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Rimal

Multi-building complex, Jumeirah Beach Residence
Rimal Key Information
Location type
Multi-building complex
Companies Associated with Rimal
Developer
Architectural Consultant
Architectural Consultant
  • When completed in 2010 JBR was the largest ever single-phased residential scheme.

  • The towers are grouped in six clusters, Shams, Amwaj, Rimal, Bahar, Sadaf and Murjan.

  • Together the towers house 6,917 apartments ranging from 900 sq ft (84 m2) studios to 5,500 sq ft (510 m2) penthouses.

  • As well as apartments the complex incorporates four hotels, shops restaurants and some commercial space.

  • The construction was extremely fast tracked, and achieved completion on schedule 40 months after works began.

  • More than 22,000 people from a number of different countries worked on the construction at its peak.

  • Extensive infrastructure works included a landmark bridge and a district cooling system.

  • The cooling system uses a network of underground pipes to deliver cool air and water to all the development’s buildings from a single, central source.

  • Dubai Properties was the developer and the project manager was Mace.

  • Rimal is a six -building complex within the JBR mixed-use development comprising 35 towers, each up to 46 storeys high, and covering an area of two million square metres along 1.7km of shoreline.

Rimal Milestones
Construction Started
2004
Date Completed
2007

Rimal Map

Rimal Reviews

See what the residents have to say by reading 8 user reviews courtesy of flatreviews.com

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Rimal reveives an overall rating of 4 based on 8 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.

24th Feb, 2015
Hashim
From Libya
Moved here in 2014
Living alone
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Rimal rating
Location
View, traffic
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
25th Jan, 2015
David
From United Kingdom
Moved here in 2015
Family with children
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Best area to live in Dubai
The Beach and restaurants
Motorbikes making too much noise late at nights. Apparently RTA is starting to fine them.
The size of the apartments are above average and what I love about JBR is that it has everything you need, its next to the newly built public beach, lots of restaurants, the famous "Walk" next to many 5 star hotels that also have bars and restaurants and you can more… even use the private hotel beaches provided you pay for it. Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
6th Jan, 2015
Ghaith
From Canada
Moved here in 2015
Living alone
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JBR Communicty
The beach
The traffic
The JBR community is perfectly located in Dubai Marina within walking distances to public transport. The community is very pedestrian friendly with direct access to the Beach Mall, the beach, Dubai Marina Mall, and numerous retail and food & beverage outlets. The community is very safe and clean, more… but slightly over developed, which is causing traffic congestion at rush hour and weekends. The RTA is continually working on a solution to relieve the congestion, and remains a work in progress with the introduction of the TRAM. The finishes in the JBR apartments vary from landlord to landlord, as some have carried out interior renovations and refurbishments after purchase. The views are spectacular if you have a sea view, and very good if you have a marina view. Some apartments have concrete screens outside their windows, which do limit the view. The facility services are standard, and not in par with leading developers in the region. They are working on improving the standards. All in all, highly recommended if you would like a self sufficient community by the beach. Show less
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10th Nov, 2014
Henning
From South Africa
Moved here in 2014
Living alone
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A living holiday....
Its like living in a holiday resort
Some sewerage problems...
Living in Rimal the past 2 years have been a dream... despite the obvious negatives. For the majority of my 2 years we were inconvenienced by the construction of the tram and as the Beach, which are two major developments. With the Beach finished a few months ago, it more… has added so much to the value of living in Rimal. Everything is on your doorstep, the Beach, lots of restaurants and plenty of other stuff to do. The tram will be finished this week, as I write this, and I feel this will also add so much value to the surrounding. Apart from much improved traffic flow, I can now take the tram to Barasti... AWESOME. They are also renovating the entire plaza level, which is a pain, but it should be finished in the first quarter of 2015. By then I would have moved, but I am jealous of the people who will enjoy these new features. One negative among the great benefits, has been the bad smells plaguing my building. This has been an on and off struggle with the management company. I do hope they resolve it quickly, but if you do consider a move there, make sure you get the assurances that all issues have been resolved.Show less
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27th Aug, 2014
Amro
From Canada
Moved here in 2014
Living with parents
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JBR, sea view
View, ease of access to beach and beach mall shops restaurants
Traffic.. Finishing can be better for price.
I love the view, when you get a full sea view in JBR, they aren't kidding, FULL sea view from every window. Mornings look beautiful.. The major problem now is the traffic... But thats only got worse lately as they are constructing the tram and should be finished by November.. more… The finishing also isn't the greatest when compared to some buildings in the area.. But much better than most. A 3 bedroom here is very spacious with 2 parking spots. 2 minutes walk to the beach and to the restaurants, cinemas and mall of the beach and the JBR walk.Show less
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23rd Jul, 2014
Martin
From Argentina
Moved here in 2014
Living alone
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Living in JBR
Beach. Access to The Walk.
Poor finishing.
JBR rates are going up and I am dreading what my new contract value will be as of October. As much as I love living in JBR it has many flaws. To start with the finishing of the buildings and apartments are appalling. I always take Emaar more… buildings as a benchmark of quality and luxury. From the finishings, to the pools and gyms you can tell the difference to that of what we have in JBR - very poor. What saves JBR is the walk and it's proximity to the beach, NOTHING ELSE. The entrance whenever I have guests is through a trashy looking garage entrance, what is up with that?? And we have a plaza level that seems to have no commercial value to it hence making it useless to us. Show less
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13th Jul, 2014
Suffyan
From Europe
Moved here in 2014
Family with children
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My Life in JBR
The walk .
The traffic and the noise.
I have been living in JBR for almost 5 years now, and i have lived in 2 apartments. The first apartment was a 2 bedroom and 2 years later i moved to a 3 bedroom. The 3 Bedroom is a lot more spacious (depending on layout of the apartment) and more… i have an amazing view of the Marina and also have a glimpse of the beach from my Bedroom. But since the Tram system is being constructed most of the construction noise is loud but not too loud that i would consider moving. The variety of restaurants on the Walk is endless and exciting, and entertainment i always available. Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a Propsearch or FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
9th Jul, 2014
Deepikagupta@hotmail.co.uk
From Asia
Moved here in 2014
Family with children
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JBR Community Living
The Plaza level, neighborhood walkable shops.
The traffic parking for guests.
Super place for families with children. We were lucky to purchase our own apartment, on the Plaza level, of the JBR community. It is a Duplex layout with its own back patio, which is a rare find in the Marina.
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