Astro Tower

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This article is about a Belgian skyscraper . For the Astrotower, an American amusement ride in Coney Island, see Astroland.
Astro Tower
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The Astro Tower seen from the Botanical Garden of Brussels
General information
Type Office
Location Brussels, Belgium
Coordinates 50°51′4″N 4°22′11″E / 50.85111°N 4.36972°E / 50.85111; 4.36972Coordinates: 50°51′4″N 4°22′11″E / 50.85111°N 4.36972°E / 50.85111; 4.36972
Construction started 1972
Completed 1976[1]
Height
Roof 107 metres (351 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 31[1]
Floor area 36,800 square metres (396,000 sq ft)[2]

The Astro Tower (French: Tour Astro, Dutch: Astrotoren) is a skyscraper in Brussels, Belgium. It is located on the northeast corner of the small ring in the municipality of Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, just north of the Madou Plaza Tower. The Astro Tower is 107 metres (351 ft) tall, making it one of the tallest buildings in Belgium.

The financial firm Fortis has leased the entirety of the building from 2005 to 2011.[2] From 2011 to 2013, the building will undergo extensive renovations.[1]

The owner, HPG Belgium NV, sold the Astro Tower to Spanish investor Luresa in April 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Astro Tower, Brussels at Emporis". Brussels: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-04-12. 
  2. ^ a b "La tour Astro a été revendue" (in French). Le Soir. February 16, 2008. Retrieved August 16, 2009.