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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

What Is Building Information Modeling (BIM)?

Building Information Modeling (BIM) integrates structured, multi-disciplinary data to build a digital representation of an asset across its lifecycle, from planning and design to construction and operations, using an intelligent model and cloud platform. The world’s population will reach 9.7 billion people by 2050, according to the United Nations. To address this, the construction industry needs to adopt more efficient ways to design and build smarter, more resilient spaces. BIM not only makes design and construction teams more efficient, but it also allows them to record data generated during the process for use in operations and maintenance. This is why BIM regulations are becoming more common around the world...

Most Profitable Types of Real Estate Investment

Purchasing and owning real estate is a profitable financial option because, unlike stocks and bonds, real estate investors can purchase a property by paying a percentage of the whole cost initially and then paying the remaining amount in instalments (along with interest) over time. Traditionally, mortgage in Pakistan demands a 20% to 25% down payment. However, in rare situations, a 10% down payment is all that a real estate investor has to pay to get ownership of the property. This ability to own the asset as soon as the documents are completed gives house flippers and landlords more confidence, allowing them to take out second mortgages on their...

Keenjhar Lake: A Complete Tour Guide

The northern areas of Pakistan are known for their enchanting natural topography, however, the unexplored beauty of the country’s southern regions, such as Sindh, will also leave you spellbound. Sindh, a province located in the south of Pakistan, is the land of one of the oldest civilisations in the world. Many of you might not know that there are a lot of eye-catching tourist attractions in Sindh. One such tourist spot is the Keenjhar lake in Sindh. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has come up with a complete tour guide to it.   Keenjhar Lake Location   Keenjhar Lake (Source: Pinterest)   This Lake is also known as “Keenjhar Jheel” and “Keenjhar Dhand.” Located in...

Is House Flipping Still Profitable?

House flipping is a great and quick way to earn through real estate investment. However, people are asking whether house flipping is still profitable in today’s market. This is why Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, provides a comprehensive analysis of this lucrative real estate investment.   What Is House Flipping? House flipping is a type of real estate investment in which an investor buys a property with the intention of selling it later at a higher price. The aim of house flipping is to buy the property cheap, make repairs and renovations, and then sell it for profit.  Rather than buying and holding the property for long, investors try to resell...

Rustic Home Décor Ideas

If you’re a home enthusiast and have singular tastes in defining the decor and aesthetics of your home, rustic home decor ideas are the ideal way to go. Contemporary home designs elevate your home by defining the decor of your home with modern and sleek aesthetics. However, the popularity of vintage and country-chic aesthetics have been taking the home decor trends by storm. Because of their vintage character and rustic look, your house decor will remain relevant to all home fashion trends for many years to come. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal brings you a list of unique rustic home decor ideas that will enhance the interior setting of your...

List of Embassies and Consulates in Karachi

With evolving global relationships, embassies and consulates play a major role in strengthening ties between any two countries.  An embassy is the representative of a particular country in a foreign country. Working under a diplomatic mission, the embassy aims at achieving certain goals in the host country. The following are important functions of an embassy:   Protect its citizens and the interest of its country Support prosperity  Arrange socialising events Work for educational scholarships Maintain development and cooperation between two states Help to maintain political, social, and economic ties Provide visa and passport renewal facilities Pakistan has developed key relationships with all the countries of the world except Israel. For that reason, Pakistan hosts several ambassadors and...

Top Luxury Real Estate Trends in 2022

The coronavirus pandemic brought about fundamental shifts in the real estate industry trends; the idea of a home became more paramount and homebuyers’ lifestyle preferences changed drastically. While the economy is regaining its momentum, there is now a revived surge in demand for real estate. Investors prefer to diversify their portfolio by investing in a concrete and fixed asset like real estate. The latter especially proved to be less volatile than currency, gold or stocks during COVID-19. Even though it comes with a heftier price tag, tapping into the luxury real estate market has proven to be an even more lucrative investment.  Luxury living involves more than just...

Tips to Transition to PropTech

PropTech is a trend in the real estate industry that has been growing quietly in the last few years. It is gaining momentum and improving the ROI for real estate companies. This is why many companies are integrating the latest technological tools to make their services more efficient and effective. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, shares a few tips to transition to PropTech and explains why it is important for your business.   What Is PropTech? PropTech or property technology can be defined as the usage of innovative technologies in the real estate sector. This could mean anything from using technology for unique workplace experiences to offering data analytics to help...

Existing vs. Under Construction Properties: Which One Should You Buy?

Purchasing a home is perhaps one of the most important decisions most people make. Therefore, investors should put all the time and effort into research before finalising anything. While there are many factors to consider, one of the most common questions most purchasers have is whether they should purchase an existing (ready-to-move-in) or under-construction property. Of course, both of these solutions have advantages and disadvantages. One size does not fit everyone, just like anything else. Hence, your ultimate decision should be based on your requirements and what works best for you. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has described some of the most critical considerations property purchasers should examine before...

Top Kitchen Island Designs

A kitchen island plays the role of a focal point in a kitchen, meaning everything else revolves around it. It is best for preparing meals, family meetings, and bringing in additional storage possibilities. Moreover, a kitchen island is an amazing inclusion to your kitchen if you have enough space. This element makes a modern yet pragmatic social pivot for your kitchen, but it’s essential to think over a variety of factors, including hazards, before selecting your design. If you wish to build a kitchen island and are looking for ideas on how to design one, you are at the right place. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal has come up...