Industrial Area 5, SharjahReady

Industrial Area 5, Sharjah

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HIGHLIGHTS

ABOUT SHARJAH INDUSTRIAL AREA 5

One of the largest industrial zones for the UAE is located in Sharjah and is subdivided into a total of 18 districts. Industrial Area 5 is one part of the larger Industrial Area Sharjah and its most popular community. It mainly houses government facilities including SEWA Customer Happiness Centre, Sharjah Water Treatment Plant, Sharjah Municipality Tenancy Contract Department and Sharjah Municipality Centers Department. Moreover, it is home to Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Football Stadium and Sharjah Sports Club.

Industrial Area 5 benefits from a strategic location. It is bound by Maliha Road (S112) from the south which connects with a major network of roads in Sharjah. Roads like Al Wahda Street (E11) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) are easily accessible from the area and since its part of Industrial Area Sharjah, which is right next to the Dubai border, workers in the area can easily commute to the other emirate. Sharjah Industrial Area 5 also offers easy access to the Halwan Suburb, which is largely a residential area of the emirate.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Prompt access to Dubai
  • Located next to Halwan Suburb
  • Home to Sharjah Cricket Stadium
  • Part of the Sharjah Industrial Area
  • Occupies a spot next to Maliha Road (S112)
  • Offers easy access to Al Wahda Street (E11) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311)
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NEIGHBOURHOOD

COMMUNITY OVERVIEW

Sharjah Industrial Area 5 highlights the following points of interest:

  • Outlined by Maliha Road
  • Home to a few residential units
  • Home to Sharjah Cricket Stadium
  • Basic facilities are found in the area
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Sharjah Cricket Stadium was built in the year 1982

The community offers a set of basic amenities including grocery stores, restaurants and places of worship. Since it is an industrial district, you will find busy streets during the day. It features a few residential properties for on-site workers but is largely occupied by government utilities including SEWA.

PROPERTIES IN SHARJAH INDUSTRIAL AREA 5

Properties in Industrial Area 5 Sharjah consist mainly of labour camps, warehouses, shops and commercial plots on rent. You will also find some residential property available in the area in a quite affordable range.

Rental flats in Industrial Area 5 are built to keep the on-site workers in mind, who cannot commute far off on daily basis. So these are mostly studios, typically covering a surface area of about 1,500 sq. ft. for a 2-bed flat with an average price rate of AED 28k.

As for commercial units, you will find a range of warehouses for rent. The sizes vary for different units, a small 300 sq. ft. warehouse demands an annual rent of AED 20k. The labour camps for rent in the area come with a vast difference in rental prices, starting from AED 100k to AED 180k, annually.

Warehouses on sale in Industrial Area 5 ask for up to AED 12.4M for a space of more than 82,000 sq. ft., while industrial land on sale is available for a minimum of AED 5.4M on yearly basis.

TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN INDUSTRIAL AREA 5

Both open and covered parking spaces are available in Industrial Area 5 Sharjah.

Public Transportation in Industrial Area 5, Sharjah

People relying on public transport will easily find bus stations on the bordering roads. Some bus stations in Industrial Area 5 are Maliha Road 41 Street Junction bus stop on Maliha Road (S112), the Al Wasit Road Cricket Stadium bus stop on Second Industrial Street (S117) and the Sharjah Cricket Stadium bus stop on University City Road (S120). One can also move around the area in a taxi.

AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE

SUPERMARKETS IN INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

Various small and big-scale supermarkets are located in and around the area to facilitate the settlers. Maxal Supermarket occupies a central location in the area. Safari Hypermarket and Al Jedar Supermarket are located on First Industrial Street (S115), while Madina Market is a large grocery store, situated just off Second Industrial Street.

churches, temples and MOSQUES IN INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

There are three mosques located right within the community, one of those is Imam Shu’bah Bin Hajjaj Mosque, a large mosque able to accommodate above 50 worshippers. Other nearby mosques are Al Bisharah Mosque and Al Furqan Masjid.

Al Yarmook community has the most number of churches in Sharjah, which is at a distance of 12 minutes from Industrial Area 5. Here you will find a bunch of churches including St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral, St. Gregorious Indian Orthodox Church, St.Thomas Marthoma Parish Church, St. Martin’s Anglican Church and others.

nurseries and SCHOOLS near INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

There are a few nurseries within a considerable distance from Industrial Area 5, these include:

  • Dolphin Nursery
  • Happy Kids Nursery
  • Pippen Park Nursery
  • British Orchard Nursery

As for primary and secondary schools near Industrial Area 5 Sharjah, there are some notable options in the neighbourhood:

  • Happy Home English School
  • GEMS Our Own English High School
  • Brilliant International Private School
  • The International School of Choueifat

Happy Home English School and Brilliant International Private School are two of the best British Schools in Sharjah. Happy Home English School is also an affordable option that has a nursery section for toddlers, while basic education is offered here until Grade 6. The International School of Choueifat on University City Road (S120) is a notable option that offers the SABIS curriculum.

GEMS Our Own English High School is the nearest option, available within an 8-minute worth drive. while a few other schools are available in Muwaileh Commercial at a maximum 12-minute drive. These include Rosary School and Gulf Asian English School.

CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

Maxcare Medical Centre, Al Baraka Clinic, Al Seyouh Medical Center and Al Sanaiya Al Jadeeda Medical Center are some primary care facilities located within and around the community. Some reputable hospitals near Industrial Area 5 are:

  • Zulekha Hospital
  • Al Qassimi Hospital
  • Thumbay Hospital Daycare
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Zulekha Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient care

These are a few reputable tertiary care hospitals present in the neighbouring areas. Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is a 185-bed multidisciplinary hospital, providing specialised treatment in various disciplines including Gynecology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Cardiology etc. Zulekha Hospital is at the top of the list of best hospitals in Sharjah. It takes 16 minutes to reach there.

Al Qassimi Hospital, a government hospital in Sharjah, is just a drive of 10-minute in the Al Khezamia community. Thumbay Hospital Daycare is 11 minutes away in Muwailih Commercial.

NEARBY AREAS

Industrial Area 5 Sharjah is outlined by some major roads like Maliha Road (S112), First Industrial Street (S115) and Second Industrial Street (S117) and University City Road (S120), which gives it quick access to the nearby areas. These are:

  • Industrial Area 4
  • Industrial Area 6
  • Samnan
  • Al Ghubaiba
  • Al Shahba

Industrial Area 5 shares its eastern border with Samnan, Al Ghubaiba and Al Shahba, all are part of the Halwan Suburb. Industrial Area 4, is situated on the northern side of the area while Industrial Area 6 is situated on the Southern side. It is also in proximity to the University City of Sharjah.

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LIFESTYLE

SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE

MALLS near INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

Shopping malls nearby include:

  • Al Majaz Mall
  • Mega Mall Sharjah
  • City Centre Sharjah
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Enjoy a full day of shopping, dining & more at City Centre Sharjah

City Centre Sharjah and Mega Mall Sharjah are both considered the best malls in Sharjah. Located at a distance of 11 minutes from Industrial Area 5, Mega Mall is a massive mall that stands on four storeys above the ground. The mall features a variety of International shopping brands, restaurants and entertainment options. Some popular shops in Mega Mall include:

  • Zara
  • Monsoon
  • Mothercare
  • Nishat Linen

Another popular mall City Centre Sharjah is at a distance of 13 minutes from the area. Being one of the favourite retail destinations of the locals, City Centre Sharjah boasts over 100 International brands, a hypermarket, many dining options and VOX Cinemas. You can visit some of the popular shops in the City Centre Sharjah including H&M, Levi’s, Aldo, MAX, Splash, Khaadi, Accessories, Baby Shop and many more. Al Majaz Mall is at a distance of 13 minutes from the area.

RESTAURANTS IN INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

You will find a few good dining outlets in the area while many are located nearby in the neighbouring areas. Some of these are listed down below:

  • Wakha Restaurant
  • Norestan Restaurant
  • Golden Fingers Restaurant
  • Qaser Al Khaleej Restaurant
  • Madinat Al Majaz Restaurant

You can head down to Golden Fingers Restaurant to get a taste of Arabian and Middle Eastern cuisines, while Madinat Al Majaz serves spicy Indian cuisines and grilled dishes. Norestan Restaurant in Sharjah is one of the top-rated Pakistani restaurants. You can also head down to City Centre Sharjah to enjoy internationally recognised fast food outlets offered in the food court of the mall, a few of these include:

  • KFC
  • Hardees
  • Pizza Hut
  • McDonald’s
  • Bombay Chowpatty

One will also find a range of cafes nearby, a perfect spot for hanging out with friends. Some popular ones are Freij Reij Al Shaay Al Thahbi Cafeteria on University City Road (S120), Tulip Cafe, Cafe Barbera, City Cafe and First Avenue Cafe & Bakery. All of these are located within a 12-minute drive.

BEACHES NEAR INDUSTRIAL AREA 5, SHARJAH

Beaches near Sharjah Industrial Area 5 are available in a maximum drive of 20 minutes. The popular ones are Al Mamzar Beach and Al Khan Beach.

At Al Khan Beach, you can enjoy several activities including water sports like kayaking, kite surfing or banana boat riding. You can also play volleyball on the beach or simply soak up the sun while enjoying the view. There are also several seafood restaurants and beachside cafes available for refreshments.

LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS

For recreational purposes, there are numerous leisure places and notable landmarks near Sharjah Industrial Area 5. These include:

  • Al Noor Island
  • Sharjah Aquarium
  • Al Majaz Waterfront Park
Sharjah Musical Fountain in Al Majaz Park
Sharjah Musical Fountain in daylight

To unwind with family and friends, Al Majaz Island is a popular tourist destination just 12 minutes away and Al Noor Island is another spot you can check out just a minute further.

Close to Majaz Island, another popular leisure destination is Al Majaz Waterfront Park in Al Majaz Community, located in front of Khalid Lake. It is a large waterfront area that offers stunning views and attractions like Sharjah Musical Fountain and Splash Park for children. More venues in Sharjah one can visit are Abu Shagarah Park, Al Montazah Parks and Sharjah Aquarium.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY

Outdoor activities near Sharjah Industrial Area 5 include

  • Al Nahda Pond Park
  • Al Majaz Splash Park
  • Sharjah Cricket Stadium

The most highlighted outdoor activity in the area is Sharjah Cricket Stadium. One can also visit the small water park at a 10-minute drive – Al Majaz Splash Park. Al Nahda Pond Park is another place for outdoor activities, an ideal location to spend relaxing evenings. The park has water features and walking/jogging tracks.

Some popular gyms near Industrial Area 5 are Oxygen Fitness Gym, Class 1 Fitness Center and Fit Capital Gym & Pool. All of these are located within a 10-minute distance by car. As for the salons and Spas, you will find many in the nearby districts. The nearest ones are:

  • Al Joory Al Ahmar Beauty & Henna Salon
  • Tariq Abu Shagharah Ladies Salon
  • Al Remal Gents Salon

You can head down to any of these in a short drive of 7 minutes. Al Joory Al Ahmar Beauty & Henna Salon is the top-rated ladies salon in the area, while Al Remal Gents Salon is exclusive to males only.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Residents can pay a visit to Expo Centre Sharjah in Al Khan, to participate in several shows and enjoy several events. It is located on Taawun Street, 12 minutes away.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Industrial Area 5 comes with benefits like suitable accommodation for onsite workers and easy public transport availability. However, the area does not offer amenities like hospitals and schools. But the extensive road network within and around the area allow the residents to reach any place in time.

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