Almas Tower

Almas Tower

Almas Tower (Diamond Tower) is a 360 metre (1,181 feet) tall skyscraper under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Construction began in early 2005 and is scheduled for completion in 2008. When completed, it will have 74 floors, 70 of which will be commercial and 4 will be service floors.

The tower will be located on an artificial island in the centre of the Jumeirah Lake Towers development. The tower will be the tallest of all the buildings on the development when completed. It was designed by Atkins Middle East, an architecture company who have designed most of the JLT complex. The tower will then be constructed by the Taisei Corporation of Japan in Joint Venture with ACC (Arabian Construction Co.) who were awarded the contract by Nakheel Properties on July 16, 2005. []

When completed, diamond cutting and exchange will take place there. Due to the type of transactions taking place at the tower, high security will be installed.

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ee also

*List of tallest buildings in Dubai

External links

* [] - Building ID 210141
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* [ DMCC entry]
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* [ Almas Tower] - Development Profile

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