Downtown Dubai is the hottest tourism hub of Dubai. It includes the tallest building in the world Burj Khalifa, a massive shopping mall Dubai Mall, and artisan’s cultural district Dubai Opera.
Many hotels, skyscrapers and residential blocks are present in Downtown Dubai. For instance, Boulevard Crescent by Emaar Properties is an outstanding off-plan project. In fact, most of the buildings in Downtown Dubai are developed by Emaar.
Boulevard Crescent offers premium amenities and an upscale lifestyle to residents. It’s situated at Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard and provides accessibility to commercial hubs such as DIFC and Business Bay.
Built by the team which developed Masdar City and The Opus, Boulevard Crescent is an exquisite residential complex consisting of 2 high-rise towers having 39 and 21 floors. Both towers intersect at the podium which offers a fitness club and other amenities. Podium and ground floor are connected by decorated walkways.
Boulevard Crescent was introduced in 2014. This complex displays 307 apartments having 1-3 bedroom flats and some luxurious 4-bedroom penthouses.
Basement floors are available for parking. Moreover, each flat comes with a dedicated parking spot in the building. After all apartments are occupied, visitors will have to search for a parking spot on the street.
Numerous high-speed elevators offer access to all floors of the building.
Security, maintenance services and air conditioning
Emaar Properties boasts its own cooling plant for its projects. 24 hours security is guaranteed by electric monitoring and security staff present at the gates. Only key cards can open the rooms. On-site maintenance and regular cleaning is done by the staff.
An equipped gym and a billiard’s room is available. Due to the cubic glass structure, the gym feels like it’s floating. At the podium, various attractive poops are available and there’s an Infinity pool too.
Guest and concierge services
Similar to all the other projects by Emaar Properties, Boulevard Crescent also provides 24 hours concierge services. Moreover, a well maintained lobby is present at the ground floor where guests and visitors can wait for identification.
Entertainment, recreation and standard facilities are included. A separate BBQ area, business center and shared gardens are provided. Relaxation rooms and play zones are found at the podium. At the ground floor, retail outlets and restaurants are available.
Types of apartments
The 307 apartments are made to satisfy the preferences of the city’s mixed population. The apartments display Arabesque decoration and modern architecture. Lush interiors, tilted or wooden floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and exquisite fixtures are some great features of the complex.
Single bedroom apartments in Boulevard Crescent
Ranging from 906 square feet to 1,001 square feet, this unit offers a standard living room, a huge balcony, laundry room, a master bedroom, powder room, and kitchen. Some units have 2 balconies.
2-bedroom flats in Boulevard Crescent
Ranging from 1,404 square feet to 1,624 square feet, this unit provides a contemporary kitchen, dining room, en-suite bathrooms, laundry room, and powder room. The 2 bedroom apartments are said to be bigger than all the other apartments in the neighboring areas.
3-bedroom flats in Boulevard Crescent
Ranging from 1,957 square feet to 2,225 square feet, this unit comes with a master bedroom, 2 more bedrooms, closed kitchen, powder room and en-suite bathrooms. The dimensions of the master bedroom is 4.95 meters X 4 meters.
As for the other bedrooms, they are 3.7 meters X 3.6 meters. The kitchen is complete and equipped with all appliances. Moreover, cabinets and sufficient storage are guaranteed in the kitchen.
4-bedroom penthouses in Boulevard Crescent
This unit is located at the top levels in the twin towers and offers unparalleled views of the city. These unrivaled penthouses can easily cover half or complete floor. It covers an area of 6,978 square feet and includes floor-to-ceiling windows, a big living room, kitchen and en-suite bathrooms.
Most famous apartments in Boulevard Crescent
2 bedroom apartments are the most famous in the twin towers. Afterwards, the luxurious 4 bedroom penthouses and 3 bedroom apartments claim the second and third ranks respectively. The single bedroom apartments are the least popular in Boulevard Crescent.
Rental trend in Boulevard Crescent
• Single bedroom apartments – AED 80k to AED 115k
• 2-bedroom flats – AED 150k
• 3-bedroom flats – AED 175k
Sale trend in Boulevard Crescent
• Single bedroom apartment – AED 1.6 million to AED 2.5 million
• 2-bedroom flats – AED 3 million
• 3-bedroom flats – AED 4.3 million
ROI in Boulevard Crescent
• Single bedroom apartments boasts the highest rental yield of 5.3%
• 2-bedroom flats have the second highest rental yield of 5%
• 3-bedroom flats have rental yield of 4.6%
Nearby metro stations of Dubai Mall, Business Bay and Financial Centre are good options. As for buses, the closest are East Height Towers, Clover Bay Tower and 8 Boulevard Walk Tower.
Ground floor offers nice restaurants. Some nearby options are Conservatory Restaurant, Bombay Brasserie, Pizzaro Old Town, At.mosphere (5-star restaurant in Burj Khalifa), Texas Roadhouse (in Dubai Mall), Walame Dubai and The Cheesecake Factory.
As for cafés, Brews Cafe, Zoga Yoga cafe and Tea Room cage are decent nearby options.
Spinney’s (in Emaar Residence), Carrefour Hypermarket (5 minutes away), Zoom and Al Maya (in Burj Khalifa) are great supermarkets located close to Boulevard Crescent.
Lots of premium projects are featured in the vicinity such as 8 Boulevard Walk, 29 Boulevard Towers, Burj Khalifa and Bahwan Tower.
Boulevard Crescent is located in the heart of Downtown Dubai and across Opera District. Since it’s at Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, direct access to major landmarks and the main road is guaranteed. Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain are some significant attractions.
Fine dining restaurants and lots of fun activities can be found in the area. For instance, VR cinema, ice skating and electric go-karting are the top entertainment options.
Summing it up
The apartments and penthouses in Boulevard Crescent are new and it’s costs are definitely justified owing to the exquisite facilities, floor space and construction quality