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Gatwala Commercial Hub , Faisalabad is Punjab’s biggest and Pakistan’s second largest mixed use, real estate project. It has a covered area of over 3.1 million sq. ft.

This mega project, designed and developed by Shah Nawaz Associates, is located, at the junction of Canal Expressway and Lahore Sheikhupura Road. The road in front of the GCH project, has an average traffic count of 30 vehicles per minute. become, the city’s next mega center for trade, commerce, industries as well as residential projects.

 

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Bahria Town Karachi | Features & Amenities

Bahria Town Group, the largest real estate development company in Asia, has earned its rightful reputation for bringing quality standard of living to Pakistan with its various, well-established mega housing schemes. Bahria Town Karachi is one such project, which is currently under construction. It aims to offer contemporary, cosmopolitan living to its residents. 

Having already been successful in Islamabad and Lahore, the up-and-coming Bahria Town project has already garnered a lot of interest in Karachi. It intends to house up to 1 million people. It has been systematically planned so that all amenities are at hand within the area. The vibrant neighbourhoods, abundance of green spaces, large commercial areas and escape from the city bustle all make it an ideal lifestyle community. 

If you are planning to relocate or invest here, you should know what to expect. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has listed down all the details you should know of this gated community. 

 

Bahria Town Karachi: Location & Area

 

Bahria Town Karachi
(Source: Bahria Town)

 

Bahria Town Karachi is spread over an area of about 44 sq. km. It is located far away from the crowded and congested main areas of the city – to be more specific, about 9 km away from the toll plaza of Super Highway; 19 km away from Malir Link Road; and 40 minutes away from the Jinnah International Airport. 

 

Plots in Bahria Town Karachi

 

Bahria Apartments in Bahria Town Karachi
Bahria Apartments (Source: Bahria Town)

 

The housing scheme is further divided into 31 precincts. A residential plot for sale in Bahria Town Karachi can be of 125, 250 or 500 sq. ft. There are also plots for farmhouses, of sizes ranging from 4000 to 8000 sq. ft. In addition, Bahria Homes comprises of townhouses of 125 and 200 sq. yards.

On the other hand, there are also flats for sale in Bahria Town Karachi, which are suitable for young professionals, couples, or smaller families with options for 2, 3 and 4-bedroom low-rise apartments. Bahria Heights plans to have a blend of both residential and commercial properties. 

 

Price Trends 

The following are prices for houses for sale in Bahria Town Karachi:

Plot Size (sq. ft.) Average Sale Price (in Rs.)
125 4,000,000
250 8,000,000
500 9,000,000
1000 300,000,000
2000 500,000,000

 

Listed below are the rates for commercial plots:

Plot Size (sq. ft.) Average Sale Price (in Rs.)
133 250,000,000
266 350,000,000
500 1,000,000,000

 

Security 

24/7 security services will be available in Bahria Town Karachi to ensure safety and a negligible crime rate in the area. State-of-the-art systems will also be installed throughout the area to monitor any suspicious activities. A well-trained patrol staff will be deployed to guard the area. 

 

Transport

Jinnah Avenue, modelled according to Dubai’s famous Sheikh Bin Zayed Road, connects the different zones within the gated community.

Bahria Town Karachi is also well-connected to the main city, which allows easy and direct routes for transport in private vehicles. A cost-efficient public transport system has also been planned for the residents. A double decker bus would be available only on weekends for both residents and visitors at the low price of Rs. 30. There will also be a free shuttle bus service, available for both pick and drop services for the rest of the week. 

  • Bus 1 allows residents to commute to the district of Malir Halt. 
  • Bus 2 rides to Sohrab Goth Town.

Future plans also include a metro bus route that would connect Bahria Town Karachi to I. I. Chundrigar Road. 

 

Quality Education

Residents have the choice of enrolling their kids in highly rated public and private schools in Bahria Town Karachi, most prominently the Roots Millennium School. Baqai Medical University and Iqra University are also options for higher education.

 

Healthcare

Several foreign investors have been taken on board to provide medical facilities that adhere to international standards. The Bahria Town hospital facilitates 120 beds and an emergency room that is available 24/7. Many prominent specialised doctors (who have been trained from abroad) are employed at this hospital, along with a competent support staff. 

 

Sports Complex

 

Rafi Cricket Stadium of Bahria Town Karachi
Rafi Cricket Stadium (Source: Bahria Town)

 

Located in Bahria Sports City (another project by the parent group that features a number of sports facilities), the Rafi Cricket Stadium is going to be Pakistan’s largest cricket stadium once completed, with a seating capacity of up to 50,000 people.

The renowned architecture firm of GMP Germany is heading this project. The Dubai International Cricket Stadium, also designed by the same company, served as an inspiration for its modern infrastructure.

This complex will also include facilities like swimming pools; badminton, squash and tennis courts; gymnasiums; and a cricket academy that maintains ICC standards. 

 

Entertainment Facilities

There are a number of diverse activities for both adults and kids:

 

Mini Formula-1 Track

The Mini Formula-1 Track has been expertly modelled with precision for a fun driving experience.

 

Sheraton Golf and Country Club

The Sheraton Golf and Country Club has a number of recreational and leisure facilities like health and wellness services, lounge areas etc., along with regularly planned social activities and community events. 

 

Bahria Town Karachi Zoo

There is also a zoo that features a variety of exotic wildlife, including lions, tigers, deer, monkeys etc. that have been brought from different countries. In the future, residents can also choose to observe the animals in their natural element on boat or buggy rides with the launch of the Bahria Night Safari experience.

 

Carnival Area

This is a hub of entertainment options for people of all ages, especially with video games, rides and activities for kids. 

 

Restaurants & Cafes

There are options for both casual and fine dining, and new restaurants in Bahria Town Karachi are always popping up as well. Restaurants of multiple cuisines are available, which serve authentic and high-quality food. These include international franchises like KFC and OPTP; local brands like Karachi Hot N Spicy, Ginsoy Extreme, Mirchi, Usmania Restaurant, Rendezvous; and independent restaurants like Cave Restaurant, Istanbul Grill and Cafeela Bahria Town.

A number of coffee shops also dot the area, serving artisanal coffee and snacks. 

 

Grand Jamia Mosque

 

Grand Jamia Mosque, Bahria Town Karachi
Grand Jamia Mosque (Source: Wikimedia)

 

Even though each block will have its own mosque, there is high anticipation for the construction of of one particular Bahria Town Karachi mosque.

With a capacity to accommodate about 800,000 people, the Grand Jamia Mosque (also known as Bahria Town Jamia Masjid Complex) will be the third largest mosque in the world. The architectural style draws influences from Turkish, Mughal, Arab and Persian architecture. It will feature 150 domes, a single-monument minaret of 325 feet, and large grounds enclosed by beige, arched walls. 

There will also be an Islamic Research Centre, Islamic Cultural Centre, and an Islamic Museum.

 

Other Facilities

A source of uninterrupted energy supply has been arranged to cater to the vast area of Bahria Town Karachi; a 600MW energy plant will be set up in collaboration with the electric supply company K-Electric exclusively for this housing scheme.

If you prioritise privacy, security and sense of neighbourly camaraderie in a luxury setting, then Bahria Town Karachi is the right pick for you. With its regional charm and long line-up of amenities, it is also a suitable investment opportunity

If you are looking for information on similar real estate properties, visit Graana.com.

 

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