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Saigon Trade Center

Saigon Trade Center
Record height
Preceded by Saigon Centre
Surpassed by Bitexco Financial Tower
General information
Status Complete
Type Office, retail, restaurant
Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Construction started April 1994
Completed 1997
Opening July 1997
Antenna spire 160 m (520 ft)
Roof 145 m (476 ft)
Top floor 137 m (449 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 34 (and 2 underground)
Floor area 55,792 m2 (600,540 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 12
Design and construction
Architect WMKY Architects Engineer Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Developer LUKS Industrial Ltd. (Hong Kong)

The Saigon Trade Center is a high-rise building in Saigon, Vietnam. It was constructed from April 1994 and completed in July 1997 and with a height of 145 metres (476 ft), it was the tallest building in Vietnam from 1997 until 2010, when it was surpassed by the Bitexco Financial Tower.

The building has 33 floors with a total floor area of over 54,000 square meters. There are 10 elevators used for customers, 2 elevators used for service purpose only. The building has three antennas, which make the total height of the building increase to 160 meters. On the roof of the building, there is a coffee shop called "Panorama", visitors can see the city view and skyline from their seat.

Saigon Trade Center is built by reinforced concrete and glass cladding for exterior.

Floor plan[2]

Floors Purpose
Basement 1-2 Parking
Floor 1 Office
Floor 2-5 Retail
Floor 6-30 Office
Floor 30-33 Bar, restaurant


Preceded by
Saigon Centre
Tallest Building in Vietnam
145 m
Succeeded by
Bitexco Financial Tower
Preceded by
Saigon Centre
Tallest Building in Ho Chi Minh City
145 m
Succeeded by
Bitexco Financial Tower

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