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10 Interesting Facts About Bitexco Financial Tower

Facts About Bitexco Financial Tower

  • The tower was designed by Carlos Zapata, Design Principal and Founder of Carlos Zapata Studio, with French company AREP as the architect of record.
  • The tower was officially inaugurated on 31 October 2010.
  • The building has a height of 262.5 metres / 861 ft.
  • Vietnam’s first non-rooftop helipad is on the 52nd floor of the Bitexco Financial Tower.
  • Bitexco Financial Tower is a skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • The groundbreaking ceremony was held in September 2005. Two years later, in June 2007, construction of the tower started. The tower topped out in mid-2010 and had its inauguration ceremony on 31 October 2010.
  • Bitexco Financial Tower is the second tallest building in the city, fifth tallest in Vietnam, and the 263rd tallest in the world, as of the beginning of 2018.
  • Since 2011, Bitexco Financial Tower has hosted the annual HCMC Skyrun, Vietnam’s longest running stair climbing race.
  • The tower is owned by Bitexco Group, a Vietnamese multi-industry corporation, with a focus on real estate development.
  • Bitexco Financial Tower is a mixed use project which includes office, retail, F&B and entertainment space.
Facts About Bitexco Financial Tower
Facts About Bitexco Financial Tower

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