|Type||Office, hotel, restaurant, apartments|
|Location|| Huangpu District,|
|Estimated completion||1 October 2003|
|Antenna spire||285 m (935 ft)|
|Roof||238 m (781 ft)|
|Floor area||130,063 m2 (1,399,990 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||John Portman & Associates|
|JW Marriott Shanghai|
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