List of buildings with 100 floors or more

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This is a list of buildings with 100 floors or more above ground. Among the cities Dubai tops the list with 3 buildings above 100 floors including the iconic Burj Khalifa which is by far the tallest in world. Chicago, New York, Shanghai and Guangzhou have 2 each.

Completed buildings[edit]

This list includes buildings whose construction is complete, or are topped-out.

Rank Structure City Country Floors Status Year Height to architectural top Height to roof Height to pinnacle
1 Burj Khalifa Dubai  United Arab Emirates 163[1][2] Complete 2010 828 m (2,717 ft) 828 m (2,717 ft) 829.8 m (2,722 ft)
2 Shanghai Tower Shanghai  China 128 Complete 2015 632 m (2,073 ft) 556.7 m (1,826 ft) 632 m (2,073 ft)
3 Lotte World Tower Seoul  South Korea 123[3] Complete 2016 555.65 m (1,823.0 ft) 554.57 m (1,819.5 ft)
4 Abraj Al Bait Mecca  Saudi Arabia 120[4] Complete 2011 601 m (1,972 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft) 601 m (1,972 ft)
5 Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin  China 117 Topped-out 2018 597 m (1,959 ft)
6 Ping An Finance Center Shenzhen  China 115 Complete 2017 599 m (1,965 ft) 555 m (1,821 ft) 599 m (1,965 ft)
7 CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou  China 111 Complete 2015 530 m (1,740 ft) 495 m (1,624 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft)
8 Willis Tower Chicago  United States 110[5] Complete 1974 442 m (1,450 ft) 442 m (1,450 ft) 527 m (1,729 ft)
9 International Commerce Centre Hong Kong  Hong Kong 108 Complete 2010 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft)
10 China Zun Beijing  China 108 Topped-out 2017 528 m (1,732 ft) 528 m (1,732 ft) 528 m (1,732 ft)
11 Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang  North Korea 105 Topped-out 1992 330 m (1,080 ft) 330 m (1,080 ft) 330 m (1,080 ft)
12 One World Trade Center New York City  United States 104 Complete 2013 541.3 m (1,776 ft) 417 m (1,368 ft) 546.2 m (1,792 ft)
13 Guangzhou International Finance Center Guangzhou  China 103 Complete 2010 440 m (1,440 ft) 438 m (1,437 ft) 440 m (1,440 ft)
14 Empire State Building New York City  United States 102 Complete 1931 381 m (1,250 ft) 381 m (1,250 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft)
15 Marina 101 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2015 426.5 m (1,399 ft) 375.4 m (1,232 ft) 426.5 m (1,399 ft)
16 Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai  China 101 Complete 2008 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft)
17 Taipei 101 Taipei  Taiwan 101 Complete 2004 509 m (1,670 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft) 509 m (1,670 ft)
18 Princess Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2012 414 m (1,358 ft) 392 m (1,286 ft) 414 m (1,358 ft)
19 875 North Michigan Avenue Chicago  United States 100 Complete 1969 344 m (1,129 ft) 344 m (1,129 ft) 457 m (1,499 ft)
20 Kingkey 100 Shenzhen  China 100 Complete[6] 2011 441.8 m (1,449 ft) 441.8 m (1,449 ft) 441.8 m (1,449 ft)

Buildings under construction[edit]

This is a list of buildings under construction that are planned to have 100 floors or more. It does not include proposed, approved and topped-out buildings.[7]

Structure City Country Floors completed
[citation needed]
Floors Year Height to architectural top Remarks
Jeddah Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 66 167 2021 1,007 m (3,304 ft) The exact final height is being kept secret, but it is expected to be at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Dubai One Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 161 2021 711 m (2,333 ft) Construction began in 2016
Suzhou Zhongnan Center Suzhou  China 0 138 2022 729 m (2,392 ft) Construction halted 2015
Central Park Tower New York City  United States 71 131 2019 472 m (1,549 ft) Under construction
Rama IX Super Tower Bangkok  Thailand 0 125 2022 615 m (2,018 ft) Construction began in 2017, will finish in 2020.
Wuhan Greenland Center Wuhan  China 105 126 2019 636 m (2,087 ft)
Pentominium Dubai  United Arab Emirates 28 122 2024 516 m (1,693 ft) Construction halted in 2011, to resume in 2019
Wuhan CTF Centre Wuhan  China 0 121 2022 648 m (2,126 ft) Construction began in early 2017
Merdeka PNB 118 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 25 118 2021[8] 644 m (2,113 ft) Construction began in 2014.[8]

Will finish in 2019, concrete mat is being reconstructed.[8]

World One Mumbai  India 83 117 2018/2020[9] 442 m (1,450 ft) Construction began in 2011.[9]
The Imperial 3 Mumbai  India 0 116 2021 400 m (1,300 ft) Construction began in 2016, will finish in 2021.
Doha Tower and Convention Center Doha  Qatar 0 115 2021 570 m (1,870 ft) Construction began in 2017, will finish in 2020.
Entisar Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 111 2020 520 m (1,710 ft) Construction began in 2016,[10] will finish in 2020. Construction halted in 2017.
Busan Lotte Town Tower Busan  South Korea 0 107 510 m (1,670 ft) On hold since 2013, to resume in 2018.
The Exchange 106 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 106 106 2018 492 m (1,614 ft) Construction began in 2016 and it will be completed by June 2018.
Marina 106 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 46 104 2019 445 m (1,460 ft) Construction halted in 2009, restarted in 2013, but was halted again in 2017.
Akhmat Tower Grozny  Russia 0 102 2020 435 m (1,427 ft) Under construction
LCT Landmark Tower Busan  South Korea 97 101 2019 411.6 m (1,350 ft) Under construction
Vista Tower Chicago  United States 69 101 2020 363 m (1,191 ft) Under construction
Chengdu Greenland Tower Chengdu  China 42 101 2018 468 m (1,535 ft) Under Construction
Australia 108 Melbourne  Australia 58 100 2019 317 m (1,040 ft) Under construction

Buildings cancelled[edit]

The following list is of those buildings that were planned to have 100 floors or more, for which the project did start but is now officially cancelled.[7]

Structure City Country Floors Height to architectural top Remarks
Nakheel Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates +200 Over 1 km The Tower was announced in 2008. The project was halted in 2009 due to financial problems, and it was cancelled in December 2009.
Sky City Changsha  China 202 838 m (2,749 ft) The building was set to break ground in June 2013, aiming to be the world's tallest building. However, on July 25, 2013 the project was halted due to insufficient permission. In February 2015 it was reported that the construction would continue in 2016, but needed to be approved by the national level (for buildings over 350 meters only). Later, in July 2015, no work had been done there for two years. Some of the material they planned to use to build were now used by local villagers, probably removing them to make a fishing pond.[citation needed]
Incheon Tower Incheon  South Korea 151 613 m (2,011 ft) Foundation work started at 2008. Construction halted 2009.
Chicago Spire Chicago  United States 150 610 m (2,000 ft) Foundation work started on what would have been the world's tallest residential building. The project was cancelled in 2008 after a troubled financial history. In March 2014, new funding required to restart the project was announced. However, on October 31, 2014, the developer failed to make a required payment to Related Midwest and Related filed suit to compel Shelbourne to turn over the deed to the property.[11][12][13]
Miglin-Beitler Skyneedle Chicago  United States 125 610 m (2,000 ft) The project was cancelled in 1993 because of the Persian Gulf War.
Crown Las Vegas Las Vegas  United States 142 575 m (1,886 ft) The tower was announced in 2006. After two major redesigns, the project was officially cancelled in March 2008.
Kowloon MTR Tower Hong Kong  China 102 574 m (1,883 ft) Now built as the International Commerce Center.
Seoul Light Tower Seoul  South Korea 133 643 m (2,110 ft) This building was the proposed landmark building of Digital Media City. Its construction started in 2008, but it was cancelled at 2011 because of conflict between the City of Seoul and the developer company.
India Tower Mumbai  India 126 718 m (2,356 ft) Foundation work began in 2010, but construction halted in 2011, and was cancelled as of 2015.
Old Chicago Main Post Office Twin Towers Chicago  United States 120 610 m (2,000 ft) The project was approved on July 18, 2013 and it was cancelled in December 2014.
New York Stock Exchange Tower New York City  United States 140 546 m (1,791 ft) The tower was cancelled in 2001 because of 9/11.
Peachtree Financial Tower Atlanta  United States 119 448 m (1,470 ft) This building was announced in 2008 but the project was cancelled in 2012.
Russia Tower Moscow  Russia 118 612 m (2,008 ft) Construction started and a cornerstone was laid. The project was cancelled in 2009.
Grollo Tower Melbourne  Australia 113 560 m (1,840 ft) The tower was proposed in 1997. After a major redesign, the project was officially cancelled in 2004.
Meraas Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 112 550 m (1,800 ft) The tower was proposed in 2008, the project was cancelled in 2009 due to financial crisis.
Nina Tower Hong Kong  China 110 520 m (1,710 ft) Redesigned and built as 2 buildings.
Television City Tower New York City  United States 150 510 m (1,670 ft) Proposed by Donald Trump as the tallest building in the world at the time, the project was cancelled in 1988 due to fierce local opposition.
10 Columbus Circle New York City  United States 137 500 m (1,600 ft) Now built as the Time Warner Center.
7 South Dearborn Chicago  United States 112 478 m (1,568 ft) Intended to be the tallest building in the world at the time, 7 South Dearborn was approved in 1999 but it was cancelled in 2001 because of a lack of funding.
Transbay Terminal and Tower San Francisco  United States 112 419 m (1,375 ft) It was approved in 2010 but it was cancelled in 2013 because of development on the project called the Salesforce Tower.
Tower Triple One Seoul  South Korea 111 621 m (2,037 ft) This building was the proposed landmark building of the Yongsan International Business District. Its construction started in 2011, but it was cancelled in 2013 because of conflict between Korail and Dream Hub, the developer. It will be replaced by the 665 meter Dream Tower.
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and Residence Tower Chicago  United States 111 414 m (1,358 ft) The project was proposed in 2009. The project was cancelled in 2012.
Burj Al Alam Dubai  United Arab Emirates 108 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2009 and finally cancelled in 2013.
Millennium Tower Frankfurt  Germany 104 369 m (1,211 ft) This building was proposed in 2000 by Donald Trump. But it was cancelled in 2008 due to financial crisis.
Qatar National Bank Tower Doha  Qatar 101 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2010.
Al Quds Endowment Tower Doha  Qatar 100 495 m (1,624 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2010.
London Millennium Tower London  United Kingdom 108 366 m (1,201 ft) Now built as the Gherkin.
Palace of the Soviets Moscow  Soviet Union 100 415 m (1,362 ft) Construction started in 1937 on the site of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, which had been demolished in 1931. Construction was halted by the German invasion of 1941 but the project never resumed after the war. The cathedral was finally rebuilt on the same site in the 1990s.
Metropolitan Life North Building New York City  United States 100 375 m (1,230 ft) Designed in the 1920s as a 100-story skyscraper that would have been the tallest building in the world. Due to the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and onset of the Great Depression, construction was halted at floor 29 in 1933. There is some speculation as to whether Metropolitan Life really intended to finish the 100-story building.

Proposed buildings[edit]

The list includes buildings that were proposed or envisioned to have 100 floors or more but never advanced to the construction stage. It does not include never built, under construction buildings.

Structure City Country Floors Status Year proposed Height Notes
X-Seed 4000 Tokyo  Japan 800 Vision 1995 4,000 m (13,000 ft)
Ultima Tower San Francisco  United States 500 Vision 1991 3,218.7 m (10,560 ft)
Dubai City Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 400 Vision 2008 2,400 m (7,900 ft) A proposed megatall skyscraper announced in 2008.
Shimizu TRY-2004 Mega-City Pyramid Tokyo  Japan --- Vision 1996 2,004 m (6,575 ft) A proposed arcology project for the construction of a massive pyramid over Tokyo Bay in Japan.
Aeropolis 2001 Tokyo  Japan 500 Vision 1989 2,001 m (6,565 ft)
Sky Mile Tower Tokyo  Japan 400 Proposed 2015 1,700 m (5,600 ft)
The Illinois Chicago  United States 528 Vision 1956 1,609.3 m (5,280 ft)
Azerbaijan Tower Baku  Azerbaijan 189 Vision 2011 1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Bionic Tower Shanghai or Hong Kong,
as both locations have the interest.
 China 300 Vision 1997 1,228.2 m (4,030 ft) A visionary proposal for a vertical city housing at least 100,000 people.
Murjan Tower Manama  Bahrain 200 Proposed 2006 1,022 m (3,353 ft)
Mubarak al-Kabir Tower Madinat al-Hareer  Kuwait 234 Proposed 2006 1,001 m (3,284 ft) A Megatall proposal will be taller than Al Hamra Tower, it will be part of the future city called Madinat al-Hareer.
Sky City 1000 Tokyo  Japan 196 Vision 1989 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Tour Financial Hub Center Seoul  South Korea 220 Visionary 2006 960 m (3,150 ft) A Proposed Megatall will be taller than the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea. However, due to the height restrictions, construction wasn't allowed and it seems unsure in 2016.
Nansha Tower Guangzhou  China 200 Proposed 2015 900 m (3,000 ft)
Millennium Tower Tokyo  Japan 170 Proposed 1989 840 m (2,760 ft)
China Resources Hubei Old Village Redevelopment Shenzhen  China 140 Proposed 2013 830 m (2,720 ft)
DIB-200 Tokyo  Japan 200 Visionary 1993 800 m (2,600 ft)
Tradewinds Square Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 150 Proposed 2011 775 m (2,543 ft)
Caiwuwei Center Shenzhen  China 169 Visionary 2017 760 m (2,490 ft)
The Pinnacle by Nakheel Dubai  United Arab Emirates 128 Vision 2001 750 m (2,460 ft)
Iconic Tower Grand Dhaka  Bangladesh 142 Approved 2016 734 m (2,408 ft)
KLCC East Gate Tower Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 142 Proposed 2014 700 m (2,300 ft)
Kingvision Plaza Guangzhou  China 157 Proposed 2017 688 m (2,257 ft)
Eaton's / John Maryon Tower Toronto  Canada 140 Vision 1971 686 m (2,251 ft)
Dream Tower Seoul  South Korea 136 Proposed 2009 665 m (2,182 ft)
Burj 2020 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 115 Approved 2013 660 m (2,170 ft) Uptown Dubai
Bengaluru Turf Tower Bangalore  India 156 Approved 2014 660 m (2,170 ft)
Royal Tower Phnom Penh Phnom Penh  Cambodia 144 Proposed 2018 648 m (2,126 ft)
Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 113 Approved 2013 638 m (2,093 ft)
Changchun World Trade Center Changchun  China 126 Proposed 2016 631 m (2,070 ft)
Al-Aman World Capital Center Colombo  Sri Lanka 117 Proposed 2015 625 m (2,051 ft)
Kostabi World Trade Center New York City  United States 160 Vision late 1990s 610 m (2,000 ft)

Port Tower Complex

Gateway Tower Chicago  United States 127 Approved 2016 610 m (2,000 ft)
H700 Shenzhen Tower Shenzhen  China 130 Proposed 2016 608 m (1,995 ft)
Lanco Hills Signature Tower Hyderabad  India 101 Approved 2014 604 m (1,982 ft)
One Dubai Dubai  United Arab Emirates 201 Vision 2008 600 m (2,000 ft)
The Big Bend New York City  United States 130 Proposed 2015 597 m (1,959 ft)
Port Tower Complex Karachi  Pakistan 130 Visionary 2009 593 m (1,946 ft)
Thai Boon Roong Twin Trade Center Phnom Penh  Cambodia 133 Approved 2016 587 m (1,926 ft)
Baoneng Binhu Center T1 Hefei  China 119 Approved 2014 588 m (1,929 ft)
Hexia Yuzui Tower A Nanjing  China 110 Proposed 2013 580 m (1,900 ft)
Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul  South Korea 105 Approved 2014 569 m (1,867 ft)
Hudson Spire New York City  United States 110 Proposed 2014 550 m (1,800 ft)
Lodha Project Wadala Mumbai  India 101 Proposed 2014 530 m (1,740 ft)
Parkhaven Tower Rotterdam  Netherlands 107 Vision 1998 501 m (1,644 ft)
Joyus Housing Mumbai  India 125 Proposed 2016 486 m (1,594 ft)
One World Trade Center New York City  United States 115 Visionary 2004 566 m (1,857 ft)
Al Noor Tower Casablanca  Morocco 114 Proposed 2014 540 m (1,770 ft)
Thompson Center Redevelopment Chicago  United States 115 Proposed 2016 518 m (1,699 ft)
Grollo Tower Melbourne  Australia 113 Visionary 1995 560 m (1,840 ft)
SRG Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 111 Proposed 2018 471 m (1,545 ft)
Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul  South Korea 105 Approved 2014 569 m (1,867 ft)
Hudson Spire New York City  United States 110 Proposed 2014 550 m (1,800 ft)
Lodha Project Wadala Mumbai  India 101 Proposed 2014 530 m (1,740 ft)
Parkhaven Tower Rotterdam  Netherlands 107 Vision 1998 501 m (1,644 ft)
Joyus Housing Mumbai  India 125 Proposed 2016 486 m (1,594 ft)
Forza Tower Bogotá  Colombia 116 Proposed 2018 460 m (1,510 ft)
Two World Trade Center New York City  United States 115 Visionary 2004 450 m (1,480 ft)
Tribune East Tower Chicago  United States 113 Proposed 2018 433 m (1,421 ft)
Orion Tower 1 Gold Coast  Australia 103 Approved 2017 328 m (1,076 ft)
Tour Sans Fins Paris  France 103 Vision 1990 426 m (1,398 ft)
Asia Plaza Kaohsiung  Taiwan 103 Vision 1997 431 m (1,414 ft)
MIBC Plot 1 Moscow  Russia 108 Proposed 2018 405 m (1,329 ft)
Bein Arim Tower Tel Aviv  Israel 100 Approved 2013 400 m (1,300 ft)

Destroyed/demolished buildings[edit]

This list comprises the two buildings that used to have over 100 floors but are no longer in existence.

Structure City Country Floors Year completed Year destroyed Reason for destruction Height to top floor Height to roof Height to pinnacle
One World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1972 2001 Terrorist attack 411 m (1,348 ft) 417 m (1,368 ft) 527.3 m (1,730 ft)
Two World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1973 2001 Terrorist attack 409 m (1,342 ft) 415 m (1,362 ft)

Timeline[edit]

This is a timeline of the building with the most floors out of buildings with 100 floors or more.

From To Building City Country Floors Built
1931 1972 Empire State Building New York City  United States 103 1931
1972 2001 Twin Towers of the World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1972
2001 2010 Sears Tower/Willis Tower Chicago  United States 108 1974
2010 Present Burj Khalifa Dubai  United Arab Emirates 163 2010

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