Al Quoz is located in western Dubai, bordered to the north by Al Wasl, to the west by Umm Al Sheif, Al Manara and Al Safa, forming a long rectangle between Al Khail and Sheikh Zayed Roads. Al Quoz consists of a mainly residential area in the northeast and an industrial area in the southwest with four sub communities. They are as follows:
Al Quoz Industrial Area 1
Al Quoz Industrial Area 2
Al Quoz Industrial Area 3
Al Quoz Industrial Area 4
It is also the oldest and the biggest industrial area in Dubai as well as known for its many art galleries, housed in warehouse spaces. Alserkal Avenue is located in Al Quoz and is home to the regions first private museum the Salsali Private Museum as well as many art galleries and a coffee shop.
Al Quoz industrial areas 1, 2, and 4 are in the southwest of the rectangle. They have been developed by Dubai Municipality as industrial and mass accommodation areas as well as homes to mainly Emirati families with spacious and individually designed houses and are conveniently located close to popular destinations such as Safa Park and Business Bay.