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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

Sheesh Mahal | Why is it a wonder?

Sheesh Mahal – The palace of the mirrors or Crystal Palace, located at Shah Burj block in the Lahore Fort’s northern-western corner, is a testimonial of extravagant art and magnificence. It was built between 1631 and 1632 during the time of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The structure exhibits Shah Jahani choice and style in every aspect. Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh subsequently made the additional extensions. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981 as part of the larger Lahore Fort Complex. It is known as the “jewel in the Fort’s crown” since it is one of the 21 monuments built by successive Mughal kings inside...

How to Check the Federal Government Employees Housing Authority List

The government of Pakistan has launched several initiatives over the years to facilitate federal government employees. One such perquisite is the Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA). The authority is responsible for introducing new housing schemes in the capital and allocating a quota for government employees. However, accessing the FGEHA list can be a hassle if you’re not familiar with the procedure. To ease the process, Graana.com features a guide on how to check the Federal Government Employees Housing Authority list.   A little about the FGEHA   Source: FGEHA   The Federal Government Employees Housing Authority was established in 2019 under the ordinance of the President of Pakistan. The objective behind creating this...

Top Places to Visit in Swat

Swat, the beautiful valley of landscapes and greenery is one of Pakistan’s most famous tourist attractions. Some of the best places to visit in Swat are enriched with mesmerizing views of the mountains, the gush of the river, and waterfalls that intrigues the interest of tourists from all over the country. Located in the Malakand province, KPK, Swat Valley remains among the top holiday destinations for couples and foreigners alike, who want to spend time with the scenic beauty around them.   The largest city in Swat is Mingora, which is just a 4-hour drive from Peshawar. This beautiful land is also known as the ‘City of Valleys’ with...

NCC holds meeting on housing and development

ISLAMABAD: The 136th meeting of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) on housing Construction and Development was held to analyse provinces’ construction activities and development activities. All four provinces briefed and discussed approvals of construction projects and the number of residential properties being built. Provincial officials also provided information on master planning for different cities that are settled, unsettled, or newly unified cities. The conference was attended by the Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority, Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder (Retd), HI (M) and followed by officials from the Ministries of Housing and Works, Planning, Development & Special Initiative, Finance, Law, and Justice, Survey of Pakistan, FBR, CDA as...

World Bank Estimates Capacity of Punjab’s Real Estate to Generate Rs400 Billion in Tax Revenue

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CDWP approves projects worth Rs49.65bn

ISLAMABAD: In a meeting of the Planning Commission’s Central Development Working Party (CDWP) presided over by Deputy Chairman Dr. Jahanzeb Khan, various development schemes were approved at a cost of Rs49.65 billion. The approved projects include the establishment of the Mangi Dam in Quetta, remodelling and expansion of the Chitral-Booni-Mastuj-Shandur road and procuring 25 shunting diesel-electric locomotives.  In addition, the committee also discussed the budget for the development and expansion of the Chitral-Booni-Mastuj-Shandur road project – shared by Chairman NHA. As per plan, the project will be completed in four phases. Under the first phase, Chitral Town will witness up-gradation and extension of road infrastructure. While the roadway would be...

10 Interior Designers in Lahore to Revamp your Home

When it comes to home decor and interior settings, interior designers have just that magic touch that can make your home get that ‘wow’ factor. Be it a studio, an office, a home, a restaurant, a salon, or any space that requires aesthetic decor to make it stand out, interior designers play a huge role in that.  Interior Designers have the capability and professionalism to research the cuts and corners of the house, what shades the client wants, what contrasts would look better, the size of the space, what overall vibe would be best for a space, and what exactly the client wants. All this comes under the...

Check Land Records Online | A step by step guide

With the age of digitisation catching up to the real estate industry, the government has finally introduced E-governance in its land reforms. Replacing the traditional record-keeping methods, the provincial governments launched e-portals to facilitate citizens in verifying and double-checking land records. This is a major step forward in the right direction for the country, as citizens can now access land records anytime, anywhere, without any hassle. To further ease the process, Graana.com features a step-by-step guide for checking land records online.   What are Land Records?   Source: EnvatoElements   A land record is a legally binding document that signifies ownership of a specific piece of land. Land records have been in place for...

All About Property Mutation in Pakistan

Once you have completed all the formalities of a real estate transaction, the next and final step is to register the said property under your name to make it official in government records. This is known as the mutation of a property. It refers to the entire process in which the title of ownership of a property is transferred to another person. Simply put, it is the title deed (also called a conveyance deed) needed to have the property under your name. Graana has compiled all the basic details that you need to know regarding the property mutation process.   When do you need a mutation certificate?   When you buy a...

Provincial govt. launches development projects in Karachi

KARACHI: To improve infrastructure, the provincial government launched several development projects across the city – including Central, West, Lyari of South and Keamari. The approved projects include the dualisation of Hawksbay Road, including rehabilitation of the existing 5.59km carriageway from Machhli Chowk to the KANUPP project worth Rs840 million. The project is scheduled to be completed by December 2022. The two other projects approved include the construction of road from Sher Shah Chowk to Mirza Adam Khan Road intersectbuildingtruction of storm-water drain worth Rs439.680 million. Under another scheme approved, three roads – 1.75km Tannery Road (26 to 30 ft. long dual track, with a stormwater drain on both sides), 2.5km...