3.8 /5

Business Bay

(based on 168 building reviews)

Bayside living

Towers
Central location
Restaurants
If you aspire to live close to Downtown but not pay the steep rents, Business Bay is the next best option. It is a very trendy community that looks like the cherry on top of Dubai, with all the breathtaking views of Dubai Water Canal.

House prices House Prices

Avg. 1 Bedroom Apartment Asking Price:
1,020,000 AED
Avg. 1 Bedroom Apartment Transaction Price:
-
Avg. 1 Bedroom Apartment Rental Price:
60,000 AED
Avg. Gross Yield:
5.88%
The Market:
Mid to high-range apartments in high-rise towers

Properties Properties in Business Bay

Properties Frequently asked questions

Where Is Business Bay Located?

Business Bay is located in the southern area of both Downtown and Old Town neighborhoods, in front of the Dubai Water Canal.

One of the main advantages of this location is being away from the bustle made by touristic places in Dubai. In addition to all of that, you get to witness a killer view of the famous water bridge with all the lights and colors that radiate from it at night.

Business Bay is the perfect place to feel the city-based lifestyle, especially because it is quite close to the Burj Khalifa, Souk Al Bahar, and Dubai Mall.

How Far Is Business Bay to the Most Popular Attractions?

Business Bay area is the key access to many famous attractions in Dubai, offering all of Dubai’s advantages without paying a very high cost of living like other places in Dubai. Here are the most popular nearby attractions to Business Bay:

  • Dubai Bowling Center: 7 minutes away
  • Dubai Creek: 8 minutes away
  • Dubai Ice Rink: 9 minutes away
  • Souk Al Bahar: 9 minutes away
  • Downtown Dubai: 10 minutes away
  • Dubai Mall: 10 minutes away
  • Bay Avenue Mall and Park: 11 minutes away
  • Dubai Aquarium: 11 minutes away
  • Emirates Mall: 12 minutes away
  • Dubai International Airport: 16 minutes away
  • The Palm Jumeirah: 20 minutes away
What Are the Transportation Options in Business Bay?

Moving from one place to another is an easy thing to do especially because there are lots of options concerning public transportation. If you want to catch up with the city’s busy life, get ready for choosing your favorite option from the following:

  • Metro: Business Bay Metro Station is very famous within the community
  • Bus: There are lots of bus stations in different places, inside Business Bay, like Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, and the Palace Hotel
  • Taxi: It is so easy to order an RTA taxi, but it is better to book early in order to avoid rush hours. You can also order Uber or Careem as they always provide high quality services for their customers
What Are the Community Facilities in Business Bay?

Business or no business, the community will be providing facilities and amenities that boost residents’ performance in life generally. Among all the remarkable facilities, here are the top six facilities:

  • Retail options
  • Hospitals
  • Parking spaces
  • Schools
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
What Are the Best Hotels Within Business Bay?

Business Bay hotels are characterized by luxuriousness and cozy accommodations; they are also provided with amazing facilities to ensure a great experience for their customers. Here are the top hotels that can be found in Business Bay:

  • JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai (Rating:*****): Sheikh Zayed Road
  • Taj Dubai (Rating:*****): Downtown Burj Khalifa Street
  • The Oberoi Dubai (Rating:*****): Downtown Burj Khalifa Street
  • Grand Millennium Business Bay (Rating:*****): Al Abraj Street
  • Canal Central Hotel (Rating:*****): Al Abraj Street
  • Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay (Rating:****): Al Abraj Street
What Are the Best Schools and Nurseries in Business Bay?

Despite the fact that there are no nurseries or schools in Business Bay, there are lots of great options in nearby places such as Downtown Dubai, Safa, and Al Quoz.

  • Blossoms Nursery

Year Group: Nursery

Curriculum: British

Location: Al Manzil District, Downtown Dubai

  • Jumeirah English Speaking School

Year Group: Primary school (till age 6)

Curriculum: British

Location: Al Safa

KHDA Rating: Outstanding.

What Are the Best Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Business Bay?

As for supermarkets and grocery stores, Business Bay is a place in which you can buy your daily, weekly, and monthly batches easily. Here are the best supermarkets you can find in town:

  • Al Maya Supermarket

Location: Clover Bay Tower

Hours: 8 am-12 am

  • West Zone Fresh Supermarket

Location: MBK Tower

Hours: Open 24 hours

  • Al Maya Burj Downtown

Location: 8 Boulevard

Hours: Open 24 hours

  • Spinneys Bay Avenue

Location: Executive Towers

Hours: 6 am-11 pm

  • Better 1 Mart Supermarket

Location: Al Abraj Street

Hours: 7 am-2 pm

  • Caesar Supermarket and Grocery Store

Location: 202 Sheikh Zayed Rd

Hours: 6 am - 3 am.

What Are the Best Health Clinics and Hospitals in Business Bay?

Business Bay has lots of great medical facilities that combine between coziness, hospitality and outstanding services. Here are the top Health Clinics and Hospitals that you can find in the community:

  • Emirates Hospitals Clinics

Location: Bay Avenue

Hours: 9 am-9 pm

Some Specialties: General Surgery, ENT

  • Aster Clinic

Location: Executive Towers

Hours: 8:30 am-9:30 pm

Some Specialties: Cardiology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology

  • Pearl Dental Clinic

Location: Citadel Tower

Hours: 9 am-8 pm

Specialty: Dentistry

  • Arable Medical Center

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road

Hours: 9 am-9 pm

Some Specialties: Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Allergy, Immunology.

What Are the Most Popular Restaurants in Business Bay?

Looking for a cozy restaurant to dine in with your friends or a perfect dining place for family gatherings? Look no more, as we brought to you restaurants with different cuisines in Business Bay to choose the one that suits your needs.

  • Nurai (ZomatoRating 4.7, Lebanese, West Wharf Tower)
  • Pinza (ZomatoRating 4.5, Italian, Pizza, Sobha Ivory)
  • Ananta - The Oberoi (ZomatoRating 4.1, Indian, Lobby Level, The Oberoi)
  • Nine7One - The Oberoi (ZomatoRating 4.1, Italian, Lower Lobby Level, The Oberoi)
  • CHINGÓN (ZomatoRating 3.4, Mexican, Grand Millennium Hotel)
  • Kamat (ZomatoRating 4.1, Indian, Executive Towers G)
What Are Things to Do in Business Bay?

Business Bay kind of reminds one of life in New York City; it is full of life and a fast-paced lifestyle. It is also the home of huge skyscraper buildings, street art, concrete streets, business towers, and a few parks (Business Bay Skate Park and Bay Avenue Park).

It is true that Business Bay is qualified as a business-oriented destination, yet it is not a boring place at all; you are always going to find fun things to do on a daily basis.

Things to Do in Business Bay During the Day

  • Visit the Dubai Water Canal. For those who like to enjoy their time running, jogging, or even going for a bike ride, this is the perfect place for you guys. You might also not want to miss the mechanical waterfall where both the Canal and the Sheikh Zayed Road Bridge intersect together, leaving the one mesmerized by the magnificent view
  • Go to the Farmer's Market. It is held every Saturday and Friday at Bay Avenue Park for those who like to pick up some fresh products with high quality
  • Go to Fitness Centers. There are lots of places in Business Bay that offer many choices including fitness centers like Elevation Fitness and The Trip by Les Mills
  • Attend a Yoga Class. Yoga classes are always a perfect choice for relaxation; there are a couple of famous yoga centers in Business Bay like Urban Yoga and Yoga Hub at Marasi Business Bay
  • Visit Business Bay Skate Park. Shout out to all skateboarding enthusiasts in Dubai; this place is more than amazing. It’s a concrete park specially designed for skaters, including ramps and skate lanes

Things to Do in Business Bay Dubai at Night

  • Enjoy Night Life. There are lots of places where you can enjoy the beauty of night while you are staying in Business Bay. One of those places is Bay Club; it is the perfect place for a casual hangout with friends
  • Enjoy Outdoor Movies. If you are free at 8 pm, you can enjoy movie nights held in the Steigenberger Hotel every Tuesday
  • Enjoy Your Time at JW Marriott Marquis. There are lots of classy restaurants in

JW Marriott Marquis, the world’s tallest hotel, that will make you enjoy your time, whether with friends or family.

What Are the Best Shopping Destinations in Business Bay?

Whether inside or outside Business Bay, the prime location of this vital community provides many options to shopping lovers. Now, let’s know more details about the number one shopping destination in Business Bay:

  • Bay Avenue Mall: Bay Avenue is the number one destination when it comes to shopping in Business Bay as you can easily find lots of shops, restaurants, cafes, and retail options

Location:Mezzanine level Bay Avenue

Hours: 10 am-12 am

  • Dubai Mall.
What Property Types Are Available in Business Bay?

With massive heights and huge sizes of properties usually come variations too; you can utterly find all that you are looking for in Business Bay, whether you want to rent or buy.

Types of properties in Business Bay community include:

  • Studios
  • Apartments (up till 4 bedrooms)
  • Penthouses
  • Duplexes
What Are the Best Towers and Communities in Business Bay?

If you are looking for the best residential buildings and towers in Business Bay, you will definitely find what you are looking for. This community is already famous with killer view towers in general; down here, you can find the most famous towers within Business Bay:

  1. Churchill Residency Tower
  • Type of Residence: Residential tower with 59 floors and another tower at 43 floors
  • Apartments: 1- to3-bedroom apartments, penthouses
  • Developer: Emirates National Investment
  • Highlights:
    • Mini-golf course
    • Squash courts
    • Health centre with sauna, steam, and Jacuzzi rooms
    • Fitness centre
    • Swimming pools
    • Kids area
    • Strong security system
  1. The Residences at Business Central
  • Type of Residence: 23-storey mixed-use development
  • Apartments: 1- to3-bedroom apartments
  • Developer: Damac Properties
  • Highlights:
    • Landscaped gardens
    • Health clubs and gym
    • Swimming pool
    • Kids area
    • Shopping arcade
    • Restaurants and cafes
  1. West Wharf
  • Type of Residence: 18-storey residential tower
  • Apartments: Simplex or duplex apartments; townhouses, studios, apartments
  • Developer: Corporate Finance House
  • Highlights:
    • Elevators
    • Infinity pool
    • Car parking
    • Retail outlets
  1. Executive Tower J
  • Type of Residence: Residential tower
  • Apartments: 1- to 3-bedroom apartments; loft and garden apartments
  • Developer: Dubai Properties Group
  • Highlights:
    • Swimming pools
    • Gym
    • Parking areas
    • Gardens
    • Landscaped plazas
    • Kids area
    • Fountain yards
    • Courtyards
    • Restaurants
    • Walking arcades
  1. Falcon Tower
  • Type of Residence: 41-storey residential building that includes hundreds of luxurious apartments
  • Apartments: 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Highlights:
    • Swimming pool
    • High-speed elevators
    • Strong security system
    • CCTV cameras
    • Ample parking
  1. Executive Tower H
  • Type of Residence: 45-storeyhigh-rise building
  • Apartments: 1- to 4-bedroom apartments; studios, apartments, penthouses, villas
  • Developer: Dubai Properties and Mismak Properties
  • Highlights:
    • Swimming pool
    • Gym
    • Landscaped gardens
    • Jogging and cycling tracks
    • Parking areas
What Are the Average Rental Prices in Business Bay?

Among all Business Bay towers and apartments, we can deduce that renting prices are affordable compared to other places in Dubai; that is why all the folks prefer to live in Business Bay.

Here are the average rental prices that can be found in Business Bay:

  • Studios: Starting 65,000 AED
  • 1-bedroom apartments: Starting 77,000 AED per year
  • 2-bedroom apartments: Starting 108,000 AED per year
  • 3-bedroom apartments: Starting 150,000 AED per year
  • 4-bedroom apartments: Starting 220,000 AED per year
What Are the Average Sale Prices in Business Bay?

The same goes for sale prices; it really provides people with good quality, perfect location, and spacious areas, yet at reasonable prices.

Here are the average sale prices in Business Bay:

  • Studios: Starting 600,000 AED
  • 1-bedroom apartments: Starting 1,300,000 AED
  • 2-bedroom apartments: Starting 1,700,000 AED
  • 3-bedroom apartments: Starting 2,500,000 AED
  • 3-bedroom duplex: Starting 4,400,000 AED
What Are the Events in Business Bay?

When it becomes cool outside, places like Bay Avenue tend to host several kinds of events like the Farmer's Market, in which people can purchase seasonal fresh products.

Location: Bay Avenue

Hours: 9 am-2 pm