There are currently 5 classes of Buildings in Mafia Wars 2:
- Production: a means of converting Cash to Product (which Workers in turn convert into more cash)
- Casinos: a means of collecting Cash every 5 minutes based on an initial investment.
- EnergyShop: a Plant or Station which characters can buy and collect from to get more energy.
- Special buildings may enhance what items characters can obtain, or enhance their combat statistics
- Crafting buildings are Parts Factory which generates Crafting Parts and a Crafting Workshop which turns them into items.