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 hotel uses. The ranking is based entirely on the buildings' structural height. TV towers, masts, and other building types are not included.
# Building City Floors Height Year
1
Burj Khalifa Dubai 163 2,717 ft 2010
2
Shanghai Tower Shanghai 121 2,074 ft 2015
3
One World Trade Center New York City 104 1,776 ft 2014
4
CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou 116 1,739 ft 2016
5
Taipei 101 Taipei 101 1,671 ft 2004
6
Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai 101 1,614 ft 2008
7
International Commerce Centre Hong Kong 118 1,588 ft 2010
8
Petronas Tower 1 Kuala Lumpur 88 1,483 ft 1998
9
Petronas Tower 2 Kuala Lumpur 88 1,483 ft 1998
10
Zifeng Tower Nanjing 66 1,476 ft 2010
11
Willis Tower Chicago 108 1,451 ft 1974
12
KK100 Shenzhen 100 1,449 ft 2011
13
Guangzhou International Finance Center Guangzhou 103 1,435 ft 2010
14
Panyu Commercial Exhibition Center Guangzhou 28 1,430 ft 2001
15
Jin Mao Tower Shanghai 88 1,380 ft 1999
16
Two International Finance Centre Hong Kong 88 1,362 ft 2003
17
Al Hamra Tower Kuwait City 80 1,352 ft 2011
18
CITIC Plaza Guangzhou 80 1,283 ft 1997
19
Capital Market Authority Headquarters Riyadh 77 1,263 ft 2014
20
Shun Hing Square Shenzhen 69 1,260 ft 1996
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