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Afnan District
Updated: 24th September, 2023

Afnan District

Afnan District is a sub-community of Midtown by Deyaar.
Afnan District
Afnan District is a sub-community of Midtown by Deyaar, Dubai, and is situated to the north of the development close to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311).
The wider community
Midtown by Deyaar is a mixed-use district by developer Deyaar Development, located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311).
Construction began in August 2017 and was completed by November 2019.
The architect
The architectural consultant was U+A Architects.
The contractor
The main building work was done by Belhasa Six Construct and the foundation work was carried out by Middle East Foundations Group.
Additional information
  • Afnan District was the first phase of Deyaar's Midtown development. It was launched at the 2014 Cityscape Global event and offered to prospective investors in September 2015.

  • Afnan is a master-planned scheme containing a built-up area of 5 million square feet on 1.2 million square feet of land. It consists of a cluster of seven residential buildings ranging in height from seven to 17 floors and is surrounded by landscaped gardens.

  • The blocks contain 659 apartments (132 studios, 374 one-bed, 143 two-bed and 10 three-bed apartments) ranging in size from 40 to 189sq m and are suitable for middle-income families.

  • The developer says that ‘the neighbourhood is set to create a green and aesthetically pleasing environment by incorporating 400,000sq ft of landscaped terrain’.

  • Afnan District benefits from new infrastructure developments like Dubai Metro connectivity and proximity to City Centre Me’aisem, a multi-utility mall in Dubai Production City.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Afnan District it takes roughly 24 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 19 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 21 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 21 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 31 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 32 minutes' drive.*

Afnan District Location

The map below shows the location of Afnan District and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas.

Switch Bowling, 6.2 km
Marina Walk, 7.1 km
The Walk JBR, 7.2 km
Parks & beaches
JVT District 1 Park, 0.9 km
JVT District 2 Park, 1.3 km
JVT District 3 Park, 1.4 km
Golf clubs
Jumeirah Golf Estates Golf Course, 2.2 km
The Els Golf Club, 3.5 km
Montgomerie Golf Course, 4.4 km
Reel Cinemas at The Springs Souk, 4.3 km
Novo Cinema Ibn Battuta Mall, 6.1 km
Jebel Ali Village Cinema, 6.3 km

Local Schools

Afnan District has many schools nearby including Arcadia School at 1.9 km and Sunmarke School at 2.5 km.

In terms of performance there are seven schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Dubai British School Emirates Hills which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and Victory Heights Primary School which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

Arcadia School
1.9 km, Jumeirah Village Triangle
AED 73,000  •  British
Sunmarke School
2.5 km, Jumeirah Village Triangle
AED 62,000  •  British, IB
Dubai British School Jumeirah Park
2.7 km, Jumeirah Park
AED 68,000  •  British
Arcadia Global School
2.8 km, Al Furjan
AED 44,000  •  British

Things to Do

We've partnered with and to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Afnan District.

Chica Chica, Five Jumeirah Village Dubai • Ladies Night • Soul St (0.0 km)
Epic Sunday Pool Party, Five Jumeirah Village Dubai • Ladies Day • Soul St (0.0 km)
Nomad Brunch, Five Jumeirah Village Dubai • Soul St (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
McGettigan’s JLT (0.0 km)
Ooh la la Thursdays
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Couqley French Bistro and Bar (0.0 km)
UBK (Urban Bar & Kitchen)
Ladies Night •  12:00pm
Urban Bar & Kitchen (UBK) (0.0 km)
Jazz@Pizza Express
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Jazz @ Pizza Express JLT (0.0 km)
Family Friday Brunch
Brunch • The Lakes Club
Reform Social & Grill (0.0 km)
The Cure
Brunch • Bonnington
McGettigan’s JLT (0.0 km)
Sunday Family Brunch
Brunch • Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Nosh (0.0 km)
Saturday BBQ Brunch
Brunch • Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Urban Bar & Kitchen (UBK) (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Afnan District.

Midtown by Deyaar
Midtown by Deyaar (0.1 km)
A development project in Dubai Production City comprising six districts containing 24 buildings housing studios and apartments.
Read more
Dubai Production City
Dubai Production City (1.2 km)
A business free zone geared towards companies specialising in graphic art, printing, publishing, packaging and media production.
Read more
Jumeirah Village Triangle
Jumeirah Village Triangle (2.1 km)
A residential development of small villas and townhouses with large gardens. Apartment blocks are situated on the edges of the district.
Read more
Victory Heights
Victory Heights (3.3 km)
Nine villages in the western half of Dubai Sports City containing 1068 villas and town houses surrounding the Ernie Els golf course.
Read more
The Springs
The Springs (3.3 km)
An established, gated community of terraced villas and town houses with a quiet and friendly atmosphere. Inland from Dubai Marina.
Read more
Al Furjan
Al Furjan (3.4 km)
A 560-hectare residential development close to Discovery Gardens and Ibn Battuta Mall. 800 villas and 335 apartments have been delivered.
Read more
Green Community
Green Community (3.7 km)
A community in Dubai Investments Park containing apartments, villas, leisure, retail, and commercial properties set in natural greenery.
Read more
Sports City
Sports City (3.8 km)
A residential district built around five major sports venues. The residences consist of apartments, townhouses and villas.
Read more
Afnan District Milestones
Date Launched
September 2014
Estimated Handover Date
September 2018
Revised Estimated Handover Date
June 2019
Construction Started
August 2017
Date Completed
November 2019
Companies Associated with Afnan District
Developer: Deyaar Development
Architectural Consultant: U+A Architects
Cost Consultant: Faithful & Gould
Engineering Consultant: Ramboll Engineers
Building Contractor: Belhasa Six Construct
Piling Contractor: Middle East Foundations Group
MEP Consultant: Menasco

Design Stage

Images depicting the initial concept designs for Afnan District.

Projects often go through a number of design revisions as they progress and developers may or may not honour their original plans when it comes to architectural designs, amenities and landscaping. The images below are provided as a means to compare the original plans with the realised development.

Construction History

See the development of Afnan District in photos:

Afnan District in the News

Afnan District Buildings

We currently maintain records for seven building developments in Afnan District.

Afnan 1
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Afnan 3
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Afnan 5
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