Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

The Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre (also known as the Guangzhou East Tower) is a mixed-use skyscraper at 1,739 feet (530 meters) in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province. It is the tallest building in Guangzhou.

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre has 111 floors above ground and 5 floors underground, as well as shopping centers, offices, apartments and hotels. The total construction area of the skyscraper is 5,464,633 square feet (507,681.0 m 2).

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is located in Zhujiang New Town, Guangzhou’s Central Business District, along Zhujiang East Road, covering an area of 290,000 square feet (27,000 m 2).

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

In this community, the skyscraper is located to the east of the central axis, with an underground shopping mall, and is connected to public transportation below it. Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Center is part of the Guangzhou Twin Towers.

The other 1,439-foot (439 m) tall Guangzhou International Finance Center is located on the other side of the axis and is also known as the “West Tower“. Therefore, Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is also called “East Tower“. The two towers have similar heights, sizes and functions, and are located near the 1,982 feet (604 m) high Canton Tower.

Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Financial Center is owned by Chow Tai Fook Enterprise and has the fastest elevator in the world, with a maximum speed of 21 m/s (47 mph).

Guangzhou East Tower and West Tower
Guangzhou East Tower and West Tower


  • On September 12, 2008, Chow Tai Fook Group became the only placard holder in the East Tower bidding field and included the East Tower project at a reserve price of 2860 yuan/square meter.
  • In addition to the land price of 1.05 billion yuan, the bidder also has to pay another 500 million yuan for the development and construction of the underground space of Zhujiang New City. In fact, the total transaction price of the East Tower project has reached 1.55 billion yuan, and the floor land cost has reached 4239 yuan/square meter. Meter.
  • On September 28, 2009, Guangzhou East Tower officially started.
  • On October 28, 2014, Guangzhou East Tower held a topping ceremony, and the record for the tallest building in Guangzhou was officially set to 530 meters. Marks the completion of construction.
  • Guangzhou East Tower was delivered to tenants in mid-July 2016.
Guangzhou CTF-Finance Centre
Guangzhou CTF-Finance Centre

Technical characteristics


Guangzhou East Tower is equipped with two highest-speed elevators in the world, with speeds up to 20 meters per second. It only takes 43 seconds for the elevator to go from the 1st floor to the 95th floor.


The night view of the East Tower uses low-energy LED lamps, and the main tower uses bright, three-dimensional and transparent white lights, creating a dynamic effect of stars twinkling in the night sky.

The lighting of the podium matches the appearance of the building and the characteristics of the landscape garden, and white light is also used as the main lighting.

Guangzhou East Tower
Guangzhou East Tower

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre Data

East Asia
In use
Official name
Other name(s)
Guangzhou East Tower
6 Zhujiang Dong Road, Tianhe District, Guangdong, China
Chow Tai Fook Enterprises
Guangzhou Xinyu Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
more than 10 billion yuan (about US$1.5 billion)
Sep-28, 2009
Construction end
Oct-28, 2014
Jul, 2016
1739 ft / 530 m
111 (+5 below ground)
hotel / residential / office / retail
Floor area
5,464,633 sq ft (507,681.0 m2)

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