Top 10 List Of Most Expensive Buildings in the World
There are numerous buildings that have highly ornamental and luxurious exteriors and interiors across the world. These buildings contain luxury hotels, exclusive residential apartments, well decorated commercial offices and magnificent environment following its modern and pioneering structure.
No doubt, the most innovative, attractive and luxurious landmarks have billions of construction cost on them to make them more elegant, graceful and lavish ever, considered as most expensive creations in the world. Let you know which top classy and costly buildings are existing in the world, here top ten most expensive buildings in the world given below:
10: Princess Tower ($2.17 Billion)
World’s tallest residential only building Princess Tower is a 101 story skyscraper situated in Marina, Dubai. Construction of the building started 2006 and opened for residents in month of September of 2012 under supervision of Chief Structural Engineer Syed Majid Hashmi. Princess Tower comprised of 763 units including 957 underground parking bays and eight retail outlets. Developed by Tameer Holding Investment LLC the estimated cost of building is nearly $2.17 Billion for which it is added in the list of top expensive buildings in the world.
9: City Of Dreams ($2.40 Billion)
Owned by Melco Crown Entertainment City of Dreams second mega-sized possession placed opposite The Venetian Macao in Macau. The podium style building is consist of four towers Crown Towers Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and two Grand Hyatt Macau in which a mega-casinoover 200 shopping facilities has been built. The world’s one of most expensive building with approximate total cost of $2.40 Billion is opened for public on 1 June 2009. The building offers mega casino having 450 gaming tables and 1,514 gaming machines, a hotel with 1,400 guest rooms and suites and shopping malls.
8: Venetian Macau ($2.40 Billion)
The Venetian Macao is another luxury hotel and casino in Macau owned by Las Vegas Sands, has 39 stories having seven hotels on the Cotai Strip. World’s largest casino has three thousands suites 3400 slot machines and eight hundred gambling tables officially opened in August 2007. The CotaiArena is an additional entertainment place having capacity of 15,000 seats, formally used for sports like basketball, tennis, boxing and concerts too. Aedas and HKS, Inc. joint venture architected building stands among the top expensive building in the world for its construction cost which is about $2.40 Billion.
7: Wynn Resort ($2.70 Billion)
Located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise Wynn Resort is the sixth largest hotel in World with total 4,750 rooms and complex casino in it. The property of Wynn Resorts Limited is considered as one of finest hotels in the world holds various titles like Zagat Survey Top U.S. Hotel ratings, Mobil five-star, Forbes five-star, AAA five diamond, and Michelin five star. The building is home to numerous nightclubs, restaurants, shops, boutiques and Wynn Golf and Country Club, enlisted in top most expensive buildings in the world costing a massive sum of $2.70 Billion.
6: One World Trade Center ($3.80 Billion)
The tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere One World Trade Center is 104-story which has been placed in New York, United States. For a height of 1,792 ft world’s fourth tallest building was publically opened on November 3, after eight years of multifaceted construction while enrolled in the list of top most expensive building in the world costing$3.80 Billion. One World Trade Center has been developed by collaboration of Tishman Construction and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under supervision of WSP Cantor Seinuk as structural engineer.
5: Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas ($3.90 Billion)
One of top hotels in the world Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is home to luxury casino and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip consists of two high-rise towers. Some of popular restaurants of Cosmopolitan include Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, Costas Spiliadis’ Estiatorio Milos, China Poblano, The Henry and Jaleo. The Blackstone Group owned Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas construction has faced several financial problems since its completion while the mega project of $3.90 Billion is added in the list of top most expensive buildings in the world.
4: Emirates Palace ($3.90 Billion)
The seven star luxury hotel Emirates Palace is situated in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, owned by the Abu Dhabi government. Designed by British architect John Elliott Emirates Palace contains 394 suites and rooms specially furnished to offer guests greater soothe and opulence, opened officially in month of March in 2005. Emirates Palace has been considered as most luxurious hotel in United Arab Emirates it is also one of top expensive building in the world with approximate budget of $3.90 Billion.
3: Resorts World Sentosa ($4.93 Billion)
The integrated resort on the island of Sentosa Resorts World Sentosa contains lot of appeal for its Universal Studios park, a Marine Life Park, Adventure Cove Water Park and Singapore’s two most luxury casinos while world’s largest oceanarium also a cause of attraction. The big budget project has developed by Genting Singapore whereas opened on 20 January 2010; however, some of parts have been opened later like The Maritime Experiential Museum and The Marine Life Park. Resorts World Sentosa has constructed for total cost of $4.93 Billion for which the building is included in the list of top most expensive buildings in the world.
2: Marina Bay Sands ($5.5 Billion)
For cost of $5.5 Billion Marina Bay Sands is another one of most expensive building in the world fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Marina Bay Sands contains a 2,561-room hotel, 2 large theatres, 7 celebrity restaurants, a museum, an ice skating rink and the world’s largest atrium casino having five hundreds tables and 1,600 slot machines. Las Vegas Sands Corp property Marina Bay Sands has fully opened in February 2011 six month later from its official opening. The panoramic view of the Singapore skyline at a height of 200 meters and entertainment venues offer more than extra making it most magnificent and splendid.
1: Abraj Al Bait ($15 Billion)
Government-owned mega-tall building Abraj Al Bait is developed by Kingdom’s largest construction company Saudi Binladin Group. The building has several titles including the world’s largest clock face, third tallest building, and fourth tallest freestanding structure in the world, second largest mosque and top most expensive buildings in the world for massive budget of $15 Billion. Abraj Al Bait is house to 5-story shopping mall, parking garage, two heliports, Islamic Museum and a Lunar Observation Center.