Public Investment Fund (PIF) Tower

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Capital Market Authority Tower
General information
TypeSupertall skyscraper
Town or cityRiyadh
CountrySaudi Arabia
Construction started2010
Cost$1 Billion
Height385 m (1,263 ft)
Technical details
Floor count76 (+4 below the ground)

The Public Investment Fund (PIF) Tower is a 385 m (1,263 ft) skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.[1] Construction started in 2010 and was topped-out in 2014, making it the tallest building in Riyadh, surpassing the Kingdom Centre and Burj Rafal. Designed by HOK and Omrania, the 76-story PIF Tower is one of the most high-tech skyscrapers in the world and the centerpiece of the King Abdullah Financial District.[2]

The tower is aiming for LEED Gold certification and will feature an observation deck, two-story atrium as well as double-height sky lobbies, an innovative TWIN elevator system with two cabs traveling in a single shaft, and amenities including a fitness center, pool, and cafeteria.[3][4]


  1. ^ "PIF Tower". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Archived from the original on 31 March 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  2. ^ "HOK's CMA tower nears completion in riyadh, saudi arabia". designboom | architecture & design magazine. 2015-11-07. Retrieved 2019-05-21.
  3. ^ "Up-and-Coming Tall Buildings". Retrieved 2019-05-21.
  4. ^ CityLab, Emily Nonko (2017-07-13). "Can a Sideways Elevator Help Designers Build Taller Skyscrapers?". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2019-05-21.

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Coordinates: 24°45′46″N 46°38′25″E / 24.7628°N 46.6403°E / 24.7628; 46.6403