MEED Honours Supreme Winners Of ’Quality Awards For Projects’ At Gala Ceremony ‘Burj Khalifa’...

Burj Khalifa was the undisputed winner in the ‘Building Project of the Year’ category sponsored by Technal Middle East, while the ‘Transport Project of the Year’ sponsored by Cadillac was picked up Dubai Metro Red Line.

Yanni to perform in front of the Burj Khalifa

Greek composer and pianist Yanni, acclaimed for his instrumental music, will perform in front of the iconic Burj Khalifa on October 28, organisers have announced. Yanni's Dubai performance follows a concert in Muscat, Oman, at the Sultan Qaboos University Cultural Centre Grand Hall.

Emaar’s new Dubai property lures hundreds, 24 hours early

Hundreds braved heat of 40°C to queue 24 hours early outside Emaar's offices for the chance to invest in a new development. By far most were labourers paid by property agents and brokerages to stand in the heat on behalf of buyers desperate not to miss out on Emaar's new off-plan project, The Address The BLVD, in Downtown Dubai.

On top of the world

Standing majestically in the heart of Dubai is Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. It glows in the morning sun and the magnificent, beautiful architecture begs you to “climb” it. The masterpiece in downtown Dubai is surrounded by a lake, a park, hotels, high-end residences, shopping malls including the biggest shopping centre in the world, The Dubai Mall.

Saif Belhasa Group puts public offering on the back burner

The Saif Belhasa Group has pared back its retail expansion plans and postponed its initial public offering (IPO) due to economic uncertainty, said its chairman. The group expanded into food retail in part to cash in on the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping centres in the world, at the foot of the Burj Khalifa,Mr Belhasa said.

Armani sellers want AED30m for 2-bed flat

Apartment sellers in the Armani Residences have listed a number of two bed room units for AED30m ($8.1m) each. Several units were put on sale in the past week, and the prices equate to AED13,500 ($3675) per square foot – nearly 20% higher than during the peak of the property boom in Dubai.

Billionaire Indians spending millions for Burj Khalifa address

Indians are among top buyers in Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest residential tower and have invested Dh18 billion in Dubai’s real estate market last year.

Dubai World to sign final debt deal

Dubai World, the government owned conglomerate will sign the final deal on its nearly $25 billion debt restructuring deal with its creditors next week, said Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai’s Supreme Fiscal Committee and Chairman of the conglomerate, yesterday.

Modest replaces magnificent in Gulf

Burned by grand and audacious real estate projects, which became financial burdens when market bubbles burst three years ago, property developers in the Gulf are putting more emphasis on mundane but affordable housing.

WS Atkins jumps as Middle East debt concerns ease

Shares in the UK engineering consultant, which worked on the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, rose 6pc on Wednesday after it said a pick-up in the Middle East meant profits in the year to March 31, 2011, should beat expectations.

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