Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire): KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has won the order to supply 46 elevators and 5 escalators for ICD Brookfield Place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The 54-storey, 282 metre-high ICD Brookfield Place, will contain more than 950,000 square feet of Grade A office space and connect to a 150,000 sq ft, five-storey retail centre. There will also be an 21,000 sq ft public area flanked by restaurants that will feature regular arts and cultural events, and the complex will have parking for 2,700 cars.
KONE will be equipping the development with 17 Monospace Elevators, 27 Minispace Elevators, 2 Scenic Elevators and 5 escalators.
“This is a special project in one of the most prestigious areas of Dubai. We are delighted to be adding our efficient solutions to such an incredible building.” Said Nicolas El Khal, Managing Director of KONE UAE, Oman, and Bahrain.
The main contractor is Multiplex SsangYong JV, developed by Investment Corporation of Dubai and Brookfield JV. The project is expected to be completed in March 2019.
The order was booked in the first quarter of 2017.
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators and escalators, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2017, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 55,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.