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Your community guide to the top properties in Jebel Ali

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Author, Wasl

26/11/2023, 7 Minutes Read


Jebel Ali is one of the oldest communities in Dubai. It offers mixed-use development across commercial, industrial, trading, entertainment and residential areas. It is home to Jebel Ali Port, a key logistics hub, which is home to more than 7,000 trade and logistics companies, and contributes significantly to Dubai’s GDP.

What is Jebel Ali known for?

Jebel Ali has rapidly become one of the most noteworthy neighbourhoods in Dubai – known for mega projects in entertainment, hospitality, transport and logistics.


Is Jebel Ali a good place to stay?

Jebel Ali is one of the most sought-after areas to live in Dubai South, with good connectivity to schools, hospitals and community centres. It also offers competitive housing – whether apartments, townhouses or independent villas. From a real estate perspective, Jebel Ali offers a fantastic lifestyle and easy access to the top business centres, entertainment hubs, places of worship, and transport networks in the city. Families prefer this neighbourhood because of its landscaped spaces, recreational areas and competitive real estate investment opportunities.


Which metro is closest to Jebel Ali?

Jebel Ali has easy connectivity to several metro stations; however, Ibn Battuta Metro Station is the closest. For JAFZA (Jebel Ali Freezone Area), the closest metro is Danube Metro Station. Jebel Ali is easily accessible via Sheikh Zayed Road. Given these benefits, this community has become an attractive proposition for tenants and buyers in recent years.

What is Jebel Ali best known for?

Jebel Ali is best known for being a free-trade zone. It was set up in the 1980s to stimulate investment in the fields of manufacturing, and cement production. Not many are aware, but Jebel Ali was once a small village but it rapidly became known as one of the busiest ports in the world. Today, in addition to being the home of Jebel Ali Port, it is known for mega projects, like Expo City Dubai and the Al Maktoum International Airport.

Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1

Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1 is a well-known commercial area that is home to manufacturing companies, warehousesand residential buildings. It offers good connections to the city and key roads into and out of the Emirate. Jebel Ali Industrial 1 is also known for affordable housing, making it a popular neighbourhood for families.


Jebel Ali Industrial Area 3

Jebel Ali Industrial Area 3 is a key commercial and residential hub that is well-connected to arterial roads, like Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Sheikh Zayed Road. It offers easy access to supermarkets, shopping malls, schools, hospitals, and places of worship. It also offers affordable apartments to buy as well as to rent.


State-of-the-art housing with amenities at Wasl Gate

Wasl has been developing projects in Jebel Ali to meet the burgeoning market demand since 2018. Wasl Gate is a 1.13 million square-metre master development that features approximately 7,000 residential units. It also offers hospitality, community, leisure, and entertainment and amenities, like restaurants and cafes, a central park, a dog park, water features, and kids’ play areas. The development also features Festival Plaza Mall and the IKEA store.

It is no surprise that Wasl Gate is one of the most sought-after places to live, work and visit. The project was developed in several phases, one of them being Gardenia Townhouses. The project is very popular with families because it offers spacious 3 and 4-bedroom townhouses, lush outdoor areas and an exclusive community club for residents. Tenants can also enjoy amenities like a swimming pools, gym and kids play area.

Wasl launched Gardenia Townhouses II to cater to strong demand from investors, along with The Nook 1 Nook 1 offers contemporary, homely 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments with all amenities, including a pool, state-of-the-art gym, kids’ play area, and lush landscaping.

To find out how you can rent or buy your dream Dubai home in Jebel Ali, get in touch with Wasl.