Laguna Tower, JLT

Laguna Tower, JLT

HIGHLIGHTS

About Laguna Tower JLT

Laguna Tower JLT is a 40-storey mixed-use building developed by IFA Hotels & Resorts. The building offers 296 apartments divided into studio, 1, 2 and 3-bed units and penthouses. There are also 120 hotel rooms managed by Movenpick Hotel & Resorts. Laguna Tower stands almost 499 ft. tall and is strategically located along the famous Sheikh Zayed Road in Cluster A of Jumeirah Lake Towers. The tower offers quality facilities, amenities, and environment needed for a peaceful living. There is 24-hour security, high-speed elevators and reserved parking spaces available. Residents can also benefit from a sauna, health club, swimming pool and a children’s play area.

Exterior facade of Laguna Tower
The high-rise residential tower is also home to the Movenpick Hotel

Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) is a majestic development featuring man-made lakes and attractive residences. Adding value to the Dubai skyline, JLT houses 78 residential, retail and commercial towers in 26 clusters. The community is one of the most popular in Dubai as per the Dubai property market report 2019 for buying and renting apartments. The area is designed with several landscaped parks and houses supermarkets, restaurants and nightlife attractions. Those interested in the community can also browse other JLT apartments for sale.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Located in Cluster A of Jumeirah Lake Towers
  • 40-storey mixed-use building 
  • There are 296 residential units of studio, 1, 2 and 3-bed units
  • The building offers reserved car parking spaces
  • There are high-speed elevators in Laguna Tower
  • 24-hour security is available
  • Offers a resort-style swimming pool
  • Health club with a gym, sauna and steam room is present
  • Separate playing area for kids
  • Located near Sheikh Zayed Road

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in Laguna Tower JLT

Parking

Parking in Laguna Tower is available across two basement levels with 440 dedicated spots. Guests can find paid parking outside the building.

Elevators

Multiple high-speed lifts run round the clock to serve residents.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The building is well-kept by the on-site maintenance personnel. There is an on-ground security staff present for monitoring and surveillance. The building is equipped with the latest CCTV cameras and offers 24-hour front desk service. Empower is the district cooling supplier for the projects and DEWA provides utilities.

Event Space

A business centre is available in the building for any professional meetings or conferences.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

A well-designed health club is part of the fitness facilities in the tower. In addition to a sauna and steam room, there is also a gym in Laguna Tower. State of the art training equipment for strength and weight training is made available to residents. There are also several walkways and jogging tracks near the building.

Lifestyle Amenities

A resort-styled shared swimming pool is available for residents. Sun loungers surround the shared pool where residents can relax and sunbathe. Additionally, there is a Jacuzzi in the building which residents can enjoy. For children, there is a dedicated kid’s play area. Some residential units also include private pools.

Concierge and Guest Services 

The tower boasts a majestic lobby and reception area. There is also concierge service available round the clock to facilitate residents.

Pet-friendly

JLT is a pet-friendly community, however, residents may have to discuss the pet policy for their unit with the landlord.

Safety Features

Government-mandated safety features are in place at Laguna Tower. All apartments and shared spaces are equipped with the latest fire alarm system. Fire suppression equipment is also readily available to deal with emergencies.

Laguna Tower Floor Plans 

  • Studio apartments in Laguna Tower consist of one unit configuration
  • 1-bedroom apartments in Laguna Tower consist of six different unit configurations
  • 2-bedroom apartments in Laguna Tower consist of two different unit configurations
  • 3-bedroom apartments in Laguna Tower consist of one unit configuration

Bayut offers 2D and 3D formats for viewing the floor plans for Laguna Tower. Potential residents can browse through these plans to pick the most suitable apartment for them.

Apartment Types in Laguna Tower JLT

The tower houses 296 apartments divided into studios and 1, 2 and 3-bed apartments as well as penthouses.

Studio Apartments in Laguna Tower 

The studio apartments in Laguna Tower have an average area of 377 sq. ft. Larger studios are also available that cover over 600 sq.ft of space, but the general floor plan is the same. These units include a spacious hall which can fit bedroom furniture as well as sofas. The kitchen has an open-plan and is fitted with cabinets. An expansive balcony looks over the community and offers scenic views. The bathroom is located next to the walk-in closet for ease.

1-Bedroom Apartments in Laguna Tower 

The coverage area of a 1-bedroom apartment in Laguna Tower starts at 950 sq.ft and goes up to 1,380 sq.ft. Spacious bedrooms, large double-glazed windows, granite countertops, quality vanities, and track lighting are a few highlights of 1-bed units in the building. All apartments feature en suite bathrooms and walk-in closets with the bedroom. There is an additional bathroom in the hall for guests. The hall is spacious and serves as a combined living and dining room. The kitchen can be open or semi-closed with a serving window, depending on the configuration.

2-Bedroom Apartments in Laguna Tower 

Covering an area ranging from 1,600 sq.ft to 2,006 sq. ft., 2-bed apartments in the tower are spacious units. The large hall can accommodate living and dining room furniture and opens into a balcony. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and en suite bathroom. The secondary bedroom also comes with a dedicated bathroom which may or may not be attached. The kitchen is semi-closed with a server’s window and an adjoining servant’s room. There is an attached bathroom with the servant’s room as well as a powder room in the hall. 

3-Bedroom Apartments in Laguna Tower 

3-bed units have a covered area ranging from 2,000 sq. ft. to 2,500 sq. ft. A typical apartment in the building with 3-bedrooms has two covered parking spaces, a semi-closed modern kitchen, a large balcony and a community view. The floor plan consists of a master bedroom with a walk-in closet, two more bedrooms with three bathrooms and a separate bathroom for the maid’s room. There are separate dining and living areas while a laundry room is also available.

Penthouses in Laguna Tower 

Penthouses in Laguana Tower have an average covered area of 6,022 sq. ft. The few exclusive penthouses available in Laguna Tower typically come along with 3 bedrooms and five bathrooms. These stunning duplex penthouse apartments offer a spectacular panoramic view from the pool terrace of the entire community.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Laguna Tower

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

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

According to Bayut’s search index, 1-bed units are the most popular in Laguna Tower. The second-most popular bed types in the building are the 2-bedroom apartments. These are followed by 3-bedroom and studio apartments respectively.

Rental Trends in Laguna Tower JLT

  • Rent for 1-bed flats in the building ranges from AED 62k to AED 90k
  • 2-bed units for rent can cost between AED 83k to AED 100k
  • Rent for 3-bedroom apartments ranges from AED 110k to AED 140k
  • The average rent of a penthouse is AED 225k

The rent for units varies based on the floor space and amenities. Apartments for rent in Laguna Tower offer expansive, well-ventilated living spaces.

Rent is typically paid using four post-dated cheques, however, landlords can offer alternative payment plans.

Sale Trends in Laguna Tower JLT

Apartments for sale in Laguna Tower are a good option for investment; they offer freehold ownership and market competitive prices.

  • The average price of studio units is AED 510k
  • Prices for 1-bed flats range from AED 840k to AED 880k
  • Selling prices for 2-bedroom apartments range between AED 1.2M and AED 1.7M
  • 3-bedroom flats can cost between AED 1.65M and AED 1.9M

Rental Yield in Laguna Tower JLT

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

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

If you are looking for the bed-type which will give you the maximum return on investment (ROI), studio apartments offer an ROI of 9.3%. 1-bedroom units are next with 7.8% ROI. These are followed by 2-bedroom units with 7.5% and 3-bedroom units with 6.3%.

Service Charges in Laguna Tower JLT

General Fund
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
General Fund
Services
General upkeep of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
2.61
General Fund
Maintenance
General repairs and replacements
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
2.17
General Fund
Utilities Services
Charges for using DEWA/district cooling facilities and meters
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
3.68
General Fund
Management Services
Owner’s association charges for managing the property
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.61
General Fund
Insurance
Charge for the insurance of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.35
General Fund
Master Community
Fees for communal facilities in the neighbourhood
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
1.83
General Fund
Reserved Fund
Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.86
General Fund
Total
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
12.11

These figures are based on the services charges for Laguna Tower* as per the Dubai Land Department.

Those interested in buying a property in Dubai should familiarize themselves with the various types of service charges in Dubai applicable on apartments.

*These charges are subject to change.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Laguna Tower JLT

Laguna Tower is located close to Sheikh Zayed Road which allows residents with cars, easy access to nearby neighbourhoods. Several bus, tram and metro stations are also located at a convenient distance.

Bus Stations near Laguna Tower

Residents who travel via bus can walk to several nearby stops. The closest one is The Dome Tower bus stop, located at a 3-minute walk. The Dubai Star Tower stop is also located close to the building at a 5-minute walk. Residents can also walk to JLT, Silver Tower bus stop in 9 minutes.

Metro Stations near Laguna Tower

Several stations of the Red Line Metro are located along Sheikh Zayed Road. The nearest is DMCC Metro Station 1 at a 7-minute drive. Other stations within a short distance are Nakheel and DAMAC Properties Metro Station, averaging at 8 minutes via car.

Tram Stations near Laguna Tower

Located within a 10-minute drive, there are several tram stops for those who use them for travelling. The nearest is Jumeirah Lake Towers stop at 8 minutes away. Both Jumeirah Beach Residence 2 stop and Dubai Marina Mall stop take 9 minutes to reach by car.

Restaurants near Laguna Tower JLT 

Popular JLT restaurants nearby are:

  • Cafe Isan
  • Cuisine De Malabar
  • CALI – POKE California Seafood House

JLT houses several popular restaurants where residents can enjoy authentic food experiences with family and friends. For those looking for a healthy California-style meal, CALI – POKE California Seafood House is the place to go. Located at a 9-minute walk the restaurant offers a variety of seafood options and even Hawaiian cuisine. There is also an authentic Thai place at a 13-minute walk from the building called Cafe Isan. Those who prefer spicy flavours can enjoy the Indian cuisine at Cuisine De Malabar located at a 3-minute drive.

Fine-dining restaurants near Laguna Tower are:

  • Celebrities
  • Tagine
  • Eauzone

Several upscale establishments are located in One&Only Royal Mirage which is located within a 15-minute drive from the building. Celebrities is a luxury dining eatery, located at an 11-minute drive, which offers European cuisine, incandescent lighting and a soothing atmosphere. Another restaurant at the same driving distance is Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant offering authentic flavours and a great ambience. Those craving Thai, Asian or Japanese cuisines can head to Eauzone at a 12-minute drive. This fine-dining restaurant offers outdoor and indoor seating and a full bar.

Supermarkets near Laguna Tower JLT

Supermarkets in the area include: 

  • In N Out Supermarket
  • Spinneys JLT Cluster J
  • Edelweiss Mart JLT

The best and the nearest supermarket to Laguna Tower is the famous Spinney in JLT Cluster J located at a 10-minute walk. Other options for daily groceries include In N Out Supermarket at a 3-minute walk and Edelweiss Mart JLT at a 13-minute walk.

NEARBY BUILDINGS

  • Icon Tower 2 – residential building
  • DAMAC Lake View – residential building
  • Goldcrest Views 2 – residential building

Located in Cluster B, DAMAC Lake View is the nearest residential tower to Laguna Tower. Other nearby residential buildings include Icon Tower 2in Custer L and Goldcrest Views 2 in Cluster J.

Major Landmarks

Nearby landmarks include: 

  • Ain Dubai
  • Jebel Ali Racecourse
  • Ski Dubai
Ain Dubai observation wheel
Ain Dubai is the largest observation wheel in the world

Located on Bluewaters Island, at an 11-minute drive from the tower, Ain Dubai is set to be the largest observation wheel in the world. It rises 689 ft. above ground and offers views of the Dubai skyline from Burj Khalifa to Burj Al Arab. Enthusiasts often draw comparisons between Ain Dubai and London Eye, the famous Ferris wheel in England.

Jebel Ali Racecourse is located at a 13-minute drive from Laguna Tower. Some of the major flat racing events in UAE are hosted here with up to 2,000 guests. The racecourse which is a horseshoe-shaped track was constructed in 1990 to pay homage to UAE’s equestrian roots.

Located in the Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai is an indoor temperature-controlled ski resort located at a 16-minute drive. Visitors are provided with ski equipment and winter clothing. There are five slopes including the world’s first indoor black diamond run.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Laguna Tower JLT is a mix-use building with residential units and hotel apartments. This may make the surrounding a little crowded, especially during peak tourist season. However, if you enjoy meeting new people, this is an ideal place for you. Those who prefer residential buildings can check out other apartments for rent in JLT.

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