PAKISTAN DEFENCE OFFICERS HOUSING AUTHORITY, KARACHI.
DHA KARACHI residential area is one of the oldest in Karachi and extends all the way along Main National Highway , Sunset Boulevard, Khayaban shamsheer, Khayaban ittehad, beach avenue all the way upto DHA DESALINATION PLANT. There are eight phases of DHA KARACHI. Phase 1 to 8 are directly connected to the city centre. this part is a mix of residential and commercial areas. In commercial areas you will find series of business outlets encompassing banks and showrooms, restaurants, shops of hardware and software etc. In fact the commercial areas of DHA KARACHI is always abuzz with activity during the day and night as people come and go. But once you enter the residential areas with a mix of large and small, old and new houses. And perhaps what is so charming about this locality is the fact that you can find a mix of the best architecture spanning a period of about 50 years. Furthermore, as you approach phase 6, 7 and 8 you will notice that these phases are designed in a grid geometry, you will find only straight roads crossing each other, phase 8 is recently has redesigned all together. You will find houses reflecting not only different style of design but also of affluence. The electric cable system is all underground in phase 8.
One of the great advantages of living in DHA KARACHI is the proximity to Mai Kolachi, and Clifton Road and Main National Highway some of the busiest thoroughfares of the city giving residents access to a wide range of services. Take for example day to day grocery shopping for which not only will you find small stores spread throughout the locality like Ammi s at khadda market, Hajis on 26th street, khattak stores at shahbaz market . Many new supermarkets emerged like springs in Kh e Shujaat bukhari commercial You will also find number of schools operating not only within DHA Karachi but also closeby, catering different systems of education (Cambridge, matric, Islamic) these school also cater variety of budgets. Newly developed commercial areas like bukhari commercial , many new brands have opened retail outlets ittehad commercial areas have started to increase business activity.
Health facilities abound in DHA KARACHI and its surrounding areas.
To begin with there is the National Hospital which is located on Main National Highway (Korangi Road). PNS SHIFA HOSPITAL is located at couple of minutes drive away. And although these two hospitals are equipped to deal with most types of health related issues, residents also have peace of mind to know that Southcity Hospital, Parklane Hospital, Ziauuddin Hospital are at 10 to 15 minutes drive where as Agha Khan Hospital and Liaquat National Hospital is around 30 minutes drive.
When it comes to recreational oppurtunities most of the karachites will agree that shopping and eating out top the list. Being the case, the residents of DHA KARACHI have both options easily covered due to fact that their places like KHADDA MARKET AND ZAMZAMMA COMMERCIAL , BUKHARI COMMERCIALare famous for dinning and shopping. Number of foreign and local outlets are situated in different commercial areas.
As far as clubs are concerned series of DHA CLUBS starting from phase 2 DHA CLUBS, DHA SUNSET CLUB , DHA HOCKEY STADIUM CLUB AT KHADDA MARKET PHASE 5, SOUTHEND CLUB AT KH E RAHAT, ROYAL RODALE CLUB AT KH E SEHAR, BEACH VIEW CLUB AT SEAVIEW, CREEK CLUB PHASE 8, DHA GOLF CLUB.
e.g. PRICES OF 500 SQ YDS PLOT in previous 40 years of PHASE 5, DHA, KARACHI, PAKISTAN.
1980 RUPEES 25000/-
1990 RUPEES 1200,000/-
2000 RUPEES 35,00,000/-
2010 RUPEES 1,60,00,000/-
2016 RUPEES 60,000,000/-
2020 RUPEES 90, 000,000/-
IF THIS TREND CONTINUES, IMAGINE THE FUTRE PRICES OF ANY PLOT IN DHA, KARACHI, PAKISTAN