Al Quoz is a community that is divided into commercial and residential sectors. Its residential district is mostly centred in the northeast region while the commercial district is concentrated towards the southwest of the community. Al Quoz is situated just west of Business Bay and Sheikh Zayed Road.
The overall community in Al Quoz is segregated; the commercial and residential neighbourhoods do not connect. In general, the residential part of the community is quiet and is less densely populated compared to other areas of Dubai. The commercial district is known as Al Quoz Industrial Area and it consists mainly of factories and warehouses.