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Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC)

District, Dubai
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Jumeirah Village Circle Overview

Jumeirah Village Circle is a new development situated alongside Sheikh Zayed Road, the main highway running the length of Dubai. The housing here consists of large villas, town houses and apartments.

Whilst you can find fully occupied properties here, there is also a lot of construction activity going on.

At the end of 2016 an estimated 25,000 people were living in JVC and the population was predicted to rise to 300,000 when the 560-hectare community is fully complete.  

33 landscaped parks totalling an area of four million sq ft had all been completed.

The Circle Mall, with 235 shops, an anchor supermarket, two department stores, a multi-screen cinema, a health clinic, cafés, restaurants and a food court,is under construction. It missed its target opening date of 2017, so maybe it'llopen in 2018.

More than a thousand buildings, villas and townhouses in JVC were either complete or under construction, and another 183 residential, commercial and hospitality buildings were in the design stage. 

The existing villas in Jumeirah Village Circle are spacious with large rooms, balconies and up to five bedrooms. For those looking for smaller properties but with large gardens neighbouring Jumeirah Village Triangle caters for couples and small families. For those looking to buy in a good location before prices rise, JVC may well fit the bill.

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Jumeirah Village Circle Amenities

The main attraction here is the opportunity to invest in a property without having to spend a small fortune. Despite the lack of local shops and other amenities, residents can easily get to neighbouring, established communities where these things are plentiful, in Motor City, The Springs and The Meadows. So while green spaces and retail excitement do not yet feature in JVC, at least the place is well located.

A Choitrams supermarket opened in March 2016 at Manhattan Towers towards the north of JVC.

Nakheel is creating a new community club on top of The Circle Mall by adding a pool, sports and restaurant complex to the roof. The JVC Club will include a 300-seater restaurant, a swimming pool and sundeck, two tennis courts, a gymnasium and landscaped gardens, all with views across the main community park. The Club is due to open in 2018.

In January 2017 Nakheel announced a series of new, linked cycle routes to be created around its communities in Dubai, including a 27km track around Jumeirah Village Circle. Work is expected to be finished in 2019.

Jumeirah Village Circle Map

Jumeirah Village Circle Construction Updates

Jumeirah Village Circle Road Access

Living at the junction of the Sheikh Zayed highway and Al Khail Road more or less anywhere in Dubai is within easy reach provided you have a car; 30 minutes to the airport, 20 minutes to Dubai Mall, 15 minutes to Dubai Marina or Palm Jumeirah, and one hour twenty to Abu Dhabi.

Three new entry-exit points connecting Dubai’s Jumeirah Village Circle with Hessa Street opened on 12 October 2016 following the completion of an Dh18.5 million roads improvement scheme by master developer Nakheel.

The work means easier access, shorter journey times and improved traffic flow at JVC, one of Dubai’s largest and fastest-growing communities.

Jumeirah Village Circle Public Transport

Public transport to Jumeirah Village Circle is notoriously lacking and generally limited to taxi services. A new feeder bus J01 which runs every 25 minutes to Mall of the Emirates is a big improvement and makes use of the former 'ghost' bus stops that had been taunting residents without cars for years.

The closest metro station is Mall of the Emirates and there is talk of a tram system in the future according to the developer.

Jumeirah Village Circle Masterplan

Jumeirah Village Circle Workers

Jumeirah Village Circle Reviews

See what the residents have to say by reading 6 user reviews courtesy of flatreviews.com


Jumeirah Village Circle reveives an overall rating of 3 based on 6 reviews. Users were asked to consider many factors including the view, finishing, layout, noise levels, traffic, public transportation, parking, security, swimming pool, gym, and maintennance.

17th Jun, 2017
From United Kingdom
Moved here in 2017
Living with spouse
Definitely not recommended
Moved into this building as it was brand new with good spacious layout. Plus what could go wrong in a brand new building? It took only 2 weeks to learn the answers to that question. Everything can go wrong! In a month, all tenants moved in and then the fun started. more… Noise level is unbelievable. Residents are at reception arguing, filing cases against building. It is almost unreal that you can hear all internal and external discussions in your living room including all children screams and dog barkings. There are many other issues with air conditions, overall hygiene and smell in hallways. Residents smoking in the elevator all the way into their flats. Unreal! Construction started behind the building so that will also cause additional noise. The noise, smell and all are enough for not living here. Another additional bonus is fire alarm going on 1-3 times a week. Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
28th Jan, 2017
From Uzbekistan
Moved here in 2017
Living alone
Hassani Building - JVC
Noise, security and management
Very cheap and brand new building however the noise level is very high. Every flat hears each other and daily arguments, people waking up each other. You can hear music, balcony talks and everything. Apartment full of pet owners
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
26th Dec, 2016
From Palestine
Moved here in 2015
Living alone
Fortunato 1 Bed
Buliding Facilites
AC, Water pressure and construction
When we first viewed the apt a year ago we fell in love with the overall look and feel of the apt, the story space in the kitchen and living, the finishing and the facilities in the building. A few months after moving in though we realized there were a more… few problems such as the AC - it went bust about 4-5x times during my 1 year stay. The first 3 times the landlord was able to fix it pretty quickly but the last time it took us about 5 days to fix and unfortunately this all happened during the span of June-August. The water pressure also was very low and the hot waters runs out 5 minutes into any shower which proved disastrous. The last and final factor that convinced us we need to move was the construction sites that sprung up literally across from living room and bedroom windows. The noise was just too much to handle on week days and weekends The only saving glory of this apartment was honestly the pool and the lovely security staff that worked there. The pool and overall setting were amazing and we def spent a lot of weekends just lounging on it and the staff were always extremely helpful and sweet regardless of the time Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
26th Dec, 2016
From Palestine
Moved here in 2016
Living alone
Oudah Tower 1 Bed
Finishing and Layout of Apt
Little Kitchen Cabinets & Balcony is in Bedroom not Living Room
I have only been living in the building for about a week but so far everything has been working great. The overall apartment is spacious, light and airy. The living room is large and has very nice french windows that look out onto Emirates Road so there isn't much noise more… that comes from that. The bedroom even though when viewing looks slightly oddly shaped - it's actually much bigger than you would expect. The closet space is quite large and can fit a good amount of clothes and this is coming from a 27 year old girl who's in love with clothes! Another plus is the finishing on the apt and the overall complex itself. The bathrooms are very nicely decorated and the materials used are top quality. The pool, gym and spa area seem very clean and nice. I have yet to try but the comforting fact is that you have a choice of a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. The only downfalls though are the below - As someone previously living in St 2 - the entrance in and out was easier. The streets are St1 are not marked with stop signs or some barely have any signs at all so it makes slightly dangerous to drive -The kitchen has little cabinet space which is kind of restricting -The plugs for the TV in the living room are concentrated in one area so it's restricting -The main bathroom is slightly tight on counter space but that can be managed with a few accessories - just depends on how much that is important Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
1st Jun, 2015
From Sweden
Moved here in 2013
Family with children
Nakheel Townhouses in JVC are awesome!
Classy neighbors, family and pet friendliness, massive bedrooms,
No pool in the community.
A family and pet friendly area with classy people. Mostly families. Helpful neighbors. Two massive size bedrooms with the opportunity to build a 3rd one and still having a big lounge on the second floor. Perfect size garden and perfect size garage for two cars. There are lots of super more… markets and laundry around which deliver and pickup. Spinnes Market is just around the corner. Very quite area. No constructions around. Parks are just a stone cast away. We lived in JVT in the same Mediterranean townhouse design and we just loved it and two years ago we decided to move to the same townhouse in JVC. We are loving every day of our stay here. Every week there is something new being added to the community. Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
3rd Jul, 2014
From North America
Moved here in 2014
Family with children
JVC Townhouse
I like that there are lots of friendly people, I have met while walking my dog in the park. I like that there are restaurants within walking distance,and grocery shops.
I left the Palm. Enough said. Construction, and its SANDY.
When property prices shot up, remaining in our three bed apt on Palm Jumeriah was just silly. I was determined to find a property in our housing provided budget- it was not an easy task. Wanting to remain on "this side" of Dubai, and close to our children's more… school- American School of Dubai. A realtor had to really convince me to even have a look at the "unfinished" Jumeriah Village Circle. I had seen it from Hessa, but couldn't even figure out how to get into the circle. The first viewing of the townhouse- I was SOLD. PERFECT. Great layout, and nice neutral finishing- very favorable to my American sense of style. I just wished that I could pick up the house, and put it into another location. The townhouse is NOT Huge, but big enough for our small family of 4- we do not have a live-in maid. The townhouse was brand new when we moved in, and that was also a HUGE draw for me. There is a decent sized living area, and dining area downstairs. A walk through from the foyer into the guest bath- and a laundry room AND a maids room (though it is tiny and I can't imagine someone actually living in it). We use this room as storage for our suitcases, and have our dryer in there, and hang laundry. It's convenient for us. Upstairs is a huge landing- which my neighbors have walled off to create a third bedroom. We used it as a game room for the kids- TV with video games, and even have a corner as a home office. Two spacious bedrooms- one for the kids- with two twin sized beds, and the other holds our American sized KING bed just perfect. Only complaint- as usual for Dubai- is closet space is inadequate. But, we are managing. Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC

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