Thane city is one of the major urban conglomerations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and is well connected to all parts of the country by rail and road. The city’s proximity to Mumbai, the commercial capital of India and location at geographical center of MMR has given tremendous impetus to the growth of industries in and around Thane. This district is surrounded by scenic hills, which add to its beauty. Thane is connected by three major highways, viz. NH3, NH4 and Eastern Express Highway.
Thane is well connected through local trains and buses. The connectivity of Thane and Navi Mumbai is enhanced through Thane-Vashi, Thane-Nerul and Thane-Panvel trains. The infrastructure planned by the authorities is poised to upgrade the location.
A rising trend in residential houses can also be found in Thane West. Between October-Dec 2010 and Jan-Mar 2011, the price per sq ft of a residential house in west Thane increased from Rs 6875 per sq ft to Rs 7375 per sq ft.