Top 10 Future Tallest Building in the World in Construction

In this article, I will share the top future tallest building in the world that are under construction, and the No1 in this list will beat the current tallest building Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE. Poor Burj Khalifa, you are not the No1.

I will also share what year they will get completed, their heights, how many floors they have, and the functions those skyscrapers offer. Everything you need to know about those future tallest buildings in the world will be here.

Top Future Tallest Building in the World

So let’s dive in and know what country is building the tallest skyscraper in the world, which is a total height of 1000 meters, bigger than the Burj Khalifa, which is a height of 828 meters.

China is the biggest builder of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. Here in this list, a total of 8 buildings are from China. If they did not ban skyscrapers above 500 meters, they might be the one in the world. Whatever, so let’s start.

1. Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower is the #1 future tallest building in the world

The Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia is the top future tallest building in the world, designed by Adrian Smith Architecture. The proposed height is 1,000 meters tall, bigger than the 828-meter-tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

  • Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Status: Under construction
  • Completion: Not released
  • Height: 3,281 ft / 1000 m
  • Floors: 167
  • Functions: Residential 

The construction of the Jeddah Tower began in 2013 with an original competition date of 2020. But the project got delayed for many reasons. To date, the completion date is not finalized yet. Some people estimate that the building will be completed by 2030.

2. Merdeka 118

To date, Petronas Twin Tower is the tallest building in Malaysia, with a height of 451.9 meters, but this Merdeka, with a height of 678.9 meters, is going to be #1 in Malaysia and #2 in the whole world.

  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Status: Topped Out
  • Completion: 2022
  • Height: 2,227 ft / 678.9 m
  • Floors: 118
  • Functions: Hotel

Warisan Merdeka 118 is an amazing-looking Triangular glass plane model building designed by an Australian Archech Fender Katsalidishe, inspired by Malaysian art and craft. 

3. Greenland Jinmao Financial Center

In 2021, China banned building skyscrapers that are over 500 meters. But the Greenland Jinmao Internal Financial Center is 499.8 meters, which are 3rd future tallest building in the world and 1st in China.

  • Location: Nanjing, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2025
  • Height: 1,640 ft / 499.8 m
  • Floors: 102
  • Functions: Hotel & Office

The American architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) designed this building. SOM is one of the oldest real estate companies in the world for construction engineering.

4. HeXi Yuzui Tower A

The Hexi Yuzui Towers is an under-construction commercial skyscraper in Nanjing, China. It will be 498.8 meters high and will be ready in 2025.

  • Location: Nanjing, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2025
  • Height: 1,636 ft / 498.8 m
  • Floors: 85
  • Functions: Office

The construction started in 2021 with an estimation of 108 floors. It will become the tallest building in Nanjing and the 5th future tallest building in the world.

5. Suzhou Zhongnan Center

The building’s original plans were for a 729 meters building, but due to China’s ban on buildings taller than 500 meters, they lowered it to 499.2 meters.

  • Location: Suzhou, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2025
  • Height: 1,638 ft / 499.2 m
  • Floors: 103
  • Functions: Residential

The new tower Suzhou Zhongnan Center was proposed in 2019, and construction started a year later. It will be completed, within 2025.

6. Fuyuan Zhongshan 108 IFC

Fuyuan Zhongshan 108, formerly known as Bay Area Star, is a 498-meter tall skyscraper under construction in Zhongshan, China. This building will become the tallest building in Zhongshan by surpassing the current tallest building, which is 305 meters tall International Trade Center.

  • Location: Zhongshan, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2029
  • Height: 1,634 ft / 498m
  • Floors: 108
  • Functions: Hotel & Office

The construction of the building started in 2021 with a completion date of 2029 and with 108 commercial units in it.

7. China International Silk Road Center

China International Silk Road Center

Northwest China finally has a world-class integrated conference facility China International Silk Road Center, which is very close to North Korea. The construction will get done in 2026.

  • Location: Xi’an, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2026
  • Height: 1,634 ft / 498 m
  • Floors: 101
  • Functions: Hotel & Office

There are many famous buildings in Xian city, like Glory International Financial Center, with a height of 350 meters. But this building will be one the tallest in the city

8. Tianfu Center

Chengdu has many skyscrapers, but this one will beat them all. It has a height of 488.9 meters. It is the most important developing element in the area because of the International Airport.

  • Location: Chengdu, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2026
  • Height: 1,604 ft / 488.9 m
  • Floors: 95
  • Functions: Office

Tianfu is also called the Heavenly province of China because of its looks, and this skyscraper will shine that more.

9. Wuhan Greenland Center

The Greenland tower had plans to be a 636 meters building. But It was redesigned mid-construction due to airspace regulations of 500 meters above sea level.

  • Location: Wuhan, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2023
  • Height: 1,560 ft / 475.6 m
  • Floors: 101
  • Functions: Hotel & Office

The building Greenland Center was designed by Adrian Smith Architects in conjunction with Thornton Tomasetti Engineers for the Grellland Group, a real estate developer in China.

10. Chushang Building

The Chushang Building is an under-construction skyscraper in Wuhan. It will be 475 meters high with 111 floors of commercial office. 

  • Location: Wuhan, China
  • Status: Under construction 
  • Completion: 2025
  • Height: 1,558 ft /475 m
  • Floors: 111
  • Functions: Office

Don’t get too excited about the famous Wuhan City and what it did to the world. But they rank #10 and #9 on our list of tallest skyscrapers in the world.

Please Note

All the data here is subject to change because all those skyscrapers are still under construction. All information is taken from various internet sources like,, and others. You can visit them for more info.

Last Words

So these are the future tallest building in the world that is under construction and will be completed by 2030. The Jeddah Tower is going to the tallest building beating the Burj Khalifa, and Malaysia is making a place in the list with a 2nd post. That is all for this article. Thanks for reading. Share it if you like.

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