Famous residential communities in Dubai.

  • Better Informed
  • 18 Jun, 2012
Famous residential communities in Dubai.

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

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

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.

Burj Dubai

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

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.

Dubai Marina is often the first pick for those moving to Dubai. Offering an unrivalled waterfront location, marina lifestyle and a chic cosmopolitan lifestyle, the nabe is strategically located near Interchange 5 on Sheikh Zayed Road and is just minutes away from business hubs such as Dubai Internet City and Dubai Media City. Unmatched amenities include numerous retail and dining options and the popular pedestrian-friendly Marina Walk, dotted with restaurants, cafés and retail avenues. Dubai properties for sale in Dubai Marina are some of the most modern and amenity-rich developments in the emirate. The vibrant community offers Dubai properties for sale in Dubai Marina that are generously-sized, range from studios and one beds to stunning four bed pads and penthouses.

Al Barsha

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

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.

Dubai Pearl

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.

Emirates Hills

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

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.

A city within a city, Business Bay was conceived along the lines of Canary Wharf in London’s Docklands. Sitting between Al Quoz, glitzy Downtown Dubai and classical Old Town, the neighbourhood is a collection of residential towers, commercial buildings, upscale hotels such as The Oberoi Dubai and just a 5-minutes’ drive to Dubai Mall. Dubai properties for sale in Business Bay comprise brand new high rise towers with quality furnishings and facilities that offer good rental returns. While scenic views may be lacking, Dubai properties for sale in Business Bay are a prime hub of residential and commercial spaces and where some of the biggest global corporations work out of. No longer considered Downtown Dubai’s poor cousin, Dubai properties for sale in Business Bay are a great alternative to the premium properties in Downtown Dubai, with the most exciting upcoming project in the neighbourhood, Dubai Water Canal, touted to be a major tourist, residential and retail attraction and expected to receive an estimated footfall of 22 million visitors, when complete.

Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)

Experience the pulse of an urban lifestyle and a cosmopolitan vibe at JLT. Reside here and be in the centre of a new, fast-paced residential and business hub. Located very close to Dubai Marina, Dubai properties for sale JLT offer all the benefits of a convenient lifestyle. Benefit from unbeatable views of the lake, modern living spaces, lush promenades lining the lake and urban conveniences that are just a pleasant stroll away. Additionally, Dubai properties for sale JLT also offer excellent returns, are well-priced and insulated from the frenetic pace of the city. Some of the best towers include Green Lakes Towers (Cluster S) due to their proximity to the Dubai Marina Metro station, Al Seef Towers and Tamweel Tower (Cluster U), Al Shera Tower, Madina Tower, Indigo and Lake Terrace (Cluster D).

Palm Jumeirah

Wake up to the stunning view of the azure Arabian Gulf every morning. Life on this man-made archipelago means that you experience the very best that nature has to offer, every day. Featuring apartments, Garden Homes, Signature Villas and Canal Cove Town Homes, sprawling Dubai properties for sale in Palm Jumeirah offer residents a private beach and pool amongst other facilities. You can browse some of the most luxurious Dubai properties for sale in Palm Jumeirah on our site. The nabe consists of three parts, the first being the trunk, which is home to rows of Dubai properties for sale in Palm Jumeirah. The fronds are lined with garden homes and signature villas, that open out to breathtaking vistas of the skyline and pristine waters. Key projects include Nakheel Mall, The Palm Tower, The Pointe and The Boardwalk. From the Palm, you can admire the beautiful Atlantis The Palm hotel and see The World, a collection of man-made islands shaped to resemble a map of the globe.

Downtown Dubai

There’s a lot more to Downtown Dubai than the world’s tallest skyscraper. Tucked comfortably in the heart of the city and giving residents a perfect retreat from urban life, Dubai properties for sale in Downtown Dubai are a rental haven for property owners given the lucrative yields. Some of the luxurious towers featuring Dubai properties for sale in Downtown Dubai include The Residence at Burj Khalifa, Burj Views, 8 Boulevard Walk and South Ridge. Nestled in the centre of Downtown is The Old Town, a reflection of classical Arabic architecture. Offering residents conveniences at their doorstep as they live surrounded by numerous world-class hotels, restaurants, and bars, it is just a stone’s throw away from the iconic Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain and Dubai Mall. Particularly remarkable is how the area oozes tranquility despite being surrounded by skyscrapers and the hustle and bustle of Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, with its winding walkways and cobbled streets.

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