The Blue Tower, Al Majaz
About The Blue Tower
The Blue Tower is a 42-storey residential building in Al Majaz. It features studio, 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments, as well as various lifestyle amenities, such as a swimming pool and health club. The Blue Tower is located on Corniche Street (S110) and offers beautiful views of the Khalid Lake.
The Al Majaz community is located along Buhaira Corniche in Sharjah. It is built over the Khalid Lagoon and divided into Al Majaz 1, 2 and 3. Al Majaz apartments for rent are quite popular in Sharjah. Nearby communities include Al Khan, Abu Shagara and Al Nud.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Al Majaz 3
- A 42-storey building of studio to 4-bedroom apartments
- Close to Khalid Lake
- Amenities include a swimming pool and health club
- Nearby communities include Al Khan, Abu Shagara and Al Nud
Facilities in The Blue Tower
There is 4-level parking in The Blue TowerSharjah, where each apartment receives one parking spot. Visitors can park their car outside the building.
There are four high-speed elevators in The Blue Tower, as well as service elevators.
Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services
There is 24-hour security inside the tower that also includes CCTV monitoring. The apartments are centrally air-conditioned and onsite maintenance services are available when needed.
Gym and Fitness Facilities
There is a world-class gym in The Blue Tower Sharjah, as well as a steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi.
In terms of amenities, there is a swimming pool for adults and children in the building. Children also have access to a play area.
Concierge and Guest Services
There are efficient and helpful concierge and guest services in the building.
Pets are allowed in the tower.
There are fire extinguishers and emergency exit routes in the building to take care of any unforeseen incidents or fire hazard.
Apartment Types in The Blue Tower
There are various residential units in The Blue Tower Sharjah, ranging from studios to 4-bedroom apartments.
2-Bedroom Apartments in The Blue Tower
2-bedroom apartments in The Blue Tower cover an area ranging from 1,450 sq. ft. to 1,750 sq. ft. They feature 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with some units having 3 bathrooms. There is an open kitchen in the flats, which is joined to a spacious living and dining area. These units also have a balcony overlooking the Khalid Lake.
3-Bedroom Apartments in The Blue Tower
3-bedroom apartments in The Blue Tower are available in sizes from 2,450 sq. ft. to 3,162 sq. ft. They consist of 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, one of which is a guest bathroom. There is a maid’s room and laundry room as well. These units have an open kitchen and a larger living and dining room.
4-Bedroom Apartments in The Blue Tower
4-bedroom apartments in The Blue Tower cover an area ranging from 4,500 sq. ft. onwards. They come with 4 bedrooms and 5 or 6 bathrooms, which means that each bedroom has an attached bathroom. There is also a maid’s room and laundry room in these units.
Most Popular Apartment Types in The Blue Tower
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut over the past 12 months
According to search trends on Bayut, 3-bedroom apartments occupy the first position among the most popular apartment types in The Blue Tower Sharjah. They are followed by 2-bedroom apartments which also receive a fair share of attention. The third position is secured by 1-bedroom apartments, while studio and 4-bedroom apartments occupy the last two positions. 4-bed units are the least popular unit type among all.
Rental Trends in The Blue Tower
Apartments for rent in The Blue Tower are suitable for all kinds of people.
- 2-bedroom rental apartments in The Blue Tower range from AED 40k to AED 63k per year.
- 3-bedroom rental apartments in The Blue Tower are priced from AED 100k to AED 105k annually.
When paying the rent for these apartments, residents will have to pay via four to six cheques. The rent is charged annually.
Sale Trends in The Blue Tower
The Blue Tower apartments for sale are also popular among investors and people looking for apartments for sale in Al Majaz. Since they are freehold apartments, expats can also own a property here.
- 3-bedroom apartments in The Blue Tower cost around AED 1.9M to AED 2M.
- 4-bedroom apartments in The Blue Tower are priced around AED 2.35M.
Rental Yield in The Blue Tower
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut over the past 12 months
Apart from providing a comfortable lifestyle, apartments in The Blue Tower also provide owners with a good return on investment (ROI). The highest rate goes to 1-bedroom apartment owners, which is 6.3%. 2-bedroom apartments fetch their owners an ROI of 5.3%. 4-bedroom apartments provide the third-best rate at 4.7% and 3-bedroom flats receive the lowest ROI at 3.8%.
Transportation near The Blue Tower
Residents who own a car can easily travel in and around the community. Other than this, there are various options for transportation near The Blue Tower.
Metro Stations near The Blue Tower
Metro Stations are a little far from the tower. The nearest metro station is Al Qiyadah Metro Station, which can be reached in 15 minutes by car. Also nearby are Stadium Metro Station and Al Nahda Metro Station, both of which are 16 minutes away.
Bus Stations near The Blue Tower
There are various bus stops within walking distance, or a short drive, from the building. The Adnoc Petrol Station Bus Stop is a drive of 5 minutes, while Jumbo (Sony) Bus Stop and City Center Bus Stop are both 8 minutes away.
Restaurants near The Blue Tower
There is a range of wonderful restaurants near The Blue Water, thus allowing residents to try out new cuisines and dishes whenever they want. Some of the nearby restaurants are:
- Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe
- Nayaab Haandi
- Chin Chin
Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe is a local restaurant, located 4 minutes away at the Al Majaz Waterfront. It is popular for serving Arabian and Middle Eastern dishes. Nayaab Haandi is another famous restaurant, located at Al Khan Street, 3 minutes away from the building. It features Pakistani and Indian dishes. For lovers of Chinese dishes, Chin Chin is only 6 minutes away at Al Wahda Street.
Fast food joints near the tower include:
- Pizza Hut
Fine dining options near the building are:
- Soya Chang Chinese – Radisson Blu Resort
- Swiss Cafe – Swiss-Belhotel Sharjah
- Arjwan – Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort
- Gusti – Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort
Soya Chang Chinese is 17 minutes away from the building and it is one of the best Chinese fine dining restaurants nearby. The Swiss Cafe is another wonderful place that residents can try out. It is only 7 minutes away and features various International cuisines. 13 minutes away, residents can find Arjwan, which serves a range of Emirati, Arabian and Middle Eastern foods. Next to it is Gusti, a popular Italian restaurant.
Supermarkets near The Blue Tower
Supermarkets near The Blue Tower include:
- Awwal Al Madina Supermarket
- Carrefour Market
- City Centre Supermarket
- Fairways Supermarket
All of these supermarkets are fairly close to the building and can be reached by a short walk as well. Among these, Carrefour Market is one of the most popular and has franchises all over the UAE.
- Bin Dhaen Tower – residential building
- Zahrat Al Madaen – residential building
- Buhamra Tower – residential building
- Safiya Tower – residential building
- Copthorne Hotel
Residential buildings near The tower include Bin Dhaen Tower, Zahrat Al Madaen, Buhamra Tower and Safiya Tower. Copthorne Hotel is also near the skyscraper.
A few of the major landmarks and attractions near The Blue Tower are:
- Al Majaz Waterfront
- Sharjah Aquarium
- Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
The Al Majaz Waterfront is a popular landmark among locals and tourists. It receives a huge share of visitors throughout the year. Located only 5 minutes away, it has a range of activities for people of all ages. Some of which include City Sightseeing Tour, Sharjah Musical Fountain, Sharjah Boat Rides and the Smart Bike Rides. There is a range of fun activities for children as well, along with various wonderful dining options.
Another popular landmark near the building is the Sharjah Aquarium, which is 6 minutes away. The aquarium opened in 2008 and features a massive area of 6,500 sq. m. People can view various beautiful sea life including more than 100 species of sea animals. There are two floors, which are covered with 21 different aquariums.
6 minutes away is the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, which was inaugurated in 2008 and features more than 5,000 artefacts of Islamic history. The artefacts include carvings, calligraphy, manuscripts and various coins, to name a few. The museum was formerly known as the Islamic Museum, which was opened in 1996. The artefacts were relocated to the current building in 2008.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The Blue Tower is one of the most popular buildings in Al Majaz and it provides a comfortable lifestyle to its residents. One thing people must consider before moving to the neighbourhood is that there is a shortage of parking spaces in the area.