UAE’s property platform, dubizzle property, has revealed the areas with the most economical one-bedroom apartments near the Dubai Metro. Areas along the Green Line – one of the two lines in the Dubai Metro network passing through Bur Dubai and Deira primarily – provide residents with the most affordable one-bedroom options, starting at an average of AED 55,000 a year in Hor El Anz, which has easy access to the Al Qiyada metro stop.
The average rental price in Al Qusais begins at AED 58,000 a year, making it the second most economical area along the Dubai Metro, followed by one-bedroom apartments in Abu Hail, Al Jadaf and Naif (close to Baniyas Square station) starting at AED 60,000 a year.
The Dubai Metro Red Line that runs between Rashidiya and UAE Exchange (Jebel Ali), passes through Dubai International Airport, Deira and Bur Dubai, and follows the Sheikh Zayed Road – the emirate’s main artery.
One-bedroom apartments located near the metro line start at an average of AED 65,000 per year near Deira City Centre, followed by Al Satwa, starting at AED 67,000 per year, with accessible stations including World Trade Center, Emirates Towers and Financial Center.
Ranked as the eighth most affordable area, one-bedroom apartments Discovery Gardens– close to the Ibn Battuta station – start at an average of AED 68,000 per year. Al Barsha 1 at AED 70,000 per year and Karama at AED 71,000 per year.
According to the Roads and Transport Authority, the number of metro riders reached a record of 191.3 million passengers in 2016 – increasing by 7% from 178.6 million in 2015. With over 210k property listings a month, dubizzle has identified the most affordable rental locations in close proximity to Dubai Metro stations.
“dubizzle Property receives an average of 3.5 million visitors a month, with each rental property receiving an average of six inquiries once listed. Last year, we noticed that affordable communities near Dubai Metro stations receive a large volume of searches each year, and through sharing these insights, we aim to empower residents to make well-informed rental decisions,” commented Ann Boothello, Senior Product Marketing Manager, dubizzle Property.