The Grande – A Marvel of Greek and Contemporary Architecture

Islamabad enjoys a special status not only because it is the national capital; but also because it is a city that spell bounds everyone with its beauty and distinctiveness. The Grande, a project by Earthlink Real Estate, offers the best residential and commercial investment options around. Classiness coupled with practicality – investing in this project is a decision you will never regret, and here it is why!

The Grande – Location

Located in Bahria Town, Phase 4, Islamabad, The Grande woos with its perfect location and keeps you well connected with the rest of the city. With close proximity to G.T road and Islamabad Expressway and having an easy access to all the main parts of the city, The Grande is the perfect place to be at!

What’s on offer?

The Grande is a classy, mixed-use project which provides you with the best commercial and residential investment options. This entails that you can establish your living here, grow your own business or both. Considering all the amenities it has to offer, what is a better place to be at other than The Grande?

The Grande offers 1-2 bedroom apartments equipped with all the facilities one can ask for; also on offer are offices and shops for people who intend to give their businesses a boost. In a building that is constructed with thoughtful planning and is aesthetically designed at the perfect location, one can, undeniably, make the commercial investment of a lifetime.

The best thing about this project is its affordability; apartments, shops, offices – everything will fall right into your budget. If you enjoy shopping and being surrounded by luxury, The Grande is exactly the perfect place you’re looking for.

What’s Special?

Every single thing about this project is exactly what you need – sustainable construction, along with great focus on aesthetics. The Grande sports comfortable luxury apartments; a designated, spacious car parking for your ease and comfort; and an uninterrupted supply of basic amenities including electricity, water supply and Sui gas. Moreover, easily reachable by road, the project provides you with all your business and communication needs as well by ensuring broadband internet access, and satellite and cable TV connections. The most wonderful thing about this project is how it gives you access to nearby locations and facilities so you do not have to look far even for your basic/ daily needs.

 

Most importantly, The Grande has been built keeping in mind your peace of mind and security. This is why the whole building is totally secure with 24-hour security staff and CCTV surveillance. So, you can sit back and enjoy your favorite movie even at 3 in the morning without having to worry about anything at all.

What are you waiting for, then? Get in touch with us today to book yourself an apartment, a shop or an office – whatever suits you the most because offers like this do not come over and over again.

Grande Business Centre – Live Your Corporate Dream!

The federal capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, is known for its spell bound beauty and is considered as the fastest growing city in terms of population, economy and urban development. As this trend continues, the city is shedding its reputation as a city without character, and is becoming truly a metropolitan. The Grande Business Centre is one of the many luxurious projects which are adding more elegance to the capital and making it a symbol of unrestrained luxury and a top-notch metropolitan. Providing facilities and amenities beyond belief, the Grande Business Centre offers an impeccable corporate experience for the residents of twin cities.

Location

An outstanding project like that of the Grande Business Centre deserves to be at a perfect location that not only augments its visibility but also does justice to highlighting its architecture that is a marvel in itself. GBC is located in Bahria Enclave, Islamabad which is considered as one of the most posh and expensive location in the city. The awe-inspiring backdrop of the Margalla Hills adds a unique charm of natural beauty to this man-made marvel. Adding convenience to aesthetic appeal, the Grande Business Centre is a brief 20-25 minutes’ drive from Benazir Bhutto International Airport and is easily reachable from all ends of the twin cities.

 

Features and Facilities

The Grande Business Centre offers high standard business and corporate office spaces to enhance your business and investments endeavors. The Grande is equipped with all the luxuries and comforts. It is contemporary in design with high finishes and fixtures. Particular attention has been given to the interior and exterior of the building that allows the brands and businessmen to work in an exemplary setting. Moreover, exceptionally designed front desk area has been designed aesthetically so as to welcome your corporate guests with beautiful ambiance in a luxurious style. The reception area is coupled with a beautiful and comfortable waiting area for the visitors to make their waiting time comfortable.

The Grande Business Centre has been designed strategically so as to offer you an array of wholesome experiences. With the cutting edge technology, providing security 24/7, fire protection maintenance, standby generators and much more, we tend to deliver you convenient yet a high quality life.

Options and Affordability

The Grande Business Centre is designed in a way that the Basement and the Ground Floor consist of shops while First, Second and Third floor are for 1 bed cum offices.

With all these exceptional facilities and amenities you might have developed an opinion that the price of shops and offices in The Grande Business Centre are very high. Well, you must know that the rates of these units are reasonable and that you can purchase your unit through an adjustable payment plan. Book your unit with only 30% down payment and pay the remaining amount in 8 quarterly or 24 monthly instalments.

Looking at how fast the units of GBC are being booked and sold out, any further delay at your end can turn out to be unfavorable. So what are you waiting for? We recommend that you rush to Earthlink’s office right away to get your unit booked!

 

Top three investment options within 10 to 40 Million budget

Bahria Town was initiated with a dream for luxury and affordable living for citizens of Pakistan, a dream of Malik Riaz started with 10 Marla plot in year 2000 just for PKR 4 Lacks on two easy installments. Whereas, today after 17 years same plot is worth more than 10 million. Upon it the constructed house with the covered area of 3,600 square feet having 5 bedrooms now cost more than 20 million in Phase 1 to 6, Bahria Town Rawalpindi. In 2006 keeping in view the growing housing need and affordability aspect Bahria Town launched Phase 7 & 8. The historical great joint venture of DHA Islamabad and Bahria Town is known as phase 8. Here comes the highly comfortable, affordable and beautifully constructed houses by Bahria town in Phase-8. Top three best investment options within the budget of PKR 40 Million to 10 Million and varieties of ready to live houses are summarized below;

  1. 5 Marla Safari/Bahria Homes

5 Marla or 125 yards Bahria homes also known as Safari homes has the covered area of 900 square feet with an open lawn with front of 30×20 ft. The covered area includes two bedrooms with attached bathrooms, kitchen, sitting lounge with garage in front. A community of about 500 single story 5 Marla house has its own park, children play area in sector F and C. Dr. A. Q khan school and Rafi stadium is half a kilometer away. This luxurious residential unit is available only for PKR 5 Million to 5.5 Million these days.   The escalating need of this type of house will stretch its price up to PKR 7 to 8.5 Million because the booking started from just PKR 1.5 Million. Your investment at 5 Marla single story Bahria homes can provide you PKR 20 to 30 thousands as regular monthly rental yield.

The double story 5Marla Bahria homes have the covered area of 1800 square feet and cost about PKR 8 to 8.5 Million with a monthly rental income of 28 to 30 thousands.

  1. 8 Marla Safari/ Bahria Homes

The second top best investment and luxury living option is 8 Marla or 242 square yards Safari/Bahria Homes. This is a double story; complete family house, beautifully designed having all comforts and luxury requirements. Bahria homes is located in bahria homes sector B, E and F. This unit consists of 3 bedrooms, with the covered area of 2800 square feet with the downtown commercial area, beautiful park, accessible Masjid, shops and grocery stores. A shuttle service for the residents of this area runs from G.T road to Bahria Homes with an interval of 30 minutes at very nominal rates. Banks, Bahria Town’s strategically designed complaint and maintenance offices and hospital are nearby. The entry and exit points are guarded by operational CCTV cameras monitored by command center and barriers with vigilant security mobile vans are patrolling round the clock. This beautiful 8 Marla house costs just PKR 9.5 to 10.5 Million. Being a complete luxury house equipped with all the amenities and luxuries this unit can raise in future. The furnished 8 Marla Safari Home can be rented out around PKR 50 thousands to 60 thousands and non-furnished house will give you the rental income of PKR 30 to 35 thousands.

  1. Awami Villas

A decade back when 5 Marla single story house rate crossed more than 5 Million, Bahria Town had already planned for the growing need and then launched Awami Villas in 2005. Initially it was planned to launch around 400 fabricated single story units having launching price of PKR 3.5 lacks in Sector-1. This year in 2017 the price has reached up to PKR 4 Million having the rental value of Rs. 18 to 20,000. Later on sector 2 was launched having 400 units of two bedrooms Awami villas. Afterwards sector 3, 4, 5 and 6 were launched which are densely populated and are very high in demand.  Let me add, 5 Marla Awami Villas is a very humble effort of Bahria Town and initially announced in support of the government policy one man one house an affordable rates. Awami Villas is the only low cost comfortable living and can be termed as the best affordable scheme in Asia so far.

Bahria Town; Paving Way towards Sustainable Community

It is very pleasing to know that Bahria Town has put Pakistan on the Global Real Estate map by winning various national and international honors and certifications including Five Prestigious Awards at the “Asia Pacific International Property Awards 2012-13″.  The concept of sustainable cities and communities is an integral part of the global sustainable development. Pakistan being an underdeveloped country lacks the safe, accessible and green housing societies and real estate projects. Fortunately, Bahria town is a pioneer in setting a trend of eco-friendly, peaceful, safe and secure residence which is paving the way towards the model of sustainable community as per the international standards.It is very pleasing to know that Bahria Town has put Pakistan on the Global Real Estate map by winningvarious national and international honors and certifications including Five Prestigious Awards at the “Asia Pacific International Property Awards 2012-13″.

Beautiful landscape and well-designed walkways, parks and fitness centers encourages me and other residents gives the luxury of maintaining a daily routine walk and healthy lifestyle.

In order to reinstate the environmental protection and safety of its employees and residents Bahria town ensures the strict compliance of its by-laws and regulationsduring the initiation and conclusion phases of operations. During the planning stage of its projects Bahria town incorporates special emphasis on the natural topography with a focus to refine its hidden aesthetics and protect the natural environment. The rules and regulations integrates features of economic efficiency, environmental performance and social responsibility – and contributes to the greatest extent when architectural quality, technical innovation and transferability are included.

Extensive plantations and horticulture works in green belts and along road sides amplified by gardens, green areas, play areas in each block and phase is another contribution towards environmental protection.Annually 40,000 plants are planted in each project of Bahria town and residents cannot cut trees without permission of the competent authority. Bahria has quality solid waste management system, the waste is collected on daily basis and then segregated into recyclable and non-recyclable waste. Furthermore, Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBR)treat wastewater such as sewage or output from anaerobic digesters or mechanical biological treatment facilities in batchesin which around 70,000 gallons of water is treated on the daily basis. The recycled water is used for horticulture, firefighting and cleaning purposeswhich ensures the water conservation in a careful manner whereas the sludge produced after water recycling is used as fertilizer. A dedicated water management department ensures that water supply and safe drinking water is available for the residents of Bahria Town round the clock.

The other sustainability aspects of Bahria town include underground electrification system with grid station, 24 Hours water supply system with overhead water reservoirs, eco-friendly sewage system with sewage treatment plants and independent storm water drainage system. Furthermore, the most modern and command and control system equipped with CCTV cameras and vigilant female and male security guards gives a sense of security and safety to residents here leading to significant decrease in crime rate. In this aggravating hot weather coupled with the electricity shortage, Bahria Town Islamabad provides the 24/7 electricity availability which has attracted a large number of residents from other areas of the country.

Categories and Rental Value of Residential units

The residential plots and houses within the eco-friendly Bahria town community of Phase 1 to 6 Bahria town, Islamabad  are available in 10 Marla (250 square yard) and 1 Kanal (500 square yard) sizes. A full house of 10 Marla is available for rent for minimum of Rs. 55,000 to maximum Rs. 70,000. Whereas, the average rent of one portion of 10Marla house is only 35,000 whereas 1 Kanal house can be rented out just forOne Lac Rupees minimum and maximum of One Lac and thirty thousand Rupees. With spacious living areas, classy kitchens and indulgent bedrooms, the apartments make for amazing living masterpieces in Bahria town. 1 to 4 bedrooms furnished and non-furnished apartments are available starting from fifteen thousand to 1.5 Lacs only.

Average Sale Value of Housing in Bahria Islamabad

10 Marla House is available from One Crore and Sixty Lacs to Twenty Three Millions, however 1 Kanal house can be purchased from Three Crore and Twenty Lac to Four Crore.  The beautifully designed safe and secure apartments are available within the budget of PKR 25lac to 25Millions.

The accomplishment of signal free Islamabad highway has reduced the daily commuter’s travel time and distance from phase 1 to 6 to the main Islamabad city. Moreover, the completion of the trunk road from Chakbeli Khan to Tarnol for heavy traffic will reduce the traffic congestion on Islamabad highway and G.T road will lead to increase in rates of residential units at Bahria town Islamabad.

The rates and prices of residential units as compare to other areas of main city Islamabad are very affordable having the high standard sustainable amenities which has raised the social standards of the large number of Pakistanis. This gated community has set a precedence towards the international standard of sustainable community and city, replication of the existing model with further improvements in other real estate projects can contribute towards the sustainable development hence making Pakistan a progressive country.