FACTS AND FIGURES

  • ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company) is the owner and developer of Capital Gate.
  • The iconic tower soars 160 metres above ground and has been built with a westward incline of 18 degrees.
  • Capital Gate holds the Guinness Record for ‘World’s Furthest Leaning Manmade Tower’.
  • Capital Gate contains 35 storeys with floors 2 - 16 comprising office space. Floors 18 onwards will house the 189-room, exclusive ‘Hyatt Capital Gate’  hotel. Floors 1 & 17 comprise plant rooms.
    • Total Built-up Area: 53,100 sqm
    • Total Office Area: Approximately 15,000 sqm
    • Total Hotel Area: 25,050 sqm
    • Approximately 7,000 m3 of concrete used in the foundation, which contains 490 piles drilled up to 30m deep.
    • Approximately 8,500 structural steel diagrids/beams/columns/embedment plates used on the tower.
    • More than 12,500 different glass panes form more than 720 distinct diamond-shapes on the tower’s external façade.
    • Each ‘diamond’ weighs approximately 5 tons and contains 18 glass panes.
    • In total, 21,000 sqm of glass has been used in the façade.
    • 13,200 tons of structural steel used in the tower of which 7,000 tons is used in the two diagrid systems (internal and external).
  • Capital Gate's construction commenced in September 2007; the 5-Star hotel (Hyatt Capital Gate) located on the upper floors, opened on 21 December 2011.
  • Capital Gate forms the focal point of ADNEC’s Capital Centre master development comprising 23 towers including branded hotels, commercial buildings, residential and serviced apartment complexes and developments for mixed use.