Al Shaiba Tower, Barsha Heights (Tecom)
About Al Shaiba Tower
Al Shaiba Tower is a complex of two skyscrapers in Barsha Heights. Previously known as Tecom, Barsha Heights is a mixed-use neighbourhood that offers a vibrant and affordable lifestyle. It is located close to Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed and Al Khail Road, making it accessible to areas such as Dubai Marina, Dubai Internet City and others.
The construction of the Al Shaiba Tower, Tecom complex began in 2004 and completed in 2008. Al Shaiba Tower A is a 34-storey skyscraper, whereas, Al Shaiba Tower B consists of 27 storeys above ground. Both of the towers have 268 units, offering 1 and 2-bedroom apartments.
The complex provides amenities such as a health club, daycare centre, shared swimming pool and more. Al Shaiba Tower is situated at the edge of Barsha Heights just opposite to The Greens community. You can find retail outlets, restaurants and supermarkets on the ground floor of the complex, as well as near the complex.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A complex of two residential skyscrapers
- Situated in Barsha Heights
- Both towers offer 268 residential units
- Covered as well as basement parking
- Consists of 1 and 2-bedroom apartments
- Supermarkets and retail outlets on the ground floor
- Close to Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Al Khail Road
Facilities in Al Shaiba Tower
Each residential unit enjoys one parking space in the basement parking in Al Shaiba Tower. Residents and visitors can also park their cars in the covered parking area.
Multiple high-speed elevators in Al Shaiba Tower ensure easy access to all floors. There are four elevators in Al Shaiba Tower A.
Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services
Empower provides the district cooling services in Barsha Heights. Residents can choose from chiller free options as well. The buildings also enjoy centralised heating for optimum temperature.Security staff ensures 24-hour security services.
Residents can host BBQ events and parties in the dedicated barbecue area in Al Shaiba Tower.
Gym and Fitness Facilities
There are premium level facilities for the fitness fanatics in Al Shaiba Tower. Residents can refresh themselves in the swimming pool, health club and gym. The swimming pool on the ground floor is surrounded by greenery. The health club provides access to sauna and steam rooms.
Al Shaiba Tower facilitates its residents with amenities such as a children’s nursery, health club, outdoor playground, gym, prayer room and various retail outlets on the ground floor.
Residents can send their toddlers in the nursery on the mezzanine floor as well as the outdoor play area for leisure time.
Concierge and Guest Services
The building offers concierge services to residents and guests. Guests can sit in the lobby while they wait for their host.
Both buildings in the Al Shaiba Tower complex are pet-friendly buildings.
Apartment Types in Al Shaiba Tower
The Al Shaiba Tower complex offers 1 and 2-bedroom units that come with European style aesthetic interior, kitchen appliances, double glazed windows and satellite TV connection. The bedrooms are designed to include built-in wardrobes.
Apartments in Al Shaiba Tower provide you with several facilities for an affordable price. The balconies allow you to enjoy the astounding views of Barsha Heights as well as of the neighbouring community of The Greens.
1-Bedroom Apartments in Al Shaiba Tower
1-bedroom apartments in Al Shaiba Tower cover an area space from 850 sq. ft. to 950 sq. ft. Each of these units comes with a master bedroom en-suite, kitchen semi-equipped with white goods, living area, a study room, two bathrooms and a balcony.
One bathroom is located in the master bedroom while one is located in the living area. The study room can be transformed into a maid’s room as per preference. The balcony is accessible from the living area through large double glazed windows.
2-Bedroom Apartments in Al Shaiba Tower
2-bedroom apartments in Al Shaiba Tower cover an area space from 1,250 sq. ft. to 1,350 sq. ft.
These units come with two master bedrooms ensuite, an expansive living and dining area, two bathrooms, powder room and balcony.
There are walk-in closets along with built-in wardrobes in the bedrooms. The powder room is located in the living area. The balcony is also accessible from the living area.
Most Popular Apartment Types in Al Shaiba Tower
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months
As per searches conducted on Bayut, 1-bedroom apartments rank significantly higher than 2-bedroom apartments.
Rental Trends in Al Shaiba Tower
Apartments for rent in Al Shaiba Tower come in highly affordable ranges.
- Rent range for 1-bedroom apartments starts from AED 46.2K and goes up to AED 53K.
- Rent for 2-bedroom apartments ranges between AED 62K and AED 71.5K.
More apartments for rent in Barsha Heights can be found with the more or less same configurations and rental ranges.
Transportation near Al Shaiba Tower
Since Barsha Heights is close to Sheikh Zayed Road, residents can easily find metro stations, bus stops, as well as tram, stops near Al Shaiba Tower in short distances.
Bus Stations near Al Shaiba Tower
You can find many bus stations near Al Shaiba Tower in the Barsha Heights community as well as in the neighbouring communities. Al Barsha Heights, Mazoon Hotel & Apartments, Palladium Dubai Maritime City and The Greens, Al Sidir bus stops are within 5 minutes drive away. You can reach Al Barsha Heights Minc Apartments Bus Stop and Jebel Ali Horse Racecourse Bus Stop in 4 minutes.
Metro Stations near Al Shaiba Tower
Dubai Internet City Metro Station is within walking distance. Sharaf DG Metro Station is 8 minutes away while Nakheel Metro Station can be reached in 11 minutes.
Tram Stations near Al Shaiba Tower
Tram service can also be reached within a short distance. Dubai Tram Depot is 6 minutes away. Al Sufouh Station Tram Stop and Knowledge Village 2 Tram Stop can be reached in 7 minutes.
Restaurants near Al Shaiba Tower
Barsha Heights and the neighbouring communities have numerous eateries. Restaurants near Al Shaiba Tower are:
- Ostro Restaurant
- Jabbour Restaurant
- Copper Kettle Restaurant
- Prax’s Restaurant in Barsha
- Nando’s in The Greens
Ostro Restaurant and Jabbour Restaurant are within walking distance. You can reach Copper Kettle Restaurant and Nando’s in The Greens in 4 minutes. Prax’s Restaurant is 5 minutes away.
Ostro Restaurant serves a variety of chicken, pizza, salad and dessert items along with shisha. Jabbour Restaurant offers Middle Eastern, Arabian and Lebanese cuisines. Copper Kettle is a Pakistani restaurant while Nando’s is famous worldwide for its chicken items. Prax’s Restaurant serves Asian, Thai, Chinese and Japanese foods.
For some occasional coffee and breakfast, there are various cafes near Al Shaiba Tower as well.
- Seattle’s Best Coffee –Grosvenor Business Tower
- Lila Café
- Bert’s Café
These cafes can be reached within 4 minutes.
Fine dining options near Al Shaiba Tower are located in Dubai Marina mostly 6-7 minutes away.
- Celebrities by Mauro Colagreco
- El Sur
Eauzone offers Asian, Thai and Japanese cuisines. Celebrities by Mauro Colagreco offers European cuisine whereas El Sur is a Spanish restaurant.
Residents of Al Shaiba Tower can enjoy a fun weekend in the nightlife options near Al Shaiba Tower.
- Lock, Stock & Barrel
- High Five Restaurant & Lounge
You can reach Clavichord and Nelson’s in 2 minutes. Lock, Stock & Barrel is 4 minutes away. High Five Restaurant & Lounge can be reached in 6 minutes.
A majority of these bars offer live music, live sports screening and shisha as well. You can also feast on the delicious cuisine offered by these bars.
Supermarkets near Al Shaiba Tower
There are various supermarkets near Al Shaiba Tower.
- Pearl Mart Supermarket
- Blue Mart Tecom 2
- Al Maya
- Carrefour Market Tecom
- West Zone Supermarket – Tecom
Pearl Mart Supermarket is located on the ground floor of Al Shaiba Tower. Al Maya Supermarket is located in Onyx Tower in The Greens community just opposite the building. Carrefour Market, West Zone Supermarket and Prime Towers Supermarket can be reached in 4 minutes.
Pearl Mart Supermarket functions under the Blue Mart Group. Blue Mart Supermarkets are one of the leading supermarket chains with more than 25 supermarkets in the Middle East and you can find all kinds of grocery items here. Al Maya Supermarket operates under the Al Maya Group that was established in 1982. There are grocery, stationery and household items available here.
Carrefour Markets are run under the French international group Carrefour SA. You can shop for food items, household items, electronic items, stationery and many other kinds of items at Carrefour markets. West Zone Supermarket specialises in providing fresh food items along with other essential grocery items.
- TIME Oak Hotel & Suites – 4-star Hotel
- Arabian Oryx House – Residential Building
- Stella Tower – Residential Building
- Al Barsha Heights – Residential Building
- Rose 6 – Residential Building
- Boutique 7 – 4-Star Hotel
Each of the listed buildings is within walking distance from Al Shaiba Tower. TIME Oak Hotel & Suites and Boutique 7 are 4-star hotels.
Within a few minutes drive, there are miscellaneous landmarks near Al Shaiba Tower, Tecom for spending some quality leisure time.
- Sufouh Beach
- Mall of the Emirates
- Dubai Marina Walk – Emaar
- The Lost Chambers Aquarium
- Jumeirah Public Beach
Al Sufouh Beach, the ‘Secret Beach’ as it is known, offers a peaceful environment away from the noise of urban Dubai. It is 6 minutes from the building. You can enjoy the panoramic views of Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah at this quiet beach.
Mall of the Emirates or Emirates Mall is a popular mall in Dubai that is home to retail stores, restaurants, VOX Cinemas, Dreamscape VR and Ski Dubai. It is located at a distance of 10 minutes. Ski Dubai offers you a freezing temperature environment of -4 degrees Celsius throughout the year. It is the largest indoor ski resort in the UAE where you can even enjoy meeting the penguins.
You can reach Dubai Marina Walk, Jumeirah Public Beach and The Lost Chambers Aquarium in 13 minutes.
Dubai Marina Walk is a buzzing promenade lined with plenty of attractions, restaurants and cafes. The Lost Chambers Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the whole of the UAE. You can enjoy underwater activities as well as check out more than 65,000 marine animals such as sharks and stingrays.
Jumeirah Public Beach is a lively beach consisting of parks, shopping malls, restaurants and many more attractions for making a fun day.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Due to the ideal location of Al Shaiba Tower, Tecom, residents enjoy a lot of amenities. The community of Barsha Heights is situated close to Dubai’s major highways hence making apartments for sale in Barsha Heights an attractive choice.
However, the area tends to get noisy and crowded especially during peak hours. It might be an issue for those seeking a peaceful locality and tranquil lifestyle.
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