An Area Guide to Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi

Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Gulshan-e-Iqbal is one of the most important boroughs in the northeastern part of Karachi. Established in 2001 as part of the ‘Local Government Ordinance’, the town was subdivided into 11 union councils. 

Located on the easter side of Pakistan’s major port city, Gulshan-e-Iqbal is bordered by the Faisal and Malir Cantt to the east, Liaquatabad and Gulberg to the west, Gadap Town to the north, and Jamshed Town to the southwest.

Due to its large land area, Gulshan-e-Iqbal is divided into 19 blocks, making it one of the largest towns in the city. The town is home to more than a million people who enjoy a very diverse lifestyle and observe a cultural mix.

Attractions in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Gulshan e Iqbal is home to the main campus of the University of Karachi, the office of the Attorney General of Sindh, and the city district of the Government of Karachi. There are also many amusement parks situated in the town, including Safari Park, Aladdin Park, Askari Park, and Aziz Bhatti Park.

Restaurants in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

In Gulshan-e-Iqbal, there are many available options for eating and munching. There are many Pakistani, Indian and fast food restaurants serving delicious cuisines. 

Some of the most popular restaurants in Gulshan-e-Iqbal include:

  • Royal Taj Restaurant
  • Sizzlerz Cafe
  • Noorani Restaurant
  • Broadway Pizza
  • Usmania Restaurant
  • Food Break
  • Waheed Kabab House

Educational Institutes in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

When it comes to educational opportunities, Gulshan-e-Iqbal stands out among the city’s other neighbourhoods. The area is home to a slew of well-known schools, colleges, and institutions, forming an educational hotspot. The City School, Beaconhouse School, Dar-e-Arqam, Happy Home High School, and Happy Palace Grammar School are some of the most well-known schools in the neighbourhood. St. Gregory’s High School, Programmer Girls School, and Vaila’s School are popular schools in the area for children with special needs. There are some of the best universities in the area for higher education, and they are well-known for their high-quality material.

Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Bahria Foundation College, Hashmat College of Education, Beaconhouse College, and more colleges are among them. These are the greatest intermediate colleges in Gulshan. Institutes such as Usman Institute of Technology, Aligarh Institute of Technology, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, and Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering provide specialised education. 

Apart from schools and colleges, the neighbourhood is home to some of Pakistan’s top universities, including Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, FUUAST, The University of Karachi, NED University, and Habib University.

Hospitals/Clinics in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

There are several hospitals and clinics located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal. The availability of these medical facilities is convenient for people who live or work in the area. Some of the hospitals and clinics in the town include:

  • Rida Medical Centre
  • Rajput General Hospital
  • Health Icon Medical & Diagnostic Centre
  • Ma-Ayesha Clinic
  • Taj Consultant Clinic
  • M. RAB Medical Centre

Transport in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Commuting choices for people living in Gulshan-e-Iqbal are numerous. It’s preferable if you have your own vehicle. Even if you don’t have your own car, there’s no need to be concerned because moving around in this area is as easy as eating peanuts. In this location, Uber, Careem, and other cab-hailing services offer a large number of pickup spots. Aside from that, many bus stops such as  Nipa Chowrangi Bus Stop, Expo Centre Bus Stop, Sir Syed Bus Stop, Urdu University Bus Stop, Gulshan Chowrangi Bus Stop, Essa Nagri Bus Stop, Hassan Square Bus Stop, and Resham Bus Stop make it easy to get throughout the city.

Price Trends in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Whether you are looking an apartment for rent, commercial plots or a house for rent in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi, you will find plenty of options to choose from. Following are the tables that enlist the price trends in this neighbourhood.

Block 1, 2, 3, 4

Residential Plots

Size Avg Sale Price
120 2.2 Crores
240 4.7 Crores
400 5.2 Crores
600 8 Crores
1000 10 Crores
1500 16 Crores

Commercial Plots

Size Avg Sale Price
80 1.4 to 1.6 crore
400 10 to 14 crore
1000 12 to 16 crore
2420 30 to 50 crore

 

Residential Built-Up Properties in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

House

Following table enlists the average sale prices of houses for sale in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.

Size Avg Sale Price
120 2.5 Crores
240 5.5 Crores
400 7 Crores
600 9.5 Crores
1000 14 Crores
1500 19 Crores
Apartment

Following table enlists the average sale prices of flats for sale in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.

Size Avg Sale Price
650 50 to 65 Lacs
1000 90 to 125 Crores
1300 1.35 to 175 Crores

 

Commercial Built-Up Properties in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Subtype Size Avg Sale Price
Shops 100 to 2500 30 Lac to 7.5 Crores
Offices 1000 to 5000 50 Lacs to 8 Crores
School 1000 to 1500 15 Crores to 22 Crores
Hospital 1000 to 1500 16 Crores to 22 Crores
Banquet 600 to 2000 18 Crores to 30 Crores

Block 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Residential Plots

Size Avg Sale Price
120 2 Crores
240 4.5 Crores
400 5.5 Crores
600 8 Crores
1000 10 Crores
1500 16 Crores

Commercial Plots

Size Avg Sale Price
80 1.5 to 1.75 crore
400 12 to 18 crore
1000 10 to 14 crore
2420 30 to 50 crore

Residential Built-Up Properties in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

House
Size Avg Sale Price
120 25000000
240 55000000
400 70000000
600 95000000
1000 140000000
1500 190000000
Apartment
Size Avg Sale Price
650 Sqft 50 to 65 lac
1000 Sqft 90 to 125 crore
1300 Sqft 1.35 to 175 crore
2000 Sqft 1.75 to 2.25 crore

Commercial Built-Up Properties in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

 

Subtype Size Avg Sale Price
Shops 100 to 2500 Sqft 30 Lac to 7.5 crore
Offices 1000 to 5000 Sqft 50 lac to 8 crore
School 1000 to 1500 Sq yds 15 crore to 22 crore
Hospital 1000 to 1500 Sq yds 16 to 22 crore
Banquet 600 to 2000 Sq yds 18 crore to 30 crore

Apart from the plots and built-up properties for sale, you will also find budget-friendly options for the apartments for rent in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi.

About Arslan Siddiqui

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *