“At KPG Funds, we put health and wellness at the forefront of everything we do, so we are spending money on what tenants really want in a post-COVID world.”
Co-Founder and CEO
Elite boutique office building becomes the first hands-free, frictionless offering of its kind in NYC.
Installing the Openpath system is both cost-efficient and effortless for security integrator ESCC. Even in the gut-renovation, historic cast iron building, Openpath readers are designed to conveniently mount wherever they’re needed, and the cloud-based platform eliminates the need to dedicate space to a cumbersome on-site server. KPG Funds plans to roll out similar touchless access systems across their existing and future portfolio.
For KPG Funds, creating an upscale workplace environment with a focus on security and safety is the only way to move forward in the post-COVID world. That’s why their new high-end, boutique office project in downtown Manhattan needed to be modern, effortless and streamlined, but still offer top-tier, future-proof safety features to give tenants the peace of mind to feel safe at work. In order to bring to life their vision for the first hands-free, frictionless office in NYC at L’Atelier at 446 Broadway, they sought out a wellness-minded security solution that wouldn’t slow things down—a key selling point in the city that never sleeps. KPG Funds needed a reliable security system that wouldn’t interrupt the daily flow, was designed to fit with the premium aesthetic of the space, and offered smart hands-free configurations throughout the building.
When it comes to future-proofing an office space for the post-pandemic environment, going hands-free is a top priority for any prospective tenant. Openpath gives KPG Funds the ability to create a touchless entry experience throughout the entire building, with wave-to-unlock features at every door, and floor-by-floor elevator and stairwell access control. Openpath’s sleek, modern design contributes to the overall frictionless look and feel of the high-end space from the moment you walk through the door.
To ensure the building is safe, secure, and accessible 24/7, the cloud-based system can be managed remotely from a single, user-friendly interface, with patented Triple Unlock technology that works even when the Internet is down. Administrators can easily trigger a remote unlock, activate a lockdown plan, or instantly credential new users and issue visitor passes without being on-site. The open API architecture also offers tenants the added benefit of seamless integrations with other IoT security platforms including video management, amenity software, and visitor management systems.