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Real Estate Agents: Dubai Boom Is Ending

Posted by 7starsdubai on October 28, 2008


http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2008/10/27/real-estate-agents-dubai-boom-is-ending/

Stefania Bianchi, Mirna Sleiman and Stefania Bianchi report from Dubai for Zawya Dow Jones.

A six-year real estate boom in Dubai that spurred a $475 billion building frenzy has ended, according to agents who say sales are collapsing amid fears that the global economic downturn will hit the sheikdom.

“Last month was a real disaster and worse is coming I guess,” Mehdi Zoghbi, an agent at Middle East Real Estate Consultants, told Zawya Dow Jones Sunday.

Zoghbi says that desperate sellers are now offering off-plan properties on the secondary market for a zero premium, effectively accepting a loss on their investment in order to offload quickly. Dubai, the first Gulf sheikdom to allow foreigners rights to buy homes, may also be the first to see a crash in property prices.

“Our commissions have fallen by up to 70% recently,” said Khaled Daji, an agent at Al Jabal Real Estate. “The most hit are the projects under development and those luxurious high end. We plan to survive for another six months to see how this crisis unfolds.”

But the city’s biggest developers like Emaar Properties PJSC and Nakheel are adamant that sales remain robust. Mohammed Alabbar, Emaar’s chairman and one of the architects of Dubai’s real estate boom, said in the company’s third-quarter statement that “we are very confident of our company’s fundamentals and future growth.”

That hasn’t stopped investors dropping the company’s shares. Emaar’s stock has fallen 62% since the beginning of the year, that’s more than the 48% fall in the Dubai Financial Market’s main index over the same period, according to Zawya.com data. Earlier this month, Colliers International said the growth of property prices in Dubai slowed to 16% in the second quarter of 2008 from 42% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley warned in August that property hotspot Dubai could see a 10% fall in prices by 2010.

A collapse in real estate prices will add to pressure on Dubai’s economy, which doesn’t benefit from the vast oil income enjoyed by neighboring Abu Dhabi. Property and construction are estimated to account for about 30% of the emirate’s economy.

Meanwhile, the nerve – and wallets – of Dubai’s shoppers will be tested this week when, against a tide of global economic woe, the region’s largest shopping mall opens. Covering an area of more than 50 soccer fields, Dubai Mall will have more than 1,200 shops; one of the world’s largest indoor gaming arcades; an Olympic-size ice rink; the world’s largest indoor Gold Souk; and one of the world’s biggest aquariums, which will be home to more than 33,000 types of sea life, including over 400 sharks.

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Comment by Warren HuangOctober 27, 2008 at 7:19 pm

cool article

Comment by hue g. rectionOctober 27, 2008 at 8:06 pm

Stefania and Mirna, thanks for this article. Interesting to see how other people are living and investing.

Comment by tom a taxpayerOctober 27, 2008 at 11:08 pm

A fall in prices may actually benefit Dubai in the long term.

The escalation in cost of living in Dubai, driven by property and rent prices, has become unsustainable.

And speculation will end leading to more realistic valuation of assets.It has clearly been a speculative market when a

down payment of 20 per cent provides a 100 to 150% per cent in a less than a year from property flipping.

Comment by Dave SternOctober 28, 2008 at 12:35 am

As someone who lives “on the ground” here in Abu Dhabi, I can tell you that Dave Stern’s comment is incorrect:

the locals have been taking out personal bank loans to cover just 2 to 3 month’s mortgage payments and then

flipping properties within that time (not a year!).

They were buying up to six properties at a time in this manner.

These purchases were all “off plan”, the properties were not even under construction.

This is why the real estate market was, ultimately, unsustainable.

Comment by Jan NewtonOctober 28, 2008 at 1:02 am

I have been a doomsayer of the Indian real estate market when I predicted the fall in February 2008 –

 http://www.eclectic-investor.blogspot.com
The Arabic leverage is up to 100 times capital. I have personally know of business center receptionist

doubling up as a “real estate flipper” and now has overleveraged and stuck in properties that are not even

under construction. It is normal for authorities to blow their trumpets, but expect their sounds to end in a

Big Blowup in their faces.
A cataclysmic disaster and perhaps the start of Dubai’s fall like Beirut before and Aden even before that.

Comment by Cataclysmic Collapse of Dubai ExpectedOctober 28, 2008 at 2:26 am

Castles in the sand?

Comment by tom a taxpayerOctober 28, 2008 at 2:50 am

Currently panic is ruling the markets all over the world irrationally.

There is no exception, however, the Arabian Gulf have strong economic fundamentals and the recovery

will be much faster than in the West. As a matter of fact, the Q3 financial results of the biggest market players

for the are better than the Q3 results in 2007.
From the position of commercial property broker in Dubai, I can assure you that corporate end-users are good

clients at the moment. We have sold office floors in Business Bay during the last month and recently preparing t

he transactions of commercial properties in Jumeirah Lake Towers.

In times of crisis there are losers and winners.

Comment by Gergana MinevaOctober 28, 2008 at 4:33 am

When junk emails started arriving in one of my “special” email boxes – promising pie-in-the-sky

pre-construction deals in Dubai – went Short Oil and Emerging Markets ETFs (Thank you, Goldman oil analysts!!!)

Comment by FederalesOctober 28, 2008 at 6:23 am

Mr. Gergana Mineva!
It is Persian Gulf not Arabic.
Please use always the correct name in the future.
Thank you!

Comment by FarhadOctober 28, 2008 at 7:21 am

Farhad, Dubai is essentially ruled under Shirah Law, a cruel brand of despotic fascism that harms

women and children and is antithetical to freedom. Dubai though more “progressive”

than most repressive regimes in Sand Land, hates Jews and will not allow the

practice of such a “heinous” religion as Judaism. Yet you are worried about words and nomenclature.

Words are meaningless, actions are all that matter.

Comment by KafkaOctober 28, 2008 at 8:32 am

OPEC’s manipulation of oil prices and speculators caused this current recession by increasing oil prices to historic levels.

Comment by Blame OPECOctober 28, 2008 at 11:16 am

Market is certainly undergoing a correction but to predict doom is a little foolhearty.

There is TREMENDOUS liquidity in the market and the reserves built up during the period of

high gas prices will certainly be deployed to stablize the realestate market which is the cornerstone of ‘

New’Dubai. Also, Dubai is NOT ruled by shariah law. In fact, it is one of the most modern states

in the gulf and is known for its liberal political/social environment (recent stories about sex on the beach

 not withstanding). There are a number of very successful american jews in the city so the anti-semetic

claim is just rubbish. There is no law against practise of ANY religion.

Visit the region before speaking

Comment by DubaiDreamerOctober 28, 2008 at 1:33 pm

The smart money has begun the pull out already. Bank lending is drying up.

The only ones who continue to believe that the real estate market will go up are real estate agents

and speculators who have not been able to off load so far. The secondary market for off-plan properties is in a free fall.

And no amount of deliberate project delays and throwing people out of villas is going to prevent the serious

correction that Dubai property so badly needs. It has been the most speculative, unregulated and unprotected

market the past 6 years.

Comment by KingsleyOctober 28, 2008 at 1:55 pm

couldn’t have happened to a nicer group of people…

Comment by charlieOctober 28, 2008 at 2:13 pm

Gee, I guess the Arabs are poor for a reason = incompetence.

High oil prices masks the basic incompetence for awhile. But stupid is as stupid does.

Comment by CaliPOWEROctober 28, 2008 at 2:17 pm

Cry Out Loud and you all say what you want about dubai …BUT The truth is: We Are All Loooosing!!

The whole world is sinking…

Comment by The True ManOctober 28, 2008 at 8:44 pm

Kingsley makes some good points, Dubai is in need of regulation.

Prices may be predicted to fall, but it isn’t happening yet in the rental market.

Buyers have bought up so much of the properties and now are holding them until they can get

their desired selling price (usually expected 20% increases from sale to sale)…leaving the rentail market

struggling. Landloards can demand rents starting at $25,000/yr in ONE payment upfront for 450 sf studios…in empty,

 construction sites of buildings! Dubai is leaving no room for renters & the middle class.

Rents are still exorbitant and there are few regulations in place to support the renter.

Comment by MRODubaiOctober 28, 2008 at 11:40 pm

As someone who lives and breathes real estate since its first days here in Dubai,

I feel it is necessary to see the cause of the boom and only then we may be able to make some

calculated estimates of the future market condition.
1. Dubai real esate growth was based on a promise of freehold, residence permit, tax free benefits

for nationalities who have certain restrictions in their countries and saw dubai as a safe secure investment opportunity.
2. Government of dubai removed the residence permit guarantee by buying a property.

So automatically no tax free status, coz if you are not a resident of Dubai you can not open

bank account & you are still liable for taxes in your country.

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 12:21 am

3.Nakheel/emaar/dubai holding factor: All these companies hate each other and therefore fight for the

attention of sheikh mohammed, which means the greed and ego overtake logic and feasibility!!! result:

Excessive lands/properties/ mega projects without proper planning & infrastructure in place.
4. Universal law supply Vs. Demand: nobody realises that the already anounced projects in dubai will need

about an extra 6 million people to live in it!!!! (From Lagoons, meydan, dubailand, tatweer, mizin,

industrial projects, emaar, bawadi, the world, the universe, palm deira, port rashid, waterfront, arabian canal,

dubai world central….)Excuse me thats almost double the UAE population.

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 12:29 am

5. Loose the Confidence You loose everything: The investors/buyers are wakening up to the reality & there is

absolutely no confidence in the market not only because of the global financial crisis but mainly because of the

over supply & fear of the crash.

6. Genius Government policies: dubai government is its own worst enemy, at times like this what does dubai do?

They launch new mega projects & new development companies like meraas with ambitious projects that will only

further dampen market confidence.
7. Investor’s security: Dubai’s judicial system is as good as any underdeveloped country with selective rights

depending who the complaint is against.

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 12:35 am

8. No human rights when it comes to dubai police. infact torture and enforced disappearance has become

common in dubai under the umberella of the state security they can attach anything to anyone to reach their

commercial targets.
9. Everybody owns 20% of several properties: Paying a few installments does not make you theowner so when the next installments come due and there is no quick sales like the good old days, what happens? Sell below the price or lose your deposit with the developers…. results in what we call “stress sell”

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 12:40 am

10. Oil prices & Inflation: ofcourse oil prices doubled so did the cost of steel & cement & food & labor

accomodation… result abnormaly increase in construction prices on a weekly basis!!!… so an increase

in property prices due to rising cost….
11. Decrease in Oil prices: Sudden decrease in everything from food prices, to raw materials…..

creating sudden panic as properties are cheaper to build and a fear of further reduction is iminent.
12. There are too many chefs in the tiny real estate kitchen of dubai, have you noticed there aren’t any

happy faces in the media anymore!!! what happened to the so called international anouncements about their acquisitions…

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 12:45 am

13.The Sheikh factor: when the ruling family is desperately getting into everythng from real estate,

to owning or managing coffeshops and bakeries, landries…. then the opportunities for the public is becoming less

and less which means a lot of unhappy UAE nationals and residents…. which everyone know will not help the already

unstable state of dubai.
14. Big brother factor: let there be no doubt Abu Dhabi will eventually overtake dubai for the right reasons.

 money is not an issue thanks to oil & there is no rush to sell everything just to raise funds for the previously

anounced project like in dubai. Dubai’s power in UAE will be reduced due to lack of funds, money talks!!!

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 12:51 am

15. regulatory body with no teeth: RERA is supposed to ensure that developers/real estate agents

/ landlords/ follow the rules and regulations… what happens if a developer or an agent does not follow the law?

 NOTHING… just a 100,000 fine… comparing to the hundreds of millions at stake its a drop in the ocean.
16. Public Prosecution & Corruption: Everything in public prosecution is relative & variable…. there are

cases of misrepresentation by nakheel, for example selling thousands of villas

 and after 2 years just cancelling the project…. nobody can make a complaint.

Likewise several private developers & real estae agents operating in a fraudulent manner are let go off the hook.

Comment by real estate expertOctober 29, 2008 at 1:54 am

Take away the speculation and in the end it comes back to fundamentals. Rental yields on finished

properties are currently 2-5%. Interest rates on property loans are 8-9%. Deposits on property

purchase are 30% minimum. If you want to buy a 2 bedroom apartment in a decent location you

would need to be earning US$200k to meet the lending criteria. The stock market in the Gulf has

fallen 25% in th elast 30 days and real estate stocks by 60% in 9 months.

Look for similar movement in property values.

Comment by steveOctober 29, 2008 at 5:20 am

Main reason dubai eco will collapse is the RUSSIAN factor.

Comment by GB BajajOctober 30, 2008 at 1:58 pm

The comments entered by the real estate are very impressive/ Truly an expert.

Comment by AdmirerOctober 30, 2008 at 4:08 pm

Great comments by the real estate expert as i call dubai an artificial market. There is onemore important point

that expert forgot is what will happen after Sheikh Muhammad as UAE history says e.g.Sharjah.

Advice to all expat go back to your homeland and serve for your country as Dubaidoes not have a

nation like Oman, Bahrain , Kuwait or KSA.

Comment by Fact FinderOctober 31, 2008 at 7:18 pm

Well it seems everyone here is pretty sure that Dubai Property Market is done and huge Crash is in Pipeline

(or is already there). Well no matter how much we want it but it’s not entirely Ture. The Factors Mentioned

by “Experts” here does not have much impact on property market. Property Market depends on

three important factors. 1) Creations of new Jobs and thus Movement of New People to area

2) Amounts of loan banks willing to give 3) Pricing of the property
In Case of Dubai, Companies are still very much eager to open up an office here which saves them 30% to 40%

in direct Tax fromtheir own Country. That Means new companies, new Jobs, new demand.

Comment by Real Estate InvestorNovember 1, 2008 at 8:56 am

it is easier to open an Office in Dubai than Buying BMW in U.K. It Still Costs AED 10,000/-

and every employee gets residence visa (AED 8000 per employee for three year) hence TaxFree status.

Dubai Government investing in own companies E.G opening up Hotels, Telecome, Café and everthing

else is also very Good for Dubai. Since 30% to 40% of Dubai’s Expat population

work in these Companies shows how serious Dubai Government is in bringing people to Dubai.

The 2nd factor is the bank Finance and that’s a problem right now. Due to Global Crisis Gulf Banks have huge

Liquidity problem and that’s the reason they have Stopped Finance,(Yes Stopped) Most Banks have Already

Reached their Yearly tar

Comment by Real Estate investorNovember 1, 2008 at 8:57 am

Most Banks have Already Reached their Yearly targets of cash outflow and Simply don’t have cash for mortgage.

Hence the finance buyer which is about 60 to 70% of market cannot buy. BUT from Jan next year Banks

will have fresh cash and hence finance will be back on track. Since Finance will be back the property market

will tend to rise again.

The 3rd Factor Pricing – Yes Dubai prices had increased on massive pace and yes things were gone

up really fast but still prices were not par will other countries (similar metropolitan cities) and now

with the correction in property prices due to the Financial problem the prices are even more attractive.

Comment by Real Estate investorNovember 1, 2008 at 8:58 am

No place in the world can sustain to grow above 40% annually but prices only crash only when the demand dries up. Like in U.S and U.K where most citizen already own a home and new migration is only 1 or 2% of population where as in Dubai its at 28% to 40% every year and most people here still live in rented houses. Now with that kind of new people market will not crash but yes the growth can slow to 10% to 15% will is more realistic level.

But everything’s not that great also, Dubai Needs to a lot more to keep growing and attracting

more expats E.G Allow more foreign ownership in local companies, give more Rights to expats,

and introduce permanent residency with work permit.

Please let me know if some one thinks the other way

Comment by Real estate InvestorNovember 1, 2008 at 8:59 am

The UAE is now a ‘Buyers’s Market’ and I hope developers improve incentives such as back-loaded payments plans etc.

Real Estate Dubai

Comment by AndrewNovember 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm

in dubai…reality is, the dubai govt thinks just like any other govt in the world i.e. india, usa, uk, japan etc.

nothing is done in dubai unless its severely needed [i.e. metro] and then its splashed with every god

damn adv from lipstick to lingerie to condoms to repay the loans taken for it. Y?

coz dubai govt HATES HATES HATES to pay for it from its pockets.

Comment by analyst expatNovember 1, 2008 at 3:45 pm

To the “Real estate Investor” who does not have a clue of what this place is like: re-read the comments

by the “real estate expert” and by “Fact Finder” and then get rid of your investment as fast as you can and while you can.

Yes, you would be safer if you were in Kuwait for instance, but not here. Get out of your circle and talk

to others and get to know the real picture. Does “Pirate Coast” mean anything to you?

Comment by Yet another fact finderNovember 2, 2008 at 1:01 am

Dubai has been trying to imitate the West for a long time now.The current situation is a predicted end to its Western dreams

Comment by Shaiju JanardhananNovember 2, 2008 at 6:10 am

excellent article… it’s so nice to read objective and realistic articles (and comments) about dubai and

their real estate market. i’m absolutely sick of reading blatent property (or any other) propaganda in Dubai’s “Newspapers”.

Comment by michaelNovember 2, 2008 at 6:55 am

i have read your article. wish to know few details regarding the Rental Index on Residential & commercial Properties.

There is a situation which were i have (a tenant) is going through tough time in Dubai

i have rented a Shop inside a Shopping Mall from past 4 years which was running in losses.

From 10 months the customers have raised and he was doing the Breakeven.

Suddenly the Mall is sold and New Landlord is asking for New RENT 40% increase and he is showing a

document of RERA stating landlord can increase the Rent to Market Rates.
i have put all his money in the business and may go bankrupt incase the situations goes out of hand
NEW LAND LORD IS AWROSTAMANI REAL ESTATE

Comment by QurashiNovember 5, 2008 at 7:26 am

Hi guys, am glad some of the readers find my comments useful. I just would like to add that god forbid if

anything actualy happens to our “super man sheikh” (Sheikh Mohammed) the entire wolves surrounding

him will start eating each other as history has shown in the gulf.
HSBC & lloyds TSB have stoped giving out mortgages to apartments in dubai what does that tell you?

PROPERTY CRASH is inevitable but the question is how hard it will hurt the government who has nothing in the account.
I hope I am wrong, but rumor says sheikh mohammed has had a stroke and an operation.

God help all those who still continue to dream and believe the wonderful animations of dubailand and nakheel!!

Comment by Real Estate ExpertNovember 11, 2008 at 10:44 am

The real estate market in dubai has crashed already. I bought a few floors from Dynasty zarooni’s sheffield project in dubai waterfront at 2700 dhs per square feet, today i can not sell it 30% below the purchase price. Why because Dynasty Zarooni does not even own the land & they don’t even have an escrow acount, yet people have paid over 20% to their acount and there is no construction on site. RERA knows about it but does nothing.

Comment by Dubai ResidentNovember 12, 2008 at 2:54 am

Really impress with your knowledge Real Estate Expert. Keep us updated to whats happening in Dubai Real Estate and when it will be a good time to buy probably an year from now.

I am based in Canada real estate here is doing reasonably well small 5% correction which is normal and acceptable.

no major job losses or recession predicted yet Canada has a sound economy.

Comment by Real Estate CrashingNovember 15, 2008 at 4:03 am

The nightmare is here…Great analysis by Mr. “Real Estate Expert”

Comment by Dubai NightmareNovember 16, 2008 at 6:50 am

It’s time that speculators lose something. Earning hunderds millions was not normal.
I never believed Dubai, never, it was bluff, very well supported by propaganda. Crisis will clean it up.

Comment by AziziNovember 19, 2008 at 8:11 pm

I wish real estate expert had published these comments in dubai dailies… thousands of small investors

like myself would not havebeen trapped in unrealistic promises.

Today my property is worth 40% less than what I bought it 4 months ago.

I blame the government for bringing so many projects into the market and killing the confidence.

Why are they quiet. Real estate expert how can I get in touch with you for some advice… email?

Comment by SilviaNovember 20, 2008 at 3:35 pm

In the 1980s and 1990s, Dubai used to be such a fun place to live in. Good medical, good salaries, good savings.

Today, expats are lucky to save even 5% of their income and stress levels have gone through the roof.

Traffic jams 24 hours a day, near impossible to get street parking, a 45 minute wait to get a taxi.

Indirect taxes in the form of extremely high rent and huge fees on everything related to living in Dubai.

Before, people treated you for who you are. Now they treat you based on what you drive, where you live

and how much you earn. Dubai is no fun to live in anymore, rather it is a materialistic society amidst an ugly

 poorly planned concrete jungle where the rule is eat or be eaten

Comment by Ex-Dubai ExpatNovember 21, 2008 at 6:35 am

Fortunately avoided the market here as I read the contracts and evaluated the risk given the emerging legal infrastructure.
Very little sympathy for those that bought, as they knew that the potentially high returns came with equally high risk.

Unfair to blame the Gov’t they have been putting the right regulatory structure in place, but this usually takes years.

The region needs a Dubai and I have no doubts it will be a regional powerhouse.
In the short run I expect an 80% drop in values, much like Singapores correction in the late 90’s.

Comment by sulliNovember 21, 2008 at 6:40 am

Been in UAE since 1994 but lost the bull market due to over protectiveness any way nothing to cry for,

can see one more coming in the near future as I have seen these happening in the past, unlike India from

where I come from, Dubai is not seen as a permanent residenence for most of the expatriate community

residing here, Most of us especially Indians are phobic of the locals and have been taken undue advantage

by the local youths and some most of the GCC expatriates and in my personal experience worst among these

are the Palestinians who seeems to have no respect to another human being now saying that, since no expatriate sees

UAE as his future home but a stop gap arrangement to make a

Comment by Lost BullNovember 24, 2008 at 2:26 pm

quick buck, which attracted the soldiers of fortune around the world, and persons with questionable past and

 present but with a huge wallet even though there were some sort of regulation put in regarding the money transfers,

there seems to be money flowing in from every were, Now in India we have a huge population and we have absolute

need for housing even it is rare to see such an mega project as in Dubai even with some of the worlds richest persons residing

there, Anyway before coming over to Dubai I used to travel around the world and it surprised me in 1994 why

Dubai did not have MRT which was very much common even in small countries such as Singapore,

And it surprising and at the same

Comment by Lost BullNovember 24, 2008 at 2:44 pm

extremely frustrating that you cannot travel back in the same taxi of other emirate unless you have engaged

 it for a round trip, about just 2-3 years back an inter emirate buses started plying the roads.

Once the real estate market started selling there were lots of people rushing in to buy assuming that they can forsee

a stable future with permanent residence visa status if they bought a free hold property which did not materialise,

again the only option that was left for all to make a quick buck when the boom lasted, Extremely well marketing tools

 were used to attract people from all over the world with a promise of living on beach life style, and compared the

prices to the major cities

Comment by Lost BullNovember 24, 2008 at 3:00 pm

found it to be cheap minus the infrastructure to support such a rapid developement, due to all projects going on simultaneously,companies ,man power, machinery and materials started flowing in and competitiveness within the developers started pushing the price upwards, speculators started rushing in prices went beyond the reach of genuine end user, any product which becomes unaffordable to the end user shall not sustain its existence so the crash in the market was inevitable, But even in this period there are plenty of genuine buyers if the prices are affordable and without high maintenance charges for the upkeep it is upto the developers to recognise, presently there are lots of projects

Comment by AnonymousNovember 24, 2008 at 3:15 pm

being shelved, scaled down and going for a rebiding ( face saving tactics), speculators immediately stated off loading their stocks , few with sustaining power shall hold untill they cannot afford to pay their mortgages any more, companies have already started retrenching, rents in Dubai started droping,bank interest rates have incresed, come March ( end of academic year)2009 we will see an exodus of families saying goodbye to UAE since it is not worth for them to be live here any more, and then the real crash starts…….. Advice time : 1. Do not panic this is not a end of the world 2. If you cash start investing in the shares 3. force banks to reduce the interest rates and extend the

Comment by Lost BullNovember 24, 2008 at 3:31 pm

repayment period. 4.Hunt for good bargains in the real estate property market start buying hagle with the developers,5.

This is good news as there is very sustainable future ahead for those who weathers this strom 6.

Live life comfortably as you will not take anything when you are dead anyway 7.

Pray for a good health during this stressful period ……… May God Bless U.A.E and its Rulers

Comment by Lost BullNovember 24, 2008 at 3:41 pm

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Comment by server BaigNovember 25, 2008 at 5:29 am

money-grubbing pigs deserve to wallow in their own filth

Comment by rich man poor manDecember 1, 2008 at 6:54 am

well dune dubai dream..!!

Comment by ignorentDecember 6, 2008 at 4:08 pm

to all Dubai haters i say “moral indignation is jealousy with a halo”……

Comment by Wells.H.GDecember 11, 2008 at 1:36 am

i believe that rich man poor man’s comment is logically directed towards the party that created this

worldwide financial crisis, which naturally is not Dubai…..see what i mean !?

Comment by Wells.H.GDecember 16, 2008 at 3:01 am

 

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