Top Residential Localities to Invest in Trivandrum

Top Residential Localities to Invest in Trivandrum

There is something about Trivandrum city that attracts both NRIs and local residents alike to come invest in homes here. Aside from its rich history and cultural heritage, Trivandrum is also a rapidly-expanding city owing in part to the IT hub and the Vizhinjam sea port here. It’s also well-endowed with scenic beaches and lakes and home to premier educational institutions and multi-specialty hospitals.

The good thing is that unlike other capital cities, Trivandrum can still boast of low pollution and crime rates alongside easy availability of excellent infrastructure. And when it comes to buying a home here, here is a look at some of the best residential localities to invest in:


Also known as the ‘New Trivandrum’ (a synonym that’s applicable to areas along the highway from Kazhakoottam to Enchakkal), it has been witnessing extensive development and is a growing market for homebuyers. It is well-connected to the city center via the new highway as well as to Technopark, Lulu mall, the airport, railway station and beaches too. Areas along this highway make great residential locations too.


Another clean and unpolluted location that has been attracting homebuyers and developers alike, Pothencode is an easy 15-20 minutes’ drive away from Technopark, airport, the city center, railway station, etc. Along with the neighboring peaceful Sreekaryam residential area, Pothencode is fast becoming integrated into the city’s core and will offer high returns on investment.


This locality is a fast-growing residential neighborhood that is connected to the city center via the MC road and Powdikonam Road. Some of the nearby tech and industrial parks include KINFRA Industrial Park, Manvila Industrial Park, Technopark and Erena IT Park.


This middle-class residential area connects to the city center via the MC Road too. It is home to numerous premier school and colleges and known as Kerala’s educational hub. It is about 8km away from the railway and bus stations and around 11km from the international airport. This serene and pollution-free area makes a perfect residential location too!

Some of the other nearby localities like Kesavadasapuram, Pongumoodu, Plamoodu, Ambalamukku, PMG, Gandhipuram, etc., are hotspots for residential investments also, offering great returns. All these areas are well-connected to the city center and make ideal residential investments.