09.10.2008 - As world's economy crumbles, Dubai keeps on building
From Guardian: Sharif Shafei, PR supremo for a leading Dubai-based developer, can certainly talk the talk. Words like brand, vision, iconic and ambition trip easily off his tongue all to convince you that it's business as usual in the world's hottest real estate market. Shafei, an engaging Egyptian-Canadian, works for a company behind huge construction projects in neighbouring Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Morocco, all cashing in on an oil-driven boom and Dubai's reputation for cutting-edge architecture, boundless imagination and high returns..... Full Article: Source