Originally announced in 2012, Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) City is finally taking shape as a suburb master development. With very easy access to major highways such as Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail, MBR City is one massive development spanning 1,100 acres. It is a development that will be an eco-system in itself - with over 65% of its areas dedicated to open and green space. Many developers are involved in the infrastructure of this area, most prominent being Emaar, Meydan, Sobha and Azizi. Megaprojects like Dubai Hills Estate, Sobha Hartland & District One are part of the MBR City.
There are many developments to choose in this massive city within a city, but here are the ones that hold the most promise:
1. Dubai Hills Estate
Forming the first phase of Mohammed bin Rashid City, Dubai Hills is well underway with the first phase of construction receiving its final touches. It has a limited collection of villas in different styles surrounding & overlooking an 18-hole golf course. These include mansions in the ‘Street of Dreams’ in an area called ‘Dubai Hills Grove’. Other villa developments include Dubai Hills View, Parkway, Sidra, Fairways, Maple, and Parkway Vistas. Some villas also have their very own private pool.
Dubai Hills also is home to a variety of apartments. These include: Acacia, Acacia Park Heights, Park Ridge, Park Point, Park Heights & The Collective. Out of these, The Collective development offers an interesting concept for millennials with its very own flexible co-working spaces for the modern entrepreneur.
2. Sobha Hartland
Sobha Hartland is a development of fashionable villas, townhouses and apartments in Mohammed bin Rashid City, Dubai. It’s very similar to Dubai Hills Estate and already has the popular & running Hartland International School in the vicinity. The style of these homes offers a natural panoramic view for residents. The villas & apartments have benefits such as being close to Downtown Dubai and comfortable community living. This ensures that as a resident you will be able to indulge in exclusive dining from around the world, luxurious spas, state of the art health clubs and trendy shopping centres.
The area also allows parents to choose from a range of local and international schooling options that are available in the city. These factors make it the perfect place to live, especially for those that prefer a natural family friendly environment. Due, to these unique qualities, Sobha Hartland is perfect for community living. These properties are pet-friendly which takes away some of the stress when looking for a home that accommodates all your needs. The architectural designs of these spacious homes offer the exquisite arabesque local style, modern, and contemporary styles needed to create a beautiful living space. The beautiful scenic views of lagoons and beautiful beaches make the area a lovely place to live.
3. District One
District One is a luxury residential destination masterfully designed in close proximity to Downtown Dubai, Business Bay, and the iconic Burj Khalifa. All the villas have green spaces around them, along with retail stores, entertainment venues, and other thrilling places for residents to visit. This upscale community with shopping and dining promenades also have fun recreational activities, such and a water park, in addition to 7 km of stunning lagoons and 14 km man-made beaches. It also has 8.8 km of cycling and horse riding trails, for those who enjoy equestrian activities.