The One to build tallest skyscraper in South Asia | Sunday Observer

The One to build tallest skyscraper in South Asia

One Transworks Square (Pvt) Ltd. together with Zhong Tian Ding Hui (ZTDH) Company announced its readiness to transform Colombo’s skyscape with South Asia’s tallest building, rising to a height of 376 metres with 92 floors by 2021.

The triad of towers called The One at Transworks Square, Colombo 1 will also house The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and The Ritz-Carlton Residences.

The One comprises a combination of offices and residences, a luxury retail mall, multiple storey car parks, a banquet hall, a collective of dining experiences including a Sky Bar, business offices and a helipad atop THE ONE to complete the canvas of opulence in the sky. The 80 storey 326 metre Ritz-Carlton Tower will house the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and The Residences, while the third tower, which stands at 291 metres covers 77 floors. The entire project is expected to be completed by 2023.

General Manager of ZTDH Investment Company Sam Hu said that THE ONE is surely ‘Where Legacy Resides’ as its tagline states. “With Colombo being home to South Asia’s tallest skyscraper, this region will experience not only opulence and exclusivity at its optimum but also the embodiment of contemporary architecture. These three iconic gleaming glass edifices covering 4.5 million square feet and located on prime real estate is surely a landmark achievement for the country. We have combined homes in the sky with services and facilities from the world’s finest hotels, unending luxuries embedded in every detail, unparalleled views and unique living experiences.”

Expanding on the lifestyle of privacy and lavish comfort that will be the quintessence of The Residences, Hu also said that with THE ONE including the most iconic of all hotel brands featuring branded residences, “the heritage of legendary service and exclusivity becomes synonymous here. It’s about having a home defined by sophisticated style and luxurious finishes that’s all about attention to detail. We’ve introduced Low-E glass technology, high speed elevators, branded amenities and fittings, central air-conditioning and smart technology including bio-metric residential access systems, home automation and vehicle identification systems.”

The Developer of The ONE is One Transworks Square (Pvt) Limited and the contractor is the award winning Zhongtian Construction Group Company Limited which has to-date completed over 800 high-end projects. The company is among the top yen companies in China. 

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