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REAL – ESTATE DEVELOPMENT : EMAAR PROPERTIES TO BUILD A NEW TOWER IN DUBAI SURPASSING THE BURJ KHALIFA, CURRENTLY THE WORLD’S TALLEST BUILDING.

 

Emaar Properties have announced plans to build a new tower in Dubai to surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building.

The new tower  would be « a notch » taller than the Burj Khalifa’s 828m (2,717ft).

The $1bn (£710m) project is scheduled to be completed for the Dubai Expo trade fair in 2020.

It is expected to have residential units, a rooftop courtyard and a hotel.

The new tower is designed by Spanish-Swiss neo-futuristic architect Santiago Calatrava Valls and will be supported by a matrix of cables.

Emaar Properties is a real estate development company located in the United Arab Emirates. It is a public joint-stock company and is listed on the Dubai Financial Market as DFM: EMAAR.