Another Best-in-class Partner For Antara Senior Living-shapoorji Pallonji Awarded The Civil Contract
Driven by the spirit of excellence, Antara already has partnered with world’s leading architects and designers Perkins Eastman (New York, USA) and Esteva & Esteva (Spain) and now this partnership with Shapoorji Pallonji further strengthens the team working towards timely completion of the project. The strategic decision of partnership with Shapoorji Pallonji has been taken to ensure that Antara delivers a community with an un-paralleled infrastructure offering and services as its core differentiator. Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering and Construction (SPEC) will be responsible for execution of all civil and structural works of the project.
The civil construction began on 9th October 2013, and on the day Ms. Tara Singh Vachani, CEO Antara Senior Living said “Antara’s promise is to provide the best in class service, facilities and infrastructure to seniors in India. Hence, we have chosen a leader like Shapoorji Pallonji as our esteemed partners to build the first community in Dehradun. They have built a strong reputation over the years by delivering projects in time and keeping quality as their prime focus. As the Antara community will be customized to suit the living style of seniors specifically, we elected a partner that will help us deliver an innovative community that matches worldwide standards. We take pride in having world front-runners like Shapoorji Pallonji, Esteva & Esteva and Perkins Eastman to help us bring a community which will change the face of senior living in India.”
About Antara Senior Living:
Antara Senior Living is the new business venture of the Max India Group and is focused on people over the age of sixty. The first initiative of Antara is to create vibrant residential communities that offer “Lifestyle with Life care”.
Due to the fast changing social milieu, the concept of Senior Living presents a rapidly growing yet inadequately tapped business opportunity in India. Keeping in line with the Max Group values of “Seva bhav, Credibility and Excellence”, this initiative is focused on creating communities that offer residents a healthy, active and enjoyable life. This community will be the first-of-its-
The management and team of consultants of Antara Senior Living are a mix of leaders from various professional backgrounds in operations, finance, strategy, hospitality, healthcare and senior living.
The target customer is the independent, progressive senior above the age of 60 who is looking to make Dehradun their primary home.
Antara has launched its first community in Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is located in the northern part of India and is famous for its natural beauty offering an ideal combination of a pleasant climate, tranquil surroundings with the comfort and convenience of city life.
The Dehradun community, which is spread across 20 acres with a view of the picturesque Mussourie hills, is designed to meet the unique needs of seniors by creating a hassle-free lifestyle combined with access to comprehensive health care. The community will comprise of 217 apartments of various sizes ranging from 1500 sq.ft to 7000 sq.ft designed specially around the lifestyle, safety and wellness requirements of seniors. The community will have an extensive club house which will include a cafe, restaurant, spa, theatre, activity rooms amongst many other facilities to ensure that residents enjoy a socially engaged active life.
About Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering and Construction:
With over 3000 dedicated and qualified engineers employed by the organization, Shapoorji Pallonji is the oldest Indian construction company with a legacy of 147 years and also the first Indian construction company to have earned the ISO 9001 Certification across all projects.
About Perkins Eastman, New York, Principal Architect
Founded in 1981, Perkins Eastman is one of the largest and most respected design and architecture firms in the world today. They are credited with building award winning senior living communities across the globe.
About Esteva I Esteva Arquitectura, Spain, Principal Architect
An international architecture and interior design firm, based on the island of Mallorca, Spain, Esteva is known for its artistry and its ability to work at many different scales - from high rise commercial development, luxury hospitality design, art galleries, senior living communities and large mixed-use developments.
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