Beirut

Facts

# of 150m+ buildings

3 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

159

Tallest City in

the World
#

11

Tallest City in

Middle East
#

1

Tallest City in

Lebanon

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Sama Beirut

195.2 m / 640 ft

2

Sky Gate

180.4 m / 592 ft

3

Les Domes De Sursock

163.6 m / 537 ft

4

Marina Tower

149 m / 489 ft

5

L'Elite de Sursock

142 m / 466 ft

6

Place Pasteur

140 m / 459 ft

7

Quasar Saifi 450

138.4 m / 454 ft

8

Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center & Spa

130 m / 427 ft

9

Bay Tower

125 m / 410 ft

10

Rive Gauche Tower

121.8 m / 400 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists

22 June 2016

Videos

31 May 2018

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High-End, High-Rise Living, Extended

Beirut Terraces is a unique 25-floor, 110-meter waterfront residential tower, located in Beirut’s Central District, the most desirable residential area in Lebanon. Inspired by layers...

Research

20 October 2018

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The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

Global News

05 August 2020

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Damage From the Beirut Explosion Includes Several Tall Buildings

Explosions erupted in Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday evening, 4 August, 2020, leveling buildings, damaging hospitals and shattering windows for miles. More than 4,000 people were...