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The art of living well in Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai is the birthplace of Burj Khalifa, the most incredible part of the Dubai skyline, and home to upscale hotels and restaurants, luxurious residences and shopping centres. It is the central borough for business and leisure in Dubai. Well-connected to both the Northern and Southern part of the town, Downtown Dubai is the heart of the city and the most iconic neighbourhoud in Dubai. 

The Destination

Billed by its famous tagline, “the centre of now”, Downtown Dubai is one of the major communities that offers a mix of residential, hospitality and commercial activities. The most vibrant location in the city, providing an unparalleled metropolitan lifestyle with world-class infrastructures, skyscraper hotels, famous entertainment hubs and fashion retails. It has become a major destination in the Middle East and has paved its way to global recognition as the centre of Dubai, where everything happens.

Located beside Sheikh Zayed Road, the city’s major and busiest highway, it is very accessible to all major communities and regions of Dubai, and adjacently situated to two business districts, Dubai International Financial Centre and Business Bay. 

A self-sustained community, and home to exclusive residential complexes, Downtown Dubai community offers luxury apartments in Dubai with high-end amenities perfect for young professionals and families that are looking for an abundant lifestyle experience.

Ellington Properties in Downtown Dubai

Ellington Properties, as one of the top real estate companies in Dubai, driven by its vision and commitment for delivering premium homes that creates exceptional lifestyles has developed an impressive collection of apartments for sale in Downtown Dubai from its award-winning residential high-rise project. 

DT1 is located between Burj Khalifa Boulevard and Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, with a visual connection to Burj Khalifa, Boulevard District, Business Bay & Sheikh Zayed Road. The location makes the development very prominent with the views and the luxury lifestyle it provides to its residents. The amenities are directed to take advantage of the mesmerizing views of the Dubai Skyline. A true classic among the exclusive residences in Downtown Dubai.

Residences at DT1

Designed from the ‘inside-out’, the approach towards the architecture of DT1 places emphasis on the expression of unique residences wrapped with an understated luxury. DT1 is a residential tower with an edgy and slick statement on the urban qualities of Downtown Dubai. Tailored and sophisticated, the feel is very much a mix of concrete, Corten steel and wood.  The colour palette is very neutral and raw, evoking a sense of modern sophistication that is more human scale than the other towers in the area.

DT1 speaks of emotions with colours and scents that are gentle, sensitive and pleasing without overdoing it.  Going by the mantra of “elevating the art of living well”, it suggests a truly distinct lifestyle incorporating modern design items and amenities in subtlety, yet very well-thought out. 

The amenities of DT1 speaks for itself, with the leisure and lap pool overlooking the beauty of the area, take a dip in the morning and witness the hustle and bustle of the city, or a plunge at night and see the majestic display of lights from every intersection along the avenues. The expansive contemporary gym with full-floor windows doesn’t miss its share of the views of Downtown, enjoy an invigorating work-out while watching the Burj Khalifa stand out among the sea of clouds.

Taking pride of place on the Ground Floor at DT1, is the well-anticipated Ellington Art Gallery that will feature specially curated, contemporary art exhibitions and will provide art lovers and visitors compelling cultural experiences through various exhibits. The Ellington Art Gallery will be an addition to the cultural showcase in Downtown Dubai and will enhance the residents experience for refined lifestyle.

DT1 Experience and Lifestyle

Nestled between the Burj Khalifa Boulevard and Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, DT1 offers plenty of social and dining options at your doorstep.  It is the ideal address for business-minded professionals and high-earning individuals that fancies the glitz and glamour of the city. Downtown Dubai community is known as the residential address for the most eclectic individual and attracts residents with multicultural backgrounds who seek the best of urban living.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, well-known for its mix of local and international restaurant-lined strip and chic cafes, offers a wide array of retail and dining options from fine-dining to eateries and has the best restaurants in Downtown Dubai. Along the boulevard, are some of the world’s top hotels that houses the best bars in Downtown, as the community also offers an eccentric nightlife.

Nestled in the central spot, Downtown Dubai is a major tourist destination with its landmark offerings, and entertainment facilities from opera houses, massive cinema complexes, theme parks, ice rinks and aquatic activities.


Downtown Dubai houses the best landmarks in the city, from modern architectures to stunning skyscrapers, it has a fine collection of picturesque landmarks that is worth seeing for. 

  • Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building, it has become the symbol of Dubai and is a place for major events in the city, featuring iconic displays of lights and majestic firework shows.
  • Dubai Mall – one of the world’s largest shopping malls boasts over 1,200 shops and entertainment experiences, provides an ultimate family getaway featuring massive ice rinks, aquarium and underwater zoos, and kids theme parks.
  • Dubai Fountain – the world’s largest musical fountain located in the center of a manmade lake; it attracts visitors from all over the world with its choreographed performances.
  • Dubai Opera – an international destination for world-class performances of arts and productions, Dubai Opera features classic musical theater, dance and live concerts stage.
  • Souk Al Bahar – Arabic style shopping centre, a call of classic and tradition amid the contemporary offerings of Downtown, it features waterfront dining spots and a cluster of lifestyle stores from antiques, carpets, jewelries and handicrafts.

Being the heart of Dubai, it is also within close distance to other major landmarks such as:

  • Dubai Frame
  • Dubai Canal
  • Museum of the Future
  • Dubai International Financial Centre
  • Dubai World Trade Centre
  • Habtoor City
  • City Walk
  • Dubai Design District
  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Meydan Racecourse
  • Dubai Marina
  • Palm Jumeirah

Downtown Dubai, in general has a lot to offer, brimming with new experiences each day, and new opportunities to discover, it provides residents and visitors with profound experiences of ultra-luxury and classic modernism that is beyond comparison.