Surpassing the eastern suburbs and becoming the most sought-after place for the luxury and upper middle class, Powai has established itself as the cream of the real estate arena for the past decade. From being a popular picnic spot to one of the most sought-after business and residential hubs, the pace at which Powai has evolved is remarkable. Real estate experts identified the potential and future of this once known village situated in the heart of Mumbai. From then, Powai is known for its posh colonies and upmarket lifestyle. Powai has been able to create a pull for itself in the maximum city due to multiple reasons working in its favour. Here are a few things which will help you in connecting the dots of Powai’s evolving journey.
Being in the center of the city and close to the key arterial roads and highways, Powai connects easily to all the prime suburbs of Mumbai. On one hand, the access to Jogeshwari- Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR) connect the Eastern and Western Express Highways, and the Lalbahadur Shastri (LBS) Marg gives swift connectivity to the Eastern Suburbs. The access to Eastern Freeway also enhances the connectivity to South Mumbai. Powai also has easy access to multiple modes of transport, right from high frequency of BEST buses to auto rickshaws, taxis and private cabs. While it does not have a railway station of its own, with Vikhroli and Kanjurmarg stations close by, reaching to other suburbs in the city is easy. Also the Saki Naka, Jagruti Nagar and Marol Metro stations fall well within a convenient reach. And of course, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport can be reached within minutes.
Powai has an array of social infrastructure which enables the customers to have an enhanced lifestyle to flaunt. The suburb boasts of multiple options for shopping, healthcare, retail, fine dine, entertainment, etc. The Powai Lake is one of the key attractions of the location which grabs the top place on the most visited locations list. Apart from the social infrastructure, Powai is also home to business and commercial hubs with Fortune 500 companies having offices within its vicinity. The SEEPZ SEZ in Andheri is just about 5 kms away from Powai. Powai is also blessed with one of India’s top educational institute, IIT Bombay. Powai is also seeing a steep rise in the start-ups based out of Powai and has recently also been termed as the Start-up Valley of Mumbai.
Powai has been envisioned with astute planning to ensure that there is minimal disruption even with increase in traffic flow. Cleanliness & Hygiene, controlled traffic, social infrastructure, the serene and calm environment, availability of daily needs and connectivity to multiple parts of the city has made Powai an organised suburb.