Auckland, New Zealand's Tallest Tower Tops Out

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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND'S TALLEST TOWER TOPS OUT Commercial Bay, a huge project that includes the tallest building in Auckland, New Zealand, has made considerable progress, the New Zealand Herald reports. The centerpiece, 39-story office building has topped out and is expected to open in December, according to developer Precinct. The tower was designed by Warren & Mahoney and holds 39,000 m2 of space. The building’s restroom facilities and glass elevators were placed on the south side to maximize waterfront views for the north-facing offices. The NZD1-billion (US$675.5-million) project will also bring a 120-shop retail mall, an indoor/outdoor dining and bar district, a new network of underground train tunnels and a five-star hotel to the Auckland waterfront. Image credit: Fletcher Construction To read the full transcript of today's podcast, visit: elevatorworld.com/news Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes│Google Play|SoundCloud│Stitcher│TuneIn

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