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Pacific Place is a complex of office towers, hotels and a shopping centre in Admiralty, Hong Kong. The Complex spread over 5.17 million sq ft of prime real estate in the heart of the city and boasts direct access to Admiralty MTR station. Pacific Place is a shopping mall in Hong Kong which opened in 1989, . A division of Swire, which built the property, continues to manage it. One of its main competitors for retail space rental in Hong Kong is Times Square. The four-level mall has become home to over 130 shops and boutiques and two major department stores, collectively offering a dazzling array of contemporary fashion and internationally-renowned luxury brands. Swire Properties’ flagship development is also home to four five-star hotels, a conference centre, three Grade-A office towers and 270 five-star serviced apartments and remains Hong Kong’s iconic shopping destination.
Pacific Place was developed by Swire Properties. It is built on land formerly part of Victoria Barracks, one of the first military compounds in Hong Kong. The land was auctioned by the Hong Kong Government during redevelopment and was successfully bid for by Swire. Phase Three was developed from old buildings on Star Street, Wan Chai. The time gap between construction of this latest Phase and the older Two is about ten years.
- One Pacific Place (40 storeys, 162m)
- JW Marriott (50 storeys, 164.5m)
- Two Pacific Place (56 storeys, 213.4m)
- Offices (7th-35th floors)
- Island Shangri-La (39th-56th floors)
- Conrad Hotel (61 storeys, 199m)(11th-37th floors are serviced apartments; 40th-61st floors are hotel rooms)
- Three Pacific Place (40 storeys, 182m) - situated in Wan Chai, between Wan Chai Station and Admiralty Station
Shopping Mall of Pacific Place
Pacific Place mall has five floors (including a basement) with many shops. There is a footbridge to Queensway Plaza and United Centre. It is connected to the MTR Admiralty Station and Three Pacific Place. There are also escalators up to Hong Kong Park. Basement: There is a food court and restaurants in the basement, including Oliver's Super Sandwiches, Maxim's Peking Garden and Sichuan Garden Restaurant. In 2000, Oliver's became the fast food restaurant "eating plus." In 2002, Maxim's Thai Basil opened here. In 2004, "eating plus" ceased operations and became the Metropolitan Café. Maxim's two Chinese restaurants above have the longest history in Pacific Place of all the restaurants, at over 15 years. In 2008, there was a restaurant reorganisation, and Zen Peninsula's former location was taken by Thai Basil and Japanese restaurant ROKA. Zen Peninsula took over Peking Garden and Sichuan Garden Restaurant's spot, and Peking Garden occupied Thai Basil's location. Phase Two's basement also has gourmet supermarket grEAT and a carpark. 1st floor:In Phase 1, there have three major Casual fashion store. Such as A|X Armani Exchange, Agnès b and Pacific Custom Tailors. Other shops include L'Occitane En Provence、 LensCrafters and liuli. The restaurant-Dan Ryan's Chicago Grill which opened in 1989. There also have AMC Pacific Place Cinema, which opened in December, 2006. In Phase 2, there have several High-end fashion store. Such as ZARA, Coach, Aquascutum, Emporio Armani, French Connection, I.T. etc. Other shops include Hong Kong Records CD Store、Wise-Kids、Universal Audio & Video Centre and Shu Uemura. 2st floor: There have several High-end fashion store. Such as Aquascutum、 Escada Sport、HUGO BOSS、I.T、 Joyce、 Marc by Marc Jacobs、 Shanghai Tang and Vivienne Tam etc. Other shops include Bang & Olufsen、 Chinese Arts & Crafts、Kelly & Walsh Book Store and Montblanc. 3nd floor:There have several Luxury brands, including Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Cartier, Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Hermès, Lanvin, Loewe, Louis Vuitton, Prada. This floor also have high-end restaurants, such as Cova.
One Pacific Place and Two Pacific Place are office towers. The three hotels are JW Marriott, Hong Kong, Island Shangri-La and Conrad International. The complex also offers serviced apartments of 270 suites named Pacific Place Apartments.
Along Queensway, the complex is located just above Admiralty Station where two main lines of the MTR, Hong Kong's underground mass transportation network, meet. The two MTR lines that run through Admiralty Station are the Island Line and the Tsuen Wan Line. A multitude of public transportation - bus, minibus, taxi and tram.