International Finance Centre

International Finance Centre (IFC) is an integrated commercial development in the waterfront of Hong Kong’s Central District. It consists of three skyscrapers and the IFC Mall and Airport Express station, owned by the MTR Corporation.

One International Finance Centre was completed in 1999. It is 210 m tall and has 38 stories.

Two International Finance Centre was completed in 2003. It is 412.12 m tall with 90 floors. It is the second tallest building in China and the 6th tallest office building in the world after Taipei 101 in Taiwan, the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Sears Tower in Chicago, USA, and the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai, China. These ranks are based on structural heights; by roof height only Taipei 101 and Sears Tower exceed it.

Tenants of the building include:

Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Nomura Group
The Four Seasons Hotel and Suites will complete the third phase of the development and is expected to open in 2004. It will be the first Four Seasons in Hong Kong. It has approximately 40 storeys.

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