Top 10 Most Expensive Buildings in the World 2016
Get ready to know about the most expensive buildings in the world these world’s largest constructions also graced its nations. Human are quite competitive by nature and always remain in searches that didn’t do ever or try to carry out something different.
Nevertheless, some of wealthiest persons try to be a part of biggest projects by investing their money because every largest construction needs more investment. History is the only witness, largest buildings were developed with the association of richest personalities but some people have enough money to launch or develop million dollars projects.
World’s finest architectures wait for those who have brilliant but major idea to design highest skyscraper because experienced artists always try to its skills to do something different. However, most expensive buildings’ list was formed considering their total cost of construction which has mentioned alongside the names of skyscrapers.
10: Princess Tower, Dubai, UAE (US$2.17 Billion)
World’s most attracting and luxurious construction Princess Tower known as tallest residential building at a height of 414, was designed by Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office. It has 101-story that also the second tallest building in Dubai after Burj Khalifa. Its view with twinkling lights at night offers everyone to be a part but one who want to leave in it, have to pay large amount because it was especially made for richest celebrities. One of the costly constructions and residential skyscrapers globally, developed with US$2.17 billion. Tameer Holding Investment LLC won the contract of its construction which was launched in 2006 and ended after six years. The 414 meters highest Princess Tower comprises 8 retail units, 763 residential units, 13 elevators and 957 parking units.
9: City Of Dreams, Macau, China (US$2.40 Billion)
One of the most luxurious buildings in the world City of Dreams that a new chapter in gambling industry but with stunning and beatable results. Nonetheless, the City of Dreams Casino tempts all with its dreamy atmosphere, adorned interiors, and the most exclusive bottle service ever. The Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau based most pricy American-styled casino stands 538 feet tall and has 1500 machines, more than 500 gaming tables. Owners Melco Crown Entertainment had to spend US$2.40 Billion whereas its building was finished in 2009. City of Dreams is also a part of most expensive buildings in the World, has casino, shopping centers, restaurants, bars and theaters. The gaming section in the City of Dreams spans an area of 420000 square feet that includes 1514 gaming machines and 450 gaming tables.
8: Antilla, Mumbai, India (cost: $2.53 billion)
Mukesh Ambani, who is Chairman of Reliance Industries, determined to build largest structure in India which is being maintained 24X7 by a staff of 600 persons. Antilla is part of most pricy buildings in the World 2016, comprises 27 floors with extra-high ceilings, aimed at surviving an 8-Richter scale earthquake. Antilla has emerged second most expensive residential property in the world following Buckingham Palace, which is designated as a governmental property. Private residence is located in Altamount Road, off Pedder Road, South Mumbai, while was formed price of $2.53 billion. Its construction was ended in 2010, though Ambani selected Chicago-based architects Perkins and Will to paint its design.
7. Wynn Resort, Las Vegas, United States (US$2.70 Billion)
The publicly traded corporation based in Paradise, Nevada, Wynn Resorts Limited is spanning an area of 615 acres and consists of 223000 square ft convention center, 111000 square ft casino, 2716 rooms and 76000 square ft retail space. Wynn Resort is also among the world’s most luxurious constructions, based on 45-story and came out the sixth largest hotel in the world. Stephen A. Wynn is founder of the most-valued resort even has signed partnership with Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada and also part of Most Expensive Buildings in the World. Wynn was built with cost of US$2.70 billion, has 60000 square feet beach club, 260000 square feet meeting place and most beautiful wedding chapels. Wynn also has various most famous retailers worldwide such as Dior, Chanel, Cartier, Brioni and Alexander McQueen.
6: One World Trade Center, New York, United States (US$3.80 Billion)
The tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere and the sixth-tallest in the world was designed by David Childs and Daniel Libeskind whereas the construction of 1 WTC was began on 27th April 2006. The total cost of One World Trade Center’s construction is US$3.80 billion though the developers have used concrete-core shear, strongest-plentiful steel frame which can surely give guarantee of safety and sustainability. It also has same name North Tower of the original World Trade Center that was badly hit by a plane by terrorist on 11 September, 2001. The 1,728 ft (527 m) tall skyscraper includes 190000 sq ft of space for magazine publisher Conde Nast, 270000 sq ft space for U.S General Service Administration, 71 floors of office space, and 55000 sq ft of retail space, an observation desk and a public lobby. The 9/11 museum also reminds dark part of the building, showing off artifacts, videos and stories.
5: Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, United States (US$3.90 Billion)
The Blackstone Group is owner of this one of the luxurious buildings Cosmopolitan which was designed by Friedmutter Group and developed with US$3.90 billion. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has a 110000 sq ft mega casino, 150000 sq ft of convention center, 3000 rooms, 222934 sq ft of public area, fitness area, 641850 sq ft back-of-house area, 300000 sq ft of retail space, a theater with capacity of 1800 seats and 40000 sq ft of spa. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is also among Top 10 Most Expensive Buildings in the World 2016. The 52-story magnificence resort casino is located in Las Vegas Strip of Nevada, while developed by Germany based Duetsche bank. One of the finest resorts worldwide was sold by Duetsche bank in 2014 at US$1.73 billion.
4: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE (US$3.90 Billion)
Emirate Palace thought to be one of the best places to spend leisure time, contains luxury spa, cricket courts, tennis courts and swimming pools as well private beach that spans across 1.3 kilometers. Emirate Palace stretches at a total floor area of 850000 square meters, also features 85 hectares of spectacular gardens and lawns. Most beautiful Palace was officially launched in March 2005 but certain restaurants as well facilities were opened in 2006 because of some planned strategies. Its designed was painted by British architect John Elliott, comprises 302 rooms, 92 suits, a marina, parking area for 2500 vehicles, perfect helipad, and 16 Place suits.
3: Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore (US$4.93 Billion)
The Resorts World Sentosa is one of the eye-catching constructing all over the world, is spanning in an area of 49 hectares. Singapore based most appealing resort contains casino, several attractions, hotels and resorts. World Sentosa has eminent recognition among the most expensive buildings in the World, while includes the Universal Studios theme park which has a number of attractions such as The lost world, Ancient Egypt, Madagascar theme park ride and Transformer ride. It emerges third most luxurious casino ever formed globally. World Sentosa was built with total amount of US$4.93 billion by the Malaysian conglomerate Genting Group.
2: Marina Bay Sands, Marina Bay, Singapore (US$5.5 Billion)
One of the most eye-catching buildings all over the world Marina Bay Sands has three 55-stories, 150 meters swimming pool which believes to be one of the longest swimming pools globally, a restaurant and a night club. Marina Bay Sands has height of 200 meters above ground level that demonstrates a panoramic view of the Singapore skyline. Marina Bay is the most expensive has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore, is located in an area of 15.5 hectares. It also has exhibition centers, a hotel, entertainment venues, retailers, restaurants, and theaters. Nevada based Las Vegas Sands Corporation accepted the challenge of its toughest construction which was completed with cost of US$5.5 billion and ended in start of 2010 but Marina Bay Sands was opened publicly on 23rd June 2010.
1: Abraj Al Bait, Mecca, Saudi Arabia (US$15 Billion)
Abraj Al Bait is project of the Saudi Arabian government that tempts pilgrims that visit Mecca to conduct Hajj because it gives complete view into the courtyard of Masjid al-Haram mosque. One of the luxury hotels in Saudi Arabia was designed by the Lebanon based Dar Al-Handasah architectural group but opened publicly in 2012. Abraj Al Bait spans a floor area of 1500000 square meters and can accommodate 100000 people, six residential towers, a convention center and a convention center. It also rule top rank in most expensive buildings in the World, also has a capacity of 3800 persons, a five story shopping mall and a prayer hall that has a capacity of 3800 persons. It remains top attraction for the visitors who come to spend leisure time in Mecca.