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About Al Ghurair Construction

Al Ghurair Group has moved through monumental stages from its inception, growth, and expansion. Today, the Group is expanding into global markets; and with a clear vision and a dynamic team, Al Ghurair Group has managed to be one of the major players in Dubai’s economy.

The core of this success has always developed from their winning corporate culture; that promotes growth and fosters innovation; and their customer-driven strategy, that is guided by quality, creative solutions, and a never ending search for better ways to serve clients.

Al Ghurair Group's vision and focus on industrial investments has positioned the them at the helm of family-owned and operated manufacturing industries.

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Al Ghurair Construction Connected Global News

Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion

Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion

14 Dec 2017, Dubai – Dubai International Financial Centre, the emirate's financial free zone, aims to lease 90…

Construction on Apartments at Dubai Maritime City Begins

Construction on Apartments at Dubai Maritime City Begins

9 Dec 2014, Dubai – Construction work has finally started on the first apartment block to be built at the long…

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Opens Highest Observation Deck in the World

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Opens Highest Observation Deck in the World

14 Oct 2014, Dubai – The Burj Khalifa now has the world’s highest observation deck, following the unveiling of…

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Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion
14 Dec 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai International Financial Centre, the emirate's financial free zone, aims to lease 90 percent of units at its Dh1billion (US$272 million) Gate Avenue retail…
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Construction on Apartments at Dubai Maritime City Begins
9 Dec 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction work has finally started on the first apartment block to be built at the long-awaited Dubai Maritime City. Ground was broken on the 48-story Anwa Tower,…
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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Opens Highest Observation Deck in the World
14 Oct 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Burj Khalifa now has the world’s highest observation deck, following the unveiling of a new viewing level on the 148th floor. With its floor at 555.7 meters, it…
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Plans Unveiled for Apartment Blocks in Dubai’s Maritime City and Business Bay Areas
17 Sep 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A Dubai developer plans to build two apartment blocks in Maritime City and Business Bay area in the form of a 48-story tower in Dubai Maritime City and a 25-story twin…
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Video: Daring Duo Leap from World’s Tallest Building
23 Apr 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In an event that claimed the new Guinness World Record title of Highest Base Jump from the Tallest Building, two men took the jump of a lifetime off the 828-meter Burj…
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Abu Dhabi Offers Least Expensive Office Space Despite Available Wealth
14 Mar 2014 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A recent report that found Hong Kong and Tokyo to be most expensive cities to rent skyscraper floor-space, also finds the United Arab Emirate cities of Dubai and Abu…
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Fog Phenomenon Returns to Transform Dubai Skyline
14 Feb 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Twice a year, weather conditions generate a cloud-like fog that settles between the ground and sky, which creates a heavenly vision of the world’s tallest skyscraper tips…
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Dubai’s Record-Breaking Fireworks Show Includes Burj Khalifa
2 Jan 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Always a place where “size matters,” Dubai kicked off 2014 with an appropriately gigantic fireworks display, launching more than 500,000 incendiaries in six minutes. The…
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Branding Tall Buildings as Luxurious
6 Sep 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Arabian Business profiles the process of marketing tall buildings in a recent article, including the man responsible for branding the Burj Khalifa. John Brash of Brash…
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Google Takes to the Skies, Courtesy of the Burj
26 Jun 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Google has taken its Street View imagery to the top of the Burj Khalifa, under the direction of Pascal Malite, Street View Program Manager. Google spent three days at the…
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Video: Watch the Climb to the Top
10 Jun 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Photographer Joe McNally recently captured a series of dizzying images from the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. He has also released an interesting…
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Video: Watching a Sand Storm from the Burj Khalifa
7 May 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based photographer Gerald Donovan climbed to the top of the 828-meter (2,722-foot) Burj Khalifa last week with plans to photograph the city. When he arrived at the…
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Hear the Burj Khalifa Creaking in a Storm
17 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A recent video posted on YouTube of Dubai's Burj Khalifa records what it's like to be in the tower while experiencing the strong winds of a storm. The building, which is…
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The Man Behind the Burj Khalifa Seeks to Do It Again
1 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The chairman and founder of real estate giant Emaar Properties, Mohammed Alabbar, is developing plans to build a 1 kilometer-plus tower in Asia. In an extensive interview…
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Photographer Offers Panoramic Views from Burj Khalifa
29 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based photographer Gerald Donovan has produced a 360-degree panorama from the top of the Burj Khalifa, providing stunning views of the Dubai landscape. The image…
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Video: World’s Tallest Building Celebrates New Year
2 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, welcomed in the new year with an appropriately Dubai-scale fireworks display. The light show was accompanied by a performance…
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Burj Khalifa Struck by Lightning
11 Dec 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Photos have emerged of a lightning bolt striking the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The tallest building in the world was hit during a rare electric storm that passed through the…
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Photos Released of Burj Khalifa in a Fog
19 Oct 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Daily Mail offers exclusive photos of Burj Khalifa at sunrise rising above an engulfing fog. German photographer Bjoern Lauen captured the images of the 828-meter (…

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Al Ghurair Construction at CTBUH

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Gold Sponsor

16-19 Sep 2014, Conference Sponsor – The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our…

CTBUH 2013 London Conference Platinum Sponsor

11-13 Jun 2013, Conference Sponsor – In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building…

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day One

11 Jun 2013, Conference Activity Report – See the highlights from the first day of the CTBUH 2013 London…

Ang Chin Chin

Ang Chin Chin

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2014 – Present
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Badr Al Ghurair

Badr Al Ghurair

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018

Bashar Kayali

Bashar Kayali

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2013

CTBUH Resources Involving Al Ghurair Construction

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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Sky Bridges – Pedestrian Circulation Through the Urban Fabric
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Bashar Kayali & Michelle Bacellar, Al Ghurair Construction
Interconnecting sky bridges provide the building occupants and pedestrians an alternative to using vehicles as a way of transport in the urban fabric. In extreme climate environments the added advantages of linked networks are immediately apparent as…

Al Ghurair Construction Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 7 Completed
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function office, 3 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 5 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Al Ghurair Construction

1   Burj Khalifa 2010 828 m Dubai
2   Churchill Residence 2010 235 m Dubai
3   Iris Bay 2015 175 m Dubai
4   Churchill Executive 2010 172 m Dubai
5   Burlington Tower 2013 170 m Dubai
6   Liberty House 2009 166 m Dubai
7   The Fairmont Dubai 2002 153 m Dubai
8   Emirates Financial Towers 1 2011 135 m Dubai
9   Emirates Financial Towers 2 2011 135 m Dubai
10   Uniestate Sports Tower 2017 64 m Dubai
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.

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