Jabi Abuja

Neighborhood overview

Jabi is a serene and developed district in phase 2 of Abuja. As one of the city’s primary retail, cultural and leisure centres, the district has many things going for it. Additionally, outside of the inner city areas, It is among the most known and sought after neighborhoods in the capital.

The area has a residential feel to it in places. The quieter more residential parts of Jabi are where you will find tree lined streets next to large gated mansions. These mansions host many of the city’s upper class.

On the other hand you also have the more busy sections of the district where most of the commercial activities take place. These activities are further increasing backed up by the recent opening of the Jabi Lake Mall.

There are plenty of landmarks in and around the area. A popular hangout spot is Jabi Lake & Park, while Coco Café and Serendib are two of the more popular restaurants.

Several other parks and gardens are located in Jabi making it among the greenest neighborhoods in the city. These parks provide the perfect opportunity for residents to unwind and relax.

This also provides economic benefits to the neighborhood as Jabi is frequented by people across Abuja, who come to spend money on the recreational activities the district offers.

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Getting around

Jabi is located near the districts of Kado in the north, Utako in the east, Dakibiyu to the south, Life Camp to the west and Gwarinpa to the north west.

The area has an excellent road network. Ring road 2 forms the boundary of the western edge of the district linking it to various other outer Abuja neighborhoods like Lokogoma.

Obafemi Awolowo Way passes through the district leading on to Abuja Central Area in around 10 minutes.

Land and houses in Jabi

Jabi enjoys an enviable position, close to the city centre while at the same time being far enough out to offer a quieter way of life.

The areas mix of urban elements and green space also continues to attract residents. Together with its good location and peaceful environment real estate in Jabi carries a premium.

Property value and by extension the cost of rent are on the increase, especially in locations nearer to the districts parks. Even so, property here is generally not as expensive as Abuja’s inner neighborhoods such as Asokoro or Maitama.

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