The Islamabad Expressway in the capital city provides easy access to people living in the twin cities. This 28-kilometre-long road connects the federal capital with National Highway N5 to Rawat – due to which many high-end residential and commercial real estate projects have been launched in the area.
To provide details about these real estate projects, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, highlights some of the top investment opportunities near the Islamabad Expressway.
Investment Opportunities Around Islamabad Expressway
There are many luxury housing and commercial projects developed near the Islamabad Expressway. However, not all of them are offering better returns on investment.
In order to provide convenience, we have shared a list of some of the most lucrative investment opportunities near Islamabad Expressway.
IMARAT Residences is a flagship project of the IMARAT Group of Companies. Located on the Islamabad Expressway, this smart housing project will offer a wide range of amenities and facilities to residents in a micro-apartment model.
Located in a prime area, IMARAT Residences is set to redefine luxury living for people of the twin cities.
These luxury apartments will have state-of-the-art facilities including infinity pools, lush green gardens, business cafes, etc. This project will be powered by smart technology as it will provide an affordable and sustainable lifestyle to the residents.
This CDA-approved smart living project is just a 10-minute drive away from Zero Point Islamabad, which makes it quite accessible for people living in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
These apartments will have many modern amenities that are mentioned below.
- Infinity edge pool
- Lush green gardens
- Business cafes
- Harley Centre
- Movie theatre
- Children’s play area
These complexes will be constructed in the IMARAT Business District, which is home to all the commercial activities in the area. IMARAT Group, a leader in the industry, is offering 1, 2 and 3-bed apartments in this luxury real estate project.
These are available in the price range of PKR 79 lacs to 2.1 crores. The prices vary according to the size and view of the apartment. For your convenience, we have shared the prices of some of them below.
Price of Apartments
|Apartment Type||Floor and Size||Price (PKR)|
|Studio (Pool view)||12th floor, 562 sq.ft||79.13 lacs|
|1-bed (Margalla view)||1st floor, 885 sq.ft||1.09 crore|
|2-bed (Pool view)||4th floor, 1509 sq.ft||1.69 crore|
|3-bed (Margalla view corner)||6th floor, 2005 sq.ft||2.1 crore|
For updated prices of these apartments, visit Graana.com.
Mall of Arabia
In line with its mission to deliver innovative residential and commercial projects, IMARAT Group is developing Pakistan’s first Arabian-themed mall, Mall of Arabia. This landmark project in the twin cities is a mixture of Arabian and Moroccan architecture that highlights our connection with the Arab world.
It is located on Islamabad Expressway, opposite PWD, and near some well-developed housing societies like Bahria Town and Gulberg Greens.
In order to cater to everyone’s needs, Mall of Arabia will have an extensive range of retail outlets of local and international brands. Besides these, the mall will also have a food court, cinema, office spaces, and kids’ play area.
Some of the amenities that differentiate this mall from others are listed below.
- Luxury hotel on the top floor
- Arabian-themed food court
- Entertainment hub with cinema and children’s play area
- Wellness club with state-of-the-art fitness facilities
- Office spaces for small and medium enterprises
With world-class amenities and exquisite architecture, the Mall of Arabia is a great investment opportunity in the twin cities.
The shops in this mall are available in the price range of PKR 36 lacs to 3.63 crores. However, these may vary according to size and the floor they are located on.
To get the prices of all these shops, visit Graana.com.
Gulberg Greens is another housing project located near the Islamabad Expressway and, hence, has easy access to both Rawalpindi and Islamabad. This residential community is just a 10-minute drive away from Zero Point and a 14-minute drive away from the Aabpara market.
Apart from easy accessibility, the housing society has all the modern features and amenities that people usually look for in a society.
For your convenience, we have listed some of them below.
- Well-carpeted roads
- Well-maintained green spaces
- Gated community
- Underground supply of electricity
- Shopping malls
- Quality healthcare centres and educational institutes
- 220-feet main boulevard
- Parks and jogging tracks
- Solar-powered street lights
In Gulberg Greens Islamabad, you will find various residential, commercial plots, and farmhouses. The farmhouses in the area are available in different sizes such as 4, 5, and 10 kanal, all available at varying prices. For instance, the price of a 4 kanal farmhouse in a developed area is available in the price range of PKR 7 to 8 crores.
If you’re interested in buying residential plots, they are available in various sizes like 5, 7, 10 marla and 1, 2 kanal. The price of a 5-marla plot in the area that is yet to be developed is available in the price range of PKR 27 to 28 lacs.
Considering the prices in other housing societies in Islamabad, the prices of plots are quite reasonable in Gulberg Greens. In many modern housing societies like Top-City 1, the price of a 5-marla plot is around 50 to 60 lacs, which is quite high. So, considering the difference, Gulberg Greens is a lucrative investment option for people living in the twin cities.
Real estate projects around the Islamabad Expressway have great investment potential as they can offer better returns than properties in other areas.
Also, as expansion work on the Islamabad Expressway is set to start, the prices of nearby properties are expected to increase. This is why it is the best time to invest in any of the projects mentioned above.
To know more about investment opportunities in Islamabad, visit the Graana blog.