Chris O'Donnell, CEO, Nakheel

The Palm Jumeirah is the first man-made landmark since the Great Wall of China to be visible from space.

The Palm Jumeirah is the first man-made landmark since the Great Wall of China to be visible from space.

Land reclamation on this size and scale, and with the complexity of shape such as a palm tree, has never been attempted before, let alone achieved.

There is simply no way to calculate the exact time such a project would take and that is why we provided in our customers' contracts sufficient flexibility to allow for the additional time that unknown factors may require."

Chris O'Donnell, CEO,

Nakheel

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