Jumeirah Lake Towers – or JLT, as it is known, is one of the most in-demand communities for rentals in New Dubai. Our reports show that JLT often comes second in terms of our users’ interest in renting in Dubai - just below its neighbouring community Dubai Marina. In fact, Jumeirah Lake Towers is very comparable to the Marina in terms of location, connectivity and amenities. At the same, rents in JLT are comparatively lower which makes it many expats’ preferred choice.
Accessibility and Commute Times to/from Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) - Many Dubai’s offices are based in JLT. If you happen to be working there yourself, renting in JLT will save you a lot of time and money in the long run. But even if your company is based elsewhere, JLT is serviced by not one but two metro stations (Jumeirah Lake Towers and Damac Properties) so you can commute to anywhere from Dubai International Airport to Jebel Ali Free Zone. For renters who drive, JLT is close to Dubai’s longest road, the Sheikh Zayed Rd, as well as popular business epicentres, such as Dubai Marina, Media City and Internet City, Knowledge Village, and more.
Apartments in Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) - There is a broad range of apartments to rent in JLT. The community has approximately 80 buildings divided into 26 clusters named after the letters of the alphabet (‘A’ being on Jebel Ali’s Side and ‘Z’ on Rashadiya’s). Interior wise, the buildings offer studios, 1 bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom apartments for singletons, families and couples. You can find all kinds of furnished, unfurnished or serviced apartments in JLT. Most rentals feature swimming pools, gyms, saunas, steam rooms and 24-hour security. The towers in JLT are 35-45 floors high so some rentals feature spectacular views of the neighbouring Dubai Marina. Exterior wise, Jumeirah Lake Towers is all about beautiful man-made lakes and a network of footpaths. Therefore, leasing in JLT means that you can go out for strolls, rollerblading, walking your dog, cycling or jogging anytime you want. Unlike many areas of Dubai, JLT is both pedestrian-friendly and pet-friendly.
Lifestyle and Community in Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) - There are various shops spread across JLT, such as Spinney’s, Carrefour, Zoom Market, Park N Shop, and others. The locality is close to three major Dubai malls: Dubai Marina Mall (9 minutes), Ibn Battuta (11 minutes) and Mall of the Emirates (just four stops from the Jumeirah Lake Towers stop on Dubai Metro). The proximity to several shopping centres makes residing in JLT very convenient. For those of you with children looking to rent in Dubai, JLT is a family friendly area, since there are several pre-school options, such as Rainbow Valley Nursery, Mosaic Nursery and Dewdrops nearby. There are four children’s play areas scattered across Jumeirah Lake Towers as well. You are sure to find like-minded friendly neighbours because of JLT's large expat population. Finally, a lake in Cluster Q has been made-over into one additional patch of greenery for sports activities.
Added Value in Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) - If you are into sports, Sportsmania JLT is equipped with facilities for football, beach soccer, beach volleyball, basketball, handball and tennis. Golf fans can sign up for practice at either of the two first-rate golf courses in proximity– The Emirates Golf Course or the Montgomerie. On the other side of the spectrum, JLT’s beautiful man-made lakes are lined with cafes throughout, as well as a wide range of restaurants serving international food. The two hotels in the area Mövenpick and Bonnington both host hugely popular licensed venues, such as the Urban Bar & Kitchen and The McGettigan’s Irish Pub. All in all, you will not regret signing a rental agreement on an apartment in JLT.