to the city. In terms of work spaces too, while a number of corporate offices are located at tech parks which dot the periphery of the city, none of these are too far away from the city that travel to and from will be an encumbrance. Living close to Bengaluru brings you in close proximity to everything the city has to offer – a strong sense of culture as well as a pulsating, modern outlook.