December 16, 2023Manisha Roy

‘World’s biggest workspace’: Surat Diamond Bourse to open on Sunday

Surat Diamond Bourse, ‘world’s biggest workspace’, is all set to be inaugurated on Sunday.

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Beating the US's Pentagon in terms of capacity, SDB will have 4,200 diamond trading offices.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the diamond bourse on December 17.

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The total built-up area of the entire SDB campus is 68,17,050 sq ft.

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The nine ground-plus-15-storey towers of 81m elevation are interconnected through the atrium spine.

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SDB targets to shift the entire diamond trading business from Mumbai to Surat.

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Post 2023 Diwali, around 135 offices opened in SDB, of which 26 are run by Mumbai-based businessmen, who have either shifted or expanded their business to Surat.

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Despite its humongous size, one can reach the farthest corner of the building within six minutes on the top floor of any of its 15-storied towers using any of the 131 elevators.

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The SDB also houses a diamond jewellery mall which will be opened on Sunday.

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Along with the mall, SDB has a 40,000 sq ft Customs House on the upper basement of the Diamond Club to help customs officials expedite clearances.

Source: www.suratdiamondbourse.in