Did you know that the maximum occupancy of the Burj Khalifa is 35,000 people, almost the population of a small town! And did you know that during the hot summer months or in the cool winters, the temperature at the top of Burj Khalifa is six degrees cooler than at ground level.
Construction on the Burj Khalifa started back in 2004 and it ended five years later, when it became the tallest artificial structure in the world, a record held to this day.
Iraq's southern Basra Province is planning to build a 1,152 metre "mega tall" skyscraper which will be taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world, and the under-construction 1km Kingdom Tower in Jeddah.
The 828-metre Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower in Dubai, UAE, is the inspiration behind the design of 632-meter Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest, and the world’s second tallest tower.
Movenpick Hotels & Resorts' Movenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai will become its seventh Dubai property when it opens in the second half of 2017.
Finnish lift maker Kone Corporation said that it has inked a deal with Jeddah Economic Company to provide elevators for Kingdom Tower, which is touted to become the world’s tallest tower once completed.
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.