KONE bags major Dubai Hills Mall supply contract
Finnish group Kone Corporation won an order from UAE developers Emaar Development and Meraas to supply 156 elevators, escalators, and travelators for its upcoming retail destination, Dubai Hills Mall.
The mall is ideally located within Dubai Hills Estate offering easy access to customers from several parts of Dubai. It will feature more than 650 retail outlets, a 6,000sqm supermarket, an 18-screen cinema, family entertainment centres, a clinic, spas, and external concert spaces.
Sustainably designed, Dubai Hills Estate is a 2,700acre multi-purpose development that will form an integral part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR City).
As per the deal, Kone will deliver 88 escalators, two inclined autowalks, or travelators, and 66 elevators to ensure smooth people flow for visitors and employees alike.
Pierre Liautaud, the executive VP for South Europe, Middle East and Africa at Kone, said: “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.”