Monthly Archives: December 2012

Telegram Sam

The impact that Emirates has on the local economy is staggering and the realty, retail, hospitality and trade sectors owe much of their recent success to the expansion, exploits and expertise of the local carrier. The aviation sector contributes US$ … Continue reading

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Silent Night

In a city of superlatives, it is not surprising to see that Dubai boasts ten of its constructions over 300 metres including the world’s highest building, shopping centre and hotel, viz., Burj Khalifa (828 metres), Princess Tower (414 metres) and … Continue reading

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Send In the Clowns

Only two weeks since the announcement of MBR City, its first project has been revealed. Dubai Hills, being developed by a JV between Emaar Properties and Dubai Holdings, will be on similar lines to the hugely successful Emirates Hills with … Continue reading

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Let the Good Times Roll

One of Dubai’s success stories, that seems to be under the radar, is the fact that the emirate is fast becoming one of the leading players in the healthcare market. The main drivers are the increased government and international investment … Continue reading

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Jump

What a week for mega projects! First came the news of a multi-billion dollar development, dubbed Mohammed bin Rashid City, comprising the Mall of the World, which would overtake Dubai Mall as the largest on the planet, 100 hotels and … Continue reading

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