Glenridge Highlands Two (Atlanta, GA)
Glenridge Highlands Two is a class "A" office building featuring 11 Fujitec Millennium elevators, including:
- Four 19-stop gearless passenger elevators - 3500# @ 700fpm
- Four 11-stop geared passenger elevators - 3500# @ 500fpm
- One 20-stop geared service elevator - 4500# @ 500fpm
- Two 6-stop hydraulic passenger elevators - 3500# @ 150fpm
Atlanta Federal Center (Atlanta, GA)
One of the city's largest office complexes, the 1.3 million square-foot Atlanta Federal Center consists of four buildings: Tower, Connector, "C" and "1924." The "1924" building is the original Rich's department store built in 1924.
The project features 37 Fujitec gearless and eight hydraulic elevators. The gearless units run at speeds of 400 to 700 fpm and all 45 passenger elevators have custom cabs and entrances at the lobby floor. The elevator cabs include 42 stainless steel and three bronze models.
Several government departments, including the Environmental Protection Agency, National Forest Service, General Services Administration and Federal Protection Services are located in this complex along with other smaller agencies. The general contractor for the project was Federal Center Builders.
Corners Office Building (Atlanta, GA)
The Corners Complex is a first-class office building located in the beautiful suburbs of North Atlanta. The prestigious property was build and is currently managed by Faison Development.
Fujitec America completed installation of three geared passenger elevators with capacity of 3,500 pounds and speeds up to 350 fpm.
Livingston Place (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
Livingston Placeis located in downtown Calgary and is a premier ‘AAA’ office development. The premises consist of two towers made of glass and granite that overlook the Eau Claire district and the Bow River Valley. The towers are each over 424,000 square feet and they are owned by British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC).
Fujitec Canada was awarded both Tower I and Tower II at Livingston Place. The job included the following (totals are combined for Tower I and Tower II):
- Four escalators
- Low rise (10 overhead gearless, 3500 lbs, 700 fpm
- High rise (8 overhead gearless, 3500 lbs, 1000 fpm
- Service (2 overhead gearless, 5000 lbs, 500 fpm
- Parkade (4 Fujitec Talon elevators, 3500 lbs, 350 fpm
Source: bcIMC Realty Corporation 2007
Washington Mutual Tower (Seattle, WA)
The Washington Mutual Building is one of the original installations Fujitec America, Inc. has performed. The Fujitec Seattle branch installed 23 gearless and three geared elevators in this class “A” office building.
Fourth & Madison (Seattle, WA)
Fourth & Madison is located in the central business district of Seattle and the facility sits on about one acre of land. Major tenants in the building include GE Healthcare, K & L Gates and UBS Financial Services, Inc. just to name a few. There is 845,533 sq. ft. of office space.
The 40-story tower is Seattle’s first major office tower since the completion of Key Tower and was the recipient of the 2005 Toby Award. This class “A” office facility contains 11 gearless elevators, 11 geared elevators and four escalators.
Hines is the Developer and Property Management company at Fourth & Madison and the Architect is Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership.
Heritage Plaza (Houston, TX)
Completed in 1987, with more than 1.1 million square feet, Heritage Plaza is well known because of its central location in the central business district skyline and for the stepped granite feature located on the top of the building that resembles a Mayan pyramid.
The Fujitec Houston branch installed the original equipment and has maintained the facility for over 20 years. Fujitec installed 26 elevators and four escalators, including gearless elevators which reach speeds up to 1,000 ft./min. (300 mpm).
Pennzoil Place (Houston, TX)
Located in downtown Houston, TX, this set of two 36-story towers was built in 1975. Pennzoil Place is Houston’s most award-winning skyscraper and is widely known for its innovative design.
The original installation by the Fujitec Houston branch included Westinghouse vertical transportation equipment. In 2002, Fujitec was awarded the contract to modernize the 38 gearless cars at Pennzoil Place. In addition, Fujitec modernized the remaining three hydraulic cars in 2008.
World Financial Center (New York, NY)
The World Financial Center, New York's largest urban development project to date, is located on reclaimed land, off the lower-west-side of Manhattan Island. Comprised of four towers and other office and retail buildings, the project has brought much needed space to this congested area.
Fujitec installed 80 elevators, including gearless elevators with speeds of up to 1,200 ft./min (360 mpm), and 14 escalators, which together efficiently serve buildings B and D. Plus, a highly sophisticated, visual communications system (ELVIC) has been installed to provide real-time monitoring of elevator operation and status.
The owner is Battery Park City Authority, the developer is Olympia & York Battery Park Co., the architect is Cesar Pelli & Associates and the contractor is Olympia & York Battery Park Co.
American Red Cross Headquarters (Washington, D.C.)
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement.
The Fujitec Washington, DC branch installed 12 geared elevators and eight hydraulic elevators at the American Red Cross Headquarters.
Washington Convention Center (Washington, D.C.)
Located in the heart of Washington, DC, this facility offers over two million feet of meeting, show and ballroom space. The center is expected to generate over 500 million dollars of revenue for the city in its first year of operation.
The Fujitec Washington, DC branch installed 19 geared elevators, 12 hydraulic elevators and 38 escalators at the Washington Convention Center.
Gannett/USA Today Headquarters (McLean, VA)
Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company. In the United States, the company publishes 85 daily newspapers, including USA Today, and nearly 900 non-daily publications. Not only is this company the largest newspaper publisher in the U.S., they also operate Internet sites with news and advertising. The Fujitec Washington, DC branch installed 14 geared elevators and eight hydraulic elevators at the Gannett/USA Today Headquarters.
Chevy Chase Bank (Chevy Chase, MD)
Chevy Chase Bank is the largest locally owned and operated financial institution in the Washington, DC area. Fujitec installed 16 geared elevators and eight hydraulic elevators at Chevy Chase Bank.
Census Bureau Headquarters (Suitland, MD)
The Census Bureau Headquarters is eight stories high and located on 30 acres containing 1.5 million square feet of office space housing 6000 federal employees. The Fujitec Washington, DC branch installed eight gearless elevators, 24 geared elevators and 15 hydraulic elevators at the Census Bureau Headquarters.
Bank One Center (Dallas, TX)
The glass and granite Bank One Center, with its cross-vaulted roof and five-story sun-lit bank hall, rises 60 stories above downtown Dallas, Texas. Its distinguished design easily catches the eye due to the strikingly vertical rise and upper level tapering of the building.
Fujitec installed 33 elevators and six escalators, including gearless elevators with speeds of up to 1,400 ft./min (420 mpm), in order to efficiently meet all the vertical transportation needs of the building.
The owner of the building is Cadillac Fairview Urban Development, Inc. and MBand Dallas, the Developer is Cadillac Fairview Urban Development, Inc., the architect is John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson, the associate architect is Harwook K. Smith and Partners, Inc. and the contractor is HCB Contractors.
Texas Commerce Bank Tower (Dallas, TX)
Rising 53 stories above Dallas, Texas Commerce Bank Tower is an elegant addition to the skyline of this high-growth Texas city. Designed in the post-modern style, the building features an 80 by 50 foot sky-window between its 42nd and 48th floors. In addition, two 6-story office/retail buildings and an open-air amphitheater are located at the base of the building.
Fujitec installed 35 elevators, including gearless units which service the sky-lobby at speeds up to 1,000 ft./min. (300 mpm), and various optional devices that enhance elevator operation and service.
Toronto Star (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
The Toronto Star is managed by Oxford Development Group Inc, one of Canada's premier and largest property management organizations who manage about 30 million square feet of property. Oxford Development Group, the property management group of OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System), selected Fujitec Canada, Inc. after rigorous and numerous post tender discussions to modernize their eight passenger gearless and three hydraulic shuttle elevators.
One part of OMERS mission statement is "to provide high quality service to all our clients, in an effective and efficient manner". Fujitec's Millennium II controller with "fuzzy logic" will deliver the highest quality possible in the industry today and is one of the major contributing reasons why Fujitec was selected.
Fujitec Canada is proud to be a part of this major downtown modernization and for the opportunity to provide its Millennium II microprocessor controller for eight gearless passenger cabs and three passenger hydraulic elevators incorporating "fuzzy logic" dispatching.
2180 Yonge Street (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Kolter Property Company is a forward thinking real estate developer with a distinguished corporate heritage of urban landmarks. One of these landmarks is the 800,000 square foot complex located on the southwest corner of Yonge and Eglinton Avenue West.
In today’s economic environment, Kolter believes rapid communication links are vital to a tenant’s business plan and is one of these reasons why Kolter has installed state-of-the-art fibre optic and high-speed internet access cabling in the complex. In addition to this forward thinking venture, Kolter Property Company realized that their vertical transportation systems also required modernization with state-of-the-art equipment.
Fujitec was proudly selected to modernize eight passenger gearless elevators with Fujitec’s Millennium II Controller and SCR drive. The major modernization also included Fujitec’s interactive Elevator Monitor System and a full overlay of the elevator dispatching and group operation.
Jamieson Place (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
Jamieson Place is a state-of-the-art LEED’s project completed in early 2010. This is a 40-story office building located in the heart of Calgary, Alberta, the oil and gas capital of Canada.
The building has two variable speed escalators and 17 gearless elevators which showcase touchscreen car operating panels, the first commercial building in North America to utilize touchscreen technology in this application. The building is owned and operated by Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP and is fully leased with the major tenant being Statoil Canada Ltd. The architectural firm for this prestigious project was Gibbs Gage Architects and the construction manager was EllisDon Construction Services Inc, both of which Fujitec has done numerous projects for in the past.