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Building collapses in Beirut, 13 killed

Building collapses in Beirut, 13 killed

Thirteen people were killed when a residential building collapsed in Beirut and rescue workers were searching on Monday for people believed still buried under the rubble, Lebanese officials said.

January 16, 2012 12:54
 
High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

Know what to when there’s a real emergency in your building? Maybe it’s time you did. Precious de Leon, asks who’s responsible for your safety at home and at work.

November 14, 2011 4:21
 
Qatar building boom bets on life after World Cup

Qatar building boom bets on life after World Cup

Doha, like Dubai, aims to be commerce, tourism hub; Number of hotels seen rising tenfold in 10 years; Qatar to spend some $65 billion on World Cup preparations - Reuters

July 2, 2011 10:05
 

First rents at Burj Khalifa revealed

Tower finally starts handing keys to tenants.

June 8, 2010 3:36
 
Sales down, disputes up

Sales down, disputes up

One aspect of business in the economic slowdown has seen a huge increase: The number of property disputes has surged. Good for lawyers, bad for everyone else.

June 8, 2010 3:25
 

Arabtec expects Nakheel payout by July

Major Dubai builder Arabtec has revealed it expects some form of payment from Dubai World-owned developer by the end of June.

May 24, 2010 3:57
 
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

A lot. And experts say that it is going to be a while before people around the world start calling Burj Dubai, “Burj Khalifa.”

January 5, 2010 12:10
 
The Burj Dubai thrill

The Burj Dubai thrill

The inauguration of the planet’s tallest building has got the whole world talking.

January 4, 2010 2:22
 

Qatari fund buys US Embassy building in London

Qatar’s property fund, Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment, has bought…

November 3, 2009 3:21
 

Building collapses in Sharjah

A one storey building collapsed in Sharjah on Sunday, injuring four people...

October 11, 2009 3:21
 
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