The Gate, DIFC

The Gate, DIFC



The Gate is said to be the first building in the financial hub of Dubai, called Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). It is considered to be a landmark due to its design and structure. As the name says, the building serves as a gateway to the financial district of Dubai as it features a design of a large gate right in front of the area. It is a commercial tower, consisting of 15 floors in total. One can find a basement parking area, consisting of three levels and accommodating 1,500 cars

Both the sides of The Gate rise to 60 metres. These two sides connect with each other by a structural steel archway. Units in this building make the best use of marble, sandstone, rich dark woods and granite to provide businesses with the most elegant and modern interiors. This building is fitted with double-glazed curtain walling with high-quality glass. 

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the leading financial hub in South Asia, Middle East and Africa. It is a mixed-use community, mostly based on commercial towers and fine-dining eateries. This financial district features an array of luxury lifestyle facilities and amenities. It is also home to some of the most popular galleries in the city.


  • Type of building: Commercial
  • Location: DIFC
  • Date of completion: 2003
  • Number of floors: 15
  • Unit type: Offices and shops
  • Amenities: High-tech security system, elevators, secure car parking system




Three basement levels have been dedicated to parking in The Gate Building DIFC. These levels can accommodate up to 1,500 cars


There are high-speed elevators in The Gate DIFC Dubai. Express elevators are also operational from basement levels to all the floors. 

Security and Concierge Services

As the building plays the role of a landmark in the area, it utilizes a high-tech security system. Security guards are present round-the-clock. Security cameras are also installed on all the floors of the building.

Fitness Amenities 

Just 2 minutes away, you can find Fitness First Gym near The Gate. Another option is Gym Ada, located 2 minutes away. 


This building is the gateway to the financial district of the city. It is an architectural landmark, featuring office units and retail units. Details include: 

Offices in The Gate

Offices in The Gate provide the perfect opportunity for businesses to operate in the financial hub of Dubai. Offices for rent in The Gate feature large glass windows, which allow plenty of natural light which lights up the place. Offices on the upper floors get to enjoy a clear view of the area. Offices for sale in The Gate offer potential investment opportunities.

Shops in The Gate, DIFC

Shops for rent in The Gate consist of shell and core units. These units cover floor areas ranging from 550 sq. ft. to 5,100 sq. ft. These units come with secure parking spaces for both the tenants and the visitors in the basement levels of the building.



Transportation near The Gate include:

Bus Stops near The Gate

  • Emirates Tower MS Landside Bus Stop (4 minutes away)
  • Gate Village Bus Stop (1 minute away)
  • DAMAC Park Tower Bus Stop (2 minutes away)

Metro Stations near The Gate

  • Emirates Towers Metro Station (5 minutes away)
  • Financial Centre Metro Station (5 minutes away)
  • World Trade Centre Metro Station (4 minutes away)

As the building is a landmark in one of the most visited areas and the financial hub of Dubai, there are multiple modes of transportation near this tower. Visitors and tenants can utilize both bus stops and metro station available in the area to reach their destination. Taxis are also available. Please check the Dubai metro guide for more information.


Some of the fine-dining eateries near The Gate are:

  • Zuma Restaurant  (1 minute away)
  • Roberto’s Ristorante (1 minute away)
  • Marea Dubai (1 minute away)
  • Flair 5 (3 minutes away)

One of the most popular options in this area is Zuma Restaurant, which serves contemporary Japanese cuisines to its visitors. It is a fine-dining eatery with Sushi, Sashimi and Mushroom Rice as its specialities. The restaurant is famous for its elegant décor and friendly staff.

Another fine-dining option near The Gate is Roberto’s, an Italian restaurant serving both classic and modern cuisines to its customers. It is one of the best restaurants in DIFC. Visitors enjoy the experience of dining in one of the most elegant eateries under an open sky while enjoying the beautiful view of the surrounding. Its popular dishes are Pasta, Risotto, Wine and Tiramisu.

Another popular Italian option in the area is Marea, located just a minute away from The Gate. This fine-dining eatery also serves seafood and offers a private dining area. Since the restaurant is quite popular, it is recommended to book a table in advance. The eatery usually costs around AED 400 for two people.

If you are craving Mediterranean cuisine, Flair 5 is located just 3 minutes away from The Gate. It also serves Shisha and features both indoor and outdoor seating options. It is one of the best places for dinner, due to its breath-taking décor

Nightlife options near The Gate include:

  • Iris Dubai (2 minutes away)
  • Churchill Club (3 minutes away)
  • Luna Sky Bar at Four Season Hotel (2 minutes away)

As the area is the major financial hub of Dubai, multiple bars are available in this community. Luna Sky Bar at Four Season Hotel is popular in the districtdue to the magnificent views that it offers. It provides a cosy atmosphere to its visitors. For more options, you may check out Churchill Club and Iris Dubai, located just 3 and 2 minutes away. 


Some of the buildings near The Gate are:

  • Index Tower
  • Park Towers
  • Central Park Towers

Developed by Union Properties, Index Tower is a mixed-use building, located 4 minutes away from The Gate. This high-rise building consists of 80 floors in total. 25 floors of this building are dedicated to offices which the rest consist of 520 residential options, which include 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units

A mixed-use complex is located near The Gate consisting of two towers. Park Towers, developed by DAMAC Properties, has two 49-storey towers, each 120 metres high. This project features studio apartments and 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments, along with office and retail units. It is located 4 minutes away from The Gate. 

Another mixed-use complex, located 3 minutes away from The Gate is Central Park Towers. Built by Dubai Properties Group and Deyaar Development, it consists of a 45-storey commercial building and a 47-storey residential tower. The residential tower comprises studio apartments and 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. Residents can also find 3, 4 and 5-bedroom penthouses, which are also available in duplex and triplex configurations. There are about 400 residential units in this complex. 


The Gate is an iconic building, serving as a gateway to the financial district of Dubai. Shops for sale in The Gate are quite popular among the investors in this district. It is located at an ideal location where the Financial Centre Metro Station is located just a few minutes away. Due to the area being a business hub, it tends to get busy during rush hours. Therefore, it is recommended to use traffic apps to avoid getting stuck in traffic.

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