At 828 metres high, Burj Khalifa is the tallest, most visited building in the world and is located in the Downtown Dubai district, the “new centre” of the desert metropolis on the Arabian Gulf.
The correct pronunciation is “Bursch Khalifa” and Burj means “tower” in Arabic. Emaar is the developer of the Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai and also the Dubai Mall.
Emaar Properties, based in Dubai, is one of the world’s largest real estate groups. It plans, builds and operates entire city districts in Dubai. The company is one of the best known in the Arab region. It is currently developing into one of the world’s leading providers of innovative and luxurious real estate projects and is one of the best-known developers of mega-projects.
With the holistic conception and realisation of so-called lifestyle communities in extraordinary dimensions, the company shapes Dubai’s cityscape and contributes decisively to the fact that the city today is considered the epitome of superlatives and luxury. With its visionary projects, such as the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Emaar Properties is the driving force behind the real estate and construction sector in the United Arab Emirates.