International Commerce Centre, Kowloon, Hong Kong
One of the most famous commercial skyscrapers in Hongkong is the International Commerce Centre. Built between 2002 and 2010, ICC is part of the residential and commercial real estate development, Union Square. When it officially opened in 2010, the commerce center in Kowloon was recognized as Hongkong’s tallest building and the fourth tallest in the world. At present, it holds the 12th place as the tallest building in the world considering height. The International Commerce Center consists of 118 floors above the ground and another 4 below. Two of the most popular amenities of the property include the Sky100, an observatory, and The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Hotel. The ICC won a Guinness World Record when it served host to the largest led light show, totaling to an area of 50,000 square meters, on one building.
With an excellent location near great shopping and entertainment opportunities, the International Commerce Center has access to many interesting spots in the area and nearby Shenzen and Victoria. Luxury hotels are surrounding the premises as well. One example is The Ritz-Carlton Hongkong, a first-class-class property, which features the world’s highest bar. It is home to five restaurants and offers elegant guestrooms with expensive amenities. A quick walk away is the commerce center, the Sky 100 Hongkong Observation Deck, and Union Square. As elegant as the former is the W Hongkong, a 5-star hotel set on top of the Kowloon MTR station. This property with swimming pool is also steps from the commerce center and conveniently accessible from the Elements Shopping Center.