ABOUT AL KHABISI
Al Khabisi is a hundred-hectare area in the eastern region of Dubai. It lies next to a commercially prominent area, Deira and shares borders with Hor Al Anz, Al Twar and Al Muraqqabat. Forming a part of Al Ain in Dubai, the community primarily consists of commercial spaces including office buildings, warehouses, and hotel plazas. Street markets packed with stationery shops, bookstores, tire shops, car showrooms, car kit stores, courier services are the charms of this place. Hence, one can say it is a mixed commercial land with many shops on the street.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A small commercial district with some residential apartments
- Evolved into a business and employment hub
- Considerable property options for entrepreneurs and start-up business firms
- A large number of warehouses for rent
- Restaurants, clinics, schools, and other amenities are close-by
Al Khabisi houses 2000 people in apartment units surrounded by busy streets. Being the next-door neighbour of Deira, it is visited by foreigners from around the world. These visitors can stay in 5-star hotel plazas that offer premium amenities and services. On the other side, the residential area is not as prominent as the commercial district. A few units exist on top floors of buildings while podiums have multiple shops and offices.
PROPERTIES IN AL KHABISI
Properties in this commercial neighbourhood are dominated by shops and offices. There are numerous low and mid-rise towers shimmering with huge glass windows and modern architecture. Every office space has a stylish touch to it. Various warehouses in Al Khabisi are offered for an average rent of AED 170K. Most units cover about 4,000 sq. ft. while one may also find some bigger warehouses over 7,000 sq. ft. or 9,000 sq. ft. Each unit has a high ceiling, ample storage space, a pantry, car parking area and two bathrooms.
Similarly, there are a few vacant office spaces for rent. These units cover an area of 220 sq. ft. and are rented for about AED 30K per annum. Each comes with a bathroom or two with good sanitary fittings, a kitchenette equipped with useful appliances, and a dedicated parking area. Some buildings consist of shops and agencies on the ground floor and residential apartments above them. So there’s a blend of all kinds of properties in Al Khabisi.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL KHABISI
One can travel to the Al Khabisi district by bus or metro. The bus line that stops nearby is 990 while the closest metro stations are Shakhboot Ibn Sultan Street 131 and Hazza Bin Sultan Street 138. If you’re somewhere near Dubai Outlet Mall, you can easily find Bus – 66, Bus – 380, Bus – 900 or Bus – 990 while Bus – 950 comes all the way from Al Ain.
Most people around the town are professionals or shop and showroom owners who find driving a car more convenient than waiting for a bus. There are well-managed parking spaces in Al Khabisi. Some charge a nominal amount while a few are free depending on a first come, first serve basis. Every building somehow accommodates a spot for frequent visitors.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Al Khabisi is that area of Dubai which caters to the needs of residents in nearby localities. Having many shops, offices and other resources, the commercial strip of the area is the first option for residents and neighbours alike.
SUPERMARKETS IN AL KHABISI
There are many supermarkets in Al Khabisi offering routine items. People living in neighbouring residential areas can benefit from these shops on a regular basis. From dairy products and meat to fresh fruits and vegetables, you will find everything located at short intervals. Moreover, plenty of these stores are in the southern region such as Food Plus Supermarket and Al Maya Supermarket.
The community also has a value market offering fresh fruits and vegetables at discounted prices. Local grocers are Badari Grocery, Ali Bin Salem Bughenaim Grocery, Najm Alsama Grocery and Clock Tower Grocery.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL KHABISI
Various mosques and prayer areas are located at short intervals. Masjid Al Khabisi, Port Saeed Masjid and Horalanz Mosque are some popular mosques in Al Khabisi. A few churches are also located nearby such as Winners Chapel International Dubai, Fellowship of the Nations Church and JA1 Church in Deira. However, there aren’t any Hindu temples near Al Khabisi so those who want to visit one must head towards Shiva Temple opposite the Dubai Museum.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL KHABISI
Al Ahmadiyyat School, Omar Ibn Al Khattab Model School and Nadd Al Hamar School are some reputable schools near Al Khabisi. These can be considered until the community establishes its own institutes. However, a computer training institute, MCTC is in Al Khabisi in Dubai Cinema Building.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL KHABISI
There are some hospitals and clinics in Al Khabisi preferred by locals and residents in the neighbouring communities. Dr Aseel al Khubaisi is a dental clinic offering dental cleaning, implants, and other services. Also, Abdulwahab Al Hamy Clinic and Universal Hospital Medical Centre treat general health issues. Some medical care providers are located just outside the boundaries of Al Khabisi on Al Wasl Road such as Unique Smile Clinic, Dr Amiruddin’s Clinic and Al Wasl Medical Clinic.
Lying in the vicinity of Deira – a beautiful sight and an important commercial destination next to Dubai Creek, Al Khabisi is closely connected to various communities of this region. These areas include Al Ain, Hor Al Anz, Al Baraha, Al Rigga and Naif. Besides these commercial centres of Dubai, Al Nahda, Al Mamzar and Al Karama surround the boundaries while Dubai International Airport lies in the East.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Al Khabisi is a busy district with many shops, malls, and restaurants. It has enough options that people living in the neighbouring residential communities can easily get whatever they want from the commercial streets.
MALLS IN AL KHABISI
Since the area is mostly commercial, there are many malls offering a wide variety of goods from clothing to routine items. Hamarain Centre and Al Bakhit Centre are popular shopping malls in Al Khabisi located on Abu Baker Al Siddique Road.
Also, Al Bassam Centre is preferred for clothing and accessories and Dubai Shopping Centre for designer furniture. Deira City Centre is another most popular mall and a tourist attraction. It has several brand retail stores and Carrefour as well.
RESTAURANTS IN AL KHABISI
There is a whole strip of eateries and fine-dining restaurants in Al Khabisi like Almas Star Restaurant, Patan Restaurant, Najaf Restaurant, and Tayeb Kitchen Restaurant. All these restaurants are popular for serving international cuisines and some are preferred for their catering services. Some international franchises are located just off the road such as Bamboo Lagoon, Cucina, Salt and Pepper and Bait al Mandi.
BEACHES NEAR AL KHABISI
The public beach in Al Mamzar is the nearest beach accessible within10 minutes. It is usually preferred by families. Likewise, those who love small picnics or mini beach parties can also expect a good environment here. The beach also offers water sports facility, round-the-clock available lifeguards, and safety kits.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Those looking for affordable commercial properties for rent can consider moving to Al Khabisi. The area houses various options including warehouses, shops, and offices. It is connected to Deira, therefore; it holds great commercial importance and is connected to big routes, ports, and cities of Dubai. Dubai International Airport is also in proximity allowing frequent transits.
Al Khabisi not only serves residents or workers in the community but has good everyday shopping options for people living in nearby residential towns. This small yet self-sufficient area is always busy.
- Al Khabisi is a part of Deira lying next to Dubai Creek and connected to the Arabian Gulf
- Dubai International Airport is only 5.1 km away at a short 9-minute drive via D-89.
- Downtown Dubai is just 16-minutes far at about 12.3 km
- Bur Dubai is located in the Southern region at a short 11-minute drive