The project was entrusted to a consortium made up of the Belgian manufacturer Besix, which notably participated in the construction of the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, the Chinese company CRCCI and the Moroccan company TGCC.
The building, whose delivery date has not been communicated, should cost 4 Billion Dirhams (367 Million Euros), according to the projected budget.
Builders Besix and TGCC however said in mid-October that the “highest tower of Africa” must be delivered in May 2022.
The building will house offices, residences, a hotel and an observatory on its top four floors.
The kingdom had launched a vast program called “Rabat, City of Light”, which provides for the realization of many projects on both banks of the Bouregreg, as the “Grand Theater” designed by the Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and the “House of arts and culture “.
Morocco currently has two skyscrapers, the Maroc Telecom Tower in Rabat (139 meters, including the antenna) and the twin towers Twin Center in Casablanca (115 meters).