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The World Trade Center Chittagong (also called World Trade Center or WTC Chittagong), is a 90.70 meters (297.6 feet), 21-floor complex located in Agrabad Commercial Area, Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1][2] The building opened in 2016.[3]

World Trade Center Chittagong
ওয়ার্ল্ড ট্রেড সেন্টার চট্টগ্রাম
Back view of World Trade Center Chittagong from C&F Tower (04).jpg
Side view of World Trade Center Chittagong
Alternative namesWorld Trade Center
General information
StatusTopped-out[1]
TypeCommercial
Address102-103, Agrabad C/A
Town or cityChittagong
CountryBangladesh
Coordinates22°19′33″N 91°48′54″E / 22.3257°N 91.8149°E / 22.3257; 91.8149Coordinates: 22°19′33″N 91°48′54″E / 22.3257°N 91.8149°E / 22.3257; 91.8149
Construction startedAugust 29, 2006[1]
OpenedJanuary 30, 2016[2]
CostBDT 2 billion[2]
OwnerChittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)[1]
Height
Roof90.70 meters (297.6 feet)[1]
Technical details
Floor count21 (plus 3 basement levels)
Floor area62,609 m2 (673,920 sq ft)
Grounds75 kathas[2]
Design and construction
Main contractorConcord Engineers and Construction Limited[1]
Other information
ParkingBasement

This is the first World Trade Center in Bangladesh. Concord Group constructed this project. [4] Concord Group introduced and implemented Top Down construction technology in this building.[4]

ComplexEdit

The Chittagong World Trade Center will have the following facilities:[5]

  • 5-star hotel
  • International standard convention hall
  • Conference center
  • Exhibition hall
  • World Trade Centre Club
  • 3 basement car parking for 400 cars
  • Media center
  • Office block
  • Block for financial institutions
  • IT Zone
  • Headquarters for the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "World Trade Centre to start operation soon". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). July 20, 2012. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d "A dream comes true as PM opens World Trade Centre". The Daily Star. UNB. January 30, 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "World Trade Center in Chittagong awaits inauguration". bdnews24.com. January 16, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Concord, country's pioneer and leading Real Estate & Construction Conglomerate". Daily Sun. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  5. ^ "World Trade Center". Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Retrieved June 10, 2013.

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