Ambernath is one of the fastest growing suburbs of Northeast Mumbai around Kalyan. Being an industrial zone, it is a home to several small and large chemical factories. The self-contained town consists of four Industrial Areas (4 MIDCs). Kalyan – Badlapur plays a vital role as road connectivity to outer parts of Ambernath. Murbad Road acts as a vital stretch for the residents to commute towards Kalyan and beyond. Ambernath Railway Station is the nearest station making it easier for commuters to travel to Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra. The location is also well developed in terms of industry. An Ordnance Factory of the Ordnance Factories Board has been established by the Government of India which is one of the reasons for Ambernath developing into a residential neighborhood. Also, a large manufacturing facility of WIMCO, India's largest manufacturer of safety matchsticks, is located in Ambernath on the Kalyan- Badlapur Road. It consists of one of the planned and largest bungalow areas in entire Asia (Suryodaya Housing Society) which contains more than 655 plots. Ambernath is also considered as one of the best places to live in the neighborhood of Mumbai, since it is far away from the pollution of the main city. There are a large number of textile-based cottage industries in close proximity to Ambernath. Rich in culture and holy places, Ambernath is a prominent place to reside in. Nearest educational institutes are Shah Educational Institute, Institute of Training in Mobile Technology and few others. The place is now turning out to be the next best residential and commercial property location attracting some Real Estate Developers to come up with some luxury projects.