Facts

Population

3,456,259 (2010)

Area

4,686 km²

1,809 mi²

Tallest Building

First 150m+ Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

119

Tallest in

the World
#

10

Tallest in

Middle East
#

3

Tallest in

Saudi Arabia

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

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

2

Aqua Tower

251 m / 823 ft

3

Sail Tower

240 m / 787 ft

4

The Headquarters Business Park

235.9 m / 774 ft

5

Golden Tower

205 m / 673 ft

6

Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Expansion

190 m / 623 ft

7

Al Jawhara Tower

187 m / 614 ft

8

Beach Tower

177 m / 581 ft

9

King’s Road Tower

170 m / 558 ft

10

Bayat Plaza Tower 1

151 m / 495 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Mounib Hammoud

CTBUH Trustee

Mounib Hammoud

Jeddah Economic Company

2018 Tall Building Predictions

17 January 2018

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

Videos

16 March 2017

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Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first lecture of the series Building Tall...

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...

Research

08 August 2017

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Improving Energy Performance In Gulf-Region Residential High-Rises

Energy consumption in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries has been rising over the last four decades. The residential building sector alone accounts for more than...