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Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’
Business
Wednesday June 13 2018

Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real estate market as a haven for their assets,...

Dubai Developing Above and Below Water
Residential
Wednesday May 25 2016

Dubai Developing Above and Below Water

Surrounded by 300 deserted man-made islands, Dubai's newest real-estate wonder has all the amenities of a luxury hotel - plus views of the bottom of the...

Risk of Cladding Fire in Skyscrapers Grows
Buildings
Wednesday January 20 2016

Risk of Cladding Fire in Skyscrapers Grows

Within minutes, the revelry of New Year's Eve in Dubai turned to horror as those gathered for fireworks downtown watched flames race up the side of...

Dubai: Another Thermoplastic Cladding Fire Close Call
Buildings
Thursday January 14 2016

Dubai: Another Thermoplastic Cladding Fire Close Call

A couple of years ago, the setting was in the Southern Hemisphere at the Melbourne suburb the Docklands.

Dubai New Year’s Eve Blaze Draws Attention to Cladding Risks
Safety
Thursday January 7 2016

Dubai New Year’s Eve Blaze Draws Attention to Cladding Risks

The blaze which engulfed a luxury hotel tower in Dubai on New Year's Eve is already prompting calls in Australia for greater scrutiny of the external...

CTBUH Names Best Tall Buildings For 2015
Business
Monday July 6 2015

CTBUH Names Best Tall Buildings For 2015

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has revealed the winners and finalists for the annual Best Tall Buildings Award, including two Melbourne skyscrapers.

Morocco to House Africa’s Tallest Skyscraper
Commercial
Tuesday December 23 2014

Morocco to House Africa’s Tallest Skyscraper

A Saudi investor is making his mark on Africa with plans to build the continent's tallest skyscraper.

Dubai’s Plans for a Sustainable “Real Estate” City
Green
Wednesday October 8 2014

Dubai’s Plans for a Sustainable “Real Estate” City

The real estate authorities of the Dubai government have unveiled plans to create the world's first property-themed city to serve as an exemplar of green building...