KONE Corporation, press release, June 20,
KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry,
has won an order to provide elevators and escalators for a
mixed-use development at Fifth + Broadway in historic downtown
Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States.
The project consists of a 34-story residential tower, 25-story
office tower, 235,000 square feet (22,000 square meters) of
shopping and dining, a renovated conference center, and the
National Museum of African American Music. Situated nearby are the
historic Ryman Auditorium, Bridgestone Arena and Honky Tonk Row at
In total, the project will cover more than one million square
feet (90,000 square meters) of real estate and will repurpose more
than six acres (2.5 hectares) of land previously occupied by the
Nashville Convention Center. Project completion is planned for
"KONE is well equipped to supply all of the innovative,
vertical transportation needs for this signature project in
downtown Nashville," says Larry Wash, executive vice president,
KONE Americas. "Our connected, smart elevators underscore our
commitment to the future of smart buildings."
KONE will provide 12 KONE MiniSpace(TM) passenger elevators
(including six high-speed passenger elevators), nine KONE
MonoSpace® 500 elevators, three MonoSpace® 700 elevators and 12
KONE TravelMaster(TM) escalators.
The project is a joint development between owners
OliverMcMillan and Spectrum | Emery. Gresham Smith & Partners
is the project architect; Skanska is the general contractor. For
more information on the project, visit Fifthandb.com.
The order was booked in the second quarter of 2018.
For further information, please
Liisa Kivelä, Director, Communications, KONE Corporation, tel.
+358 204 75 4330. firstname.lastname@example.org
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As
a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE
provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as
well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to
buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective
People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and
reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2017, KONE had annual
net sales of EUR 8.9 billion, and at the end of the year over
55,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq
Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.