West Wharf, Business Bay

West Wharf, Business Bay

HIGHLIGHTS

About West Wharf

Business Bay is a bustling commercial district in Dubai. Featuring the stunning Dubai Canal, it is just a short drive from the vibrant community of Downtown Dubai. Amongst the many residential developments in Business Bay, one can spot the high-rise West Wharf tower. Boasting modern designs with a glass exterior, West Wharf has 18 floors and offers 111 ready apartments. The residential building is adjacent to the Dubai Creek allowing residents to enjoy delightful waterfront views.

Standing 72 metres tall, West Wharf is a project of Corporate Finance House. Designed by the award-winning architect Hazel Wong, the exterior is unique and sleek, which gives it a contemporary appearance. Housing luxurious penthouses, apartments and townhouses, the residential building has several options to offer to both tenants and homeowners. The glassy tower is set in a premium location benefiting residents with a plethora of facilities, restaurants and leisure spots within close vicinity. 

In a Nutshell

  • Enjoys a prime location in Business Bay
  • An 18-storey residential building
  • Furnished apartments and penthouses
  • Townhouses are available on the podium level
  • Offers world-class amenities to residents
  • In proximity to Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall
  • Residents enjoy views of Dubai Creek and the skyline
  • Restaurants and other retail options are located on the ground floor
  • Ample parking space for the residents 
  • Easy access to public transport

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in West Wharf

Parking

The three levels of underground parking in West Wharf Tower have 164 parking spaces. For visitors, additional parking spaces are provided outside the building. 

Elevators

There are three high-speed elevators in West Wharf Tower, along with a couple of service elevators. 

Security, Central Air Conditioning, Maintenance Services

24-hour security is provided in the tower to ensure the safety of residents. The district cooling supplier is Empower. Emergency generators are also installed in West Wharf Tower. 

Gym and Fitness Facilities

Fitness facilities include a fully equipped gym in West Wharf Tower. One can also find a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi on Level Two in the residential tower.

Lifestyle Amenities

As for lifestyle amenities, you will find a kid’s playing area, a garden and a cafeteria

Concierge and Guest Services

Residents of West Wharf Tower are also facilitated with concierge services. 

Pet-Friendly

Pets are allowed within the building.

West Wharf Floor Plans

  • Studio apartments in West Wharf consist of seven different unit types
  • 1-bedroom apartments in West Wharf consist of eight different unit types
  • 3-bedroom apartments in West Wharf consist of one unit type
  • 3-bedroom penthouses in West Wharf consist of one unit type
  • 3-bedroom townhouses in West Wharf consist of five different unit types
  • 4-bedroom penthouses in West Wharf consist of three different unit types

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans on the website. You can easily find the unit type and bed type you’re interested in by browsing West Wharf floor plans.

Apartment Types in West Wharf

Residential units in West Wharf Tower include studios to 3-bedroom apartments as well as 4-bedroom penthouses. 3-bedroom townhouses are available on the podium level of the residential tower. Each lavish unit is anchored with floor-to-ceiling windows, so gorgeous views of the Dubai Creek welcome you each time you enter your apartment.

Studio Apartments in West Wharf

With covered areas ranging from 600 sq. ft. and 819 sq. ft., studio apartments in West Wharf Tower are elegantly constructed. The larger studios in the tower come with balconies as well. The apartments also have a fully equipped kitchen and one bathroom

1-bedroom Apartments in West Wharf

1-bedroom apartments in West Wharf Tower have covered areas ranging from 631 sq. ft. to 1,179 sq. ft. The floor plan of the apartments provides the residents with spacious rooms. Thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows, ample natural light enters the unit to brighten the apartment. You can also find 1-bedroom duplexes in the building as well, covering 1,381 sq. ft. of space. 

2-bedroom Apartments in West Wharf

Moving on, spacious 2-bedroom apartments in West Wharf Tower have covered areas ranging from 1,449 sq. ft. to 2,351 sq. ft. These units include a maid’s room, furnished kitchens, four bathrooms and spacious balconies. Residents may also get more than one parking space.

 3-bedroom Apartments in West Wharf

Those looking for larger apartments can opt for 3-bedroom apartments in West Wharf Tower. The residential units are quite spacious, with covered areas from 1,800 sq. ft. to 3,705 sq. ft. These units can have a maximum of five bathrooms.

Penthouses in West Wharf

Penthouses in West Wharf Tower Business Bay are found in 3 and 4-bedroom configurations. Luxuriously constructed, the ultra-spacious units have high-end finishings with an added benefit of the stunning skyline views through the windows and balconies. These units have five bathrooms.

Most Popular Apartment Types in West Wharf

  • Studio
  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 60%
  • 80%100%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

In West Wharf Tower, the most popular apartment types are the 3-bedroom units. With just a fractional difference, next on the list are studio apartments. 1-bedroom flats get the third spot while 2-bed flats are the least popular apartment types in the building.  

Rental Trends in West Wharf

The price tags for rental flats in West Wharf Tower are a bit high, but that is due to the building’s location and the amenities on offer.

  • Studios for rent in West Wharf average at AED 65k per year 
  • Renting 1-bedroom units in West Wharf Tower can cost AED 70k to AED 80k per annum, depending on the unit configuration. 
  • One can rent a 2-bed apartment for AED 110k per year
  • For 3-bedroom flats in West Wharf Tower, rental prices go up to AED 130 k per year 

Tenants can pay their annual lease via cheques. The number of cheques may vary from two to 12, depending on your rental lease. Units in West Wharf are a good choice if you’re searching for apartments for rent in Business Bay.

Sales Trends in West Wharf

Flats for sale in West Wharf Tower are expensive but are a lucrative long-term investment. Pricing details for these apartments are as follows:

  • Prices for studios range from AED 900k to AED 950k 
  • 1-bedroom flats for sale in West Wharf Tower will cost AED 890k to AED 1M 
  • Sales prices for 2-bedroom flats average at AED 2M. 
  • For 3-bedroom flats, one can shell out AED 3.9M to 5.5M

Like other apartments for sale in Business Bay, West Wharf apartments garner plenty of attention.

Rental Yield in West Wharf

  • Studio
  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 2%
  • 4%
  • 6%
  • 8%10%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

The return on investment (ROI) is the highest for studio apartments in West Wharf Tower, which is a whopping 7.1%. For the 1-bedroom apartment, the calculated ROI is 6.7% while for 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments, the return on investment is 5.2% and 5.4%, respectively.

Service Charges in West Wharf

General Fund
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
General Fund
Services
General upkeep of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
2.82
General Fund
Maintenance
General repairs and replacements
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
4.59
General Fund
Utilities Services
Charges for using DEWA/district cooling facilities and meters
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
9.11
General Fund
Management Services
Owner’s association charges for managing the property
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
1.54
General Fund
Insurance
Charge for the insurance of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
1.25
General Fund
Master Community
Fees for communal facilities in the neighbourhood
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
0.71
General Fund
Adjustment
The difference between the estimated amount charged the previous year vs the actual amount spent
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
1.13
General Fund
Reserved Fund
Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
0.43
General Fund
Total
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
21.58

These are the services charges for West Wharf Tower* as per the Dubai Land Department. You can read more about Dubai service charges if you are interested in buying a property in Dubai.

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

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near West Wharf

Public transportation near West Wharf Tower, Business Bay includes metro and buses. 

Bus Stations near West Wharf

The closest bus stop for residents in West Wharf Tower Dubai is XL Tower 2 which is a 2-minute walk from the building. Moreover, Volante Dubai Tower – 01 and Volante Dubai Tower – 02 take 10 minutes to reach on foot. Bus stops of Clover Bay Tower 2 and East Height Towers can be reached within 20 minutes on foot. 

Metro Stations near West Wharf

Residents can easily reach the Business Bay Metro Station within 10 minutes.

Business Bay Metro Station
Business Bay Metro Station

Restaurants near West Wharf

There are several restaurants near West Wharf Tower for the convenience of residents. There are options within the building as well as the surrounding areas. Top choices include:

  • Knoon and Nauri Café
  • Barista’s Corner
  • Matto

West Wharf, Business Bay features two restaurants in the building, Knoon and Nurai Café. Serving delicious Lebanese cuisine, the eateries are known for offer food enriched with authentic flavours. When in the mood for a rich cup of coffee, the residents can walk over to Barista’s Corner. The coffee house is located in the adjacent Canal Central Hotel, which can be reached within 2 minutes on foot. Apart from these, Middle Eastern restaurant Mama’esh is one and a half km away and the famous Italian Restaurant, Matto, is a 13-minute walk from the building. 

Supermarkets near West Wharf

Moving on, last-minute grocery shopping is not an issue thanks to the many supermarkets near West Wharf Tower. Popular options include:

  • West Zone
  • Happy Mini Mart
  • ZOOM

Located along Al Abraj Street, West Zone Supermarket is at a 7-minute walking distance from West Wharf. Moreover, Happy Mini Mart is a 13-minute walk. Supermarkets such as F Mart, Zoom and Al Maya Supermarket are also located 1 to 2 km away. 

Nearby Buildings

These apartment buildings are approximately 4 minutes away from West Wharf Tower.

Major Landmarks

Many popular landmarks are a short distance away from West Wharf Tower.

Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa, Dubai’s most iconic and recognizable structure

Downtown Dubai is 10 minutes from West Wharf, Business Bay. Home to The Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain and the magnificent Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai is where the city comes alive. 

Things to Consider

Residents in West Wharf, Business Bay enjoy world-class facilities. The premium location allows residents to commute to the major areas of Dubai with convenience. However, traffic congestion in the neighbourhood can become problematic at times.

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