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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

The Predicament of Katchi Abadis – Mehrabadi; A Case Study

In Pakistan, about 40.1% of the population lives in urban slums. In Islamabad, there are a total of sixty-three slums in 20 out of 26 union councils in the city, according to a 2017 national census conducted by UNICEF. The census further revealed that; Out of the total 1 million residents in Islamabad, 38% reside in slums or underserved areas. 3% of these slum dwellers have migrated from different country regions or are temporarily displaced, while 8% stem from various nationalities. 38% of the houses in these slums are made out of non-concrete material, also known as Kachi Abadis. 73% of the slums do not receive any water supply. 75% lack a...

DC Multan launches crackdown against illegal commercial buildings

MULTAN: While presiding over a meeting of the District Planning & Design Committee (DP&DC), Deputy Commissioner Ali Shahzad has ordered a crackdown against illegal commercial buildings without maps. The building projects found in violation will be issued Non-Objection Certificates (NOCs). In a bid to promote commercial activities, the Multan Development Authority (MDA), Municipal Corporation and other relevant departments were asked to devise a joint strategy. The meeting further discussed various commercial buildings, industrial parks and road projects and approved to launch and rehabilitation of multiple projects.    For news and blogs, visit Graana.com.      ...

اسٹیٹ بینک کا ترسیلات کے لیے موبائل ایپ لانچ کرنے کا فیصلہ

اسلام آباد: کابینہ کی اقتصادی رابطہ کمیٹی (ای سی سی) نے ترسیلات زر بڑھانے کے لیے موبائل ایپ متعارف کرنے کی منظوری دیدی ہے۔ یہ بھی فیصلہ کیا گیا ہے کہ نیشنل ریمٹنس لائلٹی پروگرام کے تحت اوورسیز پاکستانیوں کو مراعات دی جائیں گی۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق اسٹیٹ بینک اکتوبر کے آخر تک اِس ایپ کو جاری کرے گا۔ ای سی سی کا اجلاس وزیر خزانہ شوکت ترین کی زیر صدارت ہوا جس میں نیشنل ریمٹنس لائلٹی پروگرام کے مالی اثرات اور اسٹرکچر کی جانچ کی گئی۔ پروگرام کے مطابق اورسیز پاکستانیوں کے لیے اکتوبر کے آخر تک موبائل ایپ متعارف کروائی جائے گی جس کا مقصد ترسیلات زر کو فروغ...

گلگت بلتستان کی ترقی اولین ترجیح، وزیرِ خزانہ

اسلام آباد: وزیرِ خزانہ شوکت ترین کا کہنا ہے کہ گلگت بلتستان کی ترقی حکومت کی اولین ترجیح ہے۔ وہ بدھ کے روز قومی اقتصادی کونسل کی ایگزیکیٹیو کمیٹی کے ایک اجلاس کی صدارت کررہے تھے۔ میٹنگ میں وفاقی وزیرِ پلاننگ و منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر نے عطاآباد جھیل پر بننے والے ہائیڈرو پاور پراجیکٹ پر بریفنگ دی۔ یہ منصوبہ 25.4 ارب کی لاگت سے تعمیر کیا جا رہا ہے اور اس منصوبے سے 54 میگاواٹ بجلی پیدا ہوگی۔ اِس منصوبے سے وادئ ہنزہ میں بجلی کی فراہمی یقینی بنائی جائیگی جس سے علاقے میں خوشحالی کی نئی راہیں متعین ہوں گی۔ مزید خبروں اور اپڈیٹس کے لیے وزٹ کیجئے گرانہ بلاگ۔ ...

ایجنسی 21 نے وسیم اکرم کو بطور برانڈ ایمبیسیڈر سائن کرلیا

صفِ اول کی ریئل اسٹیٹ کمپنی، ایجنسی 21 انٹرنیشنل نے پاکستان کے مشہور کرکٹر وسیم اکرم کو بطور برانڈ ایمبیسیڈر نامزد کردیا۔ اس ضمن میں ایک تقریب کا انعقاد کیا گیا جس سے اظہارِ خیال کرتے ہوئے وسیم اکرم کا کہنا تھا کہ ایجنسی 21 کا برانڈ ایمبیسیڈر بننا اُن کے لیے باعثِ فخر و اطمینان ہے۔ اس موقع پر ڈائریکٹر ایجنسی 21 شرجیل اے احمر کا کہنا تھا کہ وہ مُلکی ریئل اسٹیٹ سیکٹر کی تبدیلی کے اس سفر میں وسیم اکرم کو ایجنسی 21 میں خوش آمدید کہتے ہیں۔ اس سائننگ کا مقصد ریئل اسٹیٹ سیکٹر میں ایجنسی 21 کی خدمات کو عوام کے سامنے بہتر انداز میں...

SBP set to introduce mobile app to reward remittance transactions

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin announced today that a mobile application named National Remittance Loyalty Program (NRLP), will be launched to incentivise the overseas Pakistanis.  The announcement was made in a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet which was chaired by the Finance Minister. The Secretary Finance made a presentation to the NRLP highlighting the importance of remittances for the economy.  The application is set to formally launch at the end of October 2021 in a bid to encourage overseas Pakistanis to send their hard-earned money through proper and formal channels.  According to details, the application will be based on a system...

Rules for Successful Investing in Real Estate

Introduction Investing in real estate can require multiple steps that are necessary to make an informed decision. From educating oneself to setting investment goals, real estate investing can be a rewarding task if done correctly. Market state, real estate cycles, speculation, cash flows, diversity, leverage, control and capital, are some of the factors which need to be considered before making any investment in real estate (WCI, 2020). To a new investor, these considerations might well be overwhelming; however, knowing strategies for investing according to certain parameters can define the outcome between profit or loss. Real estate is a challenging business that requires knowledge, talent, organisation, networking, and perseverance....

Agency21 International welcomes Wasim Akram as its Brand Ambassador

One of Pakistan’s leading real estate agencies – Agency21 International, partners with Wasim Akram, signing him as its official brand ambassador. “I welcome Mr. Wasim Akram onboard and look forward as we work together to bring a sustainable change for the prosperity of this sector,” said Director Agency21 Mr. Sharjeel A. Ehmer.  While addressing the ceremony, the sportsman turned celebrity Mr. Wasim Akram expressed his delight in joining Agency21 International’s journey to alter the real estate image in Pakistan by providing unprecedented services in this sector.  A subsidiary of the Imarat Group of Companies – Agency 21 International was launched with a mission to change the real estate image, entering...

The Dilemma of Kachi Abadis in Pakistan

According to the World Bank’s development indicators, in Pakistan, 40.1% of its population was reported to reside in slum areas as of 2018.  The word ‘Kachi Abadi’, also known as ‘slums’, can be associated with three types of settlements; slums, informal settlements, and squatter settlements.  The only difference between these terms exists based on the lack of specific properties; A ‘squatter settlement’ lacks a proper land tenure.  An ‘informal settlement’ lacks ‘formal’ control of land use and planning. The most widely used term, ‘slum’, lacks basic resources of life. The Abadis are a common sight in the urban cities of Pakistan, brimming with poverty and lack of basic resources. The world’s largest...

Major developments and improvements in RE in 2021

Real estate is one of the best investment opportunities in Pakistan. Apart from its future prospects, real estate is also one of the best ways to secure your hard-earned money in the short run. Before investing in real estate, it is crucial to understand the real estate market and how it works. In this blog, we bring you major developments and improvements in real estate in 2021.   Online platforms: With the advancements in science and technology, the mode of doing business is changing by leaps and bounds. Like other major industries, the real estate industry is also evolving and improving quickly.  In previous years, real estate was limited to traditional real...