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Starting with Dubai

a close up

Nakheel awards construction contract for Trump project

Staff Report
Published: June 11, 2008, 00:03

Dubai: Nakheel, the Dubai World company, has signed a contract with an Al Habtoor-Murray & Roberts joint venture for the construction of the Trump International Hotel & Tower on the Palm Jumeirah.

The contract valued at Dh2.9 billion has been awarded for the construction of the 62-storey structure, which is set to become a focal point of the Palm Jumeirah.

The 270-metre design, which has a total gross built-up area in excess of 250,000 square metres, will feature two towers that rise above the Palm Monorail and central park.

The development comprises a unit mix of 378 hotel rooms and suites, 385 condominiums, 12 exclusive townhouses, and 45,000 square feet of retail and 60,000 square feet of office space.

The Trump International Hotel & Tower Dubai will offer panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and a range of exclusive leisure facilities.

"Trump, Nakheel and Dubai - this is a combination that makes a luxury destination point an absolute necessity for the world traveller.

"Trump International Hotel & Tower Dubai will not only be spectacular, but will offer the ultimate in luxury with the finest amenities. That's what Trump stands for, and that's what we'll deliver," said Donald J. Trump, Chairman and President, The Trump Organisation.

one of Dubai´s countless new hotels

The World u/c

old Dubai

Dubai 1950´s before oil

Dubai in the 70´s

this was Dubai´s tallest building till 1995

Dubai 1971

Dubai early 1980´s

the area in 2002

area six years later

new project Mohammed Bin Raschid Garden

typical Dubai highway


47,603 Posts
Discussion Starter · #2 ·
this is Emirates Palace (it took several billion of dollars to build and it is bigger thna Versailles in France, the finest material and it is the world´s most excluive hotel )

the interior of the hotel


Abu Dhabi skyline

a shopping mall in Abu Dhabi

many streets are beautifully adorned like this in the UAE cities


GaLo SeMpRe!
2,802 Posts
Linda d+!
Que desenvolvimento!
Que palacio é esse!
Que calor!
Não sei se teria coragem de morar lá,
mas é lindo!:eek2:

Esses dias fiquei sabendo que
o petróleo representa apenas 5% da economia do Emirado!

Gegê do colchão magnético
11,952 Posts
Os Emirados realmente é um país muito rico...Eu tb ouvi falar que o petroleo não é mais a principal economia mas de certa forma o dinheiro do petroleo foi muito bem aplicado
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