Located at the heart of the Hongqiao Commercial District, THE HUB is the only commercial complex in China that is directly connected to the Hongqiao Transportation Hub. It provides a planned total GFA of 382,524 sq.m.. Master plan for the project was carried out by the renowned architectural firm Ben Wood. Aiming to develop into a new landmark of comprehensive one-stop brand new lifestyle experience centre, THE HUB, with the brand concept of "GO! WEST", presents complete one-stop facilities for beer and skittles, as well as a series of innovative theme activities, in an attempt to provide business, leisure and entertainment facilities for the 75 million population including office workers in the Hongqiao Business District, residents of West Shanghai, and those living within an hour's reach via high speed rail.
The development includes:
THE HUB Mall:
THE HUB Mall gathers together food and drink, shopping, parent-child services, leisure, and entertainment. Bringing together diversified retail brands, culture & entertainment experience, and famous Chinese & foreign cuisine including Michelin Star restaurants, it is home to the first IMAX Emperor UA Cinema in the region, the first YAN JI YOU in Shanghai, and the first Australian indoor sports park LATITUDE.
With a check-in lounge in the first floor, it is the first commercial centre in the Chinese mainland to provide remote check-in and luggage service. The third floor of the mall is exclusively designed for parent-child activities of over 10,000 square meters, involving an unparalleled range of featured services to create a destination of one-stop shopping experience.
THE HUB Xintiandi:
Continuing Shanghai Xintiandi's international fashion and leisure, it is a modern courtyard-style neighborhood characterized by contemporary architecture and commerce. It boasts middle and high end innovative cuisine from across the globe, with several conceptual restaurants making their debut in Shanghai.
BADA Playground, which is equipped with public children’s recreation facilities, is updated in May 2018. Having introduced parenting and pet nursery, it will better serve the surrounding international neighborhood. The first Cordis under Langham Hotels International is also settled here, thus enhancing the business travel support services for the whole region.
Showroom Offices: The development contains four office buildings constructed as per LEED Standards established by the U.S. Green Building Council. The first-ever "showroom offices" concept integrates the top architectural design with the modern structure, attracting numerous world's top 500 companies, such as Roche Diagnostics, Shell China and GoodBaby, etc. as well as naked HUB leading the new trend of co-working space to settle here.
It is the first standalone art building in a commercial complex in Shanghai, designed by internationally renowned architectures and interior designers. It aims at creating a modern multi-functional space which can accommodate various cultural events including brand launches, product exhibitions, and themed events. The following events were held here, Da Vinci The Genius, Edinburgh frontier drama exhibition, 50 Anniversary Exhibition of Journey to the stars, and League of Legends Pro League, just to name a few. Focusing on art and cultural life, THE HUB strives to become a new platform for culture and entertainment in West Shanghai.
Hotel (Cordis, Shanghai, Hongqiao):
Located in Xintiandi area, it was opened in the summer of 2017 as a business hotel directly connected to Hongqiao Transportation Hub. Offering a host of facilities including 396 luxurious rooms, gourmet food, and multi-function conference rooms, it is also the first Asian hotel equipped with large-scale and complete air filtration and purification system. The convenient and comfortable accommodation experience, together with Xintiandi’s garden and landscape, creates an "urban oasis" atmosphere. The in-house Chinese restaurant Ming Court’s cuisine is comparable to those of Michelin starred restaurants. The hotel also boasts various leisure options such as the buffet restaurant C Market and Connection 12, etc.
Check-in services: In the mall, check-in and baggage check-in services are provided for 12 domestic airlines in T2 of Hongqiao International Airport. Outside the check-in lounge, consumers can find free shuttle buses commuting every 30 minutes between the hotel and T2 of Hongqiao International Airport. Inside the mall, the luggage storage service is also provided.