MIRA ROAD – REFINING OFF ITS EDGE

MIRA ROAD – REFINING OFF ITS EDGE

Once known as agricultural land, Mira Road has transformed into a rapidly developing town. It is emerging as a hot destination for real estate due to it’s greater than ever demand for homes and improved civic facilities.

The outline of expansion now also includes premium properties, integrated townships, malls with supporting social infrastructure like schools, hospitals and transport hubs. Mira Road is in close immediacy to shopping centres, multiplexes, branded outlets, etc. One of the chief reasons for the progress of Mira Road is the vigorous efforts made by Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC). Increasing number of schools and hospitals has also led to the development of Mira Road.

The real estate circumstances have also witnessed sturdy alteration with a seamless growth of development along the western express corridor. The Mira-Bhayandar belt offers easy connectivity to all directions of the city – Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai. The belt enjoys easy accessibility to the western suburbs through the western express highway and to Thane through the Ghodbunder Road. Due to its proximity to Mumbai and better connectivity to Thane and Bhayandar, there has been a significant growth of population in this area.

The MMRDA has proposed four-lane roads connecting Gorai and Bhayandar and widening of existing roads. Mahim-Mira Road forms an important fast track bus corridor in the much awaited Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS).

The development of the flyover connecting Mira Road and Vikhroli, will improve connectivity to the town. Additionally, many good quality educational institutions like MIIT Institute, Indian Education of Management and Studies, Don Bosco School, etc., have opened up recently. The health sector of the place is also well established, with hospitals like Umrao and Thunga. Malls like Thakur and Maxus have made the belt popular. The best part is that the area has a natural charm along with modern developments.

The MMRDA has proposed four-lane roads connecting Gorai and Bhayandar and widening of existing roads. Mahim-Mira Road forms an important fast track bus corridor in the much awaited Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS). This system, once operational, would ease the pressure on the transportation system considerably. The MMRDA has also developed skywalks near the Mira Road railway station for the convenience of residents. The MBMC has many development plans for the area, including setting up of the sewage treatment plant under the JNNURM, two more fire stations, upgrading the storm-water drain systems, increasing water supply and slum rehabilitation.

The strong physical and social infrastructure development has provided the necessary impetus to the housing market growth. Nevertheless Mira Road on account of its affordability, good connectivity, improving infrastructure and availability of facilities is emerging as one of the most well-liked residential destinations for a modern day lifestyle.

 

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