Uptown Dubai

Uptown Dubai

Uptown Dubai

Features & amenities




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Key features of Uptown Dubai

Uptown Dubai, formerly known as Burj 2020, is a new district within the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) zone not far from Jumeirah Lakes Towers. It will encompass over 10 million square feet of premium commercial and residential spaces. 

Construction of the first phase, covering two million square feet, commenced in September 2017. Residential properties in Uptown Dubai became available for off-plan sales in the first quarter of 2018.

Uptown will feature not only luxurious units but also high-end commercial spaces, creating a top-tier infrastructure for living and business purposes.

The architecture

The architectural consultant for the Uptown Dubai project is Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo, a firm responsible for creating numerous luxurious hotels and resorts worldwide, including the Four Seasons Dubai Jumeirah Beach hotel.

The Uptown Dubai district will comprise four individual buildings, each possessing its own characteristics:

  • Burj 2020 (planned)
  • Mercer House (planned)
  • Uptown Dubai Phase 2 (planned)
  • Uptown Tower (completed)

Uptown Tower stands as a significant element in this area for its unique design. Each of the planned buildings will add distinct features to the architectural landscape of Uptown Dubai, blending luxury with functionality.

Target audience

The Uptown district is an attractive living space for various groups of people who value comfort, luxury, and proximity to the city's iconic areas. 

It is appealing to:

  • families seeking high-quality living conditions, educational opportunities for children, and recreational amenities;
  • businessmen aiming for quick access to business centers and infrastructure for work;
  • investors looking for promising real estate properties or commercial opportunities.

Daily life at Uptown Dubai

Life in the Uptown district is vibrant and comfortable, offering numerous amenities and leisure opportunities.

In July 2018, the world's largest puzzle was unveiled at DMCC, marking a significant event in the area, showcasing its innovative approach and creative potential among its residents.

JLT Park is conveniently located only 1.7 km away from Uptown Dubai, easily accessible for premises to enjoy outdoor activities.

Moreover, the area promises the construction of many retail stores, cafes, and restaurants, creating spaces for shopping, socializing with friends, and family gatherings.

Uptown Dubai also hosts several schools, including Emirates International School Meadows, situated just 1.7 km away, and Dubai British School Jumeirah Park, a mere 2.7 km away.

Transport accessibility

Due to its convenient location, Uptown provides easy access to key points within the city and its surroundings.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is approximately a 25-minute drive by car, while the new Al Maktoum Airport is roughly a 30-minute drive away.

Residents also have quick access to neighboring areas like Jumeirah Islands (1.2 km), Jumeirah Lake Towers (1.2 km), and Dubai Marina (2 km).

Attractions around the area

Residents of Uptown Dubai can easily reach numerous renowned attractions by car. Around Uptown, you will discover: 

  • Palm Jumeirah (a 14-minute drive) – a palm-shaped island captivates with its elegance, boasting an array of luxurious hotels, restaurants, and beaches, making it a popular leisure and entertainment destination.
  • Burj Al Arab (a 9-minute drive) – renowned globally for its exceptional architecture and top-notch service, this hotel stands out as a unique and essential destination to visit.
  • The Walk, JBR promenade (located 2.1 km away) – here, one can relish beachside walks, indulge in shopping, or explore restaurants with international culinary delights.

Types of real estate at Uptown Dubai

There are many available apartments in Uptown District, ranging from one-bedroom to three-bedroom units, each offering contemporary design fused with top-notch living amenities.

Furthermore, there are plans for the construction of several towers on a multi-level podium, housing multiple luxurious hotels. Among these towers, two will stand as super-tall structures, designed by architects based in Chicago from Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill studio.

The podium, elevated 28 meters above ground level, will boast a two-level central plaza, surpassing the size of New York's Times Square. This plaza will be surrounded by world-class stores linked to the retail center below.

Areas nearby

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