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Updated: 23rd September, 2023


Majan is a district in DubaiLand.
Majan is an area located within DubaiLand, Dubai.
The developer
The project was developed by Tameer Holdings and Mizin Real Estate.
The architect
The masterplanning architect was Halcrow and the architectural consultant was Callison RTKL.
The contractor
The main building work was done by Khansaheb, Binladen Contracting Group and Emirates Road Contracting.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Majan it takes roughly 21 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 22 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 21 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 25 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 29 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 33 minutes' drive.*

Majan Location

The map below shows the location of Majan and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas. For a more in-depth look at the local attractions, and to see what's on in and around Majan, visit our Things to Do guide.

IMG Worlds of Adventure, 1.2 km
Global Village, 2.8 km
The Storm Coaster, 7.5 km
Parks & beaches
La Quinta Park, 4.1 km
Amaranta 2 Park, 4.1 km
Amaranta 3 Park, 4.3 km
Golf clubs
Dubai Hills Golf Club, 6.2 km
Arabian Ranches Golf Club, 6.6 km
The Track Meydan Golf, 7.8 km
Novo Cinema IMG Worlds of Adventure, 1.0 km
Cinema Akil, 10.7 km
Cinemacity Fountain Views, 12.0 km
Looking for more Majan things to do and entertainment? Visit our Things to Do guide.

Local Schools

Majan has a number of schools nearby with the closest school being Dunecrest American School at 1.0 km.

Dunecrest American School
1.0 km, Al Barari
AED 77,000  •  American, IB
GEMS Winchester School, Dubai
1.8 km, DubaiLand
AED 26,500  •  British
Lycée Libanais Francophone Privé – Meydan
5.4 km, Meydan
AED 41,000  •  French
Kent College Dubai
5.6 km, Nad Al Sheba
AED 77,500  •  British, IB

Things to Do

We've partnered with and to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Majan. For full nightlife listings and to see what else is happening nearby see the Things to Do page.

Hillhouse, Dubai Hills Golf Clubhouse • Ladies Night • Hillhouse Brasserie (0.0 km)
QUBE Sports Bar, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand • Ladies Night • QUBE Sports Bar (0.0 km)
Brunch At The Hills, Dubai Hills Golf Clubhouse • Hillhouse Brasserie (0.0 km)
Heels and Martinis
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Iris Dubai (0.0 km)
The Irish Village Studio City
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
The Irish Village Studio City (0.0 km)
Chicks and Salsa
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
El Chapo's Tacos (0.0 km)
Le Petit Belge Motor City
Ladies Night •  4:00pm
Le Petit Belge Motor City (0.0 km)
Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Maison Mathis (0.0 km)
Unlimited Sushi
Brunch • Meydan Racecourse Grandstand
Iris Dubai (0.0 km)
Iris Brunch
Brunch • Meydan Racecourse Grandstand
Iris Dubai (0.0 km)
Los Chapitos Family Brunch
Brunch • Studio One Hotel
El Chapo's Tacos (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Majan.

Living Legends
Living Legends (1.7 km)
A 14 million square foot freehold project in DubaiLand containing 500 villas and 12 high-rise buildings housing over 2,000 apartments.
Read more
Falconcity of Wonders
Falconcity of Wonders (2.5 km)
A vast residential, tourist, entertainment and recreational complex in DubaiLand shaped in the form of the UAE’s Falcon emblem.
Read more
The Villa
The Villa (4.4 km)
A community of luxurious Spanish-style courtyard villas with mature trees, established lawns and shady green spaces beside the desert.
Read more
Liwan (5.7 km)
A freehold township in DubaiLand comprising 100 residential complexes, six iconic towers, mixed-use units and four hotels.
Read more
Arabian Ranches
Arabian Ranches (6.4 km)
A popular, self contained suburban community development comprising 4,000 townhouses and villas plus a supermarket and local shops.
Read more
DubaiLand Residence Complex
DubaiLand Residence Complex (6.5 km)
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The Polo Residence
The Polo Residence (7.0 km)
A small gated community in Meydan City comprising 29 five-storey luxury apartment blocks, sports courts, swimming pool, a spa and shops.
Read more
Meydan (7.1 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.
Read more
Companies Associated with Majan
Developer: Tameer Holdings
Developer: Mizin Real Estate
Masterplanning Consultant: Halcrow
Architectural Consultant: Callison RTKL
Building Contractor: Khansaheb
Building Contractor: Binladen Contracting Group
Building Contractor: Emirates Road Contracting


A look at the original masterplan published by the developer at the time of the launch of Majan.

Majan History

Majan was launched in November 2006 by Mizin, Tatweer’s real estate development company. Covering an area of 16.5 million square feet, the mixed-use community was branded the "Downtown of DubaiLand".

The initial master plan was designed by British firm, Halcrow and depicted a Manhattan-inspired skyline made up of 150 towers. The hope was that the project would drive an investment of AED 15 billion over the first three years and be complete by 2011.

The development consisted of 3 components: 32 percent of the area was to be residential units, 24 percent commercial units and 44 percent dedicated to retail and entertainment.

The commercial component of Majan was intended to balance the largely entertainment-focused DubaiLand economy.

Plots of land were sold to investors who would be free to develop projects within Mizin's design guidelines.

Mizin promised "new standards of execution and delivery" and announced that the main infrastructure works for Phase 1, including road, water, and electricity networks, was to be ready by the end of 2006.

One of the first Majan projects to hit the headlines was German-funded Marintime Hotel, developed by Steuruerlehgrang. Launched in December 2016, the AED 657 million building was set to be the world's seventh largest hotel and the tallest 4-star hotel in the region. The project, however, met a disastrous end when, before construction ever started, a group of German investors filed a lawsuit against the developer. It later transpired that no building permit had been acquired for the project.

In July 2007 Majan's initial infrastructure works were completed by Khansaheb Civil Engineering and the developer, Mizin, formally invited investors to begin work on their respective plots straight away.

Later the same year Damac Properties launched Madison Residences, conceived as a four- building cluster, but later built as a two-building cluster.

In August 2008 another German developer, German Realty Asset Management, launched Berlin City Centre, an AED 1.2bn development consisting of a 22-storey residential tower and an office complex. The project, unfortunately, never materialised, probably falling victim to the global financial crisis of 2008.

In October 2008, at the property show, Cityscape Dubai, developer Tameer Holding announced that they would be developing "Podium”, a 33-storey commercial skyscraper featuring the world's largest LED screen, said to be visible from a distance of 1.5 kilometres. The building, designed by Callison, would be a "green development" designed to reduce electricity and water usage "ensuring a more environmentally friendly lifestyle." Its screen, designed by Dactronics, would be "a powerful medium for advertising, messaging and art”. Podium, however, was never built and in 2016 the title of world's largest TV screen went to Emaar Properties for the LED screen on the entire eastern side of the Burj Khalifa.

By late 2009 construction had started on a few plots around Majan but not on the scale initially planned by Mizin.

Since 2010 development of Majan has been extremely slow, many projects having been hampered by the global financial crisis of 2008. The masterplan has been restructured to allow for the sale and development of smaller plots.

As of 2020 there are 28 completed buildings and around 25 more in various stages of construction or abandonment. All the buildings are mid-rise towers with the exception of two skyscrapers, Safa Tower and Al Rabia Tower, which loom high above their surrounding along Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.

Majan Buildings

There are 64 building developments in Majan. For a full list of all Majan buildings visit our Buildings Guide.

Mizan 2
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Mizan 3
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Mizin 4
construction Under development
Sarab 1
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Sarab 2
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Sarab 3
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Sarab 4
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Sarab 5
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Le Stelle
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The Haven
construction Under development
Syann Palm
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MVK Central
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OST Tower 6
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Barari Views
construction Under development
Boutique One
construction Under development
Majan Mosque
construction Under development

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