China will have more skyscrapers than U.S. by 2017

09/24/2012 | Shanghai Daily (China) · Forbes

China will have 802 buildings more than 500 feet tall compared with 539 in the U.S. by 2017, according to a "Supercity" report by MotianCity, a research organization in China. The country has 332 buildings under construction and another 516 are in the planning stages, compared with only six under construction in the U.S. and an additional 24 in the works, the report said. In total, China is expected to invest about $269 billion in tall buildings over the next decade.

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