Torre Cepsa

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Torre Cepsa
Torre Caja Madrid (CTBA) 12.jpg
Former names Torre Repsol, Torre Caja Madrid, Torre Bankia
General information
Type Office
Location Pº de la Castellana 259, CTBA, Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°28′32″N 3°41′16″W / 40.47556°N 3.68778°W / 40.47556; -3.68778Coordinates: 40°28′32″N 3°41′16″W / 40.47556°N 3.68778°W / 40.47556; -3.68778
Construction started 8 October 2004
Completed 2008
Owner Bankia
Management Gerens Hill[1]
Height
Roof 248.3 m (815 ft)[2]
Technical details
Floor count 45
Design and construction
Architect Norman Foster
Developer Repsol YPF
Structural engineer Halvorson and Partners
Main contractor FCC and Dragados
References
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The Torre Cepsa (renamed in June 2014, before was Torre Bankia) (English: Cepsa Tower) is a skyscraper located in the Cuatro Torres Business Area in Madrid, Spain. With a height of 248.3 m (815 ft) and 45 floors,[3] it is the second tallest of the four buildings in the Cuatro Torres Business Area complex, surpassed by Torre de Cristal less than a metre. It is the second tallest building in Spain and the 5th tallest building in the European Union.

Designed by Lord Foster, it was first known as Torre Repsol and would have served as headquarters for Repsol YPF oil and gas company. During the construction of the tower, Repsol decided to change the location of its future headquarters and the financial institution Caja Madrid purchased the building for 815 million in August 2007.[4]

It was built by a joint venture of Dragados and Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas.[5]

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