Burj Dubai is a 120-story building developed by Emaar Properties who will play a prominent part in promoting Dubai as a world city and global business hub. When the construction work of Burj Dubai gets completed next year, it will become the tallest man-made structure in the world.
In terms of height, Burj Dubai is 422.5-meter high. It is quite a pivotal part of ‘Downtown Burj Dubai', which is a US$20 billion mixed-use community project. It consists of offices, residences, hospitality units and number of retail outlets. The world's biggest shopping destination, The Dubai Mall also comes under Downtown.
The most intriguing part about Burj Dubai is that it will give a new lifestyle choice for residents. Talking about recreational facilities, it will consist of four swimming pools, cigar club, library for book lovers and gym equipped with all the modern equipments.
Design and Construction
Designed by Chicago-based Skidmore, it has a unique blend of contemporary and modern feel. If experts are to be believed, Burj Dubai gives an impression of the bundled tube form of the Sears Tower. There are also some signs of Islamic architecture in the design.
If you are lifestyle conscious and want the best of both East and West then this is the place for you. With government policies being business friendly, it is also an ideal location for businessman. When you add this up with tax-free regime and 100 per cent capital repatriation and property ownership rights, there is hardly a surprise that Burj Dubai is fast becoming the centre of attraction for investors all around the world.
By investing here you get an access to Middle East, North Africa and the Subcontinent market, which by the way represents a market of more than a billion consumers. All in all, one can safely say that Burj Dubai is an unprecedented example of international progress implemented with the help of solid infrastructure.
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