ABOUT PIA HOUSING SCHEME LAHORE
PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore, is a well planned residential society, located south-west of the metropolis. The surrounding communities are Wapda Town, Green Town, Township, Johar Town and Revenue Employees Cooperative Housing Society. Its main boulevard, which is aptly named PIA Main Boulevard, connects to a number of bigger roads such as College Road, Khayaban-e-Firdousi and Shahrah-e-Nazaria-e-Pakistan.
PIA Housing Scheme is one of the up-and-coming housing projects in Lahore, which offers a prime location, affordable prices and provision of almost all kinds of modern facilities. As stated above, PIA Housing Scheme is a well planned community comprising blocks—from A to G. Of these, Block C is located in the centre of the housing scheme.
Let’s take a detailed look at what PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore, has to offer homebuyers and investors.
AT A GLANCE
- Main PIA Boulevard
- Residential properties up for sale
- Numerous options for fast-food and restaurants nearby
- Near Wapda Town and Johar Town
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Lahore’s public transport system is arguably the most well developed in the country, supported by components like the Metrobus system, feeder bus routes and the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT).
The nearest bus stop to Block A of PIA Housing Scheme is Azad Chowk Bus Stop on Baig Road, in Phase 1 of Johar Town. It’s only a 10-minute walk from the centre of Block A. Besides that, D-III College Bus Stop on Beas Avenue in Block D, Wapda Town, is a 10 to 15-minute walk away from Block G of PIA Housing Scheme. Other options are at least a kilometre away. There’s another bus stop in nearby Block E2, Phase 1 of Wapda Town, however, it’s about a kilometre away. It can be a long walk, otherwise it’s barely 5 minutes away by car. It takes the same amount of time to reach Wapda Society Office Bus Stop in Block F of Wapda Town.
Public transport is easily available near the PIA Housing Scheme. A wide range of buses, minibuses, and auto-rickshaws are conveniently available. When the car is not an option, public transport is a relatively cheaper alternative to get around the city.
According to Lahore Transport Company’s website, in low-occupancy vehicles (LOV), Route No. 105 passes by Wapda Town and in high-occupancy vehicles (HOV), Route No. B-10 serves Wapda Roundabout. Both are the closest bus routes to Blocks D, F and G of PIA Housing Schemes.
In addition, if you’re looking to go air-bound, Allama Iqbal International Airport on Airport Road is about 30 kilometres from the PIA Housing Scheme.
Markets in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
There are plenty of markets near the PIA Housing Scheme. For instance, there are several on PIA Main Boulevard like the Farooq-e-Azam Chowk in Block C1. It’s a busy roundabout with a bunch of shops selling clothes, medicines, shoes and fast food items.
Besides that, there is FurnitureHub.pk on PIA Main Blvd, near Wapda Town Roundabout. Here you can purchase your bedroom set, lounge sofas, and dining table at reasonable prices. A very convenient store for people planning to settle in this neighborhood. Other than that, Ishtiaq Sons in Block F is a supermarket that sells a big variety of complete groceries including meat, veggies, fruits, and dairy products. Not only that, but you can also buy shoes, jewelry, sports, suitcases, watches, and handbags.
Apart from that, you can find a number of independent shops on Wapda Town Roundabout, which is roughly 5 minutes’ walk from the public of PIA Housing Scheme. The shops include Kiran Electronics - where you can find everything electronic, Shakoori Pharmacy, Aima’s Collection - a clothing store, ChenOne, Iqra Book Store, Hush Puppies, Stylo, ECS, and Metro Shoes.
Moreover, you can also head over to Hakim Chowk near the Smart School (Johar Campus) that offers a variety of grocery shops and a furniture market.
Mosques in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
There are several mosques in the housing scheme and its vicinity. For instance, Masjid Quba - PIA Society on PIA Main Boulevard in the scheme’s Block A1. It’s a two-storey spacious building with a serene lawn in front of the mosque. In the same block, Jamia Masjid Bilal, also located on PIA Main Boulevard, is one of the oldest mosques in the community. In Block A, on Shadewal Road, you’ll find Jamia Masjid Khadija ul Kubra. In addition, Ayesha Masjid in Revenue Employees Cooperative Housing Society is within walking distance of Block A of PIA Housing Scheme. It’s a beautiful mosque with facilities like the ablution area, prayer halls, and bathrooms.
Jamia Masjid PIA is the main mosque located in the centre of the housing scheme in Block C on Shadewal Undar Road. Al-Khizra Mosque in Block-F, Masjid Quba PIA Society is located on PIA Main Boulevard.
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Proximity to good schools is one of the top features people consider while looking for a new home. Fortunately, you’ll find plenty of schools in and near PIA Housing Scheme. The Futurists High School for Girls in Block C of PIA Housing Scheme is a good option for those looking for an elementary and secondary school. Motherly (Day-care & Montessori), well-reviewed for its kindergarten section, is located on PIA Main Boulevard. A Beaconhouse School System (BSS) Campus for Girls is also located in Block C. BSS is one of the largest school systems in the country, established in 1975 in Lahore. The school provides the following levels of academic sections: preschool education, primary education, secondary education and preparation for General Certificate of Education (GCE) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams.
Others schools near PIA Housing Scheme include the following:
- American Lycetuff School on PIA Main Blvd, in Johar Town: This school is a few minutes’ walk from the centre of PIA Housing Scheme. It’s an English medium school that offers classes from daycare to Matric/O Levels
- Lahore Grammar School (LGS) on Shaukat Ali Road in Iqbal Avenue Housing Society: This school is barely a 10-minute drive away. LGS is one of the most prestigious O-Level schools in Lahore. The school offers more than an excellent curriculum and faculty to its students. LGS offers access to 17 clubs and societies. Students at this school also participate in international events such as NASA’s Space Competition and Google Science Fair
There are many universities near PIA Housing Scheme—barely a 10-minute drive away—that are some of the best in Lahore. For your convenience, we’ve mentioned some names below:
- The University of Central Punjab is a private university located on Khayaban-e-Jinnah, within walking distance of the housing scheme. It’s a part of Punjab Group of Colleges. The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) often ranks UCP's business school as one of the best in Lahore. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the fields of engineering, computer science, information technology, business, commerce, accounting, management, social sciences, media, and communication studies. UCP was built in 2010 and consists of five blocks. It also has an auditorium block consisting of 300 seats.
- Another private institute, Bahria University Lahore Campus on Civic Centre in Block D2, Phase 1 of Johar Town is about 2 km away. It was established in 2000 by the Pakistan Navy. It offers programs in undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies in the following disciplines: management science, computer sciences, computer engineering, electrical engineering, earth, and environmental sciences.
- The University of Education on College Road, in Phase 1 of Johar Town. It was ranked first among large-sized multiple faculty universities by the HEC in 2012. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business administration, computer science, and information technology, economics.
- Concordia College Johar Town Boys Campus in Phase 2 Johar Town. It’s an initiative of the Beaconhouse School System, which is one of the largest and most well reviewed private education networks in the country
Other than that, the Punjab College – Johar Town Campus is located near Block-R1, which is about 10 minutes away by car.
Banks in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
There are numerous banks in and near the PIA Housing Scheme. In fact, many are located within walking distance. Here is a list of banks conveniently located on PIA Main Boulevard, which, as discussed above, runs across PIA Housing Scheme:
- Faysal Bank
- Askari Bank
- Bank Islami Pakistan Ltd
- Meezan Bank Limited
- HBL Islamic Banking
- Summit Bank
- Habib Metropolitan Bank near Wapda Town Roundabout،
- Bank Al-Habib
- Dubai Islamic Bank
- Bank of Punjab Taqwa Islamic Banking
- Bank Alfalah Islamic Branch
You also don’t have to worry about daily transactions as almost all of these branches comprise ATM booths that are functional 24/7.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
There are numerous hospitals near the PIA Housing Scheme. In fact, some of the best medical facilities in the city are about a 10-minute drive away. Have a look:
- Shaukat Khanum Hospital – Lahore in Block-R3, Family Health Hospital in Block-D, and Evercare Hospital Lahore: This is Pakistan's largest cancer hospital and is home to the largest radiation oncology centre in the country.
- Omar Medical Centre is a general clinic providing all quick facilities from general check-ups to specialty consultation.
- Horizon Hospital on Block D-II, Johar Town is only 7 minutes by car. It’s a well-versed hospital offering basic services with a hard-working emergency department, a blood bank, and a 24-hour laboratory.
- Union Hospital on Khayaban-e-Jinnah in Iqbal Avenue Housing Society is at a distance of just 1.3 km from the society. A good facility for minor health issues and general consulting.
For more options, you’ll have to drive more than 20 minutes to these places:
- Lahore General Hospital on Ferozpur Road, near Chungi that is around 25 minutes’ drive. It’s a well-equipped tertiary care hospital. The hospital provides services in the departments of internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonology, dermatology, family medicine, and general surgery. It also has an emergency department and a pharmacy.
- National Hospital & Medical Centre on 132/2 Street 123, Sector L DHA Phase 1 is about 45 minutes’ drive from PIA Housing Scheme. This is also one of the best private medical facilities in Lahore. Visitors can find a mosque and canteen as well within the hospital.
- Fatima Memorial Hospital on Shadman Road, Ichhra, which can be reached in 14 km. It’s a private hospital with good medical facilities and competent Doctors. It is run by a trust known as Fatima Memorial Trust. They provide general and semi-private and private medical care in different categories.
PROPERTIES IN PIA HOUSING SCHEME LAHORE
Sales Price Trends in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
There are limited properties for sale in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore. Here is an overview of the current sales price trends of real estate in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore. Please note these sales price trends are subject to change.
Houses for Sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Houses for sale in PIA Housing Scheme come in several different sizes. The most in-demand size for houses for sale in PIA housing scheme are 5 marla, 10 marla, and 1 kanal. The price trends of a 5 marla house for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore is PKR 1.07 crore to PKR 1.5 crore. While a 10 marla house for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore is priced from PKR 1.65 crore and goes up to PKR 2.6 crore. Likewise, 1 kanal houses for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore are valued from PKR 2.15 crore to PKR 5 crore. Properties for sale in PIA housing Scheme usually include amenities like electricity backup, garage, centrally air-conditioned, and waste disposal.
Plots for Sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
The price of 10 marla residential plots for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore are priced between PKR 1.1 crore and PKR 10.1 crore. However, the average price of 10 marla plots for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Blocks D & E is PKR 1.1 crore. Price trends for 1 kanal residential plots for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore are from PKR 1.5 crore to PKR 2.25 crore.
Rent Price Trends in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Here is an overview of the current rent price trends of real estate in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore. Please note these rent price trends are subject to change.
Houses for Rent in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Those looking to rent houses have several options in the PIA Housing Scheme. A 10 marla house for rent in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore is priced from PKR 60,000 to PKR 1 lakh per month. The average price for a 10 marla house for rent in PIA Housing scheme Lahore is PKR 75,000 per month. While 1 kanal houses for rent in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore are priced from PKR 90,000 to PKR 1.55 Lakh per month.
Flats for Rent in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Check out the flats for rent in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore. The 2 bedroom flats for rent in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore are priced from PKR 22,000 to PKR 35,000 per month. The flats for rent are equipped with a kitchen, a TV-lounge, and a balcony.
Commercial Properties in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
A 5 marla commercial plot for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore will cost you PKR 2.7 crore. While the price of a 10 marla commercial plots for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore starts from PKR 2.75 crore. These plots are situated closer to the Main PIA Boulevard. Besides that, a 1 kanal commercial plot for sale in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore starts from PKR 2.1 crore.
MOST POPULAR BLOCKS IN PIA HOUSING SCHEME LAHORE
From the buying trend, the most popular area for purchasing property in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore is Block C. The block is adjacent to the PIA Main Boulevard, hence is pretty close to a number of amenities. It can be seen that the Block E is the second most popular block for buying properties in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore.
In a similar fashion, the most popular area for buying commercial property in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore is also Block C. It is followed up by Block G and Block A1 as well.
Other than that, the most popular area for renting property in PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore is Block E, followed up by Block D. Good to know, the Block E is close to the Wapda Town roundabout making it surge as the most in demand block.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Lahore has significantly transformed into a megalopolis in the last decade, it is home to a number of stunning shopping malls.
The PIA Housing Scheme has several shopping plazas and some luxurious shopping malls in nearby areas. Raiwind Trade Centre and Abbas Trade Centre are both located on PIA Main Boulevard. These centres have offices on the upper floors and shops on the lower floors. Residents can find a wide variety of products that includes office supplies, daily used grocery items, and garments too. Plus, Al-Hayat Centre in Block E is also a good spot to shop.
Besides that, the Emporium Mall by Nishat Group on Abdul Haque Road, adjacent to Lahore International Expo Centre, in Phase 2 Johar Town can be reached in a short drive of 12 minutes. It is an 11-story mall spread over 1.8 million square feet and is home to over 200 stores and a five-star hotel. Inaugurated in 2016 it is the second-largest mall in Pakistan after the Lucky One Mall in Karachi, and also one of the largest shopping malls of the world by gross leasable area. It includes a nine-screen multiplex cinema called Universal Cinemas. It also has a large food court with a number of delightful eateries.
On the other hand, there is Amanah Mall on Model Town Link Road which is around 15 minutes drive from the project. It’s a nice shopping mall with various international retail stores along with renowned domestic brand outlets like Khaadi, EdenRobe, Junaid Jamshed, Outfitters, and Gul Ahmed. The mall also has a good cinema and a food court with the most trending specialties of the city.
Moreover, the Mall of Lahore on Tufail Road, near Cantt that can be accessed in 30 minutes from PIA Housing Scheme. A project by the Bahria Group, it's a one-of-a-kind shopping mall with a food court on the top. A high-end grocery store in the basement. You can find plenty of branded clothing outlets that include AghaNoor, Kayseria, Ethnic, Mausummery, and much more.
Restaurants and Bakeries in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Lahore has a diverse food scene ranging from traditional Pakistani to Chinese and continental - you can find it all in this bustling metropolis. You can explore some of the most appetizing restaurants of the city, thanks to the PIA Main Boulevard which is home to a variety of wonderful eateries and restaurants.
- Karachi Silver Spoon Tandoori - Head over for the best paratha rolls and BBQ.
- Stone Fire - They serve great tasting pizzas at affordable rates.
- Karachi Kanteen - Serving a number of Pakistani dishes like Sindhi Biryani, Fry Qeema, and much more.
- Dar's Delighto - they present a nice buffet at very competitive prices. A great family restaurant with a delicious menu.
- Oshkhana - Eat Together - they offer a variety of unique dishes such as Tajik Pulao and Chicken Tabaka which is highly recommended. Economical prices and phenomenal ambiance.
Besides that, there are quite a few options for pizza lovers. For instance, Say Cheese - a great fast-food spot, New Yorker Pizza - which are rated as one of the best pizza in town, and Hot’n’Chilli - that serves a number of grilled items along with mouth-watering burgers.
Some popular places within walking distance are the Chefry, Muqadas, Lahore Naan Shop, Dazzler Fried Chicken, and Al-Jaalsa Hut. Residents can also access several others on the south end of PIA Main Boulevard like Burger County, Fri-Chiks, Biryani Master, and Mr.Dhaba are all located near Block A and Block E. Dagwood near Bank Islami on the main road is known as one-of-a-kind restaurant that offers the best quality, quantity sandwiches in the least possible price. PIA Housing Scheme residents have plenty of options to fulfill their cravings.
On the other hand, there are great choices when it comes to bakeries and sweet shops like Butt Sweets & Bakers on PIA Main Boulevard, in Block F which is the center point of the community. Here you can find a variety of authentic bakery items like biscuits, rusks, bread, cakes, and samosas.
In addition, there is Gourmet Bakers & Sweets near Wapda Town Roundabout, Block F. They serve a variety of delicious and affordable bakery items such as patties, pastries, French bread, and other goodies. Moreover, there are numerous bakeries in proximity to the area such as Shezan Bakers, Bundu Khan Sweets and Bakers, and Forever Bakery on Wapda Town Avenue which is just 5 minutes away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Fitness Centres in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
There are a number of gyms near PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore, that residents can easily access. The preferred choice for residents is Figure & Physique Gym on the main boulevard in Block D of PIA Housing Scheme. It offers weight-training, strength training, cable machines and balance equipment. Lockers and washrooms are also available. Vision Fitness for men in Block E is also on PIA Main Boulevard. This gym has a wide range of machines such as circuit weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment, which includes stationary bikes, treadmills, and ellipticals.
Moreover, you will also find Hit Fit Workout Fitness Gym near Block A5 of Wapda Town, which is only 6 minutes away by car. It is a well-versed facility with free-weights, martial arts classes, and professional training programs. It provides a great opportunity to finally start working on your body fitness you've always dreamed of and thought about.
There are a couple of more gyms near PIA Housing Scheme, such as Smarts Gymnasium on Main Blvd and Khurram Sports on Shadewal Road, which are well-equipped with all the necessary fitness tools like cardio, strength-training, pull-up frame bar, and training bench.
Parks in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
Residents of PIA Housing Scheme have plenty of choices when it comes to parks and recreational sites. For example, you’ll find the B4 Block Family Park near B4 Road, Main Society Park near Block-B2, Mahnoor Park in Block-A4 and PIA Family Park near Hakim Chowk. These parks contain wide green spaces, walking tracks, and kids’ amusement areas.
Apart from that, the Corner Park (Block A5) on A-5 Main Road in PGEHS is only 2 kilometers away from the PIA Housing Scheme. It’s a beautiful community park where children can engage in a number of activities and adults can jog and enjoy fresh air, take a stroll, ride a bike, enjoy a picnic lunch with the family, or play a friendly game of Frisbee on the lawn.
Besides that, the Family Park (Block D3) on Shadewal Road, in Block D3 of Wapda Town, is about 10 minutes away by car. It’s a well-maintained, scenic park with jogging tracks and a variety of fun activities for children. Moreover, you can also head to the PIA Family Park in Block A of Revenue Society which is around 8 minutes walk from the society. It’s a nice, small park with a jogging track.
Aside from that, Gaddafi Stadium—the largest cricket stadium in Lahore—is about 30 minutes’ drive away from the PIA Housing Scheme Area. It’s home of the Pakistan Cricket Board as the headquarters of the Pakistan Cricket Board are situated here.
Salons in and near PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
You’ll find plenty of beauty parlours and salons in and near PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore. For instance, COSMO Salon in Block E is a popular facility for men that provides services including haircuts, shaving, facials, and hair-dye.
Another well-reviewed salon for men is Toni&Guy, which is located on the main boulevard, in Block D of PIA Housing Scheme. It’s a popular hair salon for men providing a broad range of services. However, compared to other establishments, prices at Toni&Guy are higher.
For women, Anya's Salon & Spa in Block D, Phase 1 of Johar Town, is a good option. It is a 10-minute walk away from the centre of PIA Housing Scheme. It’s a well-managed salon offering a number of services at economical prices. The services offered here include hair-cuts, hair-styling, party makeup, bridal makeup, and face polish. In addition, there is Shades Beauty Salon in Block C2, Phase 1 of Johar Town, which is just 2 km away. It’s a great spot to get ready for any occasion. The staff here is professional and provides excellent hair and skin-related services.
Other hair salons on PIA Main Boulevard include Blue Scissors Hair Salon and VOGUE Salon in Block D of PIA Housing Scheme. In Block C, you can find Infinite Hair Salon & Studio and AXE Men Salon.
Moreover, Honey's Passion Beauty Salon in Block A1 of Punjab Government Employees Housing Society (PGEHS), is roughly 11 minutes by car. It is a high-end beauty salon that’s known for its wide range of hair, skin and makeup services.
Other than that, Swiss Lounge by Amir Riaz on Main Blvd, in Block D3, Wapda Town, is about 10 minutes away by car. It is a beauty clinic for men that provides a number of grooming services including hair-styling, hair-colouring, shaving, and groom packages.
Cinemas in PIA Housing Scheme Lahore
The residents of PIA Housing Scheme can access several movie theatres in the surrounding neighbourhoods. CineStar Cinema IMAX Theatre on Plot # 13, Ali Road, Commercial Area Township which is just 11 minutes by car. It’s a family-oriented cinema with state-of-the-art facilities and ambiance. The staff is quite cooperative and customer-friendly. Moreover, there is Cinepax Amanah Mall on Amanah Mall, G.E.C.H.S. Phase 2 which is roughly 6 km away. It’s also a high-quality cinema, playing the latest movies and serving a number of snacks.
Other movie theatres nearby include the Universal Cinemas on Abdul Haque Road, adjacent to Lahore International Expo Centre which is about 4.4 km away and Movies Zone in Block 2, Township that is 12 minutes away.
The PIA Housing Scheme area is surrounded by several developed housing societies like the Johar Town, Wapda Town, Awasia Housing Society, Revenue Employees Housing Society, and Abdalians Housing Society. The famous Model Town is 20 minutes away from PIA Housing Scheme; Gulberg 3 is also about half an hour away.
Residents can also access Joyland which is one of the oldest parks in Pakistan. It is located in the centre of Lahore city, Fortress Stadium, which is approximately 35 minutes away from the PIA Housing Scheme. Lahore Zoo and Lawrence Garden are also not too far away, one of the oldest zoos in South Asia is just 35-minutes away from PIA Housing Scheme.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
PIA Housing Scheme, Lahore, is surrounded by a number of major residential projects such as Wapda Town, Green Town, Township, and Johar Town. The Main PIA Boulevard is a busy street replete with commercial activity. In order to access amenities like clinics, hairdressers, general stores, fast-food joints, and mobile top-up shops, you can easily walk to the Main PIA Boulevard. Apart from that, the housing scheme offers spacious houses and residential plots that are reasonably priced and are conveniently located.
If you're on the hunt for a new home in a tranquil neighbourhood with ease of access to basic facilities, PIA Housing Scheme could be just the ticket.
Importance of PIA Housing Scheme Lahore from major locations nearby
- Bahria University Lahore Campus on Civic Centre, Block D2, in Johar Town Phase 1 can be reached in just 7 minutes by car
- Shaukat Khanum Hospital on Muhammad Ali Road, Block R3, Johar Town, Phase 2 that is roughly 5 minutes drive
- The Allama Iqbal International Airport on Airport Road, in Cantt, is a 45 minutes drive from PIA Housing Scheme
- The University of Central Punjab is around 5 minutes walk from the society
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