Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Facts

150m+ Buildings 2 Completed3 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Britam Tower (200 m)
Global Ranking #181 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #3 in Africa by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Kenya by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building UAP Old Mutual Tower (2016)
Average Building Age 2 years
Most Common Function Office, 60%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   The Pinnacle Tower 2020 320 m
2   Pinnacle Tower II 2020 201 m
3   Britam Tower 2017 200 m
4   Global Trade Center Office Tower 2020 184 m
5   UAP Old Mutual Tower 2016 163 m
6   Times Tower 1997 140 m
7   Parliament Tower 2018 125 m
8   Teleposta Towers 1999 120 m
9   Kenya Commercial Bank Plaza 2015 109 m
10   Kenyatta International Conference Centre 1974 105 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   The Pinnacle Tower 2020 320 m
2   Pinnacle Tower II 2020 201 m
3   Britam Tower 2017 200 m
4   Global Trade Center Office Tower 2020 184 m
5   UAP Old Mutual Tower 2016 163 m
6   Cytonn Hotel Tower - 150 m
7   Cytonn Office Tower - 150 m
8   Cytonn Residential Tower - 150 m
9   Times Tower 1997 140 m
10   Parliament Tower 2018 125 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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Global News

Elevator Manufacturer to Equip Global Trade Center in Nairobi
21 Nov 2018 – Global Trade Center Nairobi identified a major…

Nairobi Governor Halts Construction of 43-Story Hotel Tower
17 Aug 2018 – The Nairobi Governor has halted the construction…

Glass Prism Tower Completed in Nairobi
13 Aug 2018 – A 34-story glass-and-steel tower, designed to look…

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Elevator Manufacturer to Equip Global Trade Center in Nairobi
21 Nov 2018
Global Trade Center Nairobi identified a major elevator manufacturer to supply elevators for the six-tower complex. The project includes a 43-story office tower, four…
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Nairobi Governor Halts Construction of 43-Story Hotel Tower
17 Aug 2018
The Nairobi Governor has halted the construction of a 43-story hotel tower, amid claims that the high-rise encroaches on public roads, and the contractors of the…
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Glass Prism Tower Completed in Nairobi
13 Aug 2018
A 34-story glass-and-steel tower, designed to look like prisms stacked upon one another, has debuted in the Upper Hill sector of Nairobi, Kenya. The high-rise…
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Nairobi’s Britam Tower Opens for Business
25 Jul 2018
The second-tallest skyscraper on the African continent has opened for occupation. The 200-meter tower, which reached completion in 2017, includes 32,516 square meters of…
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Foundation Work Underway on The Pinnacle Tower in Nairobi
31 Jan 2018
Foundation work is underway at The Pinnacle Tower, which will be Africa’s tallest skyscraper once completed in 2020. The high-rise will stand 320 meters and 70 stories…
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Kenya Re Plans Green High-rise
27 Mar 2013
The Kenya Reinsurance Corporation (Kenya Re) plans to develop a KES1.5 billion (US$17.5 million) commercial high-rise in Nairobi. The building will be constructed on a 1.…