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Old September 27th, 2008, 08:11 PM   #1241
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this is a question to our expert people in this site; when do you think this tower will T/O?
is it before the end of the year? I dont think much is left!
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Old September 27th, 2008, 09:28 PM   #1242
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for sure it will be topped out before of the end of this year
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Old September 27th, 2008, 09:35 PM   #1243
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Great design, yet simple.
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Old September 27th, 2008, 10:33 PM   #1244
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There are just a couple of floors left anyway
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Old October 10th, 2008, 09:17 PM   #1245
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INDEX, the 80 storey skyscraper by Union Properties to Top Out this month

Dubai, October 7, 2008: Union Properties PJSC (UP), one of the leading property developers in the United INDEXArab Emirates and a INDEX at DIFC2008 recipient of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Real Estate Development is showcasing its current developments Index, Limestone and its signature ‘MotorCity®’ at Cityscape Dubai 2008. The company has announced new payment terms for its developments Limestone House and INDEX. INDEX, the 80 storey multi-purpose tower is set to reach a new milestone by topping out before the end of this month. Developed by UP, INDEX is a creation of the reputed award-winning architects Foster & Partners.

“Construction work is almost at an end on what will be one of the first of a new era of ‘intelligent buildings’ destined to be the skyscrapers of the future,” said Simon E. Azzam, Chief Executive Officer, UP. “INDEX is set to be one of Dubai’s future landmarks, with state-of-the-art offices for multinational corporations and minimalist designed luxury apartments at a prime location within the rapidly developing Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). In addition to the release of new payment terms for potential buyers, we are also pleased to announce that the building will top out this month, heading towards a speedy, early 2009 completion.”

INDEX elegantly combines 25 floors of office space, 40 floors for apartments, in addition to 7 dedicated for penthouses and 3 levels for exclusive retails outlets. In addition to its prime location, the Index building is simplicity personified.

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Old October 18th, 2008, 07:31 PM   #1246
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Old October 18th, 2008, 09:39 PM   #1247
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This looks topped out to me! this tower has a very intimidating look to it. i like it!
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Old October 18th, 2008, 11:08 PM   #1248
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I concur, I can count 7 floors in the top crown section. I hope someone can post some close-up picuteres. Looks like Dubai has another Supertall!
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Old October 18th, 2008, 11:17 PM   #1249
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I Really Love its Design
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Old October 19th, 2008, 01:20 PM   #1250
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Finally it has topped out at 328m
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Old October 19th, 2008, 08:01 PM   #1251
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Yes Yes Yes !!!
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Old October 19th, 2008, 10:06 PM   #1252
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Has it really topped out? We should get a better picture to see.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 10:29 PM   #1253
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The scaffolding is still up there, so unless it goes we shouldn't not change the status.
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Old October 20th, 2008, 06:25 PM   #1254
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19/Oct/2008

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Old October 20th, 2008, 06:55 PM   #1255
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The God is back !!!

But that's it for the next month !
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Old October 20th, 2008, 09:16 PM   #1256
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It has a real dominating presence in the skyline.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 12:17 AM   #1257
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great photos imre

diagram update

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Old October 21st, 2008, 02:59 AM   #1258
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is it time to change to T/O?
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Old October 21st, 2008, 03:06 AM   #1259
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OK, it's fairly clear that that's the last floor
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Old October 21st, 2008, 03:43 AM   #1260
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woot!
thanks for the updates guys
is the cladding finished on all the office and apartment floors?
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