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square yard

A space that measures out to the equivalent of a square 1 yard (3 feet) wide by 1 yard long.There are 9 square feet to a square yard.Most real estate measurements are in acres,square feet, or cubic yards,rather than square yards.

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3G measuring 133.33 sq yds in G-10/3 got a bid of Rs712,000 per sq yd and plot no.
5-1 in G-11/3 and 6-A in G-11/4 each measuring 133.33 sq yds were auctioned for Rs485,000 per sq yds each.
Consequently, under the instructions of Chairman and Member Admin CDA, Director Municipal Administration in a meeting with local traders had agreed to charge board tax @ Rs.60/per sq yds and restore previous system of trade license.
Khalid Mian said that contractor had no authority to publish such a misleading advertisement and added that the traders have decided to pay board tax @Rs.60/per sq yds as already agreed with CDA.
The price of a 500 sq yds new double storey bungalow in 2008 was around Rs25m as compared to its current rate of Rs45m.
For a plot of more than 1,000 sq yds, basement plus ground plus ground plus six is allowed.