Wuhan Tiandi, a refined project developed by Shui On Land, is situated in the Yongqing area of central Hankou District in Wuhan. To its east is the Yangtze River, and it faces the picturesque Riverside Park. Wuhan Tiandi is designed to be a multi-function city centre mixed-use development project, bringing together residential, offices, hotels, retail, dinning, entertainment and other facilities, in order to grow in tandem with the long-term planning and strategy of Wuhan’s international development.
The project covers a site area of 610,000 sq.m., with a GFA of 2,060,158 sq.m (including more than 15.5 million sq. ft. public amenities and space ). Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM) from the U.S. is the planning consultant.
The architect of Wuhan Tiandi’s historical buildings development is the chief designer of Shanghai Xintiandi, Mr. Benjamin Wood, who has overseen the renovation of the project’s nine historical buildings. His design injects new vigor in traditional architectural features y while enhancing its business value.
Wuhan Tiandi retains Wuhan’s local characteristics and historical culture, and fuses with fashionable elements and modern facilities. The development will greatly enhance the urban environment, expand the green space, and provide an advanced and comfortable working and living environment, all to make Wuhan Tiandi a trendsetting zone for lifestyle, work, culture and entertainment. After completion, it will not only be a new landmark in Wuhan, but also a focal point for Central China to connect with the world.
Shui On Land has always adhered to the principle of sustainable development, and incorporates it into each stage of its project development. In 2009, the master-planned development of Wuhan Tiandi was awarded the LEED-ND Gold Pre-Authentication, issued by the Green Building Council of the U.S.. In 2011, the Xintiandi Business District project received the LEED-CS Gold Certification, and 5 Corporate Avenue also received the LEED-CS Gold Pre-Authentication issued by the Green Building Council.
The Wuhan Xintiandi Commercial District: Drawing on the example of the Taipingqiao project in Shanghai, Wuhan Xintiandi, fully completed in November 2009, is a large-scale, mixed-use redevelopment project with a total GFA of 57,000 sq.m. and a 25,000 sq.m. GFA underground garage. Based on the preference of local Wuhan people for outdoor recreation and dining, China’s first outdoor food street with air conditioning is built in the Wuhan Xintiandi project. The 9,300 sq.m. walking green belt provides plenty of open space, and a green environment full of trees, shrubs and grasses. Green roofs are used on all flat roofs to create a harmonious environment between human and nature.
Up to February 2018, there were a total of 84 tenants in Wuhan Xintiandi Business District, with F&B accounting for 63%, and the rest are retail, cinemas, beauty salons, etc.
HORIZON, an international fashionable shopping center, was formally open since 17 September 2016. This one-stop shopping center brings together nearly 200 global trendy brands. It brings the avant-garde fashion spirit, and delights customers with its wide range of offerings from shopping to dining, leisure and entertainment.
Different from traditional high-end shopping centers, HORIZON brings international brands, international delicacies, LUXE cinema, lifestyle bookstore, kids amusements and household consumption all in one place, making it a one-stop shopping center with the highest quality and the most interesting mix of offerings in Wuhan. Its three-storey underground space covers a total GFA of 120,000 sq.m. with 2,992 parking spaces.
Park Place, a family fashion shopping center, will be a one-stop family-life experience hub covering 150,000 sq.m.. In contrast with the fashionable element of Wuhan Xintiandi, or the international touch of HORIZON, Park Place shopping center provides dinning, retail, a kids and family-friendly space, large supermarkets and other businesses, all of which make up a new business model to meet the daily needs of well-off families.
As an important part of the business district along the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Wuhan Tiandi Business Cluster, with a total GFA of about 500,000 sq.m. is now taking shape. The cluster, which brings Grade-A offices, five-star hotels and high-end department stores together in one will help enhance the profile of Wuhan as an international city.
Corporate Centre 5, the first international-standard Grade-A office building in Wuhan Tiandi Business Cluster was open at the end of 2011. With a total GFA of about 59,000 sq.m., Corporate Centre 5, delivered at the end of 2011, is the first international standard Grade-A office building in Wuhan, and it greatly lifted the standards of office buildings in Wuhan. Its occupancy rate is over 90%.
The second phase of Wuhan Tiandi Business Cluster is also taking shape. It includes the 450 m. high A1 tower, the 130 m. high A2 tower and 160 m. high A3 tower. The total GFA of A2 and A3 towers, Corporate Centre 2 and 3, is over 110,000 sq.m.. The towers were delivered in 2015, and is currently on offer for release.
The twin towers of Park Place, currently under construction, will be the new business landmark following 5 Corporate Centre, and 1, 2 and 3 Corporate Avenue. The project promotes harmony and unity between human, architecture and nature. With an exterior of bamboo façade, Park Place’s Grade-A office building preserves the natural greenery to the fullest possible extent, and creates a unique integration of ecology and humanity.
The total GFA of Phase I of the Riverview project is 69,000 sq.m., with a total underground area amounting to 25,000 sq.m.. All the residential units of this project have been delivered and the occupancy rate is 70%. The GFA of Phase II of the Riverview project is 89,000 sq.m., with a total underground area of 47,000 sq.m.. All the units of the second phase have also been delivered. The GFA of Phase III of the Riverview project is 50,000 sq.m., with a total underground area of 21,000sq.m.. All the unis were delivered at the end of 2011.
Wuhan Tiandi’s Site B, with a total GFA of about 950,000 sq.m., began construction in January 2011. The total GFA of its residential building is about 529,000 sq.m., and the office and retail area is about 423,000 sq.m..
The residential portion will be developed in stages. The total GFA of Lot B9 is 65,000 sq.m., and the houses were delivered at mid-December 2012. The total GFA of Lot B11 is 55,000 sq.m., and the units were delivered at the end of 2013.
Wuhan Tiandi’s Lot B3 is positioned as the first “International Family Community” in the “river city” (as Wuhan is known). The residential units were delivered at the end of 2014.
In addition, Wuhan Tiandi’s Lot B14, or "La Riva" was formally delivered in October 2016. The project creates a new first-grade luxury residence along the Yangtze River, and redefines the standards for luxury residences in Wuhan.
The first City Park residential building in Wuhan, Park Place, was formally launched in the Wuhan Tiandi’s Site B.- The project provides new residential design concepts for the elite class aspiring a fashionable lifestyle, and set the standard for a new way of living. Phase one of the project has been sold out, and officially delivered at the end of 2017.
Wuhan Tiandi’s Site B not only includes a large number of top-grade ancillary commercial facilities and a high-end international residential community, but also offers Wuhan's first national grade three-star green building - Wanfang club - and Wuhan's first community waterscape wetland park. The community also offers one-stop 12-year educational resources, with bilingual international kindergartens, Changchun Street Primary School and 71st middle school established in the community.
Wuhan Tiandi always upholds Shui On Land’s ‘sustainable development’ business philosophy. It develops in tandem with Wuhan city, and continue to drive Wuhan’s internationalized lifestyle.