Dubai’s H1 Property Transactions: 9 Areas Leading in Highest Transaction Values


Dubai Real Estate Market Soars: H1 2023 Witnessed 76,119 Transactions Worth Dh283 Billion

Dubai’s real estate market has been experiencing remarkable growth, fueled by foreign investments and a surge in individuals transitioning from renting to property ownership. According to recent data from the Dubai Land Department, the emirate recorded an impressive 76,119 real estate transactions with a total value of Dh283 billion in the first half of 2023. Notably, Al Barsha South Fourth, Dubai Marina, and Business Bay emerged as the top areas with the highest number of transactions, while Wadi Al Safa 3, Palm Jumeirah, and Dubai Marina saw the largest transactional value.

Here are the top 9 areas in Dubai with the highest transaction values for the first half of 2023:

  1. Dubai Marina: With transactions surpassing Dh24.96 billion, Dubai Marina leads the pack. This affluent neighborhood offers an array of shopping options and top-notch amenities, making it a coveted location for residents.
  2. Wadi Al Safa 3: Coming in second, Wadi Al Safa 3 recorded transactions worth Dh20.99 billion. The area boasts a strategic location with easy access to Dubai’s major road networks and offers a diverse range of residential structures and villas.
  3. Palm Jumeirah: Palm Jumeirah witnessed transactions amounting to Dh19.43 billion. Known for housing some of the wealthiest individuals in the UAE and the world, this area, especially Frond G, also known as “Billionaires’ Row,” features numerous signature villas.
  4. Jebel Ali Industrial First: Jebel Ali Industrial First recorded transactions totaling Dh14.02 billion. The area’s growing popularity can be attributed to the development of Palm Jebel Ali, which is expected to become one of the emirate’s top tourist destinations.
  5. Business Bay: Known for its popularity as a prime location for both offices and residential properties, Business Bay achieved property transactions worth Dh13.3 billion. Its proximity to Downtown and the introduction of prestigious projects, such as Bugatti by Binghatti Residences, contribute to its appeal.
  6. Al Khairan First: Al Khairan First witnessed real estate sales worth Dh10.81 billion. Offering a cosmopolitan setting with a variety of residential apartments and villas, this neighborhood provides its residents with a host of amenities and conveniences.
  7. Hadaeq Mohammed Bin Rashid: Property transactions in Hadaeq Mohammed Bin Rashid amounted to Dh10.27 billion during the first half of 2023. This project, centered around the concept of “garden living,” spans the entire Nad Al Sheba neighborhood, providing a convenient and picturesque living environment.
  8. Jebel Ali First: With transactions totaling Dh9.64 billion, Jebel Ali First ranks as the ninth most active location for real estate transactions. This emerging neighborhood offers a blend of residential and commercial developments.
  9. El Merkadh: El Merkadh, a mixed-use complex, recorded property sales worth Dh9.41 billion in H1 2023.

Dubai’s real estate market’s robust performance during the first half of 2023 indicates a promising outlook for the rest of the year, as demand and investment continue to propel the city’s property sector to new heights.

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