was there last week so, just thought the following snapshot could be of interest: a few pictures of the just announced bawadi project: http://www.gulf-news.com/business/Hotel_and_Tourism/10037063.html click on 'in pictures' as for whats currently being built and already out there for the most part, this sums it up quite nicely... http://realestate.theemiratesnetwork.com/developments/dubai/ give it a couple of minutes to fully load, its worth the wait... then explore at your own convenience ;-) notably: http://realestate.theemiratesnetwork.com/developments/dubai/index_palm.php and for a future coastline view: http://realestate.theemiratesnetwork.com/developments/dubai/dubai_waterfront.php scroll down! PS: and lets not forget the new $33bio mega-airport, Dubai World Central, earlier expected to come online in 2008 for passenger traffic but..., and located in Jebel Ali at the other end of New Dubai, half-way between Old Dubai and Abu Dhabi http://www.itp.net/business/news/details.php?id=20578&category=construction and to be linked to the old Dubai International Airport via the under construction Dubai Metro, coming online in 2010: http://www.gridskipper.com/travel/dubai/dubai-metro-underway-171018.php http://vgn.dm.gov.ae/DMEGOV/dm-metro-news01 http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/dubai-metro/ lemme know if i've forgotten anything ah! glad i asked! here are a few recent aerial pictures http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/dubaiaerials&page=all http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/dubaiprojects just to give you an idea... PS2: where to stay? Park Hyatt, and nowhere else... http://dubai.park.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/ http://www.gridskipper.com/travel/dubai/park-hyatt-dubai-170980.php http://luxecityguides.com/article.php?article_id=13 and here's the only guide book you'll ever need... welcome to New Dubai! cheers all!