Alibaug is predominantly an investor market with few actual end users. To provide a sense of the growth in this market, it bears mentioning that plots which were selling at prices from Rs. 250-300/sq.ft in 2006-2007 are now selling in the range of Rs. 600-750/sq.ft. In other words, property values in Alibaug have more than doubled over the last three years; albeit much of this growth being ascribed to speculation and investment.