Infrastructure

Islamabad International Airport: Features and Facilities

April 6, 2022

Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan is the entry point of not only diplomats and foreign representatives but also a great number of tourists. However, the capital city did not have a dedicated airport until recent years. A portion of the Chaklala airbase was used to provide air travel facilities to[...]

Popular Roads in Islamabad: Facts, Routes & More

March 21, 2022

Pakistan’s cosmopolitan capital has a well-defined master plan that inhibits corporate buildings, headquarters, government offices, commercial and residential spaces. Adjourning these urban developments and areas around the city, there comes the need to route the traffic accordingly to keep the city running smoothly. For the convenience of residents of the[...]
transferring property guide in Pakistan

The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for Selling and Transferring Property in Pakistan

March 1, 2022

Selling and buying property in Pakistan is a regular occurrence in the country, where hundreds and thousands of people sell and transfer property. For those familiar with the process, the transferring procedure might just be a piece of cake. But for people who are new and confused about where to[...]

Here’s Why Badshahi Mosque is a Wonder of Pakistan

February 19, 2022

Singing tales of the glorious Mughal era, Badshahi Mosque Lahore - a wonder of Pakistan, serves as a landmark even after 351 years.  Welcoming the general public from 8 am to 8 pm, which is the timing of Badshahi Mosque, this marvel located in the glorious ‘androon Lahore’ remains one[...]

Importance of Environmental Impact Assessment in Real Estate

February 14, 2022

Introduction Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a detailed report conducted to prevent environmental hazards before constructing a real estate project. UNEP defines EIA as the tool used to identify the environmental, social, and economic impacts prior to decision-making. Using EIA can achieve social and economic benefits, for instance, reduced cost[...]

ECC approves sovereign assurance of Rs6.94bn for Sialkot-Kharian Motorway

February 10, 2022

ISLAMABAD: A sovereign guarantee of Rs6.94 billion for constructing the Sialkot-Kharian Motorway project worth Rs43.3 billion has been approved by the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC). The construction of Sialkot (Sambrial) - Kharian Motorway has been approved on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BoT) basis by the Executive Committee of the[...]

Importance of good quality materials in construction industry

February 9, 2022

The foundation of every construction project is 'Quality' - which every investor looks for against the value of their money. The projects are evaluated based on the level of quality promised and delivered.  Good construction projects always utilise high-quality materials, ensuring resilient, long-lasting constructions that can withstand environmental calamities -[...]

The Significance of Structural Engineering in Construction Industry

February 2, 2022

While observing the mammoth-sized buildings and the marvels of architecture, one thing that compels us to ponder and praise such structures is their strength and the ability to withstand the exogenous climate factors. The secret to such stability and resilience is the structural engineering that ensures that the complex structures[...]

The Need for Digital Property Verification System in Pakistan

February 1, 2022

Introduction The advent of digitisation has revolutionised the core values of the real estate industry through fast-paced technologies like proptech, contech, and fintech. Pakistan is no exception to the rapidly digitising world. With a booming real estate industry, real estate assets amass 60 to 70 % of the country’s total[...]

CDA to amend laws allowing land acquisition at market rate

February 1, 2022

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has formed a nine-member committee headed by CDA member estate Naveed Ilahi to amend CDA’s Ordinance 1960 to allow land acquisition at market rate. The other members of the committee comprise Deputy-Commissioner CDA, Director-General (law), Director of Urban Planning, Director Master Plan, Director Regional[...]