Top 5 Most Expensive Buildings In Africa
Portside Tower, Cape Town (~$138 million)
A 139 m skyscraper, located in Cape Town, South Africa. It is the city’s tallest building, and it’s owned by FirstRand Bank and Old Mutual.
The Pearls Of Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa (~$138 million)
One of the most luxurious and valuable residential resorts, built right on the coastline of KwaZulu Natal, for guests who enjoy the most opulent of lifestyles.
Corinthia Hotel Tripoli, Libya (~$152 million)
A five star skyscraper hotel in Tripoli, Libya, located near the city center. It is run by Corinthia Hotels International.
AU Conference Center And Office Complex, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (~$200 million)
The headquarters of the African Union, the 99.9 m tall building is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The construction costs were funded by the Chinese government.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina (~$220 million)
The new Library of Alexandria also functions as a cultural center. It is located in Alexandria, Egypt, on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It is seen as a tribute to the original Library of Alexandria, which was lost in antiquity.