UL Cyberpark Kozhikode : The first IT Park in Malabar
UL Cyberpark Kozhikode is the first IT park in Kozhikode ( Calicut) region. The UL Park Kozhikode is promoted by ULCCS Ltd (Uralungal Labour Contract Society Ltd ). Its being developed as an IT/ITES Special Economic Zone. The more than 3 million sq. feet IT Park is a green building and LEED certified IT Park rated for Gold standards. The 10-storey UL Cyber Park is designed by the global architectural major Nikken Sekkei.
The construction of the IT building is getting completed on time and is expected to change the face of the city of Kozhikode. various media reports indicates that there are many global IT companies are already expressed their interest to open offices in this park once commissioned.
The UL Cyberpark Kozhikode IT building construction is in the final stages and is expected to be commissioned sooner. The park when fully functional by end of this year is expected to generate 40,000 jobs in the field of Information Technology. Apart from this, it also opens up job opportunities to 100000 people indirectly.
Earlier this year the UL Park Calicut opened it’s Quick space and there are few companies already started functioning there. The ‘Quick Space’ also will function as an start-up incubation zone.
UL Cyberpark along with Cyberpark Kozhikode will definitely turn Kozhikode into Kerala’s third major IT hub after Trivandrum Technopark and Kochi Infopark.
Along with these developments, Kozhikode is witnessing a boom in reality sector. Many high profile apartment complexes are getting ready in the vicinity of Cyberpark. HiLite City is one such example. Also there are a sudden surge in the number of shopping malls in Kozhikode. There are also reports that Kozhikode will have at least one major convention center soon. With multiplexes, Shopping Malls, entertainment zones and well known restaurants, Kozhikode is getting ready to welcome the IT boom that awaits the city.
The presence of prestigious educational institutions such as IIM Kozhikode, NIT Kozhikode and numerous engineering colleges and Medical colleges will offer a highly skilled talent pool to the industry. Other positive factors that helps Kozhikode is the low cost of living and presence of Calicut International Airport.