Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO): Areas, Neighborhoods, Amentities, & Lifestyle

Dubai Silicon Oasis AKA Silicon Oasis is a well-known technology and innovation hub. Silicon Oasis is a suburb offering its residents a holistic community lifestyle. Living in Dubai Silicon Oasis provides a peaceful life within a gated community. The community features many residential buildings and a balanced lifestyle. It is centrally located and one of the best places to live and work. It’s also the most popular community for renting an apartment in Dubai. Its total area is 7.2 million square-meter and provides a blend of modern living and working spaces. 

Living in Silicon Oasis had its benefits and perks. The community had residential buildings, Commercial centers, and office spaces. Moreover, an extensive road network and sub-defined community make it a well-connected place. 

The community is also a hub for startups and attract young professional related to technology. Dubai Silicon Oasis had 3 different sub-communities. 

  • The Technology Park 
  • Villa Compounds 
  • Residential Towers  

Properties at Dubai Silicon Oasis 

What started and established as a hub for “promoting modern technology-based industries” is now converted into a multicultural residential area and a popular choice for renting and buying an apartment. The community had mixed uses of land consisting of Studios, Apartments, and Villas. Furthermore, it’s one of the best options if you’re looking at renting a luxury apartment at an affordable price. 

Residential apartment buildings in DOS offer an array of choices. Apartments start from a studio up to 3 bedrooms. Other than apartments, the community also had 2 villa communities, The Cedre and Summer Villas having luxurious villas and townhouses. 

Affordable rents make Silicon Oasis a popular choice among young professionals and small families. 

Rents for Apartment in Dubai Silicon Oasis

Apartment Type

Average Rental Price in AED

  • Studio 30,000
  • 1-Bed 44,000
  • 2-Bed 67,000
  • 3-Bed 88,000
  • 4-Bed 152,000

Renting a studio in Dubai Silicon Oasis starts from ADE 25K, 1-bedroom apartment cost ADE 44K. Whereas, the rent of a 2-bedroom Apartment at Silicon Oasis is ADE 67K on average. 3-bedroom apartments can reach ADE 88K annually. 

Rents for Villas in Dubai Silicon Oasis

Villa Type

Average Rental Price in AED

  • 3-Bed 143,000
  • 4-Bed 147,000
  • 5-Bed 179,000

Compared to the other communities, renting a villa at Dubai Silicon Oasis is also affordable. The average cost of the 3-bedroom villa had an average price of ADE 143K. Whereas 5-bedroom villas can cost ADE 179,000K


ROI in Silicon Oasis 

Apartment Type


  • Studio 8%
  • 1-Bed 7.9%
  • 2-Bed 7.5%
  • 3-Bed 6.9%

Overall, in terms of ROI, DSO had the best deal, offering 8% ROI in Studio and 7.9% ROI in 1-bedroom Apartments. 



There are many shops and essential stores in Dubai Silicon Oasis, enough for grocers and day-to-day needs. Here are a few famous stores and supermarkets

  • Spinneys in Cedre Villas Community Centre
  • Carrefour Market- Digital Park
  • Carrefour- Emirates Towers 
  • Carrefour- Souq Extra   
  • Lulu Hypermarket- Silicon Central 
  • Grandiose Supermarket

These top grocery stores offer top-of-the-line purchasing options for its residents


Avenues Mall, Silicon Central, and Ceder Shopping Center are within the Silicon Oasis. Moreover, there are many malls that residents can access within a 10-15 minutes drive away. They are Liwan Mall, Dubai Outlet Mall, and Dragon Mart in International City.  

Schools in Dubai Silicon Oasis 

The area is popular among young professionals and small families. Parents can find the best educational centers in Dubai in Silicon Oasis and the nearest communities. GEMS Wellington Academy offers both IB and UK curricula. The nearest community, Nad Al Sheba had GEMS Modern Academy and Kings School. Few more are 

  • Early Learning Center 
  • Emirates British Nursery 
  • Fantasy Town Nursery & Play lounge
  • International Indian School

Health Care at Dubai Silicon Oasis 

There are many medical clinics and specialty centers near the community. Some of them are Aster clinic, Eupepsia Medical Clinic, HealthHub Clinic, Magnum Gulf Medical Centers, and Medicure Clinic. Although there is no major hospital in Dubai Silicon Oasis, residents can access the hospital's nearest neighbor.

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