Building's global editor reports on her recent trip to Dubai

Visiting Dubai last week, one of the most noticeable differences from previous trips was that I managed to reach all my meetings on time.

Gone are the days of sitting in static queues of nose to nose SUVs frantically tapping the blackberry trying to reschedule meetings.

Dubai has clearly slowed since the crisis struck. A typical rumour doing the rounds is that a developer that burst onto the property scene with a monster project launched at Cityscape days before the market went into its current slump has shrunk its staff from 200 to just four.

This article continues at Roxane McMeeken's blog