Hub Industrial Trading Estate (HITE)

About HITE

A large number of national and multinational industries are established and functioning successfully here.

The first ever project of LIEDA was planned in the year 1979-80. Located in close proximity to the port city of Karachi only at a distance of 18 km from SITE Karachi and 11 KM from Northern By-Pass road. The estate area is 1226 square meters whereas the leaseable area was 751 acres comprising of 1,302 plots. The module plot is 1250 square meters whereas the corner plots are 2,500 square meters and 10,000 square meters respectively. In case of higher area requirements, multiples of the module plots can be added to meet our requirement of industry to industry. The initial estate area was 1100 acres whereas the estate was thrice extended by adding and developing adjoining areas measuring 39 acres, 49 acres, and 37 acres.

There is a commercial area and residential area provided within the industrial estate for the facilitation of industries. The firefighting facility, post office, police station, and banking facilities have also been provided within the industrial estate.

The plots created in these industrial estates have been fully allotted, however, some plots become available as a result of the cancellation, and the same is offered to the potential investors on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. Besides, units can be acquired under the sale/ transfer procedure with the existing investors if they wish to sell.

HITE is a success story of LIEDA. Presently out of 247 industries established within the industrial estate 154 large, medium, and small industries are in operation in this estate which is providing 30,000 direct and 150,000 indirect employment opportunities.


Hub Industrial Trading Estate (HITE) is ideally located in proximity to the port city of Karachi at a distance of only 18Kilometers from Sindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE), Karachi. Northern By-Pass Road is also located at a distance of only 11 Kilometers from HITE and has easy access for up-country transit.


Lasbela Industrial Estates Development Authority (LIEDA) Allotment, Cancellation, Transfer, Surrender of Industrial, Commercial & Residentials Plots  Rule 2022 (Download)

Allotment Form (Download)


52 km
Quaid-e-Azam International Air Port
32 km
Karachi Port Trust (KPT)
603 km
Gwadar deep Sea Port
33 km
City Railway Station Karachi
2 km
RCD Highway Road

Major Types of Industries Established

  • Cotton Yarn Spainning
  • Polyester Yarn Spinning
  • Textile Weaving
  • Polyester Fiber
  • Textile Dyes & chemicals
  • Textile Dying & Printing
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Automobile (Motorcycle) Assembling
  • Precision Casting
  • Wire Drawing
  • Steel Re-Rolling Mills
  • Steel Wool Manufacturing
  • Misc: Light Engineering
  • Melamine Powder Manufacturing
  • Activated Carbon Manufacturing
  • Block Masonry
  • Crete & Pavers Manufacturing
  • Marble processing (Monolama, cutting & polishing)
  • Marble Ware Housing
  • Gypsum Board
  • Furniture warehousing
  • Food & Confectionary
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Beverage Juice industry
  • Salt Refining
  • Ceramic Manufacturing
  • Toilet & Washing Soap Manufacturing
  • Glass ware industry
  • Paper conversion & Paper Manufacturing
  • Electric & Electronics
  • Liquid sugar
  • Oil Blending & Lubrication
  • Packaging & Printing
  • Allied Plastic Industries

Estate Area

In Total Estate Area of 1226 Acres

Leasable Industrial Area 751 Acres

Leasable Commercial/Residential Area 34 Acres

Leasable Residential Area _________ Acres

Plot Sizes (Industrial)

1: 25 x 50 = 1250 Sq. Meter
2: 50 x 50 = 2500 Sq. Meter
3: 100 x 100 = 10000 Sq. Meter

Plot Sizes (Commercial)

1: 7.6 x 10.94 = 83.14 Sq Meters
2: 9.12 x 18.24 = 166.34 Sq Meters
2: 11.20 x 15 = 168 Sq Meters

Plot Sizes (Residential) _______ Sq. Meter


in case of large-scale projects requiring higher area than planned modules, multiples of minimum plot modules can be allotted.

Lease Term:

LIEDA offers lease of plots for the term of 99 years which will be subject to compliance of terms and conditions of the Agreement to Lease.


Previously Hub dam was the only source of water for Hub. WAPDA has allocated 160 cusecs of water per day from the Hub Dam for agricultural, industrial and drinking purposes in the Hub area. This allocated water supply is ensured through Lasbela Canal which is managed and operated by Canal Irrigation Division Hub, Government of Balochistan. Miner No. 6 of Lasbela Canal passes through this industrial estate, Government of Balochistan has sanctioned 8 cusecs of water per day from this canal for industrial use.

To ensure water supply to industries, LIEDA has constructed a 20-million-gallon capacity water reservoir with sedimentation and overhead tanks and a pump house which are the main components of the water supply scheme besides hubs. 80 km of water lines have been laid in the area. Industrial Trading Estate to ensure water supply at the door step of every industrial unit.


Considering the difficulties faced by the industrial consumers of the Hub Industrial Trading Estate, LIEDA has taken the responsibility of electricity distribution of this industrial area in the year 1986 and Alhamdulillah, by the grace and mercy of Allah, LIEDA consumers are fulfilling this responsibility till satisfaction.

At present LIEDA is receiving 28MW load in bulk tariff B-4 from K.E.S.C through its own grid station at the hub and distributed by LIEDA through its own laid down electricity network. For the purpose of power distribution, LIEDA has laid 7 main feeders of 4 MW which are interconnected to ensure regular power supply to its customers in case of any feeder failure.

The tariff rates of LIEDA are similar to KESC.

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Price & Charges


Rs.3,500@ Sq Meter

Installement Rs.4,000

  • Annual Ground Rent Year 2022-23 Rs.12 @ Sq Meter


Rs.3,000@ Sq Meter

Annual Ground Rent Year 2022-23 Rs.25 @ Sq Meter


Rs.2,000@ Sq Meter

Annual Ground Rent Year 2022-23 Rs.20 @ Sq Meter


In case of the opting mode of payment in installments 50% of the total premium shall be payable immediately on approval of the application for allotment whereas the balance 50% shall be recovered in 8 x 3 monthly installments within two years.


The N.W.D Digital Telephone Exchange at the Hub provides telephone and fax facilities. Apart from this, cellular telephone facility is also available throughout the Hub area.

Natural Gas

Natural gas is available within the Estate. Sui Southern Gas Company Limited is the responsible Authority for processing gas connection application. According to the policy of the Government of Pakistan, export oriented industries are also allowed to get gas connection for the purpose of generating electricity which is required for their consumption.


A huge outfall drain along with a sewage lift station has been constructed in the industrial estate to meet the sewage disposal requirements. The industrial waste picked up in the outfall drain is finally discharged into the Hub River.

All industries are responsible for discharging their waste water of acceptable quality into the sewerage system of this Authority.