Top Ten Tallest Completed Building Projects, 2008

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This table provides information about completed buildings in 2008 that are fully clad and either "open for business" or at least partially occupied.

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Building name/location Height (m/ft) Stories Use
1. Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai 492 m /1,614 ft 101 Office/Hotel
2. Minsheng Bank Building, Wuhan 331 m /1,087 ft 68 Office
3. The Address Downtown, Burj Dubai 306 m /1,004 ft 63 Hotel
4. One Island East, Hong Kong 298 m /979 ft 69 Office
5. Comcast Center, Philadelphia 297 m /974 ft 57 Office
6. Landmark Tower, Yokohama 296 m /972 ft 73 Office/Hotel
7. The Cullinan I, Hong Kong 270 m /886 ft 68 Residential
8. The Cullinan II, Hong Kong 270 m /886 ft 68 Hotel/Residential
9. Al Kazim Tower 1, Dubai 265 m /869 ft 53 Residential
10. Al Kazim Tower 2, Dubai 265 m /869 ft 53 Residential
NOTE: Height is measured from sidewalk level of the main entrance to the structural top of the building including spire, but not including communications antennas or flagpoles.
Source: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Web: www.ctbuh.org .

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