Guide To Dubai Silicon Oasis
Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) is one of the first few suburbs that integrates living and working spaces in Dubai. A few reasons for its popularity are the affordable rents and its central location. It is only a few minutes’ drive away from airport and Downtown Dubai which has major city attractions including The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Museum of the Future etc.
Silicon Oasis offers many options for accommodation, ranging from residential buildings to gated sub-communities. Academic City is only 5 minutes’ drive away therefore DSO is very popular among students and families.
It is true when they say that DSO is a “city within itself” as it is self-sufficient in every way. Residents have the convenience of grocery shopping as Lulu Hypermarket, Carrefour, Spinneys, Choithrams and other groceries are located inside the community. There are many healthcare options available in the area including Aster Cinics, Healthhub, Fakeeh University Hospital, Medicure Clinic. There are multiple pharmacies also.
DSO has residential as well as commercial offices side by side therefore many people prefer living closer to their workplaces. Many university students studying in academic city nearby choose to live in silicon as well due to affordable rents and the short distance. The technology park is the centre of tech start-ups therefore many professionals working in these companies or the ones starting their own are more inclined to be living in the same locality.
From residential buildings to townhouses and villas, residents are spoilt for choice in DSO. Residential buildings have studios. 1 to 3 Bedrooms apartments whereas they can find 3-5 bedrooms in townhouses and villas. There are many chiller free apartment options available in this area as well. So, whether living alone or with a large family there are plenty of options to choose from.
Some of the popular buildings include Silicon Gate 1, Arabian Gate, Axis Residence and Binghatti apartments. Cedre villas is the only freehold property in DSO and is a common choice for people looking for luxurious apartments.