World Elevator & Escalator Expo 2018 has been held successfully in National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on May 11th. The Expo, sponsored by China Elevator Association and organized by Langfang Conference & Exhibition Co., Ltd., is the 13th Elevator & Escalator Expo, as well as the largest ever.
The Expo has become an event in elevator industry worldwide under the support of domestic and foreign exhibitors, visitors, friends in this industry and colleagues. In accordance with the official statistics, the Expo has hit a record high, which has participated by more than 1,300 exhibitors and covered an exhibition area of 135,000 square meters. In the four-day exhibition, domestic and foreign exhibitors have showed their own arts and skills which contains the advancing products and technology. They have arranged various fascinating activities and made their booths unique to jointly present a feast of the elevator industry for visitors.
Plans have been unveiled for a new mixed-use complex, developed by Oxford Properties Group, in the area of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The CAD3.5-billion (US$2.7-billion), 4.3-million-ft2 project is being called Union Park.
Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, held a first-anniversary celebration that included a ribbon-cutting for new amenities, including a pair of service elevators that were converted into public elevators, The Press of Atlantic City recently reported.
SECOND TOWER IN BROOKLYN RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT TOPS OUT The 40-story Handel Architects-designed 41 Blue Slip, part of the Greenpoint Landing, a 5,500-unit development on the East River in north Brooklyn, New York, has topped out, New York YIMBY reports. Developed by Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners, 41 Blue Slip is distinguished from its predecessor, 37 Blue Slip, by its height and an elongated, cylindrical top. Once it opens in 2020, 41 Blue Slip will add more than 400 apartments to Greenpoint Landing, which also involves L+M Development Partners and is set to include a new K-8 public school and waterfront park.