Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab (Arabic: ??? ?????, Tower of the Arabs) is a five star hotel located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Managed by Jumeirah hotel group, it is one of the tallest hotels in the world, although 39 percent of its total height consists of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is joined to the mainland by a personal curving bridge.
The Torre Cepsa (renamed in June 2014, before was Torre Bankia)(English: Cepsa Tower) is a skyscraper located in the Cuatro Torres Business Area in Madrid, Spain.With a height of 248.3 m (815 ft) and 45 floors, it is the second tallest of the four structures at the Cuatro Torres Business Area complex, surpassed by Torre de Cristal by less than a metre. It's the second tallest building in Spain and the 4th tallest building in the European Union. Designed by Lord Foster, it was initially known as Torre Repsol and would have served as headquarters for Repsol YPF oil and gas company. During the building of the tower, Repsol decided to change the location of its future headquarters and the financial institution Caja Madrid purchased the building for $815 million in August 2007. In 2016 it was bought by Amancio Ortega, Europe's richest man and founder of global fashion group and Zara proprietor Inditex (ITX.MC), for $490 million euros through his property investment arm, Pontegadea Inmobiliaria, among the biggest property companies in Spain. He purchased the tower from Abu Dhabi tycoon Khadem al-Qubaisi, whose fund had exercised a last-minute buy option from Spanish lender Bankia (BKIA.MC), its previous owner.It was built by a joint venture of Dragados and Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas. Source: Wikipedia
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