Al Garhoud is an area with a mix of commercial and residential property. It is as close as 10 minutes from the Dubai International Airport. Al Garhoud is also quite close to Sharjah. The closest metro station which connects the area of Garhoud to the rest of Dubai is the GGICO Metro station. Al Garhoud residents have easy access to a number of reputed schools such as, The Cambridge international School, Gulf Indian High School, Al Khaleej National School and Al Mawakeb schools in the neighborhood.
The area has a number of restaurants offering different cuisines. Dubai Festival City an iconic mall, which is spread over 1400 acres, is also located in this area. Dubai Tennis Stadium, Welcare Hospital, Emirates Aviation College are some of the landmark buildings located in Al Garhoud. The area is also known for housing a number of car showrooms.
Al Garhoud is divided into sub-communities - Garhoud and Airport Road area. Garhoud offers a variety of residential options from studios, 1-2 bed apartments to villas. The residents living here represent a mix of all income groups. The average annual rent for a four bedroom villa would cost between AED 240,000-260,000. Al Garhoud is also a highly sought-after location by travelers wishing to stay near Dubai International Airport. There are various 3-4 star hotels or hotel apartments catering to tourists. The proximity to Creek Park makes Al Garhoud the perfect spot for water sports and recreational activities.
Commercial facilities in the area range from warehouses to offices and retail spaces. The annual rent for a 1000 sq ft warehouse is approximately AED 65,000-70,000. The average rent for a 250 sq ft office is around AED 50,000-55,000 per annum.