Management goals

Time project to be employed

About 95 percent of the 352 buildings in the zone’s core area will be completed by the end of 2016, according to the committee. (1)

Type of development in the next five, ten, fifteen years

Major function area and Expansion area.

Time goals

Refers to the circumstances of the owner, clients, programmer, or architect].

Gathering and analysis facts

National and geographical factors


Determine the physic characteristics of the land.

Location and transportation

Transportation concept: Road system, improve the pedestrian traffic, bicycle sharing system, promote the public traffic, Light Rail Transit (LRT).

Vicinity analysis (land use, transportation)

The strategic location of (HQCBD) integrating: Hongqiao transportation Hub (HTH), Hongqiao High-speed train station and airport, bus, Maglev, metro line. Land use: mix use, Commercial, and finance, Culture and Entertainment, Business and office, Building and plaza. The land use proportion: residential, public buildings, Hub buildings, Airport interior buildings, storage logistics.

Social factors

Population (quality and number of talents, consumption level, demand)

Not available.

Environment analysis (green, low carbon, eco-friendly)

One of the zone’s key development concepts includes a focus on achieving low carbon emissions during their construction phase. All buildings within the CBD’s core area have been certified with a two-star rating by the National Green Building Evaluation Standards, while more than 50 percent of the buildings have received three stars. Some buildings even have a Leadership in Energy and Environment Design qualification.1

Economic factors

World or national industrial development trend

High tech-industry and service are main industry Yangtze River Delta important gateway to the world; Shanghai serves the commerce and trade platform of the whole country and the Yangtze River Delta, An Important Carrier of Shanghai’s Construction of an International Trade Center and an Important Pole of Shanghai’s Multi-core CBD Structure.

Industrial position analysis

Core Industries - Mobility for the Modern Business Trade Services, Extending Industries - Modern Business Services Based on “Business,” Supporting Industry - Services for Business and Commercial Services.

Identifying the economic goals of the project

Fostering the growth of domestic and international trade, raising domestic consumption, and placing greater emphasis towards producing2 value-added products and services as China’s rising labor costs and technical expertise move the country up the global supply chain.

Political factors

Zoning, national and Shanghai’s industry policies

According to the Shanghai policy: