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Capital Smart City – Pakistan’s First Self-Sustaining Smart Community


Capital Smart City is the master project of this century in Pakistan. This state of art project will be the First Smart City in Pakistan and the Fourth One in Asia. Launched on 6th October 2019, it is becoming one of Pakistan’s most popular housing societies as it takes the living experience to the next level. The vision of Capital Smart City revolves around detailed Urban Management, which will promote efficiency, mobility, and Growth in Urban Sector. Enjoy the place, which is a dream for others. After the Successful launch of the top Smart Cities in New York, Amsterdam, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Barcelona, and London, the plan is to transform the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad.

Capital Smart City Location:

The Capital Smart City Islamabad (CSCI) is located in the Rawalpindi Region of Islamabad and is a 5 minutes drive from the New Islamabad Airport. Capital Smart City is Located Between the M2 Motorway and Chakri Road in Rawalpindi. The Project is about 40km from Zero Point at Lahore-Islamabad Motorway at a distance of 9.2 km from M-2 Toll Plaza near the Thalian interchange. It falls on the eastern route of CPEC. When traveling from Rawalpindi, CSCI is about 5.5km away from Ring Road and 26km from Saddar.


Access Points to the CSCI:

The public can easily access Capital Smart city through Main Chakri Road from M-2 Motorway, Saddar from Rawalpindi, and Thalian Village or Thalian Interchange. CSCI can be entered from the National Highway, Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M-2), which FWO has approved.  It is the closest housing Society to the New Islamabad Airport. It is at an equal distance from the Twin Cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

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Capital Smart City Total Area:

Capital Smart society is now covering an area of 1 Lakh Kanal, starting with a total land of 55,000 Kanal. In August 2019, authorities submitted the request for an extension of the land. After the approval of the extension in June 2020, the land of Capital Smart City was equal to 80,000 Kanal. Considering that it will be the most significant housing society in the country, CSCI is ten times bigger than its neighboring Societies. The layout of the master plan given by Society at this moment is Approved by RDA, and the NOC has also been approved.


Project Partners of Capital Smart City:

Capital Smart City Islamabad is planned with a joint partnership between Habib Rafiq (Pvt)and Future Holdings Developments. Habib Rafiq (Pvt), also the pioneer of this Project, is a well-known name in the real estate industry in Pakistan. Habib Rafiq (Pvt) are developerBahria and DHA in Islamabad. They have also successfully executed their housing societies in Sargodha, Multan, and Sahiwal by the name of :

  • Royal Orchard Sargodha
  • Royal Orchard Multan
  • Royal Orchard Sahiwal
Project Partners

Habib Rafiq (Pvt) -The Builder of CSCI

Habib Rafiq Group has been the most renowned name of Real Estate in Pakistan and the World for the last 50 years. Habib Rafiq Group is known for its devotion and dedication to fulfilling customer requirements synonymous with quality and professionalism. The Group has prided itself on earning its ISO 9000 certification by constructing many prestigious construction and engineering projects in Pakistan. Even though the company has been in business for the Past Five Decades, it has earned its true respect and recognition in the market in the last 15 years after its trend-setting accomplishments. 


Habib Rafiq (Pvt) -The Builder of CSCI

HRL has transformed Real Estate in Pakistan through its invaluable engineering contributions through its idea of housing and infrastructure development. Their projects mainly focus on building houses, road infrastructure construction, electrical work, mechanical work, water tanks, and gas pipelines. They are the top Housing Society Developers in Pakistan. HRL has successfully retained the equilibrium and closed jobs of high engineering and financial value. They stand tall and firm over the strong foundation of reputation and trust. Habib Rafiq has a distinctive edge over all other developers in the market because of their electromechanical resources. Since 1962, Habib Rafiq (Pvt) Limited has come a long way to represent dedication, recognition, and professional Excellence by meeting the client’s strict, pressing, and extraordinary work requirements.

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Future Developments Holdings Private Limited (FDHL)

FDHL is an official builder partner in the Project of Capital Smart City. Future Developments Holdings Private Limited was registered under Companies Ordinance 1984. Since then, many construction and Real estate companies have become part of FDHL to create the world’s leading organization. The core principles of FDHL are integrity, honor, and commitment. At Future Developments Holdings Private Limited (FDHL), they ensure that their team precisely follows their code of ethics and honors their commitments.


FDHL combines China Liaoning International Economic and Technical Cooperation Group Corporation Ltd (CLIC) and Engineering Dimensions (Pvt.) Limited (EDL) – two of the leading companies with expertise in leadership and technical skills. They aim to deliver the best in the real estate sector in Pakistan. Their team and sponsors have years of experience in construction and development. They have successfully provided some of Pakistan’s best and most renowned projects. Working with Habib Rafiq (Pvt) Limited, they have planned to develop two state-of-the-art residential zones and a modern industrial zone of Capital Smart City on the vital M2/CPEC route to cater to the demand of Pakistan’s flourishing industrial sector.

Surbana Jurong Group -The Master Planner of CSCI

Surbana Jurong Group is a Singapore-based service consulting firm. The company has delivered many projects related to global urban infrastructure in the past 70 years. Surbana Jurong has a global talent pool of 16,000 with partners like AETOSAtelier Ten, B+H, KTP, Prostruct, RBG, SAA, Sino-Sun, and SMEC. They have more than 120 offices in over 40 countries. Surbana Jurong Group provides architecture, designing, planning, and engineering services. The team has professionals guided by open-minded thinking and creative ideas to help shape a more promising future. Surbana’s technical specialists produce sustainable resolutions covering the Project’s life cycle, from planning and design to delivery and management, execution, and finishing. They provide a full suite of multidisciplinary consultancy services across various sectors like energy, resources, aviation, healthcare, hospitality, transport, water, and the environment. They are prided on building more than a million homes in Singapore. The Group has created master plans in over 60 countries and developed over 100 industrial parks globally. 

Their other projects in Pakistan include:

  • Reko Diq Mine-Concept & Feasibility Studies 

 Contract Advisory, Engineering & Specialist Services

  • Pakistan Petroleum Limited Call-out Services

Construction Management, Engineering & Specialist Services

Surbana Jurong goes with the mission of Building Cities to Shape Lives. They take every Project as an opportunity to fulfill aspirations and improve lives. Surbana Group will play its part in Capital Smart City by designing and delivering quality housing, workspaces, roads, rail, hydropower, dams, underground and coastal protections, and other critical infrastructure their clients need. They will redefine the capital city and transform it into a sustainable and liveable space where residents and companies, present and future, can prosper.


Unique Features of Capital Smart City

Capital Smart City is going to be the first smart City in Pakistan. It will offer its residents a remarkable and stylish living experience to appreciate because of its extraordinary features. CSCI society will incorporate advanced technology and smart features. Here is a list of the unique features of CSCI:

  • 18-Hole Golf Course
  • Metro bus system
  • Subterranean Electricity
  • 24/7 Water, gas & electricity
  • Smart apps, i.e., traffic, weather, electricity, internet
  • Hotels, Shopping centers, and Sports clubs
  • Moven Pick hotels & Resorts
  • Established interchange from M-2
  • Nearness to Islamabad and Rawalpindi
  • Eco-Friendly City
  • Advanced Security
  • Green and Clean environment
  • Innovative and contemporary Housing plan
  • World Class infrastructure
  • Overseas block
  • Mosques, Parks, lakes
  • Recreational Activities

Sizes of Roads in Capital Smart City

  • The minimum size of the road is 40 feet.
  • The width of Central Boulevard is 400 feet.
  • Other Main Roads are 180 feet, 150 feet, 120 feet, 100 feet, and 80 feet.

Facilities in Capital Smart City

The primary vital factors presented in the housing society are detailed as follows, along with their features stated by the Capital Smart City:

1. Executive Block

  • Residential Plots
  • Residential Villas
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Food and Beverages
  • Health Care 
  • Education
  • Religion

2. Hill Vista

  • Residential Plots
  • Residential Villas
  • Golf Farmhouses
  • Retail
  • Food & Beverages
  • Golf Club House
  • Community Club
  • 18 Hole Golf Course
  • Golf Academy

3. PANDA District

  • Shopping Mall
  • Light and Music
  • City Walk
  • Hospitality, Retail, Food, and Beverages
  • Mixed Use
  • Residence, Apartments, and Offices
panda district

4. Crystal Lake

  • Shopping Mall
  • Crystal Water Lake
  • Floating Village
  • Light & Musical Dancing Fountain
  • Hospitality, Retail, Food & Beverages
  • Mixed Use Residence Apartments & Offices
  • Concert Arena
  • 3D Max Cinema
  • Star Hotel

5. Financial Square

  • Financial Square Gate Offices
  • Bank Corporate Offices
  • Residence Apartments
  • Conference/Exhibition Halls
  • Hospitality, Food & Beverages
  • 5-Star Boutique Hotels

6. Aviation Village

  • Logistics Warehouses
  • Cold Storage Warehouses
  • Exhibition Halls
  • Logistics Corporate Office
  • Operational Technology Offices
  • Hospitality, Food & Beverages
  • 3 Star Hotels

7. Holiday Parks

  • Street Food Truck Park
  • Bird Park
  • Theme Park
  • Holiday Resort
  • Retail
  • Food & Beverages
Holiday park

8. Healthcare Facility

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Laboratories

9. Education City 

  • Universities
  • Medical Colleges
  • Schools
  • Day Care Centers

10. Overseas District

  • Residential Plots
  • Residential Villas
  • Residential Mansions
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Food & Beverages
  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Mosque
  • Admin Building
  • Linear Park

11. Mosques

  • Main Mosque (Grand Jamia Mosque)
  • Sector Mosque Park

12. BRT System

  • Interchange
  • Bus & Public Transport Stations
  • Operation & Maintenance Facilities
  • Bus Lines
  • Integrated Metro Bus System

13. Urban Utilities

  • Street Food Truck Park
  • Grid Station
  • Solar Parks
  • Potable Water Treatment Plant
  • Police Station
  • Sewerage Treatment Plant
  • Irrigation System
  • Security Control
  • Fire Fighting/Civil Defence System
  • Solid Waste Management System
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14. Infrastructure 

  • Dedicated Interchange
  • 400 ft Wide Central Boulevard (18 Lanes)
  • Road Network
  • Gate Entries
  • Boundary Wall
  • Landscaping
  • Street Light
  • Running Tracks
  • Cycle Tracks

15. Smart City Facilities

  • Load Shedding Free Environment
  • Automated Traffic Control
  • Automated Utility Supply
  • Environmental Collection
  • CCTV with Facial & Object Recognition
  • Automated Street Lights
  • Free Wi-Fi Spots
  • Automated Air Conditioning Control System
  • Electric Bikes

16. Garden Parks

  • Flower Gardens
  • Linear Gardens
  • Heritage Gardens

17. FDH Buildings 

  • Sales Gallery
  • Facility Management
  • Food & Beverages
  • Hospitality

Districts of Capital Smart City

Capital Smart City is further divided into separate districts. Based on these Districts, the land is distributed and allotted. All Districts of Capital Smart City are as follows.

1.     Gate Precinct District

Grand Gate Precinct is the entrance to Capital Smart City. Many luxurious world-class hotels and vistas are located here to give the entrance a grandeur appearance. This District has high-end residential and mixed-use buildings. Residents can access Capital Hills Golf Club through the Gate Precinct.

It has the following buildings:

  1. 5-Star Hotels
  2. 3-Star Hotels
  3. Service Apartments 
  4. Offices
  5. Commercial/Retail
  6. Pavilions-200 Outlets 
  7. Apartments /Mixed-use Buildings
  8. Mosque
  9. Recreational Parks
  10. Educational Institute

2. Aviation District 

Aviation District is specially designed to be at the center of multidisciplinary projects. Located Near New Islamabad Airport, this District is a zone that caters to logistics for the Aviation Industry. It is further composed of Aviation Academy, Iconic Expo Center, Museum, Aeronautical Gallery, and Technology Park. It is designed as the Perfect spot for a Shopping spree and modern malls.

It further includes 

  • Expo Center
  • 3-Star Hotel 
  • Mix Use Building
  • Mall
  • Airline Services
  • Research and Development
  • Technology Park
  • Business District
  • Flight Kitchen
  • Mosque
  • Residential Apartments
  • Aviation Academy
  • Food and Beverages

3. Crystal Lake District 

Crystal Lake is going to add extraordinary style to the Capital Smart City. This modern District will be a fusion of Fashion, Food, Arts, unique Architecture, stylish Interiors, and Luxury. Its amusements and experiences will be the City’s leisure destination. The Residents of Crystal Lake District will be surrounded by dancing Fountains, Lake Walks, Featured Cafes, High-end retail, and Hotels. The IT, Silicon Valley, and Media Hub in Crystal Lake will bring advancement to the region. Silicon Valley Pakistan will accommodate more than 100,000 IT skilled workers.

  • Jamia Mosque 
  • Sales Gallery
  • Command and Control Center
  • Lake Side Walk
  • Apartments Mixed Use
  • Offices
  • Mosques
  • Apartments
  • High-end Hotels
  • Waterfront Shopping and Retail
  • Light and Musical Dancing Fountain

4. Boulevard Heights District

To support the Economic and Business activity of the Financial Square, the Capital smart city will have a community-based area called Boulevard Heights. Here the pavilions will share the global business providing residents with a vibrant and creative environment. This community will be a safe and fun place for all with its public parks, facilities, green space, and retails. All of the areas will be connected with the Metro Bus System.

  • 5- Star Hotel
  • Pavilions
  • Mosque
  • Mixed-Use Buildings (Retail, Offices, Apartments)
  • Residential Apartments 
Boulevard Heights District

5. Financial Square District

Capital Smart City will have the largest Financial Center in the region, called Financial Square. It will have Qatar and Pakistan Financial Center and CPEC tower. Financial Square will create many trade and business opportunities. With 2 Metro Bus stations, it is 5 minutes drive from the New Islamabad International Airport. Designated Rotary Pedestrian bridge will provide safe traveling for pedestrians. Financial Square is embellished with a mall for the entertainment of residents.


    • Financial Towers
    • Hospitality, Food, and Beverages
    • Conference /Exhibition Halls
    • Offices
    • High-End Hotels
    • Corporate Offices
    • Linear Parks
    • Jamia Mosque
    • Pakistan International Finance Center (PIFC)
Financial Square District

6. Educational District

This area is reserved for educational activities. National Defence University has already signed an agreement to open up its branch. Although each residential block will have its local schools and institutions, this district is solely meant for this purpose.

    • NUTECH University Phase 1
    • NUTECH University Phase 2
    • Students Hostels &Accommodations
    • Library
    • National Defense University
    • Medical College
    • Medical Research Facility
    • Gallery
    • NUML University
    • Mixed Use Buildings


First Smart School for OSC Children” by CSC & ALIGHT The first Smart School for OSC (Out of School) Children is now in progress at Capital Smart City. Capital Smart City achieves another social responsibility goal. Mr. Zahid Rafiq, Chairman FDHLand Dr. Tariq Cheema, CEO ALIGHT, have signed an agreement to build the first Smart School for OSC (Out of School Children). Under the supervision and direction of world-renowned British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadeed, the school will be built and operated by “Alight” Design at Capital Smart City.


National University of Technology (NUTECH) and Capital Smart City (CSC), Islamabad, joined hands to develop and operationalize an innovative futuristic campus of Technology University of International Standards in CSC. An Agreement signing ceremony between NUTECH and FDHL (CSC) was held on 23 July 2020 at the NUTECH campus. As per the Agreement, CSC shall be a pivotal partner to support NUTECH in the allotment of land for NuTech’s main campus and subsidize necessary support services for its operations. On this occasion, Rector NUTECH Lt Gen (R) Khalid Asghar and Pro-Rector Maj Gen Khalid Javed congratulated Mr. Zahid Rafiq, the Chairman of CSC, and his team. This partnership will promote higher education in the realm of creation, promotion, transfer, and implementation of indigenous technologies and help solve problems of our industries by way of R&D and meeting their HR requirements in terms of young engineers, technologists, and skilled workforce. The ultimate shared goal of this joint venture is to enhance Pakistan’s industrial growth and economy. NUTECH Main Campus shall help achieve its Vision and Mission of producing entrepreneurs and industrial leaders of Character in the coming years. NUTECH Campus in Capital Smart City will be the largest Technological University in the region, hosting +35,000 students

7. HealthCare District

To promote a Healthy living Style, Capital Smart City is launching the hub of Excellence, HealthCare District. The district will be supplied with the latest equipment and machinery under the supervision of technical staff. Special consideration is taken for timely and accurate diagnostics. Laboratories are supplied with the best technological advancement to equip them with proper Diagnostic Procedures.


Dr. Saeed Akhtar and Partners have planned to establish a World Class first ever Smart International Medical Research Institute in the Health District of Capital Smart City, Islamabad. For this purpose, Chairman FDHL Mr. Zahid Rafiq has Donated 500 Kanal of land free of cost to IMRI. It will host a multidisciplinary hospital initially 20 beds including a medical college, nursing school, smart research center, etc. On April 6th, 2021 a Contract Signing and Ground Breaking Ceremony was held at Capital Smart City Project Site. Dr. Saeed Akhtar during his address explained the core values for a strong foundation of the Institute Infrastructure, Human Resource, System, Will, Vision, and Ambition.

    • Harley Brain and Spine Clinic
    • Pink Ribbon Hospital
    • German Hospital 
    • Proposed Location for Agha Khan Hospital
    • FDHL
    • Margala BDS Hospital
Pink Ribbon Hospital

8. Lake View Terrace District

Lake View Terrace is one of the most awaited areas of Capital Smart City. With its scenic views and waterfront, it is going to mesmerize the residents. Lake View Terrace has a serene and peaceful walking area, lovely boat rides, and interesting cafes with incredible vistas. It is easily accessible to the residents of the Society. Residents of this District can enjoy the life-changing experience of watching dawn and dusk.

    • Gandhara Art Museum
    • Community Club
    • Terrace Apartments 
    • Garden
    • Lake View Villas
    • Central Park
    • Villa Apartments 
    • Beach Front Food and Beverages
    • Lagoon
Lake View Terrace District

9. LA MER District

LA MER District is a retail, Hospitality, and entertainment area. This area is close to the lake giving it a fantastic atmosphere. It is a genuinely integrated area by the side of the capital hills. The plan is that it will be a popular destination for fine dining, restaurants, coffee shops, and street-style food stalls. It is surrounded on three sides by the lake.

    • Marina
    • Open Air Theatre 
    • Leisure and Entertainment
    • Retail& Shopping
    • Zoo
    • Water Theme Park
    • Apartments
    • Islamabad Design District (IDD)
    • City Walk
    • 3-Star Hotel
    • 4-Star Hotel
    • 5- Star Hotel
    • Community Park
    • Parking

10. Capital Hills- Golf and Country Club District

Capital Hills is the Extravagant zone of CSC. It is designed for recreational purposes. The golf course will attract a lot of community. Capital Hills will have the best development style, including building and landscape. Capital Hill Villas are in a peaceful location with the best quality services. Islamabad’s first True-hill’s style 18 Holes PGA Standard Signature Golf Course. It will contour terrain, challenging golfers.

The 18-hole golf course is going to become the 1stever signature Golf Course in Pakistan. Capital Golf Club Features Golf Academy, a driving course, and a practice putting green. Moreover, in Pakistan, golf is not much talked about. Hence this will be a golden opportunity for Golf Lovers in Pakistan. Furthermore, the construction of work was likely to complete at the start of 2020.

    • Downtown Capital
    • Grid Station
    • Golf Villa South
    • 18 Holes PGA Standard Signature Golf Course
    • Goff Maintenance Building
    • Banquet Hall
    • Golf and Leisure Club
    • Golf Villa North
    • Jamia Mosque
    • Lake View Apartment
    • Sunflower Villas Neighbourhood
18 Holes PGA Standard Signature Golf Course

11. OverSeas East

Located in the center of Capital Smart City is the Overseas East District. This District will be the epitome of a world-class destination for its residents. It will attract business and economic activity because of its nearness to the Financial Square. The district is Designed with different residential options to fulfill the needs of the inhabitants of Capital Smart City. Services here include retail, hospitality, and Leisure.

    • Residential Plots
    • Mosque 
    • Trivillies Smart Villas
    • Clinic
    • Commercial
    • Linear Park
    • School
    • One Capital Apartments 
OverSeas East

12.OverSeas Central

Representing the world-class destination is Overseas Central, located near the center of CSC. It will boost the business and economic activity of the city. The beautiful residential options are just according to the taste of the residents.

    • Grand Mosque
    • Residential Plots
    • Park
    • School
    • Mosque 
    • Mixed Use Building
    • Linear Park
    • Apartments
    • Civic Center
    • Commercial Buildings
overseas centreal

13. Executive District 01

The most significant development in the Capital Smart City is the Executive District. It will have Residential Towers close to the M2 Motorway. With the hill view, the district represents the beauty of nature. The area has become the favorite place for residents to live and work through retail, dining, and outdoor activities. Through the Metro Bus Station, it is connected to the remaining City.

    • Residential Plots 
    • Sill River
    • Mosque
    • Commercial Neighbourhood
    • Green Area
    • Educational Institute 
    • Community Club
    • Apartments
    • Linear Park
    • Sector Park
Executive District 01

14. Executive District 02 

One of the central districts of Capital Smart City is Executive District 02. It comprises many residential and commercial options with mosques, Educational Institutes, and Park.

  • Mixed Use Commercial Building
  • Residential Plots 
  • Mosque
  • Educational Institute 
  • Green Area 

15. Capital Ranches 

The style of Capital Smart City is symbolized by its Capital Ranches. Here the residents will enjoy the scene of the Sill River passing through the center of CSC.

  • Mixed Use Building 
  • Park
  • Clinic
  • Linear Park
  • Sill River
  • Villas 
  • Educational Institute 
  • Green Area
  • Residential Plots 

16. Hill View Heights 

Adjacent to the M2 Motorway with Residential Towers is the District of Hills View Heights, the most significant developmental area in Capital Smart City. The view of hills is the symbolic beauty of this District. It will provide the residents with the facilities of dining, retail and outdoor activities.

  • Sector Park
  • Mosque 
  • Green Area
  • Residential Towers
  • Retail Pavilions
  • Mixed Use Commercial Buildings 

17. Sports District 

Sports District is a wide range area to complement the needs of residents of CSC with a wide range of Sports facilities. It includes a Cricket stadium, tennis court, amusement park, swimming pools, and other facilities.

    • Cricket Stadium
    • Sports Retail
    • Sports Academy
    • Motor cross Track
    • Green Area
    • Tennis Court 
    • Swimming Pools
    • Apartments 
    • F and B Pavilions
    • Amusement Park
    • Indoor Arena
    • Olympics Arena
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