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Economic impacts of skyscrapers

Economic impacts of skyscrapers

The Morning Call

Today we shall be taking a 150 steps high above the earth to examine Skyscrapers or Highest buildings with focus on its economic impact.

Skyscrapers were originally created in the USA as a symbol of economic strength and increasing global business operations.

On record, the world’s ‘new’ highest building with 167 floors, Jeddah Tower, it seems, will become a reality in 2020, finally surpassing Dubai’s 828-meter skyscraper which cost 1.5 Biliion dollars.

However, in Africa, the Leonardo in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Pinnacle Towers, Nairobi, kenya are set to become Africa’s tallest building with a height of 230, and 300 meters respectively when completed later this year.

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The Morning Call is about you. We want to share your opinions on our programme. If you want to contribute to The Morning Call, here are the best ways to get in touch : For more details on how to contribute, click here.