Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore.
Bangalore well-known Mahatma Gandhi Road Has been placed on the first position in the country’s top 30 high street. At the same time, Somajiguda of Hyderabad is on the second position and Linking Road of Mumbai is on the third position. This claim has been made by property consultant Knight Frank in his recent report Think India, Think Retail 2023. According to the report, Karnataka topped the country in terms of roads. 4 high streets from Karnataka have been included in the top 10 of the country.
Know what is a high street, on what basis they are selected and which are included in the top 10 roads of the country.
What is high street?
The term High Street is used for the streets where all the banks are located. Mostly there are big shops and showrooms. This is such a road where crowd is usually seen. It is counted among the most important roads of that city. Most of the people reach these streets for shopping.
Now let us understand how these roads were chosen. According to Knight Frank India, certain parameters have been fixed for selecting any high street. Like- parking, public transport, availability of stores, how much time people spend and how much shopping is done there. What has been the experience of the customers on these scales and what they think about it, the selection of the high street in the country has been made on the basis of all these things.
4 roads of karnataka in top 10 high street
According to the report of Knight Frank India, Karnataka has 4 roads in the top 10 high streets of the country. Bangalore’s MG Road on the first rung. Commercial Street is on the 7th position, Brigade Road on the 9th and Church Street on the 10th position.
1- MG Road (Bengaluru-Karnataka)
2- Somajiguda (Hyderabad)
3- Linking Road (Mumbai)
4- Delhi South Extension (Delhi)
5- Park Street (Kolkata)
6- Anna Nagar (Chennai)
7- Commercial Street (Bengaluru-Karnataka)
8- Noida Sector 18 (Delhi NCR)
9- Brigade Road (Bengaluru-Karnataka)
10- Church Street (Bengaluru-Karnataka)
This road is the most backward in the country
Delhi’s Khan Market and Gurugram’s DLF Galleria have been the most backward in the list of high street. The report says, the shopping experience people get on some of the high street roads of Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi NCR is something they cannot do even in shopping malls. Such high streets have retained their importance in terms of shopping in the retail sector. Where people can shop freely.
The report says that in the era of shopping malls, the High Street has kept its grip on the customers strong even today, there are many reasons for this. For example, both regional and international showrooms are present here. Considered the perfect place for shopping. Apart from this, the customers coming here have been regular. This is their priority in terms of purchases.