Most of the Indian real estate projects sell on the car parking, green zone, club and community center, and of late, EV stations. We do not see any project talking about the sidewalks or the pedestrian infrastructure for the people, whether in housing societies or for the public movement in the commercial real estate projects.

In housing societies with villa floors or highrise apartments in Zirakpur or on Mohali Airport Road, we do not see well-designed sidewalks that help people enjoy walking. There are constant fears or distractions by moving vehicles around, or the walking zones are not designed as sidewalks—these are mostly used as fillers with green areas. In the US, different states have different laws to encourage real estate owners or project owners or home owners to maintain the sidewalks around or in front of their property. For example, California’s Streets and Highways Code requires property owners to repair damaged sidewalks fronting their property.

Are sidewalks part of residential real estate design strategy in Mohali and Zirakpur? A post by Tick Property, Mohali.

For residential real estate project owners in Mohali and Zirakpur, it should be mandatory to design and then maintain the sidewalks to encourage walking zone for the residents and the visitors.

An opportunity for residential real estate project builders

We see a new wave of awareness among the home buyers where they evaluate the housing projects for compliance to climate concerns, for green building certifications, and for EV stations. If the residential project owners can show the sidewalks maintenance certificates in their contracts with the home buyers, it can be a part of their USP.

Sidewalks as part of residential projects strategy in Mohali and Zirakpur, as posted by Tick Property, Mohali.

Comments to: Are sidewalks part of the Indian residential real estate project design strategy?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Attach images - Only PNG, JPG, JPEG and GIF are supported.

Contact 9814210011, 9855063463, [email protected]

Join us today!

Join us for real estate industry updates, news, new projects, trends, reports, and new property updates.

Contributing authors

Inviting contributor author for Tick Property: If you want to write for Tick Property, please write to us at [email protected] with the details—your name, email ID, and your current organization (or business name if self-employed).

The Tick Property Newspaper

We publish a daily newspaper for a quick reference to real estate news, insights, and reports: See the Tick Property Newspaper

Good Reads

As the consumer products are becoming technology driven whether for connected devices at home, the voice technology, using integrated apps for house maintenance, it clearly impacts how you select a new home to buy in Mohali and Zirakpur. Whether you are looking for app enabled security system, the power consumption patterns, or the air quality […]


There are no matching posts for this section.


This post is taken from Forbes India (source). In the commercial property trends in India in the recent years, the new-generation technology parks have emerged particularly in high-potential and high-rewarding cities including in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. Chandigarh and Kolkata are now attracting investments too. This, according to Nasscom, has been due to […]