Dubai Sports City: A Major Residential Hotspot of the Emirate

A mix of residential, retail, leisure and recreational centers, Dubai Sports City is built around five major sports venues and features a number of sports academies and premium residential complexes. Dubai Sports City or popularly known as DSC is located on Mohammad Bin Zayed Road. In recent times, it has become a popular residential hotspot due to world-class amenities and comparative affordability of residential housing units as compared to other areas in Dubai.

Dubai Sports City

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Take a look at some of the major factors that have made Dubai Sports City a major Residential Hotspot of the Emirate:


Built in the year 2008, Dubai Sports City consists of various sporting complexes, mid-rise apartment buildings, townhouses, villas, retail and commercial destinations.

  • Sports

Sports Village is the ultimate sports and entertainment destination for fans, families, and athletes of all ages and skill levels. It includes a full-size indoor pitch with FIFA 2-star approved competition turf and two more full-size outdoor football pitches. It also has an International Cricket stadium with 25,000 seats, popularly known as Ring of Fire. Apart from this, DSC is also home to Spanish Soccer Schools, Rugby, and Golf Park.

  • Residential

Dubai Sports City contains three distinct residential districts: Canal Residence, Victory Heights and Gallery Villas. All these developments demonstrate new levels of luxury, modern trends in home design, and unique ways to be pampered by nature. Apart from these three ready to move in districts, DSC is also coming up with signature developments like North Point-2, Fortuna village etc. The residences are pedestrian-friendly with lower noise and less traffic congestion.

  • Commercial and Retail

Dubai Sports City currently has four schools and nurseries operating and has planned another seven to account for the total estimated population of the community.

It also boasts a variety of retails options that include a supermarket, pharmacy, salon, bakery, restaurants and cafés, and clinics. While, Canal Promenade is located on the western side of Dubai Sports City, taking advantage of golf course and canal views as well as its proximity to Sports Village, on the other hand, South Point is located at the south end of the kilometer-long canal and is an entertainment hub. It also has North Point that is a retail hub for both professional and amateur shoppers and is designed in a classic European style that is reminiscent of the Mediterranean Rivera.

Real estate Market

According to current stats, Dubai Sports City is home to 15, 000 people. With more upcoming projects, the population here is expected to reach 70,000 in the next few years. It also offers rental yields consistently between 7-8.7% annually with prices touching Dh890 per square foot on an average. Due to this, DSC is considered one of the best investment destinations for real estate in Dubai.