KUNMING, China, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring City 66, Hang Lung Properties' commercial complex in Kunming, Yunnan Province, today organized a media tour to showcase its world-class Office Tower show suite. Mr. Derek Pang, Director -- Leasing & Management, and Mr. Adrian Lo, Director -- Project Management of Hang Lung Properties, introduced the market positioning, architectural design, features and facilities of Kunming's first ever Grade A Office Tower.
Mr. Derek Pang, Director -- Leasing & Management said, "Hang Lung Properties has been involved in the commercial property market in both Hong Kong and the Mainland for many years with rich experience in the management of world-class commercial complexes and Grade A office towers. We believe Spring City 66 will bring more business opportunities for the southwest region of China and Southeast Asia, attracting renowned financial institutions and professional bodies, both local and overseas. The project will also promote the commercial development of Kunming by injecting vitality into the business sector."
Upon completion, the 66-story Office Tower of Spring City 66, standing at a height of 350 meters, will be the tallest building in the city. In terms of market positioning, customer service, and architectural design, the Office Tower will re-define international standards in Grade A office towers. Mr. Adrian Lo, Director -- Project Management said, "Hang Lung is pleased to have collaborated with world-renowned project teams to develop an avant-garde concept using different technologies. From its design to use of materials, Spring City 66 exudes Kunming's unique features and has integrated sustainability elements to position the project as a role model for world-class Grade A office towers in the city and the southwest region."
The architect and the interior design consultant of the project is Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), a renowned architectural firm. The "interlocking roof form" has incorporated undulating layers into the structure to evoke the mountainous terrain that surrounds Kunming. The Office Tower of Spring City 66 has adopted advanced hardware and an environmental-friendly design with features such as energy saving systems and temperature adjustment zones. The project has been recognized with the award of the "Precertification under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Core and Shell Development -- Gold Level" issued by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Office Tower comes in high quality handover condition including a galvanized steel sound absorbing ceiling, clear raised floors and furnished public areas. Each floor is about 3,200 to 3,400 square meters, with a clear ceiling height of 2.9 meters, which gives tenants maximum flexibility in the interior design of office space. The tallest building in Kunming, the Office Tower at Spring 66 also boasts the largest number of elevators, with 37 high-speed lifts to meet the needs of tenants including five double-deck shutter lifts connecting to the sky lobby to maximize vertical transportation efficiency.
Appreciating the concept of integrating life and work, Hang Lung has invited global architecture and interior design firm, M Moser Associates to design a show suite for the Spring 66 Office Tower. The design integrates the natural environment of Kunming into the office space, which allows unlimited possibilities for integrating work and living in the sustainable environment. M Moser Associates' clients are located around the globe, including Microsoft in New York, Nike in Chengdu and Google in Hong Kong, to name a few.
To date, Hang Lung Properties' investment portfolio in Hong Kong and across Mainland has a total gross floor area of 2,895,000 square meters, of which about 556,000 square meters comprise office towers. Projects developed by Hang Lung have always been a sought-after destination for multi-national companies and world-famous enterprises. Managed by Hang Lung's professional Service Delivery team, the project provides tenants with a unique, personalized, and prestigious customer experience. With its customer-centric strategy, Hang Lung is committed to creating a world-class service model. Tenants will be able to enjoy a variety of personalized concierge services, representative of the high-quality management of the building.
The Spring City 66 Office Tower is now open for pre-leasing. Tenants are expected start moving in the third quarter of 2019.
About Hang Lung Properties
Hang Lung Properties Limited (stock code: 00101), a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index and Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Indices in Hong Kong, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index since 2017, is a leading real estate developer operating in Hong Kong and mainland China. Boasting a diversified portfolio of investment properties in Hong Kong, the Company has progressively branched out into the Mainland since the 1990s, with our distinctive footprint now fully established in Shanghai, Shenyang, Jinan, Wuxi, Tianjin, Dalian, Kunming, and Wuhan, with all the Mainland projects carrying the "66" brand. In May 2018, Hang Lung won an auction for a prime plot of land in Hangzhou, marking the Company's expansion to its ninth Mainland city. As Hang Lung's business continues to grow, the Company is set to develop into a highly admired national commercial property developer in China.
About Spring City 66
The first Hang Lung Properties project in mainland China's southwest region, Spring City 66 is located at the intersection of Dongfeng Dong Lu and Beijing Lu in Panlong District, Kunming's central business and commercial hub. The project is seamlessly connected to Metro lines No.2 and No.3, offering an optimal location and strong connectivity.
The mixed-use development under construction has a total gross floor area of 432,000 square meters, comprising a world-class shopping mall, a Grade A Office Tower, serviced apartments and car parking facilities. Famed for its pleasant weather, Kunming is known as "Spring City", and the natural landscape of the city has provided inspiration for the architectural design of the project. The undulating layers of the structure evoke the surrounding mountainous terrain, and highly visible green elements and outdoor leisure spaces flawlessly harmonize the design with the city and its lifestyle, creating a new landmark on the city's horizon that blooms with style and vitality. From the design stage, Spring City 66 has been conscious of the need to incorporate environmentally-friendly features. Its sustainability initiatives have already earned Spring City 66 the "Precertification under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Core and Shell Development -- Gold Level" issued by the U.S. Green Building Council in 2013.
Spring City 66 will showcase the Retail-tainment concept, a one-stop retail and entertainment shopping model, introducing over 300 international retail, dining, lifestyle, and entertainment brands in a confluence of unique experiences that will ignite the imagination of the community. Spring City 66 is poised to inject fresh new vitality into Kunming's burgeoning retail market with an excitement that will reverberate through the whole of Yunnan Province.