Week-long celebrations as Burj Khalifa marks its 4th anniversary

The Burj Khalifa will mark its fourth anniversary with celebrations beginning on Saturday. The world’s tallest building – a UAE and global landmark – will offer a week of special events.

‘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.

Dubai’s new Downtown Design fair and a glimpse at the city’s future creative hub

Top global design brands gathered at the foot of Dubai's Burj Khalifa last week for the launch of a new fair, Downtown Design.

Arabtec awarded AED1.8 billion construction contract

Arabtec Construction has been awarded an AED1.8 billion contract to build a mixed-use high-rise tower on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.

Dubai’s RTA awards $136m canal project contract

Dubai's transport authority has awarded an AED500m ($136m) contract for the construction of the first phase of the road and bridge network for the Dubai Water Canal project.

Emaar launches sales at new luxury Dubai project

Emaar Properties said on Tuesday it is launching sales of its most luxurious homes within the Sky Collection of The Address Residence Fountain Views III, the developer's newest project in Downtown Dubai.

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.

Dubai Marina: ‘Tallest block in the world’

The Middle East is outstripping the West in terms of ‘megatall’ buildings with Dubai beating China, having already built three of the world’s tallest buildings including Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, according to a new report.

‘Vanity height’ apart, Burj Khalifa still tallest in the world

Not counting its vanity height, Burj Khalifa remains the world’s tallest building with a highest occupied floor of 585 metres, an international body on tall buildings has told XPRESS.

Dubai exhibit celebrates the history and future of the ‘megatower’

Downtown, The Dubai Mall and The Address Hotel are all part of the Burj Khalifa's masterplan and are the real money makers. In an interview on American television just after it was announced that Smith had won the contract for Kingdom Tower, he explained the thinking behind such structures.