The New Administrative Capital Tower: the highest in Africa

Publish Date: 09 Feb 2022

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The New Administrative Capital Tower: the highest in Africa

Almost 245 meters already built

The Iconic Tower in the New Administrative Capital is one of the most famous skyscrapers at the moment. Currently under construction the skyscraper will be the tallest in Africa and is located in the central hub of the New Administrative Capital’s business district. 

How much will it cost, who is building it, and where is it located? These are all questions we will answer as well as throw in some more information about the New Administrative Capital.


The Iconic Skyscraper:


  • Tallest tower in Africa: 400 meters.
  • Location: the central hub of the business district in the New Administrative Capital.
  • Designed using international standards and being built by the Chinese State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), a leading company in the skyscraper building field on a global level.
  • Built on 5331, 041 square meters with an unobstructed view of all the main roads and Capital Park, the New Administrative Capital’s central park.
  • More than $3 billion invested in the project.
  • 40 floors are done with another 30 under construction.
  • 245 built and when the tower is finished it will reach 400 meters.
  • Total building area is 1, 709, 330 square meters divided over 20 buildings.


Find out more about the New Administrative Capital here


 The Central Business District:


  • Location: between the Mohamed Ben Zayed Northern & Southern axis.
  • Area: 1,700,000 square meters with total investment of $3.4 billion.
  • Developer: CSCEC is building the entire district and they are also the financial backers and executors.
  • The district will include several services and multipurpose (commercial, entertainment, residential) units, as well as several towers, banks, and financial offices.
  • The district will boast the tallest skyscraper in Africa.
  • The district will contain the new headquarters of the Central bank of Egypt, a money printing press, 12 commercial complexes, 5 residential buildings, and 2 hotels.

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