Buying Properties in Al Kifaf

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Author, Wasl

26/11/2023, 7 Minutes Read

Bordered on the north by Al Jafiliya and Al Karama, Al Kifaf has Zabeel on the south and Oud Metha on the east. A recent report by real estate website reveals that Al Kifaf is one of the most popular areas for buying apartments in Bur Dubai. The report, based on searches on the site for the last 12 months, shows that Al Kifaf ranks first with a whopping 92.4% of all searches.

Al Kifaf location

If you are looking for a great place to live in Dubai, Al Kifaf ticks all the boxes. The area is well-connected, offers a variety of amenities, and is home to several Wasl projects. It also has a strategic location, and residents can enjoy a lively lifestyle, with close proximity to recreational facilities. The area also offers easy access to schools and malls such as Burjuman and Wafi Mall. 

Al Kifaf is also home to tourist hotspots such as Dubai Frame and Zabeel Park. Well serviced by at least two Dubai Metro stations, Al Kifaf is an ideal choice for people looking for well-priced homes in one of Dubai’s best residential areas close to metro lines. 

Al Kifaf location

Apartments in Al Kifaf range in size from studios to four-bedrooms and penthouses. Expats and investors are lining up for Wasl’s projects in the area, which offer quality and affordability with attractive payment plans for interested buyers. 

Types of properties available

Wasl1 master development

Wasl1 is an iconic parkside freehold master development from Wasl in the heart of Dubai. It offers spacious residences and luxurious amenities in an enviable location. Wasl 1 includes projects like Park View Residences, Park Gate and 1 Residence, each with a distinct identity. Park Views Residences offers a blend of luxury and convenience, with stunning views of Za’abeel Park across beautifully designed one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. Park Gate Residences straddles old and new Dubai with well-appointed one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. Meanwhile, 1 Residences is an exquisite freehold development featuring a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom duplexes.

Wasl1 consists of 13 multi-purpose towers, constituting around 3,000 residential units, 1,000 parking lots, and 25,000 square feet of retail space. The master project, spanning a vast area of 1.3 million square feet, will include a state-of-the-art hotel, retail spaces, and hospitality amenities. It will also host entertainment facilities, food corners and cafes, making it a unique community in the heart of the city.


If you are looking for a great place to buy an apartment in Dubai, Al Kifaf has excellent investment potential. Real estate prices in Al Kifaf vary depending on the size of the apartment, but the average price is about AED 2.55 million. 

For example, 1 Residences has one-bedroom units at a starting price of AED 1.7 million, two-bedroom units at a starting price of AED 2.4 million, and three-bedroom starting at AED 4.2 million offering a one-year post-handover payment plan for selected three-bedroom units.

Meanwhile, Park View Residences offers stylish one-, two- and three-bedroom homes, with one-bedroom units starting at AED 1.38 million, two-bedroom units starting at AED 1.8 million, and three-bedroom units starting at AED 3 million onward. Payment plans are split into 5% down payment, 55% during construction and 40% on handover.

How to get there

A gateway between Old and New Dubai, Al Kifaf is a strategically located area near major road networks in Dubai, making it easy for residents to access amenities such as schools, malls, and mosques. The area is also well serviced by two Dubai Metro stations.

How to get there

Nearby areas

Al Kifaf is a triangular shaped area, bounded on the southwest by Trade Centre Roundabout and the Al Karama Interchange on the southeast. 

Al Kifaf’s proximity to key locations ensures that residents can move around the city with absolute ease. The most desirable community in Al Kifaf, wasl1 offers easy pedestrian access to the metro station and transportation lines ensures you are never too far from any destination. wasl1 offers direct access to city center locations: DXB Airport, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Rashid Road, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, DIFC, Trade Center District, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Mall and The Beach. 

Zabeel Park covers much of Al Kifaf, while several prominent buildings are located along route D 88 (Trade Centre Road), which forms Al Kifaf's western periphery. Etisalat Tower 2, one of Etisalat's many offices in Dubai, is located in Al Kifaf.