Ruparel Realty is a relatively young real estate development company based in Mumbai. However, in this short time – it was founded in 2000 – it has come to be a name associated with some iconic landmarks across the city. These include completed residential properties such as Sea Homes in Palm Beach, Ruparel Gardens in Nerul as well as ongoing projects such as Jewel and Ariana in Parel, Orion in Chembur, and Sky Green and Optima which are part of a 20 acre development in Kandivali West. In this article we discuss Ruparel Regalia in Sion East which is set to redefine this central Mumbai suburb that is witnessing a swell of real estate development.
A number of developers are cashing in on the centrality of Sion to create high class residences like Sheth’s Beaumonte, TransIndia’s Freeway 37 and Raunak’s Centrum. Ruparel Realty seems to have precisely this idea in mind with Ruparel Regalia. The project site is located within 100 feet of the GTB (Guru Tegh Bahadur) Nagar Monorail station and 10 mins from the GTB Nagar railway station. Regalia is part of an SRA project and Ruparel Realty are constructing an 18 storey building for the rehabilitation of the low income residents and 2 premium, multi storey towers which will be sold to home buyers. Ruparel Regalia has received its Maha RERA registration number – P51900009359.
Location & Connectivity
The project site of Ruparel Regalia abuts a hillock which will be cut into to construct the two towers. As mentioned earlier, this site enjoys enviable connectivity through multi-modal transport routes. These include the monorail and railway accessible via GTB station. Phase II of the monorail which provides extended connectivity up to Lower Parel is expected to be operational by early 2018. Additionally, Sion station on the Central railway line is a quick 15 min drive while the rapid transit Eastern Freeway which connects to South Mumbai is 5 mins away and the Eastern Express Highway which connects to BKC and other central suburbs is 8 mins away. The domestic airport is 9.5 kms away, according to Google Maps.
Thus future residents of Ruparel Regalia can quickly access numerous routes to connect to various parts of the city for business or pleasure. Sion East is also very close to other well known towns such as Wadala, Chembur, Dadar and Kurla. The suburb also enjoys an excellent BEST bus service which connects to a wide expanse of the city.
Sion East, where Ruparel Regalia is, is a vibrant central suburb with buzzing market places that sell every consumable and durable product. Entertainment hubs are nearby such as IMAX Big Cinemas at Wadala, PVR in Sion as well as the Phoenix Market City Mall in Kurla which is 25 mins away.
Well known schools such as Auxilium Convent for girls, St. Joseph’s and Don Bosco’s school for boys are in Wadala and Matunga respectively. Colleges such as SIES and KJ Somaiya in Sion, Guru Nanak in GTB, Ruparel in Matunga are some of the options in the immediate vicinity. Hospitals such as Lok Manya Tilak or popularly known as Sion Hospital and KJ Somaiya Hospital are 20 mins away in either direction.
Layout and Configuration
Ruparel Regalia consists of two towers. Wing A or tower A is 40 storeys tall while wing B or tower B is 18 storeys tall. Both towers will offer 1 and 2 BHK apartments with ultra modern amenities such as modular kitchen and laminated wooden flooring in the master bedroom as well as 2 air conditioners. Bathrooms will have designer anti-skid tiles and premium sanitary ware. Apartments will also come with video door phones and intercoms to ensure privacy and security. All 2 BHK apartments are expected to face the road and offer expansive views across the city.
Tower A consists of two floor configurations. From floor 1 to 20, each floor will consist of three 1 BHK units and a single 2 BHK unit. Conversely from floor 21 to 40, each floor will consist of three 2 BHK units and a single 1 BHK unit. Tower B will consist of three apartments per floor – a single 1 BHK and two 2 BHK units. The 1 BHK units are 425 sq. ft. and available at approximately Rs. 1 Cr. all inclusive while a 2 BHK is 610 sq. ft. and available for approximately Rs. 1.56 Cr.
Amenities and Facilities
Ruparel has packed Regalia with most modern amenities which will be available on the connected first floor of the two towers. These include well equipped gymnasium, swimming pool with deck, indoor games room with snooker, table tennis, carrom, foosball and board games as well as a greenery in the form of potted plants and flowerbeds across this level. A kids play area will be provided with ultra modern apparatus.
The rooftop will also host amenities such as a landscaped courtyard, terraced garden with observatory, space for yoga and meditation, a sky walkway and lawn area in addition to senior citizens lounge area. Ruparel Regalia also has plans for a 15 level, automated hillside parking facility and each parking bay comes at a price tag of Rs. 6 lakhs. The residential building will also have green features such as ran water harvesting. With these various premium amenities and facilities Ruparel Regalia takes its place among the coveted gated communities in the city.
Ruparel Realty is currently developing 2 million sq. ft. of prime land in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and has delivered 2.5 lakh sq. ft. in Navi Mumbai. The group has worked with recognisable names such as JW Consultants, ACC, Aakar Architects and Consultants to ensure quality projects constructed with the latest technology and delivered on time. Their projects enjoys the financial support of ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, L&T Finance and State Bank of India. In fact, home buyers can avail of a 5:95 subvention scheme while purchasing an apartment in Ruparel Regalia. Overall, this is a RERA registered project with enough class to ensure an enviable lifestyle in a central location of Mumbai.