The Retail at Marina Gate

The Retail at Marina Gate

Designed to offer a seamless shopping experience across Marina Gate when complete, the project consists of over 135,000 ft² of prime retail space over the ground, mezzanine and first floors.

Intended to capitalise on heavy footfall in the immediate vicinity, Marina Gate will be home to Dubai Marina’s most popular convenience retail, service and dining experiences.

With ample parking, multiple public transportation options and a carefully assessed tenant mix that includes a minimarket, polyclinic, personal care outlets and a plethora of marina view dining options, Marina Gate is set to become one of the most frequented destinations within Dubai Marina.

Phase Units GLA
Marina Gate I 16 41,650 ft²
Marina Gate II 16 50,837 ft²
Jumeirah Living Marina Gate 15 43,335 ft²
Total 47 135,822 ft²

Demographic Characteristics


  • High percentage of expatriate customers
  • Majority between ages of 25 and 44
  • Strong purchasing power
  • Aspirational shoppers


  • Significant number of neighbouring hotels drive high tourist footfall
  • High levels of disposable income, geared towards dining concepts
  • Predominantly European / Regional travellers with their families


  • Convenience retail (minimarket, tailor, dry cleaner, nail spa, salon) necessitated by high density location and few alternative options.
  • Quick serve restaurants and casual dining concepts to capitalise on the high footfall and marina facing views the location provides.
  • Destination entertainment and lifestyle activities (fitness centre / yoga studio, tour operator / yacht broker, polyclinic, nursery, children’s soft play area) that cater to latent demand from residents and tourists alike.


Prominently positioned at the original gateway to Dubai Marina, The Residences at Marina Gate is a three tower development comprising 3.8 million square feet of Built Up Area, with sweeping, uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf and the length of the marina.


Undisputedly one of Dubai’s premier residential & hospitality districts, Dubai Marina comprises 50 million square feet of Gross Floor Area around a central canal that spans 3.5 kilometres and has direct sea access at either end.

The combination of yachts, moored in front of world class, luxury high-rise towers and bustling dining, entertainment and leisure venues easily accessible by 7 kilometres of pedestrian walkways, has proven irresistible to residents and tourists alike.

15 years in the making, Dubai Marina boasts some of Dubai’s highest occupancy and residential demand levels. When fully complete, it will serve as home to over 120,000 highly sophisticated, affluent residents predisposed to modern retail formats and international and luxury brands.


Situated in a prime position within the “tallest block in the world”, the retail area at Marina Gate possesses some of the finest vistas in the entire master community.

This is the only remaining location in Dubai Marina to offer a critical mass of Grade A community retail space in a well-established, high footfall location.

With a purpose designed tenant mix, the project will instinctively appeal to residents of Marina Gate, neighbouring high-rises and tourists alike.

Comprising 47 units, the retail area at Marina Gate will be home to community attractions, a high percentage of convenience retail and varied dining options that will maximise the stunning, unobstructed terrace views.


  • Designed to allow maximal flexibility for retailers, each unit has access to a grease trap (private or centralised), water, chilled water, electricity and gas provisions with distinct sub-meters.
  • The minimarket has a designated loading bay, with the other retailers sharing facilities.
  • The polyclinic has been designed with access to a private elevator capable of handling a stretcher
  • Five, 18-person capacity communal lifts and three monumental staircases across the project service the upper levels, ensuring convenient access routes for customers
  • Common area services include disabled access, security room and staff facilities
  • Ample parking with multiple routes of access to retail areas

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