Gulberg Islamabad, also known as IBECHS Phase-3, is a housing project by IB Cooperative Housing Scheme (IBECHS). Located at the main Islamabad Expressway near Airport Chowk, it is potentially the investment you have been looking forward to. This project is currently under-development while some blocks are now completed and ready for possession.
Gulberg Islamabad was launched back in 2005, and in 2009 its NOC from CDA was approved with Ref number “CDA/PLW-HS(127)/2009/257”. The MOU with IESCO & SNGPL were also signed. Development work started in 2009.
Almost 75% of development work has been completed so far. If you visit Gulberg, you will definitely appreciate the pace & quality of development work in progress, whether in Residencia or Greens.
Few words About IBECHS
The IBECHS is a welfare organization working for the shelter requirement of the IB employees, and the management committee members must comprising of serving IB employees. It has its head office in Blue Area Islamabad.
With a history of housing projects by the name of IBECHS Phase 1 & later IBECHS Phase 2, also known as Pakistan Town near PWD. After the successful completion of earlier projects, IBECHS launched its mega project in 2005, by the name of Gulberg Islamabad. Spread over thousands of Kanalsit offers a unique housing opportunity to the twin city residents.
Gulberg Islamabad is located on the prime location of Islamabad Expressway at the junction of Islamabad Zone iV and Zone V, with straightforward access to Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
According to property dealer experts, the Location is the most lucrative part of Gulberg as its distance from Old Banazir Airport is 3-KM, and it is about 11 KM from much revered Islamabad Club. The Farm Houses are located just at the entrance from main Islamabad Highway. In contrast, the residential areas are located at around 6 – 7 KM ahead after the Gulberg Greens finishes, where it is combined with Gulberg Residencia through an under-construction bridge.
The master plan consists of two projects, i.e., Gulberg Greens. It is an Agro Farm Housing Scheme. Secondly, Gulberg Residencia that consists of 200 yards up to 1000 yards residential plots for the investors.
Gulberg Greens is the Agro Farm-Housing Scheme located on MouzaKoral in Zone-IV of Islamabad on Main Expressway. It is all about living in luxury of green & wooded parks with innovative urban planning where everything is located within short walking distance. The area comprises of thousands of Kanals of green land. It has six blocks, i.e., A, B, C, D, E, and Executive blocks.
Gulberg Greens Farm-Houses are available in different size layouts as follows:
- Jasmine Enclave (4 Kanals)
- Rose Enclave (5 Kanals)
- Tulip Enclave (10 Kanals)
The layout of Gulberg Greens was approved by the CDA on 26-08-2011, and the NOC was finally issued on 28-05-2012.
NOC status can be checked on:
Gulberg Islamabad has completed the construction and development of blocks A, B, and C, where possessions have been announced. Block D & E are currently under construction where hundreds of labor & machinery are actively working towards speedy development of the project.
A Commercial project has also launched with the name of Gulberg Trade Center in the block B of Gulberg Greens, where booking is currently underway.
Commercial plots of 40×40 size are available in B block, where a minor commercial area is developed close to the entrance after crossing the first bridge. The price of these commercial areas is very high, i.e., above 3.50 crores, which is payable in 4 equal installments. Hence, the location is quite appealing, and it can be one of the most expensive and lucrative commercial area of this society in the following years.
Gulberg Residencia is located about 6 – 7 KM on the Islamabad Highway. A 220 ft wide Gulberg Expressway joins Gulberg Greens with Gulberg Residencia through an under constriction bridge. The revised layout plan was approved by the CDA back in 2010 & NOC was issued in 2011.
The NOC status details are given in the link:
It is spread over 15000 kanals comprising 10,000 residential areas. The project is separated into 21 blocks from A to V, excluding U. commercial block D of Gulberg Residencia, which is entirely developed already while the remaining 20 blocks are residential. Various Plots of different sizes are also available, ranging from 200 Square Yards, 272 Sq. Yards, 356 Sq. Yards, 500 Square. Yards and 1000 Sq. Yards.
Gulberg Islamabad is all set to develop a new Blue Area right along the Gulberg Expressway, through A & B blocks of residencia leading toward Commercial D Block.
The principal consultant firm for the development of Gulberg Islamabad is Urban Planning & Design Pvt Limited (UPDL). It is making progress towards completion before the estimated time-frame. UPDL is also responsible for the engineering design, town planning, , and supervision of overall development work.
Four Blocks are given possession of plots so far, i.e., Block-E, Block F, Block-G, and Block J. Block-I is nearly developed too and close to ownership transfer. Parts of H, O, T, V, and L blocks are quite developed. The society is developing land at various blocks, including A & B, as you will find asphalt or paved streets and roads in many neighborhoods.
Block-V is close to Naval Anchorage, and it will have an access gate from Naval Anchorage as shown on its master plan map.
Commercial plots of Gulberg Residencia are yet to be launcheed, so investors have this significant investment opportunity to get commercial plots as soon as these are started at various locations of Gulberg with a flexible payment plan.
The second major attraction of Gulberg is its comparatively low price. If you compare the standard of town and urban planning and modern lifestyle with a profound sense of security by IBECHSunlike any other housing project Gulberg stands out as the right investment choice as its prices are as low as 30 lacs/Kanal in Residencia& 50 lacs/Kanal in Gulberg Greens.
There are multiple payment plans available as booking prices are revised multiple times. Initially, the residential plots were allotted to IB Employees, and later on, the project was open to General Public on a flexible and easy installment plan.
Star Marketing is the main marketing consultant of Gulberg Islamabad. It has used innovative marketing techniques to attract inland and overseas investors.
Gulberg offers unique world-class amenities which include wide roads lit by Solar Energy, Lakes, Bridges, Knowledge Village, Underground electric, gas and water connections, Water Filtration Plants, Sewerage Treatment Plants, Water Filtration Plants, Sports Complex, Amusement Parks, Cinepax, New Blue Area, Mosques, Transport Terminal, Restaurants, Hotel, Petrol Pumps, CNG Stations, Fire Station, Hospital, Community Center, Gymnasium, Pharmacies, Telephone Exchange, Auditorium, Public Library, Schools and Colleges.
The following are the remarkable features of the Gulberg Housing Scheme that stand out from the rest of the societies.
- Entrance Gateway
- Security Gates, Walls & CCTV
- Guarded Physical Surveillance
Modern City Infrastructure
- Underground Drainage & Sewerage Network
- Underground Electricity Distribution Network
- Sewerage Treatment Plants
- Water Filtration Plants
- Underground Water Supply Network Tube Wells and Water Storage Facilities.
- Underground Gas Network
- Underground Telecommunication Networks
Modern Circulation Network
- ExpressWay& Main Avenues (220′, 200′, 160′, 150′, 120′ Wide Main Road)
- Internal Roads(60’ 50 ‘& 40′ Wide Streets)
- Main Traffic (100′, 80′ & 70′ Wide Central Roads)
Horticulture and Arboriculture planning of Roads Medians, Walkways, Road Shoulders, along with water bodies. Roundabouts, Soft & hard Landscaping, Parks, Passive, and Active Recreational Sites.
Other similar Public Building/Amenities
Mosques, Police Station, Post Office, Grid Station, Transport Terminal, Telephone Exchange, Fire Brigade, Graveyards, etc
Civic & Recreational Facilities
- Amusement Park, Tot lots, Open Spaces
- Jogging Tracks & Walkways
- Clubs & Gymnasium
- Auditorium, Public Library & Community Centers
- Planned Water Bodies/Lakes
- Theater &Cinepax
- Sports & Cultural Complex
- Restaurants, Hotels & Resorts
- Golf Club
- Business Avenue & Blue Area
- Basic Needs Commercial Centers/Class-III Centers
- Central Commercial Center/Markaz
- Petrol Pumps & CNG Stations
- Clinic & Pharmacies
- Colleges & Universities
- Nurseries & Schools
- Standard Residential Houses (200-1000 Sq.Yds)
- Luxury Apartments & Condominiums
- Luxury Farm Houses (4, 5, 10 and 20 Kanals)