Mahim, situated in the south-western parts of Mumbai. The Mahim Railway Station is in the Mahim area, on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Railway line. It is considered as the heart of Mumbai. The locality is surrounded by Dharavi, Dadar and Bandra on the north and the Arabian Sea on the west. The southern parts of Mahim end is Worli while the northern part end is Bandra Reclamation and Mahim is in the centre. Mahim Fort is a fort in Mahim, strategically located in the Mahim Bay. Dharavi, Dadar, Wadala, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Chembur East, Worli are its neighbouring localities. S V Road and Mahim-Sion Link Road are the two major arterial roads for Mahim which further link it with Western Express Highway.
The Mahim Causeway is a major link road connecting the neighbourhoods of Mahim. It also forms the link between Swami Vivekanand Road and L.J. Road.
Mahim offers smooth connectivity through public transport. BEST buses and a host of private buses connects the locality to various parts of the city.
It has excellent connectivity to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is located at a distance of 9 km via Western Express Highway.
Bandra, Mahim Junction, Bombay matunga Road, Dadar are its nearby railway stations. However, Mahim Junction is the nearest railway station to Mahim which is located at a distance of 1.4 km via Senapati Bapat Marg.
Proposed & Planned Infra
Under-construction 33.5-km underground Metro- 3 line (Colaba- Bandra- Seepz).
The proposed Dharavi Redevelopment Project.
Factors for growth in the past
With its excellent connectivity to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mahim Junction along with business hub of Bandra-Kurla Complex have been a plus point for Mahim, created residential demand and development in the locality.
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
The locality has a good number of educational institutions like international schools, schools affiliated to all the different boards and colleges. Some of the schools present here are Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Canossa High School, St. Stanislaus High School, K.J. Khilnani High School & Junior College, Mahim Municipal School, St. Michael High School, Victoria High School, Saraswati Mandir High School, Mahim etc.
The hospitality sector of the area is thriving because of the presence of a number of hotels, restaurants, resorts and serviced apartments. Some of the hotels and resorts present here include Hotel Rangsharda, Taj Lands End, Hotel Lucky, Trident Hotel Bandra Kurla, Hotel Udupi Restaurant, Vrundavan Hotel, Aram Hotel, Hotel Shahnaz, Hotel Sheetal among few.
The locality has a good retail market with malls, shopping plazas, shopping complexes, retail outlets, stationery shops, and grocery outlets. The shopping malls in the locality include High Street Phoenix, R City Mall, Star Mall, Infiniti Mall, M&R Shopping Mall, Raghuleela Mall etc.
The locality has super specialty, multi-specialty and general hospitals. S L Raheja Hospital, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Bombay Hospital, Shushrusha Hospital to name a few.