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Burj Dubai:

see Burj KhalifaBurj Khalifa
[Arab.,=Khalifa Tower], skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, that is the tallest building in the world. The centerpiece of a large urban development, it stands 2,717 ft (828 m) high and has 163 floors.
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The move is a departure for Emr, a listed developer more commonly known for luxury living units, such as the apartments in Burj Khalifa and Downtown Burj Dubai.
As a result, every Burj Dubai resident and visitor will benefit from duAAEs state-of-the-art ethernet to the home technology; this enables customers to enjoy a variety of services including du IPTV, broadband with 24 Mbps, voice telephony, Video on Demand, IP telephony, leased lines and Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) among others.
With investor confidence in Dubai badly bruised by the emirate's announcement in November that it would seek a debt standstill for one of its largest conglomerates, the Burj Dubai is seen as a positive start to the year after a bleak 2009.
TALL STOREY: The Burj Dubai is world's highest, dwarfing the Eiffel Tower and Empire State building among others
Chairman Mohamed Alabbar told reporters at a press briefing for the opening of the Burj Dubai there were no plans to merge with Nakheel, after the company cancelled a merger with Dubai Holding in December.
DUBAI: Middle East markets should make a steady start to 2010 on Sunday as a positive international backdrop and the grand opening of Burj Dubai -- the world's tallest tower -- bolsters sentiment following a turbulent past 12 months.
Efstathiou, Managing Partner of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), the project design and structural engineering contractor of Burj Dubai.
lt;div class="caption">The skyline of Dubai shows the Burj Dubai Tower, the tallest tower in the world January 4, 2010.
Started at the height of the economic boom and built by some 12,000 laborers, Burj Dubai, whose opening has been delayed twice since construction began in 2004, will mark another milestone for the deeply indebted emirate with a penchant for seeking new records.
Dubai Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has announced the opening of the Burj Dubai tomorrow will coincide with the opening of the Burj Dubai Metro station.
At 2,684 feet, the Burj Dubai, or Dubai Tower, in the United Arab Emirates will take over the title of world's tallest building when it officially opens on Jan.
According to sources at Gulf News Online, "The Burj Dubai will be opened on January 4, 2010, coinciding with the accession to power of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.