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Having emerged as a major global city and a hub of business in the middle east it is a big transport hub for passengers and cargos due to its geographical location. Being the business and transport epicenter, there are plenty of jobs in Dubai.
Till the mid-1960 business in Dubai used to be based on trade and oil exploration business. After oil was discovered the revenue related to oil started coming in 1960. Early development in the city was triggered by oil business but the reserves of oil are limited and there are very low levels of production, so only 5% of the revenue in Dubai comes from oil.
Dubai promotes the western style of business, hence a major revenue comes from aviation, tourism, real estate and other financial services.
Dubai is a host of many innovative construction projects and numerous sports events. It is a home to many iconic skyscrapers and high rise buildings. Though there was a financial crisis in 2007 and 2008 Dubai has bounced back with many new innovative projects as in 2015 there was a surplus in country’s budget.
Being on the 22nd number in terms of the most expensive city, Dubai is the most expensive city in the UAE. The US global consulting company has listed Dubai as one of the best places in the world to live.
Dubai has a unique architectural style which is a mix and match of western architecture and asian architecture. It also has an influence on Islamic architecture. The construction activities in Dubai are not only supported by renowned companies in the country but also construction majors in Chicago and New York.
With such a boom in construction activities, there are plenty of construction jobs available in the country which are both high-paying and challenging.
Dubai is a home to the tallest skyscraper in the world called Burj Khalifa which at 829.9 m is the tallest building in the world. Burj Khalifa is designed and build from the patterning systems which are embodied in Islamic architecture. The triple-lobed footprint of the building depicts a version of desert flower called Hymenocallis. This flower is native to the region of Dubai.Construction of this skyscraper has involved hundreds of millions of man hours. The major workforce was from Asia. Burj Khalifa was one of the dream projects of the world and many aspiring construction professionals got to work on such an iconic building. Project management was a critical aspect while constructing this building. Many project management professionals were a part of planning and execution of this building. These construction and project management professionals were recruited to work on different parts of the building came from different parts of the world. Dubai is a major job destination offering a better lifestyle and a conducive job environment.
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