JUMEIRAH BEACH RESIDENCES

About Jumeirah Beach Residences

Jumeirah Beach Residence is a 1.7 kilometers (1.1 mi) long, 2 square kilometers (0.77 sq. mi) gross floor area waterfront community located against the Persian Gulf in Dubai Marina. It is the largest single phase residential development in the world and contains 40 towers (35 are residential and 5 are hotels). JBR can accommodate about 15,000 people, living in its apartments and hotel rooms. The Project has 6,917 apartments, from 900 sq. ft. (84 m2) studios to 5,500 sq. ft. (510 m2) penthouses. Jumeirah Beach Residence was launched in August 2002 from the developer, Dubai Properties (a subsidiary of Dubai Holding) with the cost of 6 billion dirham and was completed in 2007. The Walk at JBR restaurant and shopping strip, which is adjacent to the beach behind JBR, is a very popular location for Al Fresco dining. There are five hotels, rated as 5 stars or 4 stars, three of which are purpose-built hotels, while the other two are converted residential towers.

The Walk

The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence is a 1.7-kilometre strip at the ground and plaza level of the complex; it was developed by Dubai Properties, and was completed by 2007 and opened officially in August 2008. Currently there are around 330 occupants at The Walk, including restaurants, clothing stores, boutiques, department stores, cafes and gyms, located over two levels Ground and Plaza.

The Beach

The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence is a retail complex being constructed on the beach in front of JBR by Meraas Holding, a company owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The development, comprising four plazas, will occupy the bulk of the beach between the Hilton and Sheraton hotels. The complex will house a number of levels of parking as well as seventy retail and food and beverage outlets, together with entertainment facilities.