Pakistan’s 1st Real Estate Think Tank

Intelligent Policy. Effective Implementation.

To develop into a centre of excellence for research, policy studies and constructive dialogue to facilitate policy formulation and sustainable development

We are an Independent Policy Research Institute

Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) is an independent policy research institute that aims to generate, propagate and regulate public policies towards achieving sustainable development in Pakistan. It helps improve policies and decision making through research and analysis

Our Scope

Undertake quality research and policy analyses for sustainable national development

Serve as a collaborative platform for dissemination of research, exchange, and dialogue.

Build capacity and competence to respond to research and policy needs at national level.

Develop viable connectivity between academia and industry for R&D.

Conduct research on emerging technologies for industrial application.

Support endeavours for socio-economic development through research and analyses.

Chairman's Message

Pakistan is a country enriched with the chances of prosperity and development if worked upon in the right way. In the current circumstances, intelligent policy design and its effective implementation is the one fix that Pakistan needs.

Moreover, it is important to harness technology and innovation to fix Real Estate which is the second biggest employment sector in Pakistan, after agriculture, to boost the economic growth of our country. Through our Institute, we hope to fulfill this need of the hour and take Pakistan one step ahead of its game through effective policymaking and the implementation of AI and Blockchain in order to attain sustainable development.

Real Estate Sector of Pakistan

Architecture and Design

Get a deeper understanding of real estate

Buying and Selling

Get to know how Real Estate is linked to other sectors of the economy

Development and Allied Industry

Understand how regulation can eliminate malpractice

Investments and Financing

Get to know how Real Estate is linked to other sectors of the economy

Laws and Regulations

Understand how regulation can eliminate malpractice

Marketing and Technologies

Know how technology is impacting the Real Estate sector
02/12/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Strategies to Recover Tourism in Pakistan

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29/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Climate justice: A case of Pakistan

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28/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Barriers to Property Ownership for Women in Developing Countries

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22/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Inadequate Housing in Pakistan: A Need for Low-Cost Housing Schemes

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21/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Micro-housing or Vertical Housing: Which is the better option for Pakistan?

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18/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Importance of Net Zero Building for Pakistan

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16/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

3D Printing: Addressing the Shortage of Affordable Housing

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15/11/2022 in Blog, blogs, Real estate

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG): Sustainable Finance for the Real Estate Sector

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IIPS President's Message

Research and development is a proven catalyst to effective policy making and development in any sector. Inter alia nations have seen holistic progress as a result of policies that support growth and synergy in utilization of national resources. Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies provides a platform for research and formulation of policies that can earnestly contribute to national development of Pakistan.

Pakistan needs to effectively harness and mobilize its resources to address growing challenges. Our research and policy advocacy has to be essentially based on our sociopolitical ground realities and not on alien solutions. IIPS intends to focus on development of policies that take into account these essential factors. Youth needs to be engaged in economic activities as they make up the majority segment of our population. This all can best be done with accurate data and use of technology for result oriented strategies.

The Advisory Board

The Advisory Board operates towards the realization of IIPS’s vision by providing professional input and facilitating the planning with external stakeholders, without getting involved in corporate affairs. The IIPS Advisory Board is headed by Lt. Gen. Muhammad Haroon Aslam (R) in the capacity of President and consists of seasoned professionals from different fields of life