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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.

 

Gatwala Commercial Hub

Top Construction Projects in Pakistan

Megaprojects are large-scale, extremely complicated construction projects. It includes transportation, infrastructure, and energy, among other things. Such projects typically have a budget of almost $1 billion, and they are funded by a variety of stakeholders and participants. Therefore, the building industry is critical to any country’s development; it is considered the backbone of the developed world. Pakistan is currently classified as a ‘developing country’ according to the United Nations. Therefore, Pakistan has set the goal of securing its position in the top 10 global economies of the world. In pursuit of this goal, Pakistan has initiated a plethora of projects that will bring both short and long...

CDA allocates Rs80mn for street lights maintenance

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has allocated a budget of Rs80mn for the maintenance of street lights to ensure maximum illumination at night. CDA spokesperson revealed that the Street Light Department would be responsible for repairing and installing new street lights and transformers where needed. The maintenance would take place on all major streets, markets, highways, link roads, and intersections. In this regard, CDA Chairman Aamer Ali Ahmed ensured full-fledged support to the street light division to amplify the capital’s security and safe commuting at night, he added. The tender for the operation would be published soon via national newspapers before its commencement. In the allocated budget, Rs20mn had been assigned...

Ratti Gali: A Tour Guide

Pakistan is bristling with a number of tourist attractions and sights. The placid lakes, jagged forests, vast natural spaces and hiking trails leading to the precipices of snow-capped mountains that dominate the skyline — all reflect a lost-in-time ambience and character that attract a large number of visitors. Azad Kashmir is one such place, where gleaming waters and wildflower meadows are framed by the rolling hills. One especially popular destination there is the glacial lake of Ratti Gali.   Nestled within the wilderness, the crystalline waters of the Ratti Gali Lake are fed by the glacial melt of the surrounding mountains, especially the Karakoram Mountain Range. It is named...

Best Outdoor Furniture Shops in Lahore

Many homeowners are keen on decorating not just the interior space but also the exterior of the house, where they can sit and relax with their family and friends. The appropriate outdoor furniture plays a major part in adding style and elegance to any garden, patio or backyard of a house.  Any piece of good-quality outdoor furniture can enhance the look as well as make your garden or backyard more functional. There are several furniture brands that you can check out in your particular area. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has prepared a list below of the best outdoor furniture shops in Lahore.   Which Material Is Best for Outdoor...

Modern Art Galleries in Karachi

Modern art galleries in Karachi feature the most fascinating art pieces from various artists. These galleries promote cultures and arts across borders. Art galleries provide an opportunity for individuals from different backgrounds to come together and visualise cultural evolution. Pakistan’s art culture has always had prolific artists and art galleries featuring their artworks on national and international levels. The city of Karachi especially has produced the best artists, intellectuals, and thinkers. Ismail Gulgee, Syed Sadequain Ahmad Naqvi, Bashir Mirza, Ahmed Parvez, and Zahoor ul Akhlaq are some prominent names in the local art scene, considering their substantial contributions in the form of paintings and sculptures. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property...

RDA expedites operation against illegal structures

RAWALPINDI: Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering (MP&TE) Directorate conducted a demolition drive on Adiala Road, dismantling a total of four residential plus commercial buildings. The operation was carried out as per the directions of Rawalpindi Development Authority’s (RDA) Director General (DG). RDA Spokesperson informed that the building owners violated the approved maps of the area. All the demolished buildings were constructed without due approval and NOC. Consequently, they violated RDA Building and Zoning Regulations, 2020, and the Punjab Development of States Act 1976. MP&TE Directorate will continue these operations against illegal buildings in the entire RDA controlled area encompassing schools, shops, plazas, and so on, he added. He further highlighted that...

Minister for speeding up housing projects

ISLAMABAD: Maulana Abdul Wasay, the Minister for Housing and Works, has asked the relevant authorities to expedite the completion of current housing projects to facilitate the public. The Minister visited the Pakistan Housing Authority Foundation (PHAF) together with the Secretary of Housing and Works where he issued these directions.  In the meeting, the PHAF CEO briefed the minister regarding the status of ongoing projects and promised timely completion. The minister acknowledged the devotion and performance of PHAF with regard to public delivery.  Maulana further highlighted that new construction projects would be soon initiated in the country. In this regard, CEO PHAF appealed for assistance in acquiring land for new construction...

Real Estate Portfolio of Elon Musk, Twitter’s New Owner

The prolonged Elon Musk-Twitter tussle has finally reached its culmination; in a staggering deal of $43 billion, he has now been named the new owner of the social megaphone of Twitter Inc. to unlock its “extraordinary potential”. This occurred recently after the widespread speculation on Elon Musk’s real estate portfolio being cleared of its last standing property.  The amassed fortune of Elon Musk (net worth of $279 billion) stemmed from his roles as the CEO and Co-Founder of electric vehicle company Tesla, and the CEO and lead designer of the aerospace firm SpaceX. He has a reputation for always refraining from smooth and orderly processes — the mammoth...

Types of Flooring Tiles: Things You Need To Know

With evolving trends in house designs and furnishings, tiles have become a popular choice for all types of flooring in the house.  Previously, the use of tiles was only limited to kitchens and bathrooms; however, with time it has gained a lot of demand in because of its convenience. Among all flooring tiles, marble and mosaic flooring are particularly preferred by most people. With advancements in technology, more and more flooring tile designs came into trend offering a variety of options as well as feasibility. These tile designs come in handy for different floors; making them an essential element of any construction project. You can find a vast...

Construction Cost of 1 kanal House

  People invest a big chunk of their capital into constructing a house, which is why a lot of consideration and planning goes into the process. It can be quite a challenge to build your dream house, as you have to consider a number of things. You need a reliable labour force, construction materials, and above all, an estimate of the expenditures that would go into the entire construction process. You can get the help of construction companies as well. Finding all that information on your own can be quite a tedious task, which is why Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has come up with the estimated construction...