Things looking up at JLT

This weekend, The National carried a story about the growing sense of community in Jumeirah Lake Towers on Sheikh Zayed Road. The forest of towers have long been cursed by a very low tenancy rate in the offices and a less desirable residential scene than just across the road at Jumeirah Beach Residences.

With the metro station about to open in April, tenants are "seeing signs of life amid the area's chronically congested roads and ubiquitous construction debris", Hugh Naylor writes. Still, business is slow for retailers and there are major issues with getting around at rush hour.

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