About Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
With a height of 959 ft. (292.2 metres), Sky Tower consists of 74 floors above ground. The tower is a tall structure that features a series of crystals around its curved façade. It is located in Shams Gate District, Al Reem Island.
Sky Tower is a mixed-use building which includes 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments, penthouses, commercial properties as well as offices. Because of the curved architecture, every unit in Sky Towers has spectacular panoramic views of Al Reem Island. A podium connects Sky Tower with Sun Tower, another skyscraper of the island. Internally accessible from Sky Tower, the podium features a variety of recreational facilities such as pools, a fitness club, sports complex as well as a huge shopping complex – Shams BOUTIK Mall.
Also known as one of Aldar Properties’ flagship development, Sky Tower was ready by 2010.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Shams Gate District, Al Reem Island
- 959 feet tall with 74 floors above ground
- Multiple basement levels for parking
- 474 mixed units of residential and commercial properties
- 1, 2, 3, 4-bedroom apartments and 6-bedroom penthouses
- Directly connected to Boutik Mall
- Overlooks The Gate Tower and The Arc
Facilities in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
There are multiple basement levels for parking in Sky Tower. Each residential unit has an allocated space in the basement level. The tower also offers parking facility to visitors.
There are multiple high-speed elevators in Sky Tower.
Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services
The apartment tower offers round-the-clock security and maintenance services. Tabreed is the district cooling supplier while ADDC provides water and electricity to the apartment tower. The tower also has user-friendly features that enhance energy and water efficiency throughout the building.
Various events are held at Sky Tower and its adjacent Sun Tower. These range from sports events such as Annual Khidmah Community Games to festive events such as National Day celebration. Sky Tower has also frequently held corporate events and activities.
Gym and Fitness Facilities
There is a fully equipped gymnasium in Sky Tower at the podium. Fitness enthusiasts who are also looking for some mind and body relaxation can take part in yoga sessions that are held over the grassy lawn on the deck. Residents who prefer an active lifestyle will appreciate the sports facilities in Sky Tower. These include a lap pool for water games, squash courts and tennis courts.
The state-of-the-art facilities and amenities guarantee a comfortable and luxurious lifestyle. Including a 70-metre infinity pool, Sky Tower offers access to three swimming pools that lie on the open-air deck of the podium. The swimming area also includes pool cabanas and a pool bar.
Separate for gents and ladies, there are also spa facilities that Sky Tower residents can access. They are situated in the private section on the pool deck and each of them includes a sauna, steam room and massage rooms.
Located in the podium, there is a dedicated section for children. There is also an indoor amusement area called Action Zone where kids of all ages will find something of their interest.
Concierge and Guest Services
The building provides separate entrances to residents and office tenants and each passage leads to its own lobby. Exuding a welcoming ambience, the corporate and residential lobbies are designed with a cool colour palette and marble-stone flooring that features large-scale motifs. One can reach out for assistance from the front-desk staff at the respective lobbies.
A couple of safety features are integrated into the exterior of Sky Tower. The fire-proof and wind-resistant façade helps in withstanding strong wind forces and other climate-related damages.
Apartment Types in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Residential properties in Sky Tower feature a combination of 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments as well as exclusive 6-bed duplex penthouses. Starting from the 41st floor, these residential units accommodate 32 floors in total and have eight dedicated express elevators.
1-Bedroom Apartments in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
The size of 1-bedroom apartments in Sky Tower ranges between 934 sq. ft. and 1,200 sq. ft. These unit come with a semi-open kitchen, attached bathroom with bedroom and communal area.
2-Bedroom Apartments in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
The coverage area of 2-bedroom apartments in Sky Tower ranges between 1,338 sq. ft. to 1,720 sq. ft. Other than a living room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom, these units come with a room for the house help or a utility room and three bathrooms.
3-Bedroom Apartments in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Floor areas of 3-bedroom units in Sky Tower range between 1,682 sq. ft. and 1,971 sq. ft. It includes one master bedroom, two general bedrooms and one bedroom for the domestic help.
4-Bedroom Apartments in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
4-bedroom apartments in Sky Tower are built over an average area of 2,106 sq. ft. However, one may find 4-beds as large as 2,361 sq. ft. and 2,900 sq. ft. Apart from typical rooms and features, the floor plan of 4-bedroom flats in Sky Tower includes a study room and a utility room.
Penthouses in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
These luxurious units are available in property types such as a 4-bedroom duplex penthouse as well as a 6-bedroom duplex penthouse. The size of the 4-bed penthouses in Sky Tower varies between 3,700 sq. ft. and 6,056 sq. ft. The average size of the 6-bed penthouse is 8,906 sq. ft.
Set over two levels, a few Sky Tower penthouses may include double-height living rooms, a media room as well as a pantry, bar section, and breakfast area apart from the kitchen.
Most Popular Apartment Types in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months
The search statistics collected from Bayut show that the most popular apartment type in Sky Tower is the 2-bedroom apartment. The next popular apartment type in Sky Tower, Al Reem Island is the 1-bed apartment which is followed by 3-bed units. 4-bed apartments in Sky Tower are at the bottom of the popularity list with the least view percentage.
Rental Trends in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Those looking to rent an apartment in Sky Tower, the rental trend is as follows:
- The annual rent for 1-bed apartments in Sky Tower starts from AED 70k and goes up to AED 85k.
- One could expect to pay AED 90k to AED 135k annually for 2-bedroom apartments for rent
- 3-bedroom flats can be leased out annually for AED 110k to AED 170k
- 4-beds can be rented for an average amount of AED 220k per annum
For more options, take a look at other Al Reem Island apartments for rent.
Sale Trends in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Buying an apartment in Sky Tower can be a profitable asset for investors. The sale trend in the tower is as follows:
- The average sale price of 1-bed flats in Sky Tower lies somewhere between AED 950k and AED 1.2M
- The price of 2-bed apartments for sale in Sky Tower starts from AED 1.3M and goes up to AED 2.3M
- 3-beds can cost somewhere between AED 2.3M till AED 2.6M
- The average sale price of 4-bed flats is AED 2.9M
You can compare these prices with other Al Reem Island apartments for sale.
Rental Yield in Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months
Knowing about the return on investment (ROI) outcomes will help buyers make a well-weighted decision when purchasing a property in Sky Tower, Al Reem Island. Those who are looking for the best profitability outcome can go for 2-bedroom flats in Sky Tower that are known to generate an ROI of 6.6%. The second most-profitable apartment type is a 1-bedroom unit in Sky Tower that can yield an ROI of 6.1%. Ranking on the third and fourth position are 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom units with an ROI of 5.3% and 2.7%, respectively.
Transportation near Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Bus Stations near Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
Those working or living in an apartment tower can use bus service as a mode of transport near Sky Towers. The nearest bus stations for public transport users are located near the Gate Towers. They are accessible in two minutes on foot. The buses that stop by these stations are Bus 7 and Bus 63.
Restaurants near Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
The food court of Shams Boutik Mall houses a plethora of restaurants near Sky Tower. Other than Nando’s, Popeye’s and Johnny Rockets, the most notable food chains in the mall include:
- Broccoli Pizza & Pasta
- Leopold’s of London
- Shawarma Al Reem
Yogen Fruz in Boutik Mall offers healthy frozen yoghurt treats. Healthy Juicery offers a fresh selection of healthy smoothies and juices. Some cafes near Sky Tower, Reem Island include:
- La Brioche
- Doppio Café
- Caffe Nero
As for the licensing options, one will come across quite a few if they drive towards the west. These include Bentley Bistro & Bar on Al Maryah Island, Brauhaus at Beach Rotana and Captain’s Arms at Le Méridien Abu Dhabi.
Supermarkets near Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi
The supermarkets near Sky Tower, Reem Island include:
- Mangrove Mini Market
- Al Maya Supermarket
Waitrose, in Boutik Mall, is a major supermarket near Sky Tower where residents can buy fresh produce as well as baked food. Medicines can be bought from Community Pharmacy. Boutik Mall also houses Al Batra Bookshop, an art supply store called Art Central and a gift shop called Seven Seas Gift.
- The Gate Tower
- Beach Towers
- Al Durrah Tower
Sky Tower, Reem Island is close to many residential buildings. These include The Gate Tower, Beach Towers and Al Durrah Tower. All these residential buildings are located within a 5 to 10-minute drive.
These are the nearby landmarks:
- The Galleria Mall
- Corniche Beach
- Mangrove National Park
With over 400 stores including 300 of the most popular brands and abundance of F&B outlets and entertainment options, The Galleria Mall in Al Maryah Island has everything for everyone.
Corniche Beach is another popular outdoor destination for residents. Besides watersports, the beach also offers free sports facilities and dining options.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Residents who are not a fan of living in commercial areas might not be too sure about moving into Sky Tower, Reem Island as it includes commercial units too. But to counter this dilemma, Sky Tower has made sure to segregate the entrances and lobbies as well as the apartments and elevators for residential and commercial use.