Godrej Garden City, a township project in Ahmedabad that was started by realty firm Godrej Properties, has become the largest township in India to be certified at the Platinum level by the Indian Green Building Council. The Platinum certification by the Indian Green Building Council Green Residential Society (IGBC GRS), is recognized as the highest rating for residential societies. “We are very pleased to have received IGBC GRS Platinum certification for Godrej Garden City. Sustainability is a key pillar of our company’s vision and we remain committed to deliver more such milestones in our sustainability journey, ” said Pirojsha Godrej, Executive Chairman of Godrej Properties.
The Realty firm has also announced its township project in Ahmedabad. The project will be built near SG Highway which comes within Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. The township project is planned by renowned architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), who also designed the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world’s tallest building. The realty firm is developing residential, commercial and township projects spread across approximately 13.5 million square meters in 12 cities in India. Godrej Garden City (GGC) is currently home to over 1500 families and has a fully functional International School with 900 plus students, a City Square retail facility with over 33 brands, and a 70,000 sq. ft. club house. The project also has facilities for health-care, recreation, hospitality, and banking.
Earlier on July 3, Godrej Properties had announced expanding in Bengaluru and Gurgaon markets by adding two housing projects comprising 1.6 million sq ft of saleable area. The real estate arm of the Godrej group said it has added a new group housing project in Gurgaon. “This project will offer approximately 98,000 square meters (approximately 1.05 million sq ft) of saleable area and will be developed as a modern group housing development,” the Mumbai-based developer said in a statement.