Al Barsha is a collection of sub communities in Dubai. It is one of the new residential developments and located in the West of Dubai, South of Al Sufouh. It is bounded both by Sheikh Zayed Road and Emirates Road.
Its various sub communities include the following: Al Barsha First, Al Barsha Second, Al Barsha Third, Al Barsha South One, Al Barsha South Two, and Al Barsha South Three. As newly developed community, Al Barsha is already populated if compared to other communities in the city. It is close to Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, and Palm Jumeirah.
Al Barsha 1 is one of the sub communities which is also located within the Al Barsha District of Dubai. There are also a number of large villas and mid rise residential buildings which are more popular for both locals and expatriates. In fact, there is non foreign ownership in this area that also makes the expat residents feel what the locals are.
Some of the iconic landmarks within the area are as follows: Mall of the Emirates, Dubai American Academy, and American School of Dubai.