Nairobi

Kenya

Facts

Population

4,397,073 (2023)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
192

Tallest City in

the World

#
3

Tallest City in

Africa
#
1

Tallest City in

Kenya

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Britam Tower
200.1 m / 656  ft
2 Global Trade Center Office Tower
184 m / 604  ft
3 Old Mutual Tower
163 m / 535  ft
4 88 Nairobi
150 m / 492  ft
5 Global Trade Center Hotel Tower
143 m / 469  ft
6 Times Tower
140 m / 459  ft
7 Prism Tower
133 m / 436  ft
8 Bunge Tower
125 m / 410  ft
9 Teleposta Towers
120 m / 394  ft
10 Kenya Commercial Bank Plaza
109.1 m / 358  ft

CTBUH People & Events

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CTBUH 2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

27 June 2019

Global News

18 April 2024

28-Story Government Building in Nairobi Reaches Completion

After 14 years of construction, which began during the Mwai Kibaki era, the Bunge Towers are finally complete and ready for occupation by Kenyan legislators....

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Global News

01 November 2023

33-Story Building in Nairobi is Up For Sale

On Monday, 30 October, 2023 the company owning the 163 meter Old Mutual Tower in Nairobi, disclosed that it plans to sell the building, and...

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Global News

30 March 2023

One of Kenya's Earliest Skyscrapers is Closing in Nairobi

The Hilton Hotel, Nairobi's first skyscaper, is closing after more than half a century of operation. Originally opened in 1969 by then-President Jomo Kenyatta, a...

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