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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

RDA inflows surpassed $4bn in April 2022

KARACHI: Roshan Digital Account (RDA) surpassed $4bn inflows by the end of April 2022 adding to the shrinking foreign reserves. State Bank data showed RDA inflows to have reached $4.2bn from September 2020 to April 2022. In April 2022 alone, these inflows reached $245mn. Expatriates opened a total of 403,750 accounts from 175 countries. This constituted a large number of non-resident Pakistanis (NRPs) funds. By the end of March, the number of digital accounts stood at 388,494. The Naya Pakistan Certificates (NPCs) scheme continues to offer impressive rupee and foreign currency rates, especially in USD, GBP, and Euro. The latest data showcased no major effect on RDA inflows due to...

Top Real Estate APIs in the Market

Using technology in real estate has become the need of the hour as realtors are depending more and more on real-time data to navigate the housing market. Given the advances in information technology in the last few years, there are certain property software and APIs that are designed specifically for real estate agents. To help you guys know more about these technologies, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, brings you the list of the top real estate APIs used in the market.    What Is a Real Estate API?   (Source: Pinterest)   Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of programming codes that enables data transfer from one platform to another. It allows...

Day Trip to Peshawar: Top Attractions to Visit

Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is a beautiful city rooted in history dating back to the Mughal era in the 17th century and beyond. The ancient city was home to Alexander, Babur, as well as a slew of other great civilizations like the Greeks, Aryans, Persians, Mughals, and Mongols. The city has seen the rise and fall of many empires and reflects rich culture and heritage to date. Walking through the bazaars is a feast for the eyes of history enthusiasts. Peshawar and its vibrance will make you fall in love with itself. Graana.com, the smartest property portal, brings you top attractions to visit in Peshawar. Qisa...

How to Hire a Property Manager in Pakistan

A property manager is a term that is starting to catch a lot of attention in Pakistan given the real estate market’s rising popularity. A real estate manager can really help you gain control of your time by maintaining your property. Those that are looking to sell their property are plagued by the question; How to hire a property manager in Pakistan?   Graana.com, Pakistan’s Smartest Property Portal is here to help you hire a property manager in Pakistan by highlighting the important aspects to keep in mind.   What is a Property Manager?   (Source: Unsplash)   A property manager is a third-party person or firm that helps you manage your property by overseeing...

CDA kickstarts development work in E-12

ISLAMABAD: Following an intensive operation of state land retrieval, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) finally kickstarted development work in the E-11 sector over the weekend. The sector’s pending development dates back to 1989 when it was first launched. The plot holders still await the possession of their respective lands. It is pertinent to state that last year, CDA awarded development contracts in E-12 subsectors encompassing the construction of streets, drainage systems, sewerage and water supply, and roads. However, due to local landlords’ resistance, the work couldn’t be completed in the stipulated period of one year. In subsector 2, only 11% of work has been accomplished, and in subsector 3, only...

All plot files to be processed via NRTC system: CDA

ISLAMABAD: On Monday, Capital Development Authority (CDA) issued a statement that post-May 16, all the plot files were to be uploaded and processed via the National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) system. It is pertinent to state that the CDA’s wing that manages the cases of those lands that CDA had acquired and were to provide alternate plots, in turn, had been receiving multiple inquiries for “bogus allotment cases”. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is also investigating these cases at the moment. Therefore, an official from CDA’s information technology wing stated that from now on the NRTC system would be utilized to handle all the cases of the abovementioned...

Graana.com Kickstarts Property Festival in Lahore With a Bang

Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, commenced the Property Festival Lahore 2022 on May 7th by hosting the biggest real estate experts and investors in the country.  PFL has caught the attention of its audience with its vast blend of luxury and residential property options available at the event.  Let’s follow through on what makes PFL the place to be this weekend.  The festival is particularly focused on offering real estate investment opportunities to potential buyers. Furthermore, it showcases Graana.com’s efforts in highlighting Pakistan’s biggest real estate names and their projects that are ideal for future investment.   PFL – Contributing to Real Estate Development Drive Consistent shifts in real estate market trends bring...

How to Navigate a Competitive Rental Market

The imbalance between supply and demand in the real estate sector has reached its peak – there is an influx of buyers vying for the same property that is priced astronomically high. While the coronavirus pandemic did exacerbate the tight housing supply, the current frenzied market has been long-brewing owing to several factors. One of the major causes is the fact that demand has increased substantially due to the growing millennial market. While there are several ways to predict real estate trends, there can be sudden shifts that can change its course for months or even years. Hence, reversing such gaps can take time, making it even...

Top Sustainable Designs Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Many real estate investors are turning towards sustainable options for building materials, especially to raise the value of the property. Due to decreased operating and maintenance expenses, corporate tenants now also recognise the importance of green office buildings, a significant element in today’s competitive real estate market. Sustainable design takes advantage of technological advancements to provide less toxic building materials while ensuring highly efficient heating, ventilation, air-conditioning systems, energy-efficient electrical and water systems, and designs that take advantage of natural light, landscaping, and building orientation to improve energy and occupant efficiency. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, looks at sustainable designs used in commercial real estate across the globe.    Features of...

Top Apps Every Real Estate Agent Should Use

As a real estate agent, you are constantly on the go, from client meetings to listing presentations to open houses. You’re already using your smartphone to answer a number of calls, texts, and emails. So, make the most of it by using the best real estate agent apps. Some apps are designed specifically for real estate agents, while others are intended for anyone running a small business or trying to be more efficient with their workday. In any case, using these apps will help you become a better, more responsive agent who can meet your clients’ needs, close deals, and earn new business.   Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, takes...