Dhaka has a rich history dating back 400 years. According to legend, pre-Mughal Dhaka comprised 52 bazaars and 53 alleys. During this time, the major settlement was located between the rivers Buriganga and Dholai Khal, with its centre around Bangla Bazar. Dhaka developed in the commercial sector under the Mughal, and it spanned the region currently known as old Dhaka. Today the commercial areas have spread and got into a new shape. Let’s take a look at the prime commercial areas in Dhaka city in the twenty-first century.
Top 8 Important Commercial Areas in Dhaka City
The central business district of mega city Dhaka is located here. It stands in the city's center, as the General Post Office is considered the zero point of Dhaka. There are more offices and business institutions in Motijheel than in any other area of the city, making it the main business and commercial centre of Dhaka.
The majority of corporate headquarters in the country are located there. The majority of corporate headquarters in the country are located there. This is the neighbourhood that contains the City Center, Bangladesh Bank Building, Agrani Bank Bhaban, WAPDA Bhaban, Janata Bank Bhaban, Sena Kalyan Bhaban, Dhaka Stock Exchange, Ittefaq Bhaban, Rajuk Bhaban, and many other major enterprises.
Motijheel is home to some of the most prestigious educational institutions in Bangladesh, including Notre Dame College (NDC) and Ideal school and college. Numerous news, magazine, print, and other media companies have their headquarters here. Dhaka Railway Station is not far from Motijheel. The focal point where all of the main access roads to the area meet is Shapla Square's famous landmark.
BDT 60 to 100 per square foot will be a price range for commercial office premises. However, the price may vary depending on specific locations and structure types.
Businesses demand modern office space, technology, proper parking, security, emergency preparedness, and safety. Gulshan can offer all of these facilities, beyond its residential zones. In recent years, Gulshan has emerged as one of the prime business districts of Dhaka. Many significant corporations in Bangladesh have headquarters in Gulshan.