Technopark,Thiruvananthapuram is today one of the largest IT Parks in India with 8 million sq. ft. built-up area and 280 companies and 40,000 IT/ITES professionals. Major companies include companies like TCS, Infosys, ORACLE, Cap Gemini, Accenture, E&Y, Mckinsey & Co., Allianz, RR Donnelley & Co., ITC Infotech, Tata Elxsi, Aptara Corporation, Accentia Technologies, UST Global, NeST, IBS, SunTec., RM ESI, ICON Plc., RP Infotech, Toonz Animation, Kanoo Group, Alamy Images, e-Team Web Solutions, Paragon Biomedical, Qburst, Speridian, Satmetrix, RevenueMed, Accel Frontline Ltd, Amstor, M Squared, Applexus, ARS Software, Artin Dynamics, Collabera, Experion, InApp, Hysitron, Jangle Software, PIT Solutions, Virtus Software, HCL Infotech, Seaview, RWDI, Thoughtline , Zafin Labs, Travancore Analytics, Noratel India, Kreara, ICON, InApp, Palnar, HBS, McFadyn, Vinvish, etc., etc. In addition, it also have the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Asian School of Business and other training establishments operating out of Technopark. The STP and SEZ offices are also located inside the Technopark Phase-I campus.
Now, Technopark is ready with most modern state-of-the-art IT/ITES SDF Twin Tower as a single block with 1 million sq. ft. built-up area. This is a Special Economic Zone. In addition, it provide quality power available from multiple 110 KV feeders through dedicated ring main underground cables and also provide 100% back-up power. It also have common facilities like a convention centre, club house with gym, swimming pool, indoor and outdoor courts, etc., guest house, shopping malls, different food courts including Subway, Dominoz, etc. in the existing Technopark main campus. Companies operating out of SEZ will be entitled to various tax incentives.
The details of the new Special Economic Zone space are given below:
1. Building Name: Tower A & Tower B (Twin Towers in one single block)
2.Location: Technopark Phase III (adjacent to Technopark Main Campus) Thiruvananthapuram ; 8 Km from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
3. Developer – Technopark, Electronics Technology Parks – Kerala ( An autonomous body under the Government of Kerala)
4. Efficiency of the building: 91.3 %Floor Plates
5. Basement: 398 car parks – area 148,219 sq. ft
6. Ground Floor: 372 car parks – area 138,782 sq. ft.
7. 1st Floor (Podium Floor) for restaurants, commercial space, ATMs, Food Kiosks, Bowling alley, etc. 29,737 sq.ft.
8. 2nd Floor & 3rd Floor: SBC -(26,062 Sq. ft. x 2 )= 52,124 sq. ft.
9. 4th to 11th Floors: 8 floors @ 26,062 sq. ft. carpet area including AHU area, toilet area, etc. Total warm shell rentable area 26,062 x 9
2,08,496 sq. ft. x 2 = 4,16,992 sq. ft.
10. Cold/Warm Shell : Warm shell
11. Centrally Air-Conditioned building and 100% Power Backup.
12 Rent: @ Rs.35/- per sq ft per month
13 Security Deposit : 6 months rent ( Interest Free- Refundable)
14 O & M Charges : Rs.5/- sq ft per month
15 . Power/Water/ Data com charges: as per usage
16. Lease terms: 3 years renewable by 3 years
17. Annual rent escalation : 5%
These most modern state-of-the-art “gold rated” centrally air-conditioned buildings have 6 passenger lifts and 2 freight lifts, building management system and all other support facilities required by IT/ITES companies. Thiruvananthapuram is home to some of the premier research and development institutions like Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Bio-Technnology, etc. and is also home to premier national institutions like IISER, IISST, IIITM-K, etc.
Kerala has the best talent pool in the country with 50,000 Engineering graduates coming out of Kerala colleges and 20,000 Engineering graduates coming out of Southern Tamil Nadu. In addition, Kerala also have 200,000 other graduates coming out of colleges. The attrition rates in Technopark companies are in the range of 5% per annum.
Kerala “God’s own Country” is a tourist paradise with lots of holiday destinations – beaches and hill stations within an hours reach. The cost of operations is lower by 30 to 35% and cost of living is lower by 40%.
The Thiruvananthapuram International airport which has got very good international daily connectivity( Singapore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Colombo, etc) and to all major Indian cities is 10 minutes away from Technopark. The City Centre is 15 Kms away with Central Railway Station and Central Bus Terminal.
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