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King Abdullah Financial District
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Height: To Tip
385 m / 1,263 ft
Height: Architectural
385 m / 1,263 ft
 
PIF Tower Outline
Tallest Building:
PIF Tower

Floors Above Ground
76
Floors Below Ground
4
# of Elevators
40
Top Elevator Speed
7 m/s
Tower GFA
213,300 m² / 2,295,942 ft²

Facts & Figures

Official Name King Abdullah Financial District
Status Under Construction
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Complex Function exhibition / hotel / multiple / office / residential / retail
# of Apartments 154
# of Hotel Rooms 214
Master Planner Henning Larsen Architects

Map of Buildings in Complex

NOTE: Only buildings that have GPS coordinates recorded are displayed.

 

Buildings in Complex

  Completed   Architecturally Topped Out   Structurally Topped Out   Under Construction   On Hold   Never Completed   Proposed   Vision   Demolished
ID #   Status Building Name City Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Completion Material Use
8774 1   UCT PIF Tower Riyadh (SA) 385 1,263 76 2019 composite office
10124 2   UCT KAFD World Trade Center Riyadh (SA) 304 997 67 2019 concrete office
10193 3   UCT GCC Bank Headquarters Riyadh (SA) 264 866 53 2019 concrete office
18441 4   UCT Samba Bank HQ Tower Riyadh (SA) 231.2 758 39 2019 concrete office
8989 5   UCT Tadawul Tower Riyadh (SA) 200 656 41 2019 concrete office
17179 6   COM Villas in the Sky Riyadh (SA) 160 525 32 2016 concrete residential / office
17019 7   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Residential Tower Riyadh (SA) 149 489 38 2018 concrete residential
17025 8   COM PP 10 Parcel 3.04 Office Tower Riyadh (SA) 144.6 474 34 2014 concrete office
16995 9   COM PPA 30 Parcel 3.09 Riyadh (SA) 138 453 33 2017 composite residential / office / retail
16996 10   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 3.10 Riyadh (SA) 138 453 30 2018 composite residential / office / retail
17308 11   UCT Crystal Tower 1 Riyadh (SA) 135 443 26 2018 concrete/steel office
17024 12   UCT PP 10 Parcel 4.08 Riyadh (SA) 126 413 32 2018 concrete residential / office
17020 13   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Office Tower Riyadh (SA) 125 410 23 2018 concrete office
17016 14   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 5.03 Tower 1 Riyadh (SA) 105 344 26 2018 concrete residential / office
17181 15   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.12 Riyadh (SA) 105 344 23 2018 concrete residential / office
17022 16   UCT PP 10 Parcel 2.14 Riyadh (SA) 104.9 344 19 2018 concrete residential / office
17039 17   UCT PP 10 Parcel 1.12 Riyadh (SA) 102.1 335 21 2018 concrete office
17026 18   COM PP 10 Parcel 3.04 Residential Tower Riyadh (SA) 97.7 320 26 2014 concrete residential
17038 19   OH Wyndham Grand Riyadh Riyadh (SA) 87.3 286 16 - composite hotel
17036 20   COM PP 10 Parcel 3.05 Office Tower Riyadh (SA) 83.4 274 19 2014 concrete office
17015 21   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 5.01 Riyadh (SA) 83 272 19 2018 concrete residential / office
17363 22   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 1.11 Riyadh (SA) 83 272 18 2018 concrete office / retail
17023 23   UCT PP 10 Parcel 4.07 Riyadh (SA) 81 266 19 2018 concrete residential / office
17309 24   UCT Crystal Tower 2 Riyadh (SA) 80 262 18 2018 concrete/steel office
17021 25   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 5.06 Riyadh (SA) 77 253 14 2018 composite hotel
17017 26   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 5.03 Tower 2 Riyadh (SA) 75.6 248 16 2018 concrete residential / office
17037 27   COM PP 10 Parcel 3.05 Residential Tower Riyadh (SA) 67.1 220 17 2014 concrete residential
17018 28   UCT Vertical Medina Riyadh (SA) 66.5 218 16 2018 concrete residential / office
19455 29   UCT The Butterfly Riyadh (SA) 66 217 15 2018 concrete residential / office
17095 30   COM Cascading Condos Riyadh (SA) 60 197 12 2017 concrete office / residential
17182 31   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.11 Riyadh (SA) 55 180 11 2018 concrete residential / office / retail
17187 32   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower A Riyadh (SA) 48.8 160 11 2018 concrete residential
17186 33   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.05 Office Tower Riyadh (SA) 48 157 9 2018 concrete office / retail
17176 34   COM KAFD Conference Centre Riyadh (SA) 41.7 137 2 2014 composite exhibition
17185 35   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.05 Residential Tower Riyadh (SA) 40 131 8 2018 concrete residential / retail
17175 36   COM PP 10 Parcel 2.09 Riyadh (SA) 34.5 113 7 2014 concrete residential / office / retail
17178 37   UC The Financial Plaza Riyadh (SA) 26.7 88 - 2016 steel multiple
17307 38   UCT Muqarnas Tower Riyadh (SA) - - 36 2018 concrete office / retail
17319 39   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 4.01 Riyadh (SA) - - 21 2018 concrete residential / office
17184 40   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.08 Riyadh (SA) - - 14 2018 concrete office / residential / retail
17183 41   UCT The Gem Building Riyadh (SA) - - 10 2018 concrete residential / office / retail
17188 42   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower B Riyadh (SA) - - 9 2018 concrete office
17189 42   UCT PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower C Riyadh (SA) - - 9 2018 concrete office

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