6 BEST COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN TWIN CITIES

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

WHAT IS COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE?

WHAT ARE THE FACTORS FOR COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN?

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROJECTS IN RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD

  • THE AQUATIC MALL
  • GRANDE
  • MALL OF ARABIA
  • DOMUS HEIGHTS
  • GULBERG ARENA
  • RUDN ENCLAVE

INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Office buildings, retail outlets, shopping malls, industrial buildings, warehouses and mixed-use developments featuring apartments and shops are among the most common types of commercial real estate investments in Pakistan. Compared to residential real estate, purchasing commercial property may require a heavier up-front investment. Still, it will also offer a higher and relatively stable rental income for years to come.

Buying commercial property for investment requires a lot of patience, as everything from risk assessment documentation and from construction or renovations to finding the right tenants can take a very long time.

Real estate is one of the best and safest investment opportunities in Pakistan. The two most common real estate options in Pakistan are residential areas and commercial areas.

WHAT IS COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE?

According to Investopedia, commercial property refers to real estate property that is used by investors for business activities. Commercial property, usually refers to buildings that house businesses. However, it can also refer to land that  generates  profit, as well as larger residential rental properties.

Ask any real estate professional about the benefits of investing in commercial property, and you’ll likely get responses on how such properties are a better deal than residential real estate. Commercial property owners love the additional cash flow, the beneficial economies of scale, the relatively open playing field, the excellent market for good, affordable property managers, and the chance for a potentially bigger payoff from commercial real estate.

WHAT ARE THE FACTORS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN?

The most critical factors for commercial real estate investment in Pakistan include:

  • Selecting an ideal location
  • Studying market trends
  • Choosing the right tenants
  • Understanding the risk
  • Top-notch facilities & amenities 

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROJECTS IN ISLAMABAD/ RAWALPINDI

Islamabad is the second most beautiful Capital around the globe. It is known for high-standard & elite lifestyle for its residents. Besides, natural beauty along with serenity is another plus point of this city. Islamabad has experienced a lot of population increase in the past few decades. As a result, many housing schemes & commercial projects have started to maintain the overall cycle of life. Individuals from far away & less developed areas have begun to start living in the Capital to enjoy a better living standard.

Rawalpindi is a big urban city. The city is inhabited more than 20 Lac residents. Further, the population is increasing day by day, mainly due to enhanced living standard here. People migrate from suburbs to avail much better facility & service. As a result, numerous housing schemes began establishing to cater to residential needs. 

As a result, several commercial project centers have also opened to entertain this increase of population.

 Here we have a set down a list & shared the short overview of newly launched commercial projects in Islamabad:

  • THE AQUATIC MALL
  • GRANDE
  • MALL OF ARABIA
  • DOMUS HEIGHTS
  • GULBERG ARENA
  • RUDN ENCLAVE

 

THE AQUATIC MALL

The Aquatic Mall is the first marine-themed mixed-used commercial & residential venture. It is setting the bar high for future developments. As suggested by the developer, they are planning to build the worlds tallest aquarium shopping mall.

Al-Bari Group of Companies in association with Green Earth Real Estate & Biz Venture Marketing is developing this project. Facing Giga Mall in DHA Phase 2. Aquatic mall is located in the vicinity of Bahria Town & DHA. It is considered to be ideal for investment. Aquatic Mall presents:

  •  Shopping mall
  •  Food court
  •  Corporate offices
  •  Child play area
  •  Water theme park
  •  Serviced apartments
  •  Cinema
  •  Pool & much more below 
  • Single roof

 V8 BY THE GRANDE

V8 Mall Bahria Town is the most luxurious, unique, and attractively-designed multi-story building project in Rawalpindi. It is a project by Earthlink Developers Private Limited.  It is the latest addition to the state of the art developments of Bahria Town Rawalpindi Phase 7.

The multi-story building has a grand entrance and separate lobbies. With ample of luxury and contemporary interior furnishing and design, V8 is bringing

  • Duplex shops
  • Gold kiosks
  • Coffee shops
  • Restaurant floor
  • Underground parking

MALL OF ARABIA

Mall of Arabia is a unique commercial venture. It is an indoor shopping mall based on Arabic-Theme. The main aim of this exceptional mall is to bring around our Arab legacy. Firstly, Mall of Arabia is ideally located in Islamabad at the entrance of Jinnah Gardens.However, due to the lack of indoor shopping malls in the suburb, it has assessed as one of the best investments. It will be an 8 Floor building over an area of 15 Kanals, featuring

  •  Top-brands
  •  International cuisines
  •  Children play area
  • Cinema
  •  Corporate offices
  •  Fitness gym
  • Several thematic floors & much more under one roof

DOMUS HEIGHTS BY THE GRANDE

Domus Heights is a landmark project, which will provide an excellent living atmosphere in well designed high-class luxury Apartments. This luxury housing society is located in Bahria Town Phase-8, Islamabad. These affordable luxury apartments aim to provide an excellent living atmosphere in well-designed high-class luxury living space. Domus Heights is state of the art Multipurpose Building. 

In addition, it offers the following facilities:

  • Retail shops
  • Luxury Apartments
  • Rooftop restaurant
  • Dedicated parking
  • Prime location

GULBERG ARENA

Gulberg Arena is a high-end mixed-use project offering commercial & residential units. All the features for a well-developed project are present in Gulberg Arena. It is a joint venture of Linkers International, Kingman, Gemini Developers along with Al Ghani Group.

It is situated at main Islamabad Expressway in Block A of Gulberg Greens. Moreover, Gulberg Arena is accessible to residents of Twin cities through Islamabad Expressway, that is only 5 minutes away from it. Zero-point and T-Chowk are situated only 15 minutes drive from Gulberg Arena.

Its contemporary structures boast modern architecture. The commercial arena has five levels, including lower ground, ground, & 1st till 3rd floor. It is designed in a way to exhibit maximum products. Prominent local & international brands would be present here

  • A vast basement for car parking
  • Seven floors of commercial units
  • Three floors of smart residential apartments
  • Lower ground floor to 3rd floor is for Retail indoor shops
  • 4th floor is for Food Court and Cinema
  • The top 3 floors are Luxury Apartments

RUDN ENCLAVE 

Rudn Enclave is an Upcoming Housing Scheme in the locality of Rawalpindi. It aims to become a hallmark of contemporary architecture & a service-oriented project. By the use of national & international skills and expertise, it is determined to deliver world-class luxuries & facilities to its residents.Most importantly,  Rudn enclave offers the following amenities;

  • Commercial sectors
  • Shopping complex
  • World-class Cinema
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Residential and commercial plots
  • Theme parks and jogging tracks

CONCLUSION

In short, this article brings an end to end guide detailing the most successful commercial investment properties in Rawalpindi/Islamabad. We hope you will find this article useful when making an investment decision. For more details about the commercial investment, you can also read our article https://www.landster.pk/2020/12/14/commercial-real-estate-a-comprehensive-guide/.

If you want to learn more about buying a property in Pakistan, stay connected to https://www.landster.pk/blog/   as we strive to keep you updated about the latest real estate trends in the country

 

 

 

 

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