To advance in SimTower, one must get a 'Tower' rating, after having progressed from a 1 star tower. The star rating criteria is outlined below.
|1||0||None||Lobby, blank floor, Stairs, Standard Elevator, Office, Fast Food, and Condo|
|2||300||None||Security Office, Service Elevator, Single Hotel Room, and Housekeeping Office|
|3||1000||More than one Security Office||Escalator, Express Elevator, Restaurant, Retail Shop, Party Hall, Movie Theater, Parking Space, Parking Ramp, Recycling Center, Medical Center, Double Hotel Room, Hotel Suite|
|4||5000||More than one Hotel Suite, VIP approval, Recycling, Medical and parking requirements met.||Lobby, blank floor, stairs, standard elevator, office, fast food, and condo|