Kolshet is located in North East of Thane City. It is approximately 7 km away from Thane railway Station. This place is known for the Air Force station and Ganesh Visarjan Ghat. The place also has got beautiful coast of Thane creek.
The road approaching Kolshet is known as Kolshet Road. Kolshet connects Eastern Express Highway to Western Express Highway and acts as a bypass to Ghodbunder Road. One can travel to Kolshet by TMT buses or by auto rickshaw.
The locality is in a developing stage when compared to Ghodbunder Road. Lake City Mall, Big Bazaar, R mall, Wonder Mall, Cinemastar Movie Theatre, Vijay sales, Sony showroom, hotel vihang, IDBI Bank are nearby. Kolshet has a 'Retibunder'. Sand for construction is supplied from this place. The place also has industries like SYNTEL, Geeta Engg. Works, Clariant Chemicals, Wool Research Center and Navnit Motors.
There are residential complexes like Everest World, Puraniks Kavyadhara, Highland Builders, Devashree Park, Siddheswhwar Gardens, Unnathi Woods, Vraj Green Valley, Regency Heights, Runwal Pearl, Runwal Garden City, Mayfair Meridian, Vakratund Residency and many more. Residential property rates for Kolshet Road in January 2014 were around Rs 8600 to Rs 9950.
Nearest schools are Kendriya Vidyalaya at Air Force station, Blossom High School at Everest World, Universal High School at Brahmand. Construction of Mumbai University's Thane Sub Center has started in the vicinity.