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Dubai Investments Park Area Guide

Your guide to a mixed-use district that transformed from an industrial site to a modern, residential community

Posted on

28 November 2019

Last updated on 5 January 2020
Dubai Investments Park Area Guide

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Explore a Dubai district that blends as a manufacturing hub and a residential community...

Spanning at 5,683 acres, the Dubai Investments Park (DIP) is a mixed commercial and residential development. Located near the manufacturing centre, the Jebel Ali Industrial Area, DIP offers a closed-space neighbourhood that combines work and life - particularly for residents who work near these zones.

DIP has begun to emerge as a clean and green residential area, ideal for families because of its community parks, schools, and open spaces. While the area is between 20 to 35 minutes away by car from other major points in Dubai, there has been a gradual increase in amenities for residents' convenience. Public buses also run through the neighbourhood, connecting workers and residents to the nearest Dubai metro station.

To expand more on this community, we've compiled your guide to Dubai Investments Park with handy information from the average rent costs, what amenities are available in DIP, noise levels, and more...

Where is Dubai Investments Park in Dubai?

Public transport in Dubai Investments Park

Plenty of RTA public buses run through DIP along with feeder buses that links commuters to the nearest Dubai metro stations - Mall of the Emirates station and Sharaf DG station.

RTA taxis can be found near major office buildings, but should a taxi be difficult to spot or hail, services such as Uber and Careem are popular public transportation options.

Commute times by car from Dubai Investments Park

  • to Al Maktoum International Airport: 26 minutes
  • to Dubai International Airport: 35 minutes
  • to Dubai Production City: 13 minutes
  • to Dubai Marina: 21 minutes
  • to Academic City: 20 minutes
  • to Al Quoz: 24 minutes
  • to Downtown Dubai: 30 minutes

Amenities and facilities in Dubai Investments Park

If you're a Dubai Investments Park resident or you're new to the area, here are the amenities and facilities you'll find nearby.

  • Supermarkets and small grocery shops, including Carrefour.
  • Restaurants and cafes such as Shakespeare & Co. and Papa Murphy's Pizza.
  • Community parks.
  • Schools from kindergarten to high school.
  • A community shopping mall.
  • Clinics, other health centres, and pharmacies.
  • An ENOC petrol station.
  • Mosques

For education, Dubai Investments Park is home to several schools that will fit any student's age from toddlers to teenagers. The schools teach in a range of curriculums such as the UK National, Canadian, and SABIS aspect. Other learning institutions can also be found in the neighbouring districts. To find the most suitable one for your child and family lifestyle, you can browse through our dedicated guide to schools in Dubai.

For health clinics, you can find a selection of health centres in Dubai Investments Park from hospitals to polyclinics. You can also check out our directory of clinics to find the ideal option for your needs.

For those who follow the Islamic faith, DIP has several mosques, most of which are located near Dunes Village.

Dubai Investments Park amenities

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What's life like in Dubai Investments Park?

Many UAE residents aspire to live near where they work, and even better - live and work in the same area. Doing so enables less traffic in the rush hour to work and home, less money spent on gas, and because of the cut down on travel time, they'll be able to give more time for themselves, for friends, and for family.

Dubai Investments Park does just that - for workers who want to reduce the stress of traveling to work, DIP offers a range of modern homes and an abundance of amenities and facilities to make your lifestyle a simple, tranquil, and convenient one.

Daily needs such as groceries are met with the various supermarkets in DIP, including Choithrams, Carrefour, and Park n Shop. There's also plenty of dining options in the area offering dine-in, delivery, and takeaway services with all sorts of cuisines.

Keeping fit is quite easier in Dubai Investments Park as residents enjoy the parks and jogging routes by the lake. You might often see a pet-owner out for their daily walk with their dog.

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Dubai Investments Park by day

During the morning, both the industrial and residential parts of DIP becomes rife with activity as people make their way to work, schools, errands, etc. In the late morning until the afternoon, the residences become peaceful as the children are either at home or in school, and the parents are away at work.

DIP itself not a major tourist spot and does not have much to offer in terms of entertainment and leisure, so the area does not get busy or crowded.

Dubai Investments Park by night

Dubai Investments Park does not have an active nightlife, so residents typically spend their evenings at home, travel to the neighbouring communities, to spend a night out closer to the city to visit shopping centres, bars, and other amenities.

Nighttime in the residential side becomes a lot quieter, while the commercial neighbourhoods may see activity from warehouses and offices.

DIP Dubai

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Who lives in Dubai Investments Park?

  • Working expats
  • Families
  • Blue-collar workers

The majority of people who live in DIP are working expats - singles and families - who are attracted to the area's affordable rent and proximity to work and school. Other residential complexes in Dubai Investments Park are homes for labourers, with their homes located closer to the industrial side of the district.

Dubai investments park lake

Properties for rent and sale in Dubai Investments Park

Average annual rental prices for Dubai Investments Park (DIP) are as follows:

  • Studio apartment: AED 28,000
  • 1 bedroom apartment: AED 38,000
  • 2 bedroom apartment: AED 50,000
  • 3 bedroom apartment: AED 80,000
  • 4 bedroom apartment: AED 100,000
  • 4 bedroom villa: AED 150,000
  • 5 bedroom villa: AED 200,000

Average sales prices for properties in Dubai Investments Park (DIP) are as follows:

  • Studio apartment: AED 325,000
  • 1 bedroom apartment: AED 480,000
  • 2 bedroom apartment: AED 650,000
  • 3 bedroom apartment: AED 1,010,000
  • 4 bedroom villa: AED 3,000,000
  • 5 bedroom villa: AED 4,000,000
Dubai investments park green community

What are the properties like in Dubai Investments Park?

DIP blends both business and residential living with an impressive range of developments. The community features a range of premier, modern apartments and villas for residents to choose from, designed with an upscale lifestyle in mind. Some of the apartment complexes include around-the-clock security, swimming pools, and gyms. Other residential sites in DIP has landscaped gardens, small lakes, and children's playgrounds.

The residential side of Dubai Investments Park is split into several sub-communications with its own variety of home designs.

The self-contained Green Community in DIP offers the most convenience for any lifestyle, as this area was developed with lush green spaces, parks, a variety of apartments and villas, supermarket, and a community shopping mall - The Market. Overall, it's a great family-friendly place for those seeking to move with children to Dubai Investments Park.

Dubai Investments Park residences

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Parking in Dubai Investments Park

The villas in DIP usually have at least one shaded private parking spot and the apartments have their own underground or outdoor parking lots. Drivers visiting Dubai Investments Park will usually find parking near the commercial buildings, offices, and warehouses.

What are noise levels like in Dubai Investments Park?

Dubai Investments Park is fairly quiet around the residential side, with the occasional sounds of cars, children playing, and parties and celebrations.

Towards the industrial side of DIP, you'll hear the expected noises of manufacturing, vehicles - trucks and cars, and construction sounds from developments.