tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments; "`tower block' is the British term for `high-rise'"
used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators; tall; "avenues lined with high-rise apartment buildings"
a tall building or
a tall modern building with many floors
A building over six stories tall. Usually with an elevator.
In Las Vegas it generally refers to buildings higher than seven or eight stories.
Any building higher than six stories.
The description for buildings with 8 stories or more. The newer buildings are loaded with features such as private foyers, 9' or 10' ceilings, large balconies, and can be as large as 12,000 SF. Generally speaking, prices increase as you go to a higher floor. Amenities may include fitness centers, guest suites, billiards room, pool and spa, social room with a catering kitchen. Residents will pay a fee for common expenses such as landscaping, security, etc.
Any building taller than six stories.
A nine-story or taller building containing residential apartments or condominium units. In addition to spectacular views, most high-rises offer their residents a full range of amenities. Building features may include 24-hour concierge service, swimming pools, spas, saunas, tennis courts, exercise areas, party rooms and guest suites. Security is enhanced at these buildings by the manned entry desks and limited access, covered parking garages. Compare with mid-rise.
A building usually taller than six stories, serviced by elevators. The designation as to high-rise is determine by local codes.
In the central business district, this could mean a building higher than 25 stories above ground level, but in suburban markets, it generally refers to buildings higher than seven or eight stories.