‘Burj 2020’ picked as name for world’s tallest commercial tower

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre ( DMCC ), the Government of Dubai Authority with a mandate to establish Dubai as the global gateway for commodity trade and enterprise, has chosen the name “Burj 2020” for the world’s tallest commercial tower in honour of Dubai’s Expo 2020 win.

Jotun hikes up the price of its powder coatings

Burj Khalifa: Jotun supplied 122,000 kilograms of powder coating and 487,000 litres of paint on the world's tallest tower.

New Year’s fireworks 2017: Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai

Guides can confirm that the Burj Khalifa fireworks display, which has become one of the most watched spectacles on the planet, will begin at the stroke of midnight on...

Model of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building is talking point at global event...

Sculpted like a sand dune, the much-acclaimed UAE pavilion, which was rated as one of the most popular pavilions at the Shanghai World Expo, has added the immensely popular attraction – a model of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Visitors to the UAE’s unique pavilion are mesmerised by the tall showcase displaying the eye-catching model, which was provided by the Burj Khalifa’s developer, Emaar Properties, the global property developer with significant presence in key international markets.

The World’s Tallest Building Burj Khalifa Sways and Creaks in a Storm

If Tom Cruise ever heard how the Burj Khalifa creaks when a storm hits the city, he would have worn his harness throughout the shoot of "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" in the building. Yes! the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, sways and creaks like a rickety old ship, sailing in rough ocean waters.

Saudi Arabia Kingdom Tower to be built at cost of USD 30 billion

The Kingdom Holding Company approved the plan to build the USD 30 billion Kingdom Tower in Jeddah the tallest building on Earth that will stand one mile high. The Kingdom Tower will be nearly double the height of the existing tallest building on the planet, the 2,717 foot Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It will be erected in Obhur just outside of the port city Jeddah.

Property bucking the trend in Dubai

Dubai home prices were down 8.2 per cent from March last year, the property firm reported. But prices have increased 2.1 per cent since October, including a slight 0.6 per cent bump in the first three months of the year, the property firm reported.

World’s largest aquarium: Palm Deira

Four islands already built by Dubai-based Nakheel on Palm Deira project will be used to launch a new mixed-use development. Nakheel will build a 250-room hotel with one the islands being home to one of the world’s largest aquariums.

LM grad has top job at the World Trade Center tower

Lewis joined Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) LLP in 1986, beginning his career at the New York City firm as a designer, and is today a director. The 75-year-old firm is known for designing many of the world’s tallest and most complex structures including the recently completed 160-floor Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

This is Dubai Metro’s busiest station, and it’s not Burj Khalifa

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dubai Metro, comprising the Red and Green lines, has posted high ridership rates last April, clocking 13,879,636 passengers, which compares well with the ridership recorded during the same period last year amounting to 11,298,414 riders.