Work begins on $140m Dubai project

An Irish property developer who moved to Dubai in 2009 has broken ground on a $140 million office block that will be a regional base for Standard Chartered Bank in the United Arab Emirates.

12th March, 2011

An Irish property developer who moved to Dubai in 2009 has broken ground on a $140 million office block that will be a regional base for Standard Chartered Bank in the United Arab Emirates.

Jim Osborne, who was previously involved in Irish development firm Castleway, is chief operating officer of Gulf Resources Development and Investment (GRDI), which started the Dubai project last week.

Osborne is responsible for the day-to-day running of the company, which he set up...

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