Katerra bags Embassy 3A, first commercial design and build project with Embassy Group

Global technology led construction company to design, build and deliver the 1.6 million sq-ft office space in 19 months

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Katerra, a leading design, and technology-driven global construction company announced yet another project win with Bengaluru-based real estate developer Embassy Group. Embassy 3A, a 1.6 million sq-ft, commercial building will be the latest addition to Embassy’s sprawling office park, Embassy Tech Village in Bengaluru. The project is designed by KGD – A Katerra Design Partner and all building components for the project will be factory-made at Katerra’s 42 acres, fully-integrated offsite manufacturing facility in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu.

Embassy 3A will feature 10 floors of office space, a beautifully designed ground floor with lobby, two basements floors and a multi-level car parking. Capitalising on Katerra’s unique offsite construction technology, this project is scheduled to be designed and built in the next 19 months, bringing in 50% time saving.

Sharing his thoughts, Nejeeb Khan, head design and business strategy - India, Katerra, said, “High performance and sustainably built commercial spaces are a growing requirement in urban India. At Katerra, we are developing design and technology-driven solutions to deliver smarter, better, and faster commercial spaces for our clients. Embassy Group holds a leadership position in collaborating and adopting new technology and ideas, in office spaces, and we are excited to work together with them on the new 3A project.”

This is Katerra’s second project with Embassy Group having earlier built Embassy 7B, a 1.7 million sq-ft office building in 2018.

Backed by Soft Bank’s Vision Fund, Katerra is a fully integrated construction company, providing end-to-end building services as a single partner, with robust technology systems connecting - building design, factory manufacturing of components and site assembly and building together.

Aditya Virwani, COO, Embassy Group, said, “We are happy to partner with Kattera for the construction of Embassy 3A at Embassy TechVillage. The new precast technology adopted for this construction will speed up delivery and increase efficiencies. The synergies with Kattera and Embassy Group is helping us build a mutually rewarding partnership for the construction of our Grade A Office Parks.”

A Silicon Valley technology driven, offsite construction start-up, Katerra has grown rapidly since 2015. Today, the company has over 7,500 employees, 6 operational factories and 700+ projects in progress across India, Middle East and America. Katerra has strong business plans to rapidly expand its operations in the Indian market aiming to revolutionize its construction sector by introducing advanced global practices.

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