Choosing accommodation place is very important issue for those who are planning to relocate any foreign country. This issue becomes more important if you are planning to relocate Dubai as this city has several residential communities that differ drastically from each other in terms of standard of living. Residential communities in Dubai include luxurious and breathtaking home and villa communities as wells apartment complexes in crowded areas. Deciding final accommodation place to settle down in Dubai mainly depends on a person’s capability to spend money on accommodation. People who are relocating and searching residential community to execute their accommodation needs may have their own preferences. Major issue that all expats consider is the accessibility to their workplace, schools, shopping centers and main city area. Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities of the United Arab Emirates that offers wide choice of places where migrants can live. Even foreigners can purchase a leasehold property all over the Dubai and freehold properties in specific areas of this city.
Living in any specific community has its own pros and cons. Some communities provide easy access to work place and main city area while others offer affordable accommodation in a peaceful environment. Following are few of the residential communities in Dubai that are famous among most of the locals and expat residents.
Al Barari is a master planned community of 330, 5-7 bedrooms villas on 14 million square feet area. The location is perfect that makes this place easily accessible from old and new Dubai. It also has 16 different varieties of lush green gardens, manmade lakes, ponds, themed gardens, open air theaters and superb restaurants. Villas are designed and built on 4 unique architectural themes-Bromellia, Camellia, Acacia and Dahlia. It is also a first residential community that built to use for mixed purpose. Almost all villas have rooftop gardens and artificial waterfalls.
Arabian Heights is located in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) that is known as center of advanced electronic design and development. This project is a 15 level high tower with 440 modern apartments. Residents can enjoy beautiful sight of deserts and landscapes. Project has its own vibrant garden. Apartments are built on Arabesque architectural design theme. It is a highly luxurious residential community that provides number of facilities at your fingertips. It is a perfect mix of Arabian heritage and state of the art modern construction. Community has 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and spacious studios.
It is the world tallest building containing apartments, restaurants and malls with other recreational facilities like 4 swimming pools, observation platform and library. Residents feel proud to have this 161 level high building’s name in their residential address.
Dubai Marina is the first residential community in Dubai which provides freehold property owner ship to foreigners that significantly increases property prices in this community. Total area is around 30 million square feet. It consists of 10 districts. Dubai Marina is constructed around a waterside walkway also allows easy access to parks, boat berthing, restaurants, daycare centers, fitness club and spas, business centers, cafes and shopping outlets. Other facilities include CCTV security, digital and satellite television and high speed internet.
Al Barsha is a newly built community that provides good accommodation at affordable prices. Major property types are villas and mid rise apartments. It provides very easy access to major business hubs of this city including Media City and Internet City. It is very secure place and become famous among migrant workers due to its reasonable rents. Community doesn’t allow foreigners to make freehold property purchase.
Jabel Ali is located 35 kilometers in southwest part of the city. This community offers accommodation to foreigners as well as also possesses 5,500 companies of 120 countries. Residential developments consist of villas and plush properties. This community is less accessible from other parts of city but establishment of its free zone along with Internet Media Cities, this village has recognized as one of the popular residential area of this city. This community has plenty of green areas with easy access to major life’s amenities.
This community is located at foot of Palm Jumeirah. Its location is ideal for business, living and leisure activities. It is surrounded by Dubai dynamic technology and media free zone. Techno Space is also located in Dubai Pearl.
It is a famous residential area which is located several miles away from downtown area of Dubai. It provides peaceful living with lot of greenery in surroundings. This community offers almost everything that resident’s need. Two latest malls are also located just 10 min away from Emirates Hill. This project offers excellent educational facilities but lack healthcare facilities. Residents have to travel to other communities in surrounding to avail health services.
City of Arabia
The community extends on 20 million square foot area situated at the center of DUBAILAND and work as a gateway for residential and retail centers. It has several business and administration offices, schools, clinics, super luxury apartments, shops, galleries restaurant and other unique attractions. Due to such diverse property developments, city of Arabia has become a major destination in new Dubai.
Business Bay is a freehold district of commercial and residential properties occupied total area of 64 million square feet. This area has potential to become a business capital of this city and offer good environment to setup business. It has 11 freehold residential towers, one luxury hotel tower, shopping mall, clinics and health clubs. Studio apartments and 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments, pent houses, duplexes, terrace and garden apartments are also available. Currently this project is under construction and located in Dubai Creek. After complete construction this project will have 240 residential and commercial buildings.
Expats can choose any residential community that fulfills their basic life’s needs at prices. Expats usually prefer to opt for rental accommodation as the Dubai property prices are quite high.