Armada Tower 1, JLT

Armada Tower 1, JLT

HIGHLIGHTS

ABOUT ARMADA TOWER 1, JLT

Located near prestigious developments such as Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Heights and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Jumeirah Lake Towers is a master development in Dubai. Consisting of almost 80 commercial and residential towers, the area is on par with any international standard mixed-used development. These buildings exist in clusters of three, alphabetically named from A to Z.

Armada Towers is a three-tower complex in Cluster P, JLT. One can spot neighbourhood cafés, a school and a 5-star hotel – Armada BlueBay close to the complex. The three Armada Towers together house 1,200 apartments. Looking from the outside, the three towers look like three ships sailing in different directions.

Armada Tower 1 is the first block in the complex that offers residential apartments. One can find a retail centre on the ground floor. The 39-storey building stands 150m tall and has 3 floors below ground. Being proposed by a renowned real estate developer, Armada Tower 1 is equipped with modern facilities. The construction began in 2004 and was completed in 2009. Modern studio flats and 1 to 3-bedroom apartments are offered to interested buyers and renters. Some penthouses are available on the top floor.

Located just off Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR), Armada Tower 1 residents remain connected to other key residential and commercial areas in the emirate. One can easily reach Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina Mall, and Dubai’s famous golf courses like the Emirates Golf Club within 10 minutes.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Part of Armada Towers in Cluster P, JLT
  • Completed in 2009
  • A 39-storey residential tower
  • Offers 388 apartments including studio, 1 to 3-bedroom flats
  • A retail centre is present on the ground level
  • Rooftop café
  • 5 minutes away from Jumeirah Beach
  • Freehold property

BUILDING DETAILS

FACILITIES IN ARMADA TOWER 1

Parking

There are three levels of basement parking in Armada Tower 1. Each apartment gets a reserved space for one vehicle while some units get more spots depending on the type of property. Visitors can also park their cars for a limited time.

Elevators

High-speed elevators in the building provide access to all floors.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The complex is gated providing a family-friendly environment. CCTVs are installed on all floors, main gates and lobbies to ensure the security of residents.

Event Space

There is a full-floor event space in the building that can be used for parties, meetings. It also as an observation deck. 

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There’s a health and fitness club and a well-equipped equipped gym in Armada Tower 1. Residents in all three buildings share the facility. Also, a temperature-controlled outdoor pool is built on the top floor of the building. Residents can also enjoy the sauna and steam bath available in the fitness club.

Lifestyle Amenities

The roof-top café offers stunning views of the city. The retail centre on the ground level consists of shops and offices. Kids can spend time in the covered play area looked after by the trained staff.

Concierge and Guest Services 

24-hour concierge and maintenance services are available. Guest parking isn’t dedicated but visitors can use the street parking.

Armada Tower 1 Floor Plans

The residential units in Armada Tower 1 come in different floor plans and configurations. Here are the details:

  • Studio flats in Armada Tower 1 consist of one unit type
  • 1-bedroom apartments in Armada Tower 1 consist of four different unit types
  • 2-bedroom apartments in Armada Tower 1 consist of one unit type
  • 3-bedroom apartments in Armada Tower consist of two different unit types
  • 4-bedroom penthouses in Armada Tower 1 consist of one unit type

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans on the website. You can easily find the unit type and bed type you’re interested in by browsing Armada Tower 1 floor plans.

Apartment Types in Armada Tower 1

Apartments in Armada Tower 1 come in various configurations ranging from studio flats to 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units. One can also find a few penthouses on the topmost floor. There are a total of 388 units in the building.

Studio Apartments in Armada Tower 1 

Studio flats in Armada Tower 1 span over 500 sq. ft. and feature a living area, an open-concept kitchen and a bathroom. These units have large floor-to-ceiling windows made with double-glazed glass.

1-Bedroom Apartments in Armada Tower 1 

1-bedroom flats in Armada Tower 1 have covered areas ranging from 800 sq. ft. to 950 sq. ft. Each unit has a bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a built-in closet, a fitted kitchen and a living area. Some apartments also feature a cosy sun-facing balcony.

2-Bedroom Apartments in Armada Tower 1 

2-bedroom flats in Armada Tower have covered areas of 1,050 sq. ft. They feature two bedrooms, attached bathrooms, a living area and a modern kitchen equipped with regular appliances. Some units may also have an extra bathroom and a spacious balcony. 2-bedroom apartments are a preferable option for small families or couples.

3-Bedroom Apartments in Armada Tower 1 

Those looking for larger living units can consider 3-bedroom flats in Armada Tower 1. These units consist of three spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a common bathroom and living area, an open or closed-concept kitchen and a balcony. Some larger units have two small balconies extending from the living area and the master bedroom.

Penthouses in Armada Tower 1 

Penthouses in Armada Tower 1 are large and luxurious. These units on top floors have larger outdoor space compared to other apartments and residents can enjoy a clear view of lakes and parks in the community. The penthouse may have up to 5 bedrooms, attached bathrooms and a modern kitchen.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Armada Tower 1

  • Studio
  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 60%
  • 80%100%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

According to Bayut, 1-bedroom apartments are the most popular. While 3-bedroom apartments come second and studio flats are third on the list. 2-bedroom apartments in Armada Tower 1 come fourth on the list of most popular apartment types.

Rental Trends in Armada Tower 1

Rental apartments in Armada Tower 1 are priced a bit higher than other options in the neighbourhood. One can rent apartments in JLT starting from AED 40k.

  • To rent 1-bedroom flats in Armada Tower 1, expect to pay AED 60k per annum
  • Renting studio flats in Armada Tower 1 costs around AED 40k
  • Rents for 2 and 3-bed units start from AED 75k and AED 80k, respectively.

Annual rents can be paid through multiple cheques if mentioned in the contract. It is recommended to check the exact number of cheques required with your realtor.

Sale Trends in Armada Tower 1

Like rental flats, apartments for sale in Armada Tower 1 are also slightly expensive compared to other apartments for sale in JLT.

  • One may have to fork out around AED 550k to buy studio units
  • AED 790k is needed to buy 1-bed apartments in Armada Tower 1

Those willing to buy large 3-bedroom apartments must prepare to spend around AED 1.25M.

Rental Yield in Armada Tower 1

  • Studio
  • 1-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 2%
  • 4%
  • 6%
  • 8%10%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

Studio apartments in Armada Tower 1 topped the list with an 8.4% ROI. 1-bed flats closely followed at 7.9% while 3-bedroom units generated a 5.2% yield.

Service Charges in Armada Tower 1

General Fund
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
General Fund
Services
General upkeep of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
1.65
General Fund
Maintenance
General repairs and replacements
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
2.51
General Fund
Utilities Services
Charges for using DEWA/district cooling facilities and meters
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
2.86
General Fund
Management Services
Owner’s association charges for managing the property
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.87
General Fund
Insurance
Charge for the insurance of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.33
General Fund
Master Community
Fees for communal facilities in the neighbourhood
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
2.52
General Fund
Reserved Fund
Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.98
General Fund
Total
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
11.72
Additional Charges
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
Additional Charges
Additional Charges
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
4.07

These figures are based on the services charges for Armada Tower 1* as per the Dubai Land Department. There are many different types of Dubai service charges index. Read up on the service charges guide if you are interested in buying a property in Dubai.

*These charges are subject to change.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Armada Tower 1 

JLT has a well-planned road network; hence, finding transportation near Armada Tower 1 is hassle-free.

Bus Stations near Armada Tower 1

One can find feeder buses JLT 1 and JLT 2 from nearby stations i.e. Saba Tower 1, Tiffany Tower and Al Ghurair Giga Gold Refinery bus stop.

Metro Stations near Armada Tower 1

DMCC Metro Station next to Cluster D is 9 minutes away from Armada Tower 1. DAMAC Properties Metro Station is 7 minutes away from the tower; it is adjacent to Cluster S, JLT.

outside view of damac properties metro station
DAMAC Properties Metro Station

Restaurants near Armada Tower 1 

Foodies can find many JLT restaurants near Armada Tower 1, JLT. Mythos Kouzina and Grill is a Greek restaurant. Nola Eatery is a popular café for social meetups. Both eateries are around 7 minutes away from Armada 1, JLT. Other nearby options include:

  • Hyu Korean Restaurant
  • Al Kamil Restaurant and Billiard

 There are some cafes in the vicinity such as:

  • Public Cafe JLT
  • Baker Street Cafe
  • Hotbox Pasta and Breakfast

All these options are only a few minutes away from the complex in Cluster P and Cluster R, JLT.

Supermarkets near Armada Tower 1

There are many local and popular supermarkets near Armada Tower 1. Quite a few outlets of Spinneys, Zoom, and West Zone Fresh Supermarket are located at short intervals from the tower. Other nearby options include:

  • KP Mart
  • Fresh Berry Supermarket
  • Q Mart

The nearest Carrefour Hypermarket is 2 minutes away in Gate 1 Tower.

NEARBY BUILDINGS

There are a few residential towers near Armada Tower 1 namely:

Armada Tower 1 is situated next to Armada Tower 3. You can also find a few residential building close to the tower such as Saba Tower 1 and Saba Tower 2.

Major Landmarks

Armada Tower 1 is a part of Cluster P, JLT and is located close to Sheikh Zayed Road. It can be easily accessed from Jumeirah Lake Towers Park. Some notable landmarks in proximity include:

Dubai Marina Mall
Dubai Marina Mall is known to offers a variety of retail options
  • Dubai Marina Mall
  • Dubai Marina Yacht Club

You can find Dubai Marina Mall and Dubai Marina Yacht Club within a 17-minute drive away from the residential building. Hotel Armada BlueBay and Paddington Nursery are also located close by.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Armada Towers in JLT is built according to international standards catering to all the modern requirements. While the apartments have slightly higher rents and sales prices, the price tags are justified considering the location and amenities on offer.

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