Capital Smart City, is a residential project being developed by Habib Rafiq Private Limited (HRL) and Future Development Holdings Ltd. (FDHL), at the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway M-2, about 10 KM from the Thalian Interchange. This article presents the latest development work updates of Capital Smart City along with latest development pictures from the site.
The development work of Capital Smart City is taking place at a rapid pace. It is believed in the real estate market of Islamabad that the speed of development work of Smart City is the fastest among all the upcoming housing societies. Therefore, real estate investors and end consumers seem satisfied by the top-notch work of Capital Smart City.
While one article post is not enough to enlist or even summarize the amount and type of work being done at the site of Capital Smart City, we are giving a brief snapshot for our users and clients who cannot physically conduct the site visit.
Latest Development Updates of Capital Smart City
One of the prominent features about the development work at Capital Smart City is the scale of machinery and labour that is at work.
Habib Rafiq, being one of the biggest real estate developers of Pakistan, has shown immense potential of completing the large scale project on time by employing over 175 machines since the beginning.
Moreover, the pace of development increased further after the official launching ceremony of Capital Smart City in October 2019.
The real estate market of Islamabad seems quite content and satisfied with the pace of development work by Habib Rafiq. This increasing market confidence is evident in the rising prices and growing demand of Smart City’s products. Click here for an analysis of price movement and historical payment plans of Capital Smart City.
In this article, we have divided the development work updates of Capital Smart City in a few categories.
1. Overseas Block
Overseas Block phase-1 will be the first block to get possession. The rumour was that it will be given possession in 2021, however, there is still no confirm news on this and the market is eagerly waiting.
Nevertheless, the development work in Overseas block is being done quite rapidly to be available for possession as soon as possible. Most of the leveling and road building is complete. Plotting is being done. The images below present a general view of block A and block C while street views of block B and D.
Inauguration of Grand Mosque in Overseas Block C
The grand mosque in Overseas block C has been completed and inaugurated in February 2020 with a Friday prayer attended by the authorized agents, investors and management of Capital Smart City. Here is an image of the mosque from the inauguration day.
In addition, the construction of Smart Villas has also started and is being done rapidly in the Overseas block. We’ll cover the details in the section about Smart Villas below.
2. Inauguration of Bridge
Two access bridges have been completed and inaugurated.
Bridge at Access-2 Road – Aug 2020
The connecting bridge at Sill River has been completed and inaugurated in record times despite slowdown of work due to Covid-19.
The 450 feet long bridge, which was inaugurated in Aug 2020, is a part of the Access-2 road. The before and after images of the bridge are shown below.
Inauguration of second bridge – Nov 2020
The second bridge in Overseas block has also been completed and inaugurated with a small ceremony of prayer.
3. Horticulture work
As a part of the green initiative, horticulture work is being done along with the earth work, leveling and construction of roads so that the green belts and parks are ready to bring life into the project by the time the development work is finished.
Horticulture work is essential to the aesthetic of a housing project. Capital Smart City has taken its green initiative to the next level through monsoon plantation. Area for plantation has been designated and cultivation of beautiful trees and attractive flowers has started.
4. Smart Villas
The construction of Smart Villas has also started in both Executive and Overseas block. Click here to explore details about Smart Villas by Capital Smart City.
Check out some images of Villas-in-progress from the construction site.
5. Access Roads – Earthwork
The access roads are being cleared and constructed rapidly to allow for smooth and direct access to the site. The dedicated interchange on M-2 motorway has been approved by National Highway Authority (NHA). The construction of the Smart Interchange is expected to begin soon.
6. Executive Block
In the site for Executive block, land is also being cleared and leveled. Sewerage pipes are being laid and construction of Smart Villas has also started.
Executive block phase-1 is expected to get possession after Overseas-1. Therefore, rapid development is being done in Executive block as well.
7. Access to Clean Water
In order to provide clean water to its residents, Capital Smart City is installing filtration plants. Moreover, water tanks are being constructed to ensure uninterrupted availability of clean water.
8. Capital Hills
Capital Hills at Capital Smart City include the 18-hole signature golf course surrounded by villas and apartments. The development of Capital Hills has started with earthwork and cutting in progress.
9. Golf Course
The earthwork of golf course is in progress. The development pictures of golf course are as follow.
10. Smart School
The construction of Smart School campus in Overseas block of Capital Smart City is being done rapidly.
11. Lake View Heights
The construction of Lake View Heights is being done rapidly to ensure timely possession of the luxury apartments. The Lake View Heights are being developed in Overseas block C to provide a scenic view to each apartment and create an experience similar to the international lifestyle that overseas Pakistanis are used to.
12. Overseas Prime
The development work of Overseas Prime is under progress. Earthwork is being done rapidly.
13. Lake View Terrace
The development pictures of lake view terrace are as follows.
What’s New at Capital Smart City
The first balloting for about 6,000 plots in overseas-1 and executive-1 block took place in December 2019. Click here to view the first balloting results of Capital Smart City!
After the closing of booking in Overseas block, the next balloting event is expected to held by the end of this year. However, there has been no certain news regarding the date of second balloting. Follow us on Facebook and stay tuned for regular and timely updates!
The most anticipated milestone of Capital Smart City’s development is finally here. Capital Smart City has announced the possession dates of Overseas Block 1 and some sectors of Executive Block 1. Check out the complete possession schedule of Capital Smart City and all related details.
Update on Possession and Construction
Capital Smart City is not coming slow. They have started giving possession of their plots. Sector A and B of Overseas block-1 have already started getting possession. Furthermore, the management is generously incentivizing construction in this block. So, we believe now is the ideal time for home construction in these sectors of Overseas block-1. To find out more, refer to Possession Schedule of Capital Smart City | Overseas and Executive Block 1.
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