Jeddah

Saudi Arabia

Facts

Population

4,697,000 (2022)

Area

4,686 km² • 1,809 mi²

Density

1,002.3 people per km²

2,596.1 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
134

Tallest City in

the World

#
9

Tallest City in

Middle East
#
2

Tallest City in

Saudi Arabia

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Burj Almasa
432 m / 1,417  ft
2 Sumo Tower 1
322 m / 1,056  ft
3 Sumo Tower 2
293 m / 961  ft
4 Burj Assila / Shangri-La Hotel & Residences Jeddah
264.7 m / 868  ft
5 The Headquarters Business Park
235.9 m / 774  ft
6 Golden Tower
205 m / 673  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

2018 Tall Building Predictions

17 January 2018

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

Videos

16 March 2017

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...

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Research

22 December 2023

Remembering Charles H. Thornton, 2012 Fazlur Khan Lifetime Achievement Awardee

This edition of Talking Tall is an interview from the CTBUH archives. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat would like to remember Charles...

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Global News

15 May 2024

Construction Continues for Iconic Skyscraper in Jeddah

The Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia has been years in the making. Construction originally began in 2013 but was paused in 2018 due to geopolitical...

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