Finland’s KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has been selected by Plaza Venture Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of GSH Corporation Limited and the owner of GSH Plaza) as its key modernization partner for GSH Plaza, a 28-storey mixed development in the Central Business District (CBD) of Singapore. Formerly known as Equity Plaza, GSH Plaza will be featuring 259 strata office units, retail shops as well as food and beverage outlets.
KONE was entrusted with the task of upgrading and modernizing 11 elevators, equipping them the high-efficiency KONE EcoDisc hoisting machines and regenerative drives that boost sustainability through reduced energy use as well as the elevators’ door and signalization systems. The modernized elevators will have a travel speed up to 6m/s. In addition, 2 KONE S MonoSpace elevators and 2 KONE TravelMasterTM 110 escalators will be introduced to the building. These solutions will help to enhance and optimize people flow in GSH Plaza.
“We are honoured having been selected as the supplier for the building’s vertical transportation needs. The building will be transformed into a Grade A strata titled office in the heart of Singapore’s financial and business districts. Our team is committed to provide a more comfortable and energy-efficient elevator and escalator rides, deliver the best People Flow experience for the tenants and visitors of GSH Plaza,” says KONE’s Anthony Tan, Managing Director, Singapore.