ABOUT DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
Dubai Production City is a mixed-use development spread over an area of 43 million sq. ft. Formerly known as The International Media Production Zone or IMPZ, the area was established in 2003 as a free zone and a freehold area that caters to companies specialising in media production. Its developer is TECOM Group.
Featuring both residential and commercial properties, the community offers a pleasant ambience to its residents and visitors.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Luxurious apartments with a range of configurations and amenities
- Holistic community offering a mix of residential, retail and commercial properties
- Home to the shopping and entertainment hub City Centre Me’aisem
- Easy access to facilities such as schools, mosques and restaurants
Located on the outskirts of the emirate, Dubai Production City is adjacent to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road. Since the area has a blend of both residential and commercial properties, the community is home to business professionals from around the globe. The residents of this locality will find themselves close to several schools, supermarkets and other retail centres. Largely comprised of apartment complexes, the flats provide amenities and facilities to lead a comfortable lifestyle.
PROPERTIES IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
Most residential options in Dubai Production City are apartments ranging from studios to 3-bedroom apartments in low-rise, mid-rise and high-rise complexes. One of the popular residential developments is The Crescent Towers. This development is comprised of three 15-storey buildings developed by DAMAC Properties. The floor plan is designed to enable the residents to have panoramic views of the surrounding sceneries. For those looking to rent in The Crescent, there is a mix of spacious studios, 1 and 2-bedroom flats. When it comes to investing, the average cost for studios in The Cresent Towers is AED 350k while small families can opt for the freehold 2-bedroom apartments ranging from AED 650k to AED 800k.
Consisting of four residential towers with 22 storeys each, Lakeside also built by DAMAC Properties is built with Mediterranean inspired architecture. The apartments for sale in the Lakeside complex are configured to have spacious rooms enclosed in a peaceful environment. Located next to it is the Lago Vista DAMAC Properties development. It is comprised of 3 residential towers with property units ranging from studios to 1 and 2-bedroom apartments. There are also freehold flats available. These meet high-quality standards while facilitating its residents with swimming pools, a fitness centre, tennis courts and restaurants in close proximity. For those looking to rent a studio in Lago Vista can expect to spend an average of AED 33k yearly while the sale price for a studio in Lago Vista ranges from AED 380k to AED 400k.
For those looking for a low-rise flat, the units in Centrium Towers can be an option. The complex is developed by ETA Star and is composed of four buildings set amidst beautiful landscapes. The lifestyle in the complex is a perfect blend of quality living and convenience. With amenities such as swimming pools, jacuzzis, a health club, an equipped gymnasium, high-speed elevators and 24-hour security, the apartments are the embodiment of an ideal residence. The average asking rent for a 3-bedroom flat in Centrium Towers in the complex varies from AED 75k to AED 95k. Those looking to invest can expect an average of AED 900k for a family sized 3-bedroom apartment.
Within walking distance to City Centre Me’aisem and close to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Oakwood Residency offers its residents a world-class lifestyle. The building is comprised of 18 floors featuring 1 and 2-bedroom apartments. Providing amenities which interest the residents, the apartments are suitable for small families and individuals. The units in Oakwood Residencey can be a great option for individuals or couples looking to rent a 1-bedroom flat within the range of AED 40k to 50k yearly. Another low-rise option in the community is that of Qasr Sabah, which consists of three residential buildings. The 6-storey buildings feature studio and 1-bedroom apartments.
A popular off-plan option is Midtown, a complex of residential buildings ranging for 6 to 16 floors. It is developed by Deyaar and offers studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom flats. The units range from 425 sq. ft. to 2,010 sq. ft. Most freehold flats in Midtown are designed with balconies overlooking picturesque views of Jumeirah Gold Estates and Dubai’s famous skyline. The asking price for a 1-bedroom flat in Midtown ranges from AED 623k to AED 830k while the larger 2-bedroom apartment averages at AED 1.05M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
While most residential units offer dedicated car parking to the tenants, some residential units charge a monthly payment for parking. For people who travel through public transport, there are bus stations located by Centrium Towers and The Crescent Towers. These are feeder buses that run from the Mall of the Emirates metro station, which is roughly 20 minutes away by car.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
To meet the daily grocery needs, the residents can head to the Carrefour Hypermarket in City Centre Me’aisem. Residents can find several other supermarkets in Dubai Production City such as W Mart Supermarket, West Zone Fresh Supermarket and Swiss Mart.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
There are several mosques located in the northern part of the Dubai Production City such as Jumaa Mosque, Masjid Jama and a few others that currently do not have a name.
Christian residents can head to Jebel Ali where a number of options are present such as Christ Church Jebel Ali, United Christian Church of Dubai, Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and Dubai Evangelical Church Centre. The temple of Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurdwara is also located in Al Muntazah in Jebel Ali. Hindu temples are 35 minutes away as most of them are located in the Bur Dubai district. Options include Shree Krishna Haveli, Shiva Temple and ShrinathJi Temple.
SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
People living in Dubai Production City currently have no options for a school within the locality. However, various prestigious schools can be found within close vicinity. These include GEMS United School (American curriculum), Dubai British School (UK curriculum) and Emirates International School Meadows (IB curriculum), all of which are rated highly by the governmental review.
As for nursery schools, parents can opt for Kids Kingdom Nursery School located right next to City Centre Me’aisam. There are several other nursery schools located at a 10 minutes drive away outside of the town such as Jumeirah International Nursery and The Wonder Years Nursery.
The universities park of Knowledge Park can be reached within 20 to 25 minutes. Apart from the multiple options in Knowledge Park, Oracle University and American University in Dubai are also located 20 minutes away on Sheikh Zayed Road.
HOSPITALS AND CLINICS IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
Although the neighbourhood has no hospitals within its boundaries, there are a few located within 10 to 15-minute drive away. The residents can head to NMC Royal Hospital based in Dubai Investments Park, Medcare Medical Centre in Motor City, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital on Umm Suqeim Street (D63) and Al Zahra Hospital located at Sheikh Zayed Road.
For medical aid, the residents can go to the City Centre Clinic situated in City Centre Me’aisem. Multi-speciality clinic iCARE Clinics is also a 15-minute drive away, offering specialised healthcare services in various fields such as dentistry, gynaecology, paediatrics, physiotherapy and general surgery.
Dubai Production City is surrounded by the localities of Jumeirah Golf Estates, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) and Dubai Sports City. The community is conveniently located at the intersection of Al Khail Road (E44) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311). The area is also easily reachable from the business hub of Jebel Ali.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
The single storey mall City Centre Me’aisem is the most frequently visited mall by residents. Owned by Majid Al Futtaim Group, the mall is the ultimate go-to destination for shopping enthusiasts as it is home to a number of high-end brands. The lifestyle and entertainment destination covers an area of 23,850 sq. m. and has parking spaces for 750 vehicles. Along with a number of retail stores, the centre also features facilities such as beauty salons, fitness centres, a medical clinic, banking services and a large Carrefour Hypermarket. The mall is located towards the north of the neighbourhood.
RESTAURANTS IN DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
The residents in Dubai Production City have a range of restaurants to choose from. Residents can head to City Centre Me’aisem to choose from a range of cafes and casual dining restaurants. From the scrumptious Lebanese food from Leila Restaurant to the authentic French menu served at Paul, the residents can savour flavours from around the world.
Other restaurants in Dubai Production City includes The Big Wok, Filli Cafe, Broccoli Pizza and Pasta, Qasr Al Jabal and Al Shams Restaurant and Cafe.
BEACHES NEAR DUBAI PRODUCTION CITY
Boasting pristine golden sand, the beaches along the coastline of Dubai are perfect for a getaway. A few of the beaches near Dubai Production City are JBR Beach, Marina Beach and Jumeirah Beach where the visitors can find a perfect fusion of leisure, tranquillity and waterfront dining destinations.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The family leisure centre in City Centre Me’aisem, Magic Planet, offers a range of entertaining activities. From the latest video games to thrilling rides, the recreation centre is not only a hit among youngsters but attracts people of all ages. The City Centre also features top-notch restaurants which attract many diners throughout the day. Dubai Production City is also home to Ghaya Grand Hotel.
The neighbouring community of Dubai Sports City is home to Dubai International Cricket Stadium where cricket matches take place throughout the year. Located a 12-minute drive away from Dubai Production City, the stadium can be easily reached which is great for the cricket enthusiasts living in the area. Golf lovers can head to the nearby state-of-the-art golf clubs; The Els Golf Club and Trump International Golf Club.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are various fitness centres and gymnasiums about 10 minutes away from the community. New Life Fitness Gym, Body Time and Prime Fitness JVC are some centres that residents of the community can opt for. Although there are no gyms located within the community as of now, the residents can find a number of options in the nearby localities.
There are a few salons located close to Lago Vista Towers and The Crescent Towers towards the south of the locality. These include Sera Beauty Room, Al Midad Ladies Salon and a unisex salon Caractere by Dani’s Salon. Men looking for hairdressers can also head to Rimal Gents Salon in City Centre Me’aisem.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Dubai Production City is home to various developments with many more projects scheduled to be completed in the coming years. The area boasts both commercial and residential properties, however, the leisure scene in the community will take time to develop.