Dubai’s Princess Tower becomes world’s tallest residential building
Guinness World Records has officially recognized Tameer's Princess Tower as the world's tallest residential building.
The Dubai Marina skyscraper towers above the skyline at 414m from base to tip, Tameer said in a statement. (AFP/Getty Images)
The small kingdom is among the most economically vulnerable of the GCC states, with high debt levels, low reserves and slow GDP growth. But it has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy that will help it forge a new path for the future.