District 2020: The Future of Sustainability in Dubai

Did you ever wonder what will become of the huge Expo 2020 site in Dubai following the end of the massive event? In true Dubai fashion, it will be turned into one of the largest sustainable cities in the region. 

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Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming District 2020 in the UAE. 


The Expo 2020 site will be transformed into District 2020, located in Dubai South.

Nearby Attractions 

  • Dubai Investment Park: 10 minutes away
  • Ibn Battuta Mall: 15 minutes away
  • Downtown Jebel Ali: 15 minutes away
  • Al Maktoum International Airport: 20 minutes away
  • Motiongate Dubai: 20 minutes away
  • Mall of the Emirates: 20 minutes away

Nearby Communities 

  • Jebel Ali Village: 10 minutes away
  • Palm Jebel Ali: 15 minutes away
  • Dubai Sports City: 20 minutes away
  • Jumeirah Golf Estates: 20 minutes away
  • Al Barsha: 20 minutes away
  • Arabian Ranches: 25 minutes away

Facilities and Services 

The entire master plan of District 2020 will be designed with the idea of sustainability and innovation as per key components. These are the Internet of Things (IOT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G, Blockchain, Robotics, and Big Data. 

Here are the main facilities you can find there that will blow your mind:

  • Smart 
  • Sustainable 
  • Human-centric
  • Innovative
  • Health-focused
  • LEED certified
  • Office space (50 sq. units to 800 sqm buildings)
  • Residential space
  • Retail and commercial spaces 
  • 5G connectivity
  • AV routes and smart shuttles
  • Academic institutions
  • Events and exhibits
  • Children and science center
  • Jogging tracks and bike lanes 
  • Urban markets. 
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Property Types 

The fascinating development will offer these ranges of property types, all focused on mental wellbeing in their designs: 

  • Co-living apartments: A budget-friendly option for a cohesive community living lifestyle
  • Urban apartments: Ultra modern designs that come in the form of studios, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments in District 2020
  • Loft apartments: Open-plan designs with private courtyards in the form of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units. 


October 2022

As Expo 2020 comes to a close soon, its legacy will live on through this iconic project. Be part of the future and choose to live at District 2020. 

Still didn’t visit Expo 2020? Here’s everything you need to know before you head over there.

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