Sanya Free Trade Area Location City: Hainan, China

Sectors:
Mixed Use, Retail, Residential, Leisure, Office, Hospitality, Transportation
Services:
Masterplanning
Studios:
Shanghai
Client:
Sanya Municipal People's Government

Certifications:

Establishing Sanya as a trade gateway between China and the world.

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Key Info

Includes:
A mix of uses serving international businesses and tourists
Area:
840 hectares
Status:
Masterplan Concept stage

A new economic development zone

Chapman Taylor, in collaboration with Shanghai Tianhua Architectural Design Company, created an urban strategy for central Sanya in response to the Chinese government’s decision to create an economic development zone for Hainan in which markets will be opened up to international business and tourism.

Redeveloping Sanya's city centre

The government's plan is aimed at increasing investment and growth in many areas, including agriculture, entertainment, finance, sports and tourism (particularly ocean-based activities such as yachting).

The masterplan focuses on a number of key redevelopment zones throughout the city centre of this strategically important waterfront city in southern Hainan.

A key ocean gateway for international business

The goal of the 840-hectare design is to establish Sanya as a key gateway to the Pacific and Indian Oceans, providing an attractive and accessible environment in which to do business or to visit for leisure.

Chapman Taylor created this urban strategy for Sanya in collaboration with Shanghai Tianhua Architectural Design Company

Rainer Cai (Master of Urban Planning)

Associate Director, Business Development, Shanghai

Rainer joined Chapman Taylor in 2016 and is responsible for business development and marketing in our Shanghai studio.

Rainer graduated from the department of civil engineering at Shanghai Tongji University and studied Regional Science and Urban Planning at KIT in Germany. He is Fluent in Chinese, English and German. Rainer was an architect and is now responsible for business development and marketing in China.

Areas of Expertise:

Business development / Masterplanning / Retail / Mixed-use

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