Monthly Archives: April 2013


‘Emaar Properties owes $15m,’ accuses Pakistani investors

Dubai: Emaar Pakistan, a subsidiary of Dubai-based property developer Emaar Properties, is in a dispute with investors who claim they are owed more than $15m after buying off-plan properties in its stalled project in Karachi. Emaar launched the Crescent Bay mixed-use community in July, 2008, as part of its multi-billion dollar investment into the […]


Development work restarts in Sector G-14 Islamabad

Development work in Sector G-14 Islamabad has restarted as the concerned officers of the city administration and police have started regular monitoring in the area. The development work was stopped following the threats from the affectees in the area. Deputy Director (Technical) Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) Rana Munir Ahmed informed that construction of an […]


VOTE DISCRIMINATION

By Muhammad Javed So finally the Overseas Pakistanis (OPs) will cast their votes in the coming elections. I have for 30 years myself been an Overseas Pakistani. The hectic activity of the last four five months suggests perhaps non casting of the their vote was the biggest shortfall, problem, hurdle […]


Lahore’s real estate on the rebound

Express Tribune report by Shahram Haq Lahore’s real estate sector, which has been under immense pressure due to lack of investment and trust, especially after the breakdown of the boom observed between 2003 and 2005, has finally started to rebound. The recovery has taken seven years, but this time it […]