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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

PTA bans SMS marketing of illegal housing societies in Lahore

LAHORE: SMS marketing of illegal housing schemes located in Lahore has been banned by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). As per the letter written by PTA’s Director Numbering, the mobile phone operators were directed to stop providing SMS facilities to the illegal housing schemes in Lahore. Moreover, they were given instructions to not allow SMS marketing in future to these illegal societies. Furthermore, the letter stated that these societies are completely banned to advertise in electronic and print media. CMOs were asked to ban the SMS marketing of illegal housing schemes in Lahore as per the orders of the Honorable Lahore High Court. Mobile phone operators are obliged to...

The 13 Gates of Lahore: History & Significance

The rich architectural heritage of Pakistan is particularly reflected in the famous Walled City of Lahore (also known as the Old City). Its origin lies in the ancient history of the Indo-Pak subcontinent. As suggested by its name, a wall of 30 feet was constructed to guard the city, with the famous thirteen gates of Lahore marking its entrance and exit points.  The bustling life within the walls, the narrow alleyways tucked between the streets of the historic district, the iconic buildings situated inside, and the ornate gates decorating the Old City – each has a story to tell of its glorious past. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, highlights...

Islamabad International Airport: Features and Facilities

Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan is the entry point of not only diplomats and foreign representatives but also a great number of tourists. However, the capital city did not have a dedicated airport until recent years. A portion of the Chaklala airbase was used to provide air travel facilities to foreigners and residents of not only Islamabad but also Rawalpindi and the surrounding Potohar region. Several structural and design changes were made to Chaklala in order to accommodate the growing number of passengers. As the number of domestic and international travellers rose, the small terminal became insufficient to handle the load. In 2007, the former prime minister of Pakistan,...

Pros and Cons of Living in a Duplex

Buying a duplex home is an option that many people do not consider when looking at real estate options, especially first-time homeowners. However, these duplex houses are actually a smart investment choice that can prove to be beneficial for you in the future. Of course, like any real estate investment, you need to have a solid knowledge about what works and what doesn’t. To make matters easy for you, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has listed the pros and cons of living in a duplex.    What Is a Duplex House?   (Source: Pinterest)   A duplex is a multi-storey house with two attached living units in the same building. They are either...

Gulistan-e-Johar Karachi: A Perfect Residential Area

Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar is one of the busiest areas in Pakistan. Because of its metropolitan significance, people from all over the country move to the city to explore job and business opportunities, hence increasing the demand for residential units. For such people, whilst searching for a good house to rent, Gulistan-e-Johar is one of the perfect residential areas. Moreover, it is a huge urban residential locality that lies on the eastern side of the city. The prime location of the area, along with the amenities provided, makes it one of the top neighbourhoods of Karachi. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal collected the data on Gulistan-e-Johar and compiled a list of all...

Islamic Law for Property Distribution

Property is one matter that Islam has touched upon in detail, and explicit guidance has been given about distribution of property in the Quran. It is the obligation of Muslims that the property is distributed according to the given laws. Following the commandments ensures that an individual cannot favour one over the other. Graana.com, Pakistan’s first online real estate marketplace, has compiled this guide to understand the Islamic law on distribution of property.   Heirs of Property in Islam   (Source: Pinterest) Firstly, it is important to understand who are heirs to the property. According to the Sharia, primary heirs to the property are those who are never totally excluded from the share...

Model Town Lahore: Perks and Amenities

Model Town Lahore is always a popular choice when it comes to choosing a place to live. This locality is adored by all Lahoris for its amenities and accessibility. Being one of the richest areas of the city, this neighbourhood is popular for its parks and greenery that increase the value of the area. If you’re looking to purchase a house amongst posh localities of Lahore, Model Town is a great option to consider. This area provides its residents with amazing perks and facilities that add value to life here. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal has compiled a list of all the unparalleled facilities that make Model Town Lahore an...

Why You Should Invest in DHA 2, Islamabad

Buying real estate in DHA Phase 2 Islamabad can be both satisfying and lucrative as it offers all the basic utilities and world-class amenities to the people of the twin cities. This modern-day housing society comes under the administration of the Defense Housing Authority, which is one of the trusted names in the real estate world.  DHA Islamabad has a total of 6 phases, all of which are designed according to modern urban planning. It is located in zone V of Islamabad and is situated between the Islamabad Expressway and Grand Trunk Road. All the phases of society offer a secure environment and modern amenities to homebuyers. However, DHA phase...

A Guide on How to Use Textured Glass

Glass is one of the few materials that is not only flexible (i.e. easy to work with) but also aids in improving the aesthetics of a house. Textured glass panes come in a variety of designs. This form of glass, also known as patterned glass or decorative glass panes, is often created by laying a smooth sheet of glass over a textured mould and heating the glass at high temperatures in a kiln. The heat melts the glass sheet onto the mould and, when it cools, the glass has a rough surface on one side. Given its properties, the glass can be used for aesthetic purposes as well...

All you need to know about Smart Home Automation

Smart home automation is a relatively new technology that has been gaining traction recently. Many people are jumping on the bandwagon because of the technology’s wide range of applications. Home automation, often known as “Smart Home Technology,” is when technology is used to automate your home. It is basically the control of all technological gadgets in your house. Due to advancements like IoT, all technological gadgets can be operated from afar. You just need to be well informed with all you need to know about smart home automation. AI-enabled devices can trigger one another using home automation, so you don’t have to control them manually. Through the Internet...