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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 7 Best Architects in Lahore

Everyone desires a place where they can retire after a long tiresome day. It is the dream of everyone to have a home of their own which they can design and decorate according to their taste and personal preferences. However, the process of design and construction of the house can be tricky as well as complex. To ensure good construction and designing of your home, make sure you hire the right architects. Luckily, Lahore has some of the best architects in Pakistan. To know more about the architects in Lahore, keep on reading. List of Best Architects in Lahore in 2021 Architect in Lahore Location Contact 1. Archi Cubes Architects & Interior Designer MM Alam...

Land-Use Planning with a Gender Lens

Preamble This blog by the Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) highlights the importance of land use planning and the subsequent role of women in the process. Highlighting the key areas where women can impact decision making, the blog will give concrete suggestions for incorporating women in future planning and regulation. It will also discuss notable characteristics which differentiate women in their decision making, which ultimately lead to different approaches in land-use planning.   Research Questions What is the importance of land use planning? What can women contribute to the process of land use planning? What are the factors which differentiate women in their decision-making? What can be done to incorporate women in land...

State Bank of Pakistan releases its First Quarterly Report for FY 2020-21

KARACHI: In a report released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the central bank predicted a 1.5 to 2.5 per cent GDP growth projection in the First Quarterly Report for the Fiscal Year 2020-21. The report displays encouraging indicators of Pakistan economy regaining their pre-COVID path, due to the government’s response to tackling the COVID-19 crisis, in achieving macroeconomic stability by recovering economic activities including various revival of the construction sector and agricultural and services sector.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

اسٹیٹ بینک نے پاکستانی معیشت پر پہلی سہ ماہی رپورٹ جاری کردی

کراچی: اسٹیٹ بینک آف پاکستان نے مالی سال 21-2020 کے لیے پاکستانی معیشت پر اپنی پہلی سہ ماہی رپورٹ جاری کردی ہے۔ اس رپورٹ میں گزشتہ سال جولائی سے ستمبر تک کی مدت کا احاطہ کیا گیا ہے۔ رپورٹ میں بتایا گیا ہے کہ پاکستانی معیشت کویڈ سے پہلے کی حالت میں دوبارہ بحال ہورہی ہے۔ معاشی سرگرمیوں کی بحالی میں صنعت، خدمات اور زراعت کے شعبوں کا سب سے نمایاں کردار ہے۔ اسٹیٹ بینک نے واضع کیا کہ باقی ماندہ سال میں جی ڈی پی گروتھ 1.5 سے 2.5 فیصد کے درمیان رہے گی۔ اسٹیٹ بینک کا رپورٹ میں کہنا ہے کہ حکومت اور اسٹیٹ بینک...

کنسٹرکشن پیکج میں ایک سال کی توسیع، اُمیدیں اور امکانات

پاکستان ایک زرعی ملک ہے مگر جس تیزی سے زیرِ کاشت رقبہ آبادی کے بڑھنے کی نظر ہورہا ہے اُس سے ہمارا ملک خدشات اور امکانات کے نئے دور میں داخل ہو رہا ہے۔ خدشات اس ضمن میں کہ مُلک کی زرعی پیداوار کم ہورہی ہے مگر امکانات یہ ہیں کہ اس سے مُلک کے ریئل اسٹیٹ سیکٹر اور تعمیراتی صنعت کو ایک نیا ایندھن فراہم ہورہا ہے۔ وزیرِ اعظم پاکستان عمران خان کثیر منزلہ عمارات کے حامل شہری احاطوں کا ویژن رکھتے ہیں۔ یہ بغیر کسی شک شبے کے آج کے دور کی ایک اہم ترین ضرورت ہے۔ یہ دور، قیامِ پاکستان سے لے کر آج...

CDA launches landscaping work on Srinagar Highway

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has initiated the uplift project to carry out landscaping work on the Srinagar Highway, under the Clean and Green Pakistan programme.  The project was initiated by the Environment Directorate, and its outputs include road safety requirements, plantation drives, and earthworks. The civic body has already planted around 2000 saplings on the Srinagar Highway, and further plans include planting evergreen plants for the beautification of the capital. To restore the beauty of the Srinagar Highway, the authority will regularly monitor the landscaping efforts and ensure the utilisation of resources and timely completion of tasks.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

دسمبر کے مہینے میں سیمنٹ کی فروخت میں 11 فیصد اضافہ

لاہور: مُلک بھر میں تعمیراتی سرگرمیوں میں تیزی کی وجہ سے سیمنٹ کی فروخت میں دسمبر کے مہینے میں 11 فیصد اضافہ ریکارڈ ہوا۔ اس اضافے کے ساتھ دسمبر میں سیمنٹ کی کُل فروخت 4.8 ملین ٹن ریکارڈ ہوئی۔ اس کے برعکس سال 2019 میں سیمنٹ کی فروخت 4.3 ملین ٹن ریکارڈ ہوئی تھی۔ آل پاکستان سیمنٹ مینوفیکچررز ایسوسیشن کی جانب سے جاری کردہ ڈیٹا کے مطابق سیمنٹ کی مقامی فروخت 4.15 ملین ٹن تھی جو کہ گزشتہ دسمبر میں 3.54 ملین ٹن ریکارڈ ہوئی تھی۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق دسمبر 2019 کے مقابلے میں دسمبر 2020 میں سیمنٹ کے مقامی فروخت میں 17.47 فیصد کا اضافہ ریکارڈ ہوا۔   مزید خبروں...

Cement sales grow 11% in December

LAHORE: The cement sector recorded a surge of 11% in sales, increasing to 4.8 million tons in the month of December 2020, revealed the data released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). As compared to 4.3 million tons in December 2019, the sales of cement increased by 17.47%. The northern region recorded an increase of 17.1% in the sales in December 2020, standing at 3.5 million ton in December 2020. However, the exports in the northern dropped 40.52%, to 0.12 million tons from 0.2 million tons. The southern region recorded an increase of 19.47% in the sales in December 2020, standing at 682,854 tons. Similarly, the exports in...

Phase-1 of Ravi City to generate revenue worth Rs400bn

LAHORE: In a meeting of the Ravi Urban Development Project, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan it was announced that the first phase of the Ravi City project will generate an estimated revenue of Rs400 billion. The construction of the project spreading on an area of 5,000 acres is soon to be initiated by the authorities. The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers Senator Shibli Faraz and Ali Haider Zaidi, Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority Lt. General (retd) Anwar Ali Haider, and Chairman of Pakistan Islands Development Authority (PIDA) Imran Amin, whereas, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Dr. Salman Shah, SA to CM Dr. Firdous...

The Importance of Third Places in Land-Use Planning

The term ‘third place’ was coined by the sociologist, Ray Oldenburg, and refers to places where people spend time between home (first) place and work (second) place. These are locations where people exchange ideas, have a good time, and build relationships. This blog by Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) presents the importance of third places for different social groups and how it impacts individuals of different age groups in social cohesion and sustainability. The blog will also highlight the importance of third places in land use planning and how they are increasingly becoming vital. Lastly, the blog will discuss how Pakistan can incorporate third places in...