The vision of Dubai Marina is to create an awe-inspiring city-within-a city that delights residents with its cosmopolitan, free-spirited atmosphere and unique, invigorating lifestyle. It will be an urban centre on the water, comparable to the most exclusive waterfront developments in the world's leading cities. Dubai Marina is unlike anywhere else in Dubai, the Middle East and even the world.
This man-made marina is strategically located near Interchange 5 on Sheikh Zayed Road close to Dubai's well-known landmarks like the Dubai Internet City, The American University of Dubai and the Emirates Golf Club.
Marina living has become one of the most desirable and sought-after lifestyles in the world. Now you can enjoy it all, right here in Dubai. The exclusivity, the status and the rewards of waterfront living are awaiting you at Dubai Marina. One of the world’s largest, most meticulously planned waterfront developments, Dubai Marina offers you the exhilaration and vibrancy of a chic, urban lifestyle together with all the advantages of owning a home on the water. Unobstructed views across the marina, fresh sea breezes and the experience of a lifestyle most people can only dream about.
Jumeirah Beach Residence is a 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi) long, 2 square kilometres (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 star or 4 star, three of which are purpose-built hotels, while the other two are converted residential towers.
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.