the record. 21 Cayan Tower 306 metres (1,004 ft) The Address Downtown Dubai 302 metres (991 ft) Seriously damaged by fire on 31 December 2015/ 23 Emirates Crown 296 metres (971 ft) Khalid Al Attar Tower 2 294 metres (965 ft) Sulafa Tower 288 metres (945 ft). Since 1999, and especially from 2005 onwards, Dubai has been the site of an extremely large skyscraper building boom, with all 73 of its buildings over 200 metres (656 ft) tall completed after 1999. 5, based on the average height of the ten tallest completed buildings, Dubai has the tallest skyline in the. The tower's district will provide commercial, retail, and hotel accommodation.