- January 15, 2020
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Islamabad
Capital Smart City Islamabad a grand residential project which will be the first of its kind housing society not only in Islamabad but also in Pakistan. Ideally located housing society on M-2 Motorway near New Islamabad International Airport.
Being the first-ever smart city in Pakistan and the fourth one in Asia, it is ranked at 23rd Position globally. It is the only housing society with an approved interchange on the motorway. The housing society is a project by Future Development Holdings (Pvt.) in association with its parent company HRL.
It is planned to be a self-sustaining Eco-friendly Smart city that is developed on a vast urban- management design. The developers of this mega project are striving to provide one of a kind housing project in Pakistan that ensures its residents top of the line amenities and optimized environment.
Designer and Developer:
Capital Smart City Islamabad is a joint collaboration by FDHL (Future Development Holdings Limited) in collaboration with HRL (Habib Rafique Private Limited), which is one of the Top Real Estate Developer of Pakistan & a well-known name in the real estate industry in Pakistan. Habib Rafique is the developers of Bahria Town Islamabad and DHA in Islamabad among other successful projects.
They have also launched their own residential housing projects in multiple cities of Pakistan namely Royal Orchard Multan, Royal Orchard Sarghodha and Royal Orchard Sahiwal.
The master plan of this auspicious housing project is designed by Surbana Jurong – a multi-million dollar company owned by the Government of Singapore that holds expertise in urban planning and innovative design.
Capital Smart City NOC & Planning Permission:
Capital Smart City Islamabad acquired its NOC from Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) in September and is declared a legal housing society on the official website of RDA.
It is listed on the 45th position on the RDA Approved Housing Societies List making this housing society without a doubt the safest and legal investment opportunity in Islamabad and Rawalpindi region.
Capital Smart City Location:
Capital Smart City is located at Lahore-Islamabad Motorway at a distance of 9.2 km from M-2 Toll Plaza near Thalian interchange, falling on the eastern route of CPEC which is going to see major economic activity in the years to come.
Only 5-6 mins away from the new Islamabad airport the housing society is an emblem of modern technology and convenience.
The project can be easily reached from the M-2 Lahore-Islamabad Motorway as well as the Rawalpindi Adiyala Road.
The society is also easily accessible from the new Ring Road that will connect Rawat with Chakri. It will also have its own designated interchange from the motorway which has been approved by FWO.
Capital Smart City covers a total land of 55,000 Kanal. Development work is already under progress in an area of approx. 25000 Kanal and the expansion work onto other areas in the near future.
Master Plan of CSC:
The Master plan of Capital Smart City is designed by Surbana Jurong. Surbana Jurong (SJ) is a reputed designing and planning consultancy firm, located in Singapore. It is one of the largest Asian urban development consulting firms, with over 16,000 experts and employees as part of their global organization operating in approximately 120 offices over the world.
SJ is aiming to develop cities into urban cultures, shaping them into residential and commercial options that can sustain the influx of population, create employment options and improve quality of life.
In the planning of Capital Smart City, a comprehensive planning methodology is used. The plan includes all the elements required to make this housing society a fully self-sufficient and optimized region with an abundance of natural beauty and eco-friendly mechanism.
The master plan of CSC includes a variety of options including residential plots, commercial plots, farmhouses, luxury villas and much more for the feasibility of its occupants.
Smart Features of CSC:
There are salient features that make a general city into a Smart City. Let us discuss some of these provisions for your understanding down below:
- Smart Security
- Smart Building
- Smart Transportation
- Smart Resource Management
- Smart Connectivity
- Smart Facilities
Capital Smart-city Islamabad is designed on the model of Smart Urban-management. Depending on optimal efficiency, control and automation, furthermore it also ensures the active participation of its residents. In addition to this, the project is also aiming to achieve a level of accomplishment and establish an advanced communication infrastructure that will improve efficacy & services in the project.
The main goal of CSC is to upgrade the living standards for its community while fostering economic growth. Its Grade-8 development alongside modern infrastructure sets this society miles apart from the rest in the region.
- Eco-Friendly City
- Green and Clean environment
- Metro bus system
- Underground Electricity
- 24/7 Water, gas & electricity
- Smart apps i.e. traffic, weather, electricity, internet
- Hotels, Shopping centers, and Sports clubs
- Smart and modern Housing plan
- World Class infrastructure
- Overseas block
- Mosques, Parks, lakes
- Recreational Activities
- 18-Hole Golf Course
- Moven Pick hotels & Resorts
- Designated interchange from M-2
- Close proximity to Islamabad and Rawalpindi
Districts in CSC
The master plan of the housing scheme is split into a variety of phases that are categorized into districts and sub-districts. Each district symbolizes different characteristics that complement the amenities provided in the housing project. Following are the names of districts included in the master plan of Capital Smart City:
- Overseas Block
- General Block
- Panda Village
- Aviation Village
- Education District
- Healthcare District
- Lake-view Terrace
- Hills Vista
- Education City
- Financial Square
- Holiday Parks
Residential Options in Capital Smart City
CSC Overseas Block:
For the first time, there is an especially dedicated block for overseas Pakistanis that allows them to safely and securely invest their funds to avail the best residential facilities in Pakistan. The overseas block has both residential and commercial plots. Besides that, there will be top class schools, healthcare facilities and centers for recreational activities.
Executive Block is located on one of the best location in Capital Smart City Islamabad. This block is present between River and Golf Course. It is an ideal location put into the spotlight.
Executive Block is a block designed for the VIPs of the society complimenting the overseas block and its amenities. Initially, the housing society gave the investors of an auspicious opportunity to convert their plot in General Block into Executive Block. This option was available for only a small window of time. The rate of the executive block is estimated to be 30% higher than the general block and half the plots in the executive block will be granted by mid of 2020.
General Block is the first block introduced that was introduced in the Capital Smart City. It also holds the significance of being the largest block in the project and is conveniently placed adjacent to the Overseas Block. Unlike popular housing schemes like Park View City and University Town Islamabad, a variety of plot sizes are available for sale in this block.
Smart Villas are ideally located in Capital Smart City Overseas Block. They are strategically placed to have the Crystal Lake on one side, and the 18-Hole Golf Course on the other providing spectacular views all around.
These smart villas are essentially designed to be Smart Homes. The Idea of smart Houses is introduced for the very first time in Pakistan to introduce futuristic living in the region. Smart homes will lead to home automation. To put it in simpler words you will be able to control all features of your home and its appliances through your cellular device. From your home-security to controlling room temperature everything will be controlled by only one command from you.
Moreover, to optimize and increase efficiency, futuristic technology is used head-on in the innovative project to introduce these marvelous Smart Homes. This unique endeavor is planned to deliver the revolutionary and state of the art residential venture featured with all the possibilities of luxurious living.
CSC Residential Plots Payment Plan:
The society offers a variety of plot sizes in the following categories:
- Residential Blocks
- Commercial Blocks
- Smart Villas
FDHL is offering the booking of residential plots sized 5, 7, 10, 12 Marla and 1, 2 Kanal in the residential blocks of the society and commercial plots sized 4, 6, 8, 10 Marla and 1 Kanal on a 3-year easy installment plan.
For Booking and Details Visit Sky Marketing.
Capital Smart City Commercial Payment Plan:
4 Marla to 8 Marla plots on 3 years easy installment plan is available in the commercial block of this venture. We are attaching a full payment plan for your review down below:
Like ICHS Town, Blue World City Islamabad and other similar projects the commercial plots in Capital Smart City were the first ones to sell due to the limited number of plots available in the block.
These plots are now available on resale with a significant amount of profit ranging from 20-22 lac on 4 Marla Plot.
Plot Booking in Capital Smart City:
In order to purchase your plot in this society, you will need to submit your application along with the following documents:
- Copy of your CNIC
- Copy of your nominee ( It can be your father/mother/brother/wife/sister)
- 1 photograph
- Booking amount of the plot (Via Cheque/ Pay order/Cash)
You will need to contact Sky Marketing office as they are the diamond sales partners of Capital Smart City and are given the task of sales and marketing of the entire project. Sky Marketing is the topmost name not only in real estate Islamabad but also in real estate Pakistan as well.
Capital Smart City Development Strategy & Updates:
The development work is past the initial stages at Capital Smart City. Since the project has officially launched in September last year in 2019 the development work at the site has taken off efficiently. The leveling and plotting of the land are completed and the first balloting ceremony has successfully concluded.
All the development work executed in the housing project is using the high tech machinery emphasizing on the highest standards. The officials decided to start with the development work in the overseas block and then expand to the other blocks of the society in order to deliver phase 1 of the society timely. The detailed development work status can be seen from the information below:
More than 600 pieces of heavy pieces of machinery are operating on the site for fast pace development.
- Wide Network of Roads: To make the traveling easy in the society, the carpeted network of wide roads and streets has been laid throughout the housing society. The road structure was completed in the first phase 1 of the development. 300 ft. wide Main Boulevard is fully functional and open for traveling in the project.
- 4 Operational Tube-wells: In order to fulfill the requirement of water at the construction site, 4 fully operational tube-wells are responsible for the water reservoir. These tube-wells provide clean drinking water as well as cater to the water demand in the region.
- Harradine Golf: 18-hole golf course will be the 1st of its kind flagship Golf course designed by Harradine Golf in Pakistan. Capital Smart City has planned incorporation of a Golf Academy at the club, along with the beautiful driving course and practice putting green. This golf course is an excellent initiative taken by the management to introduce classy sport like Golf in the lives of people in Pakistan. The construction work on this mega golf project has begun and is likely to be completed by the end of 2020.
- Movenpick- Hotel & Resorts: An Agreement was signed between Mövenpick and Future Development Holdings last year for construction of the institution of Mövenpick Hotel and Resort at Capital Smart City Islamabad. The hotel will consist of more than 250 Hotel rooms along with over 150 serviced flats to accommodate its guests. Its plan will also include 4 dining halls, meeting halls, health and fitness facilities, swimming pools and much more.
- Amusement park in CSC: In Oct last year Capital Smart City signed an MOU with Freij Entertainment Int. for the establishment of an amusement park at the site Capital Smart City Islamabad to provide leisure and entertainment in the project. Freij Entertainment International is widely popular and known for being the world’s largest traveling amusement firm that specializes in bringing fun carnival rides, funfairs and fun activities all around the world.
Advantages VS Disadvantages of investing in Capital Smart City:
- First-ever Smart City in Pakistan
- NOC Approved
- Reliable & Trustworthy
- Upgraded and modern living
- Safe Investment
- Easy Installment plans
- Very Attractive Facilities
- Grade 8 Development
- Investment of Foreign Companies
- National Defense University
- Good return on Investment
- Smart apps
- Designated interchange by FWO
- Diversity of jobs and careers
- Location is away from the main city
- Will take a few years to get fully developed
Capital Smart City a very prestigious housing project it will be a unique and complete package for all individuals of the members of the society. With all the upgraded features and facilities there is no doubt that Capital Smart City will be one of its kind and most successful housing schemes in the region.
Many features contribute to making a housing project a success but the most important one is the reputation of the owner and developers. Even though the project is yet in its Pre-launching phase, most of the plots have already been sold out and now are resold at profit.