Date : 16.2.2019 | Edition : Kochi
SANDS INFINIT, the tallest twin IT towers in South India, progressing to reality at SmartCity Kochi
KOCHI: An architectural showpiece, Sands Infinit, the tallest twin IT towers in South India, with three Basements +Ground +29 Floors and rising to a height of 152 meters, will come up in SmartCity Kochi, which can create workspace for 25,000 employees and will give a substantial push to the IT sector in Kerala.
Sands Infinit, a project promoted by Lulu Group International, being executed through green and sustainable technology, was kicked off in December 2015. The project is scheduled to be completed by December 2020.
With a total built up area of 36 lakh sq ft., the state-of –the –art IT building houses 29 floors of office space, three floors of car parking with 4200 parking units, high speed elevators and escalators. A heavily landscaped podium and sky gardens are its added features making the building unique.
This is one of the largest private development projects in Kerala coming up at 12.74 acres of land in SmartCity Kochi. Once completed, Sands Infinit will be the largest investment for IT sector in Kerala at an estimated cost of Rs 1200 crores. The anchor project of SmartCity Kochi will act as a catalyst for the development of the IT industry in the state.
The special features of the project include energy-efficient systems, pre-certified LEED Platinum Rated Green Building, food court, crèche, gym & retail spaces in Amenity Block, 100% power back up, centralised air-conditioning, sewage treatment plant and rainwater harvesting system. With the completion of the project, the twin tower will definitely be the leader in IT infrastructure development in Kerala.
“The twin tower, once completed, will become a catalyst to contribute to significant job creation and will attract international IT companies” said Manoj Nair, CEO, SmartCity Kochi.
“The design features of the towers are set to create a superior and unparalleled work environment, alongside social amenities, that will give a unique experience to its future occupants,” he said.
In parallel, planning for developments on the Township side of SmartCity Kochi is gaining momentum with the opening of the Phase 1 of the International School in December 2018 and new developer community showing firm interest to build residential and hospitality projects, Manoj Nair added.