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The CTBUH Global News Archive is the primary place to get all the latest news on tall buildings, urban development and sustainable construction from around the world. The CTBUH also disseminates this information via our Monthly e-Newsletter, CTBUH Journal, and through books and reports. To view news for a certain category or time period, please use the links on the left side menu.

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Billionaire Buys $550 Million Madrid Skyscraper


03 Oct 2016, Madrid, Spain

Amancio Ortega, thought to be Europe’s richest man, has bought one of Madrid’s most famous skyscrapers, the Torre Cepsa, for USD$550 million through his property investment arm, according to sources. Read more.

Plans Submitted for 46-Story Tower in New York City


03 Oct 2016, New York City, United States

Following the filing of plans for a massive office tower, dubbed The Spiral, a separate developer was encouraged to submit plans for its own project at 545 West 37th Street. The proposed tower will comprise a mix of hotel and residential uses. Read more.

Multi-Tower Condominium Project Coming to Mississauga


03 Oct 2016, Mississauga, Canada

A site at the western edge of what is now downtown Mississauga is to be transformed into a 10-tower condominium development. The USD$1.1 billion, six-hectare project promises more than 0.8 hectares of public parkland downtown. Read more.

Project Team Assembles for One Crown Place Project in London


03 Oct 2016, London, United Kingdom

A project team is being assembled for a high-rise scheme to be located in the Shoreditch area of east London. The One Crown Place project, which won planning permission in 2015, comprises two towers of 29 and 33 stories. Read more.