Al Markaz, Abu Dhabi

Al Markaz, Abu Dhabi

Have you ever found yourself in a confusing situation to know about the right area for your industrial or business dreams in Abu Dhabi? If so, Al Markaz might be the right location for you. 

This extensive industrial and business spt provides state-of-the-art centers. This makes it an ideal location for a range of business processes. You can learn about what makes Al Markaz a business center and how it can meet your business goals.

Al Markaz, Abu Dhabi

About Al Markaz

Al Markaz, also referred to as ALMARKAZ by its developers Waha Land, is an exceptional industrial and business park. Located in Abu Dhabi’s main industrial area, it offers a range of high-quality pre-constructed industrial buildings and serviced land plots.

These facilities cater to businesses involved in manufacturing, storage, logistics, and other industrial and commercial activities.

Spanning an impressive 6 square kilometers, Al Markaz includes commercial office spaces, retail facilities, and a service and security center, providing essential services for tenants. Situated approximately 35 km from central Abu Dhabi, it is conveniently close to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Road (E11).

Neighbourhood Overview

Al Markaz is primarily an industrial area featuring factories and warehouses. While the current focus is on industrial development, plans for expanding other projects are underway. Facilities like supermarkets, worship places, and leisure activities are found in the neighboring communities.

Properties In Al Markaz

The first phase of Al Markaz covers 1.5 square kilometers, with fully constructed roads and service infrastructure. This phase includes 2 million square feet of pre-constructed industrial buildings, including warehouses.

Each building comes with essential amenities such as a power supply, water connection, drainage systems, and fire sprinkler systems. These turnkey solutions are ready for tenant fit-out, allowing customization to meet specific industrial requirements.

Warehouses in Al Markaz are available for rent, offering sizes from 1,500 to 225,000 square feet. Serviced land plots range from 108,000 to 1,130,000 square feet, ready for immediate construction with pre-approved planning permission, ensuring a seamless process.

Phase 2 of Al Markaz, still under development, will feature retail and commercial buildings, further enhancing the area’s appeal.

Al Markaz, Abu Dhabi

Transportation And Parking

Most properties in Al Markaz offer ample covered parking for visitors and professionals. Street parking is also readily available. Public transportation mainly relies on cabs, as bus stops are not located nearby. The closest bus station is Musaffa Shabiya Bus Station, a 25-minute drive away.

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Amenities, Schools, And Healthcare


The nearest supermarket is AFCOOP Al Muqatra, an 18-minute drive away. Other supermarkets in NBB Workers City include Parco Hypermarket, Al Madina Hypermarket, and Emirates General Market in Al Dhafra Mall, offering a variety of grocery items for everyday needs.

Places Of Worship

Several mosques are about 15 minutes away from Al Markaz. These include Mojumaat Juma Masjid, Madinat Al Salam Al Ommaleyyah Masjid, and Madinat Hameem Al Sakaneyyah Masjid. Churches and a Sikh temple are located in the Musaffah community, around a 25-minute drive away.

These include the American Church of Abu Dhabi, Prophet Elias Cathedral Greek Orthodox, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, The Mar Thoma Church, and Gurdwara Mata Sahib Kaur Ji.


Al Markaz is primarily an industrial area, so schools are located towards central Abu Dhabi. Nearby nurseries include Dazzling Stars Nursery, Happy Jump Nursery, and Rainbow Nursery.

Primary and secondary schools within a half-hour drive include Creative British School, Shining Star International School, Sunrise English Private School, and Private International English School.


Residents can access two medical clinics serving the community: Right Health Expert Medical Clinic LLC and Right Health Tabibak Medical Clinic. For hospital care, one must travel towards the city. 

Mafraq Hospital, Pheonix Hospital, and Millennium Hospital are the nearest tertiary care centers, requiring a minimum driving time of about 25 minutes.

Nearby Areas

Al Markaz is close to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Road (E11), allowing easy access to neighboring areas. Surrounding communities include Al Muqatra, Al Bihouth, and Al Dhafra. Driving towards central Abu Dhabi, you will find Al Wathbah and Muhammad Bin Zayed City. Al Shinayin lies to the southwest of Al Markaz.


Shopping, Dining, And Nightlife

The nearest mall is Hameem Mall, around 13 minutes away, offering retail stores with great deals. Other nearby malls include Baniyas Mall and Mazyad Mall. Baniyas Mall features a Lulu Hypermarket and various dining options, while Mazyad Mall offers a range of international and local brands.


Dining options near Al Markaz include Urban Tadka Restaurant for Pakistani food, Asir Al Shouq Restaurant, and Rainbow Restaurant for Indian cuisine

Hameem Mall also has several restaurants such as Top Twenty Restaurant, Dhaka Smart Restaurant, and Baab E Chakwal Restaurant. Nearby cafes include Chat Point and Falcon Cafeteria.


Hameem Beach, the nearest public beach, is a 17-minute drive away. Here, you can camp, fish, or enjoy the beauty of mangroves on the shoreline.

Al Markaz, Abu Dhabi

Leisure Activities And Notable Landmarks

Nearby tourist hotspots include the Wathba Wetland Reserve, Emirates National Auto Museum, Al Wathba Long Salt Lake, and Al Wathba Fossil Dunes.

  • Emirates National Auto Museum: Showcases over 200 vehicles under the curation of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan. The museum’s pyramid-shaped building features off-road vehicles, classic American cars, and the famous Mercedes rainbow collection.
  • Al Wathba Long Salt Lake: A natural landmark popular with photographers and nature lovers.
  • Wathba Wetland Reserve: A sanctuary for various bird species, including herons and flamingos.
  • Al Wathba Fossil Dunes: A geological site with ancient dunes preserving marine life fossils.

Outdoor Activities, Fitness, And Beauty

For outdoor activities, Al Jazeera Park, a 24-minute drive away, offers jogging, cycling, picnicking, and barbecue parties in green spaces. Gyms in the Shabiya Community, like Black Cat Men’s Gym Club and Muscle Plus Gym, are about 25 minutes away.

Beauty salons in neighboring communities include Al Noufal Gents Saloon, Titanic Saloon, and Salama Style Beauty Salon, all within a 25 to 30-minute drive.


Al Markaz in Abu Dhabi is a prime industrial and business hub offering state-of-the-art facilities and excellent connectivity. With its range of industrial properties, comprehensive amenities, and proximity to essential services, it is an ideal location for businesses looking to establish or expand their operations.

Whether you need ready-to-use warehouses, serviced land plots, or access to nearby amenities, Al Markaz has everything to support your business needs.

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