List of tallest buildings in Cyprus

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Stasinou Avenue at night featuring Jean Nouvel's Tower 25.

Cyprus is going through a major construction boom phase, that first began in late 2013, when legislation was passed encouraging construction. Ever since, hundreds of new housing units and mushrooming businesses, are introduced to the Cypriot community each year.[1]

Currently, there are over 70 buildings that are proposed and/or under construction, that will stand taller than 50m upon completion, out of which the 32 are skyscrapers. Amongst the under construction projects, is the One high-rise residential building, where once completed, it will be Cyprus' tallest tower and Europe's tallest seafront residential building.[2] Under construction is also the 'City of Dreams Mediterranean' which is going to be Europe's largest casino resort.[3]

Many residents fear that Cyprus' high-rise future is going to disrupt the landscape and they are worried about the negative environmental consequences that the sprouting multi storey buildings will cause, that ultimately led to demonstrations opposing their construction.[4][5] Organisations are pointing out that the deep foundations of these high-rise structures, will interfere with the aquifer and have irreversible environmental consequences, though this was never officially proven.[6]

Tallest buildings in Cyprus

The following lists rank all skyscrapers and high-rise buildings in Cyprus, standing at least 100 metres (328 ft) and at least 50 metres (164 ft) tall, respectively.

Tallest skyscrapers

Rank Name City Height Floors Year Use Notes Image
1 360 Nicosia Nicosia 135m 443 ft 34 2020 Mixed use The tallest building in Cyprus.
2 Only Tower Limassol 102m 334 ft 24 2020 Residential The tallest building in Limassol, and the second tallest in Cyprus. It is also known as the i100 Residences.[7]

Tallest high-rise buildings

Rank Name City Height Floors Year Use Notes Image
1 Central Park Residence Nicosia 78m 256 ft 21 2018 Residential The tallest building in Cyprus from 2018 to 2020.[8]
2 Olympic Residences

Towers A & B

Limassol 76m 249 ft 20 2012 Residential The tallest buildings in Cyprus from 2012 to 2018 and the tallest buildings in Limassol from 2012 to 2020. The tallest building in Limassol from 1997 to 2012, was the low-rise 10-story Nicolaou Pentadromos Center building.[9] Limassol 01-2017 img02 Olympic Residence.jpg
3 The Oval Limassol 75m 246 ft 17 2017 Commercial The tallest commercial/office building in Cyprus.[10][11] The Oval.jpg
4 Wargaming HQ Nicosia 75m 246 ft 15 2014 Commercial Also known as President building. It is the tallest commercial/office building in Nicosia.[12] Wargaming.net Headquarters in Nicosia, Cyprus.jpg
5 White Walls Nicosia 67m 220 ft 18 2013 Residential Also known as Tower 25. Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel.[13] Nicosia 01-2017 img16 View from Shacolas Tower.jpg
6 Cyprus Trade Bank Nicosia 66m 217 ft 16 1996 Commercial The tallest building in Cyprus from 1996 to 2012.[14]
7 The Arc-Ship Limassol 62m 217 ft 17 2018 Residential [15]
8 Leventis Art Gallery Nicosia 61.4m 201 ft 15 2014 Gallery/ Residential [16] Leventis Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus-1.jpg
9 Radisson Blu Larnaca 59m 194 ft 16 2018 Hotel The tallest building in Larnaca since 2018, and the tallest hotel in Cyprus.[17]
10 Eurobank HQ Nicosia 59m 194 ft 15 2019 Commercial [18]
11 iHome Block A Limassol 56m 184 ft 11 2018 Residential [19]
12 Novel Tower Larnaca 55m 180 ft 14 2010 Mixed Use The tallest building in Larnaca from 2010 to 2018.[20]
13 Cedars Oasis Limassol 54m 177 ft 16 2019 Mixed Use [21]
14 Mediterranean Residences Limassol ≈54m ≈177 ft 14 2020 Residential A residential highrise building within Mediterranean Beach Hotel grounds.[22]
15 The Tower Limassol 53m 173 ft 14 2020 Residential A residential highrise building within St. Raphael Resort and Marina grounds.[23]
16 Irida 3 Larnaca 52m 171 ft 14 2012 Government/ Commercial [24]
17 KEMA Nicosia ≈52m ≈171 ft 12 1978 Commercial The tallest building in Cyprus from 1978 to 1996.
18 Shacolas Tower Nicosia 50m 164 ft 11 1959 Observatory/ Commercial The tallest building in Cyprus from 1959 to 1978. Nicosia Shacolas Tower.jpg

Tallest building history

Years Name City Height
2020- 360 Nicosia Nicosia 135m 443 ft
2018-2020 Central Park Residence Nicosia 78m 256 ft
2012-2018 Olympic Residences Limassol 76m 249 ft
1996-2012 Cyprus Trade Bank Nicosia 66m 217 ft
1978-1996 KEMA Nicosia ≈52m ≈171 ft
1959-1978 Shacolas Tower Nicosia 50m 164 ft

Buildings under construction

This list denotes buildings that are under construction or that have been proposed in Cyprus, and are planned to rise at least 50 metres.

Status:
Under Construction Approved Proposed
Rank Building City Height Floors Year Status Use Updates
1 Aura Limassol 178,5m 585,5 ft 43 TBA Approved Residential To be erected at a plot where a shopping mall currently stands[25]
2 One Limassol 170m 558 ft 38 2021 Under Construction Residential Upon completion 'One' will be Cyprus' first skyscraper and tallest tower as well as Europe's tallest seafront residential building. Dec 2020 - 'One' has topped out at 170m
3 Trilogy

West Tower (1/3)

Limassol 161m 528 ft 39 2022 Under Construction Residential Dec 2020 - West Tower has reached level 12[26]
4 Limassol NEO

Riva (1/4)

Limassol ≈156m ≈512 ft 39 2023 Under Construction Residential Construction of concrete foundation[27]
5 Radisson Blu Capital Nicosia 150m 492 ft 33 Proposed Hotel / Residential [28]
6 Trilogy

North Tower (2/3)

Limassol 148m 486 ft 37 TBA Under Construction/

On Hold

Residential On Hold - Piling of Trilogy's North Tower has been completed[26]
7 Trilogy

East Tower (3/3)

Limassol 148m 486 ft 36 2022 Under Construction Mixed Use Dec 2020 - East Tower has reached level 10[26]
8 Loel Highrise Project Tower A Limassol 143m 469 ft 35 TBA Approved Residential Investors from China have acquired the 'LOEL' plot, in the Karnagio area and are planning the construction of three high-rise residential towers[29]
9 Limassol Blu Marine

Poseidon (1/2)

Limassol ≈132m ≈433 ft 33 2023 Under Construction Mixed Use Groundworks stage[30]
10 Limassol NEO

Kaia (2/4)

Limassol ≈132m ≈433 ft 33 2024 Under Construction Residential Construction of concrete foundation[27]
11 Loel Highrise Project Towers B&C Limassol 128m 420 ft 31 TBA Approved Residential Investors from China have acquired the 'LOEL' plot, in the Karnagio area and are planning the construction of three high-rise residential towers[29]
12 The Icon Limassol 125m 410 ft 21 2021 Under Construction Residential Dec 2020 - The Icon has reached the final 21st floor[31]
13 Areti Limassol 125m 410 ft 34 Proposed Residential Considered to be a stale proposal[32]
14 Neocleous Tower Limassol 120m 394 ft 25 TBA Approved Mixed Use No works have begun as of yet[33]
15 Nicosia One Nicosia ≈120m ≈394 ft 30 Proposed Mixed Use Considered to be a stale proposal[32]
16 Limassol Blu Marine

Zeus (2/2)

Limassol ≈116m ≈380,5 ft 29 2024 Under Construction Mixed Use Groundworks stage[30]
17 Santa Roza Nicosia ≈116m ≈380,5 ft 29 Proposed Mixed Use Considered to be a stale proposal[32]
18 Ayia Napa Marina

East Tower (1/2)

Ayia Napa 115m 377 ft 27 2022 Under Construction Residential July 2020 - Concrete core rises above ground level[34]
19 Ayia Napa Marina

West Tower (2/2)

Ayia Napa 115m 377 ft 27 2023 Under Construction Residential July 2020 - Concrete foundations poured.[34]
20 Limassol NEO

Amia (3/4)

Limassol ≈112m ≈367,5 ft 28 TBA Under Construction Residential On hold: No works have begun as of yet[27]
21 Olympic Resort Limassol 110m 361 ft 29 2022 Under Construction Residential Dec 2020: The Olympic Resort has reached the 13th floor [35]
22 Marr Tower Limassol 110m 361 ft 25 TBA Under Construction/

On Hold

Residential Jan 2020: The concrete core is completed up to the 17th floor and the metal structure up to the 5th floor[36] **Mar 2020: Construction works have been halted[37]
23 Larnaca Tower Larnaca 107,6m 361 ft 30 Proposed Hotel Considered to be a stale proposal
24 Limassol Del Mar (1/2) Limassol 107m 351 ft 27 2021 Under Construction Residential Dec 2020 - LDM's east block has topped out.[38]
25 Sofitel Residences (1/2) Limassol 105m 344 ft 22 TBA Approved Residential Two residential towers to be erected along with a Sofitel resort[39]
26 Dream Tower Limassol ≈105m ≈344 ft 27 2022 Under Construction Residential Concrete foundations poured. Now climbing above ground level[40]
27 Staston Project

Tower A

Larnaca 103,6m 340 ft 27 Proposed Mixed Use Located in close proximity to the port of Larnaca and the marina
28 Total Tower Limassol 103m 338 ft 18 TBA Approved Mixed Use No works have begun as of yet[41]
29 Staston Project

Tower B

Larnaca 100,7m 330,5 ft 25 Proposed Hotel Located in close proximity to the port of Larnaca and the marina
30 Limassol NEO

Una (4/4)

Limassol ≈100m ≈328 ft 25 TBA Under Construction Residential On hold: No works have begun as of yet[27]
31 Infinity

Towers A&B

Limassol 100m 328 ft 25 TBA Under Construction Residential Groundworks stage. **Sep 2020: Groundworks have been halted[42]
32 Lord Byron Nicosia 100m 328 ft 17 Proposed Commercial Considered to be a stale proposal[32]
33 Sky Tower Limassol 98m 321,5 ft 23 2021 Under Construction Residential June 2020 - The 'Sky Tower' has topped out[43]
34 Sofitel Residences (2/2) Limassol 97m 318 ft 20 TBA Approved Residential Two residential towers to be erected along with a Sofitel resort[39]
35 Labs Tower Nicosia 95m 312 ft 22 2021 Under Construction Commercial Jan 2021 - 'Labs Tower' has reached the 22th floor and has been topped up. Upon completion it will be Nicosia's 2nd highest building[44]
36 QN Kition Larnaca 92m 302 ft 22 2022 Under Construction Residential Located in close proximity to Larnaca marina[33]
37 Ararat Grand Residences Limassol ≈90m ≈295 ft 23 2022 Under Construction Residential Dec 2020 - 'Ararat' has reached the 5th floor and climbing[45]
38 Δ Tower Nicosia ≈85m ≈279 ft 22 Proposed Residential [46]
39 Sky Gardens (1/2) Limassol ≈82m ≈269 ft 21 Proposed Residential 'Sky Gardens' to be erected in close proximity to Limassol's new casino resort[47]
40 Sixty6 Tower Limassol 81m 266 ft 17 TBA Approved Residential No works have begun as of yet[33]
41 The Highgate Limassol 78m 256 ft 15 TBA Approved Commercial No works have begun as of yet[33]
42 Cyprus Tower Nicosia ≈78m ≈256 ft 20 Proposed Mixed Use Considered to be a stale proposal[32]
43 Zaria Residences Sunset (1/2) Limassol 76m 249 ft 18 TBA Approved Residential No works have begun as of yet[33]
44 Staston Project

Tower C

Larnaca 75,5m 248 ft 19 Proposed Mixed Use Located in close proximity to the port of Larnaca and the marina
45 Lakemia Tower Limassol 75,5m 248 ft 15 Proposed Commercial
46 City of Dreams Mediterranean Limassol 75m 246 ft 16 2022 Under Construction Casino / Hotel Cyprus' first integrated casino resort, the only one of its kind in Europe. Oct 2020: CDM has reached level 7[48]
47 Avolo

Towers A&B

Larnaca 75m 246 ft 18 Proposed Mixed Use [49]
48 C High-rise Limassol ≈75m ≈246 ft 19 Proposed Residential [50]
49 Metropolitan Nicosia ≈75m ≈246 ft 19 2022 Under Construction Commercial First floors built and core rising above 60m.[51]
50 Mandarin Park Limassol 71,7m 235 ft 16 Proposed Residential A residential tower to be erected at Limassol's tourist area after the demolishion of an older building[52]
51 Soho Resort (1/2) Paphos 71m 233 ft 16 TBA Approved Residential No works have begun as of yet[33]
52 Radisson Residences Larnaca 69m 226 ft 19 Proposed Mixed Use [53]
53 Limassol Del Mar (2/2) Limassol 68m 223 ft 18 2021 Under Construction Residential Mar 2020 - LDM's west block has topped out[38]
54 Zaria Residences Sunrise (2/2) Limassol 68m ≈223 ft 16 TBA Approved Residential No works have begun as of yet[33]
55 Sky Gardens (2/2) Limassol ≈67m ≈220 ft 17 Proposed Residential 'Sky Gardens' to be erected in close proximity to Limassol's new casino resort[47]
56 Clelia Tower Limassol ≈67m ≈220 ft 17 Proposed Residential [54][55]
57 Soho Resort (2/2) Paphos ≈66.5m ≈218 ft 15 TBA Approved Residential No works have begun as of yet[33]
58 Orion

Towers A&B

Nicosia 64m 210 ft 17 Proposed Residential
59 The Asteroid Nicosia ≈64m ≈210 ft 16 2021 Under Construction Commercial Jan 2021 - 'The Asteroid' has reached the 12th floor[56]
60 Ion Tower (QII) Larnaca 63.6m 208.6 ft 17 TBA Approved Commercial No works have begun as of yet[57]
61 Platinum Plaza Limassol 60m 197 ft 13 TBA Approved Commercial [58]
62 NYX Hotel Nicosia ≈60m ≈197 ft 15 TBA Approved Hotel [59]
63 Fairways Centre Point Limassol ≈60m ≈197 ft 15 Proposed Commercial Considered to be a stale proposal[60]
64 Marigate Larnaca ≈60m ≈197 ft 15 Proposed Residential Located in close proximity to the port of Larnaca
65 Portgate Tower Limassol ≈60m ≈197 ft 15 2022 Under Construction Commercial 'Portgate Tower' to be erected in close proximity to the Port of Limassol / Sep 2020 - Construction of concrete foundation
66 Tropaion Larnaca ≈60m ≈197 ft 12 Proposed Commercial
67 Nice Dream Nicosia ≈60m ≈197 ft 15 2022 Under Construction Mixed Use Construction of concrete foundation[61]
68 A-Tower Limassol ≈56m ≈184 ft 14 2021 Under Construction Residential Oct 2020: Final stages[62]
69 180° Limassol Limassol ≈56m ≈184 ft 14 2021 Under Construction Residential Concrete foundations poured. Now climbing above ground level[63]
70 Central Block A Nicosia 55,3m 181,5 ft 15 Proposed Commercial [64]
71 The Gallery Limassol 54,2m 177,8 ft 14 Proposed Mixed Use [65]
72 QN Tower (QIII) Larnaca 53,2m 175 ft 13 TBA Approved Commercial [66]
73 Amathus Residences Limassol ≈53m ≈174 ft 13 Under Construction Residential A residential highrise building to be erected within Amathus Beach Hotel grounds
74 Habitat Block B Larnaca 52m 170,6 ft 13 2022 Under Construction Residential Construction of concrete foundation (Block A)[67]

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