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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

LDA DG plans to expedite development work on Shahkam Flyover project

LAHORE: Director General of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Chaudhary Muhammad Ali Randhawa on Thursday visited the construction site of the Shahkam Flyover project to review and direct further development work. LDA Chief Engineer-II Mazhar Hussain Khan briefed the DG about the development work. The DG was briefed about the two-way flyover, and that it consisted of three lanes over a 606-metre-long strip. He also stated that 70 percent of construction work had been completed, briefing the DG further that the project will make traffic seamless for major arteries of Lahore such as Multan Road, Canal Road, Defence Road, and the southern part of the city. LDA DG also...

How to File a Case Against Land Grabbing

Are you a victim of land grabbing?  And you have no clue what to do now? In this blog, Graana.com will answer all your questions related to land grabbing and explain how to file a case against land grabbing. What is Land Grabbing? Assume one day you are told that the house in which you have stayed for several years, you have to leave it now.  Even if you refuse to leave the property you are forced to do so. Land grabbing is defined as an activity in which someone tries to occupy the land to which they don’t have any legal entitlement. This can be done both ways, either forcefully...

LDA demolishes encroachments

LAHORE: Several illegal buildings were razed by the Town Planning Wing of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) in different city areas of the provincial capital. During the operation carried out by the Town Planning Wing Zone-II team in Allama Iqbal Town, Multan Road, and in Sabzazar, the LDA enforcement wing and bulk of Police were present. The authorities demolished buildings and structures without the authority’s approval, including a building constructed illegally over plot number 383-F – in Sabzazar, an illegal hall on Marghazar Road, and walls of Marquee in Civic Centre.   For news and blogs. visit Graana.com. The post LDA demolishes encroachments appeared first on Graana.com Blog. ...

Best Waterproof Flooring Options for Your Home

For the majority of us, purchasing a house is the biggest investment we make in our lives. With that being said, we do every possible thing to keep that biggest investment safe. Thanks to the advancement of technology, we have a lot of new items available in markets that ensure the safety of our home, and waterproof flooring is one of them. With an abundance of waterproof flooring options, markets are overflowing with choices. If you are looking into different options of waterproof flooring and are stressed about which one you should go for, then do not fret. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, features a list of the...

REIT vs. Rental Property Investment

Investing in real estate is a smart way to diversify your investments, plus it also serves as a hedge against inflation. However, you need to choose the right type of real estate investment that can generate regular cash flows. This is why Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, provides a detailed comparison of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and rental property investment so you can choose an appropriate investment plan accordingly.   Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) (Source: Pinterest)   A REIT is a company that owns and manages different residential and commercial properties, including office spaces, apartment buildings, shopping centres and hotels. With REITs, you basically buy the shares of the trust...

What Is the Best Material for Kitchen Countertops?

Selecting the best of the best for your home is always the priority. People tend to choose the finest items they can afford for their houses. The kitchen is an essential part of any house, as this is the place where you prepare your meals three times a day, and kitchen countertops are a significant aspect. They are used for cutting, chopping, placing jars and performing many other tasks in the kitchen. Owing to their importance, people want to buy the best quality countertops for their kitchens. The natural question that arises here is; what is the best material for kitchen countertops?  To answer this question Graana.com, Pakistan’s...

Building Codes of Pakistan: A Comprehensive Guide

The terrible earthquake on October 8, 2005 demonstrated that the earthquake requirements of the Pakistan Building Code 1986 must be comprehensively strengthened in order to ensure the safety of the population. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, takes a look at Pakistan’s building codes (seismic provisions).   Need for Seismic Guidelines The goal of these laws is to set minimal earthquake-related restrictions. The Pakistan Building Code’s Seismic Provisions are based on comprehensive principles that allow for the utilisation of new materials and construction techniques. The Seismic Provisions are compliant with: Uniform Building Code of the United States of America (UBC), The ACI 318–05 American Concrete Institute, ANSI/AISC American Institute of Steel Construction 341–05,...

Types of Glass Used in Construction

The types and uses of glass have greatly evolved since it was first used in construction thousands of years ago. Advances in technology have led to the development of a wide range of specialty glass products that can be used to achieve specific design goals. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has compiled and discussed different types of glass that are available in the market today. Shatterproof Glass Shatterproof glass is a laminated safety and security glass, often used in the construction of houses and buildings. The name is usually quite misleading because people generally presume unbreakable glass to actually be shatterproof glass. If this form of security glass breaks, the shards...

Virtual Tourism in Pakistan

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has suffered the most with entire economies collapsing that relied on tourists. The world is now on a path to a gradual recovery. Now that the tourism industry is opening up again there is a great opportunity to attract tourists and explore virtual tourism in Pakistan. Graana.com, Pakistan’s Smartest Property Portal is here to tell you everything you need to know about virtual tourism.   What is a Virtual Tour   (Source: Unsplash)   When googling virtual tourism, a lot of definitions come up because of the varied nature of the topic. However, as the name suggests, it is a tour of the...

4,394 new real estate companies registered in FY 2020-21

ISLAMABAD: During the previous fiscal year 2020-21, 4,394 new companies were registered in the real estate and construction sector, according to a Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Annual Report 2021. The annual report stated that a total of 25,533 new companies were registered, with 68 percent registering as private limited companies, 29 percent as single-member companies, and 3 percent as public unlisted, not-for-profits, or foreign companies. The real estate and construction industry took the lead with 4,394 new companies registered. The increase in companies in this sector goes synonymous with the country’s current widespread development and growth in infrastructure. If the same trends continue, the current fiscal year...