Building List

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

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Height

1

Durban Iconic Tower

370 m

1,214 ft

2

The Leonardo

227.9 m

748 ft

3

Carlton Centre

201.2 m

660 ft

4

Ponte Tower

172.8 m

567 ft

5

Marble Towers

152.1 m

499 ft

6

Pearl Dawn

152 m

499 ft

7

Reserve Bank Building

148 m

486 ft

8

88 on Field

146.5 m

481 ft

9

Kwadukuza Egoli Hotel Tower 1

140 m

459 ft

10

Michelangelo Tower

140 m

459 ft

11

ABSA Building

140 m

459 ft

12

Trust Bank Centre

140 m

459 ft

13

Pearl Sky

139 m

456 ft

14

Standard Bank Centre

139 m

456 ft

15

Southern Life Centre

138 m

453 ft

16

Old Mutual Centre

137 m

449 ft

17

Portside

136.4 m

448 ft

18

Monte Blanc

132.6 m

435 ft

19

ABSA Building

132 m

433 ft

20

One Thibault

129 m

423 ft

21

The Vogue

128 m

420 ft

22

209 Smit Street

128 m

420 ft

23

Atterbury House

127 m

417 ft

24

The Spinnaker

123.7 m

406 ft

25

Kine Centre

123 m

404 ft

26

The Modern

120 m

394 ft

27

Embassy Building

120 m

394 ft

28

Foreshore Place

119 m

390 ft

29

Carlton Hotel

119 m

390 ft

30

Telkom Tower South

118.9 m

390 ft

31

Holiday Inn Garden Court Marine Parade

118.3 m

388 ft

32

National Treasury Building

118.3 m

388 ft

33

Pearl Breeze

118.2 m

388 ft

34

16 on Bree

118 m

387 ft

35

Holiday Inn Garden Court North Beach

118 m

387 ft

36

Metlife Centre

118 m

387 ft

37

Telkom Tower North

115.5 m

379 ft

38

Sixty-Nine President

114.9 m

377 ft

39

Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Cape Town

114 m

374 ft

40

Cape Sun Southern Sun

113 m

371 ft

41

Civitas Building

112.8 m

370 ft

42

320 West Street

110.3 m

362 ft

43

101 Victoria Embankment

110 m

361 ft

44

Protea Hotel Landmark Lodge

110 m

361 ft

45

Agricultural Union Centre

110 m

361 ft

46

Poytons Building

110 m

361 ft

47

Golden Acre

110 m

361 ft

48

Schlesinger Building

110 m

361 ft

49

The Palace

109.7 m

360 ft

50

John Ross House

109.1 m

358 ft

51

Durban Bay House

106 m

348 ft

52

PwC Tower

106 m

348 ft

53

Highpoint Hillbrow

105 m

344 ft

54

Maluti Building

104 m

341 ft

55

Transnet Tower

103 m

338 ft

56

Saambou Bank Building

102 m

335 ft

57

Servamus House

102 m

335 ft

58

Western Cape Provincial Administration Building

101 m

331 ft

59

Kruger Park

100 m

328 ft

60

Civic Centre

100 m

328 ft

61

Nedbank Centre

96 m

315 ft

62

Eagle Building

96 m

315 ft

63

African Eagle Life Centre

95 m

312 ft

64

Logistics House

95 m

312 ft

65

The Marine

95 m

312 ft

66

2 Loop Street

93.3 m

306 ft

67

Cartwright`s Corner House

92.4 m

303 ft

68

The Halyard

92 m

302 ft

69

IBM Building

91 m

299 ft

70

The Royal Hotel

89.1 m

292 ft

71

The Rubik

89 m

292 ft

72

Naspers Centre

89 m

292 ft

73

35 Lower Long

86 m

282 ft

74

Mutual Heights

84 m

276 ft

75

Gardens Centre

81 m

266 ft

76

Pavilion Place

80 m

262 ft

77

Cape Town Ritz Hotel

80 m

262 ft

78

Telkom Tower East

77 m

253 ft

79

Carlton Towers

67 m

220 ft

80

Hallmark House

66 m

217 ft

81

Zeitz MOCAA

58 m

190 ft

82

Northern Lights

- m

- ft

83

No. 2 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

84

No.1 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

85

The Fynbos

- m

- ft

86

The Beacon

- m

- ft

87

Wedgewood Sandton

- m

- ft

88

The Rockefeller

- m

- ft

89

92-108 Buitengracht Street

- m

- ft

90

Ellipse Galileo

- m

- ft

91

Ellipse Cassini

- m

- ft

92

Ellipse Kepler

- m

- ft

93

Station House

- m

- ft

94

Ellipse Newton

- m

- ft

94

No. 3 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

94

No. 4 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

94

No. 5 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

94

No. 6 Harbour Arch

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

31 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (40%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 5 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 5 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

Based on 5 Buildings Over 150 m Height

Building Completions Timeline

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.