Otis has been selected to provide high-speed elevators to the prestigious Altair project in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This project will be the tallest residential building in Sri Lanka and will have the country’s fastest elevators.
Otis, the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, has been selected by the Indocean Developers (P) Limited, a venture of South City projects (Kolkata) Limited, to supply a total of 19 elevators with a travel speed of 5 meters per second. 7 out of the 19 units will be supplied from Otis India’s Bengaluru factory. Altair project has height of 240 meters with 68 floors — consisting of two towers with one tower leaning against the other.
Otis’ worldwide experience in delivering vertical transport solutions in tall buildings, coupled with their strong local presence, made them the right choice to provide us with elevators for Altair,” said K. M. Sathian, Director (Projects), Indocean Developers (P) Limited.
“We are privileged to work on one of Indocean Developers’ most renowned projects and an architectural marvel – Altair,” said Sebi Joseph, president, Otis India region. “Otis’ proven high-rise elevator technologies and capability to execute complex projects with unusual structural elements were important factors in our selection.”