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Old June 20th, 2011, 08:52 PM   #1961
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His point is that the building is not build for economical reasons, but for prestige, thus the biggest *****.
NO! it's for economical reasons for sure where is your mind ?
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Old June 20th, 2011, 08:56 PM   #1962
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200 meter towers are for economical reasons not 1km tall tower in the middle of desert.
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Old June 20th, 2011, 09:09 PM   #1963
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and you mean that 1km tall tower in the middle of desert won't make people come to see it to improve the tourism ,COMMON !!!
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Old June 20th, 2011, 09:19 PM   #1964
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It's the same case as burj khalifa. The tower itself doesn't earns for itself, but all services around it, malls, hotels and everything else. But first Saudi Arabia has to open to the tourists, because now the country for me as a Pole is more closed than North Korea.
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Old June 21st, 2011, 12:38 AM   #1965
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I didn't wanted to be party breaker when you guys started countdown, so I didn't said anything..

But now I can't resist to say "I TOLD YOU SO" that there's not gonna be anything on the cityscape..

Freakin' annoying fayzoon with his freakin' "wait until june 11th"..
I can't believe you actually made people believe you and wait for that freakin' Cityscape..

I wouldn't be surprised if you are the guy who predicted the end of the world and made people believe that..

I hoped this will not get built. It seams my wishes will come true.
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Old June 21st, 2011, 02:25 AM   #1966
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NO! it's for economical reasons for sure where is your mind ?
Yes because land is so damn sparse and in such huge demand in Jeddah that the only logical solution is to build a ******* huge monolith.

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^There really shouldn't be any need to write the close sarcasm tag, but it's amazing how stupid some people are around here.
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Old June 21st, 2011, 12:34 PM   #1967
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 11:12 PM   #1968
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...in fact ,I don't care much about this building which you are all dreaming off and which will not get built. I just like to follow ridiculous comments of a certain user.
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 11:19 PM   #1969
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Jeddah Mile Tower
Kuwait 1001 Nights Meter Tower
Al Burj Dubai

These are skyscraper projects over 1000 meters !!!

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Old June 22nd, 2011, 11:25 PM   #1970
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oh waw.. another extremist...
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 11:52 PM   #1971
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Jeddah Mile Tower
Kuwait 1001 Nights Meter Tower
Al Burj Dubai

These are skyscraper projects over 1000 meters !!!
Jaddah Tower's status is on the edge right now. the prep means that it might not start when it faces problems in structure and or financials, so we will see if it will start at all i see its probability at the highest on 50% now but i have hope.

the building in kuwait was a vision / stale proposal that featured not only the tower but a lot of other projects and after all the time it wasnt really mentioned again. the probability for that seems slightly at this moment

Al Burj is cancelled. After the bubble in dubai bursted the project was cancelled.
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Old June 24th, 2011, 07:18 PM   #1972
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possibly the Kingdom Tower ? I hope so.
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Old June 24th, 2011, 11:57 PM   #1973
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Old June 25th, 2011, 09:05 AM   #1974
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and you mean that 1km tall tower in the middle of desert won't make people come to see it to improve the tourism ,COMMON !!!
You really think that people are going to go to Jeddah just to see this thing ?
Guess again . First of all , it's only the tallest until somebody builds something taller . Even if that somehow manages to last forty years , it'll never be long enough to turn this cash pit into a profit generator .
Secondly , the odds that anybody is going to go to Jeddah just to see this thing are remote . Going to charge every tourist a million dollars ? That's the only number that will ever make this fool's errand profitable.
This makes absolutely no economic sense. It's just an extremely expensive monument.

If they want to build that's fine . If you think it'll look great and you'd like to see it once in your life , well that's fine too . If you think that this thing is a good idea from a financial perspective then you're just not paying attention or you're refusing to face obvious truths .
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Old June 26th, 2011, 12:23 AM   #1975
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Hi all.

Hi Sprocket.

I agree if the Kt is to be sitting alone in the desert.
Like the BK it is to be the centerpiece of a larger development. The BK may never be profitable (although I think at some point it will) but the surrounding properties will because they are in the vicinity of it.

I'm not saying Jeddah will attract as many tourists as Dubai, but the plan is the same.

I hope they build it and I hope AS & GG design it (and I hope it's soon).


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Old June 27th, 2011, 09:58 AM   #1976
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jeddah has the nearest airport to Makkah (lots of heavy air traffic)

a new giant airport is under constriction there

99% the tourists jeddah have are from muslim countries
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Old June 27th, 2011, 10:08 AM   #1977
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99% the tourists jeddah have are from muslim countries
no wonder, there is no tourist visa in sa for many other countries
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Old June 27th, 2011, 03:25 PM   #1978
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is this really on prep stage???????
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Old June 27th, 2011, 08:46 PM   #1979
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They didn't learn anything from Dubai...
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Old June 28th, 2011, 11:47 PM   #1980
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They didn't learn anything from Dubai...
Yeah cos Dubai is really regretting have the Burj Khalifa

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