ABOUT AL NUAIMIYA
The land wedged between the Ajman-Sharjah border and the communities of Al Rashidiya and Ajman Industrial is occupied by the real estate of Al Nuaimiya. It comprises some of the most sought-after properties in Ajman. As per Bayut.com's 2018 market statistics for Ajman, Al Nuaimiya has consistently been the number 1 area for renting apartments in this city. In this area guide of Al Nuaimiya, we will take a deeper look at what this popular neighbourhood has in store for its potential residents.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Contains a mix of residential and commercial properties for sale and rent
- Features an outstanding road network
- Neighboured by city’s prominent communities
- Close to waterfront destinations
- Bordered from the south by the city of Sharjah
- One of the top communities in Ajman
This master development is segmented into three main districts or sub-communities, which are (starting from east to west) Al Nuaimiya 1, Al Nuaimiya 2 and Al Nuaimiya 3. The community is internally served by four main roads called Badr Street, College Street, Sheikh Jaber Al-Sabah Street and Hafiz Ibrahim Street. A couple of the narrower internal lanes that connect each sub-community with others include Osama Bin Zaid Street and King Faisal Street.
Edged at the western corner of the development, the sub-community of Al Nuaimiya 3 is popular for a lot of prominent amenities such as banks, an international school, a police station and a couple of malls. It also consists of offices of media stations such as 101.3 Gold FM, Autoradio UAE 103.2 FM, 89.1 Radio 4 FM and Ajman TV Station. The unique condominium complex of Al Murad Tower is also based here as well as a few lodgings such as Al Rand Tower and the 3-star Reef Hotel Apartments 1. Located near Nuaimiya Street, water plants of Zam Zam Station for Water Purification and Distribution, Al Kafaah, and Al Hayat Desalination and Water Distribution are all a part of this sub-community.
The central sub-community, Al Nuaimiya 2, is where you will find a majority of tailoring shops, a few repair shops for electronics and automobiles as well as art supply stores. Car showrooms of popular brands such as Lexus and Toyota also exist here.
The eastern Al Nuaimiyah 1 also contains many commercial properties and administrative buildings such as hotel apartments, schools, hospitals, mosques, retail stores and government facilities.
PROPERTIES IN AL NUAIMIYA
Al Nuaimiya consists of a broad spectrum of residential properties. They range from large ones such as villas, residential plots and residential buildings to cosier units such as studios as well as 1BHK, 2BHK and 3BHK apartments.
The apartment buildings in this development vary between low and mid-rises - you will occasionally see high-rise towers too. The 32-storey Ajman Twins, 28-storey Al Anwar Tower, 26-storey Sky Tower, the 21-storey hotel apartment tower of Alain, 22-storey Al Ghumlasi Tower 1 and the 20-storey twin complex of Som Gulf Tower are some high-rise buildings in this area, mostly around the borders of this master community. Other such buildings include 18-storey City Side Tower and 17-storey Shurafa Building.
People interested in buying a property in Al Nuaimiya with a flexible payment plan can avail the attractive deals offered for freehold apartments. The sale prices start from AED 220k and go up to AED 600k, with areas of the flats roughly ranging between 554 sq. ft. and 2,370 sq. ft. A prominent project that offers 100% freehold properties in Al Nuaimiya Towers that contains 15 residential apartment buildings. Each of these stand at 230 feet and have 16 floors. In addition to three high-speed elevators, the apartments are facilitated by central air-conditioning and 24-hour security and maintenance services.
Studios and 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments in Al Nuaimiya can also be rented at extremely affordable prices starting from as low as AED 13k. The rentals can be paid through either 4, 6 or 12 cheques every year. If one wants to rent brand new apartment in Al Nuaimiya, they can do with an amount anywhere between AED 13k and AED 46k.
This neighbourhood also features rental houses that include 2-bed, 3-bed, 4-bed, 5-bed and even 6-bed layouts spread over 1,813 sq. ft. to 5,000 sq. ft. Depending on the type of villa property, these floor plans may include up to four bathrooms.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL NUAIMIYA
Public transport option in Al Nuaimiya includes bus services. Several bus stops are located along Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street that runs along the northern boundary. The one nearer to the sub-community of Al Nuaimiya 3 is Emirates Islamic Bank Bus Stop, whereas Ajman Club Bus Stop is closer to central Al Nuaimiya 2. The ADNOC Bus Stop, Al Manama Hypermarket Bus Stop and the one on Al Ittihad Street near Al Majid Motors Company are accessible for people living in Al Nuaimiya 1.
As for parking spaces in Al Nuaimiya, some areas of this master community have narrow lanes and spots for parking. However, there are also certain places that enjoy wide streets and expansive grounds that can accommodate several parked cars.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Apart from the amenities mentioned below, the community of Al Nuaimiya benefits from a number of banks and ATM facilities. These include ADCB ATM and CDM, Emirates Islamic Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), Invest Bank, Ajman Bank Khalifa Branch and United Arab Bank. For car refuelling, car owners won’t have to drive far thanks to the presence of a few gas stations in the vicinity, such as ADNOC Gas station and the one near Al Ittihad Street and Al Nuaimiya Street crossing.
SUPERMARKETS IN AL NUAIMIYA
The community has many large retail centres, such as supermarkets and small stores strategically located, providing better access to every resident. Al Maya Supermarket, Al Qawafy Supermarket, Qalb Al Madeena Supermarket and Al Bait Al Syria Foodstuff Trading are a few supermarkets in Al Nuaimiya.
The central district has the highest number of supermarkets, mini-marts and grocery stores such as Delmon Supermarket, New Mart Supermarket, Wasem Supermarket, Mars Hypermarket, Syrian Corner Ajman, Miri Mart and a few more.
Markets in Al Nuaimiya 1 include Nesto, Al Ain Market and Ramez Shopping Centre.
One thing that makes this community unique is the presence of many home marts and furniture stores. For instance, Royal Furniture features a diverse portfolio of high-end bedrooms, dining, living and kids’ room furniture. Home Centre is where one can get their hands on contemporary and modern décor and home furnishings. Kitchen King offers a wide collection of modern designs of cabinets, appliances, sinks and taps, wall beds and many other accessories meant for the pantry. RAK Ceramics is where you will find all the sanitary wares and tiles. If you are looking for some trendy upholstery then ChenOne Home is the place for you.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL NUAIMIYA
Located in the region of Al Nakhil, First Bible Baptist Church is a facility that serves people of Christian faith and is around 11 minutes away from the neighbourhood. With a drive of 17 minutes towards the south, residents can access a cluster of churches near Al Nuaimiya, located in Yarmook Area of Sharjah. These include St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Saint Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Orthodox Parish, Marthoma Parish Sharjah, St. Mary’s Soonoro Church, Russian Orthodox Church and St. Martins Anglican Church.
One will have to travel 30 minutes to reach Shiva Temple, one of the oldest worshipping complex built in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), located on Al Fahidi Street, Dubai.
Well-known mosques in Al Nuaimiya include Al Suwaidi Mosque, Al Nuaimiya Mosque, Fatima Ahmed Saidi Mosque, Masjid Maryam Bin Mohammed Ali and Al Bukhari Masjid.
SCHOOLS IN AL NUAIMIYA
Families who are willing to settle down will have quite a few options to choose from for their children’s education. Local schools in Al Nuaimiya include Al Rashid Primary School, Abu Darr Al Ghaffari Primary School, Danah Doha School, Al-Hikmah Private School and Al Nuaimiyah Private School.
British International School, Omar Bin Al Khattab Pakistan Islamia School and Horizon Languages Training are few of the other educational institutes present in this community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL NUAIMIYA
Ajman Medical Clinic, Al Nahrain Medical Centre, Khalid Medical Centre and Metro Medical Centre are some of the hospitals in Al Nuaimiya, situated on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street. Only a few blocks away, Aster Pharmacy and Mazaya Pharmacy are located in the same lane.
On Sheikh Jaber Al Sabah Street, medical facilities include International Specialist Medical Centre, Thumbay Pharmacy 4, Central Makkah Pharmacy, Al Hekmah Pharmacy, Al Madina Pharmacy and Al-Haram Pharmacy.
A few other clinics and hospitals in the premises include LLH Specialist Medical Centre, International Specialist Medical Centre, Thumbay Hospital Ajman and Al Ain Medical Centre.
Separated by Al Ittihad Street from Al Nuaimiya, the master development of Ajman Industrial lies on the eastern side. With high-density industries dealing in wood, metal, garments and food, it is one of the key regions contributing to the economy of the city as well as the nation.
Al Rashidiya spreads across the northern border of Al Nuaimiya. It is another coveted area that scored third place in the list of the most popular areas to rent apartments in Ajman for the year 2018.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL NUAIMIYA
Apart from the dense selection of supermarkets discussed earlier, the development houses some of the largest commercial complexes of the city. These malls in Al Nuaimiya include Safeer Mall Ajman located on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street opposite to The Ruler’s Palace and Hamdan Centre on Ittihad Street.
Considered as a trendsetter fashion brand in the Middle East, Splash Centre is another large retail store in Al Nuaimiya that has an extensive selection of garments for every age.
RESTAURANTS IN AL NUAIMIYA
Since the development sits parallel to the Ajman-Sharjah border, there are many classic roadside cafés and restaurants along the bustling Nuaimiya Street, perfect for travellers to pull over for a refreshing break.
Restaurants in Al Nuaimiya that offer traditional Middle Eastern flavours include Hekaya Restaurant, Al Mahashi Restaurant, Mandi House Restaurant and Al Kebab Al Suri Restaurant.
Casual dine-out places such as Cancios Restaurant, Express City Burger Ajman and City Food Restaurant are a few favourites for large gatherings. Friends and families who would like to gather around a hookah (sheesha) and have some snacks can opt for Shisha and Manoushe Café at Badr Street.
Delhi Corner Restaurant, Delhi Nihari Restaurant and Sindhi Biryani Restaurant are some of the eateries in Al Nuaimiya that offer sub-continental cuisine.
BEACHES NEAR AL NUAIMIYA
One of the advantages of living in Al Nuaimiya is being close to the beach and many other waterfront attractions of Ajman as well as of Sharjah. Whether you love hitting the beach just to witness the beautiful sunset or are looking for fun beach activities to do, Ajman Beach, Ajman Corniche and the eight-kilometre far Sharjah Beach near Al Nuaimiya have a lot to offer.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Sydney Gaming Zone located in Al Nuaimia 1, just off Al Ittihad Street, is an internet and gaming café that has been a popular hotspot for youngsters living in this community.
Bookworms can spend their favourite leisure time at the Public Library situated on Nuaimiya Street.
As for the landmarks, out of all the things the community is known for, Al Nuaimiya Police Station in the western district is one of them and so are the numerous shopping complexes. The grand Ajman Stadium (also known as Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Stadium because of the significance of the road it’s on) can also be considered as the nearest landmark that is located right across Al Nuaimiyah. Other notable sites that can help road navigators find this development is Al Nuaimiya Bridge that stretches across 370 metres and has three round exits under the bridge as well as three on the bridge for the motorists.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Youngsters fancying a game of pool and billiards can visit Shooters Club that is situated around seven minutes away in northern Al Rashidiya. The same neighbourhood encompasses a small family-park called Al Rashidiya Park, which is also the nearest recreational landscaped area frequented by families living in Al Nuaimiya.
Residents looking for physical training and fitness programs in Al Nuaimiya can check out Al Qemma Gym, The Muscle Town, Gym Zone and Velocity Body Fitness.
Ladies who would like to get beauty treatments have a lot of places to opt for such as Dafayer Beauty Salon, Hamasat Beauty Centre, Arous Al Khaleej Ladies Salon and The Beauty Oasis Spa.
Opening in March, Ajman Run 2018/19 is ready with the biggest running event of the season in Ajman. Organised by Endurance Sports Services and sponsored by Department of Tourism Development – Ajman, this event that comprises multiple races with varying distances is going to be held at Al Zorah Street – around 17 minutes away from Al Nuaimiya.
Heart of Sharjah is another venue that hosts some of the most culturally vibrant events and activities of the city. Residents can access this area across the border with a drive of less than 25 minutes.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Apart from the residential properties, there are many commercial areas which make Al Nuaimiya one of the busiest neighbourhoods in Ajman. Government facilities situated in Al Nuaimiya also lead to high administrative activities taking place, which could be a reason for the inconvenience caused to commuters during peak hours.
- Adjoins the key development of Ajman Industrial Area
- The southern boundary is parallel to Ajman-Sharjah border
- 15 minutes away from Sharjah International Airport
- Around 30 minutes away from the centre of Dubai
- Established between Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street and Al Ittihad Street (E311), both of which give access to the parent city’s central areas and into the city of Sharjah