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Lerch Bates, Inc.

About

Member Since: 1993

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.lerchbates.com/

Lerch Bates is an international consulting services firm with 37 offices throughout North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia and India. Since their founding in 1947 as the first independent elevator consulting firm in the US, they have added offices and capabilities around the world, bringing industry leading expertise and technology to their work with clients on diverse and challenging projects.

Their influence as innovators of design concepts is seen, as many of their “firsts” have become industry standards that can be recognized in many of the world’s tallest buildings.

In 1986 Lerch Bates became an employee owned consulting firm. Much like the early days, each employee/owner takes an entrepreneur's interest in providing the service, quality and ingenuity that clients expect and deserve.

Fields of Expertise

Vertical Transportation Consultant

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

4 Lotte World Tower

555 m / 1,819 ft

5 One World Trade Center

541 m / 1,776 ft

6 TAIPEI 101

508 m / 1,667 ft

7 International Commerce Centre

484 m / 1,588 ft

8 175 Park Avenue

480 m / 1,575 ft

9 Wuhan Greenland Center

476 m / 1,560 ft

11 Lakhta Center

462 m / 1,516 ft

12 FORZA Tower

460 m / 1,509 ft

13 Suzhou IFS

450 m / 1,476 ft

Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

2 Suzhou Zhongnan Center

729 m / 2,392 ft

3 Wuhan Greenland Center

636 m / 2,087 ft

4 Lotte World Tower

555 m / 1,819 ft

5 One World Trade Center

541 m / 1,776 ft

6 TAIPEI 101

508 m / 1,667 ft

7 International Commerce Centre

484 m / 1,588 ft

8 175 Park Avenue

480 m / 1,575 ft

9 Wuhan Greenland Center

476 m / 1,560 ft

10 Chengdu Greenland Tower

468 m / 1,535 ft

11 Lakhta Center

462 m / 1,516 ft

12 FORZA Tower

460 m / 1,509 ft

13 Suzhou IFS

450 m / 1,476 ft

14 World One

442 m / 1,450 ft

15 Greenland Shandong International Financial Center

428 m / 1,404 ft

16 Trump International Hotel & Tower

423 m / 1,389 ft

17 Two International Finance Centre

412 m / 1,352 ft

18 Guiyang International Financial Center T1

401 m / 1,316 ft

19 Okhta Centre

396 m / 1,299 ft

20 China Resources Tower

393 m / 1,288 ft

21 PIF Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

22 Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

381 m / 1,251 ft

23 The Address Boulevard

370 m / 1,214 ft

24 Qingdao Hai Tian Center

369 m / 1,210 ft

25 Greenland Group Suzhou Center

358 m / 1,175 ft

26 OKO - Residential Tower

354 m / 1,162 ft

27 Spring City 66

349 m / 1,145 ft

28 85 Sky Tower

348 m / 1,140 ft

29 Comcast Technology Center

339 m / 1,112 ft

30 Wilshire Grand Center

335 m / 1,100 ft

31 Empire 88 Tower

333 m / 1,093 ft

32 Guangzhou International Cultural Center

320 m / 1,050 ft

33 MahaNakhon

314 m / 1,030 ft

34 Poly Pazhou C2

311 m / 1,020 ft

35 Cayan Tower

306 m / 1,005 ft

36 The Shard

306 m / 1,004 ft

37 Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

303 m / 994 ft

37 Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

303 m / 994 ft

39 Greenland Center North Tower

301 m / 988 ft

40 Lokhandwala Minerva

301 m / 986 ft

41 Tour Phare

296 m / 971 ft

42 Dayabumi

290 m / 953 ft

43 Prestige Liberty North Tower

290 m / 951 ft

44 World One

280 m / 919 ft

45 World View

278 m / 911 ft

46 Guiyang International Financial Center T2

275 m / 902 ft

47 Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

268 m / 879 ft

48 Al Faisaliah Center

267 m / 876 ft

49 Tour Generali

265 m / 869 ft

50 Samsung China Headquarters

260 m / 853 ft

51 Beijing Greenland Center

260 m / 853 ft

52 Commerzbank Tower

259 m / 850 ft

53 Central Market Hotel Tower

255 m / 837 ft

54 Permata Sapura Tower

253 m / 828 ft

55 Bagualing Industrial Park Urban Renewal Design

250 m / 820 ft

56 Torre Cepsa

248 m / 815 ft

57 FKI Tower

245 m / 805 ft

58 Haitian Center Tower 3

245 m / 804 ft

59 CCTV Headquarters

234 m / 768 ft

60 Salesforce Tower

230 m / 755 ft

61 Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, One Dalton Street

228 m / 748 ft

62 World Crest

225 m / 737 ft

63 OKO - Office Tower

224 m / 736 ft

64 FMC Tower at Cira Centre South

223 m / 730 ft

65 Istanbul Tower 205

220 m / 722 ft

66 The Edge

220 m / 722 ft

67 Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Headquarters

217 m / 713 ft

68 AFD Tower 1

216 m / 709 ft

68 AFD Tower 2

216 m / 709 ft

70 One Thousand Museum

213 m / 699 ft

71 The Independent

211 m / 694 ft

72 China Merchants Tower

211 m / 692 ft

73 Haitian Center Tower 1

210 m / 689 ft

74 Hudson's Tower

207 m / 680 ft

75 Oceanwide Plaza Tower I

206 m / 677 ft

76 Golden Tower

205 m / 673 ft

77 Sichuan Airlines Center

204 m / 669 ft

78 Kohinoor Square Tower A

202 m / 662 ft

79 25 Canada Square

201 m / 659 ft

80 Prestige Liberty South Tower

200 m / 656 ft

80 Tadawul Tower

200 m / 656 ft

82 8 Canada Square

200 m / 655 ft

83 Intercontinental Guangzhou Exhibition Center

198 m / 648 ft

84 Warsaw Trade Tower

187 m / 614 ft

85 OneEleven

187 m / 613 ft

86 Baccarat Hotel & Residences

186 m / 610 ft

87 Tour T1

185 m / 607 ft

88 Tours DUO 1

180 m / 591 ft

89 Tour Saint-Gobain

180 m / 590 ft

90 Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 2

173 m / 568 ft

91 Cirrus

171 m / 562 ft

92 Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo

166 m / 545 ft

93 Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 3

166 m / 545 ft

94 Oceanwide Plaza Tower II

162 m / 530 ft

94 Oceanwide Plaza Tower III

162 m / 530 ft

96 The Broadgate Tower

161 m / 529 ft

97 Tribunal de Paris

160 m / 524 ft

98 Rondo 1

159 m / 522 ft

99 3001 John F Kennedy Boulevard

156 m / 512 ft

100 The Reed

136 m / 447 ft

101 Providence Tower

136 m / 446 ft

102 MILA

135 m / 444 ft

103 The Willis Building

125 m / 409 ft

104 Kohinoor Square Tower B

124 m / 406 ft

105 Faria Lima B32 Office Tower

123 m / 404 ft

106 Cascade

123 m / 403 ft

107 Tours DUO 2

122 m / 400 ft

108 Port Baku Business Center

120 m / 394 ft

109 One Crown Place

114 m / 375 ft

110 3025 JFK

113 m / 371 ft

111 Omni Louisville Hotel

113 m / 370 ft

112 Equus 333 Torre 1

112 m / 368 ft

112 Equus 333 Torre 2

112 m / 368 ft

114 The Heron

112 m / 367 ft

115 Ontario Tower

106 m / 346 ft

116 Skylight

105 m / 344 ft

117 CHOP Schuylkill Avenue Research Building (SARB)

98 m / 320 ft

118 Equus 333 Torre 3

96 m / 316 ft

119 Grove at Grand Bay North Tower

94 m / 308 ft

119 Grove at Grand Bay South Tower

94 m / 308 ft

121 20 Gracechurch

92 m / 301 ft

122 John A. Paulson Center Faculty Tower

91 m / 299 ft

123 lilli Midtown

91 m / 297 ft

124 Heron East Tower

89 m / 291 ft

125 The Tree House Residence Hall at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

85 m / 280 ft

126 Four Winds Casino and Hotel Phase 2

85 m / 278 ft

127 St Georges Central

82 m / 269 ft

128 Frontier

82 m / 268 ft

129 Moor House

82 m / 268 ft

130 One Steuart Lane

73 m / 240 ft

131 Obama Presidential Center

72 m / 235 ft

132 Fargo Block 9

71 m / 234 ft

133 Le Meridian Hotel Denver Downtown

70 m / 231 ft

134 John A. Paulson Center Student Tower

69 m / 225 ft

135 44 Hopton Street

63 m / 207 ft

136 40 Tenth Ave

61 m / 199 ft

137 Lumen

60 m / 197 ft

138 Zeitz MOCAA

58 m / 190 ft

139 Minneapolis Public Service Building

53 m / 173 ft

140 Populus

49 m / 159 ft

141 THREE FOUR FIVE

48 m / 158 ft

142 GEMS World Academy - Chicago, Lower School

47 m / 156 ft

143 Apex Plaza

35 m

115 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 8 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,904 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
144 Medina Towers

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145 10 BKC

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146 Unite Hale Village Tower

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147 Raleigh City Hall

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147 Raleigh Civic Campus Phase 2

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147 Raleigh Civic Campus Phase 3

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150 Las Vegas Live

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151 88 Seaport

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152 Paddington Development

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153 Hudson's North Tower

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154 Empire City Tower 2

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154 Empire City Tower 3

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CTBUH Initiatives Involving Lerch Bates

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

04 April 2017

CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the fifth tallest building worldwide at 555 meters.

Façade Access Technical Guide Advances

12 February 2013

The Façade Access Working Group met to continue work on the upcoming Technical Guide, Façade Access and Maintenance in High-Rise Buildings.

Façade Access Technical Guide Kick Off

25 April 2012

At the end of April, the co-chairs of the Façade Access Working Group met to officially kick off work for the Façade Access and Maintenance Technical Guide.