ASF City, DHA City, or Bahria Town: An Investment Showdown

Features & Amenities
Property Prices
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Karachi is expanding at an unprecedented pace with real estate developments popping up every other day in both luxurious and affordable neighbourhoods. If you are looking for some good investment opportunities in the city, then this post will surely help you out. We have put together a detailed comparison between ASF City, DHA City, and Bahria Town Karachi along with their average prices, features, location, and much more. 

Keep scrolling to find out who wins the battle!

ASF City, DHA City, and Bahria Town Karachi – Best Schemes to Invest in Karachi

bahria town Projects
Bahria Town aims to raise the standard of living amongst the residents of Karachi
Credits: Bahria Town Karachi (Official Facebook)

ASF City

Also deemed as the “The Sustainable City of Pakistan”, Airport Security Force (ASF) Housing Scheme spans over 3,000 acres. The city is planned to act as a model for Karachi’s real estate market with top-notch facilities at extremely affordable prices. The ASF foundation aims to build an environment for Karachiites , which provides them with a comfortable, efficient and a beautiful lifestyle. Besides, its location at the outskirts of the city and its proximity to Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway makes it a viable option for investment.

Bahria Town Karachi

Spanning over an area of 46,000 acres, Bahria Town Karachi is one of the most sought after housing schemes of the country. Its presence in the top three cities – Karachi, Islamabad-Rawalpindi, and Lahore – is evident enough that the housing development is a success. Most real estate buyers and investors are also on the lookout for houses, apartments, and even plots for sale in Bahria Town Karachi. 

The project is semi-completed, but it has gathered a lot of investors. Some property owners have already started living in their properties. The project might be situated far away from the city, it has everything that you will need for a quality lifestyle. From convenience stores to community parks – the project has it all. 

DHA City 

Sweeping the real estate market of Karachi off its feet, DHA City Karachi spans over an area of 20,000 acres. Comprehending the need for sustainable living, the management of the Defence Housing Authority plans to make this scheme a green scheme. 

Designed by extraordinary national and international architects, the project has gained the attraction of many investors. The biggest highlight of the project is the solar –energy park, which will tackle the load shedding situation in the city.

Location of ASF City, DHA City, and Bahria Town Karachi

ASF City Location 

One of the biggest advantages the city has is the location. The ASF housing scheme is located right next to the Karachi-Hyderabad (M9) Motorway –  one of the major motorways of Pakistan. The ASF scheme is situated near to the other famous housing schemes, such as DHA city and Seven Wonders City . You can easily reach central Karachi in just 1 hour and 35 minutes, if the route taken is the M9 motorway or Lyari Expressway. 

That is not all, ASF is quite convenient if you wish to spend quality time with your friends and family, as you can easily visit the Kirthar National Park, one of the most sought after recreational spots in Sindh.

Bahria Town Karachi Location

Bahria Town Karachi is located near the outskirts of the city. Connected to the main city through the M-9 Motorway, the housing scheme is just a 30-minutes’ drive from the Jinnah International Airport. 

The location is 30 minutes away from the Baqai Medical University and just 3 minutes’ drive from The Fiesta Family Water Park, one of the top water parks in Karachi

DHA City Location

DHA city Karachi is located in Gadap Town, which is nearly 55 kilometers away from central Karachi. Located adjacent to the M-9 Motorway, the project is connected to the city and is only a 38 minutes’ drive away from Bahria Town. 

Features & Amenities of ASF City, DHA City, and Bahria Town Karachi

Bahria Town
Bahria projects are known for their unique and distinct style
Credits: Bahria Town Karachi (Official Facebook)

ASF City

The new ASF housing scheme has all the state-of-the-art facilities on could imagine:

  • 24/7 security
  • Gated community
  • Markets
  • Health care facilities
  • Educational centres
  • Sports and fitness centres
  • Safe and secure environment
  • Public transport
  • Smart traffic signals

That’s not all, among the many attractions the city has to offer these are the most famous one:

  • ASF Grand Jamia Masjid
  • AFS Mall
  • AFS Towers
  • AFS Golf Course
  • AFS Grand Hotel
  • AFS Civic Centre
  • ASF Expo Centre

Bahria Town

As mentioned earlier, the housing scheme is known for its many luxurious facilities, such as:

  • Well reputed educational institutes
  • Backup generators
  • Healthcare facilities
  • High-end security system
  • Shuttle service 
  • Sports facilities
  • Parks & clubs
  • Theme park
  • Cinemas
  • Hotel set on international standards
  • Golf course
  • Pakistan’s  largest shopping mall
  • Jamia Mosque
  • Replicas of world monuments
  • Gated community
  • Day and Night Zoo (DANZoo)

DHA City

This sustainable housing scheme provides its residents with all the world class facilities. Let us list some of these amenities:

  • Sustainable and green city project
  • Commercial areas
  • Grand mosque
  • Sports hub
  • Theme park
  • Healthcare facilities (including Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital)
  • Solar energy park
  • Knowledge park (includes educational institutes, e.g. Institute of Business Management)
  • Transport services (including shuttles, trams etc.)

Average Property Prices in ASF City, DHA City, and Bahria Town Karachi

The main reason behind the comparison of ASF city, DHA city and Bahria Town Karachi is to see which housing scheme has the better return on investment. We have compiled a list of the plot sizes and its price, so that you can make a better decision.

ASF City

The master plan of the ASF housing scheme breaks down the total area of 3,000 acres into many blocks and sub sectors that have all the basic facilities available 24/7. There are residential blocks, commercial Hub and an Educational Enclave that will host all the educational centres.

If you are looking for a plot for sale in ASF city, you will have three major choices you can choose from depending on your needs: 125 sq yard, 250 sq yard, and 500 sq yard.

Here are the ASF housing scheme plot price and the installment plans that the AFS foundation has shared to bring ease to the ones looking to invest in the first sustainable city of the country.

Payment Type125 sq yard250 sq yard500 sq yard
Full PaymentPKR 16 LakhPKR 26 LakhPKR 46 Lakh
1.5-Year InstallmentPKR 20 LakhPKR 30 LakhPKR 54 Lakh
3-Year InstallmentPKR 24 LakhPKR 36 LakhPKR 60 Lakh

Bahria Town

There are around 31 precincts in Bahria Town Karachi. While some of the precincts are in numerical order, some famous precincts are Bahria Homes, Bahria Apartments, Bahria Sports City, Bahria Farmhouses, Bahria Icon Tower, Bahria Heights, and Jinnah Avenue Commercial.

If you are mulling plots for sale in Bahria Town Karachi, keep in mind that the housing scheme is one of the most sought after Bahria Town projects in the country. Thus giving you a high return on investment. The housing scheme allows you to invest your money in something a little less traditional, such as a commercial plot or a farmhouse.

  • 125 sq yard plot = PKR 1,600,000
  • 250 sq yard plot = PKR 7,000,000
  • 200 sq yard plot = PKR 13,000,000
  • 350 sq yards plot = PKR 14,500,000
  • 500 sq yard plot = PKR 23,904,000
  • 1000 sq yard plot = PKR 15,884,000

DHA City

As already mentioned the project has gained the attraction of many investors, as well as the ones who wish to make the city their abode. If you are looking for a plot for sale in DHA City Karachi, here are the opportunities you can avail:

  • 120 sq yards plot = PKR 26,152,000 
  • 250 sq yards plot = PKR 51,955,000
  • 500 sq yards plot = PKR 59,488,000
  • 1000 sq yards plot = PKR 107,151,000

In addition to residential plots, you can even invest in commercial plots as big as 2000 sq yards for the average price of PKR 46,500,000.

Contact Information

If you wish to make any further queries, you can contact ASF City, DHA City, and Bahria Town Karachi at the given contact information given below:

ASF City

Address: ASF Headquarters, B-280, Old Area, Karachi

Contact Number: 021-111-273-555, 0311-1333225

Email Address:

Bahria Town

Address: Customer Support Centre, Super Highway, Bahria Town, Karachi.

Phone Number: (021) 36161555, (021) 33863693-6

DHA City

Address: 2-B East Street, Phase-I, DHA Karachi

Phone: (021) 35886401-5

UAN: 9221111-589-589


DHA Helpline: 1092

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