Meet Saqib Durrani – Chief Executive of Durrani Enterprises

Meet Saqib Durrani - Chief Executive of Durrani Enterprises - DHA Karachi

Tell us who you are?

I’m Saqib Durrani, Chief Executive Officer of Durrani Enterprises situated at Shop # 1, Plot # 20-C, Lane 2, Rahat Commercial Area, Phase VI, DHA Karachi. For the past 4 years, Durrani Enterprises provides services as Real Estate Consultant and Developer. We mainly deal in Rent, Sale & Purchase and Construction field.

I am also the part of KHAS Marketing Network, which consists of 4 members i.e. Saqib Durrani, Malik Khushal, Khalid and Hakim Ali. KHAS Marketing Network work on different projects in DHA Karachi & Clifton. Few of the projects of KHAS Marketing Network includes:

  • 400 Square Yards (Ground+5) Building in Ittehad Commercial Area
  • 200 Square Yards (2-3 Bedroom) Apartments in Sehar Commercial Area
  • Office Building in Muslim Commercial Area
  • Town Houses in Block-4, Clifton

Recently, I have been selected as the member of Election Commission for Defence & Clifton Association of Real Estate Agents (DEFCLAREA) Election 2013.

When did you decide to pursue a career in Real Estate?

My father was also in the Real Estate field from 1982 till 1993. So, I got motivation from my father to join this field.

What has been the best experience you have had so far as a Realtor?

Yes, had a great experience of big deal where I sold out a 2000 Square Yards plot and had direct parties at both ends i.e. Buyer & Seller.

What has been challenging as a Realtor?

  • DHA Karachi frequently changes Rules & Regulations.
  • Recognition of Real Estate as an industry at Government Level.
  • Legislation for Agent’s Commission.

What does it take to be successful in Real Estate?

  • Investors
  • Hard working
  • Honesty

Your Top 5 Residential Areas of DHA Karachi? Any investment advice?

  • Phase II (Area near Abu Bakr Masjid, mostly Nawab families live here)
  • Phase V (Area around Khayaban-e-Momin)
  • Phase VI (Area around Khayaban-e-Ghazi)
  • Phase VIII (Best for Investment)

Your Top 5 Commercial Areas of DHA Karachi? Any investment advice?

How do you see DHA City Karachi?

DHA City Karachi is one of the land mark projects by DHA Karachi. DCK is a long term investment and will give favorable future returns after few years. I would prefer the Middle Class community to investment in this project.

Meet Saqib Durrani - Chief Executive of Durrani Enterprises - DHA Karachi

How do you spend your weekends?

There is as such no weekend for me due to the nature of my work. I usually work on weekends as well and on the other side, I give time to my family as and when required during the week. Work & Family goes along side-by-side.

What are your other interests in life?

I love history and have read several history books.

What do you envision yourself doing 10 years from now?

10 years from now, I see myself completely moving into the Construction Area.

Your Top 5 must visit places in DHA Karachi?

  • DHA Head Office
  • Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC)
  • Do Darya
  • Sea View

If there was one place you could travel to, right now, where would it be and why?

I would love to go to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj & Umrah again. Insha’Allah!

Any Message you want to give to the readers of DHAToday?

Honesty, Commitment, Hard-work and Allah Blessing is all you need to be successful.

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