Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Pacific Place

Pacific Place is a complex of office towers, hotels and shopping centre in , , on Hong Kong Island.

Pacific Place is positioned as one of the most prestigious shopping malls in Hong Kong since its opening period in late-1989, yet considered one of the most popular. Swire maintains a high level of security and order, and it is generally less crowded than rival .

Shops and buildings inside

In Pacific Place there are three main shopping floors, and the top floor is considered one of the most expensive and luxury, consisting of shops such as Prada, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Burberry, Loewe and Lanvin, while on the bottom floor there consists of shops that are not so expensive such as Marathon Sports, Rockport and Gigasports.

There is a theater operated by , which was formerly operated by . The AMC theaters consists of 2 main types: a larger one for peak times and a smaller one with wider and more comfortable seats for weekdays and non-peak hours.

One Pacific Place and Two Pacific Place are office towers. The three hotels are JW Marriott, Hong Kong, Island Shangri-La and . The complex also offers serviced apartments of 270 suites named Pacific Place Apartments.

Along , the complex is strategically located at the interchange on the and of the MTR.

Three Pacific Place, on in Wan Chai, is Swire's latest addition to the portfolio of Pacific Place. The underground access, connecting , Pacific Place and Three Pacific Place, gives the separated Three Pacific Place in Wan Chai to be merged as single complex with Pacific Place in Admiralty. Opened in late 1989. It was officially opened on 26 February 2007. The cost of the construction was HK$100 million.

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