Ambattur was a small village with large extents of agricultural farm lands irrigated by sprawling Ambattur Lake. The Ambattur Industrial Estate, the second Industrial estate in Chennai was commissioned in 1964, is a specially designated Industrial Area in the neighbourhood of Chennai spread across 75 to 1 Crore ground of land housing around 1800 units specializing in automotive components, Garments and engineering products.
Manpower and Labour for Industrial units, factories and warehouses are available from the vicinity of the residential area with improved connectivity points from Avadi, Tirumullaivoyal, Aavin, Padi, Korattur, Kolathur, Nolambur, Ayambakkam . Ambattur is well connected by bus – OT & Ambattur Bus Stand and train – Ambattur, Patravakkam, Avadi and Korattur Railway, a number of company buses transport employees to and fro various areas as well. The rail and Bus connectivity, Terminus at Ambattur has no hindrance on transportation and connectivity.
Easy and quick Connectivity to Highways and surrounded by residential locations like Anna Nagar, Moggapair, Padi, Kolathur, Korattur for customers are the reasons for many Automobile companies to open their Showrooms and Service Centres like BMW, Mercedes Benz, Renault, Honda, Bajaj, Hero, Tata, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, Hyundai, Ford, Skoda, KIA, Nexa, MG, Toyota in Ambattur Industrial Estate. Also Easy availability of power in Ambattur SIDCO is also a main factor.
Easy Connectivity to all their outlets across Chennai, Manpower and labour availability in the vicinity makes Ambattur Industrial estate a hot destination for Cloud kitchens like Adyar Ananda Bhavan, Murugan Idli shop.
Ambattur Industrial Estate has upgraded into IT, ITES, Technology hub of Chennai. Development of infrastructure and Uninterrupted connectivity to the city has lead to emergence of IT parks like Ambit IT / India Land Tech Park, Kochar , Prince Info Park.
Manufacturing and Assembling units in Ambattur Industrial, having major sectors in Auto Repair, Apparels, Transport, Home Goods, Electronics Stores industries. SIDCO provides infrastructure facilities like roads, drainage, electricity, water supply, etc which has made Ambattur the most chosen location for business. Earlier Ambattur was considered only for factories and industries. Nowadays there is a demand for Warehouses in Ambattur as well. Ambattur Clothing, Sheenlac, Britannia, Wabco, Godrej & Boyce, Rane Brake Lining, TI Cycles are the major Manufacturing giants in Ambattur
Rental Rates in Ambattur ranges between Rs 25- Rs 35/ sqft.
The appreciation in the real estate sector in the recent years around Ambattur has attracted the development of residential projects like VGN Stafford, Kochar Panchsheel Casgrand Millenia, Casagrand Crescendo, RWD Lemongraz, Alliance Orchid Springs to name a few. Social Amenities, Infrastructure, readily available groundwater from Thangal and Ambattur lakes makes Ambattur a Preferred location for home buyers.
An increase in population density, Residential settlements in and around Ambattur has to lead to an improvement in basic infrastructures like hospitals and schools.
Few famous hospitals in Ambattur are Lifeline Multi Speciality Hospital, Apollo Hospitals and Sir Iven Stedeford Hospital.
Velammal Vidhyashram , DAV Girls School, TI Matric Higher Secondary School are some of the renowned educational institutions in this locality
AIEMA (Ambattur Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association) was started in 1963, having 800 members representing the small scale industries in Ambattur Industrial Estate. AIEMA helps the business promotion of its members by liaising with Government, Statutory Bodies, Financial Institutions.
AIEMA’s technology wing AIEMA Technology Centre helps facilitate the technology up-gradation of its members by conducting training programs and conferences.