University Town Islamabad VS Airport Housing Society

Islamabad has never failed to enchant people from all across Pakistan with its natural beauty, vibrancy & charm. Each individual aspires to own a home that guarantees the safety & happiness of his family. Many housing societies in Rawalpindi & Islamabad are making this dream of homeownership a reality. Currently, many housing projects are bolstering Pakistan’s shortfall of affordable housing. 

University Town Islamabad is an RDA-approved project located only 5 minutes away from Islamabad International Airport. Meanwhile, the Airport Housing Society is located in the south-east corner of the old Islamabad Airport (Benazir International Airport). In this blog, we compare University Town Islamabad & Airport Housing Society (AECHS) to help potential buyers make an informed investment decision. 

University Town Islamabad VS Airport Housing Society 

Owners & Developers 

University Town Islamabad Developers 

University Town Islamabad is the first project by Mr. Abdul Aziz Khan, a Peshawar University Professor. Despite his inexperience in real estate, his efforts made University Town Islamabad a huge success. He anticipated the affordable housing needs of the mid-income section of society & emerged as a responsible developer to deliver a project that is not only affordable but aesthetically pleasing & environmentally responsible.

Airport Housing Society Developers 

Airport Housing Society is a project by the Pakistan Employees Cooperative Housing Society (PECHS). PECHS is a full-fledged cooperative authority established in 1950. The developers’ commitment to deliver high-quality, distinguished housing projects has not wavered for the past 74 years. They have created & nurtured thriving residential communities across Pakistan for government employees & general public. 

NOC

University Town Islamabad NOC

The safety & security of your investments primarily depend on the legal status of the housing project you are planning to invest in. University Town Islamabad received its NOC from the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA). The NOC is issued against the reference number RDA: RDA/MP & TE/F – PHS – 43/1873 dated 9-5-2006.

Airport Housing Society NOC 

NOC approval is the prime factor that determines the value of a property. The relevant authorities (RDA) approve the Airport Housing Society (AECHS) NOC. 

Location 

Location is the most important factor to consider while investing in a property.

University Town Islamabad Location

University Town Islamabad is located on the Srinagar Highway near the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M2) interchange and is only a 5-minute drive from the New Islamabad International Airport. It is located at the intersection of the Kashmir Highway and M2. Zero Point Islamabad is also a 10-minute drive away. The added benefit of a shorter drive to Islamabad International Airport is that it is available to frequent domestic and international travelers. 

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The following are the nearby landmarks of University Town Islamabad: 

  • Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital

Airport Housing Society Location

Airport Housing Society enjoys a prestigious location on Airport Road near Koral Chowk in the heart of Rawalpindi. It is located at the south-east corner of the Benazir International Airport. The society is well-connected to all major landmarks through a well-developed road network. 

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The following are the nearby landmarks of the Airport Housing Society:

  • CDA Park Avenue
  • Chaklala Cantt
  • Gulberg Residencia 
  • PWD Housing Society
  • Defence Housing Authority Phase 2 & 5

Master Plan

University Town Islamabad Master Plan

University Town Islamabad spreads over an area of 4500 kanal. The total area is divided into 6 blocks: A, B, C, D, E & F. The society presents a selected assortment of Residential plots in sizes 5 Marla, 8 Marla, 10 Marla & 1 Kanal. In contrast, the Commercial plots are available in the sizes 2 Marla, 5 Marla & 10 Marla. 

University Town Islamabad Master Plan

The provision of basic utilities plays a pivotal role in any housing development & requires careful planning. A team of professionals, experts, designers, town planners, and engineers designed the master plan of University Town wonderfully.

Airport Housing Society Master Plan

Airport Housing Society is a mega-real estate development project that was officially launched in 2005. It is master planned to perfection by the best architects & engineers. The society is divided into four sectors from 1 to 4. Each sector is further subdivided into 9 sub-sectors, from A to I. Sectors 1, 2 & 3 are located at very prime locations & have modern & luxurious houses. In contrast, Sector 4 has furnished & unfurnished houses & apartments available for rent & sale alongside residential & commercial plots. The houses for sale are mostly in size ranging from 4 marlas, 8 marlas, 14 marlas & 1 kanal. The apartments for sale or rent are 1, 2 & 3 bed.

Airport Housing Society Master Plan

Development Status

University Town Islamabad Development Status 

Blocks A, B & D of University Town are fully developed & families are residing happily in their fully constructed houses. The road network is fully developed. All the lifestyle necessities are available to the residents.

On the other hand, E, F & C blocks are partially developed. E block is 80% developed with minor utility work in progress. C block is 40% developed, with earthwork & landscaping in progress, while F block is in its initial stage of development. Speedy construction work can be seen onsite. 

Airport Housing Society Development Status 

Airport Housing Society is a fully developed housing project. The houses are well-constructed. Residents enjoy all the modern lifestyle amenities. The provision of necessities is ensured at all times for the convenience of its residents.

Project Details 

Both societies offer a range of investment options for residential and commercial plots in different blocks. 

Salient Features

University Town Islamabad Salient Features

University Town Islamabad has been designed to cater to the comfort & convenience of its residents. The lush green surroundings have allowed the developers to incorporate green pockets within the society. The society has ensured the availability of basic utilities.

The following are the salient features of University Town Islamabad:

  • Sui Gas
  • Metro Route
  • Sports centre 
  • Commercial Zone
  • Community Centre
  • Parks and Play Grounds
  • Extensive Water Supply
  • Underground Electricity
  • Eateries and Restaurants
  • Sector and Jamia Mosques
  • Hospital & Medical Centre
  • Sewerage Disposal Stations
  • 72′ Wide Main Boulevard and All Roads more than 35′ Wide

Airport Housing Society Salient Features

Residents of Airport Housing Society enjoy access to all the modern-day amenities. The following are the amenities of Airport Housing Society: 

  • Mosques
  • Restaurants
  • Medical facilities
  • Educational institutes
  • Vibrant commercial areas 
  • Well-developed road network
  • Public parks & recreational areas 
  • Highly secure & well-protected (110 security personnel are appointed to ensure security of the society)

Price Analysis

Both societies offer investment options for residential and commercial plots regarding plot sizes. 

University Town Islamabad Price Analysis

The prices of plots in University Town Islamabad vary in each block with respect to location, development status & possession. It gives you the added advantage of flexible instalment plan. Moreover, the society gives a 10% discount on lump sum payments. 

The rates of blocks C, F & E are comparatively lower than blocks A, B & D because of incomplete development status. In short, University Town Islamabad is the most affordable & economical option in the vicinity to build the home of your dreams.

The recent price of residential plots in University Town Islamabad is listed below:

Plot Size Price Range
5 Marla 24.5 lacs to 68 lacs
10 Marla 63 lacs to 72 lacs
1 Kanal 70 lacs to 1.15 crore

 

Airport Housing Society Price Analysis

The price trends in Airport Housing Society fluctuate with amenities, location & size of the area. Moreover, the prices of constructed houses are negotiable in most cases.

The recent price of plots in Airport Housing Society is listed below:

Plots price for sale House price for sale House price for rent
46 lacs to 90 lacs 99 lacs to 4.65 crore 20 thousand to 85 thousand

 

Conclusion 

University Town Islamabad is an excellent choice for people looking to invest under a small budget without compromising quality of life. It has great growth potential, and the capital gains are expected to be higher in the near future. Alternatively, the Airport Housing Society is desirable for people who want to reside in Rawalpindi. The property value of this housing society is also likely to increase. Visit more blogs on Sky Marketing’s website.  

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