Badlapur is a fast developing city in the district of Thane. In recent times, many people are seen migrating to Badlapur from the crowded city of Mumbai in search of peace and tranquil. The city’s close proximity to Mumbai and strong railway connectivity is what makes Badlapur a haven for its natives. The city boasts of a rich historical background and is also making steady development in terms of infrastructure as well as population. Badlapur is well connected to the Mumbai-Pune expressway thereby making it easier for its inhabitants to connect with the twin cities. Due to its proximity to the upcoming Panvel- Badlapur Highway, Badlapur is expected to absorb the future growth in population, business and commercial activity in the region. Moreover, with the approval given to the MMRDA- mooted monorail on the elevated tracks by the state government, it would be a crucial link to adjacent towns from Thane up to Badlapur. MIDC has developed an industrial belt in this area which is mainly reserved for chemical industries. Badlapur houses many public and international schools and colleges. Hospitals and other basic establishments are also within one’s reach. The city is gaining prominence in the real estate market owing to its serene landscape, numerous temples and varied scopes for cultural and recreational activities.