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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

Best Housing Societies Near Islamabad Airport

Are you looking to make an investment near Islamabad International Airport? If yes, then Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, shares the list of some of the best housing societies near Islamabad Airport.    Investing in Housing Societies Near Islamabad Airport According to different studies, the value of real estate near an airport reduces due to noise pollution. However, the case is different in Pakistan as most of the properties near an airport are actually more expensive – and sometimes even higher compared to other areas of the city.  Before the opening of Islamabad Airport, property prices were relatively low. But, after it became fully operational in 2018,  prices started to rise in...

LDA auctions 18 plots for Rs139,316mn

LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Wednesday auctioned off 18 of its commercial plots in various LDA-approved housing societies in the city, with the plots valued at Rs139.316 million in total. The auctioning ceremony was held at the LDA Community Centre, Garden Town. The civic agency’s major auctions were in the locality of Jubilee Town, where it sold six commercial plots. The authorities auctioned off plot number 804/10 block B for Rs9.932 million, plot number 633/5 block A for Rs9.473 million, plot number 762/3 block C for Rs5.970 million, plot number 762/2 block C for Rs5.510 million, plot number 629/6 block A for Rs5.274 million, and plot...

How to Calculate ROI in Real Estate

What is ROI? Requirements to Calculate ROI How to Calculate ROI? What is Good or Bad ROI? Factors Affecting Property’s ROI Value Ways to Increase ROI in Real Estate   Most investors do not know how to calculate ROI in real estate, and that is where they cannot assess the value of their property in the right ways. Real estate is considered to be one of the most profitable industries. It offers investments in several forms such as residential or commercial projects, retail offices, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and shareholding in properties. It provides investors with steady cash flows, long-term financial security, investment diversification, tax advantages, and, in most cases, higher return on investment...

Pakistan’s oil, food import bill surges to $28.14bn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s oil and food imports jumped to $28.14bn (an increase of 61.44pc) in the July-April period, as compared to $17.43bn in the corresponding period last year, largely due to increased global prices and the rupee’s free fall against the dollar.  The overall import bill increased to $72.29bn (by 44.51pc) in 10MFY22 against $50.02bn in the previous period. The share of these products also rose to 39pc.  The steady rise in the import bill in these sectors is leading to a trade deficit. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the import of oil increased to $19.69bn (over 99.14pc) in 10MFY22 from $9.88bn in the previous fiscal year. An...

How to Choose the Right Dining Table for Your Home?

A dining room is more than just a place to sit and eat, as it gives your family and friends the space to unwind and reconnect. With such importance attributed to this room, it is essential that its main element – a dining table – reflects the same significance. Your dining table should represent your unique vision for the room, something that is only possible through considering several factors before choosing the right table. It can be quite daunting for first-time homeowners to go through the process of sifting through several dining tables. To ease this predicament, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, features a complete guide on how to choose...

An Area Guide to F-7, Islamabad

One of the most posh and earliest developed sectors of Islamabad, F-7, is situated to the west of Sector F-6, close to the Pak Secretariat and PM House. This sector is ideally located next to Margalla Hills, Damn-e-Koh, and Faisal Avenue. Due to top-class security in the area, most foreigners and Politicians reside here. Because of its high value and proximity to the main areas in the city, it makes for one of the most elite sectors of Islamabad. The sector comes under the Capital Development Authority (CDA). F-7 Islamabad is divided into 4 sub-sectors; F-7/1, F-72, F-7/3, and F-7/4. The sector has a centralized commercial area commonly...

A Guide to Vehicle Taxes in Pakistan

The number of vehicles on roads is increasing year on year as auto-financing through banks has made owning a vehicle easier. The data shows that auto-financing in Pakistan had reached 353.64 billion PKR in November of 2021. Data shared by the All Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (APAMA) shows that vehicle sales have grown 96 percent in December 2021 when compared to December 2020. Therefore, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, takes a look at the tax on cars in Pakistan.   Taxes Applicable on Vehicles in Pakistan   (Source: Carinfo.app)   The following are some of the taxes charged on private and commercial vehicles in Pakistan: Income Tax Token Tax Withholding Tax Motor Tax Professional Tax   Income Tax on Cars...

Pakistan, World Bank sign $85mn housing finance project

ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday signed a housing finance project worth $85 million with the World Bank. The project aims to provide low-income households with affordable mortgages to increase home ownership. The Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Sardar Ayaz Sadiq oversaw the signing ceremony of the housing finance agreement at the Ministry of Economic Affairs Islamabad. Ministry of Economic Affairs Secretary Mian Asad Hayaud Din and World Bank Acting Country Director Gailius J. Draugelis inked the financial agreement, while a representative from the Pakistan Mortgage Refinance Company (PMRC) signed the project agreement. The Federal Minister stated that this event reflects the World Bank’s continued confidence in the government’s economic policies....

Best Investments in Lahore Under 5 Million Rupees

Super-volatile markets and double-digit inflation has forced people to look for investment opportunities to set themselves up for the upcoming economic crisis. While some options are risky and require large capital, there are also some affordable choices available. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, provides a list of the best investments in Lahore that are under 5 million rupees.   Best Investments in Lahore Keeping the current financial crisis in mind, the following are some of the best real estate investment options available in Lahore.     DHA Lahore   Source: Pinterest Defence Housing Authority has a reputation for developing ultra-modern residential communities in all major cities of Pakistan. One such housing project from Defence Housing Authority...

A Comprehensive Guide to Door Locks

Jump over to the information you’re looking for door locks. Types of Door Locks Important Considerations for Door Locks When it comes to home security, most of us think about alarm systems. However, there are other protection measures that are usually less expensive and just as effective. One such option is to install good-quality door locks. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has discussed different types of locks and some important considerations when deciding which one to choose.   Types of Door Locks   (source: pixabay)   There are many different types of door locks available in the market today and it can be tough to decide which type of lock is best for your home. You need...