Schindler NZ Wins Commercial Bay Tower Project

Schindler Lifts NZ Ltd has secured the biggest new installation contract in the industry’s history in New Zealand. 

​Commercial Bay Tower in Auckland’s CBD is made up of two stages, a commercial and retail complex containing forty seven units in total including PORT technology. The 39-level $681 million downtown building on Auckland's waterfront will comprise 6 x Schindler 7000 high rise elevators, 13 x Schindler 5500s, 2 x Commission and 14 x Schindler 9300 escalators as part of the base build. Installation is due to start mid 2017 with completion in September 2019. Depending on retail tenancies there are up to another 6 x 5500 Lifts and 12 x 9300 escalators planned.

Two huge restaurants with alfresco dining above Quay St and overlooking the waterfront are planned for the commercial section. Also 105 new shops spread across three levels and a flagship international clothing retailer not already in New Zealand.