May 21, 2016

Building Skylines: Who Is Building Up?

   May 21, 2016

Building Skylines: Who Is Building Up?

Countries_that_built_the_most_skyscrapers_in_2015_number_of_buildings_TMMChart.pngTrader’s remarks: The 106 buildings completed in 2015 beat every previous year on record, including the previous record high of 99 completions in 2014. This brings the total number of 200-meter-plus buildings in the world to 1,040, exceeding 1,000 for the first time in history. The tallest building to complete in 2015 was Shanghai Tower, now the tallest building in China and the second-tallest in the world at 632 metres. Once again, China was a major driver of skyscraper completions in 2015, with record 62 buildings.

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