CTBUH Silver Member

Van Deusen & Associates - VDA


Member Since: 2011

Member Offices: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, East Hanover, Honolulu, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Washington D.C.

Their staff is dedicated to meeting clients’ needs for vertical transportation consulting services. In addition to their NJ headquarters, they maintain branch offices conveniently located to their major client markets, and are continually looking for highly qualified people to expand their geographic capabilities.

VDA's all-inclusive consulting services include comprehensive design and engineering for elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, and lift systems in new and existing structures.

The firm also provides design and specification services for cost-effective material and mail handling systems in commercial and healthcare facilities. Over the years, VDA has provided services for legal consulting and for special equipment applications such as rack and pinion elevators, double deck hydraulic elevators, turntables and vehicle lifts.

Fields of Expertise

Vertical Transportation Consultant

Membership details

Membership Level


Member Since


Member Offices

  • Atlanta

  • Boston

  • Charlotte

  • Chicago

  • Columbus

  • Dallas

  • Denver

  • Des Moines

  • Detroit

  • East Hanover

  • Honolulu

  • Houston

  • Indianapolis

  • Kansas City

  • Las Vegas

  • Los Angeles

  • Miami

  • Milwaukee

  • Minneapolis

  • Nashville

  • New York City

  • Orlando

  • Philadelphia

  • Phoenix

  • Salt Lake City

  • Seattle

  • St. Louis

  • Tampa

  • Washington D.C.




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed




Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition



Willis Tower

442.1 m / 1,451 ft


111 West 57th Street

435.3 m / 1,428 ft


Al Hamra Tower

412.6 m / 1,354 ft


Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft


Cayan Tower

306.4 m / 1,005 ft


181 Fremont

246.9 m / 810 ft


Torre Reforma

246 m / 807 ft


Brooklyn Point

220.3 m / 723 ft


Millennium Tower

207.5 m / 681 ft


277 Fifth Avenue

205 m / 673 ft

Building Completions Timeline


Global News

18 July 2019

Transformation of Chicago’s Willis Tower Begins with New Art-Filled Lobby

EQ Office, the US office portfolio company owned by Blackstone, has reopened Willis Tower’s Wacker Drive lobby, featuring a new, one-of-a-kind art installation created by...

Global News

07 June 2019

Scalloped Condominium Tower Tops Out in Brooklyn, New York City

The Studio Gang-designed 11 Hoyt has topped out in Brooklyn to its full height of 626 feet (191 meters), offering 481 luxury residential condominiums, with...

Global News

30 April 2019

Two Towers Progress onto Chicago’s Iconic Skyline

Vista Tower reached its final height on April 26 2019, when construction workers poured concrete to form the Chicago skyscraper’s 101st and final floor. That...


150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential, 13 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 18 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.


*Based on 29 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline


Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.


Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.