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Emporis in the Press 2007

Dec 03, 2007

goldcoast.com.au

He also developed the distinctive $150 million The Wave high-rise at Broadbeach which recently took out a Silver award in the 2006 Emporis Skyscraper Award.

Nov 15, 2007

dallasnews.com

The new tower will easily eclipse Plano's tallest building, Prestonwood Baptist Church, which reaches a height of 160 feet, according to the Emporis building database.

Nov 14, 2007

washingtonpost.com

The feature would be modeled on Emporis.com, a Web site whose contributors document and track building construction throughout the world.

Nov 09, 2007

postbulletin.com

New building materials and architectural concepts are coming into play and are resulting in 434 buildings of more than 50 stories that are expected to be constructed around the world during the next 10 years, according to Emporis Buildings, an international database of building information.

Oct 03, 2007

globeandmail.com

There are currently 143 high-rises under construction in New York City, according to Emporis.com, compared with 104 in Toronto, a city with less than one-third of NYC's population.

Sep 20, 2007

My Fox

Building research database Emporis.com states the building was completed in 1965 and is the fourth-tallest building in Asbury Park.

Sep 18, 2007

Detroit Free Press

According to Emporis Buildings, a global real estate research company, the Penobscot was the eighth-tallest building in the world when it opened in 1928 and the fourth-tallest in the United States.

Sep 18, 2007

Freep.com

According to Emporis Buildings, a global real estate research company, the Penobscot was the eighth-tallest building in the world when it opened in 1928 and the fourth-tallest in the United States.

Sep 06, 2007

FAZ

Emporis has completed a multi-million Euro financing for future growth. The company manages and markets building data in more than 50,000 cities worldwide. The VC Neuhaus Partners has invested together with KfW Bankengruppe in this innovative technology business. The specific size of the deal was not disclosed.

Sep 05, 2007

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Emporis, a German company that publishes a database tracking and describing buildings and construction projects around the world, has raised an undislcosed amount of capital from Neuhaus Partners, together with KfW Bankengruppe.

Aug 30, 2007

Bloomberg

The tower, built in 2003, is 225 meters (738 feet) tall, according to Emporis Buildings. Workers were told to leave the building after a bomb threat

Aug 30, 2007

Bloomberg

The tower, built in 2003, is 225 meters (738 feet) tall, according to Emporis Buildings.

Aug 29, 2007

20 Minuten TV

The german company Emporis collects for this reason 160000 buildings [high-rise buildings] in 50000 cities. The 750 Emporis employees [editors] are collecting, mapping and indexing buildings since 2002 which have 12 floors or more.

Aug 28, 2007

Spiegel Online

Where the economy grows construction takes place - the favorite direction is skyward. Skylines filled with skyscrapers are symbol for economic success in large cities around the globe. But in which cities stand the most high-rise buildings? The web database of a German company gives the answer.

Aug 16, 2007

Chicago Tribune

While other places have far more supertall towers under way -- the oil-rich Middle East playground of Dubai has a staggering 15, according to the Emporis international building database -- Chicago offers something that no other city can: a chance to view the present generation directly alongside the previous generation -- Sears Tower, the Aon Center and the John Hancock Center.

Jul 31, 2007

The New York Sun

The Emporis Web site alone lists 86 projects that he completed in New York between 1926 and 1972. Among these is the Park Lane Tower at 86th Street and Third Avenue.

Jul 24, 2007

Chicago Sun-Times

That makes it slightly higher than the world's previous tallest building, Taiwan's Taipei 101, which stands at 1,671 feet, according to Emporis, a firm that monitors building heights.

Jul 24, 2007

The News

Unlike the term "skyscraper", the term "highrise" has a fairly widely accepted definition, though the definition does vary somewhat, depending on the perspective of the definer. According to Emporis, a real estate data firm headquartered in Germany, a highrise is a multi-storied building with a minimum of 12 floors, or reaching a height of at least 115 feet

Jul 20, 2007

Bloomberg

The 42-story Mobil building, completed in 1956 according to Emporis.com, was among those with shattered glass.

Jul 19, 2007

The Open Press

This edifice towers at 848 feet (55 levels), making it as 91st among the world's 200 tallest buildings as reported by the Emporis Standards Committee (ESC).

Jul 18, 2007

Bloomberg

The Piano tower would exceed the 1,017-foot (310 meters) U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, currently the highest on the West Coast, and the 935-foot (285 meters) Columbia Center in Seattle, according to Emporis.com.

Jul 01, 2007

Concrete Producer Online

Emporis, a Web-based information service in Darmstadt, Germany, tracks buildings over 10 stories tall in more than 50,000 cities worldwide from the planning stages through approval, construction, and completion.

Jun 21, 2007

Bloomberg

Capitol built the tower, the world's first circular office building, in 1956, according to the Emporis Web site. Its recording studios

Jun 17, 2007

The Columbian

By comparison, the West Coast Bank building on Broadway is 100 feet tall, according to the Emporis Buildings, a Web site that serves the building industry. Smith Tower on Washington Street tops out at 158 feet.

Jun 11, 2007

Hotelchatter

That superlative currently goes to the Rose Hotel under construction in Dubai. (For a list of the world's tallest hotels, see Emporis.) Only the top 16 floors of the Kowloon structure will be hotel space. The remaining 98 floors will be devoted to commercial space.

May 27, 2007

The New York Times

“We have entered an unprecedented era of skyscraper construction,” said Daniel Kieckhefer, a senior editor at Emporis, a German research firm that tracks building projects worldwide. “Chinese cities that I’ve never heard of are building skylines that rival New York’s.”

May 16, 2007

People's Daily Online

Hearst Tower is the first skyscraper to break ground in New York City after Sept. 11, 2001. The building received the 2006 Emporis Skyscraper Award, citing it as the best skyscraper in the world completed that year.

May 10, 2007

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Fourteen of the world's 50 highest buildings have been completed since the attacks, the majority of those in just the last two years, according to Emporis, a firm based in Hamburg, Germany, that tracks international building. About 40 percent of the top 200 have been completed since 2000.

May 05, 2007

ITST

Daniel Kieckhefer, một đại diện của Công ty Dữ liệu Bất động sản có trụ sở tại Darmstadt (Đức) cho biết: “Chúng ta đã bước vào một kỷ nguyên xây dựng nhà chọc trời chưa từng thấy. Tôi đã được nghe về các thành phố của Trung Quốc đang xây dựng các toà nhà chọc trời cạnh tranh với các toà nhà tại New York”. Theo Emporis, 42 dự án nhà chọc trời đang ở trong giai đoạn lên kế hoạch hoặc đang được thi công trên toàn thế giới. Ít nhất 33 toà tháp đã được hoàn thành trong vòng 80 năm qua và hiện toà nhà cao nhất thế giới là tháp Taipei 101 tầng ở Đài Loan, cao 508m, được xây dựng vào năm 2004.

Apr 28, 2007

Levante

There are 206 buildings in total, according to Emporis, in Valencia above 35 meters, including seven skyscrapers above 70 meters. The company estimates there will be 252 buildings above 35 meters in the coming years.

Apr 26, 2007

Chicago Tribune

While the Evanston tower would be the tallest in Chicago's suburbs, it would not be the tallest suburban building in the United States. That distinction is accorded to an office building in Sandy Springs, Ga., an Atlanta suburb. Completed in 1988 and part of the Concourse towers complex, it rises 570 feet, according to Emporis, the Darmstadt, Germany-based Web site that compiles data on buildings throughout the world.

Apr 16, 2007

Harvard Design Magazine

A few global websites are now devoted to following the growing array of high-rise buildings worldwide and to discussing and admiring their technical prowess. According to Emporis, one of these websites, 40% of the high-rise buildings - buildings above twelve stories - on the earth have been built since 2000, and around 8% of the world's stock of tall buildings is under construction right now.

Apr 04, 2007

El Confidencial

"No comments on current processes" replied the investment bank to our newspaper. A rendering of Cuatro Torres Business Area can be seen on the north american real estate platform Emporis.

Mar 22, 2007

BBC Radio

BBC Radio interviews Stephan R. Boehm, Managing Director of Emporis. For hearing the recording see Audio/Video section of the Press Center.

Mar 21, 2007

Wiley InterScience

Emporis Skyscraper Award 2006 announced.

Mar 12, 2007

24dash.com

New York's 'greenest' building has been named the winner of the seventh annual Emporis Skyscraper Award.

Mar 07, 2007

Colliers International

The Wave, which welcomed its first residents in late December, has been well received by peak industry bodies and was recently named the Silver Award winner in the highly prestigious international 2006 Emporis Skyscraper Award.

Mar 05, 2007

The Wall Street Journal

The federal courthouse in downtown St. Louis is named after him. According to Emporis, the Eagleton Courthouse is the second-tallest courthouse in the world, after the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago.

Mar 02, 2007

AiArchitect

The Emporis “Best New Skyscraper of the Year Award” was presented last week to New York City’s Hearst Tower, designed by Foster & Partners, London, with Gensler’s New York office.

Feb 23, 2007

Construction and Maintenance News

Hearst Tower in New York City has been crowned 'Best New Skyscraper of the Year for Design and Functionality' by Emporis, the Internet site dedicated to recording skyscrapers throughout the world.

Feb 22, 2007

Immobilien Zeitung

This year's Emporis Skyscraper Award goes to New York: Out of 467 skyscrapers completed in 2006 a jury of 27 Emporis Senior Editors chose the Hearst Tower.

Feb 21, 2007

Hyder Consulting

‘The Wave’, an eye-catching residential and retail tower on Queensland’s Gold Coast, has left a number of illustrious international developments in its wake to take the Silver Medal in the annual Emporis Skyscraper Awards. [...] The Emporis Awards seek to identify and encourage achievements from the previous year in the building trades, which successfully address the needs and aspirations of societies through real estate, design, and construction.

Feb 20, 2007

Immobilien Manager

The Hearst Tower in New York has been selected as the best new Skyscraper of the year 2006. The Tower with its 46 floors and about 80.000 m² GFA is the seventh winner of the annual Emporis Sykacraper Award.

Feb 14, 2007

The Examiner

When Legg moves, it will leave behind its iconic home at the corner of Pratt and Light streets that bears its name. A standout along the Baltimore skyline, the building was constructed in 1973 and is the tallest in Maryland, according to Emporis, an international building and real estate data base.

Feb 12, 2007

World Architecture News

‘The Wave’, an eye-catching residential and retail tower on Queensland’s Gold Coast, has left a number of illustrious international developments in its wake to take the Silver Medal in the annual Emporis Skyscraper Awards.

Feb 04, 2007

Deseret News

One of the towers, called Tower 2, is planned to rise 415 feet above the ground, which would make it the third tallest building in Salt Lake City, behind the Wells Fargo Center (422 feet) and LDS Church Office Building (420 feet), according to Emporis.com.

Jan 31, 2007

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The world's tallest building is currently the Taipei 101 tower in Taiwan, measuring 1,671 feet, excluding masts, and with 101 stories, according to the Emporis Buildings architectural statistics database. Built in 2004, Taipei 101 overtook the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

Jan 26, 2007

The Australian

Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho developed the 111m, 34-storey Gold Coast Broadbeach tower, runner-up in the latest Emporis awards, a competition that judges the world's best skyscrapers and whose past winners include internationally acclaimed buildings such as the One Wall Centre in Vancouver.

Jan 23, 2007

The Gold Coast Bulletin

The Wave was narrowly beaten by one of the world's best-known buildings, New York's Hearst Tower. The Emporis Skyscraper Awards recognise outstanding international achievements in high-rise building design and construction from high-rise towers completed in the past year.

Jan 19, 2007

Jornal Tribuna de Macau

The residential tower “Wave” was awarded with the second place at the Emporis Skyscraper Award. Stanley Ho´s investment has conquered the contest jury for its unusual appearance. The Jury of Emporis Skyscraper Award, a competition which awards the best skyscrapers in the world, decided to place the “Wave” tower second.

Jan 05, 2007

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Even a few new skyscrapers can radically alter the look of a city. But going from six to 60? Now that is urban renewal. Here are the eight cities that will change the most 2012. source: Emporis Inc.

Jan 02, 2007

Real Investar

The Emporis Awards jury is comprised of Emporis senior editors 8based in various countries around the world, including Russia, America, Canada, Germany and Singapore. Emporis Buildings is considered the world's leading authority on building data.

Jan 02, 2007

CNN

Designed by Fosters and Partners the building won the RIBA Sterling Prize and Emporis Skyscraper Award not only for its unique shape but it functionality. From top to bottom its steel frame is wrapped up in swathes of diamond shaped panes, which lend it a vitality rarely seen in skyscrapers.