Moving to Dubai 2019: the city's most in-demand areas

These are Dubai's 10 most popular neighbourhoods

Moving to Dubai 2019: the city's most in-demand areas

If you're looking to move to Dubai, or looking for somewhere new in the city, a new study revealing the top areas in town will pique your interest.

The most popular neighbourhoods have been revealed. The UAE’s online marketplace for moving, ServiceMarket, has shown the top ten places in Dubai that have seen the highest influx of residents in 2019.

Comparing data to 2018, Dubailand is still the most popular area to move to this year, showing 8.56 percent of all move-in requests through the service.

The study revealed that more recently developed suburban areas like Dubailand, along with its lower rent rates and availability of more affordable freehold properties, are seeing more attention.

It took over the top spot that was originally held by Dubai Marina and JBR back in 2017, but that doesn’t mean the destination isn’t held in high regard.

Dubai Marina and JBR follows closely behind, maintaining its position of second place with 8.34 percent, while Business Bay, DIFC, Downtown/Burj Khalifa is the third most popular neighbourhood at 7.77 percent.

High-rise communities such as Dubai Marina, JBR, and Downtown Dubai are popular due to how close in proximity new shops, restaurants and bars are.

Another suburban neighbourhood, Dubai Silicon Oasis, has seen a high rate of new residents in 2019, at 4.19 percent.

Here’s a breakdown of the top ten areas in Dubai with the highest rate of new residents in 2019:

Dubailand - 8.56%
Dubai Marina, JBR - 8.34%
Business Bay, DIFC, Downtown/Burj Khalifa - 7.77%
JVC, JVT - 7.05%
Dubai Silicon Oasis - 4.15%
Tecom (Barsha Heights), The Greens, The Views - 3.87%
JLT - 3.83%
Dubai Motor City, Sports City - 3.39%
Palm Jumeirah - 3.28%
Al Nahda - 3.04%

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