Nairobi

Facts

# of 150m+ buildings

2 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

188

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

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Britam Tower

200.1 m / 656 ft

2

UAP Old Mutual Tower

163 m / 535 ft

3

Times Tower

140 m / 459 ft

4

Prism Tower

133 m / 436 ft

5

Parliament Tower

125 m / 410 ft

6

Teleposta Towers

120 m / 394 ft

7

Kenya Commercial Bank Plaza

109.1 m / 358 ft

8

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

105.2 m / 345 ft

9

Social Security House

102.7 m / 337 ft

10

I & M Bank Tower

99.1 m / 325 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Kelvin Mwenda

Committee Chair

Kelvin Mwenda

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Global News

19 March 2019

Two New Residential High-Rise Developments Underway in Nairobi

Chinese investor John Zeyun Yang, in a joint venture with national and county governments, officially began the groundbreaking of eight high-rise apartment buildings in Nairobi’s...

Global News

06 February 2019

Property Developer to Build Nairobi’s River Estate Residences

Chinese billionaire Zeyun Yang has unveiled plans to build 2,720 high-rise apartment units in Nairobi’s Ngara estate, in a development that will gift the Kenyan...

Global News

04 December 2019

Construction on Nairobi Complex Halted by Tribunal

An environment tribunal has ordered a Chinese firm constructing the Global Trade Center Complex in the Westlands neighborhood of Nairobi to halt construction until a...