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The Most Expensive Buildings in the World

This list showcases the most expensive buildings that were built around the world.
# Building City Floors Height Year Cost
1
One World Trade Center New York City 104 1,776 ft 2014 $3,900,000,000
2
Palace of the Parliament Bucharest 12 276 ft 1988 $3,000,000,000
3
Shanghai Tower Shanghai 121 2,074 ft 2015 $2,400,000,000
4
Royal Adelaide Hospital Adelaide 11 135 ft 2016 $2,100,000,000
5
Goldman Sachs Headquarters New York City 44 749 ft 2010 $2,100,000,000
6
The Palazzo Las Vegas 53 642 ft 2007 $1,900,000,000
7
The Shard London 73 1,004 ft 2013 $1,900,000,000
8
Taipei 101 Taipei 101 1,671 ft 2004 $1,760,000,000
9
Burj Khalifa Dubai 163 2,717 ft 2010 $1,500,000,000
10
CapitaGreen Singapore 40 794 ft 2014 $1,400,000,000
11
Kyoto Station Kyoto 15 230 ft 1997 $1,250,000,000
12
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg 25 361 ft 2016 $1,027,510,000
13
New United States Embassy London 13 180 ft 2017 $1,000,000,000
14
Mercury City Moscow 75 1,112 ft 2013 $1,000,000,000
15
Niagara Falls Hilton Phase 2 Niagara Falls 47 564 ft 2009 $1,000,000,000
16
Bank of America Tower New York City 58 1,200 ft 2009 $1,000,000,000
17
Myer Centre Adelaide 18 246 ft 1991 $1,000,000,000
18
SunTrust Financial Centre Tampa 36 525 ft 1992 $1,000,000,000
19
MGM Grand Resort & Casino Las Vegas 30 293 ft 1993 $1,000,000,000
20
Chifley Tower Sydney 50 791 ft 1992 $1,000,000,000
21
Wynn Las Vegas Las Vegas 45 614 ft 2005 $990,000,000
22
MGM Grand Macau Macau 35 505 ft 2007 $975,000,000
23
Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa Las Vegas 23 198 ft 2006 $925,000,000
24
Vancouver Convention Centre - West Building Vancouver 6 144 ft 2009 $883,200,000
25
The Bow Calgary 58 779 ft 2012 $850,000,000
26
Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai 101 1,614 ft 2008 $850,000,000
27
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago 98 1,388 ft 2009 $850,000,000
28
New York Times Tower New York City 52 1,046 ft 2007 $850,000,000
29
ANZ Bank Centre Sydney 46 640 ft 2013 $800,000,000
30
Paris Las Vegas Las Vegas 34 368 ft 1999 $785,000,000
31
Hongkong & Shanghai Bank Hong Kong 47 587 ft 1985 $779,067,953
32
Two International Finance Centre Hong Kong 88 1,362 ft 2003 $770,000,000
33
Devon Energy Center Oklahoma City 52 845 ft 2012 $750,000,000
34
Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Hotel Las Vegas 50 600 ft 2009 $750,000,000
35
Gate to the East Suzhou 74 990 ft 2014 $700,000,000
36
Seven World Trade Center New York City 49 741 ft 2006 $700,000,000
37
Ping An International Finance Center Shenzhen 116 1,965 ft 2016 $678,000,000
38
Rush Hospital, East Tower Chicago 14 252 ft 2012 $654,000,000
39
Belfer Research Building New York City 19 ≈210 ft 2014 $650,000,000
40
Palms Place Las Vegas 47 518 ft 2008 $650,000,000
41
The Mirage Las Vegas 31 335 ft 1989 $650,000,000
42
Millennium Tower Boston 60 685 ft 2016 $620,000,000
43
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Chicago 24 442 ft 2012 $605,000,000
44
Golden Nugget Lake Charles Lake Charles 25 ≈314 ft 2014 $600,000,000
45
South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa Las Vegas 25 365 ft 2005 $600,000,000
46
Palace Tower Las Vegas 29 435 ft 1998 $600,000,000
47
Bau 1 Basel 41 584 ft 2015 $588,305,000
48
Texas Children's Pavilion for Women Houston 16 ≈213 ft 2012 $575,000,000
49
Porsche Design Tower Sunny Isles Beach 57 641 ft 2016 $560,000,000
50
Harrah's Waterfront Tower Atlantic City 44 525 ft 2008 $550,000,000
51
World Market Center - Building C Las Vegas 16 280 ft 2008 $550,000,000
52
Palms Casino Hotel Las Vegas 42 423 ft 2001 $550,000,000
53
5 Broadgate London 13 226 ft 2016 $548,901,470
54
Jin Mao Tower Shanghai 88 1,380 ft 1999 $540,000,000
55
Comcast Center Philadelphia 57 974 ft 2008 $540,000,000
56
One Raffles Place Tower 2 Singapore 38 688 ft 2012 $530,000,000
57
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Washington 14 148 ft 2014 $520,000,000
58
MahaNakhon Bangkok 77 1,027 ft 2016 $515,000,000
59
AIG Tower Hong Kong 40 607 ft 2005 $513,000,000
60
Den Norske Opera & Ballett Oslo 11 115 ft 2008 $511,440,162
61
The Parker Fulton Market Chicago 29 321 ft 2016 $511,393,050
62
De Rotterdam Rotterdam 44 496 ft 2013 $510,000,000
63
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis St. Louis 19 289 ft 2007 $507,000,000
64
Prentice Women's Hospital Chicago 18 316 ft 2007 $502,500,000
65
Brookfield Place Perth 45 801 ft 2012 $500,000,000
66
Evolution Tower Moscow 53 837 ft 2015 $500,000,000
67
Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver Vancouver 59 616 ft 2016 $500,000,000
68
WestendGate Frankfurt am Main 47 523 ft 1976 $500,000,000
69
The Index Dubai 80 1,076 ft 2010 $490,000,000
70
Harbert Tower at the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children Birmingham 12 ≈159 ft 2012 $483,000,000
71
Diwang International Fortune Center Liuzhou 75 994 ft 2014 $482,200,000
72
Fangyuan Mansion Shenyang 25 327 ft 2001 $482,000,000
73
The Summit Hong Kong 65 721 ft 2001 $468,000,000
74
Smilow Cancer Hospital New Haven 14 ≈173 ft 2009 $467,000,000
75
Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Lexington 12 ≈149 ft 2010 $450,000,000
76
Rosewood Dubai Dubai 65 771 ft 2015 $450,000,000
77
Deutsche Bank Place Sydney 39 787 ft 2005 $450,000,000
78
Hyatt Regency Orlando Expansion Tower Orlando 31 428 ft 2010 $450,000,000
79
Jennie Sealy Hospital Galveston 12 ≈150 ft 2016 $438,000,000
80
Bellevue Towers Two Bellevue 43 450 ft 2008 $438,000,000
81
Shangri-La Toronto Toronto 66 705 ft 2012 $430,000,000
82
Koncerthuset Copenhagen 6 148 ft 2009 $430,000,000
83
Treasure Island Hotel & Casino Las Vegas 36 368 ft 1993 $430,000,000
84
Bronx County Hall of Justice New York City 10 164 ft 2006 $421,000,000
85
L.A. Live Hotel & Condominiums Los Angeles 54 667 ft 2010 $412,000,000
86
Ocean Heights Dubai 82 1,017 ft 2010 $408,400,000
87
InterContinental Doha The City Doha 59 722 ft 2012 $400,000,000
88
Dally Tower Puyallup 10 160 ft 2011 $400,000,000
89
The Private Residences at Hotel Georgia Vancouver 49 517 ft 2012 $400,000,000
90
Sky Tower 1 Wrocław 56 696 ft 2012 $400,000,000
91
Freedom Forum and Newseum Washington 13 137 ft 2007 $400,000,000
92
The Water Club at Borgata Atlantic City 39 457 ft 2008 $400,000,000
93
Caesars Windsor - Augustus Tower Windsor 27 364 ft 2008 $400,000,000
94
Central Bank of Kuwait Kuwait City 40 755 ft 2013 $400,000,000
95
Westendstraße 1 Frankfurt am Main 53 682 ft 1993 $400,000,000
96
QV1 Tower Perth 38 533 ft 1991 $400,000,000
97
300 North LaSalle Chicago 60 785 ft 2009 $400,000,000
98
RBC Centre Toronto 42 610 ft 2009 $400,000,000
99
Grand Lisboa Macau 47 846 ft 2008 $385,875,000
100
The Center Hong Kong 73 1,135 ft 1998 $384,600,000
101
Roppongi T-CUBE Tokyo 27 454 ft 2003 $380,332,363
102
Bellagio Spa Tower Las Vegas 33 392 ft 2004 $375,000,000
103
Gonda Building Rochester 21 305 ft 2001 $375,000,000
104
ANZ Centre Melbourne 11 180 ft 2010 $370,000,000
105
W South Beach Hotel & Residences Miami Beach 20 ≈228 ft 2009 $370,000,000
106
The Westin Denver International Airport Denver 14 ≈177 ft 2015 $365,000,000
107
12 MetroTech Center New York City 32 473 ft 2005 $360,000,000
108
Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center Denver 38 489 ft 2005 $354,800,000
109
Taiping Financial Tower Shanghai 38 682 ft 2011 $350,000,000
110
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center - Mid-Campus Building One Houston 25 415 ft 2012 $350,000,000
111
Hilton Convention Center Orlando 18 ≈229 ft 2009 $350,000,000
112
Section 84 Canberra 11 148 ft 2006 $350,000,000
113
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Phoenix 32 360 ft 2008 $350,000,000
114
Living Shangri-La Vancouver 62 659 ft 2008 $350,000,000
115
New York-New York Las Vegas 49 529 ft 1997 $350,000,000
116
Main Tower Frankfurt am Main 55 656 ft 1999 $350,000,000
117
Tekstilkent Plaza 2 Istanbul 36 551 ft 2000 $350,000,000
118
Tekstilkent Plaza 1 Istanbul 36 551 ft 2000 $350,000,000
119
Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel Vancouver 44 458 ft 2009 $350,000,000
120
State Street Financial Center Boston 36 503 ft 2003 $350,000,000
121
One Campus Martius Detroit 16 232 ft 2003 $350,000,000
122
World Market Center - Building B Las Vegas 16 284 ft 2007 $345,000,000
123
MaRS Discovery Centre West Tower Toronto 20 371 ft 2013 $344,000,000
124
Monte Carlo Las Vegas Las Vegas 32 360 ft 1996 $344,000,000
125
San Jose City Hall San Jose 18 285 ft 2005 $343,000,000
126
Maricopa County Superior Court South Court Tower Phoenix 16 ≈198 ft 2012 $340,000,000
127
Torre de Cristal Madrid 53 820 ft 2008 $339,590,604
128
Memorial Hermann Tower Houston 33 542 ft 2009 $335,000,000
129
Caesars Windsor Hotel Windsor 21 272 ft 1998 $330,000,000
130
Miami-Dade Children’s Courthouse Miami 14 224 ft 2014 $328,000,000
131
Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center Tower Memphis 12 251 ft 2010 $327,000,000
132
Escala Midtown Seattle 30 330 ft 2009 $325,000,000
133
MesseTurm Frankfurt am Main 55 842 ft 1990 $322,000,000
134
Jewelry Trade Center Bangkok 59 724 ft 1996 $322,000,000
135
Steel Tower Kunming 50 719 ft 2014 $321,451,000
136
Upper West Berlin 33 390 ft 2017 $320,122,000
137
CBC Broadcast Centre Toronto 13 ≈142 ft 1992 $320,000,000
138
Tower at Turning Stone Hotel Verona 19 253 ft 2004 $308,000,000
139
Q1 Tower Gold Coast City 80 1,058 ft 2005 $307,000,000
140
Hilton Baltimore Baltimore 21 224 ft 2008 $301,000,000
141
Vogue South Yarra Melbourne 31 415 ft 2012 $300,000,000
142
Liberty Mutual Tower Boston 22 290 ft 2013 $300,000,000
143
La Crosse Tower 1 Melbourne 21 230 ft 2012 $300,000,000
144
Seven 17 Bourke Street Melbourne 17 230 ft 2010 $300,000,000
145
BioScience Research Collaborative Houston 10 202 ft 2009 $300,000,000
146
275 George Street Brisbane 32 561 ft 2009 $300,000,000
147
Bay Adelaide West Toronto 51 715 ft 2009 $300,000,000
148
Almaty JW Marriott Hotel Almaty 38 531 ft 2008 $300,000,000
149
The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto 53 689 ft 2011 $300,000,000
150
The Legacy at Millennium Park Chicago 73 819 ft 2010 $300,000,000
151
Aqua Chicago 86 859 ft 2009 $300,000,000
152
Imperia Tower Moscow 60 783 ft 2011 $300,000,000
153
Millennium Tower San Francisco 58 645 ft 2009 $300,000,000
154
Trump International Hotel & Tower - Tower One Las Vegas 64 622 ft 2008 $300,000,000
155
Russell Investments Center Seattle 42 598 ft 2006 $300,000,000
156
MTA Building Los Angeles 26 398 ft 1995 $300,000,000
157
23 Marina Dubai 89 1,289 ft 2012 $298,300,000
158
OUS/OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences Building & OHSU Skourtes Tower Portland 12 ≈152 ft 2014 $295,000,000
159
Jamieson Place Calgary 38 568 ft 2010 $295,000,000
160
Mary Catherine Bunting Center Baltimore 15 ≈193 ft 2010 $292,000,000
161
Federal Office Building New York City 34 475 ft 1994 $292,000,000
162
Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Institute Buffalo 10 190 ft 2011 $291,000,000
163
Augustus Tower Las Vegas 26 365 ft 2005 $289,000,000
164
CITIC Plaza Guangzhou 80 1,283 ft 1997 $285,900,000
165
Grand Hyatt San Antonio San Antonio 34 424 ft 2008 $285,000,000
166
Hilton Americas Hotel Houston 24 324 ft 2003 $285,000,000
167
Columbia Center Seattle 76 937 ft 1985 $285,000,000
168
One Peking Road Hong Kong 30 525 ft 2003 $282,051,000
169
Arsenal House Hong Kong 47 674 ft 2004 $281,500,000
170
Commerzbank Tower Frankfurt am Main 58 850 ft 1997 $280,000,000
171
Four Seasons Hotel & Tower Miami 64 789 ft 2003 $280,000,000
172
Regione Piemonte Tower Turin 42 686 ft 2016 $275,617,000
173
Choctaw Durant Spa Tower Durant 14 ≈171 ft 2015 $275,000,000
174
Northern Quest Resort & Casino Hotel Airway Heights 10 125 ft 2010 $275,000,000
175
888 Boylston Street Boston 17 242 ft 2016 $275,000,000
176
The Venezia Las Vegas 24 325 ft 2003 $275,000,000
177
MotorCity Casino Hotel Detroit 17 273 ft 2007 $275,000,000
178
Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto Toronto 57 908 ft 2012 $275,000,000
179
Harborside Plaza 5 Jersey City 34 480 ft 2002 $275,000,000
180
Superior Court of California County of San Joaquin Stockton 13 243 ft 2016 $272,939,000
181
Hilton Cleveland Downtown Cleveland 32 380 ft 2016 $272,000,000
182
Deutsche Börse Cube Eschborn 20 287 ft 2010 $272,000,000
183
Sede Administrativa da Petrobrás em Vitória Vitória 11 193 ft 2009 $270,000,000
184
All Children's Hospital St. Petersburg 10 163 ft 2010 $270,000,000
185
T-Mobile Center Vienna 13 197 ft 2004 $270,000,000
186
Atlantic Wharf Boston 32 395 ft 2011 $270,000,000
187
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Resort Hollywood 17 ≈196 ft 2004 $265,000,000
188
Seidman Cancer Center Cleveland 9 172 ft 2011 $260,000,000
189
Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama City 68 961 ft 2011 $260,000,000
190
W Austin Hotel & Residences Austin 36 476 ft 2010 $260,000,000
191
TransCanada Tower Calgary 38 581 ft 2001 $260,000,000
192
Union Pacific Center Omaha 19 317 ft 2004 $260,000,000
193
Filbornaverket Helsingborg - 164 ft 2013 $259,000,000
194
Latvijas Nacionālā Bibliotēka Riga 12 224 ft 2012 $256,380,000
195
Stadskantoor Utrecht Utrecht 24 310 ft 2014 $253,000,000
196
Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville 21 ≈268 ft 2013 $250,000,000
197
MediCity Gurgaon Gurgaon 16 ≈198 ft 2009 $250,000,000
198
County of San Bernardino Justice Center San Bernardino 11 200 ft 2014 $250,000,000
199
Tour Incity Lyon 37 558 ft 2015 $250,000,000
200
Water's Edge Downtown Clearwater Clearwater 25 264 ft 2008 $250,000,000
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