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Official World's 20 Tallest High-rise Buildings (Office use)

This overview is the most accurate compilation of its kind and uses in-depth research results and reliable building information. It is based on data standards as outlined by the Emporis Standards Committee (ESC). This listing is verified and updated continuously and includes high-rise buildings which have been topped out, including those still under construction or on hold and whose occupiable height is devoted to office uses. The ranking is based entirely on the buildings' structural height. TV towers, masts, and other building types are not included.
# Building City Images Floors Height Year
1
Burj Khalifa Dubai 163 2,717 ft 2010
2
Shanghai Tower Shanghai 121 2,074 ft 2014
3
One World Trade Center [New World Trade Center] New York City 104 1,776 ft 2014
4
Taipei 101 Taipei 101 1,671 ft 2004
5
Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai 101 1,614 ft 2008
6
International Commerce Centre [Union Square] Hong Kong 118 1,588 ft 2010
7
Petronas Tower 1 [Petronas Towers] Kuala Lumpur 88 1,483 ft 1998
8
Petronas Tower 2 [Petronas Towers] Kuala Lumpur 88 1,483 ft 1998
9
Zifeng Tower Nanjing 66 1,476 ft 2010
10
Willis Tower Chicago 108 1,451 ft 1974
11
KK100 Shenzhen 100 1,449 ft 2011
12
Guangzhou International Finance Center [Guangzhou Twin Towers] Guangzhou 103 1,435 ft 2010
13
Jin Mao Tower Shanghai 88 1,380 ft 1999
14
Two International Finance Centre [International Finance Centre] Hong Kong 88 1,362 ft 2003
15
Al Hamra Tower Kuwait City 80 1,352 ft 2011
16
CITIC Plaza [CITIC Plaza] Guangzhou 80 1,283 ft 1997
17
Shun Hing Square [Shun Hing Square] Shenzhen 69 1,260 ft 1996
18
Empire State Building New York City 102 1,250 ft 1931
19
Central Plaza Hong Kong 78 1,227 ft 1992
20
Bank of China Tower Hong Kong 70 1,205 ft 1990
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