Chairman Nishat Group Mian Muhammad Mansha performed ground breaking of Nishat Hotel and Shopping mall, a project on around 15 Acres (around 120 Kanals) by Nishat Hotels & Properties Limited, a Nishat Group company, in Lahore on Friday. The Lahore Development Authority had auctioned this piece of land a couple of months ago to the Nishat group. The project consists of a high quality state of the art hotel and shopping mall of international standard as well as large banquet hall catering to the needs of the surrounding areas. Located near Expo Center (Trade and Finance Centre), M.A. Johar Town, the project will be completed within the next 2 to 3 years. The proposed building has a covered area of 2.75 million square feet comprising 11 levels (i.e. eight floors plus three basements with adequate parking bays) housing 4 Star 100 beds hotel, banquet halls, shopping malls and stores with food courts, cineplex, health and leisure zones etc.