NEC Supertower

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NEC Super Tower
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NEC Supertower
General information
Location Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°38′58″N139°44′53″E / 35.64944°N 139.74806°E / 35.64944; 139.74806 Coordinates: 35°38′58″N139°44′53″E / 35.64944°N 139.74806°E / 35.64944; 139.74806
Construction started1986
OwnerNEC (1990-2000)
TOP REIT (2000-2016)
Nomura Real Estate Master Fund (2016-)
Roof180 m (590 ft)
Technical details
Floor count47

The NEC Super Tower (NECスーパータワー, NEC Sūpātawā), often known as "NEC Supertower, SuperTower or simply Supertower", headquarters of NEC Corporation, is a 180-metre (590 foot) tall skyscraper in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It was completed in 1990 and was designed by Nikken Sekkei. Its primary use is as a commercial office space. 43 stories high and five underground, it was constructed at a cost of some 60 billion yen, according to Nikkei Business, January 5, 2007 edition.

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