Sanlitun accelerates iterative steps towards a world-class business district

  Yesterday, Sanlitun Taikoo Li West District officially opened.

This has become another milestone in the commercial iteration of the Greater Sanlitun business district.

In addition to building upgrades, the surrounding environment has also been improved.

The upgraded block brings new vitality to the old urban fabric of Sanlitun community.

  Our reporter Ma Jing and Zhu Songmei

  After a one-month trial operation, yesterday, Sanlitun Taikoo Li West District announced the official opening, which is another milestone in the commercial iteration of the Greater Sanlitun business district.

Moving towards a world-class business district, the Sanlitun area will also be comprehensively upgraded.

The reporter was informed that in 2022, Sanlitun will launch a business district growth partner action plan to promote the overall planning and upgrading of various commercial projects.

  On November 2nd, the Taikoo Li West District of Sanlitun started its trial operation. Although this shopping mall with a total area of ​​about 27,500 square meters is small, it quickly jumped into a new check-in location.

According to Ma Zedan, general manager of Taikoo Li Sanlitun, during the trial operation of the West District, the average daily passenger flow on weekends was about 20,000.

"This passenger flow is already considerable for a small-scale project, and it is expected that as more stores open, it will attract more passenger flow."

  Sanlitun Taikoo Li West District was transformed on the basis of the original Yaxiu Building.

The transformed Yashow is repositioned as a fashionable lifestyle destination, gathering trendy fashion, high-quality catering, healthy living and entertainment.

In accordance with Beijing’s “14th Five-Year Plan” for the renewal and renovation of old areas, the West District’s upgrade and renovation process runs through the concepts of “innovation and evolution” and “community creation”. The existing internal structure of the building is optimized into a wider floor space, and the external facade adopts a large-area glass curtain wall as a whole, and upgraded convenience facilities such as elevators, escalators, and lighting to enhance the customer experience.

  In addition to the architectural upgrade, the surrounding environment of Yaxiu Building has also been improved. The road facilities on Yaxiu East Road and Yaxiu West Road have been renovated and upgraded, and the block landscape has been increased to provide more space for multicultural and artistic activities.

The upgraded West District will effectively enhance the commercial atmosphere of the entire district and bring new vitality to the old urban fabric of the Sanlitun community.

  Han Zhi, Director of Swire Properties’ retail business, said that Taikoo Li Sanlitun is Swire Properties’ first retail-led comprehensive development project in Mainland China. Since its opening in 2008, the innovation and evolution of the project have been closely linked to the urban renewal process of Beijing.

"The official opening of the West District not only marks the development of Taikoo Li Sanlitun into a new stage, but also demonstrates our continued support for Beijing's efforts to cultivate a world-class business district."

  After the debut of the Western District, Taikoo Li Sanlitun will also start the northward expansion of the North District.

In August of this year, the Chaoyang District Government, Beijing Public Transport Group and Swire Properties signed a cooperation framework agreement to jointly renovate and upgrade the land located on the north side of Taikoo Li Sanlitun to create a new landmark of urban commercial culture.

According to reports, the three parties are currently studying a cooperation model. The North Expansion Project has a large volume, covering an area about the sum of the current Sanlitun Taikoo Li's southern and northern districts, and will be built into an open block.

  According to Sun Shuguang, secretary of the Sanlitun Sub-district Work Committee, Chaoyang District is the main carrying area of ​​Beijing's construction of an international consumer center city with local characteristics and global influence. Sanlitun, as its core area, will be upgraded to a world-class business district. .

  "In the future, Gongti and Sanlitun Taikoo Li will form the two "Pearls" of Sanlitun. Both parties will initiate the establishment of a business district alliance autonomous organization, launch a business district growth partner action plan, and form benign communication and misaligned operations within the business district." Sun Shuguang said that after the completion of the industrial reconstruction, nearly 100,000 square meters of commercial space will be released underground. In addition, the Sanlitun SOHO, which is currently relatively unorganized, will also explore new paths for business adjustments.

The Sanlitun area will also try to solve the problem of job-living balance through the lease replacement model, and provide more convenience for the surrounding people to work.

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