List of tallest buildings in Karachi

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This is list of the tallest buildings in Karachi. The tallest building in Karachi is the 30 story Ocean Tower, which stands at 120 metres (394 ft) completed in 2013, is also the tallest building in Pakistan. The second tallest building in Karachi is MCB Tower, which stands at 116 metres (381 ft). The history of skyscrapers in Karachi began with the completion of Habib Bank Plaza in 1963. Habib Bank Plaza was the first highrise in South Asia having 25 floors and stands at 101 metres (331 ft). Karachi is currently undergoing a construction boom which is mainly concentrated in Clifton. A number of buildings whose height exceeds 100 metres (328 ft) buildings including Bahria Icon Tower which is set to stand 270 metres (886 ft), Lucky One which will stand 130 metres (427 ft), and UBL Tower that will stand at 125 metres (410 ft). Most of the tallest buildings in Karachi are located at I.I. Chundrigar Road which is the financial district of Karachi. Whereas is also seeing a huge construction boom.

Skyline of Karachi as seen from the I.I. Chundrigar Road, with Habib Bank Plaza in the center and MCB Tower to the right.

Complete buildings[edit]

TechnoCity Corporate Tower.
PRC Towers and PNSC Building Karachi


This section contains a list of skyscrapers which are currently under construction, and planned to rise at least 50 m (164 ft).

Rank Building Height/Floor Area Floors Year Location Notes
1 Ocean Tower 120 m (394 ft) 30 2013 2 Talwar, Clifton Tallest Building in Pakistan.
2 MCB Tower 116 m (381 ft) 29 2005 I.I Chundrigar Road Tallest building in Pakistan from 2005-2012.
3 Centre Point Tower 112 m (367 ft) 28 2013 Korangi Road
4 Bahria Town Tower (Orbit Center) 108 m (354 ft) 27 2014 Tariq Road Formerly Orbit Centre.
5 Dolmen Harbor Front Tower 103 m (338 ft) 25 2007 Clifton beach
6 Habib Bank Plaza 101.2 m (332 ft) 25 1963 I.I Chundrigar Road tallest building in south Asia from 1963-1970.
7 The Center (JS Tower) 101 m (331 ft) 24 2014 Zainub Market road. Formerly J.S tower.
8 Islamic Tower (BRR) 100.8 m (331 ft) 23 2013 I.I Chundrigarh road.
9 Lakhani Presidency Tower 1 100 m (328 ft) 23 2013 Gulshan e Iqbal. Tallest residential building.
10 PNSC Tower 100 m (328 ft) 20 1980 Kemari One of the oldest highrise.
11 G&T Tower 97 m (318 ft) 20 2011 Beaumont road.
12 PIC Towers 95 m (312 ft) 21 1980s Kemari.
13 TechnoCity Tower 93 m (305 ft) 23 2005 I.I Chundrigar Road Tallest Media and Technology tower.[1]
14 Dolmen Executive Tower 90 m (295 ft) 20 2006 Clifton Beach.
15 Saima Trade Tower 1 90 m (295 ft) 21 1995 I.I Chundrigar road.
16 Saima Trade Tower 2 90 m (295 ft) 21 2001 I.I Chundrigar road.
17 Chapal Plaza 88 m (289 ft) 23 1995 I.I Chundrigar road.
18 Lakhani Presidency 2 80 m (262 ft) 19 2011 Gulshan e Iqbal.
19 Avari Towers 80 ft (24 m) 22 1979 Fatima Jinnah road.
20 AOK Tower 78 m (256 ft) 20 2007 PIDC
21 Navy Heights 1 70 m (230 ft) 20 n/a Korangi road.
22 Navy Heights 2 70 m (230 ft) 20 n/a Korangi road.
23 Navy Heights 3 70 m (230 ft) 20 n/a Korangi road.
24 Navy Heights 4 70 m (230 ft) 20 n/a Korangi road.
25 New Broadcasting House 20 2001 Stadium road.
26 Caesar Tower 70 m (230 ft) 20 1997 Shr.Faisal
26 Naheed Super Market 70 m (230 ft) 20 2009 Shaheed-e-Millat road.
27 Sea Breeze Plaza 20 Shar-r-Faisal.
28 Sea Breeze Hospital 20 M.A Jinnah road.
29 Emerald Tower 70 m (230 ft) 18 2011 2 Talwar Clifton.
30 Bismillah Blessing 64.3 m (211 ft) 19 2013 Shaheed-e-Millat.
31 Defence Regency Tower1 63 m (207 ft) 18 2011 Korangi road.
32 Defence Regency Tower2 63 m (207 ft) 18 2011 Korangi road.
33 Defence Regency Tower3 63 m (207 ft) 18 2011 Korangi road.
34 City Tower 60 m (197 ft) 17 2010 Shar-r-Faisal.
35 Tibet Center 60 m (197 ft) 17 2000 M.A Jinnah Road
36 City View Tower 60 m (197 ft) 17 2011 Boat Basin
37 Al-Khaleej Towers (Residencial) 58 18 2013
38 PNSC Tower 57 m (187 ft) 17 1985 Shr.Faisal
39 Al Tijarah Center 55 m (180 ft) 17 2010 Shr.Faisal
40 Creek Vistas Towers 55 m (180 ft) 17 2004 Defence Ph 8
41 State Life Building 55 m (180 ft) 15 2001 Liaqat road, Faisalabad
42 Mezan Executive Tower 54.7 m (179 ft) 16 2012 Liaqat road, Faisalabad
43 Bismillah Towers 54 m (177 ft) 17 2009 n/a
44 West wind Apartment 54 m (177 ft) 17 n/a Clifton
45 Pearl's Residecy 54 m (177 ft) 17 2009 Gulshan
46 Saima Bridge View Tower 1 53 m (174 ft) 18 2010 Hyderi
47 Saima Bridge View Tower 2 53 m (174 ft) 18 2010 Hyderi
48 Saima Bridge View Tower 3 53 m (174 ft) 18 2010 Hyderi
49 Saima Bridge View Tower 4 53 m (174 ft) 18 2010 Hyderi
50 Bon Vista Apartments 52.8 m (173 ft) 17 2006 Clifton
51 Society Apartments Tower 1 52 m (171 ft) 17 2006 Shr. Qaideen
52 Society Apartments Tower 2 52 m (171 ft) 17 1998 Shr. Qaideen
53 Jason Trade Center 51.7 m (170 ft) 17 2005 Shr. Faisal
54 NBP Building 50 m (164 ft) 16 1998 I.I Chundrigar Road
55 Q.M Tower 50 m (164 ft) 17 1998 I.I Chundrigar Road
56 Shaheen Complex 50 m (164 ft) 17 2003 I.I Chundrigar Road
57 Harmain Royal Residency Towers 50 m (164 ft) 16 2012 Gulshan-e-Iqbal
58 Nacon House Tower 50 m (164 ft) 16 2000 Metropole
59 Sheraton Hotel 50 m (164 ft) 16 2003 PIDC
60 Citi Center Apartments 50 m (164 ft) 16 2007 Bahadurabad
61 Summit Bank Tower 50 m (164 ft) 17 2003 I.I Chundrigar Road
62 Business Plaza 50 m (164 ft) 16 2001 I.I Chundrigar Road
63 Uni Tower 50 m (164 ft) 15 1991 I.I Chundrigar Road
64 Falak Arcade 50 m (164 ft) 16 2004 M.A Jinnah Road
65 Taj Medical Complex 1 50 m (164 ft) 16 2006 M.A Jinnah Road
66 Taj Medical Complex 1 50 m (164 ft) 16 2006 M.A Jinnah Road
67 T.S Tower 50 m (164 ft) 15 2010 P.E.C.H.S
68 Dilkusha Forum 50 m (164 ft) 15 2010 Tariq Road
69 Westpoint Towers 50 m (164 ft) 15 2001 Korangi Road
70 Business and Finance Center 50 m (164 ft) 15 2002 I.I Chundrigar Road
71 Sumyya Residency 50 m (164 ft) 17 2012 Sheed-e-Millat Road
72 K.S Trade Tower 50 m (164 ft) 17 2013 Shahrah-e-Liaqat
73 Harmain Towers 50 m (164 ft) 17 2013 Gulshan
74 Al Najeebi Electronics Market 50 m (164 ft) 17 2013 Abdullah Haroon road
75 Trade Avenue 50 m (164 ft) 15 2004 II Chundigar rd
76 Trade Avenue 50 m (164 ft) 15 2004 II Chundigar road
77 Soneri Bank Building 50 m (164 ft) 15 2001 I.I Chundrigar road
78 Amma Tower 50 m (164 ft) 15 2010 M.A Jinnah Road
79 IBM Tower 50 m (164 ft) 17 2007 Shahr-i-Faisal Road
80 ZN Tower 50 m (164 ft) 15 2010 Bahadurabad
81 Naz Plaza 50 m (164 ft) 15 2006 M.A Jinnah Road
82 PTCL International gateway 50 m (164 ft) 15 2002 M.A Jinnah Road
83 Mhd. Azghar's Building 50 m (164 ft) 15 2004 M.A Jinnah Road
84 Rafique Plaza 50 m (164 ft) 14 1997 M.A Jinnah Road
85 Lakhani Pride 50 m (164 ft) 11 2005 Gulistan-e-johar

Under construction buildings[edit]

This section contains a list of skyscrapers which are currently under construction, and planned to rise at least 70 m (230 ft).

Rank Building Height Floors Built Location Notes
1 Bahria Icon Tower 270 m (886 ft) 62 2017 Clifton [2]
2 Bahria Icon Hotel tower 185 m (607 ft) 45 2017 Clifton
3 Karachi Tower II 170 m (558 ft) 45 2017 Clifton Beach
3 Opal 225 Tower 155 m (509 ft) 43 2016 Saddar
4 Ovation Tower 150 m (492 ft) 40 2018 Clifton
5 G4 Tower 140 m (459 ft) 30 2017 Clifton
6 Hoshang Pearl Tower 130 m (427 ft) 38 2016 Clifton
7 Lucky one 130 m (427 ft) 35 2017 Gulshan
8 KASB Altitude 130 m (427 ft) 32 2015 Clifton
9 Com3 Towers 130 m (427 ft) 32 X 2 2016 Clifton
10 The Arkadians Tower A 120 m (394 ft) 34 2015 DHA
11 Luckyone towers 120 m (394 ft) 32 2017 Gulshan
12 Quality Tower +120 m (394 ft) 30 2017 Clifton
13 G-5 Tower (Ocean II) +120 m (394 ft) 30 2017 Clifton
14 Metro Twin Towers 110 m (361 ft) 30 X 2 2015 Clifton
15 Emaar's Pearl Towers +110 m (361 ft) 35 2018 DHA
16 70 Riviera +110 m (361 ft) 29 2018 Clifton
17 Emaar's Reef Towers +110 m (361 ft) 38 2018 DHA
18 Creek Marina +110 m (361 ft) 28 2017 DHA


19 Coral Towers +110 m (361 ft) 25 X 2 2018 DHA
20 Royal 8 Icon +105 m (344 ft) 29 + 27 + 25 + 24 + 20 +more 2018 Gulshan
21 Bahria Tower 105 m (344 ft) 26 2015 PECHS
22 UBL Tower +100 m (328 ft) 25 2015 Saddar
23 The Arkadians tower B +100 m (328 ft) 25 2016 DHA
24 The Centre 100 m (328 ft) 24 2014 Saddar
25 EFU Tower 100 m (328 ft) 18 2014 DHA
26 Iqra University Tower 100 m (328 ft) 15 2014 Defence View
27 KASB Skyview Towers 22X2 100 m (328 ft) 22 2014 Johar
28 Saima Royal Residency 100 m (328 ft) 22 2014 Gulshan
29 Royal Towers 100 m (328 ft) 21 2014 DHA
30 Sumaya Bridge View Towers 70 m (230 ft) 19 2014 PECHS

Approved buildings[edit]

This sections list buildings that have been approved for construction.

Rank Building Height Floors Status Year (est. completion) Notes
1 Karachi Port Tower 594 m (1,949 ft) 117 Approved 2018
2 KPT Twin Tower 352 m (1,155 ft) 78 On hold [3]
3 IT Tower 205 m (673 ft) 45 On hold
4 Colosseum Towers 200 m (656 ft) 45 Cancelled
5 Avari Extension 30 Proposed
6 Gold Crest Executive 39 Cancelled
7 Clifton Finance and Trade Center 35 On hold 2012
8 Creek Marina 29
9 Royal Tower 21 Approved

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