Atlanta Facts

150m+ Buildings 17 Completed
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Bank of America Plaza (312 m)
Global Ranking #58 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #12 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #10 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building State of Georgia Building (1967)
Average Building Age 24 years
Most Common Function Office, 53%
Most Common Material Concrete, 67%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Bank of America Plaza 1992 312 m
2   SunTrust Plaza 1992 264 m
3   One Atlantic Center 1987 250 m
4   191 Peachtree Tower 1992 235 m
5   Westin Peachtree Plaza 1976 220 m
6   Georgia Pacific Tower 1981 212 m
7   Promenade II 1989 211 m
8   AT&T Building 1980 206 m
9   Sovereign 2008 203 m
10   1180 Peachtree 2006 200 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Bank of America Plaza 1992 312 m
2   SunTrust Plaza 1992 264 m
3   One Atlantic Center 1987 250 m
4   191 Peachtree Tower 1992 235 m
5   Westin Peachtree Plaza 1976 220 m
6   Georgia Pacific Tower 1981 212 m
7   Promenade II 1989 211 m
8   AT&T Building 1980 206 m
9   Sovereign 2008 203 m
10   1180 Peachtree 2006 200 m

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Atlanta Hard Hat Tour: 725 Ponce
9 Aug 2018 – Event Invite

CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Tall Timber Panel Event
26 Jul 2018 – Event Report

The Evolution of High-Rise Wood Structures in the Southeast
26 Jul 2018 – Event Invite

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Atlanta

CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Tall Timber Panel Event
26 Jul 2018, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta recently held an evening of panel presentations that addressed some of the challenges and opportunities associated with designing mass timber structures.
Tall Tales: Lessons Learned from Industry Leaders
16 Nov 2015, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta held an event that offered perspectives on tall building issues relating to real estate design and development, wind engineering, and vertical transportation.
What Makes Tall, Tall
29 Sep 2015, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta recently hosted an event focusing on the design and construction criteria unique to tall buildings, asking what makes tall, tall?
CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Vertical Communities Panel Discussion
31 Mar 2015, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta hosted its inaugural event, a lively roundtable discussion featuring a cross-section of leaders in Atlanta’s development community

Global News

Atlanta Approves Controversial $5-Billion Development
15 Nov 2018 – A controversial $5 billion proposal for “The Gulch…

Atlanta’s Sutton Tower To House Apartments Instead of Condominiums
24 Sep 2018 – A 21-story condo tower slated for Atlanta’s…

Elevator Company Announces New High-Rise Test Tower and Innovation Center in Atlanta
27 Jul 2018 – A 128-meter elevator-testing tower and innovation…

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Atlanta Approves Controversial $5-Billion Development
15 Nov 2018
A controversial $5 billion proposal for “The Gulch” was approved, potentially adding 12 buildings to the city. Meanwhile, Colony Square received a cash infusion, which…
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Atlanta’s Sutton Tower To House Apartments Instead of Condominiums
24 Sep 2018
A 21-story condo tower slated for Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood has been forced to switch to leasable apartments, following a lack of unit sales. The luxury development…
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Elevator Company Announces New High-Rise Test Tower and Innovation Center in Atlanta
27 Jul 2018
A 128-meter elevator-testing tower and innovation complex will be built to serve as a German elevator company’s new US headquarters, outside Atlanta. The scheme includes…
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A 51-Story Mixed-Use Tower is Proposed for Atlanta’s Midtown
9 May 2018
Plans for a 51-story mixed-use high-rise set for 1125 Peachtree St. in Atlanta have been revealed. The tower will rise to 175 meters and include 271 hotel rooms, 70…
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Office Tower Unveiled for Midtown Atlanta
2 May 2018
An Atlanta developer has released plans for a 30-story office tower in the city’s Midtown district. At 152.4 meters, the Pickard Chilton-designed high-rise could become…
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Atlanta's Tallest Building is Half Empty
12 Feb 2013
Atlanta's tallest building, Bank of America Plaza, stands half-empty, having lost more than 2,000 workers in recent years. The building was America's tallest foreclosed…
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CNN and the World's Tallest Hotels
7 Feb 2013
CNN has produced a series profiling six of the world's highest skyscraper hotels, located in "city-defining skyscrapers." These buildings include the International…

Videos

A Lifetime of Tall, From an Architect-Developer’s Perspective
22 Oct 2009 – John Portman, John Portman & Associates