Vasai, located in the Thane district of Mumbai is one of the fastest developing suburbs of Maharashtra. It is historically known as Bassein or Bacaim and forms a part of Vasai-Virar city. It is about 50 kilometres north of Mumbai and is situated on bank of the Creek in the coastal region of Konkan. Vasai is also a popular tourist spot famous for its churches, beaches and temples. Akola, Ahmednagar, Mumbai, Nashik and Pune are some of the prominent places located close to Vasai.
With significant real estate development, Vasai has become a preferred destination for those looking for reasonably priced properties.
Vasai is strategically linked to Mumbai and other major centres in the politan gion including Thane, Panvel, Kalyan and Bhiwadi via a good network of roads and railways. Vasai-Sativali-Kaman Road is a 10-kilometre long stretch that connects Vasai with NH 8 and Western Highway. This area is well-connected to major parts of Mumbai via local trains and it is also a prominent railway station on the Western line. Vasai is 52-minute drive from the International Airport and a 54-minute drive away from the Railway Station via NH 8.
Schools and Hospitals
There are many renowned educational institutions in Vasai including Welkin International School, NIIT, St. Anne's Convent High School and Jr. College, iv Gandhi Hindi School and Holy Family Convent High School. Hospitals in this locality are Kalpana Lifeline Hospital, Medical, Chaphekar, Maternity Hospital, Children Hospital and Om .
Malls and creation
Mall and Square Mall are the two most popular shopping malls in Vasai. Popular beaches in the area like Arnala, Gorai, odi, Rangaon, Suruchi and Kalam Beach make for ideal picnic spots
al Estate in Vasai
Vasai is a good destination for those who wish to invest in Mumbai real estate. The prices here are affordable as compared to other Mumbai suburbs. Due to development of social and civic infrastructure, demand for property in Vasai is increasing rapidly. Well-known developers like Shiv Parvati, Dharti Group, Infrastructure, Ornate, Pearls Group and Mansarovar Land Developers have their projects here. Shiv by Construction, Ritu Avenue by Infrastructure, Galaxy by Ornate, Apeksha by Builders and Developers, hans Seasons by Rajhans Group, Global Arena by Pearls Group and Konark sidency by Parshva Group are some of the premium residential properties in Vasai. Average price of an apartment in Vasai is Rs 4,700 per sq. ft. with unit sizes ranging from 575 sq. ft. to 1,750 sq. ft. Currently, 4 projects are under construction and 10 are expected to get possession in 2014.