Vashi is the oldest settlement region in Mumbai and is also the most densely populated part of the city. It is core of commercial and residential development of the city. This region experiences heavy rains because of the adjoining western cost and the Western Ghats.
Vashis beneficial position confers it with exceptional connectivity to every location in the Mumbai city. It is one of the important stations on the Harbour Line of local railway network connecting suburbs of Mumbai. This network aids in easy access to crucial junctions like the international airport or the Panvel railway station.
The Thane-Belapur Road is barely 3 kms from. It also has very accessible transportation means to the Central localities of the city by means of the very significant Sion-Panvel Highway that has its starting point at Vashi. Road transportation is facilitated by the most prominent BEST, NMMT, MSRTC and KDMT bus transport systems. The nearest airport to Vashi is the Sahara International Airport. It is approximately 40 kms from Vashi and is approachable through both bus and rail routes.
Being a well-developed locality, property rates have shot up in the range of Rs 11,750 to Rs 12,600 per sq ft. With the enormous infrastructural projects for both commercial and residential sector, prices are estimated to rise further.
Vashi is a well-designed locality where expansion has helped attract many investors. The area is a commercial and residential hub, lined with a large number of gated communities and integrated townships with departmental stores, swimming pools, gymnasium facilities integrated in the residential areas. The commercial sectors are lined up with many high-end shopping malls, restaurants and multinational companies. Educational institutes in the area include St. Marys School and Navi Mumbai School.