02 febrero 2009

Burj Dubai: reaches its final height / Financial crisis delays work on new tallest tower

Cash Crunch Halts Work on Dubai Skyscraper

“…In a further sign that the property bubble in Dubai has popped, Nakheel, the state-controlled developer, said it was halting work on a skyscraper that would have stood one kilometer tall, or roughly twice the height of the Empire State Building in New York… The suspended building is part of a growing list of projects that have gone cold in what was one of the hottest real estate markets in the world. In December, Nakheel stopped work on Dubai’s very own Trump Tower — an $800 million project that was to sit on one of the emirate’s fabricated palm-shaped islands...”

1 comentario:

Mikey dijo...

What a stunning structure that's what I call a super tall skyscraper