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Old Posted Apr 23, 2007, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by RazzC View Post
Furthermore, about Rotterdam becoming a world class business city, I don't think that'll be the case, the city being in a small country. There's just not enough demand for office space. That's also the reason why the city has such problems building above 150 m. (finally, there's a 165 m. tall office tower under construction now, which will beat the 151 m. tall Delftse Poort after reigning the skies for 15+ years) The ambition is clearly there, that's not the culprit.
That is really not an issue, as there are smaller countries in the world that have cities with towers over 150meters. Auckland in New Zealand is one example. The issue is that this city is in Europe and Europe is simply infamous for it’s lack of high rises.
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