List of tallest buildings in Karachi

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Bahria Icon Tower
Bahria Icon Tower Under construction in Karachi
MCB Tower, Karachi

This page lists the tallest buildings in Karachi. Habib Bank Plaza built in 1963, was the first high-rise and the tallest building in Pakistan, located in Karachi. It stands 102 m (335 ft) tall with 25 floors; however in 2005 MCB Tower also in Karachi surpassed Habib Bank Plaza at 116 m (381 ft) tall[1] with 29 floors, than in 2012 Ocean Towers surpassed in with 120 m (394 ft) and 30 floors.

The current tallest building is the Bahria Icon Tower in Karachi, which was opened on Jan 25th 2016 and upon its completion, it has changed the skyline of Pakistan and South Asia (for limited time period), at 68 floors, and 286 m (938 ft) height.[2]

There dozens of High-rise and skyscrapers that are underconstruction in Karachi. The construction boom has started in 2013 onwards.


Complete buildings[edit]

This section contains a list of skyscrapers which currently are constructed in Karachi 100 m (328 ft) tall.

Building Height/Floor Area Floors Year Location Notes
Bahria Icon Tower [3] 286 m (938 ft)[citation needed] 62 2017 Clifton
Karachi Bakht tower[4] 146 m 45 2017 Clifton Structurally Topped out
70 Riveria Tower 130 m 29 2016 Clifton Residential Tower
Ocean Towers 120 m (394 ft)[5] 28 [5] 2013 Clifton Tallest building in Pakistan from 2013 to 2014
MCB Tower 116 m (381 ft) 28 [6] 2005 I.I Chundrigar Road Tallest building in Pakistan from 2005-2012.[7]
Centerpoint tower 110 m 30 2013 express way
Mega G4 Corporate Tower 108 m 28 2014 Khayaban-e-Iqbal Road
Bahria Town Tower 108 m 25 2015 Tariq Road
coral towers 1 105 m 28 2016 sea view road Residential Towers by Emaar Pakistan
coral towers 2 105 m 28 2016 sea view road
Dolmen Tower 103 m 22 2011 Clifton
UBL tower 102 m 28 2014 I.I Chundrigar Road
Habib Bank Plaza [8] 102 m (335 ft)[citation needed] 24 1963 I.I Chundrigar Road tallest building in Asia from 1963-1970.[citation needed]
JS Tower 100 m 22 2013 Saddar
PRC Towers 100 m 23 1980

Under construction[edit]

Name City Floors Height TBC
Dolmen City Twin Towers x 2 [9] Karachi 60 210m 2017
Chapal Skymark[10] Karachi 50 200m 2017
Bahria Opal 225[11] Karachi 41 160m 2017
Com 3 Towers Karachi 32 160m x 2 2017
The Arkadians Karachi 24 131m
Hoshang Pearl[12] Karachi 31 130m 2017
Lucky One[13] Karachi 28 130m x 8 2018


Skyline of Karachi as seen from the I.I. Chundrigar Road

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mcb.com.pk/mcb/mcb_tower.asp
  2. ^ sbca.gos.pk. "Sindh Building Control Authority" (PDF). 
  3. ^ Sohail Rab. "Sindh High Court rejects Bahria Icon Tower's petition". Customs Today Newspaper. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  4. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "Bakht Tower, Karachi | 1242093 | EMPORIS". www.emporis.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  5. ^ a b "Country's tallest building inaugurated". Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  6. ^ The Newspaper's Staff Reporter. "Pakistan's tallest building completed". Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  7. ^ The Newspaper's Staff Reporter. "Pakistan's tallest building completed". Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  8. ^ Bloomberg. "General Images Of Karachi's Economy". Getty Images. Retrieved 17 January 2016. Pedestrians walk past Habib Bank Plaza, head office of Habib Bank Ltd., in the business and financial hub of Karachi, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. 
  9. ^ toot. "Dolmen City Towers Complex, Karchi". www.dolmengroup.com/our-projects/dolmen-city/. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  10. ^ "Chapal Skymark". therealmarketing.com. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  11. ^ toot. "Opal 225 Karachi - Bahria Town - Your Lifestyle Destination". bahriatown.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  12. ^ toot. "Hoshang Pearl Karachi - Bahria Town - Your Lifestyle Destination". bahriatown.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  13. ^ D4Sys. "Welcome to Costveyors (Pvt.) Ltd. - Lucky One, Karachi". www.costveyors.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11.