Once a small village Whitefield has become fastest growing suburbs.Till late 1990's Whitefield remained a quaint settlement after it was hit it by the IT boom.Now it has become a major hub for the Information technology industry. Now Whitefield becoming a major part of Greater Bangalore Housing ,Offices of IT and ITES companies, has become a hive for housing and development projects, as well as hotels, schools first information technology parks. In past few months, overall infrastructure has been improved. Whitefield is well connected to South and North Bangalore by the ring road.
There are two major four-lane roads connecting to Whitefield , Whitefield road via Mahadevapura and Varthur road (HAL Old Airport Road) via Marathahalli. Both these roads intersect with (SH 35) which runs north-south (Siddlaghatta in the north to Anekal in the south).
The Whitefield railway station is about 3 km north from the Whitefield Bus stop. The Krishnarajapuram-Whitefield section is slated to be converted to a quadruple line.
Whitefield has Shopping malls like The Forum Value, Phoenix Market City, Inorbit Mall in the Whitefield area.It also houses the renowned super specialty hospital, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Whitefield, inaugurated by Sri Sathya Sai Baba which offers all the medical services for free.