Revealed: Dubai's most affordable eco-friendly properties

The high-tech communities boast sustainable initiatives such as LED lamps, motion sensors that trigger street and building lights, as well as automatic temperature regulators
Revealed: Dubai's most affordable eco-friendly properties
Dubai South District is the most affordable ‘green’ community in the city, with average annual rent for a two-bedroom apartment totaling AED66,000, according to a report by classifieds website Dubizzle Property, which reveals prices for Dubai’s top eco-friendly communities.
By Lubna Hamdan
Sun 23 Sep 2018 10:37 AM

Dubai South District is the most affordable ‘green’ community in the city, with average annual rent for a two-bedroom apartment totaling AED66,000, according to a report by classifieds website Dubizzle Property, which reveals prices for Dubai’s top eco-friendly communities.

For those looking to buy, the community is also the most affordable for sustainable living, with the average two-bedroom apartment priced at AED910,000 and the average three-bedroom apartment priced at AED1.6 million.

Villa options available in Dubai South include a two-bedroom villa at an average of AED910,000, followed by a three bedroom at AED1.5m and four bedroom at AED2m. The urban district will be home to them much-awaited Expo 2020.

Dubai South is followed by Dubai Silicon Oasis, where rent is AED73,000 on average. It also offers the most affordable options for those looking to rent a villa. Options with two bedrooms are available for AED84,000, while three bedroom and four-bedroom villas are priced at AED160,000 and AED165,000 respectively.

As for Dubai Silicon Oasis’ options for buyers, they include two-bedroom apartments at an average of AED915,000 and three-bedroom apartments at AED1.2m. Three-bedroom villas are priced at an average AED2.9m, while four and five-bedroom properties are AED3.3m and AED3.8m respectively.

The high-tech community has a number of sustainable initiatives including LED lamps, motion sensors that trigger street and building lights, as well as automatic temperature regulators.

In addition, the first net-zero energy development in the UAE, Dubai Sustainable City, offers three-bedroom villa rentals at AED190,000 on average, as well as four-bedroom villas at AED210,000 annually. The community boasts waste water recycling, segregated drainage for greywater and blackwater and biking and jogging trails for residents.

For buyers, three-bedroom villas are available for AED3m, while four-bedroom villas average AED3.3m. The community features 11 natural ‘bio-dome’ greenhouses, an organic farm and individual garden farms for local food production.

“We encourage residents to consider [green community] options when looking for property in order to contribute to an eco-friendlier future for our communities,” said Samer Abdin, General Manager at Dubizzle Property.

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