Linglong Mansion of Neighborhood Center Makes Colorful Appearance
Linglong Mansion, the 5th retail complex of Neighborhood Center at No. 58 East Linglong Street, SIP, opened for business amidst explosion of firecrackers on the afternoon of Dec. 26. The mansion's 19,800m2 constructed area was completed within 360 days from the foundation laying.
Apart from the 12 traditional indispensable items of service of Neighborhood Center, the Linglong Mansion has introduced florist's, red wine bar, gift shop, children's articles store, and courtyard designing agency, etc., adding up to 27 items of service functions.
The real estate developers from the neighboring Linglong Garden and Zhonghai Property have been following the service plans of the mansion closely over the past month, and lost no time in publicizing the service functions in hope of encouraging faster entry of the dwellers into the residential areas. The mansion will play a significant part in improving the quality of life in the surrounding living quarters.
Hours before the opening ceremony, residents nearby had already started their reconnaissance tours around the mansion to get acquainted with the sales items and the green surroundings.
By noontime, the snack shop of Singapore flavor had been swarmed with customers, and the table d'hote for 8 RMB per portion and 4-5 RMB noodles were favored by customers.
Neighborhood Holiday Hotel No. 2 also opened along with the mansion, with 182 standard rooms, executive suites, and deluxe business-class rooms, all in comfortable and advanced facilities and relaxing atmosphere.
A vantage point was offered on top of the hotel building for surrounding landscape. Being in the vicinity of International Expo Center and Science Art Center and high-brow apartment areas, the No. 2 Neighborhood Holiday Hotel is optimistic to do well as a business hotel.
Dec. 27, 2006