Gallery: Dubai May Need to Demolish Boom Buildings to Reduce Vacancies

Image © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill

Some of the most fantastical structures have come out of Dubai’s building boom: the tallest building in the world, a carbon-neutral pyramid community, an eco-tower that blooms, even a universe of islands (that are now sinking into the sea), just to name a few. But the “build it and they will come” attitude has created a serious vacancy problem for Dubai. As more office buildings are finished, the current 38 percent vacancy rate is expected to rise to 50 percent. A study by the property firm Jones Lang LaSalle found that Dubai needs to convert buildings to non-office space or knock them down completely to solve the problem.

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