Downtown Dubai has been aptly dubbed as the centre of Dubai – fast-paced and intensely busy, the lifestyle of individuals here is like no other. With nearly 15 million tourists flocking to Dubai each year, and a large percentage visiting Downtown Dubai, having a business established in the neighbourhood allows for high sales and exposure. Not only does the area host the world’s largest mall – The Dubai Mall – but also, numerous tourist hotspots such as the Dubai Fountain, The Burj Khalifa, Calabar Lounge, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo among many others. The development is multi-purpose, facilitating needs of both residents through the provision of high-class apartments and also businesses through the provision of large-space offices, all in a prime location.
Developed by Emaar Properties, Downtown Dubai has become a focal of New Dubai. Situated along the stretch of the E11 or Sheikh Zayed Road, the neighbourhood is surrounded by new and upcoming developments. Al Wasl lies northwest, Financial Centre to the northeast, and Business Bay to its south. Besides the plethora of taxis and buses that continuously circle the vicinity, Downtown Dubai has its own metro station – the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall station.
Office spaces for rent in Downtown Dubai vary in size and structure, and their cost can range according to the square feet and the type of office. Shell and core offices can be rented between AED380K to AED550K annually. Shell and core offices only provide the basic structure of the buildings and allow new tenants to design the fittings and build of the rental. Meanwhile, fully fitted offices can cost between AED600K to AED850K. Although offices for rent are scattered within Downtown Dubai, the Boulevard Plaza Towers and Emaar Square have plenty of offerings available and present to be a popular commercial centre. Emaar Square is highly sought after due to its prime location (nearby metro, close areas such as DIFC and DWTC) and elegant build. Office rentals in the neighbourhood are accompanied with conference room(s) and other amenities such as in-building dining options, Wi-Fi services, cleaning services and parking.
Shops and retail spaces for rent in Downtown Dubai are plenty and, just like office spaces, do not have a specific location but are instead spread around the neighbourhood. These shops dependant on the square feet, can range from AED180K to AED1700K each year.
Retail, Offices and Commercial spaces for rent in Downtown Dubai are ever-growing, offering businesses large crowds and high status. The development is jam-packed with easy-to-access roads and locations that remain up-to-date and are easy to find. Moreover, businesses with customers visiting from abroad have plenty to show around the area. Hotels are common in Downtown Dubai, 5-star offerings of the iconic Burj Khalifa and Armani Hotel Dubai, while other affordable options such as Ramada Downtown Dubai or Dusit Thani Dubai are also present. Entertainment options are available for guests such as the Art Galleria in Downtown Dubai or the world’s largest mall – Dubai Mall.
Since Downtown Dubai is such a tourist hotspot, there is no shortage of clinics, supermarkets, cafes, hospitals or chic dining options. Offices within the area have an array of eating and dining options to choose from, with multiple eateries of international cuisines available. Residents, employees and tourists that residing in Downtown Dubai are often young, eccentric and energetic. Retail stores and shops are at an advantage with a modern crowd offering great exposure. Moreover, celebrity and high-class socialites live within the area and are sure to help businesses thrive. Downtown Dubai has quickly become the heart of Dubai, and businesses no doubt benefit from its grand reputation.
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