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Warehouse in Bhiwandi ? An informed decision.

by Parag Gupta Warehouse in India

Bhiwandi is one of Asia's biggest warehousing hubs.It is a major contributor to the logistic landscape of Mumbai and India due to close proximity to Nhava Seva port of Mumbai and servicing Mumbai ,India’s financial capital.


Bhiwandi is 40 KM from Mumbai and it easily services both south and north Mumbai with equal ease. Warehouse in Bhiwandi has predominantly been unorganised with major inventory contributed by locals developing compounds with developers .These compounds range from 1500 sq. ft. to 50,000 sq ft.There has been lot of illegal construction around Bhiwandi and FSI violation thereby prompting local authority to undertake demolition drive .These facilities can be categorised as B,C grade facilities with a mix of factories and warehousing.E-commerce boom has demanded need of Grade A warehouse with state of art facility and thereby leading to development of facility by blues chip investor and big developers.Renaissance Industrial Smart City is one of such project with all necessary approvals in place and the over all area notified if 422 acres.Currently it host amazon,allcargo many more client catering to Pharma,Metal,Ecommerce,Food,Plastic etc.Arihant & Sumeet logistics park is also well known in bhiwandi.Many institutional investors are now eyeing to provide world class logistics in bhiwandi thereby increasing the interest and price of the land in Bhiwandi.The government of Maharashtra has further facilitated and reformed land acquisition rules to ensure development of world class logistics facility in this region.


It is strategically located and therefore logistically viable and competitive pricing.We will be discussing various factors one needs to consider while leasing a warehouse or godown in bhiwandi.


Warehousing in bhiwandi is divided into various clusters called compounds.These compounds are developed by joint ventures between local developers and landowners or by leading developer.The compounds are maintained by local land owners or developers depending on their terms of development.


The factors which needs to be considered while leasing of Grade-B &C godowns are as below:


  1. Type of property RCC/Shed

  2. Leakage profile and waterlogging of compounds during the rainy season.

  3. Basic Rent of warehouse/godown

  4. Warai:- The labour component which needs to be considered along with rent.

  5. Maintenance/Security:- The basic housekeeping of compound along with water and security needs to be paid in addition to basic rent

  6. Fire & Safety issues:- Check on cases of  fire in the compound.This is a major factor in getting insurance. 

  7. Electricity:- Service provider and load shedding history.

  8. Labour:- Labour union issue in the compound is a major factor contributing to nuisance value and cost.

  9. Transportation :- Transportation should be an independent affair sometimes the local union imposes conditions to ply only their vehicles.

  10. Availability of forklift/hydra: Normally all the compounds have associated service providers of forklift and hydra

  11. Brokerage and service fee: This needs to be agreed beforehand and paid.Try to engage with reputed broking firm who can provide professional service. Godamwale can help you with your leasing and liasoning requirements professionally.


The typical route’s having a warehousing cluster  in bhiwandi are as below.


  1. Kasheli- Rehnal road

  2. Anjur phata - Mankoli

  3. Mankoli to Diva

  4. Mankoli - kalyan bypass

  5. Kalyan bypass- Vadape


We have compiled a list of major compounds and their warehousing prices along with other ancillary charges.

* The warai charges range from 0.5 Rs/Sq. Ft  to 1.5 Rs/Sq ft.Godown in Bhiwandi thier rentals and issue compilation by godamwale a warehouse leasing service provider .

**The maintenance charges range from 0.5 Rs/Sq. Ft  to 1.25 Rs/Sq ft.



The rentals of Grade A warehouse with clear title and best in class facility ranges from Rs 18 to Rs 22 Per sq ft with maintenance.However the construction quality and amenities add value for logistics and manufacturing services.


Godown in Bhiwandi can be a tricky affair and an informed decision needs to be taken to ensure smooth functioning of your operation.


Due to huge  demand in Bhiwandi post-GST, there was a shortage of large ready to move in warehouses, however as a large quantity of land is available on Nashik road, rentals will continue to remain affordable for clients who are ready to wait. However, identifying warehouse with a clear land title is a big challenge in Bhiwandi. On account of small and scattered land holdings in the hands of several villagers, identifying a contiguous land parcel of the relevant size for warehouse development is a big challenge and  which requires due diligence to get foothold in those areas.


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You can search and book these services easily on our platform and get the proper guidance to make informed decisions.


On demand and Flexible warehousing is provided by godamwale across india.This on demand service is flexible scalable and affordable.


About Parag Gupta Advanced   Warehouse in India

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