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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

Solar Power and Real Estate: Will It Pay Off?

Over the last couple of decades, energy needs have skyrocketed due to industrialisation, urbanisation and transportation. Governments are heavily relying on non-renewable energy sources to meet these demands. Since their reserves are limited, they are depleting drastically. In the future, this will catastrophically impact the real estate sector as well as the overall economic growth of countries. However, with solar energy and a move towards renewable energy sources, sustainable living can be achieved.  Graana.com brings you the benefits of solar energy in real estate.     Background    The sun has been used throughout history as a major source of energy. In the mid 1800s, during the industrial revolution, advances were made that...

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یوں تو مثبت سوچ رکھنا ضروری ہے تاکہ انسان تمام تر فکروں سے آزاد زندگی گزار سکے۔ مگر کہیں نہ کہیں حقائق کی روشنی میں انسان کو ضروری اقدامات کرنے چاہئیں تاکہ موجودہ دور میں تمام تر چیلنجز سے نبرد آزما ہوا جا سکے۔ ہم ایک ایسے دور میں رہ رہے ہیں جس میں آپ دنیا کے کسی بھی خطے اور کسی بھی حصے میں موجود ہوں، اپنے آپ کو محفوظ کرنا اور رکھنا اولین ترجیحات میں شامل ہونا چاہیے۔ یوں تو کہا جاتا ہے کہ خود کو محفوظ کرنا ہی غیر محفوظ ہونے کی سب سے بڑی دلیل ہے مگر حقیقت یہی ہے کہ خود کو...

PDWP approves 8 uplift schemes

LAHORE: The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has given go-ahead to eight development schemes worth Rs. 26,006.72 million for  various sectors. As per details, PDWP’s 39th meeting, presided over by Chairman Planning & Development Board, Abdullah Khan Sumbal, approved the uplift schemes of current fiscal year 2020-21 According to sources, the development projects include construction of 13.7 km bypass from Royal Hotel to Sarwar Chowk via Adda Mai Wali Masjid worth Rs 1,311.509 million, construction of 123.62 km tourism highway from Lower Topa to Chowk Pandori via Kotli Sattian worth Rs. 4,039.788 million, Widening of 76.50 km Shahpur Bhera Malikwal Road in District Sargodha worth Rs. 1,693.187 million,...

وزیرِ اعظم آج رشکئی اکنامک زون کا افتتاح کریں گے

رشکئی: وزیرِ اعظم عمران خان آج رشکئی کے خصوصی اقتصادی اقتصادی زون کا افتتاح کریں گے۔ رشکئی اسپیشل اکنامک زون پاک چین اقتصادی راہداری کا حصہ ہے جو کہ روزگار کے مواقع پیدا کرنے اور بڑے پیمانے پر سرمایہ کاری کے لحاظ سے ایک اہم سنگِ میل ثابت ہوگا۔ یہ خیبر پختونخوا حکومت اور خیبر پختونخوا اقتصادی زون ڈیویلپمنٹ اینڈ منیجمنٹ کمپنی کا ایک فلیگ شپ منصوبہ ہے۔ رشکئی اسپیشل اکنامک زون ایک ہزار ایکڑ اراضی پر محیط ہے اور یہ ایم ون موٹروے پر سی پیک روٹ سے منسلک ہے جس کی وجہ سے یہ ایک نمایاں اہمیت کا حامل ہے۔ مزید خبروں اور اپڈیٹس کے لیے وزٹ کیجئے گرانہ...

سی پیک کے تحت 1100 کلومیٹر روڈ نیٹ ورک مکمل، مزید 850 پر کام جاری

اسلام آباد: پاک چین اقتصادی راہداری (سی پیک) کے تحت اب تک 1100 کلومیٹر پر محیط روڈ نیٹ ورک کا قیام کیا جا چُکا ہے۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق مزید 850 کلومیٹر کے روڈ نیٹ ورک پر کام جاری ہے۔ ورلڈ اکنامک فورم کے مطابق پاکستان کا روڈ نیٹ ورک ایران، روس، بنگلہ دیش، ویتنام سمیت خطے کے دیگر ممالک سے بہت بہتر ہے۔ سی پیک اور این ایچ اے کی شراکت سے ملک بھر میں سڑکوں کی صورتحال بہتر ہورہی ہے جس سی آمد و رفت اور سامان کی ترسیل میں تیزی آ رہی ہے۔ مزید خبروں اور اپڈیٹس کے لیے وزٹ کیجئے گرانہ بلاگ۔ ...

Survey of Margalla Road to be carried out by FWO, CDA

ISLAMABAD:  The Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) are to conduct a joint survey of the Margalla Road before the construction work commences.  The FWO placed the machinery on the construction site near Sangjani but the formal construction work could not be carried out as the joint survey of the road was pending. The survey is expected to be completed after a week.  “After completion of the survey, the construction work will be started,” stated an engineer of CDA. He further stated that the survey was essential to assess the technicalities related to the project. “In fact without joint survey, which is measurement, adjusting road alignment, formal...

Development package worth Rs9.48bn approved for Bhakkar: CM Punjab

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar, approved a development package worth Rs. 9.48 billion for Bhakkar. He has inaugurated 76 uplift projects worth Rs. 1.22 billion and has laid foundation for 26 development projects at a cost of Rs. 1.12 billion. As per details, Mr Buzdar has inaugurated reconstruction work of 48-kilometre roads under RAP Phase-I at DC office Bhakkar under Naya Pakistan Manzalain Asaan Project. The cost of the project is Rs. 50.76 crore. Development of 20 roads and drainage schemes was initiated under Community Development Program (CDP) Phase-I.  24 development schemes worth  Rs. 40 crore have been completed under CDP phase-I.  The Chief Minister also initiated the...

Pakistan’s Progress towards Implementing SDG 11 Inclusive, Safe and Resilient Cities

Introduction Humanity has survived through countless generations by living in groups, settlements, and large societies. It is not like human beings to live alone and detached from other humans. Beginning from hunter-gatherer societies that brought people together based on their basic need of survival, human settlements evolved with time based on their needs. With the domestication of animals, humans geared into a new era of agriculture-based settlements. Innovations in man-made tools, transport mechanisms, and technology further evolved human society into an industrialised settlement characterised by a large number of people living near factories and manufacturing plants. The concept later came to be known as urban versus rural. Where...

Significance of Urban Design in Cities

Cities across the globe are expanding, rural-urban migration is expediting in the face of growing challenges. Resource management is at the core of policies but ballooning urbanisation and increasing population are keeping the cities away from becoming an inclusive tool of development. Inclusion is the way forward, this requires flexible policies which can be readjusted according to the changing needs of the time. In this backdrop, Urban Design is an important aspect of the cities which is a compulsory aspect for regulating city life. Spaces of the cities if not managed properly can pose a variety of challenges which can also hinder social and economic progress in...

Real Estate Investing For Beginners

Real estate is an imperishable asset, ever-increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised. It is the basis of all security and about the only indestructible security. – Russell Sage. Real estate investment is considered to be one of the most lucrative business ideas in Pakistan. No doubt, RE is one of the best ways to secure your hard-earned money. There is a common misconception prevailing in society related to real estate investment. People think that real estate is a complex thing and you need an extra brain to understand the ins and outs of real estate investment. Whether it’s a single-family...