List of tallest buildings in Pakistan

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The Centaurus Islamabad.

This list of tallest buildings in Pakistan ranks skyscrapers in Pakistan. Habib Bank Plaza built in 1963, was the first high-rise and the tallest building in South Asia, located in Karachi. It stands 101 m (331 ft) tall with 25 floors; however in 2005 MCB Tower also in Karachi surpassed Habib Bank Plaza to become the tallest building in Pakistan at 116 m (381 ft) tall[1] with 29 floors.

A number of buildings taller than 100 m (328 ft) are under construction in various cities throughout Pakistan, however construction is mostly concentrated in Karachi, followed by Islamabad & Lahore. The tallest building under construction is Bahria Icon Tower in Karachi, which is expected to be completed in 2017 and upon its completion, will become the tallest Skyscraper in Pakistan, at 60 floors, and 260 m (853 ft) height.[2]

Completed Buildings[edit]

This list ranks completed and topped out buildings that stand at least 70 m (230 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement.

Rank Name City Height Floors Year References
1 Ocean Towers Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2012 [3]
2 MCB Tower Karachi 116 m (381 ft) 29 2005 [1]
3 Centaurus Corporate Tower Islamabad 116 m (381 ft) 32 2012 [4]
4 Telecom Tower Islamabad 113 m (371 ft) 24 2011 [5][6]
5 Centaurus Residencial Tower 1 Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 32 2012 [4]
6 Centaurus Residencial Tower 2 Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 32 2012 [4]
7 Centre Point Tower Karachi 110 m (361 ft) 28 2013 [7]
8 Bahria Town Tower Karachi 108 m (354 ft) 27 2012 [8]
9 Arfa Software Technology Park Lahore 106 m (348 ft) 17 2012
10 One Constitution Avenue Islamabad 105.4 m (346 ft) 24 2014 [9]
11 Dolmen Mall Clifton Karachi 103 m (338 ft) 25 2011 [10]
12 Habib Bank Plaza Karachi 101 m (331 ft) 25 1962 [11][12]
13 PIC Tower Karachi 98 m (322 ft) 21 1982 [4]
14 UBL Tower[13] Karachi 97 m (318 ft) 21 1982 [4][14]
15 Pace Tower Lahore 96 m (315 ft) 24 2013 [15][16]
16 Chapal Plaza Karachi 95 m (312 ft) 22 1985 [12][17]
17 The Center (JS Tower)[18] Karachi 94 m (308 ft) 22 2013 [1][19]
18 PNSC Towers[20] Karachi 92 m (302 ft) 23 1980s [21]
19 Tower 27 Lahore 92 m (302 ft) 24 2014 [5][6]
20 Islamic Tower Karachi 87 m (285 ft) 23 2011 [5][6]
21 Saima Trade Towers Karachi 85 m 19 1995 [22][23]
22 Avari Towers Karachi 83 m (272 ft) 20 1985 [24][25]
23 Navy Heights Karachi 80 m (262 ft) 20 2010 [26]
24 G&T Tower Karachi 79 m (259 ft) 19 2011 [27][28]
25 Sea Breeze Plaza Karachi 76 m (249 ft) 20 2011 [29]
26 Tricon Corporate Centre Lahore 76 m 19 2013 [30][31]
27 Islamabad Stock Exchange Towers Islamabad 76 m (249 ft) 19 2009 [32][33]
28 AOK Tower Karachi 74 m (243 ft) 20 2007 [7]
29 United Bank Building Islamabad 74 m (243 ft) 18 1992 [7][34]
30 Habib Bank Building Islamabad 73 m (240 ft) 18 1992 [7][35]
31 OGDCL Islamabad 73 m (240 ft) 18 1992 [7][36]
32 Saudi Pak Tower Tower Islamabad 73 m (240 ft) 20 1991 [7][37]
33 State Life New Islamabad 72 m (236 ft) 18 1992 [7][38]
34 Shaheed Millat Secretariat Islamabad 72 m (236 ft) 18 1992 [7][39]
35 NIC Building Islamabad 72 m (236 ft) 18 1992 [7][40]
36 NIC Tower Karachi 72 m (236 ft) 20 2007 [7][41]
37 State Life Old Islamabad 70 m (230 ft) 18 1992 [7][42]
38 TechnoCity Corporate Tower Karachi 70 m (230 ft) 17 2005 [4]
39 State Life Building Faisalabad 64 m (210 ft) 15 2001
40 Mezan Executive Tower Faisalabad 64 m (210 ft) 16 2012

Under construction buildings[edit]

This section contains a list of skyscrapers which are currently under construction, and planned to rise at least 100 m (328 ft).

Name City Height Floors Year
Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 270 m (886 ft) 64 2017
CS Tower Karachi 153 m (502 ft) 48 2019
Opal 225 Tower Karachi 135 m (443 ft) 40 2015
Com 3 Towers Karachi 132 m (433 ft) 32 2014
Lucky One (Main Tower) Karachi 130 m (427 ft) 28 2017
Lucky One (Residential Towers) Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2017
Ali Trade Center Lahore 118 m (387 ft) 24[43] 2015
70 Riviera[44] Karachi 118 m (387 ft) 29 2014
G4 Corporate Tower Karachi 117 m (384 ft) 27 2014
Creek Marina 3 Towers Karachi 112 m (367 ft) 28 2014
The Arkadians Tower A[45] Karachi 102 m (335 ft) 28 2014
KASB Skyview Towers[46] Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 22 2014
Saima Royal Residency[47] Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 22 2014
Defence Executive Apartments[48] Islamabad +18 2014
Noman Residencia[49] Karachi 18 2015
Gateway Tower[50] Faisalabad 56.08 14 2015
Prestige Trade Center[51] Karachi 17 2015
Dawood Center[52] Hyderabad 15 2014
Al Tijarah Center[53] Karachi 15 2014

On-hold buildings[edit]

This list includes the tallest buildings which are currently on-hold.

Name City Height Floors Year References
Expo Centre Tower[citation needed] Lahore 270 m (886 ft) 60 2017 [54]
Mubarak Center Lahore 250 m (820 ft) 60 2016 [55]
Sheikh Zayed Center Tower 2 Lahore 205 m (673 ft) 45 2016 [54]
Grand Hyatt Islamabad Islamabad 200 m (656 ft) 45 2016 [54]
Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Tower Lahore 200 m (656 ft) 50 2016 [54]
InterContinental Hotel Lahore 150 m (492 ft) 38 2016 [54]
Alamgir Tower Lahore Lahore 137 m (449 ft) 31 2017 [55]
KASB Altitude[citation needed] Karachi 129 m (423 ft) 32
Kohinoor One Mall[citation needed] Faisalabad 100 m (328 ft) 22 2016 [54]
Corporate Tower[citation needed] Lahore +70 m (230 ft) 15 2016 [55]

Approved and proposed buildings[edit]

This is the list of Approved and proposed buildings in Pakistan.

Sr No Name City Height Floors Year References
1 Eiffel Tower Building Islamabad 420 m (1,378 ft) 87 2019
2 KPT Twin Tower Karachi 352 m (1,155 ft) 117 2015 [56]
3 Expo Hotel Lahore 150 m (492 ft) 40 2015 [57]
4 Kohinoor Heights Faisalabad 115 m (377 ft) 28 2013 [58]
4 Marvida Tower[citation needed] Faisalabad 150 m (492 ft) 25 2011
5 Bahria Twin Towers Rawalpindi 38 2015 [59]
6 Creek Towers Karachi 30 2015 [60]
8 Avari Extension[citation needed] Karachi 30 2015 [61]
9 Warid Tower[citation needed] Lahore 22 2015
10 Holiday Inn Islamabad +70 m (230 ft) 24 2015
11 Zaitoon Tower Lahore +82 m (269 ft) 25 2015 [56]
12 Al-Shifa Trust Tower[citation needed] Rawalpindi 18 2015
13 Bahria Heights Lahore 13 2015 [62]
14 Bank Square[citation needed] Lahore 24 2015
15 DHA Headoffice Tower Lahore 17 2014 [58]
16 Tower 64[citation needed] Lahore 18 2014
17 Pindi Apartments[citation needed] Rawalpindi 15 2015
18 Capital Residencia Islamabad 14 2015 [63]
19 Mall Towers[citation needed] Rawalpindi 20 2015
20 Bahria Gateway Tower[citation needed] Rawalpindi 38 2016
21 Lahore Grand Hotel[citation needed] Lahore +120 m (394 ft) 29 2015
22 Media Tower[citation needed] Islamabad 29 2017
23 Meridien Tower[citation needed] Islamabad 20 2016
24 Wak Tower[citation needed] Lahore +100 m (328 ft) 27 2016
25 MediPak Tower[citation needed] Lahore 20 2015
26 IT City II[citation needed] Lahore +75 m (246 ft) 25 2015
27 CAA Tower[citation needed] Islamabad +140 m (459 ft) 2015

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