South Ridge 5, Downtown Dubai

South Ridge 5, Downtown Dubai


About South Ridge 5

South Ridge 5 is one of the six towers part of the South Ridge complex in Downtown Dubai. The developer for this elegant residential tower is Emaar Properties. Since its completion in 2008, the South Ridge towers are considered to be one of the most popular buildings in the area. South Ridge 5 has 31 floors with 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. Currently, there are multiple apartments for sale and rent in South Ridge 5.

Downtown Dubai is popular for more than one reason. Burj Khalifa, a popular landmark in the area, stands taller than all other modern-day buildings. Downtown Dubai also has one of the largest malls in the world - Dubai Mall and Dubai Opera, a cultural centre which provides a platform to the top artists in the world.

In a Nutshell

  • A sound investment opportunity with tremendous potential
  • Situated near the iconic Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall
  • Offers 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments
  • Beautiful interior design
South Ridge Tower 5 Building View
South Ridge Tower 5


Facilities in South Ridge Tower 5


To start off, facilities for residents include a four levels of basement parking in South Ridge 5. In addition, one can also fund public parking spaces near the building.

Parking outside South Ridge 5
Parking Spaces near South Ridge 5


High-speed elevators in South Ridge 5 offer fast and convenient access to all floors.

Security, Air-conditioning and Maintenance Services

There’s 24-hour security in the building. Security guards are always present and there is CCTV coverage throughout the towers, with monitors in each apartment.  The building also gets district cooling supplied by Emaar District Cooling (EDC LLC).  

Gym and Fitness Facilities

To promote an active lifestyle,  there is a gym in South Ridge 5 as well. If you are interested in sports, you can play either squash or badminton. You can go also for a run on the treadmill to lose weight or tone your body with modern machines, all thanks to the shared gym. If you prefer swimming, there is a deep water swimming pool for adults as well. 

Lifestyle Amenities

If you are more interested in a leisurely game, the game room at South Ridge 5 is the place you need to be.  Additionally, for your kids, there is a separate play area and a waddling pool. There is communal daycare (paid for), where your children can stay and learn.

Kid's Play Area South Ridge 5
Covered play area for children outside the building

Concierge and Guest Services

Moving on, the building gets 24-hour concierge services. There's a reception lobby to facilitate visitors and residents at all times.


Pets are not allowed in the building.

Safety Features

South Ridge 5 is also armed with features to keep residents safe and secure. These include:

  • Modern fire alarm system 
  • Firefighting system

South Ridge 5 Floor Plans

  • Studio apartments in South Ridge 5 conists of one unit type
  • 1-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 conists of two unit types
  • 2-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 conists of three unit types
  • 3-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 conists of two unit types

To learn more about these configurations, floor sizes and built-up areas, you can view South Ridge 5 floor plans on Bayut.

Apartment Types in South Ridge Tower 5

1-Bedroom Apartments in South Ridge 5

1-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 are available in Suite 03 and Suite 04 configurations. The covered area of 1-bedroom flats in the building starts from 900 sq. ft. and goes up to 1,091 sq. ft. All flats have two bathrooms. Interior designing has been done smartly keeping in consideration space as well as aesthetics. The kitchen has all the appliances required to make this flat your dream home. 

2-Bedroom Apartments in South Ridge 5 

2-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 are available in Suite 01, Suite 02 and Suite 05 configurations. Most 2-bed flats in South Ridge 5 have three bathrooms. However, the ones with the smaller covered area can also have two bathrooms. In terms of size, the largest 2-bedroom apartment in South Ridge 5 covers an area of 1,485 sq. ft. While the smallest covers 1,444 sq. ft. So the difference is not substantial. However, the cost fluctuates slightly depending on the view from the flat and other factors.

Flats in South Ridge 5 are particularly popular amongst buyers because of their interior design. The kitchen has stone countertops with breakfast bars. For storage, there is European style cabinetry. Some flats are already rented out for the next few months, so from an investment point of view, it could be a wonderful opportunity.

3-bedroom Apartments in South Ridge 5

Finally, 3-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 are available in Suite 01 and Suite 02 configurations. These units have covered areas upwards of 1,800 sq. ft. These comprise three bedrooms, four bathrooms and maid’s room. Not to mention, windows and balcony offer full views of Burj Khalifa. 

Most popular apartment types in South Ridge 5

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 45%
  • 60%

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

2-bedroom apartments in South Ridge are very popular as 46.1% of website visitors viewed their listings. 40.2% viewed 1-beds. While 3 bedroom flats were viewed by 13.4% of the visitors. 

Rental Trends in South Ridge Tower 5

  • One can rent a 1-bedroom apartment in South Ridge 5 for AED 75k to AED 90k per year
  • Rental prices for 3-bed units in South Ridge 5 go all the way up to AED 175k per year

Rental differential owes largely to floor size as well as the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Owing to their prime location,  South Ridge 5 apartments for rent are on the high end of the spectrum. The same is true for Downtown Dubai apartments for rent

Sale trends in South Ridge Tower 5

Apartments for sale in Downtown Dubai are lucrative investment perspective, a quick move could be beneficial in the long run. The same is true for South Ridge 5 apartments for sale

Rental Yield in South Ridge 5

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

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

The highest ROI in South Ridge 5 is for 1-beds with 6.3%. 2-beds ROI is calculated at 5.3%, while slightly less ROI is expected of 3-bed units; 5.1%.


Transportation near South Ridge 5

Downtown Dubai is one of the most well-connected neighbourhoods in the region.

Bus Stations near South Ridge 5

In terms of transportation near South Ridge 5, you can take Bus 29 from South Ridge 1.

Metro Stations near South Ridge 5

Residents can walk to Dubai Mall Metro Station in 15 minutes.

In addition, buggy rides are also available in the area. Those who drive can reach most Dubai localities in about half an hour. 

Restaurants near South Ridge 5

The multicultural nature of Dubai reflects the variety of cuisine on offer in the surrounding areas. Downtown Dubai restaurants near South Ridge 5 include Souk Al Bahar, where you can head for a great dining experience. Likewise, the Dubai Mall is another fantastic option for food. Options at the mall include:

  • Bateel
  • Carluccio's
  • Dabang! Kathi & Curry
  • Gourmet Burger Kitchen
  • McDonald’s 
  • Guy’s Burger Joint
  • Shakespeare and Co. 
  • YO! Sushi
  • Tortilla
  • Zafran 
Souk Al Bahar
You can expand your dining options at Souk Al Bahar

Cafes at the mall include Caffe Nero, Starbucks and The Coffee Club.

There is Taipei Deo, a Taiwanese food outlet is minutes away from South Ridge 5. Or perhaps if you are in the mood for some Indian spices, Patiala restaurant is fairly close by.

Supermarkets near South Ridge 5

Aside from the obvious Waitrose in Dubai mall, there are many other supermarkets near South Ridge 5. These include:

  • Carrefour
  • Spinney’s
  • Zoom 

In addition, there are multiple small grocery stores present in the vicinity. If you residing in South Ridge 5, you would be able to even get groceries delivered at your home from nearby stores. 

Nearby Buildings

  • Elite Downtown - residential
  • Marquise Square - residential
  • Majestic Tower - residential

These buildings are at a 5-minute distance from South Ridge 5.

Major Landmarks

The whole of Downtown Dubai is a landmark. Major point of interest include:

Picture of Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain
An awesome view of the fountain in front of Burj Khalifa

On one hand, there is the tallest building in the world, and next to it is the Dancing Fountain which attracts millions each year. Dubai Opera is also around the corner. With 1,200 retail stores, Dubai Mall is a 6-minute drive from South Ridge Towers. 

Things to Consider

Like any other touristy place, Downtown Dubai can get a little busy during peak season. If you enjoy the hustle, you won't mind one bit.

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