In Photos: Edmonton's Stantec Tower becomes title-worthy tall with final touches

WATCH ABOVE: It's official. Edmonton is now home to the tallest tower in Canada outside of Toronto. Vinesh Pratap reports.

Look up, look way up! And you’ll see the completed Stantec Tower.

The tallest tower in Western Canada was officially topped-off on Friday, just over two years since its official ground breaking.

At 251 metres, the finishing touch gives the Stantec Tower the title of the tallest tower outside of Toronto.

A view of Edmonton from the Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

A view of Edmonton from the Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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Downtown Edmonton from the 60 floor of the Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

Downtown Edmonton from the 60 floor of the Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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A view of Edmonton from the Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

A view of Edmonton from the Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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A view from the 60 floor of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

A view from the 60 floor of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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A view of the JW Marriott from Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

A view of the JW Marriott from Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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READ MORE: Canada’s tallest tower west of Toronto opens in Edmonton

The tower will be home to Stantec’s 1,500 Edmonton-based employees. The company’s new global headquarters includes 29 storeys of commercial workspace. The building also houses 483 condo suites and more than 20,000 square feet of amenity space. The condos are expected to be ready for residents by fall 2019.

A view of Manulife Place from Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

A view of Manulife Place from Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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251 metres above ground in Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

251 metres above ground in Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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On the roof of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

On the roof of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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The tallest view in Western Canada on top of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

The tallest view in Western Canada on top of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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The top of the completed Stantec Tower in Edmonton, Nov. 16, 2018.

The top of the completed Stantec Tower in Edmonton, Nov. 16, 2018.

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On top of the Stantec Tower, the tallest building in Western Canada, Nov. 16, 2018.

On top of the Stantec Tower, the tallest building in Western Canada, Nov. 16, 2018.

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The lobby of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

The lobby of Edmonton's Stantec Tower, Nov. 16, 2018.

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Rogers Place well below the Stantec Tower in Edmonton's Ice District, Nov. 16, 2018.

Rogers Place well below the Stantec Tower in Edmonton's Ice District, Nov. 16, 2018.

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READ MORE: Edmonton ironworkers with nerves of steel pose atop Stantec skyscraper

The Stantec Tower and neighbouring JW Marriott Hotel — which stands 55 storeys high — both surpassed the height of ManuLife Place, which had previously held the title of Edmonton’s tallest tower.

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