Completed 608 housing units for government servants
- First Public-Private Partnership initiative undertaken after many years
Access Engineering PLC has successfully concluded the design and construction of G+24 -storey building that accommodates 608 residential housing units in Borella.
This project was initiated by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development under the guidance
The project leads to ensure the government’s initiative in making housing more accessible to the public sector employees of Sri Lanka.
Being a primer engineering company in Sri Lanka Access Engineering was the main contractor in this significant project as this was considered to be the first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative undertaken after many years towards encouraging the private sector to involve in more PPP model projects. Access Engineering PLC was responsible over theinvestigation, design and construction of G+24 storey building that accommodates 608 residential housing units.
The housing unit will facilitate 638 parking slots spreading across five parking floors and will also comprise 2/3 bedroom apartments of 658 sq. ft. to 870 sq. ft. (approx.) floor areas along with arranged spaces for living, pantry, and modern bathroom facilities.
Keeping abreast of the green and clean urban development concept adopted within the city, this residential facilityincludes a swimming pool, gymnasium, restaurant, shopping complexbeautifully landscaped common areas to ensure comfortable living in the middle of the city.
The facilities provided at the development also includes electrical supply with backup power system, water supply, fire protection, eight elevators, wastewater and sewerage system, storm water system, car charging points, provisions for disabled car parking, solid waste collection and a gas supply system.
The Construction Project Manager of AEL Indrajith Bandara said, “Many challenges came across during the construction phase due to extreme weather conditions and with the global pandemic impacts; however, with the contribution and commitment of the team we successfully completed the project to the given standards.”The housing units lead to amplify the concept of convenient living bringing all the facilities minutes away from the residence promoting the concept of convenient living at the heart of Colombo.