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Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration

Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration

Mar 09, 2016 08:28:21 PM (IST)

Mangaluru: Mangaloreans have got a new reason to be proud of. Come the 12th of March, and Mangaluru will be having the tallest residential building in Karnataka.

Karnataka\'s tallest residential building \'Planet SKS\' gets ready for inauguration-1
"All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space," said the great American architect, Philip Johnson. Planet SKS brings you the best of class, state-of-the-art place to live.

"Planet SKS", the residential project from SKS Netgate LLP, is going to be the brightest shining star in the landscape of Mangaluru. This tall structure is very unique, one of its kind. Such is the beauty of the construction, that Mangloreans as well as outsiders are in awe of it.

"We began the construction five-years-ago and now we present to you the most prestigious building of Mangaluru. I'm sure, people of Mangaluru will find peace and happiness here. People will be extremely proud to own an apartment here and more honest and deserving families will come to live here," Principal Promoter, Shashi Kiran Shetty said.

Located on 4.55 acres of land, on NH 66, Kadri Hills, Mangaluru, this gigantic structure has 40 floors in all. From the ground floor to the 20th floor, there are 3 BHK of 3300 sft. And 4BHK of 6600 sft are from the 21st to 36th floor. There are a total of 171 apartments in all with 430 car parks. There are 3 penthouses as well.

"This is a Rs. 175 crore project. 75 percent of the apartments are sold out. Our buyers are from Mangaluru, Bengaluru, Middle East, New York and London. They are basically from Mangaluru," he said.

Sanath Kumar Shetty, Architect, said that all the work is complete and will be open to walk into from 12th of March. "This is the tallest residential building in the whole of Karnataka." On being queried which is the 2nd tallest, he informed that it was Mantri Pinnacle in Bengaluru.

"Planet SKS", had created ripples five years ago when it was launched. The outstanding design is perfectly complemented by impressive amenities for leisure, comfort and fitness. The iconic building is surrounded by a panoramic view of the sea and the lush green landscape of Dakshina Kannada. The extremely good looking exterior is well complimented by the state-of-the-art amenities provided inside for the residences. Floodlit tennis court, indoor badminton court, squash court, basketball rink, billiards, carom, table tennis, spa, yoga room, gym are few of the amenities. There will be a golf simulator and swimming pools for both children and adults. Meeting hall, cinema theatre, jogging and skating track, super market, coffee shop and the list goes on.

There are 7 lifts in the building and complete generator backup. There's one custom-built lift for emergency medical services with ambulance access. Toughened glasses are used for all the windows and also for the balcony railing.

The presence of 100 CCTV cameras for security surveillance with dedicated monitoring and data acquisition system gives a new dimension to the security systems for the apartments.

"Planet SKS" has been built with concern for environment. Solar and wind mills are present for complete power-generation for the interior and exterior common areas, solar water heaters and active system heat pump for temperature control, LED lights all over common areas, active water management, sewage treatment plant, rain water harvesting, automated organic waste converter are few of the facilities provided with the well-being of environment in mind.

DSK aica award for Excellence in Structural Design in 2011, Credai Statecon award for Most Emerging Developers in 2012, CNBC awaaz award for best residential project in 2015, International Safety Award in 2014 from British Safety Council and ACEF award in 2016 for the Best Project in Luxury segment are few of the awards that "Planet SKS" has won.

"Planet SKS" is ready for the grand inauguration. This tall skyscraper is committed to raise the bar of superior living with strict adherence to quality. With "Planet SKS" its a proud moment and lots of joy for Mangaluru.

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Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration
Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration
Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration
Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration
Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration
Karnataka's tallest residential building 'Planet SKS' gets ready for inauguration