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Limitless welcomes SPX Corporation to The Galleries

Dubai, 8 December 2009 .... Limitless has welcomed SPX Corporation to its growing list of commercial tenants at The Galleries at Downtown Jebel Ali.

SPX Corporation, a Fortune 500 multi-industry company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, joins a host of international and local firms to set up operations in The Galleries’ A-grade office towers, one of Dubai’s most sought-after business locations.

Salah Ameen, Deputy Executive Director for Limitless in the Middle East, said: “The Galleries is home to an ever-expanding number of businesses whose interests span financial services, telecommunications, food, engineering, beauty, lifestyle and architecture. We congratulate SPX Corporation on the opening of their new offices, and look forward to welcoming more businesses and retailers in the near future.”

Bechir Melki, General Manager for SPX Corporation in the Middle East, said: "SPX is looking at expanding its footprint in the ME and its move into The Galleries is a step in that direction. The Middle East market is a major contributor to growth in this global environment and SPX is excited about the opportunity this increased presence will offer."

SPX has 45 staff at The Galleries where, in total, more than 1,200 people are based as employees of Ericsson, Kraft Foods, L’Oreal, Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank, Blom Bank and Permasteelisa Gartner, among others.

The Galleries – an eight building mix of offices, homes, retail and recreational space – is set in extensively landscaped grounds with podium gardens, pools, fountains and a 300-seat amphitheatre. It is conveniently accessed from Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and within walking distance of a Metro station. Commercial space is now available for lease; residential units are due to come on line in summer 2010.

For enquiries, call Limitless on +971 4 435 7868 or DTZ toll-free on 600 522245 (+971 4 332 9267 outside the UAE), or visit www.downtownjebelali.com

Media enquiries: Rebecca Rees on +971 4 435 7956 (rebecca.rees@limitless.com)

Note to editors:  Media interviews and site tours of The Galleries can be arranged.
Limitless, a Dubai World company, is a global, integrated real estate master developer, delivering distinctive, sustainable and life-enhancing developments that are designed around people.  Our master planning of large-scale, balanced, mixed-use communities and waterfront developments aim to drive innovation in urban design, architecture and engineering.

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