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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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Delayed Chicago Riverline Complex to Break Ground with Building D

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03 Aug 2016, Chicago, United States

The upcoming Riverline complex is facing a temporary delay due to a hold-up in Chicago’s bond process. This process is expected to be resolved soon, but in the meantime, the city hopes to push forward construction on Building D. Read more.


London Town of Purley to Welcome First Tower

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03 Aug 2016, London, United Kingdom

Plans have been submitted for a 17-story, 114-home development – known as Mosaic Place – on a brownfield site in Purley, featuring what will be the only tower in the south London town. Read more.


Downtown Dallas’ JPMorgan Chase Tower Sold for Estimated $285 Million

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02 Aug 2016, Dallas, United States

One of downtown Dallas' biggest skyscrapers now has a new owner. The JPMorgan Chase Tower on Ross Avenue has been purchased by New York-based Fortis Property Group in what is estimated to have been a $285 million transaction. Read more.


Proposal Submitted for 25-Story, Mixed-Use Tower in Toronto

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02 Aug 2016, Toronto, Canada

A proposal has been submitted for a 25-story tower at 5415 Dundas Street West in Toronto. Part of a larger master plan, the phase one tower features 274 residential units, along with space for retail and commercial offices. Read more.


San Francisco’s Millennium Tower is Tilting and Sinking

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02 Aug 2016, San Francisco, Unites States

The tallest residential tower in San Francisco, and the city’s fourth tallest overall, has sunk 16 inches since it’s opening in 2008. Of added concern is the fact that the Millennium Tower is not settling evenly, and now has a tilt of two inches. Read more.


23-Story Tower Set for Luxembourg-Kirchberg

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01 Aug 2016, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

The Luxembourg City Council has given its approval for the construction of Bâtiment Jean Monnet 2 – a 23-story tower and seven-story building which, together, spans 111,000 square meters above ground and 78,000 square meters below. Read more.


Height Increase Approved for Sydney’s 182 George Street

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01 Aug 2016, Sydney, Australia

The City of Sydney has given a developer the go-ahead on its proposal to dramatically lift the height of a premium office tower, now 263 meters tall, in Sydney's Circular Quay at 182 George Street. Read more.


Approval Granted to 8150 Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles

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01 Aug 2016, Los Angeles, United States

A tweaked configuration for a $300 million design for 8150 Sunset Boulevard was recently approved by the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, marking a big step forward for what could be one of LA’s newest architectural icons. Read more.