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...after 5 years of being known as the Burj Dubai, it is now the Burj Khalifa :confused:....whatever, its official now and congratulations , you now live in the country with the largest building on earth, at least until the next guy puts up one taller....

 

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It's amazing what 10 billion buys these days.............................
 

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...after 5 years of being known as the Burj Dubai, it is now the Burj Khalifa :confused:....whatever, its official now and congratulations , you now live in the country with the largest building on earth, at least until the next guy puts up one taller....

I'm trying to figure out if he was TOLD to call it that, or if he did it as a 'thank you' for the money and the much more he is hoping for.
 

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If I was given that much money to bail out my country, I would respectfully name what seems like a large accomplishment for Dubai.. to what seems to be the savior of the financiality of the country.

I think its an accknowledgment of how indebted they are to abu dhabi, not in a negative way, but in a respectful way.
 

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If I was given that much money to bail out my country, I would respectfully name what seems like a large accomplishment for Dubai.. to what seems to be the savior of the financiality of the country.

I think its an accknowledgment of how indebted they are to abu dhabi, not in a negative way, but in a respectful way.

Nicely put. :)

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And guess who inaugrated? He was ruler of Al ain whom I later recognized.... it's kinda sad, AD owns Burj al Arab, Metro and now burj dubai sry khalifa... well if it for the money
 

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In case of no down fall in Dubai, What name to be assigned to Burj?

The name won't change again. Sheik Khalifa is the ruler of the UAE and is therefore senior to Sheik Mo (in age too) so as a matter of course in Arab culture must be accorded respect.


I presume things like the Metro station name will be changed now too.

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Exactly what will be on the top floors of the Burj Abu Dhabi (150-160)? The floors themselves seem to be quite small, so I doubt they can be used as an apt/office etc. Empty room maybe?
 

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Executive offices from 145th - 162nd Floor.

All shell offices from 8000 sqft to 16,000 sqft mostly full floors,
 

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There's a good chance that somebody thought of sticking water tanks somewhere near the top...
Thats what the mechanical floors every 40 floors or so are for.. :)
 
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