The concept of smart city dates back to 2014 when Seoul was introduced as first city with smart management. Before this Amsterdam in 1994 was shaped as a visual digital city. On relatively smaller scale working on home automation, the famous “Alexa”, was also in progress that helped people on large scale automation. These smart cities extensively use technology for its operation. The system works on integrated IOT, for its all-major activities. According to IMD smart city index 2019, there are total 102 smart cities in the world. Latest survey showed that Shanghai, China is ranked at the top in smart cities list followed by Seoul, Barcelona, Beijing and New York being the next in the list.
Lot of resources along with managerial skills are needed to run smart city or country. If we talk about Pakistan, capital smart city is the very first smart project. Developers and owners of this giant venture are Future Holdings Developers and Habib Rafiq Pvt Limited. Both are famous and reliable names in Pakistan real estate sector. Some of the successfully completed projects of Habib Rafiq group are Bahria Town and DHA Islamabad. CDA approved capital smart city was launched in 2019 and passing through different stages of development. This ideally located housing project has direct access to eastern route of CPEC, new Islamabad international airport and a separate designated interchange on M2 motorway.
Moving on from its perfect location to its infrastructure, this city is beautifully landscaped with parks, lake, green land besides the footpaths, segregated housing sector from commercial sector, golf club and mosques. Provision of basic utilities of life gas, water and electricity has also made efficient by its smart management. Capital smart city has underground electric system that is backed up by powerful generators so if there is any power failure you are provided with electric supply. The system smartly senses water consumption of each household and ensures adequate water pumping and pressure so none of our residents have to suffer from water shortage. Gas leakage detection sensors are added advantage for the safety of its residents. Sports complex with golf court and horse-riding club, farmhouses and community centre further enhance your living in this smart city.
One block is specially designated for overseas people in this smart city. That overseas prime block has a beautiful artificial lake along with a mountain range. This block has exclusive 50 feet wide roads and connects directly to main Chakri road on motorway. It also offers well-constructed smart villas to its overseas residents. You can opt for contemporary villa, Mediterranean villa or Georgian villa according to your need.
This international standard smart city, with all the luxuries of life is best opportunity if you want to build your own house or you want to invest in some property. Authorized overseas seller are there in different countries in order to facilitate its customers. This newly developed society is progressing by leaps and bounds and if you are living overseas than this project is probably the place where you can completely rely on.