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Fico Corporation Launches the Most Luxurious Office in Bangkok

FICO Corporation continues launching “METROPOLIS”, the Most Luxurious Workplace in Bangkok where luxury, sophistication and convenience combine to create a work-lifestyle that most can only dream of. FICO Corporation invests more than 1.3 billion Baht and the construction projects completed over 70%. METROPOLIS, the new office landmark will make its debut in a prime Sukhumvit district when FICO Corporation completes the project in November 2015 and ready for the tenants to move in.
On Tuesday, August 25 2015, FICO Corporation held a press conference to launch the METROPOLIS with “Pre-Opening Hard Hat Event” and preview METROPOLIS; the Most Luxurious Office Building in Bangkok on the 9th floor of METROPOLIS.
Metropolis, a 21 storey-building with a gross area at 26,000 square meters, is strategically situated in the heart of Bangkok’s commercial district. Being situated on a prime stretch of Sukhumvit main road adjacent to Soi 39, conveniently next to Phrom Phong BTS station amidst the EM District, makes this building a prominent location for businesses and retail alike. Moreover, METROPOLIS just received a Highly Commended Office Architecture from Asia Pacific Property Awards 2015.
Mr. Krit Srichawla (CEO of FICO Corporation Ltd.) said that "The Metropolis has received an interest from leading companies and retails in Thailand and oversea who have visited the project. It already has occupancy rate of over 35% after the project is open to reservations".
The METROPOLIS characterized by a unique combination of classic and modern architecture. This featured entirely different from other office building. The lower building architecture is part of retails inspired by a traditional European building. The façade decorates with a copper brown cladding and diamond cut shape; which is a special order only in Thailand, made the reflection light on the building in various dimensions. The building will have different colors at different times of day. The front of Metropolis was created an Arch shape with a Terrace on the top of retail floor for the splendid Sukhumvit road landscape. Moreover, there are 2 cylindrical glass elevators in the front of building for supporting retails.
For the towering office building is designed to look modern and airy inspired by the Iceberg shape. Each floor has a different twist in degrees that the twisted parallel to the Sukhumvit road. It creates different views for the people on the office building. Furthermore, the building’s features include a curtain wall and column-free in order to create a panorama view.
The building features two storeys of retail space, 14 storeys of luxury office space and a rooftop. The elegant white marble decorative wall adds a unique concept to its interior design. The ceiling of the luxurious dome lobby measures up to be 10-meter high with floor to ceiling curtain wall as a large glass wall around the building, allowing natural light to be around every corner and Column-free interiors, allowing flexibility in planning office space. Each floor has a ceiling height 3.30 meters which is the highest among office buildings in Bangkok. The outside landscape is French formal garden with a musical fountain. This was inspired by the gardens of the Palace of Versailles giving the tenants’ sense of sophistication and uniqueness.
Metropolis is designed to be the most luxurious building in Bangkok focusing on its exceptional design and exclusiveness that will in turn, enhance the corporate image and status of its tenants. These innovative and compelling designs features will appeal to discerning seeking the perfect work environment.
OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Luxurious dome lobby with ceiling height of 10 meters
  • Ceiling height 3.30 meters, the highest among office buildings in Bangkok.
  • Column-free interiors, allowing flexibility in planning office space
  • Floor plate with an area of approximately 1,000 square meters
  • Up to 15 meters of core-to-window depth
  • Intelligent security system with turnstile access control and destination-control elevators

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
  • 26,000 square meters luxury boutique office building
  • Located in the business prominent area in the heart of Bangkok
  • A few minutes’ walk from Phrom Phong BTS station, with an easy access to the express way
  • 2 storeys of retail facilities
  • The landscape outside is a French formal garden and a musical fountain
  • A combination of classic and modern architecture
  • Surrounded by many attractions and facilities; shopping malls, supermarkets, fine restaurants and expatriate residential area
For more information, please call 02 654-6999 or visit www.metropolisbangkok.com
About new projects of Fico Corporation
Residence Metropole (by the Ascott limited)
A boutique service apartment targeting the high-end market. This project is Fico’s first service apartment. The building adopts 19th-century neoclassicism for its exterior and interior, with 116 rooms, a fitness centre, swimming pool and onsen. The project enjoys a prime location in the heart of Thonglor, accessible via an expressway and Thonglor BTS station. The project will be completed by the first quarter of 2016.

Ekamai Residence
A Luxury resident project only eight units in Ekamai area, with a minimum price of 35.99 million baht.  This project is also the first housing project of FICO Corporation. The project will be completed in 2016.
About FICO Corporation
FICO was found by Srichawla family in 1947. The first foray was into textile, and then gradually to other businesses. Now FICO is a diversified group with active business activities spanning from Hospitality, Commercial Real Estate, Luxury Retail, Manufacturing & Trading, Engineering & Technology, Entertainment & Media and Food and Beverage under Evolution Capital PCL.
FICO is a respected leader in the property development industry and is credited with having developed many landmark properties across Bangkok. FICO currently focuses on the development and management of commercial real estate, including several high profile prestigious properties across Thailand and worldwide. Some of FICO’s properties in Thailand are Interchange 21, FICO Place, Fenix Tower, Fenix Thonglor, Hotel Muse, Pullman Grande Bangkok Sukhumvit, The Eugenia Bangkok, Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit, Novotel Bangkok Silom, Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit and Le Fenix Sukhumvit.