100 floor buildings

This is a list of buildings with 100 floors or more above ground. New York City, Dubai and Chicago have 3 buildings with at least 100 floors. Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou all have 2.

Completed buildings[]

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) 585.4 m (1,921 ft) 829.8 m (2,722 ft)
2 Shanghai Tower Shanghai  China 128 Complete 2015 632 m (2,073 ft) 587.4 m (1,927 ft) 632 m (2,073 ft)
3 Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin  China 128 Topped-out 2022 597 m (1,959 ft) 597 m (1,959 ft)
4 Lotte World Tower Seoul  South Korea 123[3] Complete 2017 555.65 m (1,823.0 ft) 554.57 m (1,819.5 ft) 555.7 m / 1,823 ft
5 Abraj Al Bait Mecca  Saudi Arabia 120[4] Complete 2012 601 m (1,972 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft) 601 m (1,972 ft)
6 Merdeka 118 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 118 Topped-out 2022 644 m (2,113 ft) 535 m (1,755 ft) 644 m (2,113 ft)
7 International Commerce Centre Hong Kong  China 108 Complete 2010 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft)
8 Ping An Finance Center Shenzhen  China 115 Complete 2017 599 m (1,965 ft) 555 m (1,821 ft) 599 m (1,965 ft)
9 Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou  China 111 Complete 2016 530 m (1,740 ft) 495 m (1,624 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft)
10 Willis Tower Chicago  United States 110[5] Complete 1974 442 m (1,450 ft) 442 m (1,450 ft) 527 m (1,729 ft)
11 China Zun Beijing  China 109 Complete 2018 528 m (1,732 ft) 528 m (1,732 ft) 528 m (1,732 ft)
12 Guangzhou International Finance Center Guangzhou  China 103 Complete 2010 439 m (1,440 ft) 439 m (1,440 ft) 439 m (1,440 ft)
13 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)
14 Taipei 101 Taipei  Taiwan 101 Complete 2004 508 m (1,667 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft) 508 m (1,667 ft)
15 Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai  China 101 Complete 2008 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft)
16 Marina 101 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2017 426.5 m (1,399 ft) 375.4 m (1,232 ft) 426.5 m (1,399 ft)
17 Princess Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2012 414 m (1,358 ft) 392 m (1,286 ft) 414 m (1,358 ft)
18 LCT Landmark Tower Busan  South Korea 101 Complete 2019 411 m (1,348 ft) 411 m (1,348 ft)
19 St. Regis Chicago Chicago  United States 101 Complete 2020 365 m (1,198 ft) 365 m (1,198 ft)
20 875 North Michigan Avenue Chicago  United States 100 Complete 1969 344 m (1,129 ft) 344 m (1,129 ft) 457 m (1,499 ft)
21 Australia 108 Melbourne  Australia 100 Complete 2020 316.7 m (1,039 ft) 316.7 m (1,039 ft)

Buildings under construction[]

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.[6]

Structure City Country Floors completed Floors Year Height to architectural top Remarks
Jeddah Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 66 168 TBD 1,008 m (3,307 ft) On hold
Dubai One Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 161 2027 711 m (2,333 ft)
Tower M Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 0 145 TBD 700 m (2,300 ft)
Rama IX Super Tower Bangkok  Thailand 0 125 TBD 615 m (2,018 ft) Cancelled
Pentominium Dubai  United Arab Emirates 28 122 TBD 516 m (1,693 ft) On hold
Entisar Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 121 TBD 570 m (1,870 ft) On hold
Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 0 113 TBD 638 m (2,093 ft)
Evergrande Hefei Center T1 Hefei  China 7 112 2025 518 m (1,699 ft) On hold
Burj Jumeirah Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 112 2025 550 m (1,800 ft)
Chushang Building Wuhan  China 0 111 2025 475 m (1,558 ft)
One Tower Moscow  Russia 0 108 2024 405 m (1,329 ft)
Marina 106 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 46 106 2024 445 m (1,460 ft) On hold
Tianshan Gate of the World Shijiazhuang  China 0 106 2025 450 m (1,480 ft)
Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul  South Korea 0 105 2026 569 m (1,867 ft)
Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang  North Korea ? 105 1992 330 m (1,080 ft) On hold
Suzhou Zhongnan Center Suzhou  China 0 103 TBD 499 m (1,637 ft)
Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center Nanjing  China 0 102 2025 500 m (1,600 ft)
Akhmat Tower Grozny  Russia 0 102 TBD 435 m (1,427 ft) On hold
Chengdu Greenland Tower Chengdu  China 88 101 2022 468 m (1,535 ft)
Chongqing Tall Tower Chongqing  China 0 101 TBD 431 m (1,414 ft) On hold
Greenland Centre Xian  China 35 101 2024 498 m (1,634 ft)
Qatar National Bank Tower Doha  Qatar 0 101 TBD 510 m (1,670 ft) On hold
Eye of Spring Trade Center Kunming  China 9 100 TBD 407 m (1,335 ft)
Al Quds Endowment Tower Doha  Qatar 0 100 TBD 495 m (1,624 ft) On hold

Buildings cancelled[]

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.[6]

Structure City Country Floors Height to architectural top Remarks
Nakheel Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 200 1,410 m (4,630 ft) The Tower was announced in 2008. The project was halted in 2009 due to financial problems, and it was cancelled in December 2009.
Chicago World Trade Center Chicago  United States 210 762 m (2,500 ft)

Proposed in 1982 and cancelled in the 1990s.

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 25 July 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 used by local villagers, probably removing them to make a fishing pond.[citation needed]
World Center for Vedic Learning Jabalpur  India 169 677 m (2,221 ft) Proposed in 1998 and cancelled in 2008.
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 at 2007. Construction halted 2008.
Three Empires Tower Istanbul  Turkey 150 600 m (2,000 ft) The project was cancelled in 2006
Wuhan Greenland Center Wuhan  China 126 636 m (2,087 ft) Had to be redesigned as a 97-story building to maintain safe approaches to the local airport.
Wuhan Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre Wuhan  China 121 648 m (2,126 ft)

Originally it was going to have 648 meters and 121 floors, but it was reduced to a building of 475 meters and 84 floors.

Dubai Towers Casablanca Casablanca  Morocco 129 620 m (2,030 ft) proposed in 2006 and cancelled in 2011.
Miglin-Beitler Skyneedle Chicago  United States 125 610 m (2,000 ft) The project was cancelled in 1993 because of the Persian Gulf War.
Dubai Creek Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 140 600 m (2,000 ft) The Twin Tower proposed in 2014 and cancelled in January 2016 proposed The Tower,
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.
Anara Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 135 600 m (2,000 ft) cancelled in 2009
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.
Baoneng Shenyang Global Financial Center Shenyang  China 114 568 m (1,864 ft) Construction started in 2014, construction halted in 2019, and was cancelled construction as of 10 October 2019.
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.
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 18 July 2013 and it was cancelled in December 2014.
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.
Doha Tower and Convention Center Doha  Qatar 112 551 m (1,808 ft) Construction started in 2007. construction halted in 2010 and the project cancelled in 2014.
International Business Center Seoul  South Korea 130 580 m (1,900 ft) The tower was proposed in 2005, the project was cancelled in 2007.
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.
Hudson Spire New York City  United States 110 550 m (1,800 ft) Proposed in 2014 as Hudson Spire with 550 meters and 110 floors, but in 2016 the project changed The Spiral with 317 meters and 66 floors.
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.
World One Mumbai  India 117 442 m (1,450 ft)

Foundation work began in 2011, but construction halted in 2016, and das cancelled as of 2020, but 2018 the project changed World One with 285 meter and 76 floors.

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.
Torre del Ave Huelva  Spain 109 353 m (1,158 ft) not construction started.
Skyfame Center Landmark Tower Nanning  China 108 528 m (1,732 ft) Due to the height restriction in China, it was reduced to a 346-meter, 72-story building.
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.
Busan Lotte Town Tower Busan  South Korea 107 510 m (1,670 ft) On Hold since 2013, to resume in 2018, was cancelled in 2019.
Maharishi Tower of World Peace Sao Paulo  Brazil 105 508 m (1,667 ft) Proposed in 1998 and was cancelled in 2005
Asia Plaza Kaohsiung  Taiwan 103 431 m (1,414 ft) Proposed in 1997.
DTI Tower 1 Istanbul  Turkey 102 395 m (1,296 ft) Proposed in 2006 and cancelled in 2012
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.
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 100 495 m (1,624 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[]

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

Structure City Country Floors Status Year proposed Height Notes
Mubarak al-Kabir Tower Madinat al-Hareer  Kuwait 234 Proposed 2007 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.
Shenzhen Tower Shenzhen  China 130 Proposed 2016 739 m (2,425 ft)
Oblisco Capitale New Administrative Capital  Egypt 165 Approved 2018 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Lakhta Center 2 Saint Petersburg  Russia 150 Proposed 2021 703 m (2,306 ft)
Legacy Tower Dhaka  Bangladesh 111 Approved 2016 734 m (2,408 ft)
LT Tower Business Bay Dubai  United Arab Emirates 135 Proposed 2020 656 m (2,152 ft)
Phnom Penh Twin World Trade Center Phnom Penh  Cambodia 133 Proposed 2015 561 m (1,841 ft)
Gateway Tower Chicago  United States 127 Approved 2016 610 m (2,000 ft)
Nexus Tower Shenzhen  China 124 Proposed 2016 595 m (1,952 ft)
Al-Aman World Capital Center Colombo  Sri Lanka 117 Proposed 2015 625 m (2,051 ft)
Uptown Dubai Tower 1 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 115 Approved 2013 711 m (2,333 ft) Burj 2020
Al Noor Tower Casablanca  Morocco 114 Proposed 2014 540 m (1,770 ft)
Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 113 Approved 2013 638 m (2,093 ft)
80 South Street New York City  United States 113 Proposed 2003 438 m (1,437 ft)
Tribune East Tower Chicago  United States 113 Approved 2018 433 m (1,421 ft)
SRG Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 111 Approved 2017 473 m (1,552 ft)
Phuong Trach Tower Hanoi  Vietnam 108 Proposed 2011 600 m (2,000 ft) Hanoi 108
Southbank by Beulah Melbourne  Australia 102 Approved 2018 366 m (1,201 ft)
Bein Arim Tower Tel Aviv  Israel 100 Approved 2013 400 m (1,300 ft)

Destroyed buildings[]

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[]

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 1971 Empire State Building New York City  United States 102 1931
1971 2001 Twin Towers of the World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1972
2001 2009 Sears Tower/Willis Tower Chicago  United States 108 1974
2009 Present Burj Khalifa Dubai  United Arab Emirates 163 2010

See also[]

References[]

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