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A Strange Mix: Social Work and Nakheel

A Strange Mix: Social Work and Nakheel

Nakheel is in social work mode, now that it has finally found something to do that everyone can be happy about. It's building artificial reefs to rebuild marine life where their projects lay. The same projects they say didn't affect fish populations at all. Yes, that one.

November 26, 2011 3:21
 
It’s all our fault

It’s all our fault

Who would you blame for the property crash? The hordes of greedy, over-ambitious property developers, or Kipp? If you said Kipp, it’s the right answer (apparently).

October 11, 2010 4:02
 
Stalled, sinking, on sale, and a suicide

Stalled, sinking, on sale, and a suicide

What’s going on at The World? As one island goes up for sale, Kipp takes time out for an update on one of Dubai’s most prominent – and most troubled – projects.

August 2, 2010 4:50
 

Construction begins on the World

Kleindienst Group, developer of The Heart of Europe project, today announced the appointment of City Diamond Contracting.

June 28, 2010 5:29
 
The World developers ‘will profit’

The World developers ‘will profit’

Despite the crippling downturn and real estate slump, one property firm has seen a 50 percent increase in plot prices on Dubai’s man-made islets, and insists there is still money to be made.

February 17, 2010 4:47
 
Got that sinking feeling…?

Got that sinking feeling…?

Dubai developer Nakheel says that its man-made archipelago The World is definitely not sinking. So on which of these images did a UK newspaper base its “wholly inaccurate” claim to the contrary?

February 3, 2010 12:14
 

Victoria Beckham ‘to design hotel on The World’

Former pop star and wife of footballer David reportedly offered AED148 million to put her name to a Dubai hotel, according to UK newspaper.

January 26, 2010 4:43