JC Mandarin Plaza in Shanghai, transformed from an underperforming hotel into a high-end commercial complex. Photo: Gensler
Why are Asian property investors repurposing old buildings during Covid-19?
  • Design firm Gensler turned JC Mandarin Plaza, a hotel in Shanghai, into a high-end commercial complex as part of an urban renewal project
  • Hong Kong’s Oootopia owned by Arch Capital, and Weave Living, also converted old hotels in To Kwa Wan and Ma On Shan into co-living residential blocks
3 Jan 2022 - 6:00AM