As the most expensive place to invest in Dubai, Downtown Dubai is an outstanding development located near Dubai Mall and the iconic tallest tower in the world. As a mixed-use development with a range of high and low-rise buildings, Downtown is in demand with many young couples and professionals who are looking for a convenient location and elegant surroundings. The Old Town has Arabian-style buildings and courtyards, and the development has many world class restaurants.
Downtown is active all the time and is popular with shoppers at Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, as well as with diners at the world-famous Address Hotel. Traffic is not a main concern, and there are wide promenades where people can walk. The development is safe, but it must be noted that there is a good deal of construction in the area. Furthermore, the development has a wide-range of conveniences, but does not cater well for children. There as there are no schools and a limited number of pools and playgrounds. Downtown is an exciting and exclusive place to live, but it may not be suited to family living.