Burj Khalifa

The World's Tallest Tower

Burj Khalifa

About Burj Khalifa

What to know

  • Situated in the heart of Downtown Dubai, featuring various options for dining, recreation and entertainment.
  • Home to the observation tower and At.mosphere restaurant.
  • The world's tallest tower, hosting over 900 residences and owner of more than 10 records worldwide.

Key takeaways

Built up area
400 to 6,200 sq. ft.
Number of floors
Number of units
Unit types


The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa has now become synonymous with the image of Dubai worldwide. Influenced by a desert flower, the building is the centre of the city’s Downtown skyline and has received several accolades and is known as a serial record-breaking tower. As a residence, the Burj Khalifa has been home to several celebrities, both local and international. 

Housing over 900 residences from studios to four bedroom suites, you will truly be living in the centre of now. The Burj Khalifa is located in close proximity to the Dubai Mall, one of Dubai’s ultimate shopping locations. The tower is additionally home to the sophisticated Armani Hotel which occupies 11 floors. The Hotel also hosts 144 private residences. It also hosts sky lobbies on the 43rd and 76th floor. An outdoor swimming pool is also located on the 76th floor of the tower. The tower also hosts commercial space. 

Located on the 122nd, 123rd and 124th floor, is the At.mosphere restaurant, sky lobby as well as an indoor and outdoor observation deck. The Burj Khalifa currently holds more than seven records worldwide. It’s hard to come up with a residence as exclusive as this in Dubai. Surrounded by the Dubai Fountain, the tower also features a promenade with attractive greenery powered by the Burj Khalifa’s Condensate Collection System. The locality is also home to a promenade and the delightful Dubai fountain. 

When was the Burj Khalifa built?

Construction of the Burj Khalifa commenced in January 2004, and the building was officially completed and opened by January 2009.

What is inside the Burj Khalifa?

At the base of the Burj Khalifa, you have the Armani Hotel & Residences up to level 39, followed by the residences from the floors 19-108. Above the residential units, there is a beautiful restaurant called Atmosphere on the 122nd level. Between the levels of 112-154, there are corporate suites and offices. At level 148, there is At the Top Burj Khalifa Sky, which is the highest outdoor observatory in the world. Finally between levels 152-154, there is the world's highest lounge at 585 metres.

Where is Burj Khalifa located?

Burj Khalifa is located in Downtown Dubai, right next to The Dubai Mall. It is the focal point of the Downtown Dubai area, surrounded by the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard.

Is Burj Khalifa the tallest building in the world?

Yes, as of 2021, the Burj Khalifa remains the tallest building in the world.

What does Burj Khalifa mean?

'Burj' means Tower in Arabic and 'Khalifa' comes from the name of the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. 

Where to park for Burj Khalifa?

Residents have their very own private access to the parking. Guests have access to valet parking, provided they have a valid reservation or are visiting one of the corporate suites.

How was the Burj Khalifa built?

Designed by  Adrian Smith, of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Burj Khalifa began construction in 2004 and was completed by 2009. The primary structure is reinforced concrete and structural steel. The structure also features a cladding system which is designed to withstand Dubai's hot summer temperatures. It contains a total of 57 elevators and 8 escalators and stands 828m tall. The design is derived from the Islamic architecture of the region.


  • Security gate
  • Reception service
  • Concierge service
  • Doorman
  • Valet parking
  • High-speed internet
  • Smart home technology
  • Video security
  • Common roof deck
  • Common terrace
  • Garage
  • Gymnasium
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Tennis court
  • Retail area
  • Bar
  • Infinity Pool
Burj Khalifa Tower is located in

Downtown Dubai

To rent an apartment in one of Downtown Dubai's exclusive and elegant apartment blocks is to enjoy a fantastic location along Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road. Close to the world famous Dubai Mall and the traditional Arabic-styled Souk Al Bahar, this bustling area is a hive of activity thanks to its cool...

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The properties

  • Burj Khalifa Tower AED 3,390,000
    • Apartment
    • 1 beds
    • 986 sq. ft.
  • Burj Khalifa Tower AED 3,400,000
    • Apartment
    • 1 beds
    • 1,173 sq. ft.
  • Burj Khalifa Tower AED 7,500,000
    • Apartment
    • 2 beds
    • 2,036 sq. ft.
  • Burj Khalifa Tower AED 9,871,888
    • Apartment
    • 2 beds
    • 2,203 sq. ft.


EMAAR properties, which were established in 1997 is one of the world’s most valuable and respected real estate development company. They have proven to provide excellent results in property, shopping malls, retail and hospitality and leisure. EMAAR has projects in Dubai and other international markets. Downtown Dubai is Emaar’s flagship development. It has become the world’s most visited lifestyle destination, the 500-acre neighbourhood is home to the iconic Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain. Emaar’s established communities include Arabian Ranches, Emirates Living and Dubai Marina. Several mega-developments that define the city of the future are being developed by Emaar in its core markets including Dubai. Through its strategic partnerships Emaar has expanded its land bank in Dubai to build cities of the future.

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