432 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY, HEIGHT: 1,396 feet, 96 stories
COMPLETION: 2015 PENTHOUSE PRICE: $95 mln
Around the globe, developers are taking luxury living to a new level, erecting superstructures that command dizzying prices per square foot from plutocrats in search of killer views. In Manhattan, 432 Park Avenue (under construction) is on track to set the record for the tallest all-residential structure in the world, although planned projects in China and India are competing to be top dog. The current record holder? Dubai’s 1,358-foot-tall Princess Tower.
1,358 feet, 107 storiesCOMPLETED:
$28.5 mlnTHE SHARD
1,016 feet, 95 storiesCOMPLETED:
$78 mlnECHO BRICKELL
750 feet, 60 storiesCOMPLETION:
NEW YORK CITYHEIGHT:
1,004 feet, 75 storiesCOMPLETION:
$90 mlnTOUR ODEON MONACO
558 feet, 49 storiesCOMPLETION:
$250 mlnCtbuh; Extell Development; Dbox for Cim Group & Macklowe Properties; Berggruen Residential; Property Markets Group; Knight Frank
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(This story appears in the 31 May, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)