List of tallest buildings in Brisbane

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The skyline of Brisbane at night.

This is a list of the tallest buildings in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Brisbane has over 50 skyscrapers with a height greater than 100 metres, the third greatest number of any city in Oceania (behind Sydney and Melbourne).[1]

There is the 274 metres height limit for buildings in the CBD. As of 2013 a review of height limits for city skyscrapers has been requested by Brisbane Lord Mayor to allow construction of buildings over 300 metres above sea level.[2]

At 249 metres, Infinity is the tallest building in Brisbane.

Tallest buildings[edit]

Infinity Tower is the tallest building in Brisbane
Soleil Tower, Brisbane's second tallest building
Aurora Tower, Brisbane's third tallest building
Riparian Plaza, Brisbane's fourth tallest building

This is a list of Brisbane's tallest completed and topped out buildings as of 2011.[3] Structures are not included. Official heights are ranked by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and include spires but exclude communications masts and spires.[4]

Rank Name Height Storeys Usage Year Notes
1 Infinity 249 m 81 residential 2013 Tallest building in Brisbane as of 2013.
2 Soleil 243 m 74 residential 2011 Tallest building in Brisbane 2011 until 2013. 2nd-tallest building in Australia including basements.
3 Aurora Tower 207 m 69 residential 2006 Tallest building in Brisbane from 2006 until 2011.
4 Riparian Plaza 200 m 53 mixed use 2005 Tallest building in Brisbane 2005 until 2006. Notable for its 50 metre communications mast.
5 One One One Eagle Street 195 m 54 office 2012 Notable for the curved columns visible through its facade.
6 Central Plaza One 174 m 44 office 1988 Tallest building in Brisbane 1988 until 2005.
7 275 George Street 171 m 32 office 2009 Notable for being one of the few Buildings in Brisbane with an architectural spire. Floors 2 to 22 are occupied by Telstra and floors 23 to 30 are occupied by QGC
8 Waterfront Place 162 m 40 office 1989 Notable for its curved blue glass facade.
9 Brisbane Square 151 m 38 office 2006 Serves as the headquarters of the Brisbane City Council and Suncorp.
10=10 400 George Street 150 m 37 office 2009 Notable for its proximity to the neighbouring Santos Place.
10=10 Skyline Apartments 150 m 48 residential 2007 Noted for its proximity to Soleil in Petrie's Bight.
1012 Santos Place 146 m 38 office 2009 Notable for its proximity to the neighbouring 400 George Street.
13=13 M on Mary 145 m 46 residential 2007
13=13 111 George Street 145 m 30 office 1993 Notable for its steel pyramid-shaped apex. It is fully occupied by the Queensland Government
15 Riverside Centre 142 m 40 office 1986 Tallest building in Brisbane from 1986 until 1988.Shares design elements with neighbouring Riparian Plaza.
16 Charlotte Towers 138 m 44 residential 2007
17=17 AMP Place 135 m 35 office 1977 Tallest building in Brisbane from 1977 until 1985.Informally referred to as The Gold Tower.
17=17 Festival Towers 135 m 42 residential 2006
19 BDO Place 134 m 35 office 1983 Informally referred to as The Blue Tower.
20 Felix Tower 131 m 40 residential 2004
21 King George Central (CUA Central) 129 m 27 office 2012
22 State Law Building 128 m 30 office 1977 Informally referred to as The Gotham Building or The Batman Building because of its distinctive top. Serves as the headquarters for the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General. Houses the offices of Queensland Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie.
23 Rio Tinto Tower 127 m 26 office 2011
24=24 River Place Apartments 126 m 38 residential 2002
24=24 Admiralty Towers II 126 m 38 residential 1996
26 Macrossan Apartments 125 m 37 residential 2010
27 River City Apartments 124 m 39 residential 2003
28=28 Casino Tower 120 m 39 residential 2005
28=28 Metropole Apartments 120 m 39 residential 2004
28=28 Commonwealth Bank Brisbane 120 m 28 office 1989
31 Emirates House 119 m 24 office 1973 Tallest building in Brisbane 1973 until 1977.
32 Suncorp Plaza 118 m 26 office 1971 Tallest building in Brisbane 1971 until 1973. An LED digital clock stands atop the building Was occupied by Suncorp until 2006.
33=33 212 on Margaret 115 m 33 residential 2004
33=33 Madison Heights 115 m 30 residential 2013 Tallest building in Brisbane outside of City Centre
35=35 288 Edward Street 112 m 30 office 1979
35=35 Evolution 111 m 37 residential 2007
35=35 239 Queen Street 111 m 30 office 1976 An LED weather beacon stands atop the building. Operational from 1976 until 2007.
38=38 Central Plaza Two 110 m 30 office 1990 Design compliments Central Plaza One, part of the same complex.
38=38 Energy and Water Supply House 110 m 30 office 1984 Serves as the headquarters for the Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply.
38=38 Metro 21 (21 Mary St) 110 m 39 residential 2004
41 215 Adelaide Street 109 m 28 office 1985
42 Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane (99 Mary Street) 107 m 33 hotel 2014
43=43 Brisbane Marriott Hotel 106 m 28 hotel 1998
43=43 324 Queen Street 106 m 26 office 1982 Used as ANZ's Queensland office. Serves as the headquarters for the ANZ Fraud Squad.
45=45 Westpac Building 105 m 23 office 1970 Used as Westpac's Queensland office.
45=45 Education, Training and Employment House 105 m 30 office 1988 Serves as the Headquarters for the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment
45=45 Terrica Place 105 m 24 office 1996 Houses the Brisbane offices for the Commonwealth of Australia
48=48 National Australia Bank House 104 m 26 office 1981 Used as National Australia Bank's Queensland office.
48=48 HSBC Centre 104 m 25 office 1983 Used as HSBC's Australian headquarters.
50=50 Bupa Centre (179 Turbot Street) 103 m 25 office 2009 Serves as the Australian headquarters for Bupa.
50=50 Admiralty Quays 103 m 32 residential 1998
50=50 Matisse Tower 103 m 24 office 2009
53=53 Mantra on Queen 102 m 32 residential 1999
53=53 Hancock Coal Centre 102 m 29 office 1977 Used as Hancock Coal's Queensland office.
53=53 333 Ann Street 102 m 25 office 2008

Under construction and proposed[edit]

This is a list of buildings currently under construction or proposed that are planned to reach 100 m in height.[5]

Name Height Storeys Usage Completion Status
111+222 – 222 Margaret Street[6] 274 m 90 apartments/hotel 2016 Under construction
300 George Street[7] 262 m 82 residential 2017 Approved
1 William Street 260 m 43 office 2016 Under construction
300 George Street 182 m 40 office 2017 Approved
111+222 – 111 Mary Street[8] 160 m 34 office 2014 Approved
Regent Tower[9] 158 m 42 office 2014 Approved
480 Queen St[10] 153 m 34 office 2016 Under construction
180 Brisbane – Daisho Tower[11] 152 m 34 office 2015 Under construction
Abian Apartments[12] 134 m 40 residential 2014 Approved
300 George Street 121 m 32 office 2017 Approved
The Boulevard[13] 120 m 32 mixed 2015 Approved
The Boulevard[13] 104 m 29 mixed 2015 Approved
The Boulevard[13] 104 m 24 mixed 2015 Approved
The Milton[14] 103 m 31 residential 2015[15] Under construction
9 Hubert St[16] 102 m 30 residential 2015 Proposed
186 Wickham St 101.5 m 28 residential 2015 Proposed

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brisbane. Emporis. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  2. ^ Andrew MacDonald (March 26, 2013). "Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk wants a review of the 274m height cap on skyscrapers in the city". courier mail (News Ltd). Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tallest skyscrapers". Emporis. Retrieved 26 May 2009. 
  4. ^ CTBUH Height Criteria. CTBUH. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  5. ^ "Brisbane". SkyscraperPage. Retrieved 26 May 2009. 
  6. ^ 222 Margaret Street. CTBUH Tall Buildings Database. CTBUH. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  7. ^ 300 George Street Blog. 300 George Street Blogumentary.
  8. ^ BRISBANE | 111 Mary St. + 222 Margaret St.. SkyscraperCity. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  9. ^ http://www.skyscraperlife.com/queensland-main-forum/9983-approved-regent-hilton-wintergarden-redevelopment-40f-158m-office.html[dead link]
  10. ^ Proposed: 480 Queen Street. SkyscraperCity. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  11. ^ Daisho Group – Properties
  12. ^ 'Skirted' building gets go-ahead Tony Moore (8 February 2011). 'Skirted' building gets go-ahead. Business Day. Fairfax Media. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  13. ^ a b c Buranda – Transit-Orientated Development. Anthony John Group.
  14. ^ The Milton – A fresh new Brisbane Property Development in Milton. FKP. Retrieved on 13 December 2011.
  15. ^ http://brisbanedevelopment.com/the-milton-construction-start/
  16. ^ Proposed: Chalk Hotel Redevelopment. Effyis.