Building List

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

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Height

1

Durban Iconic Tower

370 m

1,214 ft

2

The Leonardo

227.9 m

748 ft

3

Carlton Centre

201.2 m

660 ft

4

Ponte Tower

172.8 m

567 ft

5

Marble Towers

152.1 m

499 ft

6

Pearl Dawn

152 m

499 ft

7

Radio Park Building

150.9 m

495 ft

8

Reserve Bank Building

148 m

486 ft

9

88 on Field

146.5 m

481 ft

10

Kwadukuza Egoli Hotel Tower 1

140 m

459 ft

11

Michelangelo Tower

140 m

459 ft

12

ABSA Building

140 m

459 ft

13

Trust Bank Centre

140 m

459 ft

14

Pearl Sky

139 m

456 ft

15

Standard Bank Centre

139 m

456 ft

16

Southern Life Centre

138 m

453 ft

17

Old Mutual Centre

137 m

449 ft

18

Portside

136.4 m

448 ft

19

Monte Blanc

132.6 m

435 ft

20

ABSA Building

132 m

433 ft

21

One Thibault

129 m

423 ft

22

The Vogue

128 m

420 ft

23

209 Smit Street

128 m

420 ft

24

Atterbury House

127 m

417 ft

25

The Spinnaker

123.7 m

406 ft

26

Kine Centre

123 m

404 ft

27

The Modern

120 m

394 ft

28

Embassy Building

120 m

394 ft

29

Foreshore Place

119 m

390 ft

30

Carlton Hotel

119 m

390 ft

31

Telkom Tower South

118.9 m

390 ft

32

Holiday Inn Garden Court Marine Parade

118.3 m

388 ft

33

National Treasury Building

118.3 m

388 ft

34

Pearl Breeze

118.2 m

388 ft

35

16 on Bree

118 m

387 ft

36

Holiday Inn Garden Court North Beach

118 m

387 ft

37

Metlife Centre

118 m

387 ft

38

Telkom Tower North

115.5 m

379 ft

39

Sixty-Nine President

114.9 m

377 ft

40

Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Cape Town

114 m

374 ft

41

Cape Sun Southern Sun

113 m

371 ft

42

Civitas Building

112.8 m

370 ft

43

320 West Street

110.3 m

362 ft

44

101 Victoria Embankment

110 m

361 ft

45

Protea Hotel Landmark Lodge

110 m

361 ft

46

Agricultural Union Centre

110 m

361 ft

47

Poytons Building

110 m

361 ft

48

Golden Acre

110 m

361 ft

49

Schlesinger Building

110 m

361 ft

50

The Palace

109.7 m

360 ft

51

John Ross House

109.1 m

358 ft

52

Durban Bay House

106 m

348 ft

53

PwC Tower

106 m

348 ft

54

Highpoint Hillbrow

105 m

344 ft

55

Maluti Building

104 m

341 ft

56

Transnet Tower

103 m

338 ft

57

Saambou Bank Building

102 m

335 ft

58

Servamus House

102 m

335 ft

59

Western Cape Provincial Administration Building

101 m

331 ft

60

Kruger Park

100 m

328 ft

61

Civic Centre

100 m

328 ft

62

Nedbank Centre

96 m

315 ft

63

Eagle Building

96 m

315 ft

64

African Eagle Life Centre

95 m

312 ft

65

Logistics House

95 m

312 ft

66

The Marine

95 m

312 ft

67

2 Loop Street

93.3 m

306 ft

68

Cartwright`s Corner House

92.4 m

303 ft

69

The Halyard

92 m

302 ft

70

IBM Building

91 m

299 ft

71

The Royal Hotel

89.1 m

292 ft

72

The Rubik

89 m

292 ft

73

Naspers Centre

89 m

292 ft

74

35 Lower Long

86 m

282 ft

75

Mutual Heights

84 m

276 ft

76

Gardens Centre

81 m

266 ft

77

Pavilion Place

80 m

262 ft

78

Cape Town Ritz Hotel

80 m

262 ft

79

Telkom Tower East

77 m

253 ft

80

Carlton Towers

67 m

220 ft

81

Hallmark House

66 m

217 ft

82

Zeitz MOCAA

58 m

190 ft

83

Northern Lights

- m

- ft

84

No. 2 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

85

No.1 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

86

The Fynbos

- m

- ft

87

The Beacon

- m

- ft

88

Wedgewood Sandton

- m

- ft

89

The Rockefeller

- m

- ft

90

92-108 Buitengracht Street

- m

- ft

91

Ellipse Galileo

- m

- ft

92

Ellipse Cassini

- m

- ft

93

Ellipse Kepler

- m

- ft

94

Station House

- m

- ft

95

Ellipse Newton

- m

- ft

95

No. 3 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

95

No. 4 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

95

No. 5 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

95

No. 6 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

32 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (50%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

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

Total: 6 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 6 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

Based on 6 Buildings Over 150 m Height

Building Completions Timeline

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

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.