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The Metropolis
Updated: 3rd February, 2023

The Metropolis

The Metropolis is a 27-storey office building in Business Bay, Dubai.
The Metropolis
Building type
Office building
27 floors
Building specifications
The Metropolis is a 27-storey office building in Business Bay, Dubai.
The developer
The project was developed by Deyaar Development.
Construction began in 2007 and was completed by 2011.
The project is located on plot BB.A03.031.
125 metres (410 feet)
The development contains a total of 320 units.
The architect
The architectural consultant was LACASA Architects & Engineering Consultants.
Additional information
  • The building contains 288,089sq ft of office space.

  • Facilities include a plush 54ft high lobby and lounge, an 8,500sq ft shopping arcade, a landscaped plaza and coffee shops with outdoor sitting spaces, a 24-hour front desk and 24-hour security.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From The Metropolis it takes roughly 8 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 21 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 20 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 25 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 15 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 43 minutes' drive.*

Available property
For rent
Office To Rent in The Metropolis
Office To Rent in The Metropolis
135,000  per year
For rent
Office To Rent in The Metropolis
Office To Rent in The Metropolis
90,000  per year

Properties on the Market

Explore the current market listings for properties in The Metropolis.

The Metropolis Location

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

Kidzania, 1.2 km
Fountains at Dubai Mall, 1.2 km
Bay Avenue Mall & Park, 1.2 km
Parks & beaches
Action Park Business Bay, 1.0 km
Bay Avenue Park, 1.1 km
The Block, 2.3 km
Golf clubs
The Track Meydan Golf, 4.3 km
Dubai Hills Golf Club, 7.2 km
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, 8.8 km
Cinemacity Fountain Views, 1.3 km
Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall, 1.4 km
Reel Cinemas at Rove Downtown, 2.0 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 Metropolis.

There are a number of outlets within the building itself, located on the ground floor:

Tawtheeq Property Registration Trustees
Government office, street level
Amore Restaurant
Restaurant, street level
Burger Bae
Restaurant, street level
Bubbles & Boba
Laundrette, street level
Farha Gents Salon
Men's salon, street level
Wishah Spa
Spa, street level
Walk Way Grocery
Supermarket, street level
ATI Beauty
Ladies' salon, street level

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

local_grocery_store Supermarkets & Mini Marts
Carrefour Market
Supermarket, Damac Maison Privé (0.1 km)
Spinneys Market
Supermarket, South Ridge (0.2 km)
Swiss Mart Express
Mini mart, Westburry Square (0.3 km)
Supermarket, Westburry Square (0.3 km)
restaurant Restaurants & Bars
Secret Cuisine
Restaurant, Opal Tower Business Bay (0.1 km)
Alfalak Cafe
Restaurant, Opal Tower Business Bay (0.1 km)
Cafe Prive
Café, Damac Maison Privé (0.1 km)
Restaurant, Bay Square Building 2 (0.3 km)
local_pharmacy Clinics & Pharmacies
J'adore Medical Clinic
Medical clinic, Damac Maison Privé (0.1 km)
Health First Pharmacy
Pharmacy, South Ridge (0.2 km)
Life DX
Medical clinic, Bay Square Building 6 (0.3 km)
Life Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Mayfair Residency (0.4 km)
spa Salons & Spas
Men's salon, Marquise Square Tower (0.1 km)
Bote Beauty Lounge
Ladies' salon, Marquise Square Tower (0.1 km)
Excellence Gents Salon
Men's salon, Opal Tower Business Bay (0.1 km)
Dolche House Beauty Lounge
Ladies' salon, Damac Maison Privé (0.1 km)
cleaning_services Services
Stallion Bespoke
Tailoring shop, South Ridge (0.2 km)
Uplifting Floral Studio
Flower shop, Bay Square Building 2 (0.3 km)
Brass Bubbles Laundry
Laundrette, Westburry Square (0.3 km)
Kachins Signature
Tailoring shop, Bay Square Building 6 (0.3 km)
fitness_center Gyms & Fitness Studios
Gym, South Ridge (0.2 km)
Zoga Yoga
Yoga studio, South Ridge (0.2 km)
Gym, Souk Al Manzil (0.6 km)
Fitness First
Gym, Al Manzil Clubhouse (0.7 km)

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

Local Schools

The Metropolis has many schools nearby including GEMS Our Own Indian School at 2.2 km and Global Indian International School Dubai at 2.3 km.

In terms of performance there are eight 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'.

GEMS Our Own Indian School
2.2 km, Al Quoz
AED 8,800  •  Indian
Global Indian International School Dubai
2.3 km, Al Quoz
AED 21,000  •  Indian
Japanese School Dubai
2.5 km, Al Wasl
AED 20,500  •  Japanese
Dubai International School Al Quoz
2.6 km, Al Quoz
AED 16,500  •  American

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 Metropolis.

Lock, Stock & Barrel, Grand Millennium Business Bay • Ladies Night • Lock, Stock & Barrel Business Bay (0.0 km)
Ladies First, Pullman Dubai Downtown • Ladies Night • The Birdcage Dubai (0.0 km)
The Notorious B.R.U.N.C.H, Grand Millennium Business Bay • Lock, Stock & Barrel Business Bay (0.0 km)
Brew House
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
Brew House (0.0 km)
XO Confidential
Ladies Night •  9:00pm
Taikun (0.0 km)
My Boyfriend is Out of Town
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Taikun (0.0 km)
Three Little Birds
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Ting Irie (0.0 km)
Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Grand Millennium Business Bay
Beau Rivage Bistro (0.0 km)
Bella's Sunday Brunch
Brunch • Grand Millennium Business Bay
Bella Restaurant and Lounge (0.0 km)
Bella's Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Grand Millennium Business Bay
Bella Restaurant and Lounge (0.0 km)
The Notorious B.R.U.N.C.H
Brunch • DoubleTree by Hilton Business Bay
Pizza Express Live (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

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

City Walk
City Walk (2.6 km)
A stylish, vibrant town-centre community combining residential, shopping, dining and attractions in the heart of the Jumeirah district.
Read more
Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai International Financial Centre (3.2 km)
The financial quarter of Dubai comprising commercial, retail and residential districts, all three linked by a retail corridor
Read more
Sheikh Zayed Road
Sheikh Zayed Road (3.5 km)
The 2km stretch of road between Business Bay and the World Trade Centre roundabout, flanked by walls of skyscrapers. 
Read more
The Polo Residence
The Polo Residence (4.2 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 (4.7 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
La Mer
La Mer (5.3 km)
A beachfront development with shopping, dining and entertainment areas stretching out to sea between Pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay.
Read more
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.
Read more
The Metropolis Milestones
Date Launched
Construction Started
Date Completed
Companies Associated with The Metropolis
Developer: Deyaar Development
Architectural Consultant: LACASA Architects & Engineering Consultants

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