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The Warsaw Trade Tower (WTT) is one of the two (along with the Palace of Culture and Science) buildings in Warsaw and in Poland with a height greater than 200 meters. Construction took place from 1997 to 1999 by the Korean company Daewoo, which in 2002 sold the property to the American firm Apollo-Rida. At 208 meters in height (the main roof goes up to a height of 184 metres (604 feet)), the 43-storey skyscraper includes a two story shopping center, offices, and three floors of underground parking for 300 cars. The building has one of Europe's fastest elevators travelling at a speed of 7 metres per second. The foundation of the Warsaw Trade Tower is 11 meters deep and is based on 156 piles.