When you are moving to a new city or simply moving houses, finding a suitable accommodation can appear a daunting task. Considerations like budget, location, apartment size, commute times and facilities often leave one desperate for help. So if you are panicking already, we suggest you consider renting one of the most affordable studio units in Dubai, with the help of our data driven guide below. You’ll save up on rental costs without sacrificing much of the benefits.
A suburban locality extremely popular with tenants, International City offered studio apartment rentals at the cheapest rates in Q1 2017. With rents averaging AED 33,000 in Q1, International City made for an ideal budget locality for tenants in Dubai. The area is well connected to other parts of the city via several main roads and various bus routes. Getting to Business Bay takes 20 minutes by car and an hour and 15 minutes via public transport. The area has a number of open green spaces, mosques, grocery outlets and eateries. For a more exclusive retail experience, residents can head to the Dragon Mart that is a really short walk away.
The area is the traditional commercial hub of the city and one of the truly central localities. Accessibility via Dubai metro, buses and dhows make travel to and from the city as easy as it gets. It is also very close to the emirates of Sharjah and Ajman. The buildings here may be older, but facilities like schools, hospitals, commercial centres and restaurants more than make up for it. On average, studio apartments in Deira cost AED 36,000 to rent in Q1 2017.
IMPZ lies in the southern suburbs of the city and is a peaceful community that is easy to access. Studio units in IMPZ offer great value for money due to their relative newness, amenities and build quality. The area lies next to several popular communities, so options like sports arenas, restaurants and entertainment avenues are always approachable. An average studio apartment in IMPZ cost AED 41,000 to rent for in Q1.
Tucked away in the quiet western strip of the city, Dubailand has gained immense popularity in the past few years. Offering a fresh stock of units that are high on facilities and luxuries, Dubailand is an affordable yet popular locality. It has a number of outdoor areas, is easy to access and is destined to become a complete lifestyle destination. Besides, there are a number of entertainment facilities planned for Dubailand that will turn it into a leisure and amusement hub in the future. These plans might jack up the popularity and prices of apartments in the area. But for now, an average studio unit cost AED 42,000 to rent in Q1.
Dubai Silicon Oasis
Dubai Silicon Oasis is a peaceful residential haven nestled away from the crowds and traffic of the city. Situated in the rapidly developing western strip of the emirate, the locality provides a green and serene environment. It has an abundance of green spaces, high quality apartments and highly maintained premises that is a delight to behold. Facilities like parks, commercial areas, spas, pools and healthcare institutes are readily available. A studio apartment in this sought-after community cost AED 42,000 per annum, per Q1 2017 stats.