Gulf Goliath

Pendleton, Devon
March 2007
Forbes Asia;3/26/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p66
The article features Khalaf Al Habtoor, one of the richest businessmen from the United Arab Emirates. Through hard work, good timing and the right royal connections, he has built an estimated $2.5 billion fortune riding the growth and excesses of Dubai from fledgling port city to glamorous commercial playground. His Al Habtoor Group has helped build such familiar landmarks as the Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach hotels. Habtoor plans to build Habtoor hotels in New York, Great Britain and Paris.


Related Articles

  • Billionaire Spends $1.3 Billion on Hotels With Dubai Rebounding.  // Lodging Hospitality Exclusive Insight;4/24/2012, p1 

    The article reports on the 1.3 billion U.S. dollars to be spent by Khalaf Al Habtoor, founder and chairman of Al Habtoor Group LLC, on a complex located on Dubai, United Arab Emirates' main commercial strip.

  • Latin American Billionaires.  // Latin Trade (English);Sep99, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p24 

    Presents the ten richest individuals in Latin America as of September 1999. Name of the billionaires; Ranking; Country; Net worth in United States dollars.

  • India Home To 103 Billionaires; 6th Largest Globally.  // India -- West;11/15/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 52, pB9 

    The article informs that according to a report India has more number of billionaires than Saudi Arabia, France, and Switzerland and holds sixth position among 103 billionaires across the world even decreased number after July 2012 and June 2013.

  • Mexico's $-men.  // Business Mexico;Sep2001, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p13 

    Lists the top five wealthiest individuals in Mexico, according to 'Forbes' magazine. Assets in billions.

  • THE RICHEST PEOPLE IN AMERICA.  // Forbes Asia;10/13/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p78 

    The article lists the richest 400 people in the U.S. for the year 2008 which includes Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas, Nevada, Michael R. Bloomberg of New York, and Phillip Frost of Miami, Florida.

  • Poor Billionaires. Prey, Hillary // Forbes Asia;10/13/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p94 

    The article lists the U.S. billionaires who are too poor to be included in The Forbes 400 Richest People in America which includes Michael Ahearn, David Duffield, and Peter Lewis.

  • China's Hot Spots Top Billionaire Cities.  // Forbes Asia;Mar2011 Special Issue Billionaires, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p28 

    The article reports that China has billionaires in 49 cities including Beijing, Shenzhen, and Hangzhou.

  • Slowing Giant U.S. Loses Some of Its Lead.  // Forbes Asia;Mar2011 Special Issue Billionaires, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p70 

    The article presents information on the billionaires in the U.S., mentioned in the list of rich people compiled by the periodical "Forbes."

  • Drop-Offs.  // Forbes Asia;2010 Special Issue, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p80 

    The article presents a list of rich people who were dropped from the list of the world top billionaires along with those who died including Omid Kordestani, Jose Berardo, and Raj Rajaratnam.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics