Dubai Media City (DMC) is a tax-free commercial property project constructed by Dubai Government with the aim to provide modern media facilities in UAE. The project is located 25 km south of Downtown area of the City on Sheikh Zayed Road and is adjacent to city’s remarkable residential communities Dubai Marina, Jumeriah Beach residences and Palm Jumeriah. The project also provides very convenient access to sea with less than 1 km distance and it is in close proximity of several famous five star Dubai hotels. Dubai Media City was officially opened in January 2001. Soon after its opening it has been functioning as the hub of media activities in the Middle Eastern Region. News agencies, publishing houses, online media, production agencies and TV channels across the world consider opening their offices in the development as the project is well equipped with state of the art broadcasting facilities and tax free business opportunities. The project has become one of the most dynamic business hubs of Gulf Countries, housing and hosting thousands of international media corporations. Besides international media company offices, the project also has head office of International Cricket Council.
Dubai Media City provide business friendly environment with zero taxes, which allures companies and more companies are choosing this place to open their offices here. Almost all huge media groups like BBC World News, Ten Sports, National Geographic Farsi, CNN international, Persian Music Chanel, ARY Digital Network, CNBC Arabia and several other channels have opened their offices in DMC. Instead of channels, other media companies that have opened their offices in this project include website companies and news papers.
Dubai Media City Community Facilities
Dubai Media City is not only providing commercial office space for local and international media companies rather it also offers excellent short term rental accommodation options that include hotel, hotel apartments and one or two bedroom studio apartments. Hotels and apartments offer excellent accommodation well equipped with modern life amenities. Other community facilities include medical centers, pharmacies, beauty salons, spas and fitness centers. Besides this, it also houses UAE leading banks and financial institutes to facilitate entrepreneurs. The community also offers excellent dining and eating facilities to satisfy taste of migrants and foreigners. You can find various restaurants and bars serving excellent food and beverages of world cuisines along with traditional Arabic food. Laundry services are also available for the comfort of visitors staying in DMC. The project also has world class conference rooms and award winning amphitheater with capacity to hold 15,000 people. The venue is best for festivals, concerts and award ceremonies. Below is the list of few remarkable retail outlets in the community.