High-rise buildings

RDA approves construction of 100ft buildings along G.T. Road

January 28, 2020

RAWALPINDI: The 46th meeting of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) governing body, chaired by Tariq Mehmood Murtaza approved the construction of 100 feet tall buildings along the G.T. Road. The approval for the construction of 100ft tall buildings has only been permitted on the G.T. Road, which will commence after the[...]
LDA to launch app for approval of building plans

LDA to launch app for approval of building plans

January 21, 2020

LAHORE: A mobile application developed by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) for swift approval of building plans is all set to launch shortly. According to LDA Director General Sumair Ahmad Syed, the application is part of the authority’s efforts to simplify relevant procedures in line with the World Bank’s Ease[...]
Compliance of building by-laws to help CDA raise Rs2.5bn

Compliance of building by-laws to help CDA raise Rs2.5bn

January 6, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Commercial areas located in the sectorial premises of Islamabad are slated to aid the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in generating about Rs2.5 billion through compliance of building by-laws. To that end, the Building Control Directorate-I conducted a comprehensive survey of the violations carried out by the commercial buildings in[...]

Open house for Imarat Builders Mall to be held on 30th Nov, 1st Dec

November 27, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Changing the dynamics of the real estate sector once again, Imarat Group of Companies is all set to host an open for Imarat Builders Mall. Located on the G.T. Road, the project of Imarat Group of Companies is marketed by Graana.com. Taking the opportunity to showcase what the people[...]
Nessaince: Islamabad's first taste of Florence

Naissance: Islamabad’s first taste of Florence

September 26, 2019

The era of rebirth sprouted the change in art, literature and architecture. The Renaissance was a period of creativity and liberty. The liberties taken with the contemporary practices of the Greeks and Romans introduced a whole new horizon, and Florence was the centre of it. The movement that originated in[...]
LDA approves new bu-laws for high-rises

LDA approves bylaws to promote high-rises in residential areas

September 13, 2019

LAHORE:        The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has approved and notified revised LDA Building and Zoning Regulations of 2019 (amended), which promote the construction of high-rises in residential areas.   Major Clauses of Building and Zoning Regulations 2019 (Amended) The apartment building will be allowed in the designated sites of[...]
Florence Galleria from Imarat Group of Companies

Florence Galleria – International Hotel & Luxury Mall

August 30, 2019

Pakistan has various architectural marvels that remind us of the grandeur of Islamic-Mughal architecture, impressionistic colonial styles and awe-inspiring post-colonial techniques of real estate development. However, as put by Kamil Khan Mumtaz, an eminent architect, our evolving experimentation in architecture has instead created confusion and chaos instead of constituting a[...]

Why do we need the signal-free Islamabad Expressway?

August 8, 2019

The signal-free, 8-Lane Islamabad Expressway is the most sought-after project for the daily commuters, residents and real estate customers of the twin cities. However, it seems that the wait for the completion of this project may not end in the near future. The federal government allocated just Rs450 million for[...]

Report on Islamabad master plan to be finalised in a month

August 7, 2019

Islamabad:      The commission formed to review the Islamabad master plan will be needed to prepare and submit the final report within a month, sources revealed. The body is entrusted with the task to propose solutions to issues like regularisation of unauthorised construction and slums. Additionally, the federal government has extended[...]

LDA approves construction of 40-storey hotel on Mall Road

August 6, 2019

Lahore:            The Governing Body of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) gave a green signal to the construction of a 40-storey (400 feet) hotel on the Mall Road of Lahore. However, the building plan will be approved in a high-level meeting chaired by the Chief Minister. It is the second high-rise building[...]