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Bay Square, Business Bay

Bay Square, Business Bay



About Bay Square

Bay Square, Dubai is a mixed-use complex that consists of 13 mid-rise buildings. It is a master project of Dubai Properties Group and took eight years to complete. Launched in 2007, the project was handed over in the year 2014. Designed by Khatib & Alami, Bay Square is an AED 4 billion project that spans across 5 million sq. ft. of land. Approximately 1 million sq. ft. of the area is dedicated to commercial use.

The layout of this multi-building complex consists of eight commercial buildings, three residential buildings and one 4-star hotel. All these buildings have 10 to 14 floors, featuring a total of 570 offices, 326 residential units and 123 retail outlets. The residential units are divided into studios and 1-bedroom apartments that overlook the community. The complex has a pedestrian-only zone that boasts many restaurants and cafes.

Bay Square in Business Bay
A beautiful view of the Bay Square complex in Business Bay

DoubleTree Hotel, operated and managed by the Hilton Group, is a 14-storey building at Bay Square 5. It features 195 rooms for guests, 40 family rooms, 31 deluxe rooms and 12 suites that have a separate hall and kitchen. Each room offers scenic views from the windows overlooking the iconic Burj Khalifa.

Bay Square is part of the Central Business District in Dubai, Business Bay. The community lies at the end of Dubai Creek and boasts a large number of skyscrapers. Ideally located close to Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay offers convenient access to some prime areas of Dubai, including DIFC, Downtown Dubai and Dubai World Trade Center. It is also close to recreational places like Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa.


  • Type of building: Mixed-use
  • Location: Business Bay
  • Developer: Dubai Properties Group
  • Number of floors: 10 to 14 floors
  • Number of units: 326 flats, 570 offices and 123 retail outlets
  • Unit type: Studios and 1-bed apartments
  • Amenities: Swimming pool, fitness centre, steam room, yoga room


Facilities in Bay Square, Dubai


Bay Square features five levels of underground parking. It can facilitate up to 4,000 vehicles, offering residents and visitors an equal chance to park their vehicles in this free covered parking zone.

Bay Square Parking
Underground parking in Bay Square


There are two high-speed elevators available in each building of Bay Square. Service elevators are also installed in each tower in order to conveniently move heavy objects.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The gated complex ensures utmost security to residents, including a vigilant security staff and CCTV cameras. The surveillance cameras are installed in every building for extra safekeeping. All the buildings in Bay Square benefit from onsite maintenance services, that covers maintenance related issues. Empower supplies district cooling in the complex buildings.

Event Space

The complex displays a vibrant pedestrian environment boasting many open spaces with water features and public art exhibitions. The vibrant people of the community can use up the place to organize events and throw parties. Commercial buildings have their own meeting lounges where employees can plan social meetups and gatherings.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

Fitness options in Bay Square, Dubai include a fitness centre which consists of a well-equipped gymnasium and a yoga room. The gym features high-tech cardio and weightlifting equipment suitable for people of any age. Those who like to stay fit by swimming can visit the temperature-controlled swimming pool, located in the premises.

Lifestyle Amenities

Bay Square offers a myriad of amenities to its guests and residents alike. These include walkways that are surrounded by water features, where residents can sit back and relax in their free time, or take evening strolls on the sidewalks along the canal. One can also enjoy healthy activities like jogging and swimming. The swimming pool comes with a sun-deck and pool loungers. Moreover, they get exclusive access to DoubleTree hotel amenities, including a yoga room, three treatment rooms, a sauna and steam rooms.

amenities in bay square
Tactfully designed walkways inside the complex

Concierge and Guest Services 

There are round-the-clock concierge services provided in every building. One will find reception desks that cater to the queries and are high-end lavish lobbies where guests and visitors can unwind.


Some of the buildings in Bay Square allow your pets to feel at home.

Safety Features

Bay Square, Dubai has incorporated safety measures that perfectly meet the requirements of international safety standards. There’s a high-tech fire detection system that is enabled throughout the building. Moreover one can find fire-extinguishers and emergency exit gates in each building.

Apartment Types in Bay Square, Dubai

Bay Square features a total of 326 residential units. Each residential building offers a wide collection of studios and 1-bedroom apartments.

Studio Apartments in Bay Square, Business Bay

Studios in Bay Square, Business Bay come in in just one standard floor plan, however, the sizes vary from 563 sq. ft. to 1,562 sq. ft. These units come with spacious balconies that offer views of Bay Square. There is a fully fitted kitchen and a generous living area combined with a dining area and a bed space. Residents can also enjoy amazing views from the full-length windows.

1-Bedroom Apartments in Bay Square, Business Bay

The 1-bedroom apartments in Bay Square, Business Bay, Dubai are built on two different layouts. Some of these units are built in loft-style. Surface area of 1-bedroom apartments vary between 1,121 sq. ft. to 1,563 sq. ft. The master bedroom comes with an attached modern bathroom and large closet space. There is a fully fitted kitchen, spacious hallway and a balcony. These units also feature floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offer panoramic views of the complex.

Other Property in Bay Square

There are 570 offices and 123 retail units in Bay Square, Business Bay, Dubai. Retail shops are spread across the ground level of the complex, mostly consisting of restaurants, cafes, pharmacies and grocery stores, while the offices are located in eight mid-rise commercial buildings.

Offices in Bay Square

The office types in Bay Square, Business Bay consists of:

  • Shell-and-core offices 
  • Fitted offices 
  • Shared Offices

The Shell-and-core offices are non-fitted property units, this means that tenants and landlords can choose the furnishing for their offices. Fitted offices are luxury units that are fully furnished. Shared office types are the ones that come with their exclusive meeting rooms and lounges in the building.

Offices in Bay Square come in varying sizes, with surface area ranging between 220 sq. ft. to 70,243 sq. ft. The rental prices start from AED 30k to AED 5.6M, while investing in office in Bay Square can cost anywhere from AED 1.5M to AED 3.5M. Some of the offices feature balconies overlooking Dubai’s skyline and the Dubai Canal.

Shops in Bay Square

The shops in Bay Square for rent are normally used as retail stores, cafes or restaurants. Renting a shop in Bay Square can cost an average of AED 206k to AED 1.2M, annually.

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A view of retail centres and shops in Bay Square

Rental properties in Bay Square:

Apartments for rent in Bay Square comes with a flexible payment plan. Tenants are required to pay in four post-dated cheques. If you want to compare the price tags with other apartments for rent in Business Bay, you will find the properties in Bay Square to be cheaper than most.

Properties for sale in Bay Square, Business Bay:

Allowing freehold ownership to foreigners, these stunning Bay Square apartments for sale are available for buyers and investors. Featuring multiple high-end amenities, these units for sale gives residents a chance to experience a high-end luxury lifestyle in the most popular commercial hubs of Dubai.

One will also find many Business Bay apartments for sale, available for those looking for other options in the community.



Transportation near Bay Square

Bay Square offers excellent accessibility to major highways like Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road. The complex directly connects with Mohammad bin Rashid Boulevard making travel quite easy for those who take personal vehicles. Other means of public transportation near Bay Square includes buses, metros and trams.

Bay Square street view
A fascinating street view outside Bay Square

Bus Stations near Bay Square

The complex has its own bus terminals, Bay Square 1 and Bay Square 2. These are the closest bus stops and take only 5 minutes to walk. Other options include Marquise Square Tower Bus Stop and Canal Views Hotel Apartments Bus Stop at a 6 to 7 minutes walk.

Metro Station near Bay Square

The nearest Dubai metro stations are Business Bay Metro Station and Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Metro Station, these are at a short drive of 8 minutes to reach.

Tram Station near Bay Square

One can catch the nearest tram ride from Dubai Marina Tram Station at a distance of 17 minutes and Dubai Tram Depot at a distance of 19 minutes of drive.

Restaurants near Bay Square Business Bay

The complex features many dining options within the premises, some of these include:

  • My Square 
  • Le Petit Belge
  • Galito’s
restaurant in bay square
Sushi counter in Bay Square complex

Pizza Express Live at a 2 minutes walk is a superb option for fulfilling pizza craving for residents of Bay Square. It offers live entertainment for residents to enjoy while munching on famous Italian dishes. Le Petit Belge serves authentic Belgian beverages and cuisine. This place is also located a couple of minutes from the apartments.

There is also an option of popular cafes and fast-food joints including Circle Cafe, Azar Restaurant & Café, Häagen-Dazs Cafe, Antar Café, Subway and Cha Cha Chai. All these restaurants and cafes require are within 10 minutes drive depending on which tower you live in.

Some nearby fine dining restaurants in Business Bay Dubai near Bay Square include:

  • Prime68
  • Tong Thai
  • Weslodge Saloon
  • Nine7One

Residents will find many fine-dining options close by since the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel is located just 6-minutes from the complex. Those who fancy steaks can visit these upscale American steakhouses, Prime68 and Weslodge Saloon. One can enjoy luxury dining and enjoy the amazing views of the Dubai Skyline. Tong Thai is a Thai restaurant which is reputed as a popular date night spot.

Nine7One in The Oberoi is a 5-minute drive that serves continental and Italian cuisines. There are other fine dining options one can enjoy, including Hotel Cartagena and Wakame Restaurant.

Some nightlife options in the vicinity include 1 Oak Dubai, Vault, Seven Sisters and Buhayra Lounge in Palace Downtown. Seven Sisters offer special ladies night and serves Asian foods. 1 Oak club is a popular nightclub in the town. These are located within a radius of 7 minutes’ drive.

Supermarkets near Bay Square

One can locate several supermarkets in the vicinity. The closest ones include:

  • Choithrams 
  • Carrefour
  • Spinneys
  • Zoom

Choithrams is located within the complex providing residents the easiest and nearest option to collect day-to-day groceries. Residents can also access some outlets of Spinneys Dubai, one of the most frequented retail stores in Dubai. There are two branches of Spinneys nearby, the closest one is 4-minutes away. One can also find a Carrefour in the area, this international hypermarket is located at a driving distance of 5-minutes, while an outlet of Zoom is 4 minutes away. There are numerous other supermarkets situated within the vicinity of Bay Square that deal with a wide range of items.

Supermarket in bay square
Choithrams is located in Bay Square itself

Schools and Nurseries near Bay Square Business Bay

Schools and nurseries located close to Bay Square:

There are several schools located close to Bay Square where residents can get their little ones admitted for quality education. Some of the options that are within minutes of drive include GEMS Our Own Indian School and Hartland International School. GEMS Wellington Primary School at a 13 minutes drive is also a good option. For little ones, parents can choose Jumeirah International Nursery that is only 6 minutes drive away.


  • Ontario Tower – a mixed-use building
  • The Old Town Island – housing complex
  • The Prism – commercial building
  • The Regal Tower – commercial building
  • Vida Downtown – 4-star hotel
  • Renaissance Downtown Hotel – 5-star hotel

Bay Square enjoys proximity to several commercial towers including The Prism, The Regal Tower, Park Lane Tower and The Exchange. Some mixed-use and residential complexes such as Ontario Tower and The Old Town Island by Emaar are also in the vicinity. Residents will find many 4-star and 5-star hotels close by, such as JW Marriott, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Vida Downtown and DAMAC Maison Canal Views.

Major Landmarks

Some popular attractions in the neighbourhood include:

  • Souk Al Bahar
  • Dubai Mall
  • Kidzania

Souk Al Bahar is only 4 minutes away from Bay Square. It is a traditional market that offers many dining and entertainment options. Kidzania is an ideal place for a quick getaway with your kids. Offering a number of fun-filled activities for kids, it is a theme park in the Dubai Mall. Residents can enjoy numerous other attractions in Dubai Mall, including the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and The Dubai Fountain. Located at a driving distance of 9 minutes, it is also a perfect place for detailed retail therapy.

Dubai Fountain in Daylight
A mesmerizing show of choreographed water, The Dubai Fountain in Dubai Mall


Life in Business Bay offers a perfect work-life balanced lifestyle with many amenities like easy transport facilities and furnished, waterfront apartments. However, apartments in the complex do not offer larger units. However, one can always look for other apartments for sale in Business Bay that offer larger units.


What type of properties are there in Bay Square?

Bay Square offers both residential and commercial properties. There are studios and 1-bed apartments along with shops and offices available for rent and sale.

What are some prominent amenities that are available in Bay Square?

The cluster offers a list of amenities including safe parking, front desk, lavish lobbies, manicured community gardens, fitness facilities and more.


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