Downtown Dubai, located between old and new Dubai, is the Emirate's tourism, cultural, business, and entertainment hub. It's one of Dubai's most prominent freehold neighborhoods, developed by Emaar Properties in the UAE, spread over 26,909,776 sq.

Downtown Dubai is known as "The Centre of Now" due to its ideal location in the city's core, reviving the country with its spectacular residential units incorporating some of the world's most famous attractions in Dubai such as:

The area is distinguished by its attractiveness to residents and tourists from all over the world alike as they include cultural and entertainment centers, social infrastructure services, residential towers, luxury hotels, offices of global corporations, shops, restaurants, mosques, shopping malls, and pedestrian walkways within the district's surroundings.

Residential Units in Downtown Dubai:


Downtown, Dubai's beating heart, is located along Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Wasl locality. The dynamic area includes Dubai's famous landmarks such as Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, and Dubai Mall, as a result every other district is freely reachable for everyone. Business Bay borders it from the south, while Financial Centre Road borders from the north.

Proximity To Landmark

Downtown Dubai for Investment

The demand for apartments in the downtown district is skyrocketing. Among the many benefits that characterize property investments in Downtown is that rental yields are high, the area is immensely popular among both tourists and residents, the average property price in Downtown Dubai increase by over 24% year on year, seeing a significant capital appreciation.

Downtown Dubai Market Report 2021 Vs. 2022

ROI in Downtown Dubai

Below is a breakdown of recorded ROI for properties in Downtown by number of bedrooms.

Downtown Dubai Property Transactions

Both transactions of off plan and secondary properties in Downtown have been on the rise since 2021. As many areas in Dubai, apartment prices have risen significantly following Expo 2020 which was held earlier this year from October 2021 till March 31 2022.

List of different projects Transactions in Downtown Dubai

This statistic is based on a comparison between Q1 2021 and Q 2022, as it shows all transactions percentage of Downtown projects and how significantly they change for each project located in Downtown.

The rise in the number of transactions directly, especially for properties with reasonable prices, is the best evidence that Downtown is a desirable area for residents and investors, so Downtown Dubai has maintained its position as one of the most popular residential units in the Dubai real estate market.

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When it comes to a prime location like Downtown Dubai, all facts and statistics promise a bright investing future, but goals vary from one buyer to another, our advisors are here to put you on the proper path and lead you to the most adequate investment option.

Take advantage of the opportunity to speak with one of our real estate consultants to take a decision that matches your budget and goals.

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