Six record-breaking buildings of the future


There are around 133 ‘supertall’ skyscrapers that are more than 984 ft in height. Here is a compiled list of record-breaking buildings that are going to hit the market around the globe.

1- Jeddah Tower, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s massive structure tops off the list of record-breaking buildings on the rise. It’s the world’s next tallest skyscraper that will reach a staggering height of 3,280 ft. when it’s completed in 2020 in the country’s commercial capital, Jeddah.

$1.4 billion is spent on the construction costs on what will soon be the world’s tallest building. It is designed to attract tourists and business.

City: Jeddah

Location: Jeddah Economic City

Completion date: 2021

2- Dubai Creek Tower, UAE

Adding to the city’s significant skyline, Dubai Creek Tower is galvanizing its status as one of the tallest structure in the world. The $1 billion tower will soar from the heart of the new mega-neighborhood in Dubai and will pierce the sky at 3,045 ft. when it’s completed in 2020.

Dubai Square, a new retail metropolis adjacent to Dubai Creek Tower, which will feature highest elevated garden and 360 views of the area and beyond, has a 2.6 million sq. metre hospitality, retail, and residential district and will have over 750,000 sq. metres of gross floor retail space.

City: Dubai, UAE

Location: Dubai Creek Harbour

Completion: 2021

Find out more on Dubai Creek Tower here.

3- Merdeka PNB118, Malaysia

The 2,133 ft building will be Kula Lumpur’s tallest in Malaysia when it’s capped off in 2021. Merdeka PNB 118 (formerly known as Warisan Merdeka) will serve as a residential, hotel and office space.

Merdeka is derived from the meaning Independence Day in Malaysian while PNB is the abbreviation of Permodalan Nasional Berhad. It will be built on the site of the former Merdeka Park.

City: Kula Lumpur

Location: jalan hang jebat

Completion date: 2021

4- The Super Tower, Thailand

Thailand is adding a new skyscraper to its myriad construction projects. Underway in Bangkok, the new building, which is estimated to cost $600 million, will reach 2,018 ft. when it’s finished in 2021.

The Super Tower will include offices, a 260-room luxury hotel along with an observation level and a rooftop garden.

City: Bangkok

Location: Rama IX Road, Bangkok

Completion date:  2021

5- Baoneng Shenyang WFC Tower 1, China

This $1.45 billion colossus will soar to the sky at 1,864 ft. and will become the highest building in Shenyang in 2022.

Dubbed as “Pearl of the North”, Baoneng Shenyang WFC Tower 1 is situated just south of the city's iconic Liaoning TV Tower, and will have 114 floors of office space, along with an executive club inside the 164-foot-wide "pearl" near its apex. Overlooking the Youth Park and the Nanyun River to the east, it is set to be the landmark of Shenyang.

City: Shenyang

Location: Qingnian Street

Completion date: 2022

6- Burj Jumeira, UAE

Dubai’s newest mega project will pierce the sky at 1,804 ft and will be officially unveiled in 2023, in the lead up to Expo 2020.

Part of a wider master plan called Downtown Jumeirah, Burj Jumeira will be located close to the icon of luxury Burj Al Arab and will be home to residential and commercial towers as well as hotels and other dining concepts. 

City: Dubai

Location: Al Sufouh District

Completion date: 2023

More on Burj Jumeira here.           

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