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Grande at The Opera District
Updated: 21st September, 2023

Grande at The Opera District

Grande at The Opera District is a 78-storey residential building under development in The Opera District, Downtown Dubai, Dubai.
Grande at The Opera District
Building type
Residential building
(Supertall skyscraper)
Under development
78 floors
Building specifications
Grande at The Opera District is a 78-storey residential building under development in The Opera District, Downtown Dubai, Dubai.
The developer
The project is being developed by Emaar Properties through its subsidiary Emaar Development.
The residential building is located directly on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. For more information, see our guide to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard.
Unit layouts
Grande at The Opera District will comprise a mix of one- , two- and three-bedroom apartments.
The architect
The architectural consultant is WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff.
The contractor
The main building work is being done by China State Construction Engineering Corporation and the foundation work is being carried out by International Foundation Group.
Additional information
  • All apartments have floor to ceiling windows.

  • The kitchens are fitted with all-white counter tops with bronze accents and marble backsplash.

  • The podium level features an expansive deck and infinity pool which offers prime views of the Dubai Fountains.

  • Amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness centre and a health club as well as a children's playground and barbeque areas.

  • Grande at The Opera District replaces the Il Primo Tower B project, much to the dismay of the architectural community, who consider the truncated crown of the tower to be inferior to the original design.

  • In 2020 Emaar launched the Grande Signature Residences, a collection of 2- and 3-bedroom apartments and 4-bedroom penthouses on the 70th and 71st floor. The Signature Residences feature upgraded interiors with premium wood veneer and tiles as well as high quality stone floors.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Grande at The Opera District it takes roughly 6 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 22 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 21 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 26 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 18 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 48 minutes' drive.*

Grande at The Opera District Location

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

Fountains at Dubai Mall, 0.4 km
Bay Avenue Mall & Park, 0.6 km
Dubai Ice Rink, 0.8 km
Parks & beaches
Bay Avenue Park, 0.5 km
Action Park Business Bay, 1.0 km
Al Satwa Public Park, 2.3 km
Golf clubs
The Track Meydan Golf, 5.4 km
Dubai Hills Golf Club, 8.2 km
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, 8.4 km
Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall, 0.8 km
Cinemacity Fountain Views, 1.1 km
Reel Cinemas at Rove Downtown, 1.2 km

Local Schools

Grande at The Opera District has many schools nearby including Citizens School at 1.6 km and Japanese School Dubai at 1.8 km.

In terms of performance there are 12 schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Horizon English School Dubai which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and Jumeirah English Speaking School which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

Citizens School
1.6 km, City Walk
AED 61,500  •  British
Japanese School Dubai
1.8 km, Al Wasl
AED 20,500  •  Japanese
JSS Private School LLC
2.1 km, Al Wasl
AED 15,500  •  Indian
Horizon English School Dubai
2.2 km, Al Safa
AED 52,500  •  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 Grande at The Opera District.

Karma, Burj Khalifa • Ladies Night • Armani Privé (0.0 km)
Ladies Love Karma, Souk al Bahar • Ladies Night • Karma Kafé (0.0 km)
Saturday Taste of Thai Experience, Palace Downtown • Thiptara (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Kanpai (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  10:00pm
CÉ LA VI (0.0 km)
3 Likkle Birds
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Ting Irie (0.0 km)
Marilyn 3.1
Ladies Night •  9:00pm
Distillery (0.0 km)
Saturday Flavours Brunch
Brunch • Palace Downtown
Ewaan (0.0 km)
Brunch by the Burj
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Karma Kafé (0.0 km)
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Karma Kafé (0.0 km)
Friday Evening Brunch
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Kanpai (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Grande at The Opera District.

Business Bay
Business Bay (1.0 km)
A new regional business hub with office and residential towers, landscaped gardens and a network of roads and waterways. 
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City Walk
City Walk (1.4 km)
A stylish, vibrant town-centre community combining residential, shopping, dining and attractions in the heart of the Jumeirah district.
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Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai International Financial Centre (2.2 km)
The financial quarter of Dubai comprising commercial, retail and residential districts, all three linked by a retail corridor
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La Mer
La Mer (4.1 km)
A beachfront development with shopping, dining and entertainment areas stretching out to sea between Pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay.
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Al Kifaf
Al Kifaf (4.9 km)
The four residential towers of Park Gate Residences share this place with Zabeel Park, Etisalat Tower and the landmark Dubai Frame.
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Healthcare City Phase 2
Healthcare City Phase 2 (5.3 km)
A wellness centre providing long-term care, spa resorts, sports medicine facilities, waterfront residences and nutrition centres in Jadaf.
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The Polo Residence
The Polo Residence (5.4 km)
A small gated community in Meydan City comprising 29 five-storey luxury apartment blocks, sports courts, swimming pool, a spa and shops.
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Meydan (5.8 km)
A 40 million square foot development underway in MBR City, home to the world famous Meydan Race Course which  hosts the annual Dubai Cup.
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Grande at The Opera District Milestones
Date Launched
May 2018
Estimated Handover Date
June 2022
Companies Associated with Grande at The Opera District
Developer: Emaar Development
Architectural Consultant: WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Project Manager: Mace
Piling Contractor: International Foundation Group
Piling Contractor: Universal Piling Foundation

Construction Updates

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