Due to the economic growth of Bangladesh and the increase in the purchasing power of its citizens, infrastructure developments from roads to bridges to skyscrapers have been the norm.
The tallest buildings in Bangladesh were made due to commercial necessities, and demand from the market, compelling companies to build the tallest structures for alluring more business and gain more profits.
This article elaborates on the tallest buildings in Bangladesh. This article accounts for buildings that have been fully completed, topped off (i.e. the building structure has been completed), or the building is in its final stage of completion.
1. City Centre Dhaka – 171 meters
Completed in 2012, City Center Dhaka is the tallest building in Bangladesh. The building is located in the center of Motijheel, Dhaka. It has 37 floors, including 10 reserved for parking. The building is primarily built for commercial use.
2. BRB Cable Tower – 153 meters
Completed in 2021, BRB Cable Towers is located in Kushtia City, Kushtia. It is considered to be the 2nd tallest building in the country, with 40 floors built within it. The building is used solely for commercial purposes.
Topped off in 2020, Hilton Dhaka is the 3rd tallest building in Bangladesh. The building belongs to the multinational Hospitality giant Hilton Hotels and Resorts. The building is located at Gulshan Avenue in Dhaka. It is a hotel building that will consist of 37 floors and 5 underground basements, upon its expected completion in 2026.
4. Bangladesh Bank Building – 137 meters
Opened since 1985, The Bangladesh Bank Building is one of the tallest buildings in Bangladesh. The building houses the headquarters of the Bangladesh Bank, and had held the record of the tallest building in Bangladesh until the construction of the City Center Dhaka in 2012.
5. Aziz Court Imperial – 128 meters
Built in 2017, Aziz Court Imperial is one of the tallest buildings in Bangladesh. The building is located in Agrabad of Chittagong. It is a commercial building with 32 floors inside it.
Constructed in 2020, Sheraton Dhaka Residences is one of the tallest buildings in Bangladesh. The building belongs to the Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary company of Marriot International. The building is located in Banani, Dhaka. It is a 28-storied building with three basements.
7. Sun Moon Star Tower – 120 meters
Constructed in 2019, the Sun Moon Star Tower is one of the tallest structures in Bangladesh. It is a 29-storied building used for commercial purposes.
8. Courtyard by Marriott Chittagong – 120 meters
Courtyard by Marriott Chittagong is one of the tallest buildings in Bangladesh. The structure is completely owned by the Hospiatality giant Marriot International. It is located in Agrabad of Chittagong, 30 floors built within it.
Completed in 2006, the Westin Dhaka is one of the tallest hotel buildings in the country. The building is owned by Unique Hotel and Resorts PLC and managed by Marriot International Inc. It is a 29-storied structure located at Gulshan Avenue in Dhaka, fully used for Hotel purposes.
10. Tower 71 – 116 meters
Constructed in 2019, Tower 71 is one of the tallest buildings in Bangladesh. It is a 29-storied commercially used building located in the busy Agrabad Commercial area of Chittagong.
The aforementioned buildings are the tallest buildings in Bangladesh used by thousands of people to their advantage. These buildings reflect the economic growth of the country, and the surge in the infrastructural demand for businesses.