Islamabad is quickly becoming the hub for all things real estate. In the last couple of years, we have witnessed a large increase in the number of housing societies sprouting up throughout the federal capital. Moreover, the Islamabad real estate market has seen an influx of domestic and foreign investments.
Looking for a safe and fruitful investment opportunity? You’re in luck! Makeen Marketing has highlighted a couple of elite real estate developers in Islamabad to help guide your investments. All the real estate developers mentioned below have stellar track records and are responsible for the construction and development of some of the most prime housing projects— not just in Islamabad, but throughout Pakistan.
Below you’ll find our pick of the cream real estate developers in Islamabad: Habib Rafique (Pvt.) Ltd, Capital Development Authority (CDA), ZEM Builders, Bahria Town, and Defence Housing Authority.
Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Ltd.
The first on our list of top real estate developers in Islamabad is Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Ltd. This is a highly accomplished real estate development company solely because it caters t an array of different sectors—not solely the real estate market.
HRL is responsible for the construction and development of numerous dams, expressways as well as airports, and energy projects. This esteemed real estate developer has upwards of 50 years of experience operating in the Islamabad real estate market.
Currently, it is working on Capital Smart City, a housing society that aims at integrating communication and information technology into a housing society—elevating the standard of living of its residents. While it is technically being developed by Future Developments Holdings Pvt Ltd (FDHL), it is a sister company of HRL.
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Capital Development Authority (CDA)
The Capital Development Authority is the foremost municipal organization in the Islamabad real estate market. It has jurisdiction over real estate management, environmental restoration activities as well as the construction and development of sectors all over Islamabad. It is because of its extensive development work throughout the federal capital that we have included the CDA in our list of top real estate developers in Islamabad.
Established in 1960, The CDA has 3 core responsibilities: acting as a regulatory body, maintenance of the city, and developing and planning Islamabad. Under these, the municipal organization is also responsible for authorizing housing societies by issuing NOCs.
Want to know which housing societies are safe to invest in? Read our article: List of CDA Approved Housing Societies in Islamabad.
Zeeshan Estate Management Builders, better known as ZEM Builders, is one of the most widely known real estate developers in Islamabad. They have worked on both national and international projects have provided excellent real estate solutions to their investors.
In their 15 years in the real estate market, they have taken on quite a few grand projects such as ZEM Heights, Liberty Tower as well as ZEM ARK I and ZEM ARK II.
It is safe to say that Bahria Town is easily one of the largest and most well-established real estate developers in Islamabad. Not just in Islamabad, but throughout the country. This development company was founded in the 1990s by Malik Riaz Hussain who first developed Bahria Town Rawalpindi and then later expanded to Lahore as well as Karachi.
Bahria Town housing projects typically gain a lot of investment domestically as well as from overseas clients. This is in part due to the fact that Bahria Town offers its residents a gated community with state-of-the-art amenities such as restaurants, recreational spaces, and commercial hubs. This is definitely one of the first choices for many looking to invest in the Islamabad real estate market.
Read: Bahira Lifestyle Islamabad.
Defence Housing Authority (DHA)
DHA is the last on our list of top real estate developers in Islamabad. Similar to Bahria Town and some others in the article, DHA is a large development organization and has operations in different cities; not limited to Islamabad.
This organization is owned and overseen by the Pakistan Army and thus was established with the aim to provide retired military personnel with housing.
The housing societies developed by DHA are marked by opulence and innovative and modern infrastructure. Currently, DHA has constructed and developed housing societies in 7 major cities including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan, Gujranwala, and Bahawalpur.
These are all great real estate developers in Islamabad, but you still need someone to guide your investments in a way that you enjoy maximum returns on investment. This is where Makeen Marketing enters.
We offer our clients tailor-made real estate solutions, keeping their best interests in mind. Some of the projects we are dealing with right now are Capital Smart City, Blue World City, Islamabad Model Town, and Grand Royal Millennium Heights.