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Eco Store Comes to HSR Layout at 1st Sector

Eco-Store HSR Layout
Eco-Store HSR Layout

For all the Nature Lovers who think about Eco-friendly ways to conserve Nature here comes Eco Store, 

Eco Store vision is to promote Eco Friendly and handmade products. The idea is to provide sales channels to rural farmers, artisans, and women’s groups who make high quality products, which are Eco friendly and Organic in nature.

Presently Eco Store has products from the following categories Continue reading Eco Store Comes to HSR Layout at 1st Sector

HSR BDA Complex lie vacant for 4 Years

Empty BDA Complex
Empty BDA Complex

The vacant shops in a commercial complex,  constructed by Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), at HSR Layout can be considered as an example of how government funds go waste if there is no proper planning or vision.

The shopping complex was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister S M Krishna on October 30, 2003. What prompted the BDA to embark on constructing one more floor to the ground plus first floor complex, is not known. The BDA constructed the second floor consisting more than 40 shops, which was later inaugurated by the then Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on April 11, 2007.
These shops are meant to be rented out. As of now, the BDA is charging around Rs 70 per sq ft as rent. However, the shops on the second floor are lying vacant for the last four years. “There are no footfalls registered for the shops located on the ground and first floor. It is difficult to do business here,” said a shop-owner on the ground floor on condition of anonymity.
A 300 sqft shop earns Rs 21,000 revenue per month for the BDA if it has any takers. If the BDA takes initiative to find tenants for the 40 shops, it can earn a revenue of Rs 8,40,000 per month. As per these calculations, BDA has lost more than four crore rupees. Continue reading HSR BDA Complex lie vacant for 4 Years

BDA’s Vegetable Market to come at HSR Layout

Fresh Fresh Veggies

If all goes well as per BDA’s plan, the residents of HSR Layout can have a Big Vegetable Market on the lines of Raithara Santhe located elsewhere in Bangalore, where Fresh Veggies will be sold at reasonable prices. The proposed markets would be built on public private partnership. Of the 39 localities, 10 have already been identified: Cambridge Layout, HSR Layout, HAL II Stage, Jnanabharathi Layout, Vidyaranyapura, BDA ward office, Kothanur, Banashankari VI Stage, Anjanapura Township and two sites at Sir M Visvesvaraya Layout. Of the remaining 29 sites, 10 are in Bangalore East, four in Bangalore West, four in Bangalore North and 11 in Bangalore South.Around 20 per cent of the constructed area can be used for commercial purpose. According to BDA estimates, the private partner will have to spend `15,000 to construct every square metre. This takes the estimated cost of all the markets to around `107.13 crore. The BDA is planning to share the market with a private partner who is willing to give it the maximum area after constructing the market at its own cost. The BDA will fix the area that can be given to private players after assessing the market value of each site. Continue reading BDA’s Vegetable Market to come at HSR Layout

Vision Express Opens Store in HSR Layout

One of the largest optical retail chains of Europe, Vision Express, which has 50-50 joint venture between Reliance Retail and Pearle Europe in India, has launched their store in Bangalore and they Chosed HSR Layout in the IT City. The 1000 Sq.ft Store is Located on 27th Main, 11th Cross, in a Corner Building, adjacent to Krishna Sagar.

Guillame Brouwet, CEO, Vision Express said, “The launch of these stores is an extension of our aggressive retail roll-out strategy, which has helped us expand at this great pace within a very short period of time. We are delighted to extend the international and superior shopping experience of Vision Express to Indian customers.” Continue reading Vision Express Opens Store in HSR Layout