Jeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa

Jeddah Tower Vs Burj Khalifa


In this article, we will discuss Jeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa. Both skyscrapers are wonderful structures that have been ever built.


  1. Introduction  

In this technology era, there is tough competition between different countries in the field of construction such as towers, bridges, buildings, statues, etc whose result is that different countries are constructing mind-blowing structures.

Burj Khalifa and Jeddah Tower are one of such mind-blowing structures.


a. Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure ever built whose height is 2716.54 feet and is located in Dubai (UAE). It consists of 163 stories.

The total construction cost of Burj Khalifa was $1.5 billion.

After the completion of the construction of Jeddah Tower, many records of Burj Khalifa will be broken.


b. Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower will be the first-ever man-made structure whose height will be 3,280 feet after completion.

It will consist of168 floors (2 basements).

Its preliminary construction cost is SR 4.45 billion (US$1.23 billion).

It is under construction recently and the construction was started on 1 April 2013.

The time for complete construction was estimated to be 63 months ( 5 years & 3 months). But due to labor-related issues and Coivd-pandemic, its construction is delayed.


  2. Jeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa  

Here is our comparison between Jeddah tower and Burj Khalifa.

Jeddah tower Burj Khalifa
Jeddah tower Vs Burj KhalifaJeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa
The height of the Jeddah Tower will be 3,280 feet.The height of Burj Khalifa is 2716.54 feet
It will consist of 168 floors (2 basements).It consists of 163 stories.
Jeddah tower has 270 piles.Burj Khalifa has 192 piles.
The total cost of construction will be US$1.23 billion (preliminary).The total cost of construction is $1.5 billion.
The owner of Jeddah Tower is Jeddah Economic Company; Kingdom Real Estate Development.The owner of Burj Khalifa is Emaar Properties Real Estate Development Company.
Jeddah tower is 563.46 feet taller than Burj Khalifa.Burj Khalifa is 563.46 feet smaller than the Jeddah tower.
Jeddah Tower is located in Saudi Arabia.Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai (UAE).
The Floor area of the tower is 243,866 m2 (2,624,950 sq ft)The Floor area of the tower is 309,473 m².
There will be 59 (55 single decks and 4 double-deck) lifts/elevators, made by Kone.There are 57 elevators and eight escalators in Burj Khalifa.


  3. Conclusion  

Jeddah tower has not been completed yet. It is hoped to be completed on last of this year or beginning of next year.

After completion of Jeddah tower, it will break the record hold by Burj Khalifa. It will be the first man-made tallest tower in the world.


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