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Old Nov 25th 2012, 3:49 am
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Boom continues???

http://gulfnews.com/business/investm...owth-1.1109553
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PPP, brilliant
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Will the contractors involved in this get paid???
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Will the contractors involved in this get paid???
Dubailand part 2, will it even happen?
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Dubailand part 2, will it even happen?
That's what we were calling it yesterday.
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Strange one isn't it.

It's basically Sheikh Mo taking money out of both pockets rather than just the one.

Wish they'd finish Business Bay first mind.
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The world's biggest mall; where are they going to find the shoppers to keep it humming?
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The world's biggest mall; where are they going to find the shoppers to keep it humming?
they can introduce some more public holidays, that should do the trick
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The world's biggest mall; where are they going to find the shoppers to keep it humming?
You'd think we have enough shops already wouldn't you, although the big malls are packed at the weekends. That said, I don't think everyone is buying stuff as people just seem to go in order to wander around as they can't think of anything else to do.
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Will the contractors involved in this get paid???
Take a look at Photo No.4 on the Link! - Therein lies the answer.

The article also mentions 'Footfall' at Dubai Mall. 'Conversion' is a more accurate barometer. Watch the people in any mall - Are they carrying bags? - Have they bought anything? Or are they just 'Window Shopping?'

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You'd think we have enough shops already wouldn't you, although the big malls are packed at the weekends. That said, I don't think everyone is buying stuff as people just seem to go in order to wander around as they can't think of anything else to do.
that is so true, I always look and see what bags people are carrying, the majority are carrying carrefour bags in MOE, not many sporting designer shopping bags. Wafi is the worst, I think everyone goes down there to look around but not buy.
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Take a look at Photo No.4 on the Link! - Therein lies the answer.
So no then!
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A park bigger than Hyde Park? The carbon footprint just got a lot bigger.
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So no then!
Let's just say that those guys believe that Payment is all to do with 'Time and Temperature!' - When Hell Freezes Over!
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Strange one isn't it.

It's basically Sheikh Mo taking money out of both pockets rather than just the one.

Wish they'd finish Business Bay first mind.
Well, the thing is - governments think PPPs are free money. It rarely works that way and they will be on the hook for guarantees etc - guarantees, that I doubt they will be able to provide.

Still, never say never, stranger things have happened and all that.
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