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Tallest Lujiazui tower reaches 425m, still growing

SHANGHAI Tower, poised to become China's tallest skyscraper, reached the level of 425 meters today with the completion of its 90th floor, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Its construction is proceeding smoothly with each story built every seven days, the project contractor said. The whole building is expected for inauguration by 2014.

Shanghai Tower in the heart of the Lujiazui financial district has a designed height of 632 meters, total office space of 210,000 square meters, retail and service space of 50,000 square meters.

The building stands on a solid foundation build in an underground pit of 22,000 square meters, equivalent to 3.2 standard soccer fields. It is the biggest underground pit ever constructed in Shanghai, the report said.

Unlike other office towers in Lujiazui, Shanghai Tower will not sell a single unit to buyers but will its office and retail space to companies, Xinhua reported.


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