Red Residence, Dubai Sports City

Red Residence, Dubai Sports City


About Red Residence, Dubai

Home to popular sports clubs including the International Stadium and Els Club, Dubai Sports City is an eden for all sports fans. Besides, it is a well-developed residential district in the emirate offering a range of accommodation options to locals and expats alike. Next to Elite 5, Coral Hotel and Kensington Royale, Red Residence is a mid-rise residential building with freehold apartments.

The building is developed by M. E. Developments LLC who also launched a few more towers in Dubai Sports City. Red Residence, Dubai Sports City is 3 levels below, and 21 floors above the ground. Besides the uncluttered arrangement of residential flats, it has a ground floor featuring a marbled reception and elevators. Construction of the building began in 2009 while it was completed in 2015. Hence, you can expect fairly new and ready to move-in apartments. Most importantly, the building is designed and constructed according to Green Building International Standards. The innovative technique reduces electricity consumption and helps preserve the natural environment.


  • Mid-rise complex in Sports City
  • Recently completed in 2015
  • Stands 21-floors high
  • 3-level underground parking space
  • A mix of 1, 2 and 3-bed apartments
  • Smart home technology and key-card access
  • Construction based on Green Building Standards


Facilities in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City

parking spaces in red residence
Street parking for visitors


There are 3 underground floors and the space is dedicated to parking in Red Residence, Sports City. So residents get to park their vehicles in a secure and managed basement. Valet parking service is also available.


Multiple high-speed elevators in Red Residence, Sport City provide access to the top floors.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The complex is gated and round-the-clock security is ensured with a trained staff and CCTV surveillance. Also, residents access their homes after key-card security check. As for the temperature control system, central air-conditioning facility is provided by DEWA.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

Residents have access to all the fitness facilities including a swimming pool and gym in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City.

Lifestyle Amenities

As the project is built according to the International Green Construction Standards, it uses technology that saves electricity. Also, each apartment has smart-home technology, broadband internet connection and satellite TV cable. The building is surrounded by playgrounds and sports clubs so one can expect a vibrant and close-knit community. A prayer room is also built within the complex.

Concierge and Guest Services 

Visitors can wait in the decorated lobby and communicate via intercom. Also, there’s 24-hours concierge available for any inconveniences.

Red Residence, Dubai Sports City Floor Plans 

There are multiple floor plans for each bed-type in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City.

  • 1-bedroom apartments in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City consist of 11 different unit types 
  • 2-bedroom apartments in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City consist of one type of unit 

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

Apartment Types in Red Residence, Sports City

Announced in 2004, the project initially aimed to offer hotel suites including furnished studios and 1 to 3-bed units. Whereas, the plan was later revised to include studios, 1, and 2-bed apartments.

apartments in red residence tower
Apartments in the building

Studio Apartments in Red Residence 

A studio flat in Red Residence, Sports City spans over 408 sq. ft. It features a spacious living room with equipped kitchen and bathroom. These studios can be suitable for professionals looking for reasonable accommodation in Dubai.

1-bedroom Apartments in Red Residence

1-bedroom flats in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City cover an area of 750 sq. ft. to 825 sq. ft. These units have eleven types of floor plans depending on the position of the apartment on the floor. Type 1, 2, 3 and Type 4 have somewhat similar L-shaped layouts. Similarly, Type 5 and Type 6 one-bed apartments have a similar arrangement of rooms. Each consists of a spacious living room, a bedroom, an equipped kitchen and a bathroom. Also, there are double-glazed glass windows and built-in wardrobes in all of the 1 BHK apartments.

2-bedroom Apartments in Red Residence

2-bedroom flats in Red Residence, Dubai Sports City have covered areas ranging from 1,100 sq. ft. to 1,250 sq. ft. featuring two spacious bedrooms, a large hall and equipped kitchen. Some units have two well-fitted bathrooms while others may have three.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Red Residence

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

Based on searches conducted by users on over the past 6 months

2-bedroom flats are the most popular with 41.1% of the views. 1-bedroom apartments bagged 32.2% while studios follow with 26.7% of the views.

Rental Trends in Red Residence, Dubai

Rental trends for apartments in Red Residence fall in the mid-range compared to other apartments in the emirate, including apartments for rent in Dubai Sports City. Usually, rental prices in the building range from AED 30k to AED 70k per annum.

If you’re looking for a bigger apartment, consider renting 2-bedroom flats. It would cost you somewhere between AED 55k and AED 70k. Annual rents are paid in full, however, some realtors offer flexible payment schedules splitting the amount in multiple cheques. It is recommended to check your lease contract beforehand.

Sale Trends in Red Residence, Dubai

Those looking to buy an apartment in Red Residence can consider spending a lump sum between AED 350k to AED 750k. For instance,

Going for bigger units like 2-bed apartments would cost around AED 630k to AED 755k. These are the most sought-after properties for investment and garner particular interest from those looking forapartments for sale in Dubai Sports City.

Rental Yield in Red Residence

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

Based on searches conducted by users on over the past 6 months

As per Bayut, return on investment for each bed-type is higher than other locations. With a 9.1% yield, 1-bedroom flats top the list. Whereas, 2 and 3-bed flats follow with 8.9% and 8.7%, respectively. The stats show that the value of apartments in Red Residence, Sport City is greater than the cost.

Service Charges in Red Residence

Utilities Services
Management Services
Master Community

These are the services charges for Red Residence, Dubai Sports City* as per the Dubai Land Department. Learn more about Dubai property maintenance service charges through this complete guide on Bayut's official website.

*Please note that these service charges are subject to change.


Transportation near Red Residence

Dubai Sports City is one of the few locations that doesn’t have a metro station yet. Buses are the main modes of transportation near Red Residence, Sports City.

red residence street view
The front street connecting to the main road network

Bus Stations near Red Residence

The nearest bus stands are at a mere 1-minute driving distance at Sports City International Cricket Council Headquarters. You can board in bus F-34 and F-37 from the station. These bus-links further connect to Dubai Production City and Mall of the Emirates Metro Station, respectively.

Restaurants near Red Residence 

There are many restaurants near Red Residence, Sport City while the best finds in this location are casual and friendly cafes. Some popular options include:

  • Champs Café
  • Calida 62
  • Kickers Sports Bar

If you’re looking for complete 3-course meals, you can go to:

  • Jack’s Place
  • Nathalie's
  • The Kebab Shop

The Village Grill is also a good option in the neighbouring community offering special menu for lunch and dinners.

Supermarkets near Red Residence

One can easily get to these two supermarkets near Red Residence, Sport City:

  • Carrefour City
  • Al Maya Supermarket

Carrefour City is at a 4-minute walk while the other is accessible in less than 10 minutes on foot. If you have a car, you can also go to Spinneys in Green Community, Spinneys in JVC and Starmart in Dubai Production City.

Nearby Buildings

  • Elite 5 Sports Residence
  • The Matrix Tower
  • Treppan Hotel and Suites
  • The Bridge

Red Residence, Sport City is surrounded by residential towers including Elite 5 Sports Residence, The Matrix Tower and The Bridge. It is located some buildings down the road from Treppan Hotel and Suites.

Major Landmarks

Red Residence, Dubai Sports City is easily accessible from Hessa Street, the entrance of the community. It lies close to E311, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road as well. One can access the main highway in 7 to 9 minutes. As for landmarks nearby, there is:

  • Dubai International Stadium at a 4-minute drive
  • The Els Club, 7 minutes away
  • ICC Cricket Academy, also 4 minutes away

Red Residence, Sports City is also easily accessible from Oliva Playground, FitRepublik and Driving Range.


Red Residence is in one of the few areas in Dubai that doesn’t have metro routes. However, there are many bus stops that further connect to Mall of the Emirates Metro Station.

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