Dahisar is a small town located in the suburbs of Mumbai and is situated on the Salsette Island. It is surrounded by scenic hills of the Park on the east and the Bay of i Creek and Saltpans on the west.
The locality has been divided into East and West and is connected to prominent areas of Mumbai such as Borivali, Andheri, Goregaon and Thane through the Western Highway. Due to sudden spurt of infrastructural development such as construction of wide roads, flyovers and pedestrian sidewalks, Dahisar is emerging as one of the most sought-after residential and commercial centres in Mumbai.
Dahisar is located within proximity to other west suburban localities of Mumbai which are easily accessible by local trains (Dahisar lies on the western railway line) and buses. The International Airport is 19 kilometres from Dahisar through the Western Highway. In addition to this, the construction of a 25-kilometre elevated corridor on the Western Highway from Bandra to Dahisar has been proposed to help reduce travel time.
A number of good schools and colleges are located in and around Dahisar. These include St. Louis High School, Poorna Prajna High, Municipal School, Kazian Global School of Business Management, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Vidyalaya, Swami Vivekanand School and Indian School of Management.
Hospitals and Banks
Hospitals in the area include Sanjivani Hospital, Crystal Hospital Ltd. and Abhinav Sushrut.
Branches of banks like State Bank of India, Dena Bank, ICICI, Union Bank of India and al Bank of Commerce are also located in this area.
Square Mall, Raghuleela Mall and Korum Mall are some of the most popular shopping malls in Dahisar. There are also a number of recreational hubs located near the area.
Real Estate in Dahisar
Due to rapid development, Dahisar has emerged as a prominent residential location in Mumbai. Presently, there are 17 ongoing projects and 3 projects are due for possession in 2014. Aaditya Realtors, Group, Rustomjee and ACME group are some of the renowned developers in Dahisar. The average property price here is Rs. 9,604 per sq. ft.