Bahria Town

Bahria Town Limited. is an Islamabad-based privately owned real-estate development company which owns, develops and manages properties across Pakistan.

Bahria Town (Private) Limited is an Islamabad-based privately owned real-estate development company which owns, develops and manages properties across Pakistan.

it established its first gated community exclusively developed for the elites in southern Islamabad and with some portions [Phase 8 and 9 (which also accommodate middle-class income families) ] in Rawalpindi, on the Grand Trunk Road, which by mid-2000s had expanded into nine phases divided into two compounds. Its second gated community opened in Lahore, which is influenced by Greco-Roman culture and is built in Southern Lahore. In 2015, it launched the Bahria Town Karachi, the largest of its gated communities, while Bahria Enclave Islamabad (launched in 2013) is the smallest of them. Most of these communities are large towns in their own right, its oldest community in Southern Islamabad spans over 16,000 hectares (40,000 acres). The under-construction Bahria Town Karachispans over 16,000 hectares (40,000 acres) and it is the largest privately owned residential community in the country. Combined, its projects have the capacity to house over a million people.

Apart from gated towns, the company owns several shopping complexes including the Mall of Lahore and the under-construction Mall of Islamabad, chain of cinemas under the brand of Cine Gold, a chain of supermarkets under the banner of Green Valley Hypermarket and skyscrapers including the Bahria Icon Tower, which is the tallest in Pakistan. The group also is the developer of Grand Jamia Mosque, Lahore, which is the seventh largest in the world and is constructing the third largest mosque in Karachi. The under-construction Rafi Cricket Stadium when completed will also be the largest in the country. On November 2016, Bahria entered into a contract with Hyatt to develop four properties across Pakistan, including two golf resorts, worth combined $600 million. The properties would be owned by Bahria.

Projects in Bahria Town