Capital Smart City is a grand, state-of-the-art residential project in Pakistan. It is the first Smart City in Pakistan and 4th one in Asia. It is becoming one of the most popular housing societies in Pakistan due to its smart features. It is located near the new Islamabad International Airport, on Lahore-Islamabad Motorway M-2.
Capital Smart City Islamabad is a collaboration between Future Holdings Developments and Habib Rafiq (Pvt). Habib Rafiq (Pvt) is a well-known name in the real estate industry in Pakistan. Habib Rafiq (Pvt) is a developer of Bahria and DHA in Islamabad.
They have also successfully executed their own housing societies in Sargodha, Multan, and Sahiwal. The name of The societies is Royal Orchard Multan, Royal Orchard Sargodha, and Royal Orchard Sahiwal respectively.
FDHL is one of the top Pakistani real estate developers and asset management company, that assists in developing futuristic smart cities to not only provide a luxurious up-scale living but also profitable contributions to its clients.
FDHL is a group association registered under Companies Ordinance 1984. Multiple National and international business entities have come together to form this organization. FDHL is a combination of China Liaoning International Economic and Technical Cooperation Group Corporation Ltd (CLIC) and Engineering Dimensions (Pvt.) Limited (EDL) – Two of the leading companies with expertise in leadership and technical skills.
FDHL is devoted to providing an advanced modern living experience in its residential and industrial zones. These zones are all linked via the vital Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M-2) and areas around the CPEC Route.
Habib Rafiq Pvt. Ltd is a construction and development group based in Pakistan that has been responsible for some of the most prestigious construction and engineering projects over the past five decades. Its achievements have been the direct result of pure dedication and obligation to their customer demands and needs in Pakistan as well as abroad. It also earned ISO 9000 certification due to its quality management process.
HRL has been the pioneer in revolutionizing the face of housing infrastructure and development in the last 15 years and is now considered of the most respectable and well-known names in the market.
The mere name Habib Rafiq is considered equivalent to honesty, trust, quality, and professionalism, any real estate development group associated with HRL considers itself extremely privileged and lucky.
Over the years HRL group has been responsible for developing esteemed housing schemes such as Bahria Town and DHA in Pakistan with complete work including the responsibility of all the infrastructure of these societies i.e. construction of houses, roads, electrical work, mechanical work, water storage, gas pipelines and also the planning services.
The Master plan of the society was given to a Singapore-based consultancy firm named Surbana Jurong (SJ), It is designed by Norman Foster.
Surbana Jurong (SJ) is a reputed consultancy firm, headquartered in Singapore. SJ is currently one of the largest Asia-based urban, engineering, and infrastructure consulting firms, comprising a global team of over 16,000 employees across more than 120 offices including architects, designers, planners, engineers, and other specialists.
The company believes in shaping cities into homes with sustainable employment opportunities, where communities and businesses can flourish.
A cohesive planning methodology was implemented in creating the master plan of Capital Smart City. The plan includes an exclusive range of facilities to accommodate new commercial, residential, and entertainment aspects in society.
A large part of the master plan of the Smart City is focused on enhancing the natural features of the society and the plan includes new infrastructure such as a public transport network with strategically placed stations, Central Boulevard, and a cascade of high-rise buildings are all integrated into the master plan of Capital Smart City Islamabad.
The concept of this project revolves around the idea that the innovative new destination will provide an opportunity to live, work and play, and attract foreign investment.
The Capital Smart City Islamabad (CSCI) is located in the Rawalpindi Region of Islamabad, near the new Islamabad International Airport.
The project is located at Lahore-Islamabad Motorway at a distance of 9.2 km from M-2 Toll Plaza near Thalian interchange, falling on the eastern route of CPEC. Only 5-6 minutes away from the new Islamabad airport.
Its neighboring housing societies include the Al Mairaj housing scheme, Eighteen Islamabad, Lahore Smart City, and Blue World City.
Capital Smart society first covers a total land of 55,000 Kanal, it is 10 times bigger than its neighboring society University Town. It will be one of the closest housing societies to the new Islamabad International Airport. The master plan given by society at this moment is provisional and will be extended over time. Additional land will be added to the project and several other blocks will be added to the project in the future.
in August 2019, authorities had submitted the request for an extension of the land. After the approval of extension now in June 2020 the land of Capital Smart City is equal to 80,000 Kanal. it will be the biggest housing society in its nearby area.
It can be easily accessed through Main Chakri road from M-2 Motorway and via ring road shortly. The society is also directly accessible to the surrounding areas via the national highway, Lahore-Islamabad M-2 Motorway. It will also have its own designated interchange from the motorway which has been approved by FWO.
NOC of Capital Smart City Islamabad was approved by the RDA and is one of the legal housing projects in that area. However, the first NOC granted to society is currently under revision due to the additional land acquired so the society is awaiting its NOC for the revised plan for the extended blocks in the society. It is expected to be granted soon.
This society offers its occupants a unique and modern living experience to enjoy ahead of its time facilities. By Incorporating advanced technology and introducing smart features this housing society will become the very first Smart City in Pakistan. We are listing below some of the salient features of this society:
The capital smart city is striving to promote and develop strategic growth in the area along with attracting future investments. The concept for Smart City is to achieve a smart radial growth pattern keeping in consideration the major facilities and services incorporated to maximize efficiency in the lives of its residents.
The major key factors introduced in the society are listed as follows along with their features stated by the Capital Smart City.
A Smart City comprises of these elements to cultivate a modern community
A Smart City aims to provide unique, sustainable development and services in its surroundings. Capital Smart City Islamabad fulfills all the requirements of an enthralling smart city including the following:
The society will facilitate its residents by becoming the first commercial center in the region and attracting international businesses and investors to invest in the sensational housing project. Capital Smart City will also create a variety of commercial and service sector job opportunities hence contributing to the economic condition of Pakistan.
The society is designed in a way that creates a resilient social environment in the region so the people can enjoy an alluring and peaceful living and the society can become a hub for commercial, residential, and recreational opportunities.
Capital Smart City is striving to achieve a sustainable transportation system to ensure a network for road users, pedestrians, cyclists, and other mobility need. Society will introduce a state-of-the-art transport infrastructure with higher efficiency.
The society will become an iconic destination for both international and residents, with new landmarks build in the society with new religious and cultural centers, Capital Smart City will become a trademark of uniqueness and heritage.
The master plan of Capital Smart City is planned in such a way that the infrastructure of the society is built to enhance the natural features of society and keeping the development as eco-friendly as possible. The advanced solid waste management system integrated into the society as well as the adequate supply of water and electricity is one of the most important provisions of this innovative housing scheme.
The society is planned in a way that makes the conservation of natural resources a priority and ensures that the natural areas of the surroundings are not disturbed and Capital Smart City becomes a society where the residents can truly experience an environment of peace and tranquility
The capital smart city announced its overseas block in the society at London Dorchester on 20th February 2018. It is the first society to have introduced a specially designed overseas block in any housing society for the first time in Pakistan, exclusively reserved for overseas Pakistani residing abroad.
With this initiative, Capital Smart City has aimed to offer a secure and valuable investment opportunity for overseas Pakistanis to invest in Pakistan. Due to the supreme location & facilities, Overseas Block has immediately become the heart of Capital Smart City.
Very soon this block will become the desired future destination of Pakistanis living abroad. To book a residential or commercial plot in the Overseas block of Capital Smart City one has to attach a copy of their or Overseas National Identity card along with all the other relevant documents.
Overseas Block of Capital Smart City is located in the upper area to the right side of the main boulevard of the society, next to Motorway M-2. The overseas Block will be accessible directly via the proposed designated Interchange from the Motorway.
The Overseas Block consists of 5 Marla, 7 Marla, 10 Marla, 12 Marla, 1 Kanal & 2 Kanal plots that will cater to the needs of Overseas Pakistanis.
The overseas block holds a high significance in the Capital Smart City housing project. It depicts acknowledgment and appreciation for all the hard work and effort Pakistani citizens living abroad have provided for our country. Capital Smart City is providing a safe and profitable opportunity for overseas Pakistani citizens to invest in their homeland.
To make the process easiest as the possible online booking has been made available for the people who wish to invest in this project from where ever country they are currently living in.
These are the documents that are required for booking a plot in Capital Smart City Overseas block
The possession of the plots in the overseas block of the society is expected to be granted by the first quarter of 2020. The investors should keep up with the payment plan and pay the installments of the booked plan to avoid any delays in the possession and allocation of your plots.
Capital Smart city launched “Executive Block” in the society on the 2nd of May 2019 at the launch ceremony of the society. The company also gave a short briefing about the salient features of this new block and presented an opportunity for the clients of the general block to shift their plots into the executive block for a limited time.
The officials offered the conversion of these plots for only a short while, 24th May 2019 was the last date of submission of the application after which 30% additional amount is to be paid to the society for conversion or booking a new plot in this block. The price of plots in the Executive block is 30% higher than the General Block and for people who wish to convert their plot after the deadline, they will now have to pay an additional price as well as a fixed fee.
Initially, the society started its booking with the general block of the society which further got expanded into different blocks. The society compromises of different sizes of residential and commercial plots in the society ranging from 5 Marla to 1 & 2 Kanal plots in different blocks
The location of the general block of the capital smart city lies after the Overseas Block of the society which is located at the right of Main Boulevard of Capital Smart City. You can check the following master plan to get a rough idea of where the general blog is situated.
Capital Smart City has joined hands with Trivelle’s International, leading property development and investment in the UK to launch Pakistan’s first-ever Smart Villas in their housing project by the name of “Trivelle’s Lake Boulevard”. The modern development in these villas will feature the best smart, up-scale, and revolutionary features to provide an ahead of its time living experience for its occupants.
The smart villas in Trivelle’s Lake Boulevard are strategically placed between the Crystal Lake and the 18-hole Golf Course in the Overseas Block of Capital Smart City Islamabad. These Villas will be privileged with the best views of the society and will hold an edge over the remaining areas of the society in terms of features and location.
These smart Villas are classified by features in three categories classic, premium, and exclusive each category offering smart features as well as smart technology to its occupants. Classic homes have attractive features such as custom tiles, windows, cabinets, doors, a furnished kitchen, and much more as per preference.
If you want to make your villa according to your own choice you can go for a premium villa because premium invites you to decor your home on your terms.
There are two main sizes offered in Smart villas 5 Marla and 10 Marla, each size offers 2 category villas in terms of accommodation and interior.
The following are the type of 5 Marla luxury villas on Lake Boulevard.
Following is the type of 10 Marla luxury villas in Lake Boulevard
The society offers a variety of plot sizes in residential, commercial blocks and Luxury Villas ranging from now sold out 7 Marla to 1 & 2 Kanal Plots in easy 3 years Quarterly installments. Kindly refer to the payment plan attached below for complete details.
has been launched at the most affordable rates to provide equal opportunity for the investors who wish to invest in the futuristic housing project.
This initiative taken by Capital Smart City is to give the potential buyers a chance to be able to become a part of Capital Smart City, who earlier were not able to invest due to the higher cost of properties offered.
These 3.5 plots (dimensions 20 X 40), 90 Sqft. are strategically placed at the “The Harmony Park block” next to the Executive Block of Capital Smart City Islamabad.
This newly carved out Harmony Park will exhibit the same facilities and development standards as the rest of the society but the property prices and sizes offered are comparatively lower.
Capital Smart City Islamabad has launched the first of its kind The Villa Apartments with a vision to introduce a futuristic and integrated into its Harmony Park Block.
These Villa Apartments are not just cost-effective but are also a unique opportunity for you to become a part of this revolutionary housing project and experience luxurious living.
Capital Smart City has pooled in its resources, expertise, and vast experience to deliver these innovative residential options namely “The Villa Apartments”. These housing units are once in a lifetime chance for you to become a part of a true urban lifestyle at the most affordable prices.
The apartments are situated at The Harmony Park at Capital Smart City, a beautiful yet affordable living block dedicated to the Villa apartments and 3.5 Marla residential options.
The harmony block is expected to be located beside the executive block and will enjoy the supremacy of having a prime location and state-of-the-art facilities.
You can find the map of the Harmony Block in the 3.5 Marla residential Plot offered by Capital Smart City at The Harmony Park Block.
Capital Smart City Islamabad is introducing two types of villa apartment’s i.e.
The exterior & structure of the buildings resembles that of Villas hence the name The Villa Apartment. These apartment villas will comprise 3 floors, i.e., ground floor, first floor, and 2nd floor. Each building will house 2 adjacent apartments, so each building will comprise 6 units.
An MOU has been signed between Freij Entertainment Int. & Capital Smart City on Oct 23rd, 2019 for the construction of an amusement park in the vicinity of Capital Smart City Islamabad. Freij Entertainment International is well known for being the world’s largest traveling entertainment company that organizes fun carnival rides, funfairs, and skilled games all over the world.
The agreement was signed by Mr. Freij El Zein-CEO of Freij Entertainment International and top management of CSC to build many of the first amusement parks in Pakistan at the site of Capital Smart, Islamabad in collaboration with Future developments holdings, and the real estate development company responsible for the master planning of Capital Smart City.
Freij Entertainment International has signed a contract for the establishment of the most fascinating amusement parks in different cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad. Free Int. is the most efficient and competent in providing world-class entertainment projects with record completion within 2-3 months in over 26 countries
Mr. Imran Zahid Chief Commercial Officer of CSC stated that this is a significant step towards providing much-needed entertainment and amusement facilities throughout Pakistan as well as improving economic growth in the country.
These recreational parks will provide job opportunities, improvements in the lives of people and bring economic stability to the region. The interest and investments of foreign companies in Pakistan will improve the economic situation of the country as well as will open doors to future investments and business opportunities. This step is highly commendable and will help soften the image of our country making it more attractive and appealing for tourists and the local population alike.
As of November 21st, 2019, more than 5,570 Kanals of new land have been purchased by Capital smart City along the Chakri Road and River Sill with possession. This extension area will be added to the site of Capital Smart City soon and the management has started the work on its master plan.
There has been a significant advancement in the development work observed at the site of CSCI. The progress includes:
Following is the map of Overseas Block of Capital Smart City:
After the selection of plots is over, the remaining eligible files will be included in the first ballot. The computerized ballot to allot numbers to residential and commercial plots will be held in,3rd week of December 2019.
After the selection process, the remaining plot files will be included in the first ballot which will not be held in the 3rd week of December 2019. A computerized ballot will be used for the allotment of residential and commercial plots overseas and executive plots in the project.
We are attaching the copy of the Ballot Notice issued by the officials of society:
Smart City is an innovative new housing project built with futuristic technology and advanced development and modern infrastructure. It is different from other housing societies for its high standards, smart apps, never-before-seen facilities, eco-friendly smart environment, and strategic planning.
The layout plan of Islamabad city is under revision and this society might be included in the newest plan as it just falls on the border of the current Islamabad area, hence it is referred to as Capital Smart City Islamabad.
The society has gotten approval from FWO for its designated interchange from M-2 and the construction work will start by 2020.
Yes, Capital Smart City is a 100% legal and secure society to invest in. Its NOC is approved by RDA and you can verify it from the official website of RDA.
The development work has already started in the society, the work on Main Boulevard is almost completed, the construction of the mosque has also commenced among other development. For more details kindly read under the Capital Smart City Development heading in the article above.
The possession of the plots in the overseas and executive block is expected to be granted by the first quarter of 2020 to the investors who will have cleared their due payments by then.
The Capital Smart City will be a self-sustainable housing society with plenty of unique features such as a BRT system, Climate control apps, free Wi-Fi hotspots, traffic control apps, surveillance systems, appliances control apps, and much more.
Capital Smart City is a society worth investing in, it is a golden investment opportunity for the long term as well as short term investment plan.
Many features contribute to making a housing project a success but the most important one is the reputation of the owner and developer. Habib Rafiq is one of the most trusted names in the Real Estate industry in Pakistan so naturally, the investors have full confidence in the project. The majority of plots in the society have already been sold out and are now resold with profit.
The development and the master plan both look extremely promising and will contribute to making Capital Smart City a very prestigious project. It will be a unique and complete package for all individuals of society. With all the upgraded features and facilities there is no doubt that Capital Smart City will be one of its kind and most successful housing schemes in the region.
With all the advantages and privileges this society is offering there is no doubt that it is worth investing in from short to a long-term investment plan for maximum return on investment.
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