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Arabtec takeover plans spur share price leap

Arabtec Holding stock surged more than 10 per cent after it emerged that the Dubai-listed company was planning to buy a major European contractor.Arabtec shares rose by as much as 13 per cent before closing 10.67 per cent higher to Dh8.71 each.The contractor ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - 1 hour ago]
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These Skyscrapers Predicted The Worst Financial Crises In History

Saudi Arabia is expected to begin work on the Kingdom Tower next week.The building in Jeddah is expected to cost $US1.23 billion and stand 3,280 feet tall, according to the Saudi Gazette .That’s 568 feet taller than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa.Construction is ... [Published Business Insider Australia - 1 hour ago]
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Watch BASE Jumpers Set a New World Record by Diving Off The Tallest Building on Earth

Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet set a BASE-jumping world record after hopping from the tip of the Burj Khalifa—all 2,717 feet of it—in a stunt sponsored by the skydiving resort Skydive Dubai . Along with a peculiarly uncredited cameraman, the bros share ... [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

VIDEO: Spectacular World Record Base Bump

VIDEO: Spectacular World Record Base BumpPosted on: 11:17 am, April 23, 2014, by WNEP Web Staff[embedded content]Daredevils Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet broke the world record for the highest BASE jump earlier this week by flinging themselves off the top ... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Burj Khalifa, Dubai
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HOT VIDEO: Look Who Jumped Off the Burj Khalifa

It’s the UAE’s fave condiment – and one saucy student just can... ... [Published Ahlan! Live - 3 hours ago]
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Incredible video of daredevil duo jumping from world’s tallest building

[embedded content]It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no it’s two crazy men jumping off the world’s tallest building.Armed just with parachutes, Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet are videoed breaking the world record for the highest base jump following a death defying ... [Published Metro.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Emaar Properties profit up 55pc

DUBAI: Dubai’s Emaar Properties reported a 55 percent rise in first-quarter net profit, as the region’s economic recovery brought consumers back to its malls and shopping units, and house buyers returned to the market.The builder of the world’s tallest ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 11 hours ago]
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The Burj Khalifa base jump by Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai has broken yet another Guinness World Record in less than a month for base jumping off the very tip of The Burj KhalifaRevealing the nature of the mysterious hoarding that recently went up around the tip of the Burj Khalifa, Skydive Dubai ... [Published Buro 24/7 - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 4 reports

AFP - UAE-Dubai-Emaar-earnings

UAE-Dubai-Emaar-earningsContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Dubai's Emaar Q1 profit rises 55% to $235 mnDUBAI, April 22, 2014 (AFP) - Dubai's Emaar Properties said Tuesday its net profit soared 55 percent in the first quarter on a yearly basis, thanks to surging ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Watch video: How the Burj Khalifa looks from space

We have seen the Burj Khalifa from different angles, at different times of the year and during different seasons. But what really takes the cake is a glimpse of the Burj Khalifa from space. Yes, space!A full-motion video of the Burj Khalifa has been released ... [Published Khaleej Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Armani Hotel to mark four years at Burj Khalifa

Staff at Armani Hotel, which opened four years ago.Armani Hotel Dubai is to celebrate its fourth anniversary with a series of special food menus in its restaurants, showcasing cuisine from around the world.The property, a collaboration between Emaar Properties ... [Published HotelierMiddleEast.com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 5 reports

World's tallest tower to be built by Binladen Group

Published April 21st 201412:09pmfavorite?'Kingdom Tower' in Saudi Arabia will have a record height of 1,000 m and will cost over $1 billionSaudi Arabia will begin construction on the world's tallest tower in Jeddah, which will topple the current record ... [Published i24news - Apr 21 2014]

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...hub, more and more companies are looking to enter Dubai ," comments Compass Offices Vice President of Business Development Alexander Passler . " Dubai offers plenty of opportunity for foreign businesses due to its open economy, strategic geographical location and expanding infrastructure. There is certainly a growing need for flexible office space in Dubai . That's why The Oberoi Centre, with its premium setting and high-quality fit-out, seemed the ideal location for us to kick-start our business in the Middlethe Middle East ."
This construction comes as concerns of a Chinese hard landing have returned. "The housing sector now poses the biggest downside risk to the Chinese economy" wrote Societe Generale's Wei Yao . And after its first corporatecorporate bond default many began to wonder if China's Minsky moment had arrived
In his 2012 report, Barclays Andrew Lawrence and his team, wrote that this is because "the world’s tallest buildings are simply the edifice of a broader skyscraper building boom, reflecting a widespread misallocation of capital and an impending economic correction."
"We feel happy for breaking the world record, but it wasn't the main goal. We've been dreaming about base jumping from this special place, this unique place for three years now" Fugen, 34, who has done 600 base jumps since 2003, told the daily

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Arabtec takeover plans spur share price leap [Published Abu Dhabi National - 1 hour ago]
SERVICED OFFICE : Compass Offices to Open First... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
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Why A New Skyscraper In Saudi Arabia Could Mean... [Published Clusterstock - 2 hours ago]
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VIDEO: Spectacular World Record Base Bump [Published WNEP-TV 16 - 2 hours ago]
HOT VIDEO: Look Who Jumped Off the Burj Khalifa [Published Ahlan! Live - 3 hours ago]
Deyaar Garners Unprecedented Interest Ahead of ... [Published Dubai PR Network - 3 hours ago]
Incredible video of daredevil duo jumping from ... [Published Metro.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
French daredevils jump from Burj Khalifa, break... [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
Uncommon Dubai [Published Time Out Dubai - 7 hours ago]
Canal section set to re-open after major repairs [Published South Wales Argus - 9 hours ago]
Majid Almuhandis, the face of Mouawad’s Grand E... [Published Gulf Connoisseur - 9 hours ago]
Emaar to hold 16th Annual General Meeting today [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - 9 hours ago]
Dubai economy grows [Published TTRweekly.com - 9 hours ago]
The Burj Khalifa base jump by Skydive Dubai [Published Buro 24/7 - 10 hours ago]
Hong Kong Chronicles: Myriad Shades of Magnific... [Published Arabian Gazette - 10 hours ago]
Emaar Properties profit up 55pc [Published Qatar Peninsula - 11 hours ago]
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HD Video From Space Makes The World's Tallest B... [Published Gizmodo Australia - 12 hours ago]
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Emaar first quarter profit climbs 55% [Published Khaleej Times - 21 hours ago]
Emaar Q1 net profit rises 55% to $235mn [Published Gulf Times - 21 hours ago]
Tried and Tested: Flight to Adventure [Published Explorer - 22 hours ago]
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China to get world’s fastest lift [Published BBC - Apr 22 2014]
Dubai's Emaar Q1 profit rises 55% to $235 mn [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 22 2014]
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Why A New Skyscraper In Saudi Arabia Could Mean... [Published Clusterstock - 2 hours ago]
Saudi Arabia is expected to begin work on the Kingdom Tower next week.  The building in Jeddah is expected to cost $1.23 billion and stand 3,280 feet tall, according to the Saudi Gazette . That's 568 feet taller than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Construction ...
Watch BASE Jumpers Set a New World Record by Di... [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet set a BASE-jumping world record after hopping from the tip of the Burj Khalifa—all 2,717 feet of it—in a stunt sponsored by the skydiving resort Skydive Dubai . Along with a peculiarly uncredited cameraman, the bros share ...
China Urgently Needs To Solve Its City Problem [Published Clusterstock - Apr 18 2014]
SOME HISTORIANS BELIEVE that Marco Polo never went to China. But even if the 13th-century Venetian merchant did not lay eyes on the coastal city of Hangzhou himself, he certainly reflected the awe it inspired in other foreign traders when he described ...
Saudi women making business-leadership gains bu... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 14 2014]
The flash of purple abayas at a conference in Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city, Jeddah, was more than a fashion statement. It’s a sign of the changes Jeddah is embracing as King Abdullah slowly loosens restrictions on women in his conservative land. ...
Plumbing new depths [Published Gulliver - The Economist - Apr 09 2014]
FOR anyone in any doubt about the scale of the task facing the team trying to recover the flight recorder from Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Washington Post has published an excellent graphic . The Post gives some idea of the depths to which ...
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Real Estate Crowdfunding: Going Beyond Dubai's ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 16 2014]
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Dubai raubt der Welt mit spektakulären Neujahrs... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 02 2014]
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