San José Facts

Population 288,054 (2011)
Area 45 km² • 17 mi²
Global Ranking #316 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #3 in Central America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Torre Paseo Colón 2 2015 101 m
2   Torre Paseo Colón 1 2013 98 m
3   Banco Nacional 1982 82 m
4   Cosmopolitan Tower 2020 73 m
5   Torre iFreses 2019 -
6   Torre Rohrmoser 2017 -
7   Latitude Los Yoses - -
8   Torre Universal - -
9   URBN Escalante - -
10   Edificio Caja Seguro Social 1 - -
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Torre 40 2019 149 m
2   Villa Universitaria - -
  Proposed
1   Torre 40 2019 149 m
2   Torre Paseo Colón 2 2015 101 m
3   Torre Paseo Colón 1 2013 98 m
4   Banco Nacional 1982 82 m
5   Cosmopolitan Tower 2020 73 m
6   Torre iFreses 2019 -
7   Villa Universitaria - -
8   Torre Rohrmoser 2017 -
9   Latitude Los Yoses - -
10   Torre Universal - -
  Completed   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

Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony
25 Mar 2017 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to San José

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.
Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony
25 Mar 2017, San José – Event Report
CTBUH joined Torre Paseo Colón 2 officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Torre Paseo Colón 2 as the tallest building in Costa Rica.
CTBUH Board of Trustees Travels to Costa Rica
23-25 Mar 2017, San José – Event Report
The CTBUH Board of Trustees was in Costa Rica for their twice annual meeting and to support a chapter event and a signboard ceremony for the country’s tallest building.
Costa Rica Group Discusses Sustainable Tall Buildings
25 Oct 2012, San José – Event Report
Victor Montero, the new CTBUH City Representative for San Jose, Costa Rica organized a forum to discuss tall building design and the challenges of local urban development.

Global News

Torre Universal Starts Construction in San José
18 Oct 2018 – Construction has begun on a 22-story commercial…