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Top Reliable Construction Companies in Pakistan

Feb 22,2022

The construction company is an integral part of any country as it is a sector that plays a vital role in economic growth. There are many people who are unaware of this fact, but the scope of construction companies is broad. It doesn’t matter what sort of alterations you need in your property, All will be done by the experienced and professional construction industry.

Now it is essential for an individual to know that the construction companies in Pakistan are of multiple types. A person has to choose one according to the job they need to get done.

First in this blog you will get to know about the types of construction companies and then you will update your information about the construction companies that are leading the current market of Pakistan.

Construction Company Types

According to the nature of job, construction companies' types are as following:

Real Estate Developers

The real estate builder's developers are those who own the land and later build properties on it. It is up to the developer whether they sell the property before the whole project is completed or after. The responsibility of the real estate developer is a lot. They have to manage everything from designing to construction and even sales/rent.

General Contractors

In simple words, the general contractor is someone that the customers hire. They are responsible for managing everything related to construction tasks. Most of the time, the general contractors even play a pivotal role in designing a building, as they have a pretty good idea about the modern styles. Sometimes they even have to supervise crew members.

Small Renovation Contractors

It is not every day that you find big firms which are a part of this process. Mainly local companies do small renovation tasks like floor installation, painting, roofing, and more of the apartment buildings, offices, and so on. Yes, you understand correctly, they not only work in residential areas but in commercial areas too.

So, in the future, if you are planning to remodel your house, make sure you find an experienced and reliable firm for the job. While searching on the internet, you can find many small renovation contractors. Don't forget to check online reviews and make sure to get suggestions from others before you hire them.

Owner Builders

It is a term that confuses many. You cannot name owner-builders as a contractor, nor can you label them as construction companies. It is a party that does construction for ownership. It is up to the owner-builders that they use the building once completed to rent it out, sell, or for personal work.

It has been noticed that many hire owner builders because of their experience working in other buildings as general contractors. Other than the business they are working on; the job works as a sideline.

Package Builders

Suppose you are looking for professionals to manage the entire building process from A to Z, then package builders are the ones to hire. Package builders not only design and build a property, but they even help the party in land acquisition, if required.

The package builders have a team of architects, builders, and designers. There are times when they subcontract the teams, as they have links in the market. As a client, you don't have to worry whether everything will go well or not because they guarantee satisfaction.

Pakistan’s 15 Top-Tier Construction Companies

Construction is a word derived from "construct." The meaning of construct is to build—the building of dams, roads, plazas, residential societies, and so on. Before entering a construction business an individual must know the basics of it, such as

  • Whether beginning a construction business in a particular area is a viable option or not. It is because already a lot of companies are there in the market and are trusted by people. So, it is hard to step into the market, let alone enjoy success in the business. 
  • You must have a business plan and a proper understanding of a local market. This is something that allows you to create your very first document for your business and even determine its success.
  • Your business must be registered and you have to have a license & additional permit
  • You must know about the building materials used in construction and even have an idea of where you can get the best one at a reasonable price.
  • Lastly, you must have a proper plan for how you are going to run a successful business for a long time. As after investing so much you would like to generate profit for a few months or a year. 

Now if we are to talk about the top construction companies in Pakistan, they are quite big and doing wonders for the real estate of Pakistan, the few top-rated ones are as followed:

WAPDA (Water and Power Development Authority)

Everyone knows about this firm but very few people are familiar with the fact that it also falls on the list of best Pakistan construction companies. The company was established in 1958. It is an independent firm that has all the legal rights and reports only to the federal government whenever required.  

In 2007, WAPDA was dismantled among three elements of WAPDA, one power wing named Hydel Power Generation.

Now the goal of WAPDA is to build almost 5 dams in the coming 10 to 13 years in order to fulfill both the water and electricity demands of citizens. These are the projects that are inevitable for the development and economic growth of Pakistan.

Habib Construction Services

The headquarters of Habib Construction Services is in Islamabad. It is one of the largest construction companies in Pakistan famous because of managing large but mostly complex projects. The planning they do for each construction project is commendable. They focus on every little detail, use modern techniques and maintain international standards while they are working on any project.

The company mainly offers its service in building flyovers, motorways, bridges, dams, bridges, etc.

National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK)

NESPAK, is a remarkable firm, one of the top-rated designing consultancy associations in Asia and Africa. The company offers multiple services, including construction, management, engineering, and consultancy. The company was established way back in 1973 by the government of Pakistan. The headquarter of the firm is in the capital of Punjab, Lahore.

Roughly NESPAK has done 3651 projects. Among them, 90% of the projects were domestic, and 10% were international. Whenever the government of Pakistan launches some kind of project, NESPAK is involved in it somehow. Either they are part of the construction, management, or consultancy team.

Some of the major projects that NESPAK has done are:

  • Lahore Metro
  • New Islamabad Airport
  • Karachi Nuclear Power Plant


NLC is widely known as the National Logistics Cell that has been in the market since 1978. Their team of skilled engineers has successfully worked on 232 projects. They are currently working on 70 mega projects that are under the wraps. NLC are experts in the matters of mega concrete projects such as flyovers and underpasses. Furthermore, their skills also shine in the design of universities, hospitals and colleges.

Their major projects that make them stand in the rest of the crowd are

  • Peshawar Mor interchange Islamabad
  • National Stadium Karachi
  • Bab-e- Peshawar

Frontier Work Organization

Frontier Work Organization is the abbreviation of FWO. The company was set up more than 5 decades ago in 1966, 31 October. The company was launched to do wonders, like build highways on the most dangerous mountain ranges in the world. Near the compilation stage of Karakoram Highway, the government understands how much potential this organization has that they ordered to expand the roots all around the world.

Habib Rafiq Ltd

It is not wrong to say that Habib Rafiq Ltd brings a revolution in the world of housing societies development. In the real estate development industry, people trust them the most. For the past 6 decades, the company is in the business and has worked on some key projects.

The two noted projects of HRL are Capital Smart City, Islamabad andLahore Smart City which are driving many in Pakistan towards real estate investment because of their uniqueness. The few other projects the company is currently working on are as followed:

  • M-9 Project – The Extension of Super Highway to Motorway
  • 1223 MW RLNG BASED Cycle Power Plant

Future Development Holdings Pvt. Ltd

FDHL was established in 1984. To make this firm the local and international organizations join their hands to bring revolution in the real estate sector. The company is committed to coming up with state-of-art ideas that fit the best with the modern-day living environment.

Also, FDHL is working in development and infrastructure for quite some time now. They had converted some of the greatest projects in Pakistan. The popular and greatest projects FDHL is working on these days are:

DASCON Construction Company