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Dubai Company to Invest in Ravi Riverfront Project

The Ravi Urban Development Authority (RUDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Dubai-based company for the establishment of an environment-friendly scheme in Pakistan’s first high-tech city. The project is named as Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RRUDP). Under the MoU, the company has agreed to invest $500 million in the project. RUDA [...]
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Pakistan’s Progress on the Property Rights Index

Introduction  The Property Rights Index measures the physical and intellectual property rights in a country/region based on their legal and political environments. Physical property rights under this index are measured in terms of the environment under which the real estate sector operates. The environment of a region is measured by the legal, administrative, social, and economic factors influencing the [...]
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RDA to Start Land Demarcation of the Leh Express Project

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has started land demarcation for the Leh Expressway project. The project is divided into city and cantonment areas, where the demarcation of cantonment areas will be completed in the first phase and the identification of land in the second phase by the jurisdiction of Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation. The Punjab government [...]
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FBR to Suspend Unregistered Real Estate Agents

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced to suspend unregistered real estate agents by January 1st, 2022. The government is tightening the noose on who can do property deals by introducing a registration system for real estate agents in Pakistan. The country has been on the FATF's grey list for deficiencies in its counter-terror [...]
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Importance of Due Diligence in Making Real Estate Investments

Introduction One of the most important steps throughout the real estate investment cycle is conducting due diligence. In the process, there is a period in which a potential buyer can carry out their investigation to receive full disclosure of the facts and conditions of a potential asset before completing a transaction with a seller. Real [...]
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Government to take Measures to Uplift Rural Areas in Islamabad

According to the Minister for Planning, Development, and Special initiatives, Asad Umar, the Government has taken concrete measures to bring the rural areas of Islamabad at par with its urban areas through the provision of all basic facilities to the people. Prime Minister Imran Khan has also constituted Islamabad’s master plan commission which is working [...]
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