Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

114

Tallest in

the World
#

9

Tallest in

Middle East
#

2

Tallest in

Saudi Arabia

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Makkah Royal Clock Tower

601 m / 1,972 ft

2

Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower

279 m / 915 ft

3

Abraj Al Bait Hajar Tower

276 m / 906 ft

4

Abraj Al Bait Maqam Tower

232.4 m / 762 ft

5

Abraj Al Bait Qibla Tower

232.4 m / 762 ft

6

Abraj Al Bait Marwah Tower

232 m / 761 ft

7

Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower

232 m / 761 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012

31 December 2012

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall

08 December 2011

Research

20 October 2018

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The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

Global News

04 March 2020

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New Hotel Planned for Mecca

An affiliate of the US-based hospitality firm Hyatt Hotels has signed a management agreement with Umm Alqura to develop and build a Grand Hyatt branded...

Global News

12 August 2020

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Engineering Firm Hired to Lay Foundations for Neom City in Saudi Arabia

Neom Co, the developer of a smart city-region in northwest Saudi Arabia, has chosen US engineer Bechtel to design, build and project manage the construction...