China’s largest residential real-estate developer, China Vanke Company Limited, has joined with Solís Hotels & Resorts to introduce the first Solís Hotels & Resorts property to the People’s Republic of China.
The two companies are planning to open the Solís Vanke Center in Shenzhen as a luxury 200-room hotel featuring an international conference center.
According to Solís Hotels & Resorts, the project will be completed in two phases. The conference center is due to open at the end of June 2011, followed by the hotel opening during the second quarter of 2012.
As a flagship hotel for the group, Solís Vanke Center is being designed by interior designer Jaya Ibrahim. Ibrahim has received acclaim for his distinctive interiors for upscale hotels and private homes from Jakarta to Miami. The Vanke Center itself was designed by Steven Holl Architects and the building’s floating architecture has made Vanke Center well-known as the world’s first horizontal skyscraper.
The most significant development in Dameisha and the city of Shenzhen, Vanke Center is located in Yantian, a popular seashore resort area. It offers proximity to the 1,800-meter long Dameisha Beach, theme parks, golf courses, business and shopping centers, as well as easy access to the Hong Kong borders and Shenzhen International Airport.
According to Solís Hotels & Resorts, Solís Vanke Center will match its premier location with a full slate of five-star amenities and very high levels of personal service.
Directly connected to the hotel, the 8,000-square-meter Conference and Exhibition Center offers a grand ballroom of 1,100 square meters, an auditorium seating 469, two video-conferencing rooms and seven meeting and board rooms, all complemented by the latest audio, visual and communications technologies.
A monument to green architecture, Vanke Center unites the headquarters for China Vanke Co. Ltd., additional office spaces, and the Solís Vanke Center Hotel and Conference Center in China’s first property to receive LEED Platinum certification.
For further information about Solís Vanke Center, contact Solís Hotels & Resorts, Singapore, 1 Temasek Avenue, Millenia Tower, 41st Floor, Singapore 039192. (65) 6434 9877 or Solís Hotels & Resorts, 3384 Peachtree Road, Suite 375, Atlanta, GA 30326 USA, 404-842-7280.
The largest real estate developer in the People’s Republic of China, China Vanke Company Limited is engaged in developing, managing and selling residential and commercial properties across 40 cities in the Pearl River Delta, Yangtze River Delta and Bohai-Rim Region. China Vanke Co. Ltd. is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Solís Hotels & Resorts is a collection of upscale resorts, hotels and residences and the company has corporate offices in Singapore and the United States. For more information, visit www.solishotels.com.
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