Swire Pacific Limited
(Incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability)


HKRI Taikoo Hui's Shopping Mall Opens its Doors with
Exclusive Star Wars Exhibition

4 May 2017, Shanghai - HKRI Taikoo Hui, the last major development in Shanghai's Puxi central business district, began welcoming guests today to its shopping complex, who explored some of the newest international brands to debut in the city and Mainland China, while also enjoying the extensive "Force Everywhere" HKRI Taikoo Hui * Star Wars Theme Exhibition. Located on Nanjing Road (West), this mixed-use project comprising a shopping mall, two premium Grade-A office towers, two hotels and one serviced-apartment building, is set to be an iconic lifestyle destination and a premium business address in Shanghai.

A joint venture between Swire Properties and HKR International, 90% of the retail space at HKRI Taikoo Hui has already been leased, with the shopping complex offering around 250 fashion, lifestyle, beauty and accessories brands, and 45 eateries. The shopping mall has also dedicated over 10 event spaces to host exceptional activities and events. To showcase the development's dedication to offering world-class experiences, HKRI Taikoo Hui has partnered with The Walt Disney Company (China) Ltd to be the sole host of the HKRI Taikoo Hui * Star Wars Theme Exhibition in Mainland China.

Running from today until 18 June, the Star Wars-themed exhibition features a giant X-wing starfighter, life-size Stormtroopers, and a Hot Toys Millennium Falcon's cockpit model, as well as an interactive VR area. The different elements of the Exhibition can be found throughout the mall, and immerses visitors in the world of Star Wars like never before.

"HKRI Taikoo Hui blends commercial and green spaces to create a truly urban oasis landmark, offering more unique experience to our shoppers to become the most exciting and thriving destination for visitors to Shanghai and residents alike," said Cha Mou Zing Victor, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of HKR International.

"With our experience and track record in developing mixed-use projects in Mainland China, we are confident that HKRI Taikoo Hui will become one of city's most admired lifestyle landmarks, and set a new benchmark for world-class experiences in Shanghai, signifying our continued long-term commitment to the city," said Guy Bradley, Chief Executive of Swire Properties.

Retail & Dining Experiences - Highlights

HKRI Taikoo Hui features an array of retail outlets and eateries, with several brands launching their debut or concept stores in Shanghai or Mainland China for the first time.

Guests can shop for high-end fashion jewelry at SWAROVSKI, while also exploring a rare art installation at the brand's flagship store. A freshly brewed cup of coffee at the 2,700 sqm Starbucks Roastery and Reserve Tasting Room - the first in Asia, will be the ideal break before guests head over to Space Cycle, a yoga and spinning studio from Taiwan, for some intense and fun exercise.

For an exceptional dining experience, guests can enjoy the offerings at Little Nanyang, Grandma's Home - Time Travel, the brand's first fine-dining eatery. Guests seeking more F&B and shopping can head over to the 4,000 sqm city'super concept store for cooking lessons using a wide array of the freshest ingredients, or to explore foods from around the world. A host of international fashion brands such as BAOBAO ISSEY MIYAKE, Sandro men, Ted Baker, Max&Co, Adidas, Nike, lululemon and CK Performance offer a dynamic spectrum of apparel; Kiehl's, Caudalie, Shu Uemura and others make up over 20 standalone beauty offerings, to name but a few.

As guests enjoy their shopping sprees, they can recharge or take a break in the vast S-shaped atrium which is lit by natural sunlight streaming through the immense glass roof; adding a special touch to an already unforgettable experience.

Office Towers & Hotels - Highlights

The two office towers will be home to a mix of domestic, regional and international corporations, including several Fortune 500 companies who have chosen HKRI Taikoo Hui as their Asia Pacific and Mainland China headquarters. To date, 70% of the total office space has been rented out.

HKRI Centre One opened its doors in December 2016, with 4,000 office workers commuting to the new heart of the Puxi CBD each day; while tenants have begun moving into HKRI Centre Two since April 2017.

Both of these office towers were built with sustainability in mind and are among the few commercial buildings in Shanghai to have been pre-certified for a LEED® Platinum rating.

A mixed-use development, HKRI Taikoo Hui also comprises two hotels and one serviced-apartment building, for a total of 400 plus rooms. The hotels and apartments will be launched later in 2017

HKRI Taikoo Hui will officially launch in October this year.

- End -

About HKRI Taikoo Hui
Located at 789 Nanjing Road (West), HKRI Taikoo Hui is a 50:50 joint venture between two Hong Kong listed companies - HKR International and Swire Properties, with a total investment of RMB17 billion. The development covers an area of about 63,000 square metres, and a gross floor area of about 322,000 square metres, including a lifestyle shopping mall, two premium Grade A office towers, three boutique hotels and serviced apartments, and more than 1,200 parking spaces. It has direct access to Metro Line 13, with Line 2 and Line 12 at West Nanjing Road station only waking distance away. The development is also strategically situated next to Yan'an Elevated Highway and N-S Elevated Highway, providing direct access to the Hongqiao Transportation Hub and Pudong International Airport.

About HKR International Limited
HKR International Limited has been listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong since 1989 (Stock Code: 00480). The Group has diversified interests in real estate development and investment, property management, luxury hotels and serviced apartments, healthcare services and other investments in Hong Kong, Mainland China and across Asia.

About Swire Properties
Swire Properties develops and manages commercial, retail, hotel and residential properties, with a particular focus on mixed-use developments in prime locations at major mass transportation intersections. Swire Properties is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and its investment portfolio in Hong Kong comprises Taikoo Place, Cityplaza and Pacific Place as its core holdings. In addition to Hong Kong, the Company has investments in Mainland China, the United States and Singapore.

VIP guests officiate at the launching ceremony of the Star Wars-themed exhibition at
HKRI Taikoo Hui in Shanghai:
(From left to right) Daniel Chong, Deputy General Manager of HKRI Taikoo Hui;
Clarence Lee, General Manager of Leasing and management of HKRI Taikoo Hui;
Carol Choi, Vice President, Marketing, Greater China of Walt Disney; Kermid Rahman,
China Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Products and Interactive
of Walt Disney; Guy Bradley, Chief Executive of Swire Properties; Victor Cha,
Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of HKR International; Huang Yongqian,
Vice Director of Investment Promotion Office of Jing’an District; Jackie Tang,
General Manager of HKRI Taikoo Hui; Susan Du, Deputy General Manager of
Leasing and management of HKRI Taikoo Hui

Victor Cha, Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of HKR International
(fourth from right), Guy Bradley, Chief Executive of Swire Properties
(third from right), Carol Choi, Vice President, Marketing, Greater China
of Walt Disney (fourth from left), Kermid Rahman, China Vice President
and General Manager of Consumer Products and Interactive of Walt
Disney (third from left), and the senior management of HKRI Taikoo Hui,
toasted to celebrate the opening of the Star Wars-themed exhibition at
HKRI Taikoo Hui in Shanghai.

Source: Swire Pacific Limited
  • Press Releases
  • Company's Index

  • © Copyright 1996-2024 Ltd. All rights reserved.
    DISCLAIMER: Ltd makes no guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of any information provided on this website. Under no circumstances shall Ltd be liable for damages resulting from the use of the information provided on this website.
    TRADEMARK & COPYRIGHT: All intellectual property rights subsisting in the contents of this website belong to Ltd or have been lawfully licensed to Ltd for use on this website. All rights under applicable laws are hereby reserved. Reproduction of this website in whole or in part without the express written permission of Ltd is strictly prohibited.
    TERMS OF USE: Please read the Terms of Use governing the use of our website.