One Bangkok, the THB 120 billion fully-integrated district and the largest private sector property development in Thailand’s history, and Mitsubishi Elevator (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MET), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, signed a contract for the supply and installation of elevators and escalators, including the first double-deck elevators in Thailand, raising the bar of skyscraper in Bangkok to be on a part with selected world-class towers in well-known metropolitans with double-deck systems, like Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, CCTV New Site in Beijing, Shanghai Tower in Shanghai, etc. With a total of 278 units to be supplied under the contract, this is the largest order received by Mitsubishi Electric since the company started the elevator business in Thailand in 1977.
Mr. Panote Sirivadhanabhakdi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Property Limited, a joint investor in One Bangkok, said that “Our primary focus for One Bangkok has always been how people can seamlessly live-work-play in the district, seeking to reinstate a sense of human scale in a way that enhances the comfort and convenience in daily life. High standards of operations and customer experience and satisfaction are our top priorities. We are confident that Mitsubishi Elevator, the world leader in elevator and escalator innovations, will be among our essential partners to bring these priorities to life, thanks to its long-established recognition in state-of-the-art technology and delivery of the safe, durable and efficient products, excellence in operation and management as guaranteed by several award-winning system standards.”
According to Mr. Munehisa Okamoto, Managing Director, Mitsubishi Elevator (Thailand) Co., Ltd., “We are proud to be a trusted partner of One Bangkok, the largest fully-integrated development in Thailand. The order from One Bangkok consists of 250 elevators, including 12 double-deck elevators, the first of its kind in Thailand, and 28 escalators, totaling 278 units, making it the largest order received since Mitsubishi Electric started the elevator business in Thailand in 1977. We believe this was the result of our long experience in the elevator market in Thailand and the high quality of our products and services.”
A joint venture between TCC Assets (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and Frasers Property Holdings (Thailand) Co., Ltd., One Bangkok is setting new benchmarks in design, smart-city living and sustainability. The project aims to be Thailand’s first LEED* for Neighbourhood Development Platinum project, with towers built to LEED and WELL Standard®, setting a new benchmark for green and sustainable development for Thailand. The fully integrated district is poised to become a global landmark, attracting top-level businesses, tourists and locals alike by seamlessly connecting five premium grade A office buildings, five luxury and lifestyle hotels, three luxury residential towers, interconnected retail precincts, and art and cultural spaces located on a 16.7-hectare (104-rai) plot at the corner of Wireless Road and Rama IV Road. The first phase of One Bangkok is scheduled for opening in 2023.