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Top City 1 VS Capital Smart City Islamabad

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This blog of Top City 1 VS Capital Smart City is a comparison between these societies based on different factors. The real estate market of Islamabad and Rawalpindi has seen a dynamic shift in the past ten years. After the planning of the Rawalpindi Ring Road, many new housing societies were launched and they are in their completion phases now.

Capital Smart City and Top City 1 are two such examples of real estate development in this period. These both have their unique selling points and investors are attracted to both these housing projects because of their location near Islamabad International Airport. The differences between the two housing societies are as follows:

Location: Top City 1 VS Capital Smart City  

Top City 1 is one of those housing societies that are located near the Islamabad International Airport. It is located on the southern end of Srinagar Highway. It is strategically located at the junction of Motorway M1 and M2 making it a great access point for commercial activities as well.

Capital Smart City is also located close to the Islamabad International Airport but it lies near the Thalian Interchange on Chakri Road. It is ideally located since it is not only accessible from Islamabad via M2 Motorway but it is also highly accessible from all the major landmarks of Rawalpindi. Both societies have their strategic positions making them unique from each other.

Development Progress

Top City 1 is known for its fast-paced development and because of its strategic location; it is highly anticipated in the real estate market. The development work is in its final stages in a few blocks and the possession has already been given to people.

Many people are already residing in this location which is testimony to the fact that Top City 1 is a habitable place. At the same time, Capital Smart City is also catching up to the speed of Top City 1 and they have succeeded in some areas of development as well.

They are busy securing contracts with international clients to bring innovative smart technology to society. The development has already been made in the construction of Main Boulevards, Streets, Capital Hills, Villas, Overseas Prime, and other structures as well.

Recently, Capital Smart City has got approval for a dedicated interchange which is expediting the progress pace.

Legal Status

Both of these housing societies are completely legal and they have NOCs approved by Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA). Top City 1 has also got NOCs and concerned approvals from all of the following departments:

  • Environment Protection Department Punjab – EPD
  • Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited – SNGPL
  • National Highway Authority – NHA
  • Rawalpindi Development Authority – RDA
  • Civil Aviation Authority – CAA
  • Islamabad Capital Territory – ICT

Capital Smart City is also an approved project from RDA, whereas the NOC for newly acquired land is still awaited. NOC is in the final stages and will soon be approved by the RDA.

Facilities and Amenities

Top City 1 is one of the modern luxurious housing societies that are completely approved by any concerned authority. The exclusive features of Top City 1 include:

  • Srinagar Highway Facing 5-Star Hotel (Location Reserved)
  • Ring Road passing through the Farmhouses
  • Approved Waste Water Treatment Plant
  • High Rise Buildings to be constructed facing Motorway M2
  • Stand By Generators for 24/7 Supply of Electricity
  • Commercial Areas
  • Playland for Children
  • Gated Community with 24/7 Security

Capital Smart City aims to deliver on its promise of Smart City features which are as follows:

  • Load Shedding Free Environment
  • Automated Traffic Control
  • CCTV Cameras for Security with Facial and Object Recognition
  • Free Wi-Fi Hotspots
  • Electric Bikes
  • BRT for Residents
  • Automated Street Lights
  • 400 ft Wide Central Boulevard (18 Lanes)
  • Dedicated Interchange
  • Solar Parks
  • Smart Education City
  • Financial Square

Plot Sizes

Top City 1 offers three different categories of plots: 5 Marla, 10 Marla, 1 Kanal

Capital Smart City is a lot bigger project in terms of area and this can be seen from the options available at Capital Smart City are 3.5 Marla, 5 Marla, 7 Marla, 10 Marla, 12 Marla, 1 Kanal, 2 Kanal.


Top City 1 has a simple payment structure that attracts the most buyers in the city. The prices are also within reach of many buyers. The bestselling and most lucrative option is 5 Marla Plots.

Capital Smart City has a wide variety of plots and the pricing starts from PKR 1,789,000 and can be up to PKR 12,190,000 for large plots of 2 Kanals.


Both these housing societies have their pros and cons and it all comes to personal preference. Capital Smart City is a great choice for anyone interested in smart city features.

At the same time, Top City 1 offers quick possession and a great location. Top City 1 pricing has reached a market maturity point while Capital Smart City pricing has recently gained momentum after recent developments.

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