ABOUT TOP CITY 1 ISLAMABAD
Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, is famous for its historical sites, diverse culture and breathtaking natural wonders. Apart from great infrastructure, the city of Islamabad is one of the famous tourist spots of Pakistan. With a population of 10 million people, according to the 2017 census, Islamabad is the 9th largest city of Pakistan. As the population continues to surge each year, the demand for new housing schemes seems to be increasing as well. Top City 1 Islamabad is one of the latest — and the biggest — additions to Islamabad’s real estate projects.
Around 3 km away from New Islamabad International Airport, Top City 1 is situated on the southern side of Kashmir Highway. The people of Islamabad can enjoy unparalleled advantages while living in this society, which comes under the jurisdiction of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA).
The development of Top City 1 started in 2012 and it is expected to become one of the most promising projects of Islamabad offering affordable housing options. Located at the M-1 and M-2 junction, the project provides a golden opportunity for buyers to find a new home and/or make long-term investments. Top City 1 is further categorized into different blocks — from Block A to Block H. However, G, H and F blocks are quite close to the gate of New Islamabad Airport. The society offers a wide range of residential units, large-sized plots, skyscrapers, lavish farmhouses, and commercial buildings. Almost all amenities such as electricity, water supply, green belts, an eco-friendly environment along with waste management system are available in Top City 1 Islamabad.
Covering approximately 740 hectares, Top City 1 offers 5 marla, 10 marla, and 1 kanal plots for sale. In addition, the part of this project that faces Kashmir Highway has been reserved for a 5-star hotel, while a skyscraper will be constructed on the land facing Lahore Motorway. A wastewater treatment plant has also been designed where treated water will be used for the purpose of gardening.
AT A GLANCE
- Located near New Islamabad International Airport
- The project comes under RDA jurisdiction
- Safe real estate scheme, perfect for housing and long-term investments
- Easily accessible from Airport Road, Kashmir Road
- Offers a wide range of residential and commercial units
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Mosques, Imam Bargah and Churches near Top City 1 Islamabad
Top City 1 is still under development, as of January 2019, there is only a Top City 1 Mosque which is located within the area. The residents can also go other mosques including Faizan-e-Madinah Mosque in G-15, Dhok Abdullah Mosque in Dhok Abdullah G-12, Abu Huraira Mosque F-10, Ibn Taymiyyah Mosque, and Babari Masjid is located in G-10 respectively. All the mosques are located around a 20 to 30-minute away from the site however, Jamia Masjid O Imambargah Musa Kazim in Jhangi Syedian is also situated 16 km away from the main residential area.
In addition, Assemblies of God Church- Awan Town and New Apostolic Church Pakistan, Naseerabad are roughly a 27-minute drive away from Top City 1.
Schools, Colleges and Universities near Top City 1 Islamabad
The project of Top City 1 is still a work-in-progress. In its layout plan, the society aims to build schools and colleges that will offer high-quality education and a secure environment to students. In addition, campuses of some of the city’s most famous schools and professional colleges have been planned in every block of the community. There are some notable schools located in the vicinity, e.g., ROOTS Millennium School is in Engineering Co-operative Block H, The City School Cantt Campuses, The Knowledge School Haroon Campus and Concept School is on Moaz road. All these schools are situated around a 20 to 30-minute drive away from the society.
Around a 30 to 40-minute drive away from Top City 1, you can also find many colleges, including Federal Government College for Girls G-10, Islamabad Federal College near I&T Center, IQRA College of Technical Education in H-10, Super Nova College via 16 Nazim-ud-din Road and Concepts College on Harley Street.
Top City 1 is surrounded by some of the best universities of Islamabad, such as Riphah International University, NUST College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, National University of Modern Languages, Preston University, Iqra University, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Foundation University Medical College, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University and Air University Islamabad.
Security in Top City 1 Islamabad
Top City 1 is going to be the first smart city of Pakistan. Here, the data of residents will be used to manage traffic, waste management, and security arrangements. All the data will be integrated into the communication technology which ensures the provision of basic amenities. Top City 1 is a gated community which is secured by a walk through gates, security guards and Command and Control Center.
Maintenance Facilities in Top City 1 Islamabad
The Top City 1 community makes sure the availability of civil-workers in order to deal with electric, plumbing, and lawn maintenance issues. Each block will have its own maintenance office which will offer 24/7 service.
Clinics and Hospitals near Top City 1 Islamabad
While considering the need for good healthcare centres in a housing society, Top City 1 has secured a vast area for hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies. All the hospitals within Top City 1 will be well equipped with modern technologies, qualified doctors and professional paramedical staff.
There are some top-notch hospitals and dispensaries located near the society, such as Maroof International Hospital at 10th Ave, Shifa International Hospital at Pitras Bukhari Rd, Riphah International Hospital is at Gate 7 DHA, Ali Medical Centre F-8 Markaz, Nusrat Hospital at Peshawar Rd and Attock Hospital Ltd. is at Morgah Rd. There are also some general hospitals located nearby like Cantt General Hospital, which is in Saddar, Railway General Hospital in Railway Scheme 7 and Margalla General Hospital on Quaid-e-Azam Avenue.
PROPERTIES IN TOP CITY 1 ISLAMABAD
Sale Price Trends in Top City 1 Islamabad
Plots for Sale in Top City 1 Islamabad
Those who want to invest in residential and commercial plots in Top City 1 can find a number of 5 marla, 10 marla, and 1 kanal plots, which come with a convenient instalment plan. The sale price trend of residential plot in Top City 1 varies, according to the size and location of a parcel of land. A 5 marla residential plot in this society can cost up to PKR 11 lakh to PKR 55 lakh while the sale price of 10 marla plots varies between PKR 29 lakh and can increase up to PKR 1 crore. Similarly, you can also buy a wide range of 1 kanal residential plots in the range of PKR 52 lakh to PKR 1.7 crore.
Top City 1 Islamabad also offers the ready-for-possession commercial plots for businesses and investment purposes. The sale trend of 5 marla commercial plots starts from PKR 60 lakh which can go as high as PKR 2.25 crore. Moreover, the selling price of plot files varies according to the size and location of the plots. So if you are willing to buy a plot file, you can get it at the price starts from 20 lakh and do as high as 1 crore.
Most Popular Blocks in Top City 1 Islamabad
According to the statistics available on Zameen.com, the most searched blocks for making investments in Top City 1 are Block A, Block B, Block C and Block D. The sale price of residential plots in Block A starts from 47 lakh and can go as high as 1.2 crore. Similarly, the sale price of Block B plots varies between 86 lakh to 1 crore. The well-planned residential plots are also available in Block C at the cost of 52 lakh to 1.72 crore while the plots in Block D can cost up to 18 lakh.
Moreover, Block D, Block A, Block B, Block C and Block E are the top choice of those who want to rent a property in Top City 1 Islamabad.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near Top City 1 Islamabad
Top City 1 has already secured exclusive commercial blocks to cater to the shopping needs of future residents. The Modern Arcades, Business Centers, malls and mini markets will provide everything from brands’ apparels to shoes and other shopping accessories. However, shopaholics can enjoy a totally different shopping experience in different malls including Al-Rehman Shopping Center near Main Bazar, Chairman Aslam Mughal Shopping Centre near Officers Colony, City Center near Bank Road Saddar, and The Mall near Peshawar Rd Saddar. All these malls are located just 16 km to 23 km away from the residential site of Top City 1. The famous Centaurus Mall is also located just 26 km away via Jinnah Avenue.
Restaurants, Cafes and Bakeries near Top City 1 Islamabad
A number of hotels and restaurants are likely to be built within the society. For now, residents of Top City 1 Islamabad can visit Kayani Restaurant at Fateh Jang Road, Al Maidah Shinwari Restaurant near Benazir Chowk, Ritaj Restaurant G-15 Markaz, Masala Rasoi G-13, Emman Restaurant, Zauq Mahal Pulao Kebab & Restaurant, and G10 Shinwari Restaurant. All these restaurants are just a 20-minute drive away from the Top City 1. The residents of Top City 1 Islamabad can always have tasty cakes, desserts and other bakery items form Wonder Bread, Wings Bakery and Tehzeeb Bakers.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Parks in Top City 1 Islamabad
As carbon footprints have become a global issue, Top City 1 Islamabad strives to find ways of providing an eco-friendly environment to its residents. The housing scheme has its own parks and green belts alongside the roads and streets. The society is also building water bodies, sewage treatment plants and preserving landscapes to provide pollution free environment to its residents. Top City 1 also has lush green Fountain Park in Block B. Moreover, Lion Cage Park is also situated in Top City 1 that houses rare breeds of birds, lions, tigers, and other animals.
Beauty Salons and Fitness Centres near Top City 1 Islamabad
There are some notable beauty salons located nearby including Glam Street Salon and Spa in Service Society, Jugnu Wasim Saloon & Studio and Laser Clinic in E-11 NP and SH Salon in G-10 Markaz. All these salons are situated around 19 to 24 km away and provide services like facials, manicures, pedicures, and other beauty treatments.
Over the past few years, the Top City 1 community has celebrated several events, including Independence Day, Kids’ Eid Milan, Abad Expo, NIIA inauguration, a UK Property Show and a Dealers’ get-together. Top City 1 also received the Higher Taxpayer Award in April 2018. The society also organizes different family festivals, cricket camps, cultural exhibition and Mehfil-e-Milad for its residents and dealers.
The Top City 1 community is surrounded by some of the most popular tourist attractions of Islamabad. Just 30 km away via Kashmir Highway, Shakar Parian National Park is situated on Shakar Parian Hills. You can enjoy a mesmerizing view of Margalla Hills, Rawal Lake and Murree from the East viewpoint. However, the Pakistan Monument is situated at the West side of the park. Lake View Park is also located at a distance of 32 km, via Kashmir Road, from Top City 1 Islamabad. By following Jinnah Blvd, Service Road, and Abdullah Haroon Avenue, New Islamabad Airport is located just a 22-minute drive away from the Top City 1 society.
Centaurus Mall is just a 37-minute drive from Top City 1 via Kashmir Highway. Using the same road, one can reach Faisal Mosque, about 28 km away from the society. This mosque is known for its great Islamic architecture and beautiful settings.
On the outskirts of Islamabad, you will find Daman-e-Koh, a famous viewing point in the city, located in the middle of Margalla Hills. This place is situated just 33 km away from the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Top City 1 Islamabad is good news for investors as property prices in the society will increase exponentially once the construction work is completed. Block A and Block B, in particular, will experience a steep rise in demand as they are the most-searched areas in the project. Therefore, people looking for high ROI might want to consider these two blocks while looking for investment opportunities in the area.
Importance of Top City 1 Islamabad from major locations nearby
- New Islamabad International Airport is just a 22-minute drive away
- Shakar Parian National Park is located 30 km away via Kashmir Highway
- Centaurus Mall is situated just a 37-minute drive away
- Faisal Mosque is also located just 28 km away via Kashmir Highway