Dubai South, formerly known as Dubai World Central, is a 145-kilometer area near Al Maktoum International Airport. The district is intended to become the flagship of Dubai’s urban development, which will be used for the construction of other areas of the city.
Today, Dubai South includes hundreds of various residential, commercial, office and retail properties. This area is suitable for all types of people with different lifestyles as it focuses on creating a comfortable and calming living environment for everyone.
Dubai South has direct access to the Etihad Railway network, Al Maktoum International Airport and the port of Palm Jebel Ali, and provides convenient transportation links to many other areas of Dubai. The close proximity to the Expo Road and Emirates Road allows a fuss-free commute to reach any point of Dubai without the need to sit in traffic. Currently, there is no metro station in Dubai South, however there are future plans to connect the Nakheel Harbour & Tower station and the Expo 2020 site to the red line.
Dubai South has a rapid transit system that runs through the entire city, serving both the eastern and western parts of the region, and a comprehensive and integrated road network provides easy access between different areas of the city.
There are also two supermarkets within walking distance of the development called Grand Express Supermarket and Quick Supermarket, as well as a pharmacy, called Al Shifa Pharmacy. Families can also enroll their children into the GEMS International School, which is situated in Dubai South as well.
Homes in Dubai South are surrounded by luscious greenery. Over the past year, more than AED 1 billion (USD 272 million) has been invested in the implementation of landscaped projects in this part of the city. Integrating the latest technology and design will provide comfort and a better sense of well-being to all its residents. Visitors and residents can relax and make use of the parks and recreation areas, or take part in a spot of golf at the 18-hole golf course. What’s more, residents can find numerous entertainment options nearby, for example, there is Dubai Parks & Resorts located half an hour away which is the largest entertainment complex of theme parks in Dubai. Opened back in October 2016, the park occupies an area of 285 hectares and presents the best entertainment and rides from the East and West, as well as an unlimited world of incredible experiences. There are three theme parks within the resort, including a water park.
Dubai South is designed to house 1 million residents and has become a hub of industry and technology, creating more than 500,000 job opportunities.
What’s more, it has become a venue for the World Expo 2020 and the Dubai Airshow, which has helped increase the demand for apartments in the area.
Dubai South is an area of profitable investment in real estate due to its location. The developers plan to build property units worth AED 25 billion in the future, aimed at middle-income families and professionals. There will be more than 6,000 residential real estate, including apartments, villas and townhouses.
The economic growth spurred on by the exhibition Expo 2020 will attract many business individuals to the emirate which will lead to high rental rates. As a result, investors will be able to cover the cost of buying real estate within a short period of time, so in the future, they can receive a stable passive income.
Apartments for sale in Dubai South are one of the best investments in the area, as this type of property mainly caters to people who prefer to live close to their workplace in the south of Dubai.
This residential community located in Dubai South consists of apartment buildings, a cluster of townhouses, two hotels, a mosque and a shopping center.
Among the 268 townhouses, there are 242 units with 2-3 bedrooms and 26 semi-detached houses with separate kitchens and 4 bedrooms. The size of the villas vary from 1,894 sq. ft to 2,719 sq. ft.
All layouts include parking, a maid’s room, laundry room, a spacious living-dining room, a terrace and a garden. The townhouses are also equipped with walk-in closets. The Pulse Villas offer a range of additional amenities, including a sports area with football, basketball and tennis courts, a fitness center and swimming pools. The residential community also provides bus routes to the Expo Metro Station and the Sheikh Zayed Highway.
The complex is located along the Expo Road, making it very convenient to access the area and to reach other parts of Dubai. The completion of the complex is planned for the beginning of 2024.
The starting price for a three-bedroom townhouse in The Pulse is AED 850,000 (USD 231,500), whilst the starting price for a studio with a total area of 395 sq. ft is AED 300,000 (USD 81,700).
This complex is part of the large Emaar South construction project which consists of several phases of development, and is located in the center of the district, along with the new Emaar South Boulevard and an international world-class golf course nearby.
Located close to the main entrance of Emaar South, the Expo Golf Villas complex is a great choice for professionals working in the business hubs of the Dubai South area. The development offers stunning villas with three and four bedrooms, with a total living area ranging from 1,851 sq. ft to 2,485 sq. ft. The complex is still under construction, with plans for completion in 2022. The starting price for a villa at Expo Golf Villas is AED 1,000,000 (USD 272,300).
This complex consists of 13 buildings with studios and apartments with 1-2 bedrooms with living areas of units varying from 347 sq. ft to 915 sq. ft. For those looking for a modern lifestyle combined with the convenience of a thriving community, MAG 5 Dubai South is the ideal location. Most of the property units have balconies and terraces which are particularly in high demand by customers. The MAG 5 Boulevard complex is adjacent to a green cluster located on 75,000 sq. m which forms the “green belt” of Dubai.
MAG 5 Dubai South has various amenities including running and cycling paths, playgrounds for children and community shopping centers. Additionally, residents can take advantage of the communal swimming pool, gym and recreation areas.
The rental price for studios in MAG 5 is currently AED 16,500 (USD 4,500) per year, and potential investors can earn 5.4% ROI. If you want to buy an apartment in this complex, the starting price will be around AED 310,000 (USD 84,400).
This residential complex is part of the MAG 5 development and consists of 924 property units, including studios and apartments with 1-3 bedrooms with exclusive finishes. The total living area of the property units in MAG 5 Boulevard varies from 475 sq. ft to 2,511 sq. ft.
The price for a studio in this development starts from AED 340,000 (USD 92,600) with an average rental cost of AED 20,000 (USD 5,500) per year. Long-term rentals can fetch an ROI rate of 5.8%.
The residential complex by Damac Properties consists of 967 furnished studios and 1-2 bedroom apartments. Warm neutral tones, bright white colours and smooth black marble are featured throughout the complex. All property units are sold with high-quality finishes, furniture and fully equipped kitchens. Property sizes in Celestia vary from 466 sq. ft to 1,442 sq. ft.
Residents are offered a variety of communal amenities, including a swimming pool, a recreation area, a state-of-the-art gym and a spa center. Children can also use the on-site games room and the playground. The complex has a lobby, reception, cafes and shops, as well as underground parking and 24-hour security.
The price for a studio in Celestia starts from AED 350,000 (USD 95,300), with the average rental cost for this type of property from AED 18,500 (USD 5,100). Which means a potential investor might earn a 5.2% annual profit.
The project by DAMAC Properties occupies 10 floors and consists of 270 property units. Buyers can choose their preferred layout among studios and apartments with 1-3 bedrooms. This is one of the best residential communities in Dubai, where one can not only purchase ordinary housing, but also apartments offering hotel services as well. The complex has numerous amenities including a swimming pool, a top-of-the-range gym and a sauna. There is also a lobby with a cafe available for all residents and guests. On top of that, residents can take advantage of allocated parking, various restaurants and retail centers within the community. The property units vary in size from 386 sq. ft to 2,092 sq. ft.
Investors can buy a studio in DAMAC Maison de Ville Tenora for AED 450,000 (USD 122,500). The rental cost of a studio apartment with a total area of 424 sq. ft is AED 20,000 (USD 5,500) per year, so a long-term rental contract can generate a rate of approximately 4.4% ROI.
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