List of most expensive buildings in the world

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Rank Building City Country Architect/designer Current owner(s) Height Floors Built Construction cost (US$/sq meter) Total construction cost (billion US$) Construction cost (adjusted for inflation—2012 dollars) (billion US$)
1 Abraj Al Bait Mecca  Saudi Arabia Dar Al-Handasah Saudi Arabian Government 601 metres (1,972 ft) 120 2012 15.00[1]
2 Marina Bay Sands Singapore  Singapore Moshe Safdie Las Vegas Sands 194 metres (636 ft) 57 2010 6509 5.50[2] 6.00
3 Resorts World Sentosa Singapore  Singapore Michael Graves Genting Group 50 metres (160 ft) 10 2010 15170 4.93[3][4] 5.38
4 Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates John Elliott Abu Dhabi Government 72.60 metres (238.2 ft) 6 2005 3530 3.00 4.46
5 Australian Parliament Canberra  Australia Romaldo Giurgola Australian Government 107 metres (351 ft) 1 1981 15760 1.1[5] 4.21
6 The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas  United States of America Friedmutter Group with Arquitectonica The Blackstone Group 184 metres (604 ft) 52 2010 6307 3.90[6] 4.16
7 One World Trade Center New York  United States of America David Childs (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 541 metres (1,775 ft) 104 2012 15732 3.80[7] 3.80
8 Wynn Resort Las Vegas  United States of America Butler/Ashworth Architects, Jerde Partnership Wynn Resorts 187 metres (614 ft) 45 2005 3103 2.70[8] 3.26
9 Venetian Macau Macau  Macau Aedas Las Vegas Sands 225 metres (738 ft) 39 2005 2450 2.40[9][10] 2.97
10 City of Dreams (casino) Macau  Macau Arquitectonica Melco Crown Entertainment 164 metres (538 ft) 37 2009 7797 2.40 2.75
11 Antilia Mumbai  India Perkins & Will Mukesh Ambani 173 metres (568 ft) 27 2010 53820 2.00 2.53
12 Bellagio Las Vegas  United States of America DeRuyter Butler and Atlandia Design Bellagio(MGM Resorts International is the owner of the company) 151 metres (495 ft) 36 1998 3588 1.60 2.29
13 Princess Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates Adnan Saffarini - 414 metres (1,358 ft) 101 2012 14467 2.17 2.17
14 Bank of China Tower Hong Kong  Hong Kong I. M. Pei & Partners, Sherman Kung & Associates Architects Ltd., Thomas Boada S.L. Bank of China 367 metres (1,204 ft) 76 1990 7407 1.00 2.09
15 The Palazzo Las Vegas  United States of America HKS, Inc. Las Vegas Sands 196 metres (643 ft) 50 2007 2788 1.80 2.05
16 Taipei 101 Taipei  Taiwan C.Y. Lee & Partners Taipei Financial Center Corporation 509 metres (1,670 ft) 101 2004 9307 1.80 2.00
17 Trump Taj Mahal Atlantic City, New Jersey  United States of America Francis Xavier Dumont Trump Entertainment Resorts 135 metres (443 ft) 42 1990 n.a 1.10[11] 1.93
18 Wembley Stadium London  UK Foster and Partners The Football Association 133 metres (436 ft) 5 2006 n.a. 1.50 1.84
19 Yankee Stadium New York  United States of America Populous New York Yankees 61 metres (200 ft) 5 2009 12230 1.50 1.63
20 Petronas Twin Towers Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia César Pelli KLLC Holdings 452 metres (1,483 ft) 88 1999 4051 1.16 1.6
21 ECB Headquarters Frankfurt  Germany Coop Himmelb(l)au European Central Bank 217 metres (712 ft) 48 2013 8533 1.57[12] 1.57
21 Burj Khalifa Dubai  United Arab Emirates Adrian Smith (SOM) Emaar Properties 828 metres (2,717 ft) 163 2010 4847 1.50 1.55

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