KOCHI: The Singapore-based MariApps which offers state-of-the-art maritime enterprise solutions for the marine industry having its operations in Europe, South-east Asia among other locations, will be the first company to be operational from SmartCity Kochi when it is going to be inaugurated on May 20, 2016.
Another Singapore-based company, Singnet Solutions, will follow suit when it is going to be functional in the first week of June 2016 from the first IT tower.
Dr. Baju George, interim CEO, SmartCity Kochi, said the project is in full throttle now to meet the 2020 deadline of the completion of the master plan as envisaged. “With the support of our co-developers, SmartCity is on its track to changing the business and social landscape of Kochi,” he said.
Holiday Group, one of the joint developers of SmartCity Kochi, has begun the construction of its 14.37 lakh sq ft tower. It wiill be the third IT tower in the 246-acres SmartCity project right after SmartCity Kochi’s own first IT building and the IT tower by Sands Infrabuild Private Limited, which is touted to be one of the tallest IT towers in the country.
Spread over 6.27 acres, Holiday group’s 14.37 lakh sq ft building will boast of twin towers each comprising 10 storeys. With around 35 storey capacity, the Sands Infrabuild towers will provide employment to 22,000 people.
On the social infrastructure front, the 3 lakh sq ft facilities of GEMS Modern Academy, the K-12 international school being set up by GEMS Education, one of the largest educators in the world, is fast nearing completion.
Credits ET Realty