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Old November 28th, 2017, 05:25 PM   #1
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How much would it cost to build Jeddah Tower in North America?

While I know the building costs ~$2 Billion I wanted to know more about how those costs would translate? Say if I were to build the building in either Manhattan or Toronto

The biggest difference I can think of is labor costs considering Saudi Arabia just hires cheap manual labor, as opposed to NA where construction contractors make quite a bit of money; what would the breakdown be of materials, transportation, labor, logistics, government/legislative costs, etc?
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Old December 25th, 2017, 07:38 PM   #2
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I would guess somewhere in the neighborhood of 6-8 billion dollars. Easily that if it's in NYC or San Francisco.

To compare, 1 World Trade Center cost 3.8 billion. 1 Vanderbilt is estimated at 3.1 billion. Central Park Tower, which is a skinny tower above a department store, is said to be a whopping 4 billion dollars. Salesforce Tower was 1.1 billion.

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Old December 25th, 2017, 08:03 PM   #3
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Aside from labour costs, a building of that standing would definitely be made as terror-proof as possible, able to withstand everything short of a thermonuclear explosion (or even that), and engineering costs would skyrocket accordingly.
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Old January 5th, 2018, 06:19 AM   #4
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10-15 $billion...
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Old January 17th, 2018, 12:40 AM   #5
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10-15 $billion...
lol we can said at unlimited budget
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Probably at least US$5 billion.
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