Sheikhupura, in the northwest of Lahore, is the 16th largest city in the Punjab province. It is the capital of Sheikhupura district previously known as “Qila Sheikhupura”. It is said to have been founded by the great Mughal Empire Jahangir in 1607. Since then the city has been a sight of particular attention and is now an industrial hub and satellite town. Being an industrial hub in the heart of the most populous province of the country says volumes about this city in terms of development here. It is industrialization and commercialism that leads the way to development and progress. Especially in case of Punjab which is mostly known for its agrarian economy, industries are a rare boon that hugely contribute to the economy of the country as well.
Needless to say that the infrastructure here is up to the mark because industrial areas are mostly known for their better infrastructure and rapid development. The raw material that is produced in the province or at least in the surrounding areas in any form is brought to Sheikhupura for further processing and value addition. That means there are immense opportunities of employment as well that attract people from different areas to live here. The real estate business in Sheikhupura owing to its agrarian and industrial balance has been surging especially in the recent past. Many housing societies and schemes have sprung up in the cities at different locations with some quality of facilities. You would not feel the slightest botheration in any sense, be it in choice or facilities, because the amenities here are quite abundant.
When it comes to investment in general and buying a house in particular, everyone seeks good facilities. Regardless of the prices he/she wants to have easy and hustle-free excess to healthcare, education and other basic amenities. Also, the security of the area does play a part. The house needs to be in a location that should have a carpeted road and easy excess to the neighboring cities. Sheikhupura, in this regard, is quite rich in facilities. You would find many housing societies and other real estate ventures that provide houses with different facilities and prices ranges. You will have the choice and the best service will be rendered. Talk so some of the known localities and housing schemes in the city, though there are numerous of them, yet a few of them are worth mentioning that would facilitate you with the best of options. Some of them are given below:
The fluidity of prices are incontestable. They are always in the surge, especially in the real estate business. You would never see downward mobility or nosedive in this business that is why it is considered to be the most profitable of all. As for as the prices of houses are concerned, you would have houses in different ranges. It all depends upon the location of the house and the facilities that are available there. In the gated communities, which are very much in demand these days, you would find all the basic amenities readily available. So, the prices and the facilities are directly proportional. The better the facilities, the higher is the price. In order to give just a glimpse of the general pattern of price tags, here are some of the examples:
3 Marla House in PKR __________________27 lac (Bhikhi Road)
4.6 Marla House in PKR_________________75 lac (Shaheen Villas)
5 Marla House in PKR __________________ 60 lac (Faisalabad Road)
6 Marla House in PKR __________________ 85 lac (Ghang Road)
15 Marla House in PKR _________________1.85 crore (Officer’s Colony)
Education is undoubtedly the most powerful weapon to bring revolution in this world and no one would want their children to be uneducated. So, house buyers look for educational facilities in areas where they go and invest. Sheikhupura has some note-worthy educational facilities. In terms of schools and colleges, it has schools like Horizon School System, Muslim Public Model High School, Grammar School, Allied School, Cambridge Collage, Al Barkat Technical Training College, Vocational Training Institute etc. Moreover, in order to fulfill the higher education needs, there are universities like the University of South Asia Sheikhupura Campus, University of Central Punjab, Hajvery University, Superior University of Technology, Riphah International and Virtual University.
Furthermore, when it comes to healthcare facilities, Sheikhupura offers the facilities of hospitals like DHQ Hospital, Sultan Hospital, Nimra General Hospital, Al Noor Hospital, Khadija Poly Clinic, Al Shifa Hospital, Khan Hospital and numerous other private clinics. So you need not travel to other facilities for your treatment except cancer that service is available in some of the metropolitan cities in Pakistan.
It is worth mentioning that the Quaid-e-Azam Business Park Sheikhupura is one of its kind that has been set up on modern lines of development where you can find the boom of the industry. This is spread on a vast area that has not only generated employment for many but also has immensely boosted the industrial sector. In recent time the PTI government has paid very keen attention to further developing this Business Park. It serves a model for others in the country. It deals in manufacturing services, pharmaceuticals, auto parts, electronics, light engineering, chemicals, plastics, foods and beverages, information technology, mobile manufacturing, war housing and logistics. It has also been declared a special economic zone by the government.
Additionally, Sheikhupura is attached to beautiful cities of Punjab like Kasur and others that are known for their own peculiarities. So given all the facilities in Sheikhupura, it is perhaps the city that is most conducive and favorable for living. You just need to have your ATM card with you and drive to this city. Visit the real estate sites, see the houses on offer, choose the one that best suits your need and start living, it is that simple.