Access Middle East: Part One- Khalaf Al Habtoor

5:00 PM ET Thu, 2 Aug 2012

With over 40,000 employees from construction through real estate, Al Habtoor Group's growth has mirrored that of the Emirates. Khalaf Al Habtoor, founder and chairman of the family conglomerate, tells CNBC about the early beginnings, and why he thinks the joint venture with Australia's largest construction group, Leighton Holdings, has been successful.