Construction firms from China and Morocco will build Africa’s tallest high-rise tower in Morocco’s capital Rabat, reported Global Construction Reviews.
The 250 meter-tall skyscraper will cost USD 375 million.
The joint venture will be set up by China Railway Construction Corp and Morocco’s leading construction company Travaux Generaux de Construction de Casablanca.
The 45-storey building will include offices, hotels and luxury apartments. It will be the focal point of a large-scale development in Rabat’s Bouregreg valley, part of the 2014-2018 Integrated Development Program ‘Rabat, City of Light, Moroccan Cultural Capital’.
The overall development involves building the Grand Theatre of Rabat, the Arts and Culture House, the National Archives of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Archaeological Museum, a multiplex cinema, a sculpture gallery, a marina, an art hotel, a marina hotel, a mall and a business center.