Finland's Kone Corp gets lift from deal for new Dubai mall

Global leader in the elevator and escalator industry wins contract to supply Dubai Hills Mall
Finland's Kone Corp gets lift from deal for new Dubai mall
By Sam Bridge
Sat 19 May 2018 10:39 AM

Finland's Kone Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a major order for Dubai Hills Mall.

The company has been contracted to supply a total of 156 elevators, escalators and travelators for the mall which will feature more than 650 retail outlets, a 6,000 sq m supermarket, an 18-screen cinema, family entertainment centres, a clinic, spas and external concert spaces.

Kone said in a statement that it will deliver 88 escalators, two inclined autowalks, or travelators, and 66 elevators to ensure smooth people flow for visitors and employees alike.

“Dubai Hills Mall will become a key venue for lifestyle experiences at the Dubai Hills Estate. Visitors will expect the highest level of ease and efficiency when moving within the premises, and we are extremely proud that our solutions were selected to support the realization of this vision,” said Pierre Liautaud, Kone executive vice president for South Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The developers of the project are Emaar Development in ajoint venture with Meraas and the mall is part of Dubai Hills Estate, a 2,700-acre multi-purpose development that will form an integral part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR City).

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