The Onyx, The Greens

The Onyx, The Greens

HIGHLIGHTS

About Onyx Tower Dubai

The Onyx is a three-tower complex in The Greens, one of the four communities in Emaar’s Emirates Living. The mixed-use development features residential apartments, offices, retail units and a boutique hotel – Zabeel House by Jumeirah. Offering views of nearby golf courses, main roads and Palm Jumeirah, this multi-billion development enjoys a prime location in Dubai.

With 2,000,000 sq. ft. of built-up area, The Onyx is a three-tower complex featuring an office tower, a mixed-use building and a hotel tower. The first block, Onyx 1 is a 14-storey office tower, Onyx Tower 2 is a 24-storey mixed-use building and The Onyx Hotel Tower 3 has 10 floors above the ground. The project is developed by Ishraqah and designed by KEO International Consultants.

Onyx Tower Dubai was launched in 2007. Featuring around 30 retail and F&B outlets, over 250 offices, 210 guest rooms and more than 150 apartments, the entire complex was completed in 2017.  Moreover, these three towers are interconnected by a podium that has recreational facilities including a fitness club, cafes and restaurants.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Type of building: Mixed-use
  • Location: The Greens
  • Developer: Ishraqah
  • Date of completion: 2017
  • Number of floors: Onyx 1 has 14 floors, Onyx 2 has 24 floors and Onyx Hotel has 10 floors
  • Number of units:  169 apartments, 297 offices, 200 hotel rooms and 10 hotel apartments
  • Unit type: 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments, offices, shops and hotel apartments
  • Type of Ownership: Freehold
  • Amenities: Swimming pool, gym, steam room, community function room, conference rooms

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in Onyx Tower Dubai

The Onyx, Dubai is a multi-billion project by Ishraqah. It is managed by Kingfield Owners Association and maintained by Emrill Facility Management. The 2,000,000 sq. ft. development features a range of modern amenities including a 26,000 sq. ft. landscaped space, a fitness centre, spa and salons, cafes and shops. Here’s a brief overview of the facilities in The Onyx Towers, The Greens.

Parking

There are six levels of parking within the complex. Besides the two basement levels (B1 and B2), there are covered spots on the ground floor and the three podium levels (P1, P2 and P3) for parking in Onyx Tower Dubai.

Owners and tenants can use 1,400 dedicated and secure parking spots. Not to mention, there’s enough space for visitors. Those who require more spots can buy or lease additional spaces for parking in The Onyx.

Parking in The Onyx, The Greens
Vehicles parked outside The Onyx

Elevators

There are around 22 elevators in The Onyx Tower, Dubai. Each building has separate passenger lifts and service elevators. Five high-speed passenger lifts with power backup are installed in The Onyx Tower 1 and 2. 

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The complex features round-the-clock security. Also, CCTVs are installed in all non-private areas for advanced security. Tenants and owners can make use of the on-site maintenance and staff services by paying fixed annual charges.

Event Space

The Onyx Tower, Dubai is a mixed-use project. So, one can find a multipurpose room, function hall and conference room within the complex.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There are two swimming pools and two modern, well-equipped gyms in Onyx Tower Dubai.

Lifestyle Amenities

The three towers are linked via a 3-level podium surrounded by landscaped lawns. Additionally, one can find a range of retail shops and cafeterias on the ground floor and the atrium. Kids can spend time in the covered play area.

Concierge and Guest Services 

The Onyx Tower, Dubai also has a 24-hour concierge for guests. There are lobbies in each building where visitors can wait. Plus, they can park their vehicles in the dedicated parking area

Pet-friendly

The Greens is a pet-friendly community. Arrows and Sparrows, a dog-friendly café is just 2 minutes away from The Onyx.

Safety Features

The Onyx is situated in one of Emaar’s top Emirates Living Communities, The Greens. It meets the international standards of construction to ensure the safety and security of families, professionals and retailers in the complex.

The Onyx Floor Plans 

As for residential units, you will find apartments in various configurations and layouts. Bayut has created Onyx Tower, The Greens floor plans for each bed and unit type in simple 2D and 3D formats.

Apartment Types in Onyx Tower Dubai

Apartments are found in The Onyx Tower 2, which is also the tallest of the three buildings. It is a mixed-use building with offices on the first few floors while the remaining floors are all residential. Also, the entrance and elevators for residential and commercial properties are separate to ensure complete privacy.

This 24-storey tower features 13 apartments each on the 12thto 24th floor. Facing one of the best golf courses in Dubai, each residential unit consists of a balcony opening towards The Majlis and The Faldo golf courts. There are around 169 residential units ranging from 1-bedroom to 3-bedroom luxurious apartments. Here’s a brief overview of each apartment type in The Onyx, Dubai

1-Bedroom Apartments in The Onyx Towers

Spanning 1,400 sq. ft. to 1,500 sq. ft., the affordable 1-bedroom flats in The Onyx, The Greens are fully fitted. Each apartment consists of a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a kitchen and a spacious living room extending into the balcony. Also, dedicated space for laundry and storage is a huge plus. 

There are 5 types of 1 BHK apartments in The Onyx T2. Unit 1 and 7 boast a terrace connected to the lounge and master bedroom. Unit 2 has two terraces extending from each room and unit 3 has one balcony connected to the bedroom. Unit 4 does not include open-air space and features a bigger living room, powder room, an open-concept kitchen and laundry area.

2-Bedroom Apartments in The Onyx Towers

Covered areas for 2-bed flats in The Onyx, Dubai range from 1,600 sq. ft. to 1,800 sq. ft. There is a choice of six different unit types where each consists of two spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a living room, a kitchen and a balcony. There is enough space for dining next to the kitchen. 

Some 2 BHK apartments also feature a maid’s room, a powder room and a dedicated laundry area. Moreover, Unit 6, 8 and 9 feature two balconies overlooking the Emirates Golf Club and Sheikh Zayed Road. Residents get a dedicated spot for parking, while those who need to park more cars can buy additional space in the basement.

3-Bedroom Apartments in The Onyx Towers

3-bedroom flats in The Onyx Towers have covered areas of about 2,964 sq. ft. These are luxurious units with three bedrooms and a lounge. Double-glazed floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light in and offer panoramic views of the city and landscaped surroundings.

There are two types of 3-beds in The Onyx Tower 2 – Unit 12 and 13. The only difference is that Unit 13 has a dedicated study room with bathroom. Otherwise, all 3 BHK flats feature spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, an equipped kitchen, dining area, powder room, dedicated storage and two balconies.

Commercial Properties in Onyx Tower Dubai

As for commercial units, one can find offices in the first two blocks and attractive retail spaces in the podium connecting all three towers.

Onyx Tower 1 is a 14-storey commercial building facing Sheikh Zayed Road. It allows direct access to key areas including Knowledge Village and Dubai Internet City. Furthermore, one can find offices in The Onyx T2 with separate gates and elevators. These units have access to the conference room and auditorium.

Offices in Onyx Tower Dubai

The 14-storey Onyx Tower 1 features 14 offices on each floor. Commercial units start from the third floor. Altogether, one can find around 168 offices in this building with covered areas ranging from 800 sq. ft. to 2,700 sq. ft. On the other hand, Onyx Tower 2 features a total of 129 offices ranging from 1,000 sq. ft. to 3,000 sq. ft. This block also features an uncluttered arrangement of 14 units from the second to the eleventh floor. 

Offices in The Onyx, Dubai vary based on sizes and floor plans as well as the unit type. Here, one can find a range of:

  • Shell and core offices
  • Partitioned offices
  • Fully and semi-fitted units
  • Furnished offices

Those looking to buy offices in The Onyx can expect to pay around AED 974k. Ready to move-in, fully fitted and furnished offices are offered at comparatively higher prices. Whereas, those on a budget can find a 1,700 sq. ft. semi-fitted or partitioned office in The Onyx T1 and T2 for approximately AED 1.9M. 

If you plan to customise your workplace, you can choose from a range of shell and core units in The Onyx, The Greens. The prices of such offices range from AED 1M to AED 3M for a 1,000 sq. ft. to 2,700 sq. ft. unit, respectively.

Shops in Onyx Tower Dubai

There are shops on the ground floor and two levels of the podium connecting the three towers. The covered area for these units spans from 500 sq. ft. to 1,000 sq. ft. Altogether, there are around 32 retail units in the complex.

The Onyx enjoys a prime location in the financial district and is built according to international standards. Therefore, it is a sought-after address for both commercial and residential properties. Most shops are already occupied, and one can find a few F&B outlets, cafeterias, supermarket and salon within the complex.

Hotel Apartments in The Onyx

The third block, The Onyx Hotel, is a 4-star boutique hotel, Zabeel House by Jumeirah. It is a 10-storey low-rise tower featuring around 200 well-furnished rooms and 10 apartments. Jumeirah Group is a member of the renowned Dubai Holding who partnered with Ishraqah for its management. Fully furnished suites have access to fine dining outlets, bars and recreation areas. The facilities include a multipurpose sports court and club, meeting rooms, outdoor pool and two outdoor cinema screens. Besides that, guests can dine at a Pan Asian restaurant – Lah-Lah or Social Company on the ground floor.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Onyx Tower, The Greens

  • 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 searches on Bayut.com, 2-bedroom apartments are the top favourites in The Onyx, The Greens. 1-bed flats get the second spot while 3-bedroom units round up the list.

Rental Trends in Onyx Tower Dubai

Rental trends tend to be on the higher side for The Onyx. But the price tags are quite justified considering the location and facilities on offer. If you want to rent apartments in The Onyx, consider checking out the price trends:

  • 1-bedroom apartments in The Onyx, The Greens range from AED 70k to AED 90k
  • 2-bedroom apartments for rent in The Onyx, The Greens range from AED 125k to AED 140k

Similarly, 3-bed flats for rent in The Onyx would cost around AED 135k to AED 165k. For a better analysis, compare these costs with other apartments for rent in The Greens.

Those looking to rent offices in The Onyx can expect to pay AED 50k at the minimum. One can also compare these prices with other offices for rent in The Greens.

A fitted office with 1,795 sq. ft. of the covered area may cost around AED 200k per annum. Most vacant units are in tower 1 while some are also available in T2. 

Sale Trends in Onyx Tower Dubai

Price trends for apartments for sale in The Onyx are also market competitive. Investors can consider buying 1-bed flats spanning 1,432 sq. ft. for AED 1.48M. Prices would be higher for bigger units.

The Onyx is a coveted project so most units are already sold out. There are a few 1-bed and 2-bed units for sale while those looking for bigger apartments can consider other apartments for sale in The Greens.

Rental Yield in Onyx Tower Dubai

  • 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

The highest returns on investment in The Onyx, Dubai i.e. 5.9% is recorded for 1-bedroom apartments. 3-bed flats also closely follow with a 5.5% rental yield. Finally, 2-bed units round up the list with a 5.2% ROI

Service Charges in The Onyx

General Fund
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
General Fund
Services
General upkeep of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
3.18
General Fund
Maintenance
General repairs and replacements
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
4.42
General Fund
Utilities Services
Charges for using DEWA/district cooling facilities and meters
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
5.98
General Fund
Management Services
Owner’s association charges for managing the property
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.98
General Fund
Insurance
Charge for the insurance of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.54
General Fund
Master Community
Fees for communal facilities in the neighbourhood
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.82
General Fund
Adjustment
The difference between the estimated amount charged the previous year vs the actual amount spent
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
-1.46
General Fund
Reserved Fund
Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
0.91
General Fund
Total
Price Per Sq. Ft. In AED
15.37

These figures are based on the services charges for The Onyx* as per the Dubai Land Department. Know more about Dubai service charges if you are interested in buying a property in the city.

*These charges are subject to change.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Onyx Tower Dubai

The Onyx is well connected to major roads. Motorists enjoy direct access to Sheikh Zayed Road, E11 while those who prefer public transportation near The Onyx can find a bus, taxi or metro.

Bus Stations near Onyx Tower Dubai

There are many bus stations in The Greens located at short intervals from The Onyx Towers. You can catch F31 and F35 from Al Sidir and The Greens Terminus. Bus 83 and 85 stop outside building 8 and 9 in Dubai Internet City. These stops are around 8 to 10 minutes away from the complex.

Metro Stations near Onyx Tower Dubai

Dubai Internet City Metro Station served by the Red Line of Dubai Metro is only a minute away if you drive via E11. Al Khail Metro Station is another option located 10 minutes away from the complex.

Restaurants near Onyx Tower Dubai

Talking about restaurants in The Onyx Towers, Domino’s, The Coffee Club and Grill Corner Restaurant and Café are located on the podium. Residents and office occupants can find quite a few cafes and eateries within the complex. These include:

  • Kaffe Bloom
  • French Bakery

Other eating options close to the complex include:

  • Caribou Coffee
  • Burger King
  • Hot n Spicy

Caribou Coffee is a casual café near the towers. Those looking for fast food options can go to Burger King while Hot n Spicy is a Pakistani outlet. Moreover, you can grab a snack and coffee from Kaffe Bloom and The Koffee Club. Arrows and Sparrows is also a casual lounge and café, best for those with pet dogs.

A little farther where there’s Choithrams, one can find Bert’s Café. Those who like seafood can find the right menu in Sea Shell Restaurant next to The Greens Community Mosque. Further, if you are looking for some exclusive entrees you can head to Zaatar w Zeit. The restaurant is 10 minutes away in Barsha Heights.

Further, popular nightlife options near The Onyx include:

  • Nelson’s
  • Bubbles Lounge Bar

The first option is only a couple of minutes away in Barsha Heights and Bubbles Lounge is on Sheikh Zayed Road, accessible within 5 to 6 minutes by car.

Supermarkets near Onyx Tower Dubai

Supermarkets near The Onyx include: 

  • Choithrams
  • Fresh Plus Point Supermarket
  • Al Maya Supermarket
supermarket in The Onyx
Al Maya Supermarket, The Onyx is a convenient option for residents and office occupants

Al Maya Supermarket on the ground floor serves most grocery needs of residents. An outlet of Choithrams, one of the best supermarkets in Dubai, is located within the master community, a short drive away from the towers.

To find other supermarkets you might have to pull your car out. For instance, an outlet of Fresh Plus Point is 10 minutes away in Dubai Marina. But the ride might take longer depending on the traffic.

NEARBY BUILDINGS

The apartment complexes in The Greens Community including The Views, Al Ghozlan, Al Thayyal, Al Ghaf and Al Dhafrah are just a few blocks away from The Onyx.

Major Landmarks

The Greens is a master community right behind Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City and The Palm. The Onyx stands in the heart of the neighbourhood with Emaar Business Park to its side. Key landmarks near the project include:

Emirates Golf Club is an 8-minute drive away from the complex.

view of Emirates Golf Club
Emirates Golf Club has three outstanding courses

Media City Amphitheatre on King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street is 4 minutes away and Sufouh Beach is accessible in around 8 minutes by car via Sheikh Zayed Road, E11. Unlike other popular beaches in Dubai, Sufouh Beach is known for its tranquillity and lesser crowd. Therefore, it is also called the Secret Beach.

views of al sufouh beach, dubai
Enjoy views of Burj Al Arab while relaxing at Al Sufouh Beach

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Located at a prime spot in Dubai within an Emaar developed master community, The Onyx, The Greens is a coveted address. Therefore, properties were sold out in a flash. There are limited options for those looking to buy residential apartments while there are various rental units. Similarly, offices in T1 and T2 are generally available for rent.

The mixed arrangement of offices and apartments in T2 is another point to consider while the admittance and elevators are separate for both property types to ensure maximum privacy.

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