Jones Lang LaSalle said in a report that the Expo 2020 win would likely be a catalyst to Al Maktoum International Airport, which started its passenger services in October.
Armani helped design his namesake hotel in the Dubai's Burj Khalifa. Diane Von Furstenberg has her own designed suites at Claridge's in London. Missoni opened two hotels - Edinburgh and Kuwait - to help promote the line's home decor. The Verscace legend lives in on at his mansion, now the Villa by Barton G, in Miami Beach.
Engorged with Abu Dhabi's substantial oil surpluses, ADIA's assets are estimated at between $300 billion and $800 billion. It was Abu Dhabi's wealth that helped bail out sister city-state Dubai when it ran short of funds to complete the world's tallest building — which was then renamed the Burj Khalifa after the President of the U.A.E.
Just 37 years old, Arif Mirza is one of the few people in the world who can afford to live on the 35th floor of the towering Burj Khalifa. Never mind the building’s crappy human waste management system, this is luxury that some people dream of having. But Mirza plans to give it all up for 33 days.
It was the promise of goat on the menu that prompted my visit to Asado, the Argentinean steak restaurant at The Palace-The Old Town. We sat outside at a table facing the Burj Dubai lake, the Khalifa looming in the background and every so often, we saw the tail end of the Dubai fountain. Goat or no goat, first impressions were good.
Fino International, has been actively involved in several of the UAE's biggest projects including the Armani Hotel and Residence, the Burj Khalifa tower, The Address at Dubai Mall, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina Mall, Zabeel Park Stargate and Dubai Metro.
The architecture is ersatz, too. Sometimes there are local elements — the odd Arabian Nights turret, a fake souk — but the tallest building in the world, theBurj Khalifa , distinctly resembles Chicago’s Willis Tower (which also used to be the tallest building in the world). This is no accident: Both buildings were designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, also from Chicago.
"The Dubai Mall site is something we've been working on for over a year and will certainly take the brand to a new level in the market." It is also the public entrance to the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which at 828m tall is 2.5 times the height of Auckland's Sky Tower.