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It was billed to be the ‘Burj Effect.’ Today, some 180 days after the opening of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, there is a renewed sense of optimism that commercial establishments lining Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai are poised for a revival of fortunes.

Emirates GBC hosts networking event on ‘green supply chain’ on Feb. 23 in Dubai

Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC), an organisation aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices in the UAE, will host a networking event on 'How Masdar is Greening its Supply Chain - The Future Build Portal' on Feb. 23, from 7 to 8.30pm at The Address Dubai Mall hotel.

Celebrations on top of the world

Nasser Juma, Head of the Organising Committee for National Day Events and Activities, told Khaleej Times that the DTCM had planned to hold the National Day festivities on top of Burj Khalifa from the moment it decided to prepare the agenda for this year’s celebration.

2,500 buildings completed last year

The number of completed buildings in Dubai during 2009 topped the 2,500-mark, according to Dubai Municipality data released by the Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC). These numbers are set to grow this year, with Burj Khalifa delivered in January 2010. The value of these completed buildings, according to DSC statistics, was Dh24.89 billion.

Venues with a view

At the base of the Burj Khalifa lie four new outdoor event venues. In this exclusive photo special, takes you on a tour of the Burj Steps, Burj Park, Burj Plaza and Emaar Boulevard. Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum recently made the bold, but not surprising, statement that Dubai is back. According to him, the city is clawing its way out of the depths of economic troubles and is experiencing a surge in morale and financial stability.

3rd Arabian Business Forum helps chart out new business approach for regional companies, says...

Gulf Finance, a UAE based boutique finance company, believes that the 3rd Arabian Business Forum held recently at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, served as the perfect platform for the regional business community to discuss new market opportunities even as the economy steadily recovers from the consequences of the global financial crisis.

Dubai developer launches studio-heavy tower in Burj Khalifa District

Dubai-based property developer SRG has launched a new apartment complex in the Burj Khalifa Distict claimed to address the area’s shortage of studios. The 383-unit Marquise Square development, in partnership...

The dream builder

In less than six months, Mohammed Alabbar has delivered two of the world's most eagerly awaited projects. How did he do it? The iconic Burj Khalifa tower opened in January, and four months later came the first ever Armani Hotel, built within the tower.

Emaar Says to Realise Burj Khalifa Revenues in 2010

DUBAI – The Middle East’s largest listed developer Emaar Properties said on Thursday that it will realise revenues from the sale of properties at the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, formerly called Burj Dubai, in the financial year of 2010.

Armani Hotel waiter ‘stole from guest’s room’

A waiter at the Burj Khalifa's Armani Hotel, accused of possessing more than Dh300,000 in stolen cash and goods, yesterday admitted stealing from a guest's room at the luxury address. Police said that a search of the defendant's home had turned up more than Dh300,000 in stolen cash and goods.

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