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JOHAR TOWN | Expo Center, Finance and Trade Centre (FTC) | 400 + 1100 Kanal

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Lahore Development Authority has established the first ever planned business hub of international standard, Finance and Trade Centre, Lahore, over an area of 1123 kanals, near Expo Centre, Johar Town.

The site is close to Lahore Canal, Motorway, Southern Bypass, Rai-Wind Road, Multan Road and other major intercity roads of the provincial metropolis for facilitating easy movement of business community from other cities. Specialized facilities for carrying out different types of major businesses have been provided in the area for making it a nucleus of commercial activities in the second largest city of Pakistan.

LDA has plans to link the FTC to LRR southern loop through a 16.6 Km 10 lane road running parallel to Canal Road. And to construct a 4.8Km Structure road leading to Khayaban-e-Jinnah.

Current Status
For the year 2016-17, LDA earmarked Rs. 390 mn for provision of water supply, sewrage system and improvement of road network in FTC. Currently they are working on adding a 4 lane road along the east edge of FTC.

Site Plan

Known Projects
Expo Center Lahore | Completed
Site: Expo Site, 400 Kanal
Expo Center
Envisioned Expo Tower
Envisioned Expo Hotel

Emporium Mall | Completed
Owner: Nishat Group
Site: Hotel Site, 118 Kanal, Completed in 2016 for $240mn
Project Thread

FEB Mall & Tower | Planning
Owner: Federal Employees Benevolent & Group Insurance Funds
Site: Super Store Site, 90 Kanal
Includes: Shopping Mall and Commercial/Office Tower

Orient Group Project | Planning
Owner: Orient Group
Site: Multiple Plots in Commercial Block
30 Storey Mövenpick Hotel Building
Mall and Entertainment Center
Residential Tower
Office Tower
Hospital Building

LDA Tower (IT Tower) | Envisioned
Owner: LDA
Site: LDA Tower Site, Corporate Block
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This is likely just poor reporting, it's likely that FAR have been increased as they were very low. (Prime 1 has a 1:24 FAR)

These are the previous regulations for FTC.
From the article:

Since when does CBD have unlimited height? As far as I'm aware, the height is restricted by FAR.
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Punjab CM orders Sheikhupura’s inclusion in LDA jurisdiction

Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Pervaiz Elahi on Tuesday (September 20) ordered the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to include Sheikhupura in its jurisdiction, news sources reported.

The directives were issued at the LDA’s 4th governing body meeting, which was convened to discuss different ongoing development projects and legal concerns. Elahi stated that additional cities joining LDA would improve their infrastructure and laws. In addition, the governing board adopted the following decisions:

CM approved the LDA’s budget for the financial year 2022-23
The CM ordered the establishment of fire hydrants across the city with continuous water supply for timely response to urban fire incidents
He also ordered the LDA not to approve any multi-storey building plan without the safety clearance from Rescue 1122 services
The body decided that the minimum area for any apartment project will be 1-kanal
LDA will also collect sanitation-related charges from non-paying private housing schemes on behalf of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA)

The body approved the construction of apartments in the Finance and Trade Center Johar Town
The plan for the improvement of Khayaban Amin, Johar Town was also approved
Approval was given for the marketing and business model of Walk and Shop LDA Shopping Arena in Johar Town
The meeting also approved the infrastructure improvement project of the Mohlanwal Housing Scheme and decided to waive the penalty for late submission of past dues due to the pandemic. However, a standard fine would be received on late submission of current dues

It was decided to shift the industries to one place in LDA City

The decision to pay Compact Engineering was endorsed

any new apartments project or just abt that skyscaper tower ?:unsure:
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