Ghauri Town Islamabad is located in Zone IV of the city, accessible from the Main Lethrar Road and Islamabad Expressway. It is a project of Raja Ali Akbar and Chaudhary Abdur Rehman Company. Surrounded by housing societies like Koral Town, Fazaia Housing Colony, Madina Town and Gulzar-e-Quaid Housing Colony, the Ghauri Town Housing Society is majorly targeted at buyers from the mid-range income group.
Ghauri Town however has been operating without a No Objection Certificate (NOC) and is declared illegal by the Capital Development Authority (CDA). Owners of the housing scheme never obtained an NOC from the civic agency to pursue transaction of commercial and residential schemes. CDA has ask for an NOC and the housing scheme owners are busy dealing with.
Close by Islamabad Expressway, Ghauri Town is located at a prime location. Educational institutes are easily accessible. Airport Chowk, Koral Chowk, PWD, Park Road and Faizabad Interchange are within reach. Daily commute to the commercial hub of Rawalpindi and Islamabad takes no more than 40 minutes.
Ghauri Town Islamabad comprises of 8 Phases. Phases 1-5 of Ghauri Town are situated on both sides of the main road passing through Ghauri Town. Plots in Phase 6 of Ghauri Town have been merged with some plots as a part of Phase 5 and others into Phase 7 and so does not exist as separate entity.
First 5 phases of Ghauri Town have a fully operational commercial market in the vicinity features a variety of facilities including banks, restaurants and shops, making electricity, water supply, gas and basic life amenities available for all residents.
Phase 7 of the Ghauri Town, separate from other phases offers better infrastructure, wide roads as an ideal residential location and a place for commercial plots. A market in the locality of Phase 7 and 8 have already been planned and are undergoing rapid development. Availability of underground sewerage, public transport, town security, graveyard, recreational parks and mosques makes it an attractive residential place to live in.
Phase 8 of Ghauri Town is a development of great value situated near Islamabad Express Way. Only 2 km away from the Airport Chowk, this phase is attached to Ghauri Garden main road and Ghauri Town Phase 5. It is accessible from Gulberg Islamabad and Lehtrar Road is right next to it. Nearby housing societies like PWD Housing Scheme and commercial areas increase value in this phase. Phase 8 of Ghauri Town is developing fast with available amenities of electricity, water supply, underground sewerage system, public transport, security, mosques, parks, hospitals, roads and its own telecommunication infrastructure. The carpeting of roads is still underway and the gas supply issue remains therefore. The NOC approval from CDA is however still pending.
Saturated development in Phase 1, 2 and 3 have no more than 5 percent of plots left. 5 -10 marla residential plots in Phase 1 to 3 of Ghauri Town range from 45 lac-1 crore, however saturated. Whereas 5-10 marla commercial plots range from 1.5-2.5 crore. Similarly, 5-10 marla residential plots in Phase 4 and 5 ranges from 40-90 lac whereas commercial plots share a range of 2.5-3.5 crore.
5 marla residential Ghauri Town plots for sale in Phase 7 are affordable within a range of 17-30 lac. 4 marla plot cuttings for commercialization are available in a range of 60-75 lac. Houses for sale in Ghauri Town Phase 7 and 8 have affordable rates as compared to its neighbourhoods: Madina Town and Gulberg Green. As the neighbouring phases of Ghauri Town Phase 8 are all developed and equipped with all facilities, they have higher property rates as compared to Phase 8. Despite slower development work in Ghauri Town Phase 8, property buyers and investors foresee a rewarding investment. However, legal issues related to Phase 8 of Ghauri Town have slowed down processes for road carpeting, gas supply and other amenities.
Based on the development work in Ghauri Town Phase 7 and Ghauri Town Phase 8, property buyers and investors in terms of houses, plots and rental spaces foresee a rewarding investment. However, legality issues for Phase 8 of Ghauri Town have slowed down processes for road carpeting, gas supply and other amenities.
With people expecting affordable housing with accessibility to daily life amenities, Ghauri Town Islamabad could be a preferable choice.
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