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The Matrix
Updated: 27th September, 2022

The Matrix

The Matrix
Building type
Residential building
34 floors
Building specifications
The Matrix is a 34-storey residential building in Sports City, DubaiLand, Dubai.
The developer
The project was developed by The First Group.
Construction began in 2009 and was completed by 2014.
The development contains a total of 381 units.
Unit layouts
The Matrix comprises a mix of studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments.
The architect
The architectural consultant was John R. Harris & Partners and the architectural consultant was Brewer Smith Brewer Group.
Additional information
  • The open plan apartments are fully fitted and furnished and have floor to ceiling windows and expansive panoramic balconies.

  • Facilities include rooftop swimming pool, health club and gymnasium, high tech smart card access and concierge services.

  • The Matrix is one of four high specification residential buildings in Sports City by The First Group, the other three being The Bridge, The Diamond and The Spirit.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From The Matrix it takes roughly 22 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 16 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 20 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 20 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 28 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 29 minutes' drive.*

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The Matrix Location

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

Dubai Miracle Garden, 3.3 km
The Storm, 7.2 km
Marina Walk, 8.9 km
Parks & beaches
Dhafar Park, 1.4 km
Eisbej Park, 1.7 km
Qesad Park, 1.7 km
Golf clubs
The Els Golf Club, 0.8 km
Jumeirah Golf Estates Golf Course, 2.9 km
Trump International Golf Club, 3.7 km
Reel Cinemas at The Springs Souk, 4.0 km
Reel Cinemas, Dubai Marina Mall, 9.1 km
Vox Cinemas at Mall of the Emirates, 9.1 km

Nearby shops and outlets

The number of shops and amenities that are within walking distance can greatly affect quality of life and may be a key factor when choosing a place to live. Here is an analysis of all the commercial outlets that are currently operating in the vicinity of The Matrix.

There are two outlets within the building itself, located on the ground floor:

BinSina Pharmacy
Pharmacy, rear of building
Carrefour City
Supermarket, rear of building

In addition, there are plenty of outlets within walking distance of The Matrix. We've shortlisted the nearest ones across various categories:

local_grocery_store Supermarkets & Mini Marts
Almaya Supermarket
Supermarket, Canal Residence West Venetian Building (0.1 km)
Big Value Supermarket
Supermarket, Oasis Tower 1 (0.1 km)
Tudo Supermarket
Supermarket, Oasis Tower 1 (0.1 km)
Pure Muscle Supplements Trading
Health food shop, Canal Residence West Mediterranean Building (0.3 km)
restaurant Restaurants & Bars
Copper Kettle
Restaurant, Canal Residence West European Building (0.2 km)
Restaurant, Canal Residence West European Building (0.2 km)
Poke Poke
Restaurant, Canal Residence West Mediterranean Building (0.3 km)
The Kebab Shop
Restaurant, Canal Residence West Mediterranean Building (0.3 km)
local_pharmacy Clinics & Pharmacies
Health First Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Canal Residence West Mediterranean Building (0.3 km)
Optician & eyewear shop, Waitrose Motor City Building (0.9 km)
Supercare Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Waitrose Motor City Building (0.9 km)
Santhigiri Holistic Health Centre
Medical clinic, Lootah Avenue (0.9 km)
spa Salons & Spas
Super Trim Gents Salon
Men's salon, Canal Residence West European Building (0.2 km)
Sugar Beauty Lounge
Ladies' salon, Canal Residence West European Building (0.2 km)
Black Beard Gents Salon
Men's salon, Canal Residence West Arabian Building (0.5 km)
Super Trim Gents Salon
Men's salon, Waitrose Motor City Building (0.9 km)
cleaning_services Services
Oxygen Laundry
Laundrette, Canal Residence West European Building (0.2 km)
Laundrette, Waitrose Motor City Building (0.9 km)

For a full analysis of all outlets and amenities in the wider area visit our Sports City Amenities guide.

Local Schools

The Matrix has many schools nearby including Victory Heights Primary School at 0.5 km and Renaissance School at 0.6 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 Victory Heights Primary School which has a rating of 'Very good' and Nord Anglia International School Dubai which also has a rating of 'Very good'.

Victory Heights Primary School
0.5 km, Sports City
AED 44,500  •  British
Renaissance School
0.6 km, Sports City
AED 42,500  •  American
Royal Grammar School Guildford in Dubai
1.1 km, Tilal Al Ghaf
AED 98,000  •  British
GEMS Metropole School
2.5 km, Motor City
AED 41,500  •  British

Things to Do

We've partnered with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of The Matrix.

Chica Chica, Five Jumeirah Village Dubai • Ladies Night • Soul Street (2.2 km)
Le Petit Belge Motor City, Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City • Ladies Night • Le Petit Belge Motor City (2.4 km)
Nomad Brunch, Five Jumeirah Village Dubai • Soul Street (2.2 km)
Chicks and Salsa
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
El Chapo's Tacos (3.1 km)
The Irish Village Studio City
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
The Irish Village Studio City (3.1 km)
Fire Lake
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Fire Lake Grill House (3.4 km)
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Paros (8.1 km)
Los Chapitos Family Brunch
Brunch • Studio One Hotel
El Chapo's Tacos (3.1 km)
Los Chapitos Family Brunch
Brunch • Studio One Hotel
El Chapo's Tacos (3.1 km)
Sunday Brunch
Brunch • Montgomerie
Nineteen (6.5 km)
Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Montgomerie
Nineteen (6.5 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to The Matrix.

Victory Heights
Victory Heights (1.1 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
Motor City
Motor City (1.7 km)
A development in DubaiLand comprising two residential areas and a business park set around a Formula 1 race track. 
Read more
Dubai Production City
Dubai Production City (3.1 km)
A business free zone geared towards companies specialising in graphic art, printing, publishing, packaging and media production.
Read more
Studio City
Studio City (3.1 km)
A full scale film and TV production centre with associated residential and hotel accommodation. Much of the area is still desert.
Read more
Arjan (3.3 km)
A freehold development project in DubaiLand, designed to include office, retail and hotel space plus apartments to house 67,000 people.
Read more
Jumeirah Village Triangle
Jumeirah Village Triangle (3.3 km)
A residential development of small villas and townhouses with large gardens. Apartment blocks are situated on the edges of the district.
Read more
Damac Hills
Damac Hills (3.7 km)
A gated community with opulent villas and apartments dotted around the Trump International Golf Club and 40 hectares of parkland.
Read more
The Matrix Milestones
Date Launched
Construction Started
Date Completed
Companies Associated with The Matrix
Developer: The First Group
Architectural Consultant: John R. Harris & Partners
Architectural Consultant: Brewer Smith Brewer Group

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