Gulberg Islamabad - A 2020 Investment Perspective

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Suneela John

Jan 8, 2020

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Gulberg Islamabad is one of the newest housing projects in Islamabad. While there is a rise in the investment in real estate in Pakistan, people are curious about it and whether it is a good investment option.

This blog answers all of these queries.

1. Gulberg Islamabad

A luxurious city in the making, Gulberg Islamabad is the brainchild of the Intelligence Bureau Employees Cooperative Housing Society. It is a welfare trust that is actively involved in working towards offering shelter options to the IB employees.

As for the management committee, it comprises the in-service IB employees only. 

IBECHS is a trusted name and they have a number of housing projects on their credit. It is no less than a complement for the towering city as it is located on a prime location and the construction has every amenities like schools, shopping malls, high-end shopping malls, colleges, and universities.

Since it aims to be a city within the city, it will have every facility that you need to have a happy and comfortable life.

The project is surrounded by a scenic view and the infrastructure is smart, contemporary and sustainable and stands as a promise of prosperous, safe and luxurious life.

2. Gulberg Islamabad Residential Projects

Gulberg Islamabad has multiple residential and commercial projects. These projects will fulfill various business and lifestyle needs. As mentioned before, Gulberg Islamabad is on its way to becoming a city within a city, it has everything that you need to have a comfortable and luxurious life.

2.1. Gulberg Greens

Gulberg Greens is located in the CDA Zone 4, Islamabad and is based in farmhouses. These farmhouses offer and provide a luxurious and high standard of living and are ideal for those who want to live away from the hustle and bustle of the main city.

The Gulberg Greens farmhouses are ranging from 4, 5 and 10 Kanal of plots. The area is divided into six main blocks;

  • Executive Block
  • A-Block
  • B-Block
  • C-Block
  • D-Block 
  • E-Blocks

Other than this, Gulberg Greens consists of three of the Gulberg Islamabad commercial centers including Civic Center, Business Square, Business Park, and Blue Area has both Greens and Residencia shares.

2.1.1. Pricing of Gulberg Greens Farm Houses

Below are the masterplan and pricing table of the Gulberg Greens farmhouses. However, contact them in person to have further and complete details.


Kanal

Jasmine Enclave - 4 Kanal Farmhouse

Rose Enclave - 5 Kanal Farmhouse

Tulip Enclave - 10 Kanal Farmhouse

Area

2400 

2yd. (*approx)

PKR 28 – 49  Million

3000 

2yd. (*approx)

PKR 37 – 65 Million

6000 

2yd. (*approx)

PKR 65 – 160 Million

Price

2400 

2yd. (*approx)

PKR 28 – 49  Million

3000 

2yd. (*approx)

PKR 37 – 65 Million

6000 

2yd. (*approx)

PKR 65 – 160 Million

2.2. Gulberg Residencia

Similar to Gulberg Greens that is aimed at offering a clean and green countryside style lifestyle, Gulberg Residencia is designed while keeping the basic life necessities of the residents at the base of it.

It has impressive greenery that is maintained by the project’s staff. All the greenery provides the area, a serene, beautiful and clean look that is sure to give you a refreshing look and feel.

When booking a plot in Gulberg Residencia, you will have multiple options like apartments, garden homes, and spacious penthouses. The housing society offers and provides a healthy and affordable living option to families that are looking for a clean and green residence.


The area includes D Markaz, a commercial area and a number of high quality and international educational institutes have booked their plots in Gulberg Islamabad.

It has a well-built and agile infrastructure that consists of a network of wide roads and an underground network of sewerage systems and drainage and robust electricity, water and gas supply network and system.

2.2.1. Pricing of Gulberg Residencia Plots

Below is the masterplan and pricing table having updated prices of the plots in different blocks of the residence.


Block A

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

45 to 55 Lacs

10 Marla

70 to 80 Lacs

1 Kanal

125 to 140 Lacs

2 Kanal

190 to 225 Lacs

Block A Extension

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

47 to 55 Lacs

10 Marla

60 to 75 Lacs

1 Kanal

95 to 125 Lacs

2 Kanal

150 Lacs

Block A Executive

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

45 to 72 Lacs

10 Marla

70 to 80 Lacs

1 Kanal

90 to 130 Lacs

1 Kanal

90 to 130 Lacs

Block B

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

45 to 50 Lacs

10 Marla

60 to 70 Lacs

1 Kanal

90 to 130 Lacs

Block C

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

54 to 65 Lacs

10 Marla

65 to 95 Lacs

12 Marla

90 to 100 Lacs

1 Kanal

130 to 150 Lacs

Block D

This block is dedicated to commercial projects and as for now. Nearly 10 commercial projects are in their developmental stage in the block and it is quite popular in the commercial world.

Block E

Plot size

Price Range

1 Kanal

140 to 180 Lacs

Block F

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

60 to 80 Lacs

10 Marla

75 to 105 Lacs

Block G

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

38 to 55 Lacs

10 Marla

55 to 70 Lacs

Block H

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

40 to 50 Lacs

10 Marla

70 to 80 Lacs

Block I

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

65 to 75 Lacs

10 Marla

80 to 120 Lacs

Block J

Plot size

Price Range

1 Kanal/Developed

125 to 160 Lacs

Block K

Development work has not begun yet.

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

35 to 45 Lacs

10 Marla

55 to 65 Lacs

12 Marla

65 to 80 Lacs

Block L

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

50 to 60 Lacs

10 Marla

60 to 75 Lacs

12 Marla

70 to 80 Lacs

Block M

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

35 to 55 Lacs

10 Marla

45 to 50 Lacs

Block N

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

40 to 50 Lacs

10 Marla

55 to 65 Lacs

1 Kanal

80 to 100 Lacs

Block O

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

35 to 40 Lacs

10 Marla

45 to 80 Lacs

12 Marla

44 to 50 Lacs

Block P

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

28 to 47 Lacs

10 Marla

36 to 65 Lacs

12 Marla

40 to 50 Lacs

1 Kanal

55 to 80 Lacs

Block Q

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

45 to 55 Lacs

10 Marla

45 to 55 Lacs

1 Kanal

70 to 100 Lacs

Block R

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

33 to 45 Lacs

10 Marla

60 to 75 Lacs

Block S

Plot size

Price Range

1 Kanal

60 to 80 Lacs

Block T

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

38 to 46 Lacs

10 Marla

50 to 65 Lacs

1 Kanal

60 to 100 Lacs

Block V

Plot size

Price Range

7 Marla

32 to 50 Lacs

10 Marla

45 to 65 Lacs

12 Marla

65 to 80 Lacs

The prices and rates of the property have skyrocketed in a short span of time, which clearly indicates the popularity of the housing project. These prices are updated but you will need to contact the dealers in person to get complete details and to book your plot.

2.2.2. Gulberg Islamabad Plot Transfer Fee

Gulberg Residencia Transfer Fee

Plot Size

Fee (Rs.)

Tax

7 Marla (30x60)

(30000)

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

10 Marla (35x70)

(40000)

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

12 marla (40x80)

(50000)

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

1 Kanal (50x90)

(60000)

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

2 Kanal (75x120)

(100000)

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

Gulberg Greens Transfer Fee

Plot Size

Fee

Tax

4 kanal (100x216)

200000

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

5 kanal (110x245)

250000

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

10 kanal (200x270)

500000

CVT tax 2% + Advance tax 2%

3. Amenities in Gulberg Islamabad

What makes Gulberg Greens and Residencia ideal locations and a safe and wise investment? The deluxe farmhouses and houses offer a number of high-end amenities that make it an ideal and wise residential and investment point. Gulberg Residencia offers the same amenities as Gulberg Greens. The residents will enjoy all the basic facilities of life and will be able to have a clean and green environment for them and their families.


Opting for a Gulberg Greens farmhouse or a Gulberg Residencia house comes with the below facilities.

  • Round the Clock Electricity Supply

  • Complete Ownership

  • Community with a Security Gate

  • 80% Green Area

  • Dedicated Security System

  • Solar Powered Street Lamps

  • Underground Electricity Wiring

  • Wide Road Network

  • 24/7 Water Supply

  • Proactive Waste Management System

  • Constant Sui Gas Supply

  • Mosques

4. Gulberg Islamabad Commercial Projects

Besides housing projects, Gulberg Islamabad has a number of commercial projects that are under development in different blocks. These commercial projects are aimed at providing state-of-the-art business opportunities to investors and high-end lifestyle to the residents. Since these projects are both commercial and residential, they offer the best of both the world opportunities for the investors and residents alike.

As for now, the following projects are in the line.

4.1. Civic Center


A defining commercial project, Civic Center is designed and built while keeping the needs of the business community at its core. A number of unmatched facilities make it an ideal business location.

4.2. Blue Area


Located at a 10-minute drive, Blue Area has a number of projects that cater to the residential and business needs of the people. It offers excellent facilities and is an ideal place for investors.

4.3. Business Square


An ideal place of opportunities with fulfilling and state-of-the-art facilities. Business Square is a hub of business and residential opportunities.

4.4. Business Park

The business park is a robust corporate hun in the making. The park has a number of commercial projects that also offer housing opportunities and more.

All of these projects are fine examples of the quality of living that Gulberg Islamabad is striving to introduce.

4.5. Installment Plan for D-Markaz Plots

Block

Number of Plots

Size

Price

Down Payment

Balance Amount On

D-Murkez Commercial

53

50*50

67,865,000

20,359,500 cro

11 Installments

D-Murkez Commercial

73

50*50

67,865,000

20,359,500 cro

11 Installments

D-Murkez Commercial

131

80*80

52,258,500

174,195,000 cro

11 Installments

5. Defining Qualities of Gulberg Islamabad

Gulberg Islamabad has some key and defining qualities that will help you in deciding why you should invest in this emerging luxurious and high-tech city.


  • It is a Melting Pot for the Corporate World 


Many of the big business centers are situated in Gulberg Islamabad. The area is well- developed and for the people who are abroad and looking for a suitable residence in the Twin Cities, Gulberg Islamabad is usually the first choice.

To the commercial side, the housing project covers areas like civic center, business park, blue area, business square, and D-Markaz.

Besides, other commercial projects are also in the pipeline and are planned and built by keeping the needs and comforts of the people in mind.


  • The project is a Hub of Sustainable Lifestyle


Gulberg Islamabad is one of its kind housing project that is built on providing sustainable and green living style to the residents. Sustainable living is a green living mode in which the people make decisions mindfully, to decrease their carbon footprint.

These efforts include considering the present ways of how they use natural resources and finding more eco-friendly and sustainable options for transportation and energy production and usage. 

E-project builders are conscious of the way energy is used and do their best to embed this belief of sustainable energy consumption in each of the construction cycle and plan.


  • It Offers Clean and Green Living Environment


The project is based on the ‘80% Greener and 100% Healthier’ motto as a considerable vast of land is dedicated to plants, flowers, trees and other types of green. As the development efforts increase in pace, they increase their pace to manage the greenery also.

Instead of filling up the entire place because of the increase in demand, they have employed over 500 people to maintain and look after the shrubbery. It has a dedicated nursery that contains nearly all kinds of flowers and plants.

Other than plants and flowers, there is a considerable number of fruit trees also. These fruits include mangoes, figs, dates, olives, peaches, palm and pine trees.

All the scenery is a calm sight for sore eyes and a perfect morning sight with a cup of coffee.


  • It has State-of-the-Art Infrastructure


The infrastructure is concrete and built with sustainable options. Since the comfort and wellbeing of the residents are at the heart of the project, a wide and well-spaced network of roads is built.

This network includes Gulberg Expressway, which is a 12 lane road with a 220 feet width. It allows signal-free traffic and an underpass is also on its way to make the traffic even more smooth and effortless for residents and visitors.


  • It has a Well-Built Electricity Back-up


Pakistan has a major electricity issue. Gulberg Islamabad uses the solar system to power the housing society. Since the aim is to play a productive role in the wellbeing of the country. The society is trying its best to play its role. It has its own 132 kVA electricity grid station that is built to provide non-stop electricity to the residents. The electricity is provided by an underground network and has power transformers to regulate everything.


  • It has a Solution to Water Shortage and Drainage


The project has a huge and well-built water reservoir for each block. This makes sure that the water supply is uninterrupted. As for the drainage. It has an underground water drainage and sewerage system that helps in keeping the society clean. It distributes the water evenly and makes sure that the surrounding areas stay clean and healthy.


  • It has a Full-Fledged Security System


Gulberg Islamabad is quite high in maintaining the security network in the housing society. The network has over 500 security guards that are alert 24/7 to keep the residents safe. Moreover, there are CCTV cameras everywhere to monitor the activities and make sure that no non-relevant people enter society.


  • It will Provide Uninterrupted Sui Gas


There is an uninterrupted Sui gas supply in the society. The project has made sure that the residents do not have to go through any problems related to it and they get non-stop gas supply throughout the whole year.

6. The Mission of Gulberg Islamabad

Gulberg Islamabad is on a mission to revolutionize the way people live and give them a comfortable and luxurious way of living. The location is ideal for both the residents of Islamabad and Rawalpindi as it is located on the main Islamabad Highway and has a central location.

The project is approved by the Capital Development Authority and is further extended to Gulberg Greens and Gulberg Residencia projects. The project promotes green living by offering a clean and green living surrounding. It is a step towards preserving natural resources and making them a part of human life.

This green living will help the residents to gain optimal health as the project has about 80 percent of its land covered with greenery. To emphasize their goal of green living in a better manner, they have dedicated the land to a wide range of fruit trees, plants, and flowers, all of which add to the beauty of the project.

A refined balance between maintaining the quality of life and staying in touch with the latest technology and development is one of the defining qualities of Gulberg Islamabad. It has a high-tech infrastructure, complete with a network of wide roads with an approximate width of 220 feet. To add to the functionality, the city will have a signal-free drive that will be supported with an underpass.

An underpass is an absolute must to control and manage the influx of traffic and Gulberg Islamabad has strong plans of adding this important aspect into the project’s building structure. It will ease the commute between the twin cities and the people will not have to wait in endless traffic lines.

Besides the residential and spaces for greenery, the project has carefully planned spaces that are meant to accommodate multiple businesses. Furthermore, it also aims at providing a nearby residential option for the people working in those companies.

Since Gulberg Islamabad is a project of IBECHS, it is a trusted name and people are investing in this mega project. For booking and other details, please contact the main office.

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