Peru’s booming economy has given rise to a crop of high-rise office buildings that dot the country’s skyline. These structures not only offer breathtaking views but also serve as symbols of the nation’s progress towards modernity and sustainability. Among the tallest office buildings in Peru are the Torre Parque Mariscal Castilla and Centro Empresarial Real, both located in Lima. With their state-of-the-art facilities and eco-friendly architecture, they represent Peru’s commitment to creating world-class infrastructure that is both practical and environmentally responsible. Let’s take a closer look at these two impressive structures and some of the other tall office towers that make up Peru’s dynamic landscape. In this article, we will be discussing the 7 tallest office buildings in Peru.
1. Real Plaza Centro Cívico – 658 feet (200m)
Real Plaza Centro Cívico is located in Lima, Peru’s capital city. It stands at an impressive height of 658 feet (200m) tall and has 54 storeys above ground level. This building consists mainly of offices and departmental stores.
Fun Fact: It was completed in December 2013 by GTC Peru SAC.
2. Torre de la Tecnología – 551 feet (168m)
Torre de la Tecnología or Tower of Technology, formerly known as Antel Tower, is located in San Isidro district near Lima’s historic downtown area. Completed on May, 18th 2015 by Cosapi S.A., this building features offices for rent primarily to technology companies.
Fun Fact: Its design aims for ecological balance through energy efficiency and lighting comfort
3. Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center – 554 feet (168m)
The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center ranks as one of the tallest structures in Lima on Avenida Javier Prado Este-San Isidro. Due to popular demand after its opening date (May-31st-2011), it also features Grade-A office spaces available for rent via Llorente & Cuenca office services..
Fun fact: The building provides panoramic views over Lima while standing out for its glass dome within which local artists perform frequently.
4. Edificio Costanera – 540 Feet (164 Meters)
Located also along Avenida Costanera del Sur, a main highway connecting several districts seen as important due to companies headquarters’s locations Lima district. Finished in 2015 by its main contractor Obrainsa in the windows. It’s the blue gradient color scheme changing in intensity as it nears the top.
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Fun Fact: It is identified for being completely covered with low energy glass that absorbs solar heat but through a selective process allowing visible light to pass through.
5. Elcano Building -535 Feet(163 Meters)
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With 43 storeys and standing at 535 feet (163m), Elcano Building sits amidst key frontline financial firms located close by Lima’s downtown financial district district of San Isidro. The building was opened on November-23rd-2018 by the construction company JJC Contratistas Generales S.A.
Fun fact: Its lobby houses impressive artworks from prestigious Peruvian artists.
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6. Real 2 – 505 feet (154m)
Real Dos or Real Two, a sister property to our first entry on this list, Real Plaza Centro Cívico. Located in Lima´s residential area, San Borja, and constructed in March from GTC Peru SAC. The high-rise consists of office spaces with parking available underground.
Fun Fact: The building has been designed to be earthquake proof.
7. Scotia Plaza – 492 feet (150m)
Scotia Plaza was built by Inmobiliaria Construcciones y Urbanizaciones S.A.C and erected along Jose Pardo Avenue in central Miraflores. It has space rented mainly by Scotiabank Perú companies founded there. Notably identifying traits include alternating greens stretched horizontally packed with floor to ceiling windows anb future mixed commercial properties signing up as tenants are awaited.
Fun Fact: The mall inside Scotia plaza only opens during weekends and holidays
In conclusion, these buildings are prominent landmarks within Peru’s communities. Taking into consideration the growing economy, the consistent rise of real estate investments locally alongside current employment prospects. It is highly probable that we will keep seeing cities develop vertically.