Kone lands big Dubai Hills Mall supply order

May 8, 2018

Finnish group Kone Corporation said it has won an order from leading UAE developers EmaarDevelopment 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 6,000-sq-m supermarket, an 18-screen cinema, family entertainment centers, a clinic, spas and external concert spaces.

Dubai Hills Estate is a unique blend of elegantly planned neighborhoods centered around an18-hole championship golf course. As the largest development of its kind in the region, it represents a new way of living – in a city within a city.

Sustainably designed, Dubai Hills Estate is a 2,700-acre 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.

'Dubai Hills Mall will become a key venue for lifestyle experiences at the Dubai Hills Estate,' remarked Pierre Liautaud, the executive VP for South Europe, Middle East and Africa at Kone.

'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,' he added.