Press Releases

BOFFICE enhances assets of 'BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier’ by installing FACIAL RECOGNITION access control system for touchless access purpose,

reinforce preventive measures of COVID-19 BOFFICE has showed an outstanding occupancy rate of 92-94% at the end of April

BOFFICE enhances the quality of office building assets 'BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier' by installing FACIAL RECOGNITION access control system . This system offers facial recognition, assessment body temperature and elevator destination connection, to reduce touching surfaces and respond to the New Normal. BOFFICE raised 4 main measures to prevent COVID-19. BOFFICE also shows the outstanding occupancy rate of 92-94% of both buildings, at the end of April.

Mr. Attakorn Netneramitdee, Managing Director of BHIRAJ REIT Management Co., Ltd., as the REIT Manager of BOFFICE has revealed that the Company focuses on enhancement of BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier office building, one of the assets of Bhiraj Office Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (BOFFICE) under the management of the Company. In addition, to reinforce the distinctiveness of the property which is a leading grade A office building in the form of Mixed-use Commercial Complex within the same area as The EmQuartier Shopping Complex. The building is located on the prime Sukhumvit location, which is the Bangkok's Central Business District (CBD) and also connected to the Phrom Phong BTS Skytrain Station.

Recently, BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier has installed FACIAL RECOGNITION access control system to control enter and exit of the building. This system is a new technology that can scan and recognize faces, measure body temperature and automatically connect to elevator destination control system without pressing and touching the elevator’s panel which allow tenants and visitors enter and exit the building more quickly.

“BOFFICE is continuously developing its assets, BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier by installing new technology.

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, BOFFICE has installed the FACIAL RECOGNITION access control system, in order to enhance the technology of the buildings and respond to the new normal life or New Normal under the new wave of COVID-19 pandemic situation," he said.

Mr. Attakorn continued that at the same time, BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier office building has launched ‘preventive and awareness of covid-19 measures to reassure that hygiene and safety are served to all tenants and visitors. The property manager must strictly comply all covid-19 measures, including monitoring, preventing and controlling,

In this regard, the building has continuously implemented 4 measures on hygiene and safety against COVID-19, namely Screening point at the entrance of the building, social distancing, asking for cooperation to reduce the touch, which could decrease the chance of infection and increase the frequency of cleaning and spraying of disinfectants in various areas of the building, especially the common area. In addition, all building users have to register the Thai Chana application, wear a mask at all times, keep distance between people to reduce congestion and limit the maximum number of elevator users at 9 people.

BOFFICE has showed very impressive performance in the first quarter of 2021. Even though the pandemic had started to spread out, but the high quality of the assets as well as the well-managed have proven to be effective. Both two buildings of BOFFICE, BHIRAJ TOWER at EmQuartier has reached the occupancy rate of 92%, while BHIRAJ TOWER at BITEC, which is part of the BITEC Mixed-Use Complex project, has reached the occupancy rate of 94%. These high occupancy rates have reflected the continued demand of office space rentals in the downtown area. Thus, BOFFICE was able to make a net profit in the first quarter of current year of 139.46 million Baht, an increase of 48.87% compared to the same period of last year. Showing net profit of 93.68 million Baht, mainly resulting from an acquisition of new investment in BHIRAJ TOWER at BITEC. For more information, please access the website https://www.bofficereit.com.