Real Estate

Seven Best places to live in Mumbai

With an adorable past and a promising future, Mumbai is like a dream-like city for migrants from all over the country. Known as the commercial capital of India, the city has much appeal to anyone in search of job opportunities and better career prospects.

Life in Mumbai is very exciting, speedy and overpowering. What attracts people to Mumbai other than this, is the complex, rich and exceptional architecture of the city and enthrals many to Mumbai: This city is also globally renowned as the ‘Land of dreams’. If you are in search of the best places to stay in Mumbai, here is a list to your aid.

Ghatkopar: Ghatkopar has evolved as a happening destination, all due to series of infrastructural developments over the past few years. The new businesses are grooming in the area, it is now one of the prime locations comprising of malls, restaurants and upscale businesses. Lying close to developed areas of Santa Cruz, Khar and Juhu, Ghatkopar west is a commercial hub. Ghatkopar east, on the other hand, is a residential destination apparent by the presence of important builders and close to areas like Nath Pai Nagar, Kamraj Nagar, Garodia Nagar and Pant Nagar. Quick connectivity, proximity to business districts, thriving retail destinations and the presence of top educational institutes is what makes Ghatkopar a respected address in Mumbai.

Worli: One of the prime residential areas located in the Southern part of Mumbai, Worli is considered to be a premium destination comprising of luxury residential apartments. It is lying in between two of the most important business districts of the city- Nariman Point and Bandra-Kurla complex (BKC), Worli is one amongst the best-connected localities in Mumbai. The Bandra-Worli Sea Link, originating from Abdul Gaffar Khan Road in Worli provides excellent connectivity to Bandra. The region is also in proximity to Eastern Express Highway which provides continuous connectivity to eastern suburbs and metropolitan areas of Thane. A well-developed social infrastructure marked by the presence of prominent companies, reputed schools, popular malls and movie theatres along with top hotels and restaurants makes Worli one of the most sought- after residential locales of the city.

Chembur : Chembur, over the years has maintained its ability to allure the homebuyers. Infrastructural developments, excellent connectivity, buyer-friendly amenities including golf course, malls, restaurants, hospitals, schools, and recreational parks along with attractive prices have transformed this industrial suburb into a prime property market. The region enjoys good accessibility to the commercial establishments of BKC, Central Suburbs i.e Powai, Ghatkopar and Thane. The harbour line of Mumbai suburban railway has a station at Chembur which provides excellent connectivity to CST in South Mumbai and Panvel in Navi Mumbai. It has observed a series of transformations over the last few years including Eastern freeway in 2013 and monorail in 2014, chembur, at present is one of the fastest growing residential micro-markets in Mumbai. “Seamless connectivity and the presence of various social amenities including myriads of offices makes Chembur one of the best options for those in search of residential options in Mumbai. Those with a budget of Rs 70-80 lakh can easily find a place in Chembur West. Nehru Nagar in Kurla East is yet another option that can be considered by the prospective homebuyers,” says Tauqeer Hashmi, Proprietor, Maharashtra Properties.


Another renowned residential and commercial real estate destination in Mumbai, Lokhandwala, is well-connected to a plethora of developed regions along with a number of hotels, schools, banks and institutions via an excellent network of roadways and railways. The nearness of the region to be renowned employment hubs and presence of all kinds of social amenities makes Lokhandwala one of the favourite destinations amongst the homebuyers. Mayfair Page 3, Golden Heights, Royal Accord and Green Acres are some of the well known residential landmarks in Lokhandwala.

Bandra: It is a famous suburb of the city, Bandra not only beckons the soul but also attracts the homebuyers with its wealthy high-rise residential developments, first-rate commercial hubs and opulent lifestyle. Many major realty players like Happy Home, Rustomjee, RNA Corp, and Dheeraj Realty have launched a number of mid-range, luxury and ultra-luxury projects in Bandra east which is also well connected to commercial hubs like Andheri and Goregaon through the western Express Highway. With opulent sea-facing flats, Bandra west is a sought-after locale by NRI’s and people belonging to the fashion industry. In short, due to its first-class profile and booming social infrastructure, Bandra is one of the finest choices not only for the developers but for the prime property seekers as well.

Mulund: Mulund is one of the prosperous suburbs of Mumbai, Mulund has been alluring for various commercial, retail and residential activities. The region has good accessibility to workspaces in both central and Western suburbs along with close proximity to the 25,000 acres Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Providing excellent connectivity via Eastern Express Highway and a number of internal roads, Mulund houses a excess of high-end as well as affordable residential projects. Due to its quality social and civic infrastructure, well-defined industrial presence, streamlined connectivity and high standards of living, it is yet another destination that you can look forward to for a quality living in Mumbai.

Powai: Hiranandani Complex lies in the northern suburb of Powai. It is a classic example township of how a neighbourhood can change the face of a fading suburb. It comprises of luxurious residential complexes, shopping centres, lovely gardens, a reputed school and restaurants, this place has got it all. To add it, Powai Lake is just nearby where you get cool breeze and can enjoy the calmness of the nature around.

In the past many years, Mumbai has welcomed people in plentiful numbers, from all over the globe. Mumbai comprises of numerous locations, each region in Mumbai has its own character. Therefore, you are advised to look into the pros and cons of each locality and study the market well before finalising your dream apartment here.