Thane city, an extended suburban area of Mumbai, has witnessed several changes in the recent years both on the commercial and residential front. Being one of the vital suburbs on the central side, the progress of Thane city can be credited to its growing residential, commercial, retail and infrastructure development. Clearly, this vibrant metropolis has emerged as a favorite among home-buyers.
The single greatest reason for Thane’s residential growth has the been the availability of large tracts of land vacated by large industries which would ordinarily have been a matter for concern, except that the transition has been fairly gentle and extended over a long period of time.
Thane has effortless connectivity to the two main arterial roads of Mumbai – Eastern Express Highway and Western Express Highway and an excellent Central Railway’s suburban railway network which links the city to entire Mumbai and neighboring suburbs. The presence of multiple subways, bridges and flyovers has made way for an uninterrupted traffic flow. Nearby cities of Mumbai like Pune and Nashik are also easily accessible from Thane.
Travelling to the existing airport in the western line or the new proposed airport at Navi Mumbai from Thane is easy. Besides, Thane is a halt for all long distance trains too. For all purposes, Thane is an extension of the financial capital of the country – Mumbai.
The development authorities have planned a monorail network in this region to serve as a feeder system to a Metro project planned in Thane. The MMRDA has finalized a Metro corridor extending from Wadala to Kasarvadavali on Ghodbunder Road in Thane. This would redefine convenience and drastically reduce the journey time for daily commuters residing at Thane.
Lifestyle quotient of the city has increased with ample retail, multiplexes and bigger brands present. Malls like Wondermall, Hypercity, Viviana and Korum are among those catering to residents, with some high-end brands and a four-screen multiplex.
Thaneites could vouch for Mother Nature’s bestowment. While Yeoor Hills and Parsik Hills envelop the city and add scenic beauty, more than 33 blissful lakes, spread across Thane, bring forth ample opportunities for water sports and recreation. Besides natural beauty, Thane has many landscaped gardens including the famed botanical garden (built by the Thane Municipal Corporation in collaboration with the forest department). It is home to a wide range of plant and herb species.
The availability of large tracts of land vacated by industries has triggered the development of integrated townships in Thane. These townships offer a methodically planned environment with better infrastructure, retail and commercial spaces within the premises. Now a days, a modern day home buyer prefers great connectivity to business centres and convenience in day-to-day travel and hence is essentially choosing large community layout projects that provide a sense of comfort, security, convenience and above all a sophisticated urban living experience.
Consequently, the quality of life and high potential for future growth have undoubtedly made Thane a preferred location for modern day home-buyers.