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Business Bay

Business bay is also known as the Manhattan of Dubai. With an array of buildings, mostly newly built, it is also a hub for most of the commercial properties. Home to the most iconic canal views, Business Bay has the most serene residential units with water view properties. Business is one of those places that was built only over a few years ago and now is home to most of the commercial properties. Located between the iconic Burj Khalifa and Al Quoz, this place is just around the heart of Dubai.

5 minutes drive to the Burj Khalifa makes Business Bay one of the investors favorite place with affordable prices. With a selection of beautiful apartments, hotel apartments and hotels, it has grown into a coveted address in the city eliciting an equal amount of interest from renters, buyers and tourists. The area is also closely located to the design destination, Dubai Design District and one of Dubai’s oldest hotspots, Jumeirah.

Business Bay Guide:

Welcome to Dubai’s Manhattan, Business Bay. Located in the heart of Dubai, it the perfect place to live when you want the fast-paced lifestyle close to Downtown. It is a mix-use hub with commercial as well as residential towers. Nestled by the Dubai Canal, Business Bay is a popular pick amongst professionals working in Downtown, DIFC or even Dubai Marina. Business Bay offers amenities like no other places. They are exclusive and top-notch.


Business Bay is located along Sheikh Zayed Road, with Downtown in its north and Dubai Marina in the south. It is located by the extra-ordinary mad-made Dubai Canal which runs by Business Bay. It is home to many commercial towers with offices and banks as well. It is a multi-cultural cosmopolitan community with a massive population of young professionals, couples and singles. Business Bay stretches over an area of 80 million square feet, and the towers in the community are a part of Dubai’s iconic skyline.


Business Bay has an array of mix-use properties within iconic towers. You can choose from studios to penthouses with breathtaking views of the city or the Dubai Canal. Every home here exudes luxury and exclusivity. You can choose to live in apartments, hotel apartments, and even the best of hotels.


Business Bay is ideally located between Downtown Dubai and Al Qouz, along the Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road. It is minutes away from Burj Khalifa and Dubai International Airport. It is well connected with a Business Bay metro station, as well as Burj Khalifa, Emirates Towers and Financial Centre metro stations close by. It is also close to Dubai’s Design District, City Walk, and Jumeirah.

09 mins – Burj Khalifa | Downtown Dubai | Dubai Mall
09 mins – Jumeirah Beach
12 mins – Mall of Emirates
15 mins – Dubai International Airport
18 mins – Dubai Marina
20 mins – Palm Jumeirah

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Home to Most Luxurious Hotels & Resorts

A sought-after destination for investors and end-users alike. It is a trendy community by the beautiful Dubai Canal.

Due to its proximity to Downtown Dubai, Business Bay is a popular destination for tourists to live in. This community is, therefore, home to many luxurious hotels and resorts, including the world’s second tallest hotel, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.

Fine Dining Restaurants, Bars & Pubs

Business Bay also houses the best food joints with delectable cuisines. It has a lot of fine dining restaurants, bars, pubs and lounges. Thus offering a vibrant nightlife as well.

Shopping Malls & Supermarkets

Residents in Business Bay can go shopping at Dubai Mall, the world’s biggest mall, which is located within minutes. In addition, they also have Bay Avenue Mall which offers a diverse range of stores, spas and restaurants.

The area has great supermarkets like Spinneys, Choithrams, Al Maya supermarkets and dotted with many more within the community.

There are beaches that are close to Business Bay as well. Jumeirah Beach is close by as well the Dubai Canal, which is not a beach but you can enjoy the calm waters and take a walk on the boardwalk with the beautiful views.

Fitness enthusiasts have access to parks and gyms within the community. Al Safa has a large running track for those interested, as well as the Burj Park which is popular among pet-owners.

The Dubai canal

The Dubai Canal is an impressive man-made wonder in Business Bay. It offers the most beautiful sunsets in the area.

Hospitals & Schools

Residents also have access to clinics and pharmacies across the community. Emirates Hospital Clinic is located in Bay Avenue and Medcare Hospital is available in Sala as well as Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah.

Families with children can rest easy too. The community offers multiple nurseries and playschools. Older kids can enrol in Jumeirah English Speaking School in Safa or Dubai International School near Al Quoz. Gems Wellington School is also located close by in Al Barsha. Universities are a short drive away in Dubai Knowledge Park.

All of the above reasons make Business Bay an attractive and obvious choice if you want to live close to Downtown Dubai and have a vibrant upscale lifestyle. Wake up to beautiful sunrises by the Dubai Canal at Business Bay, the perfect place to find a home. If you’re looking for apartments for sale in Business Bay, you can reach out to us anytime via the contact form below.

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  • A hub of commercial activities and businesses in Dubai
  • Features many residential and commercial skyscrapers
  • On the banks of the Dubai Canal offering views of the skyline
  • Close to Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain and Dubai Aquarium
  • Investor-favourite due to upcoming developments and projects
  • Home to the former tallest hotel in the world, JW Marriott Marquis
  • Lifestyle destination featuring several restaurants, cafes and hotels
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