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Official Name Williams Tower
Former / Other Name Transco Tower
Type building
Status Completed
Country United States
State Texas
City Houston
Street Address 2800 Post Oak Boulevard (Map)
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Energy Label LEED Gold
Start of Construction 1981
Completion 1982
Global Ranking #131 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #27 tallest in North America
National Ranking #24 tallest in United States
City Ranking #3 tallest in Houston
Official Website Williams Tower
Height: Architectural 274.6 meter / 901 feet
Height: To Tip 274.6 meter / 901 feet
Floors Above Ground 64
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 49
Tower GFA 148,644 m² / 1,599,991 ft²
Companies Involved
Owner Hines Interests LP
Developers Gerald D Hines Interests; Transco Companies
Architect Johnson/Burgee Architects
Structural Engineer CBM Engineers
Main Contractor J.A. Jones Construction Co.
Other Consultant
Façade Enclos Corp.
News Articles
Iconic Williams Tower Sells for Record Price
CTBUH Global News, 2013-03
‘Robust’ Demand is Increasing Tower Sales
CTBUH Global News, 2012-10
'Robust' Demand is Increasing Tower Sales
CTBUH Global News, 2012-10
Landmark Houston Skyscraper for Sale
Houston Business Journal, 2012-08