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Barsha Heights

Barsha Heights, a small vibrant community previously known as Tecom, is a complete blend of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. The area is suitable for everyone from young professionals to families and children while it features hotels, residentials, commercial buildings as well as service apartments. The urban community has many businesses and their offices located fairly adjacent to residentials make it perfect for expats to stay around in the area. Residentials are affordable and convenient as it is centrally located in Dubai integrates living and working seamlessly.

This mixed-use district is just beside the major roads that are well linked to any area in the city, makes it much easy for residents to commute to other areas. Al Hessa Street is connecting from the northern border and Sheikh Zayed Road is attached on the southern border. Jebel Ali Racecourse road and and First Al Khail Road are connectors to other residentials such as Jumeirah Lake Towers and Meadows. Therefore, it has easy access to Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina and more.


Properties in Barsha Heights vary from commercial purpose buildings to hotel towers. And it’s quite popular amongst both short-term and long-term visitors due to the location and affordable hotel rates. Moreover, Dubai Knowledge Village is only 2-3 bus stops away from the vicinity which makes it ideal for students to stay in Barsha Heights. The community is accessible by Metro, also is considered to be an integral part of Dubai’s diverse landscape.

Barsha Heights is a very family-centric lively community where everything is reachable by walking. The basketball courts, community parks, casual eateries and vibrant environment are its whole bundle of well-being. Its communal parks are often bustling with fun activities among the paved walkways in lush landscapes with cycling and jogging tracks.

Properties in Barsha Heights

Barsha Heights now both freehold and leasehold community offering inexpensive options for buying and leasing. The area has evolved into a diverse cultural area which then is perfect for expats in UAE. Mostly high rise buildings with over 95 percent completed state are popular amongst investors too.  The residentials in Tecom combines luxury with diversity and one can witness many different themes of apartment buildings in Barsha Heights blending modern and traditional façade unlike other communities in Dubai.

There are a large number of residentials comprised of studios, 1-3 bedroom apartments and penthouses with dedicated amenities. Modern designs and spacious layouts come with furnished and non-furnished interiors choices. Most kitchens are fully equipped with basic range of kitchen ware and sufficient cabinets. Styles and designs of the units are quite modern with big windows and balconies.

Property cost

As mentioned earlier, it’s quite affordable to rent starts as low as AED 26k yearly for a studio and 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom are AED 32k and AED 44k respectively. A larger unit like 4 bedroom penthouses can be found at AED 180k for about a 5,000 sq. ft. space. Moreover, hotel apartments range between AED 50k- AED 160k yearly. Commercial spaces i.e. shops starts from AED 65k.

For buyers, freehold apartments are mapped out on a few spots in Barsha Heights and it costs minimum AED 420k for a studio unit in of the high rise buildings. 1 bedroom is somewhere between AED 550k and AED 1.6M and 3 bedroom apartment will cost as high as AED 1.8M. Most popular residentials among tenants as follow Two Towers, Al Fahad Towers and Madison Residents. These towers are comprised of 1-2 bedroom apartments making it ideal for end users to purchase or rent in.


Atana Hotel, Grand Millennium and Media Rotana Hotel are popular hotels in not only in Barsha Heights also in Dubai in terms of good rates and amenities. Media Rotana is a high-end sophisticated hotel with luxurious amenity while Grand Millennium Dubai is a twin-tower hotel complex just next to a metro station with great views of the city. Atana Hotel is a four-star hotel at affordable rates and great amenities most ideally for frequent travelers and families


Dubai Internet City Metro Station is directly attached to Barsha Heights. Quite a number of feeder buses departing from hotels, while buses F31 and F35 serve through the area and even a bit of The Greens. It’s also very easy to hail a cab on the streets. In short, Barsha Heights is perfect for private or non-private conveyance of commuting.


The hearty community is a great place for families also individuals won’t get dissatisfied as Barsha Heights is home to popular clubs and bars. The community contains and caters to everything, from small grocery fixes to hypermarket experiences as well as restaurants and leisure all-inclusive in.


This area is particularly good for young adults who are seeking higher education upon completion of their high school because Dubai Knowledge Village is right across the Sheikh Zayed road. Dubai Knowledge Park has loads of internationally renowned colleges and universities that attract many students globally. University of Wollongong from Australia, American University of Dubai (AUD) branch and Middlesex University from UK have campuses here.


There are few notable clinics in Barsha Heights offering multiple services in the area including GMC Clinics and Aster Clinic. And the dental clinics are Rafis Poly Clinic and Clover Medical Center while Kaya Clinic gives professional skincare services.

Other activities

Kite Beach and Marina Beach are a short drive away from Barsha Heights- approximately 10-15 minutes away. All these beaches have variety of food options and cycling tracks available.

Emirates Golf Club, the first championship course in the Middle East, is right close to Barsha Heights. It is a 36 holes course on giant landscaped greens with a fitted set of services providing lavish restaurants, a modern golf academy, event halls, driving ranges, and a professional shop.

There are yoga classes held in the community and residents can opt to a community center in the Meadows for family fun.


ConsiderationsDue to Barsha Heights is a primary area that is well-connected to other areas in Dubai, there may be occurrences of heavy traffic in the evenings linking to highways make disruptive to commuting.

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