Investors name Dubai as top Mideast FDI hub

Global investors put their faith in Dubai's economy, making the emirate the first and most-preferred choice for future investments in the Middle East, according to an international survey released yesterday. And 81 per cent of those surveyed who have investments in Dubai plan to maintain or increase their investments in the next three years.

Height of success: From mechanic to owner of 22 Burj Khalifa units

Friends teased him about his height. He replied by purchasing 23 flats in the tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Burj Khalifa named among the world’s best landmarks

Two UAE landmarks have found place in TripAdvisor’s 2017 list of top 25 world landmarks. Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has been ranked as the world’s second most favourite...

Burj Dubai is Finished, But at What Environmental Value?

We covered the grand opening ceremony of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Tower, formerly called Burj Dubai. But amidst all the fireworks and fanfare, does this 818 meter high monument to human engineering achievement represent any innovations towards combating global warming, climate change, or other environmental breakthough – or is it simplyanother “Tower of Babel,” constructed by misguided human beings still trying to build us a city and a tower with its top in heaven?

4 ‘secret’ Dubai spots to watch Burj Khalifa fireworks

Everyone who is not going anywhere else this New Year's Eve knows that the Burj Khalifa fireworks are not to be missed. Every resident has, by now, come up with...

Businesses get used to new name of Burj Khalifa

There was still no mention of the Burj Khalifa moniker in the vicinity of the tower two days after its historic opening. Emaar Properties, which spent US$1.5 billion (Dh5.51bn) on the structure, had yet to make a statement on the name change or its implications, nor had the Roads and Transport Authority announced whether the Burj Dubai Metro station would have its name changed.

Emaar records 19% growth in nine-month net profits

Global property developer Emaar Properties recorded 19% growth in net profit to $986m (AED3.6bn) during the first nine months of 2016 compared to $830m (AED3.04bn) during the same period...

Burj Khalifa – a bleak symbol of Dubai’s era of bling

Dubai defies logic. Skyscrapers rear up out of the pitiless desert where, a generation ago, there was only wind-blown litter. This city-state confected from subsistence has now witnessed the opening of the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa, steel-ribbed, glass-clad and completely unsustainable.

Stay at the Burj Khalifa – for Dh7,000 a week

“We offer a studio and one bedroom (1,150 square feet) fully serviced apartments in the Burj Khalifa for short term stay. These apartments have full view (of) the fountain or the sea. The apartments have spacious reception area, a semi closed kitchen plan, where bed rooms have an on-suite bath, a powder room for the guest.”

New art galleries to open in Dubai

A new contemporary art space, The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, is set to open on Thursday February 24. The non-commercial space aims to provide a place to view, discuss and participate in work by local and international artists. The building hosts two gallery spaces. It was formerly a sales office and is situated in Downtown Dubai, opposite the Burj Khalifa.

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Samsung takes over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to promote Galaxy S9

The company became the first tech brand to be represented on the building in an LED display. There was also a chance for consumers to...