The Matrix, Dubai Sports City

The Matrix, Dubai Sports City


About Matrix Tower, Sports City

Developed by The First Group, The Matrix is an iconic residential tower in Dubai Sports City. This highly sought-after destination is popular among sports enthusiasts. Dubai Sports City is home to the ICC headquarters, Dubai International Stadium, Spanish Soccer Schools, Rugby Park and the Els Club Golf Course. The community offers a mix of residential, retail and commercial facilities. One can find townhouses, mid-rise apartment buildings and villas in DSC.

Matrix Tower, Dubai Sports City is a high-rise residential tower operational since November 2014. It is a freehold property featuring 34 floors above ground, a ground floor, a mezzanine floor and three podiums. The basement is reserved for parking. The Matrix caught the attention of the CNBC Property Awards; it was recognised as the Best Residential Architecture. The Matrix has 381 apartments in studio, 1-bed and 2-bed configurations.

street view of Dubai Sports City
Street view from The Matrix

Key amenities such as the rooftop swimming pool, the health club and the state-of-the-art gymnasium make it an exciting living destination. Residents enjoy quick access to popular sports academies, restaurants, shops and cafes in Dubai Sports City.


  • High-rise residential tower
  • 34 floors above ground
  • 381 apartments
  • Located in Dubai Sports City
  • Developed by The First Group
  • Luxurious and contemporary design
  • The winner of the CNBC International Property Award for Best Residential Architecture
  • Offers studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments
  • Panoramic views of the Els Club Golf Course
  • Close to Motor City and Jumeirah Golf Estates


Facilities in Matrix Tower, Sports City


Residents can use the basement parking in The Matrix. Guests can park their vehicles on the street outside the building.

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Cars parked outside the building


Fast-moving elevators in The Matrix allow easy access to the higher floors of the building.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The building has surveillance cameras and security guards. For added security, residents get a high-tech smart card to unlock their apartment door. Electricity and water services are provided by DEWA. Depending on the tenancy contract, some tenants will have chiller charges covered. The district cooling supplier for The Matrix is Emicool.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There is a health club along with a state-of-the-art gym in The Matrix to help residents stay in shape. This building also has a stunning swimming pool with sundeck. Sauna and Jacuzzi can help residents relax and de-stress.

Lifestyle Amenities

There's a kid’s play area to entertain the little ones. Moreover, one can find a cafeteria, a playground for children and landscaped garden for adults.

Concierge and Guest Services 

The building offers waste disposal, pest control, landscaping and cleaning services. The 24-hour reception service is available for assistance. There is a spacious lobby for visitors and guests. Intercom, cable TV/ satellite and broadband internet services are also available.

The Matrix Floor Plans 

  • Studio apartments in The Matrix consist of five different unit types
  • 1-bedroom apartments in The Matrix consist of six different unit types

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans. You can easily find the unit type and bed-type you're interested in by browsing The Matrix floor plans.

Apartment Types in Matrix Tower, Sports City

Dubai Sports City is ideally built around five sports venues that host international tournaments. The apartments in Dubai Sports City come in a variety of configurations. Rents for Dubai Sports City apartments are affordable compared to other buildings. Some apartments for sale in Dubai Sports City come with a hefty price tag; however, the prime location justifies the cost.

The Matrix is an architectural masterpiece that offers studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments. Each residential unit has exquisite furnishing, floor-to-ceiling windows and unique shaped balconies with stunning views of the Dubai Cricket Stadium and the Els Club Golf Course.

Studio Apartments in The Matrix

Studio flats in the Matrix have covered areas ranging from 581 sq. ft. to 900 sq. ft. Each unit includes a built-in wardrobe, kitchen, bathroom and a dining area. These furnished studio apartments offer an amazing view from the balcony.

1-Bedroom Apartments in The Matrix

Covered areas for 1-bedroom flats in The Matrix range from 793 sq. ft. to 1,300 sq. ft. Each unit features a master bedroom with one or two bathrooms, a spacious living room, a kitchen and a dining area.

2-Bedroom Apartments in The Matrix

2-bedroom apartments in the Matrix are spacious units with floor-to-ceiling windows offering wonderful views of the Golf course. These apartments also have a spacious living room.

Most Popular Apartment Types in The Matrix

  • Studio
  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
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Based on searches conducted by users on over the past 6 months

Studios are the most popular apartments in Matrix Tower, Dubai. The 1-bedroom flats are second most popular apartment types followed by 2-bedroom apartments.

Rental Trends in Matrix Tower, Sports City

Those who want to rent apartments in The Matrix can expect to spend anywhere from AED 40k to AED 62k.

Post-dated cheques are normally required for an annual lease. The number of cheques demanded by landlords depends on the agreement.

Sale Trends in Matrix Tower, Sports City

Those looking to buy apartments in The Matrix will find them affordable. The sale prices of these apartments vary depending on their size and amenities.

Buying apartments in the tower is ideal for those looking for Dubai Sports City apartments for sale.

Rental Yield in The Matrix

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

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

Studio apartments in The Matrix have the highest ROI. On the other hand, 1-bedroom apartments get the second place.

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These are the service charges for The Matrix* as per the Dubai Land Department. You can read more about Dubai service charges index if you are interested in buying property in Dubai.

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


Transportation near The Matrix

Modes of public transportation near The Matrix include bus and metro.

Bus Stations near The Matrix

Bus stations near Matrix Tower, Dubai such as Sports City, Victory Heights East Gate 1, Sports City, Victory Heights East Gate 2, Sports City, Dubai Cricket Stadium 1, Sports City, Dubai Cricket Stadium 2, Sport City, Arena Tower are less than a 4-minute drive away.

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Sports City, Victory Heights East Gate Bus Stop

Metro Stations near The Matrix

Mall of the Emirates Metro Station, First Abu Dhabi Bank Metro Station, DMCC Metro Station and DAMAC Properties Metro Station are approximately a 15-minute drive away from The Matrix.

Restaurants near The Matrix

There are several restaurants near The Matrix, Dubai Sports City including

  • Jack’s Plaice
  • Reddy Roast
  • Copper Kettle Restaurant - Sports City

Jack’s Plaice serves British cuisine. You can try Cod, Burgers, Pie and Fish. It is located on the ground floor of Venetian Building Promenade, Canal West Residence. Another British restaurant in the vicinity is Reddy Roast. Must-try dishes include Roasted Lamb, Mushroom Pie, Jacked Potato, Sweet Potato Fries and Pudding. Those looking for Pakistani food can find Copper Kettle Restaurant. You can indulge in the delightful Masala Paneer, Butter Chicken, Biryani, Cheese Naan, Gulab Jamun and Sooji Halwa. These restaurants are a 5-minute drive from the residential tower.

Other nearby restaurants include The Kebab Shop, Pizza Italian Restaurant, Pulcinella Restaurant, Nathalie's, Kickers Sports Bar and 261.

Supermarkets near The Matrix

Some prominent supermarkets near The Matrix are:

  • Carrefour City
  • Al Maya Supermarket

CarrefourCity and Al Maya Supermarket located in Dubai Sports City are a 4 to 5-minute drive from the building.

Carrefour City

Other supermarkets in the neighbouring community of Motor City are Blue Mart Supermarket- Motor City and Carrefour Motor City. These are 7 to 8 minutes away.


There are several apartment buildings within the vicinity. These include:

  • Oasis Tower
  • Elite 6 Sports Residence
  • Elite 3 Sports Residence
  • Red Residence
  • Eagle Heights Tower

These buildings are less than a 5-minute drive. Other buildings in the vicinity are Elite Sports Residence 2 and Elite Sports Residence 4.

Major Landmarks

The major landmarks near Matrix Tower, Dubai Sports City include:

  • Dubai International Stadium
  • Balloon Adventures Dubai

Dubai International Stadium with a capacity of 25,000 spectators is one of the most iconic sports stadiums in Dubai. It is an 8-minute drive away. If you are looking for hot-air balloon rides, you can find Balloon Adventures Dubai at a 7-minute drive from The Matrix.


The Matrix is highly popular among sports enthusiasts. It offers a luxurious living experience to residents with state-of-the-art sports facilities in the vicinity. Being close to Dubai International Stadium can make nearby roads congested. Heavy traffic and guest parking might become an issue during international sports events.

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