ABOUT PHASE 6, DHA LAHORE
DHA Phase 6 is another extension of the top-notch DHA Lahore, perfectly situated between Bedian Road and Barki Road. The 6th phase of the community is planned as per the new residential and commercial standards, however, adhering to the set by-laws. Moreover, society features a contemporary infrastructure that compliments high-class amenities and lavish lifestyle standards.
DHA Phase 6 has wide road networks and Main Boulevard, in contrast to its old phases. Moreover, residents here have easy access to Lahore Ring Road and thus, exit and entry to Lahore are hassle-free. Exit towards Mall Road from Phase 6 is also pretty convenient.
History of Development
DHA Lahore was launched in the 1970s as Lahore Cantt Cooperative Housing Society (LCCHS), which was supervised by the Management Committee (MC). Later in the 1980s, a by-law was passed, according to which army officers can elect MC members. This by-law was opposed by some members and the case was taken to High Court. The High Court gave the decision in favour of armed forces and authority of MC was transferred to Commander Lahore Corps. in the 1990s. LCCHS was renamed as Defence Housing Authority (DHA) legally and officially via provincial ordinance and federal order. DHA Phases 1 to 5 are fully developed, Phase 6 is partially developed and the construction work is at its pace. Whereas, Phases 7, 8, 9 and 11 are at initial stages of development.
Planning and Development
DHA Phase 6 of Lahore is a well-planned community, divided into 15 blocks. The blocks in this phase are A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N and CCA. These blocks feature residential and commercial properties. The residential plots in Phase 6 that are available for sale are of area sizes 5 marla, 10 marla, 1 kanal and 2 kanal. Whereas, there are only 4 and 8 marla commercial plots up for sale in this phase. Possession of plots are handed over and approximately 400+ houses have been constructed and many more are under construction. The houses that are available in this phase are owner built and available for rent as well. The management has set up lush green parks in all of its blocks that further enhance the overall beauty of the society.
In addition, Defence Raya Resort in Phase 6 has also been developed in partnership with Bandar Raya Developments Berhad, Malaysia. It’s the first town in Pakistan that features a golf course, a resort and a housing society all in one! This real estate venture offers 1 and 2 kanal villas, 10 and 14 marla houses and condominiums. Possessions have been given to respective owners and around 21% of the Raya is populated.
AT A GLANCE
- Wide road networks
- Separate clean water tanks in each block
- 24/7 security, CCTV monitoring
- Round the clock Security patrolling
- Vigilant Punjab Police, Security Staff and Rescue Team
- Public transport is easily accessible
- Active grid station
- Gas, electricity and water facility available
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Public transport is available in and near DHA Phase 6 of Lahore. Rickshaws, buses and taxis are accessible easily. Residents can also avail cab-hailing services, which are accessible 24/7. Also, residents can commute via Daewoo Buses, which were launched in 2015. Daewoo Express Intra City Bus Terminal is found in DHA Phase 6 Block A, however, residents can access Daewoo Buses from other phases of DHA as well. The nearby Daewoo bus stops are Daewoo Terminal in Phase 5, situated at 9 km, Daewoo Bus Stop at Lalak Jan Chowk Phase 2 at 7 km and Daewoo U block Stop Phase 2 at 7.5 km. Other bus stops that are in close proximity to the project are UET Bus Stop, Mana Wala Bus stop, Dera Chahal Bus Stop on Bedian Road. These bus stops can be reached after covering a distance of 4.1 to 7.8 km.
Markets in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Some of the markets in DHA Phase 6 are under construction and will open soon. DHA Mart in Block J and Mubbrikh Market in Block A are some of the most awaited commercial projects in society.
Residents, however, have access to various other markets and stores in Phase 6. Some of them are Europa Supermarket in Block C, Value-Inn in Block E, Al Fatah Local in Block H and Bravo General Store in Block J. Furthermore, residents can shop for goods from markets, located in other phases of DHA.
Mosques in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Mosques will be constructed in nearly each of Phase 6 blocks. The functional mosques are located in Blocks A, B, C and E. Jamia Mosques are found in Block K and Defence Raya Golf Course and Club in Block M.
Schools, Colleges And Universities in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
The best and renowned educational institutes are located within the gated-community of DHA Phase 6. Residents, fortunately, have The City School, Millennium Roots School, FWS and Roots Millennium School, SICAS, National Music Academy Pakistan, Beaconhouse School, The Millennium University College, Spirit of Math and Lahore Garrison University.
Banks in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
The banks that are operating in DHA Phase 6 include Bank of Punjab, Bank Alfalah Islamic and Habib Bank Limited (HBL) in Block J, JS Bank, Soneri Bank and Habib Metropolitan Bank in Block H, Sindh Bank, Silk Bank, Summit Bank and Bank Al Habib in Block B, United Bank Limited and Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) in Block A and Allied Bank in Block L.
DHA Lahore has planned its working on 21 grid stations. However, the management has successfully installed a 132 KV grid station, which is fully functional and supplying electricity to Phase 6 and 7.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Contemporary, fully equipped hospitals in DHA Phase 6 of Lahore are under construction. Hospitals in the vicinity are Government Shahbaz Sharif Hospital on Bedian Road, Geo Hospital in Haji Park Gohawa and National Hospital & Medical Center in DHA Phase 1. These medical facilities are accessible within a distance of 5 to 9 kilometres from Phase 6 society.
Nearby clinic accessible at 3.6 km from DHA Phase 6 is Dr Naveed Rashid's Infectious Diseases Clinic. It is situated in 1 PKLI Avenue, The Lahore Knowledge Park, and Opposite Sector E of DHA Phase 6. Dr Tariq Nazir Chattha Clinic in DHA Phase 5, Sector B is reachable after covering around 5 km and Noor Clinic and Maternity Home in Kohār Phase 2 Cantt View Housing Scheme is 6 km away. For dental related problems, you can visit the Dental Specialists clinic in DHA Phase 6 Lahore, situated in the NBP Funds building in the commercial area.
PROPERTIES IN PHASE 6, DHA LAHORE
Sales Price Trends in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
For investors, it is the best time to invest in properties of Phase 6, DHA Lahore, as the society is under development and once the development work is complete the prices are expected to increase further, given that its an extension of DHA with contemporary planning and prime location.
Houses for Sale in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
DHA Lahore Phase 6 is situated at an ideal location, as its residents have easy access to other significant landmarks of DHA society. The DHA Commercial-Broadway and other leisure and entertainment facilities, found in other phases of DHA are just a few kilometres away. Thus, buying a house in DHA Phase 6 will provide easy access to all the amenities of the society. Potential buyers and investors can opt to buy houses as per their budget. The rates of houses available for sale in Phase 6 vary. For example, the value of houses in central blocks C, D and G have a different price range and in prime blocks A, B H and J have a different one.
Also, there is a price variation in the same area size houses as well. The 10 marla houses for sale in DHA Phase 6 have rates between PKR 90 lakh and PKR 3.94 crore. The prices of properties depend on various factors, due to which rates of the same area size houses are different. 5 marla houses in Phase 6 of DHA Lahore are available for sale with rates between PKR 60 lakh and PKR 1.9 crore. Some of the houses for sale are brand new and some are old in Phase 6, have a different type of front elevation, the material used and quality of fittings and fixtures. However, a lavishly designed and structured house in Phase 6 features beautiful front elevation, servant quarter, lawn, terrace, 4 master bedrooms, tiled flooring, spacious car parking space and American kitchen. Similarly, big houses in Phase 6 society feature splendid architecture. Therefore, the value of 1 kanal houses for sale, as of February 2019, is between PKR 1.75 crore and PKR 8.8 crore. Houses that are near amenities also have high asking rates. 2 kanal houses for sale in DHA Phase 6 featuring excellent interior and exterior, have prices starting from PKR 7.5 crore that may go as high as PKR 18.5 crore. Some of the owner built houses for sale also have a swimming pool facility, indoor terrace and lush green gardens with fountains.
Plots for Sale in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
The residential plots for sale in DHA Phase 6 of Lahore are completely developed. According to real estate experts, the plots in the society will yield high returns on investment in coming two to three years, as of February 2019. Plots in its prime blocks i.e. A, B, H and J have high rates and value, as compared to plots in other blocks. Potential buyers can purchase land as per their budget for building their dream home in any of its blocks. DHA Phase 6 on a whole is an ideal community for personal residence, located on a prime location. The rates of residential plots are discussed below, as of February 2019:
5 marla plots in DHA Phase 6 Lahore have a value between PKR 46 lakh and PKR 1.15 crore. 5 marla plots for sale here are pretty good for building small houses for small families. The prices of 10 marla plots in Phase 6 society starts from PKR 95 lakh and may go as high as PKR 2.8 crore. Plots that are found near commercial block, amenities or are positioned at the corner of the lane, have high demand in terms of rates as well.
If you are willing to invest or build a huge dream home, then you can opt to buy 1 kanal plots or 2 kanal plots in Phase 6, DHA Lahore to creatively construct and design a master-piece house. 1 kanal plots for sale in DHA Phase 6 have prices between PKR 96 lakh and PKR 16.5 crore and 2 kanal have rates between PKR 2.15 crore and PKR 11.02 crore. Big plots come with high prices and high value!
Rent Price Trends in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
The rental value of units in Phase 6, DHA Lahore depends on two important factors i.e. location of the house you are taking on rent and whether it's furnished or not. However, considering the current development, the rental rate in the society are pretty affordable.
Houses for Rent in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
The rental rates of houses in DHA Phase 6 of Lahore vary. Houses constructed on same area sizes also have a different rental fee. For instance, 5 marla houses for rent in the locality of Phase 6 have leasing fee between PKR 45, 000 and PKR 2.5 lakh The houses for rent have a difference in rate because the units offered to potential tenants have different structure and quality of finishing. Also, some are fully and semi-furnished or are in close proximity to parks, restaurants or other facilities. All such factors influence the rental rate of houses. Similarly, the lowest rental fee of 10 marla houses in DHA Phase 6 start from PKR 60, 000 and the highest is PKR 1.4 lakh of a brand new furnished house. The ultra-modern luxurious 1 kanal houses in Phase 6 have rental rates between PKR 55, 000 and PKR 4 lakh.
The construction work of commercial buildings and plazas have been completed in society. Therefore, there are a significant number of commercial properties for sale in DHA Phase 6. Potential buyers can purchase sector shops, buildings, offices, plazas, etc. built on different area sizes. Also, those having a limited budget can opt to get commercial properties for rent. DHA Phase 6 is an ideal real estate venture, especially for investment. Those seeking to purchase land in the project’s commercial block can buy commercial plots that are up for sale in Phase 6. Society only offers 4 and 8 marla commercial plots that are ready for possession. Plot owners can start construction right away as per construction by-laws set by DHA. The sale prices of these plots start as low as 4.5 crores and go up to 52 crores depending on their placement and the amenities around them. Furthermore, possession of commercial plots in DHA Phase 6 Block CC-II have been handed over to respective owners.
The commercial area of DHA Phase 6 is developing at its pace and a number of local and international brands' store are found within the project premises.
Most Popular Blocks in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Blocks L, M and N are considered as the most popular in DHA Phase 6. Main Boulevard of the society and Barki Road is easily accessible from these blocks. In addition, these blocks feature 1 kanal plots only.
DHA Phase 6 Block L features a completely developed mosque, two parks and beautifully constructed houses. Furthermore, some of the areas within Block L will face the DHA Mega Shopping Mall of Phase 6.
Whereas, the 18-hole golf course is in Block M. This block will also feature a 15 kanal grand mosque, 65 kanal family park and a 50 kanal hospital. All these facilities are under construction.
Main Boulevard is directly reachable from Block N. It has access to the Barki Road and DHA Golf Club’s main gate via a road that divides Block N. Also, Lahore School of Economics is just 5 minutes’ away from this block.
The above discussed popular blocks are ideal from investment point of view as well as for building a dream home. Property experts highly recommend buying plots in these blocks for better returns on investment.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Mega Shopping Mall in DHA Lahore Phase 6 is under construction. Whereas, there are other shopping malls accessible that include AR Plaza in Sector C and Zohaib Plaza in Sector H. Residents of Phase 6 can also go shopping to malls, located in other phases of DHA. Defence Shopping Mall, situated at a distance of 13 km in DHA’s main boulevard is one of the closest options. Other good options for shopping are Europa Shopping Mall (10 km), NEXT Store (10 km), Clothing Call (10 km) and ENEM Store (10 km) in DHA Phase 3, Jawwad Centre (8.2 km) in Phase 2, Reborn Fashion (9.1 km) in Phase 1, etc.
Restaurants And Bakeries in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
Residents of DHA Phase 6 have easy access to best eateries and bakeries within the premises. The restaurants serving delicious Pakistani, Italian, Chinese, Continental, etc. in Phase 6 are Fri-Chicks and Gloria Jean’s in Block H, Student Own Café in Block C, Chishti Naan Shop in Block E, Tandoori in Block G, The Place Restaurant in Defence Raya Golf Resort of Sector M, Domino’s in Block CCA, Broadway Pizza and BLVD 56 cafe in Block B, Grill Town at the Main Boulevard, Bingo Bites in Block J.
For different types of sweets, confectionaries and desserts, residents have Sweettooth and Second Cup Coffee Company in Block J, Ehsan Gold Bakers and Al Madina Sweets in Block D and Coffee Planet at the Main Boulevard of DHA Phase 6.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
A huge sports complex is under construction in DHA Lahore Phase 6. It will feature state-of-the-art sports facilities. Residents will be able to play tennis, basketball, cricket, etc. Also, the management will appoint experts and coach to train members in their favourite sports.
When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, there are various gyms and fitness centres in DHA Phase 6 for fitness conscious people, namely, Max Fitness and Dimensions in Block B, GymIt and FitnessPro Studio in Block H and Fitness Planet in Block C.
Parks and Clubs in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
There are well-maintained and clean lush green parks in different blocks of the society. Also, beautiful and colourful flowers have been planted by management. The parks also feature slides and play area for kids. However, as of February 2019, some of the blocks of Phase 6 have fully developed parks that include Blocks J, M and N. Parks in other blocks are under development.
Defence Raya Golf and Country Club is a significant leisure and entertainment option for the residents of DHA Phase 6. This club features an 18-hole golf course, fitness facility, restaurant, indoor swimming pool and a tennis court.
Salons and Spas in Phase 6, DHA Lahore
DHA Phase 6 features some of the top-notch beauty salons. Residents can visit Glam Lounge Salon in Block H and L, Toni & Guy, Studio S by Sadaf and Emaan Bridal Salon in Block J, Khuram ‘N’ Guys Hair Salon in Block H, Vintage Hair Salon in Block C and Sahar’s Salon in Block A.
Residents of DHA Phase 6 have access to all the recreational and leisure facilities of DHA Lahore and nearby localities. There are tons of options in the vicinity that residents can explore and enjoy from time to time. To spend quality time and have fun with family and friends, residents can visit different amusement and theme parks, found nearest to Phase 6. For example, Battlefield Paintball on Defence Road, Sindbad in Saddar Town, Mobilink Theme Park in Lahore Cantt, Baoli Amusement Park in Aziz Bhatti Town, Moscow Water Park in Kamahan Village and X Park in DHA Phase 5. These parks can be reached after covering an approximate distance of 6.7 km to 17.2 km from DHA Phase 6. Moreover, there are museums in the vicinity that include Minni’s House (10 km) in DHA Phase 3, Sumi’s House (9.8 km) and Passion Art Gallery (9.1 km) in DHA Phase 1 and Army Museum Lahore (14.6 km) on Amjad Chaudhry Road. Residents with their kids can plan a visit to nearby zoos. Lahore Zoo on Mall Road is situated at an approximate distance of 22 km from the project, where residents will find pony rides, cafes, Giraffe House and Monkey Sanctuary. Peacocks Pen, Model Town and Mini Zoo, Gulberg are also reachable after covering around 16 to 19 km from the society.
As the Phase 6 cinema is under construction, residents can enjoy a movie at DHA Cinema in Phase 2, Cinepax in Packages Mall, etc. Avid gamers have access to Portal-Premium Gaming Experience and Neomatrix in DHA Phase 3 and Big Town Gaming Zone in Phase 1. The famous Mughal garden Shalimar Bagh on GT Road, Jallo Zoo, Jallo Lake, BRB Picnic Point and Iqbal’s museum, can be reached within 23 to 30 minutes from DHA Phase 6.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Property experts consider DHA Lahore Phase 6 as an ideal real estate venture for investment purposes. The property rates in this phase are comparatively low to DHA Phase 5. Its commercial block is also progressing significantly, as big brands are opening their stores here. Location wise, Phase 6 is centrally positioned, where at one side you shall find old phases and new phases 7, 8 and 9 on the other. In order to divert potential buyers’ attention and boost property value, some major developments have been planned in the vicinity. Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Hospital and Research Institute is under-construction near Phase 6’s Blocks E and F. This state-of-the-art hospital will feature 800-beds and will be accessible 24/7. Thus, buying a plot in this project, especially in its E and F blocks might prove profitable and generate high returns. Additionally, a Knowledge Park is also planned alongside DHA Phase 7 Lahore, which will house campuses of top universities and schools.
Importance of Phase 6, DHA Lahore from major locations nearby
- Allama Iqbal International Airport is easily reachable via Lahore Ring Road at a drive of 17 minutes' from the society
- Lahore Ring Road is accessible that connects Phase 6 to major localities of Lahore
- LUMS University-the internationally recognized university in DHA Phase 5 can be reached within 14 minutes from Phase 6 society