Guomao Building, Shenzhen in 2006
|Alternative names||International Trade Centre|
|Tallest in China from December 29, 1985 to 1987[I]|
|Preceded by||Baiyun Hotel|
|Surpassed by||Shenzhen Development Center|
|Town or city||Shenzhen|
|Completed||December 29, 1985|
|Height||160 m (524.9 ft)|
|Literal meaning||International Trade Centre Building|
Located at the junction of Jiabin Road and Renmin South Road, Luohu District, the building stands 160 metres tall and consists of 50 floors. Construction started on 1 November 1982 and was completed 37 months later on December 29, 1985. This earned the city's rapid development the nickname "Shenzhen Speed". It was the tallest building in China upon completion.
The building stands on a slot of 20,000 square metres and a built-up floor area of 100,000 square metres. It consists mainly of office space (floors 5-43, except 24) but features a revolving restaurant at the 48th and 49th floor and a helipad atop the building. The first five floors are retail spaces.
- List of tallest buildings in Shenzhen
- Guomao station, the Shenzhen Metro station serving and named after the building
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