ABOUT NAVAL ANCHORAGE GWADAR
Naval Anchorage Gwadar is a housing project being developed on the Makran Coastal Highway of Gwadar also known as National Highway 10. What makes this residential area special is the fact that this is the first project being developed by and will be looked after the Pakistan Armed Forces. For those looking to invest in real estate for greater return on investments, now is the time to capitalize on Naval Anchorage residential community in Gwadar.
This project apparently holds lot of potential and once it reaches the final stages of development, the prices are going to skyrocket. Apart from being a potentially good investment, the investors can rest assured that their investment is secure as it is being managed by the armed forces themselves.
As per the claim of the developers, Naval Anchorage is going to be established with modern architecture, following international standards of real estate development. Living near the sea-port raises the attraction of the overall property as well.
The housing society aims to benefit its residents with a comfortable, luxurious and safe lifestyle. All the basic amenities including, safety, education, medical facilities, water supply, power supply, proper sewage systems and well-built roads are going to be available in Naval Anchorage, Gawadar.
HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT
CPEC - The China Pakistan Economic Corridor makes Gawadar a focal point of commercial and trading activities. It is considered a milestone in strengthening Pak-China relationships further and stabilizing Pakistan’s economy. Owing to this factor, the value of properties has elevated in this area to a great extent. Besides, this also seems to be the reason that prompted the Pakistan Navy Benevolent Association to acquire a piece of land in Gwadar and use it to make a one-of-its-kind residential community of Naval Anchorage Gwadar for Pakistani citizens.
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Physical development of this housing scheme began in 2018, and many important developments are still underway. In Naval Anchorage Gwadar, more than 1400 acres of land is going to be used for housing purposes, out of which 100 acres have been reserved for the development of beautiful green belts and parks. The green patches are naturally going to enhance the value of living in this housing society.
Commercial avenues, including shops, malls and offices are also lined up for Naval Anchorage Gwadar, in the future. These spots are going to benefit business people and entrepreneurs from various trade activities at the port. Moreover, Six Main Boulevards have also been outlined to cross through this housing society, making travelling easier for business people and residents in general.
AT A GLANCE
- Gated community
- Technically sound infrastructure
- GDA approved
- Serene location
- Planned road network
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
Many transport services are available along the route of the airport road and Gwadar Old City. Since Naval Anchorage Gwadar is located far off, the only bus services available nearby include Al Mumtaz Transport, Al Abbas Transport Gwadar, Shaheen Transport and Al Najeeb Transport located in Gwadar Old City. It takes about 30 minutes to reach these bus stops by road.
Future residents can either ask those who have personal vehicles for a lift till these stops or use ride-hailing services for the short trip.
Markets near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
A market that will offer everything from grocery items to beauty products and electronics will be developed for prospective residents of this housing society in times to come. Meanwhile, locals can buy everyday items from markets near Naval Anchorage Gwadar including Burhan Super Market located on Jinnah Avenue, Pak China Supermarket in Shambey Ismail Ward, Oman Super Market & Gift Centre on airport road and Bohra Market and Sharjah Supermarket in Gwadar Old City.
The markets are situated at a drive of approximately 25 to 40 minutes from Naval Anchorage Gwadar.
Mosques near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
A beautiful mosque is going to be developed in Naval Anchorage Gwadar as soon as the residential setup’s construction reaches its final stages. In the meantime, people likely to live in this master-planned housing society can pray at Bilal Masjid Gwadar, Makki Masjid, Usmania Masjid, Madni Masjid, Thooba Masjid, Qalandari Masjid, Jamia Masjid Al Falah and Qasim-ul-Hullum Masjid located in Gwadar Old City and Khalid Bin Waleed Masjid in Mohalla Band.
It takes about 25 to 35 minutes to reach these mosques located near Naval Anchorage Gwadar by road.
Schools, Colleges And Universities near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
Naval Anchorage is going to launch prominent educational institutions in the future. But till that happens, prospective residents can send their children to schools situated in various parts of Gwadar. There are a number of government schools in the vicinity. For primary education, the girls can go to Govt. Girls Primary School Jadeed Gwadar or Govt. Girls Primary School located on Airport Road. It takes about 30 minutes to reach these schools by road.
For the higher levels, parents can opt to send their children to Govt. Model High School Gwadar and Govt. Girls High School Gwadar. The former school is a co-education while the latter is an all-girls setup. It takes nearly 25 to 30 minutes to reach these schools.
The boys can go to Govt. Boys High School Jadeed Gwadar situated in Gwadar Old City, while Dar-Ul-Ul Uloom Secondary Public School is also a good choice. Both of these all-boys schools are located in Gwadar Old City and an estimated commute time 25 to 30 minutes is required to reach these places.
Furthermore, for now, the only private school in the area is The Oasis School, situated in West Bay, Mujahid Ward Gwadar Old City – the school offers education starting from primary level up to matriculation. While the only professional educational institution in the vicinity is Gwadar Institute of Technology situated in Makkah City of Gwadar. The institute offers courses in industrial electronics, food preservation, food processing and architecture.
The educational institutions are 15 to 30 minutes away from Naval Anchorage.
Banks near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
Once this master-planned community is developed, renowned banks will be operational inside Naval Anchorage Gwadar. At present, however, the residents can go to the banks situated in Gwadar for all their financial transactions.
Notable banks including Summit Bank near Gwadar Port Road, MCB Bank on Shahibazzar Road, Allied Bank and Soneri Bank Gwadar Port Road, and Bank Alfalah and JS Bank on Airport Road are in close proximity to the upcoming housing society. An estimated commute time of 25 to 35 minutes is needed to reach these banks.
Pakistan Navy is going to be responsible for the efficient and uninterrupted supply of power in Naval Anchorage. A proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal plant, known as the Gwadar power station is expected to look after all the energy requirements. Locals are likely going to have the option of installing generators and UPS systems as a backup in case of power breakdowns.
Clinics and Hospitals near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
A state-of-the-art hospital for Naval Anchorage Gwadar is in the works. This medical facility is going to be equipped with all the latest machines and proper staff required to treat patients. Meanwhile, prospective residents can go to GDA Hospital Gwadar on Airport Road, Civil Hospital Gwadar in Thana Ward Gwadar Old City, Dr. Nazeer Clinic and Al Shifa Hospital in Gwadar Old City.
GDA Hospital Gwadar is a large hospital that offers 24/7 emergency services, diagnosis services, general wards and private wards, whereas Al Shifa Hospital is a small setup that specializes in ultrasounds, x-rays and lab services. Moreover, Dr. Nazeer clinic offers diagnosis and treatments of general ailments such as flu, infections and allergies.
All these medical facilities are easily accessible within 25 to 40 minutes via vehicles.
PROPERTIES IN NAVAL ANCHORAGE GWADAR
Sales Price Trends in Naval Anchorage Gwadar
Following is an analysis of the sales price trends for properties in Naval Anchorage Gwadar. We’ve analyzed the prices in order to help those looking to invest in this project. However, it is pertinent to note that this analysis is just for guide purposes and the prices mentioned here are subject to change.
Plots for Sale in Naval Anchorage Gwadar
As this project is still in the phase of development, a decent number of plots are available for sale. The selling price for 5 marla plots in Naval Anchorage Gwadar starts at PKR 1.25 lakh and goes up to PKR 14 lakh. Bigger 10 marla plots are also available for sale for a price range of PKR 3.5 lakh and PKR 22 lakh. Moreover, the price for 1 kanal plots is anywhere between PKR 6 lakh and PKR 35 lakh.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
For now, Bana Plaza Ladies Market located in Muhammad Ishaq Ward Gwadar Old City, is the only cloth market situated in Gwadar Old City. It takes about 30 minutes to reach this shopping area by road. Moreover, proper shopping malls will be launched in Gwadar after mega-residential projects, like Naval Anchorage, builds them for its residents and for people living in the neighbourhood.
Restaurants near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
Eating out is great for socializing and catching up with friends and families. Again, just like malls, restaurants are going to be introduced within Naval Housing Scheme in the future. Meanwhile, residents willing to eat out can go to restaurants located near Naval Anchorage including Hotel Marjan on Singhar Housing Scheme Road, Hot Box Fast Food, Dubai Restaurant and Khyber Shinwari Restaurant in Gwadar Old City, Super Salatein Restaurant on Airport Road and Gwadar Tourist Motel in Bakshi Baloch Colony.
Most of these restaurants located at a distance of approximately 17 to 25 km are small, roadside cafes offering desi cuisines. It takes approximately 15 to 30 minutes to reach them by road.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
For now, Diesel BodyBuilding in Gwadar Old City and AlPakistan Awesomeness Gym in New Town Housing are the only two gyms operating in Gwadar. Fitness enthusiasts can use them until Naval Anchorage Gwadar establishes its own gyms and fitness institutes. Additionally, in the future, a cricket ground and golf courses, are also going to be made in Naval Anchorage.
Besides, 100 acres of land area will be covered by beautiful gardens and parks, giving the locals a chance to indulge in several in-park activities such as having family picnics, jogging, taking a walk or simply relaxing with a book or music.
Parks near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
Lush green parks have been planned for the residential area. In the meantime, residents can go to parks near Naval Anchorage Gwadar including Central Park near Makran Coastal Highway and Gwadar Mini Park in New Town Gwadar to enjoy themselves. Both these parks are located at a drive of approximately 15 and 25 minutes respectively.
Salons and Spas near Naval Anchorage Gwadar
For now, just one hairdresser called Sajjad Hairdresser can be found in Gwadar Old City. The hair salon is at a drive of approximately 27 minutes. Nevertheless, investors are likely going to invest in commercial properties of this area and open various shops in the future including salons.
Naval Anchorage Gwadar is situated at the junction of Rakhshan Avenue & Coastal Highway, close to Zero Point. The forthcoming housing societies of Kings Park Gwadar and Globiz Avenue 4 are going to be situated on the side of Naval Anchorage. While Gwadar International Airport also lies in close proximity to this housing society.
The well-planned residential area is approximately 20 kilometres from Gwadar Port, 7 kilometres from Gwadar Airport and 5 kilometres from Marine Drive. Akra Dam and Jinnah Avenue are also nearby.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The biggest point of concern while buying a property in Naval Anchorage is that not only this project but the entire Gwadar City is extremely underdeveloped. As of now, only investors, who are looking for greater return on investments should invest in this project. However, any investment here would take an ample amount of time to reap benefits. Similarly, people looking to take up immediate residence in Naval Anchorage, Gwadar will have to wait for house and flats where they could move into.
Since the area is underdeveloped, all public modes of transportation, educational institutions, hospitals, entertainment spots and parks are located far off. Even, when the society is fully-developed, locals without a personal conveyance might face difficulties in their daily commute.
Importance of Naval Anchorage Gwadar from major locations nearby
- Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar is situated at a drive of around 10 minutes by road
- Akra Dam is situated at a drive of about 20 minutes
- An estimated commute time of 22 minutes is required to reach Gwadar International Airport
- Gwadar Sea Port is situated at a drive of approximately 36 minutes