New Office Building in Changsha
TIANJIN, China, June 7, 2016 — Otis Elevator (China) Co., Ltd. (Otis China) will provide 27 elevators for the Changsha China Guangfa Bank (CGB) Building, a 160-meter twin-tower office complex now under development in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
With a construction area of about 110,000 square meters, the Changsha CGB Building is located in the city’s Riverside Park financial business district, which is being developed into a key financial hub for central China. The new office building will be completed in 2017.
The 27 Otis elevators selected for the Changsha CGB Building include 13 SkyRise® high-rise elevators, eight Otis Sky® elevators and six Gen2® elevator systems. The Otis SkyRise is specially designed for high-rise buildings and skyscrapers, with single-deck, double-deck and super double-deck configurations. A number of China’s new urban landmarks, including Shenzhen Ping’an Financial Center, Shanghai World Finance Center and Chengdu Yintai Center, have installed Otis SkyRise elevators.
“As urbanization drives buildings ever higher, Otis continues to introduce innovative technologies that enhance passenger comfort, safety and energy efficiency,” said Tony Black, President, Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co. Ltd. “Along with our leading SkyRise elevator solutions, our ability to deliver end-to-end project consultancy, management and service support were crucial to winning this project.”
Otis is the world leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com.