ACC (Arabian Construction Company) Ranks 2nd in the World’s Top Contractors for the Tallest Buildings


ACC built 6 out of the top 100 tallest buildings in the world

towersThe Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat have ranked the leading Middle East construction firm ACC in the Top Contractors’ category in its book ‘100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings’, which represents a snapshot of the tallest buildings complete or under construction at the time of publication.

ACC’s position underscores their world-class expertise in building supertall buildings, having built a significant 6 out of the top 100 tallest buildings in the world, 5 of which are icons of the Dubai and Abu Dhabi skylines. This line-up includes Dubai Marina’s Princess Tower at 413m and Elite Residence at 381m, Abu Dhabi World Trade Centre’s Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid at 381m, Jumeirah Lake Towers’ Almas Tower at 360m and Sheikh Zayed Road’s Rose Rotana at 333m.

Maher Merehbi, Chief Executive Officer of ACC said: “To achieve the ranking of second place in this list confirms our company’s world-class capabilities, as the construction of skyscrapers is amongst the most complex and challenging of building processes. We are proud to have shaped the skylines of many cities all across the Middle East and India and we look forward to the creation of even more icons in the future.”


ACC (Arabian Construction Company) is a renowned and reliable firm in the MENA region, with a portfolio that includes some of the Middle East’s most iconic landmarks.

Operating since 1967, ACC has an extensive track record of complex and sophisticated construction and infrastructure projects, ranging from oil & gas facilities, power generation and desalination plants to luxury hotels, mixed-use developments, hospitals and skyscrapers.

Such projects include the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Al Bidda Tower on the Doha Corniche, the historic Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan  and one of the the tallest buildings in Beirut, Platinum Tower. Construction is also underway on four of the tallest buildings in India and four hotel towers as part of the Jabal Omar development in Makkah.

About the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat:

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities.

 The CTBUH also developed the international standards for measuring tall building height and is recognized as the arbiter for bestowing such designations as “The World’s Tallest Building.”