World Trade Center is located at the end of the famous Las Ramblas district in the old port area of Barcelona. With spectacular views of the sea port, the centre is one of four impressive eight-storey buildings built on a jetty into the harbour. Designed by world-renowned architects, Pei, Coob, Freed & Partners, the World Trade Center is without a doubt one of Barcelona's most prestigious locations. The centre features a stunning central courtyard with a fountain and seating area and is situated only five minutes from the centre of Barcelona, a major economic centre with a growing financial emphasis. Barcelona is recognised as a Global City due to its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism.