Can Dubai's first skyscraper cope with new competition?
29 November 2013 Last updated at 13:31 GMT
Dubai's first skyscraper was a curious sight when it opened in 1979 - surrounded by miles of empty desert, many believed it would struggle to attract tenants.
However it rapidly filled up and has gone on to become a famous local landmark.
But with so many newer, flashier buildings on offer - can it really continue to compete?
Howard Johnson reports.