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Ninth and 10th Commercial Streets run parallel to each other and are two of the most frequented arteries in Phase IV, Defence Housing Authority (DHA). They extend from Khayaban-e-Jami to Khayaban-e-Bahria. Several banks, eateries, furniture stores, gyms, tailoring shops and tuition centres have a presence there.

What is nearby: Commercial Avenue, Nisar Shaheed Park and Sunset Club are a five-minute drive away.

Boundaries: Khayaban-e-Jami (north), 11th Commercial Street (east), Khayaban-e-Bahria (south) and 8th Commercial Street (west).

Total area: Approximately seven acres.

Available shop sizes: 120, 350, 450, 500 and 900 square feet.

Available utilities include: Electricity, gas, sewerage, telephones and water.

Nearby recreational avenues include: Aladdin Amusement Park, DHA Library, Nisar Shaheed Park and Sunset Club.

Nearby eateries include: Biryani Centre, Frosty Frills, Golden Dragon, Lunch Express, Pizza Experts and Spicy Café.

The prices of commercial property (in rupees) of shops in 9th and 10th Commercial Streets are as follows:

Shop sizes (sq ft) Purchase prices Monthly rental rates
120 1.2-2.4 million 8,000-15,000
 350 3.5-7 million 15,000-35,000
450 4.5-9 million 30,000-55,000
500 6-10 million 35,000-65,000
900 12-15 million 70,000-100,000

– Uzma Nawaz
Information provided by Citi Associates, Karachi.

First published in the Real Estate Section of The Dawn National Weekend Advertiser on October 21, 2012.