kanakia Powai

Kanakia Powai Codename future has come a long way from being a hamlet bordering one of the important lakes supplying Bombay its drinking water. But it really entered the consciousness of Mumbai residents after 1958 when the illustrious and today’s foremost technology and research institution – Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay or IIT-B as it’s more popularly known – was established. As IIT-B grew to renown and the campus spread out, Powai grew as a residential area. The Hiranandani Builders gave it a unique look and feel with similarly designed high rises as part of its Hiranandani township setup. Powai, with this towering landscape was recognisable from miles away. It wasn’t long before corporate offices were set up here and the hamlet exploded into a well-known and seemingly posh township. We look at the top five reasons Powai is a coveted residential location for a lot of people looking to own a home in Mumbai.

Kanakia Powai Location Advantage

  1. Powai is centrally located and shares its borders with western towns – Andheri and Jogeshwari as well as central towns – Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg and Ghatkopar.
  2. Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR) has become a nodal route and reduced travel times while making Powai a veritable drive-through town.
  3. Residents can access both, the Central and Western Railway as well as the arterial routes of Western Express Highway, LBS-Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg and Eastern Express Highway.

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Scenic Location

Powai is surrounded by
  • Powai Lake
  • Powai Hills
  • Aarey Colony
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Social Amenities

Schools
  1. Hiranandani Foundation School
  2. S. M. Shetty High School
  3. Kendriya Vidyalaya
  4. Podar
  5. Bombay Scottish

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  1. IIT-Bombay
  2. NITIE
  1. Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital
  2. Care and Cure Maternity Nursing Home
  3. Godrej Memorial Hospital
  4. Seven Hills Hospital
  5. Holy Spirit Hospital
Pubs & Restaurants
  1. Blue
  2. Rude Lounge
  3. Starbucks
  4. Sigree Global Grill
  5. Chili’s
  1. Renaissance Hotel
  2. Ecotel Meluha
  3. Convenience stores & malls
  4. D-Mart
  5. R – City
There are many corporate offices and commercial buildings housing big names like
  1. Crisil
  2. L&T
  3. Deloitte Consulting
  4. Bayer
  5. Credit Suisse
  6. TCS
  7. Sanofi
  8. J P Morgan
  9. Nomura
  10. Cognizant
  11. Colgate-Palmolive
  1. Kensington SEZ
  2. Vatika Business Centre
  3. Business centres of Andheri like Saki Naka and MIDC are in close proximity
  1. Over the last few years Powai has also gained a reputation of being the entrepreneurial and startup hub of the city, being home to IIT-B as well as NITIE.
  2. Powai Lake Ventures is one such network that also works as an incubator to help young entrepreneurs connect.
  3. Housing.com, Flyrobe, Nearfox, TinyOwl, Toppr, HolaChef, JustRide are some of the startups to emerge from the Powai Valley entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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