Ten Interesting Things to Know About Lahore

Lahore is the garden city. Parks are sanctuaries for Lahorians. They are a place where young and old, rich and poor enjoy time with family away for the hustle and bustle of the hectic city. As urbanization takes the city by storm, along with sudden gentrification and the construction of gated communities for the well to do: parks are the last refuge for the average man. The wonderful Mughal-era Shalimar

The Future of Asia’s Online Real Estate Market

KARACHI, January 11, 2017: 2016 was a year of change. For many, it was a year of turbulence, and for others, it was a year of prosperity. But what do the events of last year mean for the real estate market of the future? What predictions can be made for 2017? How is technology shaping the face of Asian online real estate in particular?   Looking forward to the year

Five places you Must Visit in Pakistan in 2017

KARACHI, XX JANUARY 2017:.Pakistan should be on everyone’s tourist destination for 2017; but what if you already live there? Then perhaps you should consider visiting these five must visit places for the new year. In a country of mughals and mountains, wild frontiers and scattered ruins you will be amazed at the beauty you can find. Lamudi presents the five unmissable destinations to explore this year. 1.Lake Saiful Muluk At

Karachi to become a City in the Clouds

KARACHI, XX DECEMBER 2016: At the moment, Bahria Town Icon (938 feet) is the tallest building in Karachi and Pakistan. It stretches 62 stories has ten floors of offices, 40 floors of apartments, and Pakistan’s highest terraced restaurant—the Altitude. But this is only the tip of the iceberg as over 100 high-rises are currently under construction that will raise the altitude of Karachi to never-before-seen heights.   One of the

Cement Exports Fall Amid Real Estate Crisis

KARACHI, XX DECEMBER 2016: In 2015, Pakistan’s cement industry thrived but things have not been so rosy this year despite a positive outlook at the start of the year.   Cement exports fell by 10.39 percent in November 2016, according to figures released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA); partly due to growing competition from Iran, who have gained a foothold in the Afghanistan market.

Paying a Premium to Live Safely in Lahore?

KARACHI, XX NOVEMBER 2016: Recently it has become official that Lahore is safer than Karachi when it comes to overall crime and city-wide safety. The findings come from a November 2016 report by Numbeo where the level of crime in Karachi is reported as a high 77.72 compared to 59.38 in Lahore. Islamabad, the country’s capital, scored a 35 rating meaning it is low for crime.   In terms of

Lamudi Releases Quarterly Real Estate Report for Lahore

KARACHI, 24 NOVEMBER 2016: We wrap up quarter three with mostly positive price increases which represent a healthy real estate market. Plots and houses in core DHA projects have remained popular with steady demand. The newly built houses in DHA housing schemes have maintained constant demand given their high investment potential and central location. Plots prices surge in DHA Plots in the popular DHA housing schemes

Will Trump Blow it All Up?

KARACHI, November 10, 2016: So it actually happened, Donald Trump is the elected president of the most powerful nation in the world. There is a definite sense of Deja-Vous about the whole scenario with many voters in Great Britain experiencing the same shock back in June when Britain voted to leave the European Union (Brexit).

China’s Silky Smooth Global Expansion

KARACHI, 7 NOVEMBER 2016: The Chinese construction juggernaut is rolling through Central Asia at a breakneck speed, reviving the once famous Silk Road. The One Belt One Road initiative is an attempt by the Chinese government to refocus its overextended domestic industries. The project which launched back in 2014 has a war chest of $40 billion, a small chunk of China’s deep foreign exchange reserves.   They are casting their

Most Famous Haunting Cemeteries in the World

KARACHI, October 25, 2016: On the 31st of October the Western world will celebrate the old pagan festival of Halloween. This ancient Pagan festival originated in Ireland as a Celtic harvest festival—known as Samhain in Gaelic.   But for every other day of the year departed souls are remembered in places called cemeteries or graveyards, many of which are big tourist attractions famous for the celebrities’ graves that they house.