Verny Capital invests $US 300 mln into the construction of the first “green” premium-class multifunctional complex with The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Astana

Verny Capital Group announced the commencement of its new investment project, the construction of class A+ multifunctional complex in Astana which will be will be the first in Kazakhstan with a “green” office building, i.e. the building built in accordance with the principles of environmental protection, with the use of energy-saving technologies corresponding to requirements of LEED standard. The project value is more than $US 300 mln.

Talan Towers complex consists of two towers having different height. The Ritz-Carlton and residential apartments will be located in the 26-storey tower. А+ class business-center with offices of the largest Kazakhstan and foreign companies will be located in the second, 30-storey tower. Both towers will be connected with a three-storey platform where a shopping mall of the world’s deluxe brands, party hall, SPA, fitness-center.

The building design was developed by architects of SOM (Skidmore, Owings&Merrill LLP) – one of the leading world companies in the areas of architecture, urban development, engineering and interior design. The company has completed 10,000 projects in 50 countries of the world and won 800 awards having twice become the Architectural Firm of the Year. Among the most known projects of the company are – Sirs Towers and Tramp Towers in Chicago, Jin Mao in Shanghai, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and also Freedom Tower in New-York which is being erected at the place of the destroyed World Trade Center.

Talan Towers is connected with the Astana city symbol – Baiterek monument, and is to become a new architectural monument of the capital of Kazakhstan. Materials that will be used in construction are stone, glass and metal will allow creation graceful background contrast while emphasizing the maturity of the square.

The Director General of Verny Capital Group of companies Yerlan Ospanov said: “Verny Capital strives in all of its investment projects set a new height for the development of different industries and create models for the market. We use the best practices and attract highly professional partners from all over the world. For the Talan Towers project our objective is to build a unique “green” building for Kazakhstan which will accommodate the highest class business-center and five-star The Ritz-Carlton. This is the contribution of our Group into the development of new capital of Kazakhstan. We are thankful to Akimat of Astana city for the possibility of completing the formation of left-bank center established around Baiterek.

Akim of Astana city Imangali Tasmagambetov noted: “Astana is a dynamically developing city, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It represents the works of many famous architects, many architectural styles have been realized here, and therefore it is rightfully considered to be one of the most interesting cities of the world from architectural point of view. “

Vice-President for Europe of The Ritz-Carlton, Bvlgary and Edition Sandin Valia said: “The idea of opening a hotel The Ritz-Carlton in Astana – energy capital of Kazakhstan – is very exciting event for us. We are happy with the opportunity to add the next pearl to our luxurious portfolio in this country. We have already built a fruitful and close cooperation with Verny Capital Group of companies, which is proved by our hotels The Ritz-Carlton in Moscow and Vienna. We are proud that Verny Capital has chosen The Ritz-Carlton for this new project in Astana.”