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New DelhiJune 12Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Ltd and Fortis Healthcare would soon sign an agreement for setting up Fortis Medicity in the real estate major's Sushant Golf City in Lucknow.

The Fortis Medicity in Lucknow would have multi-speciality hospital and medical colleges, sources said. This is in addition to the Ranbaxy-promoted company's plans for a medicity in Gurgaon, where they are believed to have already been sanctioned land from the Haryana Government.

Ansal API is the first real estate company to get the licence for development of a Hi-Tech City in Lucknow. Strategically located on the expressway connecting Lucknow Airport to Gomti Nagar, the proposed Ansal API Sushant Golf City is spread across 2,000 acres and would offer exclusive golf villas providing residential options.

Landscape expert Dr Martin Hawtree from the UK would design the 18-hole international championship standard golf course spread over 400 acres.

Besides the golf course, it would also include a tennis academy run by Wimbledon doubles champion Mahesh Bhupathi. The integrated Sushant Golf City would include residences, five-star luxury hotel, academic institutions, hospital and commercial complexes. The proposed township would also house `Ansal Plaza' multiplexes and malls.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated June 13, 2007)
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