Colombo Facts

150m+ Buildings 4 Completed8 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Grand Hyatt Colombo (230 m)
Global Ranking #131 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #77 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Sri Lanka by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building World Trade Center 1 (1995)
Average Building Age 12 years
Most Common Function Residential, 50%
Most Common Material Concrete, 82%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   The One Ritz-Carlton Tower 2021 326 m
2   Altair 2019 240 m
3   Grand Hyatt Colombo 2017 230 m
4   Sapphire Residences 2021 225 m
5   606 The Address Residential Tower 2021 213 m
6   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1 2018 194 m
7   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 2 2018 194 m
8   Clearpoint Residencies 2018 186 m
9   Colombo City Center 2018 183 m
10   Shangri-La Colombo Office Tower - 165 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   World Capital Centre 2023 625 m
2   Altitude - 383 m
3   The One Tower 2023 376 m
4   The One Colombo Tower B 2023 291 m
  Proposed
1   World Capital Centre 2023 625 m
2   Altitude - 383 m
3   The One Tower 2023 376 m
4   The One Ritz-Carlton Tower 2021 326 m
5   The One Colombo Tower B 2023 291 m
6   Altair 2019 240 m
7   Grand Hyatt Colombo 2017 230 m
8   Sapphire Residences 2021 225 m
9   606 The Address Residential Tower 2021 213 m
10   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1 2018 194 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water
20 Jul-7 Oct 2018 – Event Invite

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report

CTBUH Colombo 2018 Tall Building Forum
31 May 2018 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Colombo

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report
This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.
CTBUH Colombo 2018 Tall Building Forum
31 May 2018, Colombo – Event Report
The 2018 Tall Building Forum brought together many prominent tall building professionals across a wide variety of disciplines for an evening of presentations and discussion.
CTBUH Sri Lanka Talks Wind Engineering
16-17 Sep 2017, Colombo – Event Report
The CTBUH Sri Lanka workshop on “Advanced Wind Engineering Analysis for High-Rise Buildings Design” was held on the 16th and 17th of September 2017 in Colombo.
CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Host 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum
23 Feb 2017, Colombo – Event Report
The 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum was held, together with the first Global Lift and Escalator Expo at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo.
The 2016 Colombo Forum
27 Jun 2016, Colombo – Event Report
The 2016 Colombo Forum proved to be yet another successful gathering, themed “Collaborative Approaches in Tall Building Design.”
CTBUH Holds First Regional Forum in Colombo
10 Jun 2014, Colombo – Event Report
Following a successful inaugural event on December 2013, the CTBUH Sri Lanka Committee held its first regional forum in Colombo on June 10.
CTBUH Launches Sri Lanka Committee
15 Dec 2013, Kandy – Event Report
The CTBUH launched its Sri Lanka committee at the Fourth International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM13).

Global News

Ritz-Carlton Residences Colombo Completes Level 16
30 Aug 2018 – The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Colombo, has…

Pair of Triangular Skyscrapers Designed for Colombo, Sri Lanka
18 Jul 2018 – Two parallel towers connected by a 54-meter-long…

World’s Tallest Vertical Garden to Grow in Sri Lanka
10 Dec 2013 – Sri Lanka will be the next nation to vie for the…

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Ritz-Carlton Residences Colombo Completes Level 16
30 Aug 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Colombo, has completed its Banquet Hall at Level 16. The Residences are part of a complex called The One, a development in Sri Lanka that is…
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Pair of Triangular Skyscrapers Designed for Colombo, Sri Lanka
18 Jul 2018
Two parallel towers connected by a 54-meter-long skybridge are under construction near along the Sri Lankan coast in Colombo. The pre-certified LEED Platinum complex will…
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World’s Tallest Vertical Garden to Grow in Sri Lanka
10 Dec 2013
Sri Lanka will be the next nation to vie for the title of the “world’s tallest plant-covered building,” if the Clearpoint Residencies by Milroy Perera and Maga…
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Developers Launch Krrish Square Sales
30 Sep 2013
Developers have begun selling units in the Krrish Square development in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Designed by C.P. Kukreja Associates, the LKR5 billion (US$37.8 million) Krrish…