The CITIC Plaza in 2017
Alternative namesSky Central Plaza
China International Trust & Investment Plaza
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location33 Zhongshan 3 Road
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Coordinates23°08′40″N 113°19′10″E / 23.14444°N 113.31944°E / 23.14444; 113.31944
Construction started1993
Architectural390.2 m (1,280 ft)
Roof321.9 m (1,056 ft)
Top floor296.9 m (974 ft)
Technical details
Floor count80
Floor area205,239 m2 (2,209,174 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect(s)Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers
DeveloperChina International Trust and Investment
Structural engineerMaunsell AECOM Group
Main contractorKumagai Gammon Joint Venture
Hong Kong Construction

China International Trust and Investment (CITIC) Plaza (simplified Chinese: 中信广场; traditional Chinese: 中信廣場; pinyin: Zhōngxìn Guǎngchǎng; Jyutping: Zung1seon3 Gwong2coeng4) is an 80-storey, 391 m (1,283 ft) office skyscraper in the Tianhe District of Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China. Its structural height includes two antenna-like spires on the top. Completed in June 1997, it was the tallest concrete building in the world until the completion of the Trump Tower Chicago,[5] and the tallest in China. Currently,[when?] it ranks as the eighteenth-tallest building in China, 24th-tallest in Asia, and 35th-tallest worldwide.

Located in the growing and expanding Tianhe District, it is part of a complex of the same name which also consists of two 38-storey residential buildings. Its proximity includes a new train station which serves the extremely busy Guangzhou-Shenzhen and Guangzhou-Hong Kong railways. A new metro station, and the Tianhe Sports Center, where the 6th National Games and parts of the 2010 Asian Games were held. It is on the same Axis as two new building developments in Guangzhou, the first being the East and West Towers in Zhujiang New City and the Pearl Observation tower. It is surrounded by other tall buildings and is a symbol of Guangzhou's growing wealth and importance.


All Nippon Airways operated its Guangzhou Office in 2605 CITIC Plaza until May 2, 2011. On May 3, 2011 and since then, it has been in Tower A of Victory Plaza.[6]


The building is accessible from Linhe West Station of Guangzhou Metro.

Floor list

CITIC Plaza elevator service floor list


See also


  1. ^ "CITIC Plaza". CTBUH Skyscraper Center.
  2. ^ "Emporis building ID 129488". Emporis. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "CITIC Plaza". SkyscraperPage.
  4. ^ CITIC Plaza at Structurae
  5. ^ Top Ten World's Tallest Concrete Buildings
  6. ^ "ANA City offices Asia". All Nippon Airways. 2013. Archived from the original on 18 November 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2013.