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Olympia 66 Formally Opens For Business Today Reinforces Hang Lung Properties’ Presence in North-eastern China

 
(Hong Kong, December 18, 2015) Hang Lung Properties’ eighth world-class commercial project in mainland China, Olympia 66 in Dalian, formally opens for business today. This latest addition to our Mainland portfolio reinforces Hang Lung’s well-established presence in north-eastern China, joining the Company’s Forum 66 and Palace 66 developments in Shenyang.

Olympia 66 offers 222,000 square meters of premium retail area plus 1,200 car parking spaces. The mall is ideally situated next to Dalian’s Olympic Square, on 66 Wusi Lu in Xigang District, one of the most prominent commercial thoroughfares in the city. Thanks to its ideal location, outstanding architectural design and diversified trade-mix, Olympia 66 is destined to become a new iconic landmark in Dalian.

Mr. Norman Chan, Director (Leasing & Sales) of Hang Lung Properties, said, “Olympia 66 commences operations amidst a difficult environment. Despite the impact of a slower retail market and a sluggish economy on the Mainland, this stunning development has already demonstrated that it is fully capable of attracting an impressive array of international brands, which have chosen to locate their flagship and concept stores in this shopping mall.”

Olympia 66 is offering about 300 diversified choices of shopping, dining and entertainment which are commencing their operations from now through the first quarter of 2016, with more to follow. A total of 30% of the tenants are internationally renowned brands, while nearly 40 brands are making their debut in Dalian, including American fashion designer Ralph Lauren Kids, famous chocolatier Godiva and sportswear brand Adidas Neighbourhood. Popular Swedish fashion label COS will also unveil its duplex flagship store at the mall. Other renowned brands include Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Coach, Montblanc, Omega, Moschino, Gucci Timepieces and jewelry, G. Givenchy, Kiehl’s, 10/10Apothecary, PANDORA, SWAROVSKI and UGG. Olympia 66 will continue to present new brands and surprises to cater for discerning customers who are seeking a superior quality lifestyle. In addition, Dalian’s first and only Broadway Cineplex, PALACE, is expected to open its doors in the first quarter of 2016. A series of promotional activities, including a wealth of gift and promotional offers, will be launched at the opening and also during the Christmas season.

Olympia 66 has already been widely acclaimed for its innovative design. The titles won so far include the MIPIM Asia Awards 2011 - Bronze Award in the category of the Best Chinese Futura Projects, the Best Retail Architecture in Asia Pacific and the Five-star Best Retail Architecture in China in the International Property Awards 2011, the Best International Retail Architecture 2011 award, and also the top honor in the 2013 Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets in the category of Retail Project Awards – Future. Attesting to the multiple environmentally friendly features incorporated in its design, the project has received Precertification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Core and Shell Development – Gold Level issued by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Hang Lung Properties’ eighth world-class mall in mainland China, Olympia 66, opens for business today. This stunning development is destined to become a new iconic landmark in Dalian.

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