Developed by Parkland Real Estate Development Co. Ltd, One Shenzhen Bay will have a gross floor area of approximately 470,000 square metres - combining office space, luxury residences, high-end commercial space, and the 338-metre tall signature tower that will be home to Raffles Shenzhen. The project will be a new destination for Shenzhen, all with spectacular views across Shenzhen Bay.
One Shenzhen Bay features stunning design and architecture by the international firm KPF, and will enjoy the best location in the Shenzhen Bay Financial Center, with direct connections to the new Qianhai Economic Zone and Hong Kong. Located at the Houhai Lake Park in Shenzhen Bay, One Shenzhen Bay is well positioned to benefit from the continued economic development in Shenzhen. With the Hong Kong bridge and border crossing just opposite One Shenzhen Bay, Raffles Shenzhen is only 30 minutes’ drive from Central, Hong Kong.
Commenting on Raffles Shenzhen, Peter French, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts said, “Shenzhen has been at the forefront of China’s phenomenal growth, and innovative developments such as One Shenzhen Bay will ensure that the city continues to play a leading role in international trade, shipping, tourism and finance. With Raffles properties in the key Chinese destinations of Beijing, Hainan and soon Shenzhen, I am very excited about our luxury hotel brand’s growing presence in China and see additional opportunities for future growth in the country.”
Mr. Xu Hang, Chairman of Parkland Real Estate Company commented,
“As one of the top luxury hotel brands in the world, Raffles has a high standard in the selection of locations and owners. The signing of Raffles Shenzhen at One Shenzhen Bay is underpinned by a shared appreciation between Parkland Real Estate Development Co. Ltd and Raffles Hotels & Resorts for location selection, comprehensive strength, operation concept and quality. The international luxury standing and high service quality that Raffles brings to this project will enhance the value and reputation of One Shenzhen Bay as one of the world’s top projects. The cooperation between Raffles and Parkland also attests to the value of One Shenzhen Bay, as well as the Shenzhen Bay International Area in the international market.”
Raffles Shenzhen will feature 200 luxurious guestrooms and serviced residences all with expansive views, four restaurants and bars, private meeting and event spaces for business meetings and social gatherings, as well as a Raffles Spa. Continuing a 126-year tradition, Raffles will bring to Shenzhen the famous Raffles Butlers and the warm, graceful and personalized service for which they are known.
This signing of the Raffles Shenzhen hotel management agreement follows the successful opening of Raffles Hainan on 1 September 2013. Raffles Shenzhen will be Raffles Hotels & Resorts’ third hotel in China.
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About Raffles Hotels & Resorts: Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore. The portfolio currently comprises ten luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world: in Singapore, Cambodia, China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Paris and the Philippines, each one is an oasis of calm and charm. The company is embarking on a new phase of expansion, with openings in Istanbul and Indonesia scheduled over the next year. With a compelling mix of cultures and styles, every hotel in the Raffles family has its own individual personality, with its own story to tell and its own sense of place. However, each one is proud to draw on the timeless essence of Raffles – to deliver thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.
About Parkland Real Estate Co. Ltd: Parkland Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. is an integrated real estate operator with a reliable reputation, strong capital, and capable team. Founded in June 2007, the company is committed to creating quality life styles and developing cities in China with its strategic planning, scientific management system, professional marketing capabilities and brand influence. The company has an advanced management mode: the senior management team is the core decision-makers, managers are the operator. This mode forms a streamlined and efficient organization system. The company has an experienced management team in real estate development, a skilled and motivated team of talented employees, and the world's top professional cooperation team. Thus ensure the company's professionalism and innovation, with scientific and efficient management, and its demands of perfection, the company will continue to develop in the future. Parkland Real Estate Co. Ltd aims to be the "world-class, industry benchmarking"