List of tallest buildings in Pakistan

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Ocean tower Karachi, Pakistan
The Centaurus Islamabad.

This list of tallest buildings in Pakistan ranks skyscrapers in Pakistan. Habib Bank Plaza built in 1963, was the first high-rise and the tallest building in Pakistan, located in Karachi. It stands 101 m (331 ft) tall with 25 floors; however in 2005 MCB Tower also in Karachi surpassed Habib Bank Plaza to become the tallest building in Pakistan at 116 m (381 ft) tall1 with 29 floors.The tallest building now in Pakistan is the Ocean Tower completed in 2012.

A number of buildings taller than 100 m (328 ft) are under construction in various cities throughout Pakistan, however construction is mostly concentrated in Karachi, followed by Islamabad & Lahore. The tallest building under construction is Bahria Icon Tower in Karachi, which is expected to be completed in 2017 and upon its completion, will become the tallest Skyscraper in Pakistan, at 60 floors, and 269 m (883 ft) height.2

Completed Buildings

This list ranks completed and topped out buildings that stand at least 70 m (230 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement.

Rank Name City Height Floors Year References
1 Ocean Towers Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2012 3
2 MCB Tower Karachi 116 m (381 ft) 29 2005 1
3 Centaurus Tower Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 30 2011 4
4 Centre Point Tower Karachi 110 m (361 ft) 28 2013 5
5 Telecom Tower Islamabad 108 m (354 ft) 24 2011 67
6 Bahria Town Tower Karachi 108 m (354 ft) 27 2012 8
7 Arfa Software Technology Park Lahore 106 m (348 ft) 17 2012
8 One Constitution Avenue Islamabad 105 m (344 ft) 26 2014 9
9 Dolmen Mall Clifton Karachi 103 m (338 ft) 25 2011 10
10 The Center (JS Tower) Karachi 102 m (335 ft) 22 2013 citation needed
11 Habib Bank Plaza Karachi 101 m (331 ft) 25 1962 1112
12 UBL Tower Karachi 101 m (331 ft) 24 2014 citation needed
13 PNSC Tower Karachi 101 m (331 ft) 21 1982 citation needed
14 Lakhani Presidency Tower Karachi 100.4 m (329 ft) 24 2013
15 PIC Towers Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 23 1980s 13
16 Pace Tower Lahore 96 m (315 ft) 24 2013 14
17 Chapal Plaza Karachi 95 m (312 ft) 22 1985 1215
18 Tower 27 Lahore 92 m (302 ft) 24 2014 16
19 Islamic Tower Karachi 87 m (285 ft) 23 2011 citation needed
20 Saima Trade Towers Karachi 85 m 19 1995 1718
21 Avari Towers Karachi 83 m (272 ft) 20 1985 1920
22 TechnoCity Corporate Tower Karachi 70 m (230 ft) 17 2005 21
23 Navy Heights Karachi 80 m (262 ft) 20 2010 22
24 G&T Tower Karachi 79 m (259 ft) 19 2011 23
25 Sea Breeze Plaza Karachi 76 m (249 ft) 20 2011 24
26 Tricon Corporate Centre Lahore 76 m 19 2013 25
27 Islamabad Stock Exchange Towers Islamabad 76 m (249 ft) 19 2009 2627
28 AOK Tower Karachi 74 m (243 ft) 20 2007 citation needed
29 United Bank Building Islamabad 74 m (243 ft) 18 1992 citation needed
30 Habib Bank Building Islamabad 73 m (240 ft) 18 1992 citation needed
31 OGDCL Islamabad 73 m (240 ft) 18 1992 citation needed
32 Saudi Pak Tower Tower Islamabad 73 m (240 ft) 20 1991 citation needed
33 State Life New Islamabad 72 m (236 ft) 18 1992 citation needed
34 Shaheed Millat Secretariat Islamabad 72 m (236 ft) 18 1992 citation needed
35 NIC Building Islamabad 72 m (236 ft) 18 1992 citation needed
36 NIC Tower Karachi 72 m (236 ft) 20 2007 citation needed

Under construction buildings

This section contains a list of skyscrapers which are currently under construction, and planned to rise at least 100 m (328 ft).

Ankaa Towers, Karachi
Rank Name City Height Floors Est. Completion
1 Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 270 m (886 ft) 64 2017
2 Dolmen Tower 3citation needed Karachi 240 m (787 ft) 60 2018
3 Dolmen Tower 4citation needed Karachi 240 m (787 ft) 60 2018
4 Ankaa towers28 Karachi 165 m (541 ft) 43 2020
5 Marriott Heightcitation needed Karachi 225 m (738 ft) 48 2020
6 Marine Promenadecitation needed Karachi 216 m (709 ft) 46 2019
7 Serang Skymark Towercitation needed Karachi 230 m (755 ft) 50 2019
8 Opal 225 Towercitation needed Karachi 180 m (591 ft) 47 2015
9 Icon Hotel Towercitation needed Karachi 210 m (689 ft) 45 2020
10 Bakht Towercitation needed Karachi 150 m (492 ft) 40 2017
11 Oviation Towercitation needed Karachi 150 m (492 ft) 37 2018
12 Emaar's Reef Towerscitation needed Karachi 146 m (479 ft) 38 2017
13 Emaar's Pearl Towerscitation needed Karachi 144 m (472 ft) 35 2017
14 Com 3 Towerscitation needed Karachi 132 m (433 ft) 32 2014
15 17 Park View Towercitation needed Karachi 130 m (427 ft) 32 2018
16 The Arkadians Tower A29 Karachi 130 m (427 ft) 34 2014
17 Lucky One (Main Tower) Karachi 135 m (443 ft) 28 2017
18 Metro Twin Towercitation needed Karachi 130 m (427 ft) 30 2016
19 Lucky One (Residential Towers) Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2017
20 Emaar's Coral Towerscitation needed Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2016
21 70 Riviera30 Karachi 118 m (387 ft) 29 2014
22 Ali Trade Center Lahore 118 m (387 ft) 2431 2015
23 G4 Corporate Towercitation needed Karachi 117 m (384 ft) 27 2014
24 Creek Marina 3 Towers Karachi 112 m (367 ft) 28 2014
25 Park Lane Towercitation needed Islamabad 103 m (338 ft) 29 2019
26 KASB Skyview Towers32 Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 22 2014
27 Saima Royal Residencycitation needed Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 22 2014
28 Defence Executive Apartments33 Islamabad +18 2014
29 Noman Residencia34 Karachi 18 2015
30 Prestige Trade Centercitation needed Karachi 17 2015
31 Dawood Center35 Hyderabad 15 2014
32 Al Tijarah Center36 Karachi 15 2014
33 Gateway Tower37 Faisalabad 75 m (244 ft) 16 2015

On-hold buildings

This list includes the tallest buildings which are currently on-hold.

Name City Height Floors Year References
Mubarak Center Lahore 250 m (820 ft) 60 2016 38
Sheikh Zayed Center Tower 2 Lahore 205 m (673 ft) 45 2016 39
Grand Hyatt Islamabad Islamabad 200 m (656 ft) 45 2016 39
Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Tower Lahore 200 m (656 ft) 50 2016 39
InterContinental Hotel Lahore 150 m (492 ft) 38 2016 39
Alamgir Tower Lahore Lahore 137 m (449 ft) 31 2017 38
KASB Altitudecitation needed Karachi 129 m (423 ft) 32
Kohinoor One Mallcitation needed Faisalabad 100 m (328 ft) 22 2016 39
Corporate Towercitation needed Lahore +70 m (230 ft) 15 2016 38

Approved and proposed buildings

This is the list of Approved and proposed buildings in Pakistan.

Sr No Name City Height Floors Year References
1 Bahria Mega Tower Karachi 910 m (2,986 ft) 225 2025 citation needed
2 Port Tower Complex Karachi 593.446 m (1,947 ft) 130 2017 40
3 Eiffel Tower Building Islamabad 420 m (1,378 ft) 87 2019 citation needed
4 Expo Hotel Lahore 150 m (492 ft) 40 2015 41
5 Kohinoor Heights Faisalabad 115 m (377 ft) 28 2013 42
6 Marvida Towercitation needed Faisalabad 150 m (492 ft) 25 2011
7 Bahria Twin Towers Rawalpindi 38 2015 43
8 Creek Towers Karachi 30 2015 44
9 Avari Extensioncitation needed Karachi 30 2015 45
10 Warid Towercitation needed Lahore 22 2015 citation needed
11 Holiday Inn Islamabad +70 m (230 ft) 24 2015 citation needed
12 Zaitoon Tower Lahore +82 m (269 ft) 25 2015 40
13 Al-Shifa Trust Towercitation needed Rawalpindi 18 2015 citation needed
14 Bahria Heights Lahore 13 2015 46
15 Bank Squarecitation needed Lahore 24 2015 citation needed
16 DHA Headoffice Tower Lahore 17 2014 42
17 Tower 64citation needed Lahore 18 2014
18 Pindi Apartmentscitation needed Rawalpindi 15 2015
19 Capital Residencia Islamabad 14 2015 47
20 Mall Towerscitation needed Rawalpindi 20 2015
21 Bahria Gateway Towercitation needed Rawalpindi 38 2016
22 Lahore Grand Hotelcitation needed Lahore +120 m (394 ft) 29 2015
23 Media Towercitation needed Islamabad 29 2017
24 Meridien Towercitation needed Islamabad 20 2016
25 Wak Towercitation needed Lahore +100 m (328 ft) 27 2016
26 MediPak Towercitation needed Lahore 20 2015
27 IT City IIcitation needed Lahore +75 m (246 ft) 25 2015
28 CAA Towercitation needed Islamabad +140 m (459 ft) 2015

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