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China's skyscraper age is likely coming to an end

Urban sprawl, long commutes and changing workplace habits are spelling its demise, says ADAM MINTER
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 05:50

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Shanghai Tower (middle), the world's second-tallest building, has a big problem - finding people to work there. Only 60 per cent of the skyscraper is rented out, and only a third of current tenants have actually occupied their leased space.

AT more than 2,000 feet (610 metres), Shanghai Tower is the world's second-tallest building. It looms over its neighbours - the world's ninth and 19th tallest buildings - in a supercluster of supertall structures unlike any other in the world. The only problem? Finding people to work there: Only

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