Chinese golf developer Mission Hills Group is diversifying. The group has announced plans to invest US$800 million to build a new leisure and commercial project, Mission Hills Centreville, in the Longshua New District of Shenzhen.
Mission Hills says Centreville will be the area's only hotel, offices, parks, shopping malls, clubs and apartments development, servicing five million residents within a 100-kilometre radius. Centreville is the first large-scale construction commercial project in Longshua New District and is expected to open by the end of 2013.
The project will cover 500,000 square metres, with plans to feature more than 200 international brands and numerous shopping, dining and entertainments attractions, including three internationally-renowned hotels, a luxury spa, high end apartments and a seven screen, 1,000-seat Orange Sky Golden Harvest cinema with the first ‘Motion Chair D-Box’; and IMAX imaging technology in China.
Mission Hills chairman Dr Ken Chu said: “Over the last 20 years, Mission Hills has been a strong advocate for sports, leisure and wellness. Mission Hills Centreville is an urban HOPSCA development that will continue this focus by providing local residents and enterprises with a world-class leisure and living experience.” xterior and landscaping design will be done by American firm EDSA.