Jayanagar is a premium BDA developed area in South. It was among the first few well-planned sectors of Bangalore. Though slowly getting commercialized, it primarily remains a residential area. The entire area of Jayanagar is divided into 10 blocks out of which, the 3rd and 4th blocks are commercial hubs and the remaining are residential areas. The development and growth of this locality and the presence of several IT/ITES firms make Jayanagar a real estate hot spot. It is surrounded by important areas such as Basavangudi, JP Nagar, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Gurappanapalya, Sadduguntepalya, Thilak Nagar and BTM Layout.
Jayanagar enjoys a central location in the heart of Bangalore. Main Road and Bannerghatta Road connect Jayanagar to major parts of the city. The airport is located approximately 10-12 km from Jayanagar while the city railway station is about 8 km away. In addition to well-built roads, the area also enjoys an excellent network of Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses. The main bus stand in the area is located in the 4th block and there is also a metro station coming up near the South End Circle. There are a number of options for shopping in Jayanagar too. Jayanagar is home to several renowned schools and colleges.
During the last 6 months, the minimum rise in the property rates in Jayanagar has been 9.8% and at places, they have risen by up to 17.2%.