Most Popular Areas to Buy Property in Islamabad

Most Popular Areas to Buy Property in Islamabad

Are you looking for the most popular areas with property for sale in Islamabad? Well, don't worry because we've got you covered


  •  DHA, Islamabad
  • Gulberg, Islamabad
  • Bahria Town Islamabad
  • Sector B-17
  • TopCity-1

DHA, Islamabad:

The Defence Housing Authority, Islamabad (DHA Islamabad) is an affluent neighbourhood located within the Islamabad/Rawalpindi metropolitan area of Pakistan. The neighbourhood is divided into five parts and straddles the Punjab provincial border. The neighbourhood was primarily established for military personnel in 1992 by the Pakistan Armed Forces Welfare Department, however, currently, both civilian and military families can reside there. Today Defence, Islamabad serves as one of the twin cities' most affluent neighbourhoods.

Phases & Sectors

  -  Defence Phase I: Oldest phase of Defence, located between N-5 Highway and Bahria Town Islamabad. 

  -  Defence Phase II: Largest of all subdivisions, between N-5 Highway and Expressway. Home to the World Trade Center Islamabad.

   - Defence Phase III Previously Bahria Serene City, located east of Bahria VIII.

   - Defence Phase IV Under construction

   - Defence Phase V located on Expressway. Defence Valley, Islamabad

On hold, located adjacent to Defence II on Expressway. Subject to a massive corruption scandal

Gulberg, Islamabad:

Gulberg Islamabad is a project of Intelligence Bureau Employee's Cooperative Housing Society society (IBECHS) There are many housing societies in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, But the beautiful location of GulbergIslamabad is as beautiful as Islamabad. It is just 15 minutes drive from gulberg to other parts of Islamabad ,and 10 minutes drive towards airport and 5 minutes drive to G.T road.Gulberg green and Gulberg residential were a beautiful dreams that becomes now a reality. In Gulberg knowledge village there are many schools, colleges and universities which are under constructions.5 star hotels ,shopping malls are also under construction Gulberg Islamabad is a place, where yours dreams become true.The project was launched in 2005 and in 2009 its NOC from CDA was approved with Ref# CDA/PLW-HS(127)/2009/257?. The MOU with IESCO and SNGPL were also duly signed.  Development work on the project started in 2009

Bahria Town Islamabad:

Bahria Town is unique in a way that it captures the mood of both the cities; the modernity of Islamabad and the historical spirit of the Trade Route city of Rawalpindi. A signature valley type landscape defines the inspiration to the master design of this development. This development is like the work of a sculptor, carving the rising hills along with the river into a piece of art; we call it Landscape Artistry! With residential solutions for diverse lifestyles, metro grade facilities, educational, medical, entertainment and recreation opportunities; it has been the trend setter in real estate development across the country. Whether you are used to living in an apartment community, desirous of building your own dreams or thinking of comfortably moving into a fabulously designed and conveniently laid out home; it has it all for all tastes and financial accesses.

Sector B-17:

B-17  developed by the Multi-Professional Cooperative Housing Society (MPCHS). The sector is bounded on the east by N-5 National Highway (Grand Trunk Road) and with the M-1 motorway to the west. B-17 is a newly developing sector located in Zone II of Islamabad Capital Territory. CDA approved and issued no objection certification (NOC) to MPCHS for sector B-17 on 30 January 2008, NOC was issued by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) for construction of schools in the society.

An important aspect of this project is 9 K.M. Margalla Avenue, which will connect sector D-12 Islamabad to B -17 G.T. road. However, Margalla avenue remains incomplete till 2020 due to some legal and land acquisition issues. In January 2020, it was announced by Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) that Rawalpindi Ring Road would be extended to Sangjani and would be connected to future Margala road projects. In September 2020, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar approved Rs. 50 billion Rawalpindi Ring Road project enabling easy connection of western sectors including B17 of Islamabad to connect to Rawalpindi. They are offering 3 marlas, 5 marlas and 10 marla residential plots and commercial plots.

Blocks and development progress

B-17 is currently divided into seven blocks:

     - Block A

     - Block B

     - Block C

     - Block C-1

     - Block D not fully developed

     - Block E

     - Block F

     - Block G (Launched in 2018, Under Construction)

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