6 Reasons Why You Should Consider Buying a Home in Thane
Thane – once termed the ‘satellite’ city of Mumbai is now a burgeoning metro in its own right. However, while space starved Mumbai is basically a residential nightmare; Thane is a city that beckons with its planned structure and growing infrastructural facilities. Here are the reasons you should be considering purchasing a home in Thane:
Gone are the days when Thane was considered to be a major commute. Today, it has amazing connectivity to the Eastern, Western suburbs as well as Navi Mumbai. The network of roadways that connect Thane include Ghodbunder Road, JVLR, SCLR, Eastern Freeway, NH 8, Mumbai-Nashik Highway and the Thane-Belapur Road. In fact, Majiwada where Rustomjee has launched Aurelia at the Rustomjee Urbania township is also connected by three important roads which pass through the city – the Eastern Express Highway, Ghodbunder road and Thane-Bhiwandi road.
In the future this connectivity is set to improve as the metro service will start cutting the travel time between Thane and Wadala by half. Other infrastructural developments on the cards include construction of the Thane-Diva Road, the flyover at Bhiwandi bypass, metro-3 project to Kalyan and Mira – Bhayander areas and parallel roads from Thane to Kalyan along the metro line.
Spoilt for Choice
Thane has witnessed a major increase in construction activity and and many localities aer being developed such as Vartak Nagar, Pokhran 1 and 2, Kolhet Road, Godhbunder Road, Majiwada and Waghbil. In fact, many of them are seeing the birth of a vertical city with new skyscrapers coming up in these areas, like the Aurelia, the latest tower to be launched at the Rustomjee Urbania township.
Education and Health
For most families of prime concern is the question of quality education for their children. In Thane, there are several prominent schools and colleges which are on par with those in any city. Some of these are the Vasant Vihar School and Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School. Besides, the Rustomjee Urbania township boasts of its own Rustomjee Cambridge International School which follows the IGSE curriculum.
When it comes to medical facilities also, there are hospitals in Thane with state of the art technology to cope with any medical issues such as Jupiter Hospital and Horizon Hospital.
Entertainment and Recreation
When it comes to things like entertainment and shopping, Thane provides everything and more for all its residents. From malls to clubs Thane has it all. The malls include Eternity, Korum, R-Mall and the Viviana Mall. Clubs offer 4 and 5 star recreational facilities such as the Blue Roof Club, Ovala on Ghodbunder Road, The Golden Swan Club in Yeoor, Pokhran and United-21. Moreover, most of the new developments in Thane have provisions for the entertainment and recreation of their residents. For instance, at the Rustomjee Urbania, Leon’s World provides for many extracurricular activities for children. The township also provides club facilities for those living there, making it a completely self-contained microcosm in itself.
In the Lap of Nature
Thane is aptly called the ‘city of lakes’ and with the well planned cities infrastructure, there are many gardens and green spaces dotting the city. In fact, the TMC Garden, flanked by Yeoor Hills is a nature lover’s delight as is the Olawekar Wadi Butterfly Garden. Many developers also realize the value add of pollution free environs and make an effort to create projects that have ample open green spaces and follow environment friendly construction practices. In fact, the township, Rustomjee Urbania has been given the Pre Gold Rating from IGBC (Indian Green Building Certificate).
Thane is the one location that has seen a phenomenal rate of return on investment. Almost all the areas in Thane have seen a huge appreciation in real estate prices some by 30% in just the past two years. With improving infrastructure, greater connectivity, increase in job opportunities, the demand for homes in Thane is only going to rise, pushing the prices up even higher.