Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) is located centrally on the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in close proximity to both old and new Dubai.
In terms of residential living options, DSO has a range of high-rise apartment towers and a few villa complexes, such as the Cedre and Semmer Villas. The community boasts a range of residential and lifestyle facilities, including schools, universities, hospitals, shopping complexes in addition to recreational activities. The affordable housing options make it a perfect choice for young couples and singles.
Besides affordable housing, DSO is also a free zone, established to provide a living and working integrated community. Spanning over 7.2 km², the commercial zone caters to high-tech industries and boasts advanced telecommunication and fibre optic networks. DSO aims to become one of the leading centres of advanced electronic innovation, design and development.
The DSO community is spread over three main parts: An innovative technology park, sub-communities of villas within the technology park, and residential towers dotted across the area.
Cost is a major factor for DSO residents, as it is a relatively well-priced area. One can rent a studio or one and two-bedroom apartments from AED35,000 to AED100,000 per year. Schools and colleges are in close proximity. Supermarkets, shopping arcades and fast food chains are in abundance, which include Spinneys, Carrefour, McDonald's, KFC and more.